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If the database has a house beside the name, it can be accessed from home using your Library Card barcode.  Click on the database name to begin.  If the database has a separate [Remote Link], please use the remote link to access the database from outside the Library.  If the database is only available from within the Library, this will be indicated.

2-11 Long Island (United Way and Middle Country Public Library) house

Profiles more than 10,000 community services and resources, with information on private, non-private, and government sponsored agencies dealing with basic needs, health, education, etc.

AtoZ World Culture  (World Trade Press)  house

A to Z World Culture comprises 175 country Culture Guides with information about world history, cultures, languages, foods, religions, and much more.

ALIScat   house

A catalog of books and other materials located in Nassau County public libraries.  ALIScat allows you to search for books, videos, and music; as well as renew materials and place reserves electronically.  For more information about using this catalog, please download our ALIScat brochure

ALLDATA Repair       [In Library Only] (ALLDATA)

Provides diagnostic and repair information for cars and light trucks.  Enter the make, model, and year of the vehicle, and choose from service categories including exhaust, brakes, steering and suspension, heating and air conditioning, warning indicators, lighting and horns, wiring diagrams, diagnostic procedures, and maintenance schedules.  The ALLDATA service Advisor provides original price of parts and the estimated repair time enabling the consumer to determine repair costs.

The American Mosaic: The African American Experience  (ABC-CLIO)  house [Remote Access Link]

This database encompasses the myriad contributions of individuals from the African American Community who have achieved prominence in the arts, entertainment, the sciences, business, the military, and politics, as well as nameless others who endured the travails of slavery and institutionalized discrimination.


(NOTE: TO USE THIS DATABASE FROM HOME, YOU MUST CLICK ON THE "REMOTE ACCESS" LINK. AFTER CLICKING ON THE REMOTE ACCESS LINK, YOU WILL BE PROMPTED FOR YOUR 14-DIGIT LIBRARY CARD BARCODE)

The American Mosaic: The American Indian Experience (ABC-CLIO)  house [Remote Access Link]

This database is a digital resource that illuminates the histories and contemporary cultures of the Native peoples of North America.


(NOTE: TO USE THIS DATABASE FROM HOME, YOU MUST CLICK ON THE "REMOTE ACCESS" LINK. AFTER CLICKING ON THE REMOTE ACCESS LINK, YOU WILL BE PROMPTED FOR YOUR 14-DIGIT LIBRARY CARD BARCODE)

The American Mosaic: The Latino American Experience  (ABC-CLIO)  house   [Remote Access]

This database explores the rich heritage and current culture of Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Guatemalans, Cubans, Dominicans, Colombians, Ecuadorians, and other Hispanic cultures in the United States -- an estimated 44 million individuals.  Coverage ranges from precontact Aztec and Maya societies to 21st-century political issues from 6,639 primary and secondary sources, including overview essays, biographies, bracero oral histories, speeches, court cases, quotations, as well as more than 45 topical overviews and more than 700 biographies.

(NOTE: TO USE THIS DATABASE FROM HOME, YOU MUST CLICK ON THE "REMOTE ACCESS" LINK. AFTER CLICKING ON THE REMOTE ACCESS LINK, YOU WILL BE PROMPTED FOR YOUR 14-DIGIT LIBRARY CARD BARCODE)

AncestryLibrary (ProQuest)       [In Library only]

Provides unprecedented access to family history via documents that record the lineage of individuals from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and more. This database is a genealogical research tool that provides access to more than 4 billion names in more than 7,000 databases, including census records, passenger lists, and the UK & Ireland Connection.  It is the library version of Ancestry.com.

Biography and Genealogy Master Index (Gale)  house

Biography and Genealogy Master Index enables users to locate biographical entries contained in more than 1,000 volumes and editions of important current and retrospective biographical reference sources. This index contains citations that point to over 15 million biographies on nearly 5 million people, living and deceased, from all time periods, geographical locations, and fields of endeavor.

Bloom's Literature (Infobase)  house

This database contains more than 20,000 critical essays from over 500 literary journals and 2,300 scholarly and critical books.  Also included in the database are more than 13,000 biographies, 49,000 character entries, 5,000 synopses of literary works and hundreds of images and videos.  It contains all of Harold Bloom's criticism for novels, plays, etc.

Books In Print  (Bowker)  house      [Remote Access]

This database contains over 20 million global titles (in print, out of print, and forthcoming), including books, ebooks, audiobooks, and multimedia titles.  Search for books by genre, characters, settings, location, time frame, and topic.

 (NOTE: TO USE THIS DATABASE FROM HOME, YOU MUST CLICK ON THE "REMOTE ACCESS" LINK. AFTER CLICKING ON THE REMOTE ACCESS LINK, YOU WILL BE PROMPTED FOR YOUR 14-DIGIT LIBRARY CARD BARCODE)

Britannica Academic  (Britannica)   house

Includes Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools.

Britannica Escolar (Britannica)   house

Discover the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. New features make it more valuable than ever for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish.

Britannica School (Britannica)   house

A source for all grades (Pre-K-12) and all reading abilities. Available at three levels--elementary, middle, and high.

Brooklyn Newsstand  house

View issues of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle and Brooklyn Life from 1841-1955 archived by the Brooklyn Public Library.

Business Insights: Essentials (Gale)   house

This database includes company profiles, industry reports, and financial reports, as well as business magazines and newspapers. 

Available via NOVEL - a project of the New York State Library, federally funded by LSTA grants.

CareerCruising   house (Career Cruising)

Career Cruising is an interactive career resource designed for people of all ages.  Use this database if you want to find the right career, explore different career options, or plan future education and training.

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers   (Library of Congress) house

Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.

ConsumerReports.org (Consumer Reports) house

Access to expert ratings of over 5,000 products.  Plus over 8,000 ratings and reviews, expert buying advice, product comparisons, user reviews, and more.

CreativeBug    house       

Creativebug contains thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

Credo  (Credo) house

Online reference service featuring over 900 full-text reference titles covering all subject areas with over 3 million articles from 100 highly-respected publishers all aggregated and integrated in a robust search engine.

Custom Newspapers (Gale) house

This database includes full-text articles from over 24,000 journal, periodical, and news sources around the world.

Daily Life Through History  (ABC-CLIO)   house    [Remote Access Link]

This includes the Daily Life America database.  The content is enhanced with new books, articles, images, maps, and primary documents, moving seamlessly from past to present and providing context for contemporary life and culture. (NOTE: TO USE THIS DATABASE FROM HOME, YOU MUST CLICK ON THE "REMOTE ACCESS" LINK. AFTER CLICKING ON THE REMOTE ACCESS LINK, YOU WILL BE PROMPTED FOR YOUR 14-DIGIT LIBRARY CARD BARCODE)

eBook Collection (EBSCO)   house

Contains a small collection of over 3,554 reference, scholarly, and professional development titles.

EBSCO Full Text Finder (EBSCO)  house

This database provides a single, searchable, comprehensive list of journal and newspaper titles located in the Library's EBSCO, Gale, and Proquest databases. You can search using a keyword search, by title or subject or an alphabetical list of journals.

Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War (ABC-CLIO) (ebook) house

In addition to the more than three-million Americans who served during the Vietnam War and witnessed it firsthand, this lengthy conflict touched nearly every aspect of the American experience in the 1960s and 1970s. The Vietnam War influenced the peacenik generation that formed its identity in opposition to U.S. involvement in Vietnam and was the root cause of the Watergate scandal that forced the resignation of President Richard Nixon.

Entrepreneurship Database (Proquest) house [Remote Access]

 This database bridges theory with practice, covering a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners. Content ranges from the scholarly - including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings - to a full toolkit of practical guides, templates, forms, sample business plans and tips from successful entrepreneur in a wide range of formats - from video to downloadable Word and Excel files, as well as traditional text and PDFs.

Ethnic Groups of Europe (ABC-CLIO) (ebook)  house

Europe is the second smallest continent in the world, its land area comprising only two percent of the earth's total surface. Even so, Europe is home to over 730 million people, all members of interrelated yet distinct populations. From Spaniards and Icelanders in the west to Nogai and Saami in the east, Europe is home to more than 100 different ethnic groups.

Explora (EBSCO)   house

Explora allows students in high school and college to research books, journal articles, primary sources, and 60,000 Associated Press Videos for research and school assignments.

Explora Educators Edition (EBSCO)   house

This database includes more than 2100 full text scholarly journals and over 1700 peer-reviewed full text journals.  It focuses on education by providing full text for over 2500 education journals.  Explora provides access to lesson plans, student tools, curriculum standards and links to sites valuable for teachers.

FirstSearch  (OCLC)    [In Library Only]

This database provides access to a wide variety of articles in a number of databases as well as a union catalog of books and resources from libraries all over the world. Databases include:

  • ArticleFirst - An index of articles from the contents pages of journals.
  • Ebooks - A catalog of online electronic books available through libraries worldwide.
  • ECO - An OCLC collection of scholarly journals.
  • ERIC - Journal articles and reports in education.
  • GPO - U.S government publications.
  • MEDLINE - All areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing.
  • OAIster - A union catalog of digital resources.
  • PapersFirst - An OCLC index of papers presented at conferences worldwide.
  • Proceedings - An OCLC catalog of worldwide conference proceedings.
  • WorldCat - OCLC catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.
  • WorldCat Dissertations - All dissertations, theses, and published material based on theses cataloged by OCLC members, including all subjects.

Please note that within the First Search database, you must use the First Search commands - do not use the browser commands.

Fold3  (Ancestry)   [In Library only]

Fold3 features premier collections of original military records.  These records include the stories, photos, and personal documents of men and women who served in the military.  Many of the records come from the U.S. National Archives, the National Archives of the U.K., and others.

This database requires a username and password.  Please ask a Librarian for assistance.

Foundation Directory Online Essential  (Foundation Center)

This online database is a good starting point for beginning grant seekers. It features profiles of the 103,000+ grantmaker profiles, 300,000+ key decision makers and leaders, and searchable 990s and 990-PFs.. Please ask a Reference Librarian for the username and password.

Foundation Grants to Individuals  (Foundation Center)

Includes profiles of 10,000 grantmakers with details on funders that provide scholarships, fellowships, grants, and a wide range of financial support to individuals.  Please ask a Reference Librarian for the Username and Password.

Fulltext Sources Online  (Information Today, Inc.)   [In Library Use Only]

Use this database to determine in which of the periodical databases a particular journal is indexed in full text.

A directory of publications that are accessible online in full text, from 23 major aggregator products.  FSO lists over 59,000 periodicals, newspapers, newsletters, newswires, and TV and radio transcripts.  It is updated weekly.     Please ask a Reference Librarian for the Username and Password.

Gale Academic One File (Gale) house

Our premier periodical resource, Academic OneFile provides millions of articles from over 9,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources -- including thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN as well as videos from BBC Worldwide Learning.

Available via NOVEL - a project of the New York State Library, federally funded by LSTA grants.

Gale eBooks (Gale)  house

A database of over 3,557 encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources.  Subjects covered include, but are not limited to, history, philosophy, religion, science, business, information & publishing, literature, law, medicine, education, technology, careers, and biography.

Gale General OneFile (Gale)   house

A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics; business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology and many general interest topics.  It includes more than 8,000 full-text titles; more than 3,600 journals; more than 25 years of backfile; and five newspaper indexes -- totaling more than 13,000 titles in all.

Available via NOVEL, a project of the New York State Library, federally funded by LSTA grants.

Gale Health and Wellness (Gale)  house

This comprehensive resource includes reference material like the Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine and the Alternative Health Encyclopedia, The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, Medial and Health Information Directory, as well as full-text magazines, journals, and pamphlets from authoritative medical sources. It includes streaming video with transcripts from Healthology, Illumistream, and NBC, and there are also links to related websites. Coverage includes such topics as chiropractic, herbal remedies, homeopathy, midwifery, and yoga.

Gale in Context: Biography (Gale)  house

This is a one-stop source with 650,000 biographical entries covering more than 400,000 international figures from all time periods and areas of study, as well as figures at the center of current events and popular culture. Biography in Context offers authoritative reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images.

Gale in Context: Middle School (Gale) house

Created specifically for middle school students, Research In Context combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Categories cover a range of the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, U.S. and world history, literature, and many more. Research In Context provides engaging reference, periodical, and multimedia content supporting national and state curriculum standards for grades 6 to 12 in language arts, social studies, and science. Middle school students will benefit from an interface that delivers a combination of the highly visual design and navigation preferred by younger users as well as the authoritative content and user-focused tool set needed to support middle school assignments and coursework.

Available via NOVEL - a project of the New York State Library, federally funded by LSTA grants.

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints (Gale)  house

This database draws on the acclaimed social issues series published by Greenhaven Press, as well as core reference content from other Gale and Macmillan Reference USA sources to provide a complete one-stop source for information on social issues and current events.  Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.

Available via NOVEL, a project of the New York State Library, Federally funded by LSTA grants.

Gale in Context: Science (Gale)   house

An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

Gale in Context: U.S. History (Gale)  house

Aligned to state and national curriculum standards, U.S. History in Context provides a complete overview of our nation's past that covers the most studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people.  Comprehensive, contextual, media-rich information is provided on topics ranging from the arrival of Vikings in North America, to the stirrings of the revolution, through to the Civil Rights movement, 9/11, and the War on Terror.  It includes more than 5,000 rare and vital primary source documents.

Gale in Context: World History  (Gale)  house

Aligned to state and national curriculum standards, World History In Context provides an overview of world history that covers the most-studied events, periods, cultures, civilizations, religions, conflicts, wars, ideologies, cultural movements, and people.  Sources include more than 1,700 primary source documents and 2,000 maps as well as videos and audio selections.

Gale Literature: Twayne's Authors Series (Gale)  house

This series of literary criticism offers in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements, and the development of literary genres.  This ebook resource features the content of nearly 900 books, covering authors, their works and literary movements, mainly from the 17th-20th century.

Available via NOVEL, a project of the New York State Library, federally funded by LSTA grants.

Gale OneFile: Business (Gale)  house

This database is the place to look for analysis of company performance and activity, industry events and trends and the latest in management, economics and politics. Content includes broker-research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals, and company directory listings with full text and images from over 4,000 publications, which are updated daily.

Gale OneFile: Computer Science (Gale)   house

This database includes ore than 1,200 journals and periodicals, providing information on computer-related product introductions, news, and reviews in areas like hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.

Available via NOVEL - a project of the New York State Library, federally funded by LSTA Grants.

Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine (Gale) house

Health Reference Center Academic contains over 27 million articles from peer-reviewed nursing and allied health journals, magazines, newsletters, and select consumer health information sources, as well as hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries.  The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

Available via NOVEL, a project of the New York State Library, Federally funded by LSTA grants.

Gale OneFile: Home Improvement (Gale)  house

Places the research of hobbyists and professionals on a solid foundation with articles from more than 200 home improvement-focused titles.  Covers topics such as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and more.

Available via NOVEL, a project of the New York State Library, Federally funded by LSTA grants.

Gale OneFile: Information Science (Gale) house

This database is updated daily and covers all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology, including usability, cataloging, information management, circulation, business information and more.  It includes over 3 million articles from leading 383 industry journals.

Gale OneFile: Informe Academico  (Gale)   house

Informe Académico provides access to 1,018 Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines. The database offers a wide range of content both from and about Latin America.

Informe Académico proporciona acceso a 1,018 periódicos y revistas especializadas de lengua española y portuguesa. La base de datos ofrece una amplia gama de contenidos sobre América Latina. 

Gale OneFile: News (Gale)  house

This database provides access to more than 3,000 major U.S., regional, national, and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world.  It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts, and transcripts.

Available via NOVEL, a project of the New York State Library, Federally funded by LSTA grants.

Gale OneFile: Pop Culture Studes (Gale)  house

It's all around us and influences our lives every day. This collection provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course. This collection is made up of more than 233 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.

Available via NOVEL, a project of the New York State Library, Federally funded by LSTA grants.

Gale OneFile: Popular Magazines (Gale)  house

This database includes more than 1,857 (over 1,500 in full-text) of the most searched magazines across our InfoTrac products. All the titles were selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons. It includes over 600 titles recommended by Bowker's "Magazines for Libraries."

Available via NOVEL, a project of the New York State Library, Federally funded by LSTA grants.

Gale OneFile: Psychology (Gale)  house

Supports research in all fields of psychology:  abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative, social, and all areas of applied psychology.  Library users have access to over 957 periodicals; over 400 in full text.

Gale OneFile: U.S. History (Gale)  house

As any historian will state, the study of history is as much about the present as the past: to that end, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in US History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. This compilation of over 500 journals provides robust and balanced coverage of this field, useful both to the novice historian as well as to the advanced academic researcher.  It is updated daily.

Gale OneFile: Vocation & Careers(Gale)  house

Finding the right career can be a daunting and high stakes task: finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection, providing current and applicable content for all vocational milestones. Offering content from over 462 publications, most of them in full text, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

Gale OneFile: World History (Gale) house

As any historian will state, the study of history is as much about the present as the past: to that end, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in World History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. This compilation of over 150 journals, most in full text, provides robust and balanced coverage of this field, useful both to the novice historian as well as to the advanced academic researcher.

Gale OneFile: Educators Reference Complete (Gale)   house

With nearly 1,300 periodicals, this collection is a great resource for a variety of educators -- from teachers and administrators to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level.  It seeks to provide full text for titles in the ERIC database and covers multiple levels of education and every educational specialty, such as technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing.  It also provides insight on issues in administration, funding, and policy.

Available via NOVEL, a project of the New York State Library, federally funded by LSTA grants.

General Science Collection (Gale)   house

Provides information on the latest scientific developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology, and many other areas.  Key subjects include the biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.

GreenFILE  (EBSCO)   house

This database focuses on the relationship between human beings and the  environment. Featuring hundreds of scholarly and general interest  titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE  offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans  affect ecology.

HeritageQuest Online (ProQuest)    house     [Remote Access]

A genealogy resource combining census data, family records, local histories, and other primary sources. Users may search on personal names, place, type of material, and keywords. Full-image census records are further searchable by year, surname, given name, age, gender, race, birthplace, locality, county, and state. Many collections are delivered in full page image, ready for printing or pdf downloading. [NOTE:  TO USE THIS DATABASE FROM HOME, YOU MUST CLICK ON THE REMOTE ACCESS LINK.  YOU WILL BE ASKED FOR YOUR 14-DIGIT LIBRARY CARD BARCODE.]

Hoover's Company Records  (Proquest)  house [Remote Link]

Features profiles of more than 85 million companies, 900 industries, and 225,000 key executives, Hoover's Company Records provides easy access to the most thorough and up-to-date business information available. This comprehensive database gives users the whole picture, including: Company overview, Company history, Officers and board members, Competitors, Products and operations, Auditors, Rankings, Related industry information, and Historical financials.

Icons of African American Comedy (ABC-CLIO) (ebook) house

Comedians entertain us and challenge us. They make us laugh and they make us think. They both reflect and dissect the cultural mosaic that is the United States. As an important part of that mosaic, African-American comedians have helped shape American comedy—and American culture—for more than a century. These are their stories.

Kids Infobits  (Gale)  house

This database contains over 100 age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5.  Also included is Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts, and graphs.

Available via NOVEL, a project of the New York State Library, Federally funded by LSTA grants.

LearningExpress Library  (EBSCO)  house       

Offers practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, ebooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want -- at school, at work, or in life.  Practice tests include Police Officer, EMT/Paramedic, Cosmetology, Military (ASVAB), Civil Service, GED and more!  No includes the ESL (Spanish) Skills Improvement Course. It includes tutorials on computer and Internet basics, as well as popular software skills.

Literary Sources (Gale)  house

Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across several major Literature databases, including LitFinder, Literature Resource Center, and the Gale Virtual Reference Library, to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information, and overviews.

Literature Resource Center (Gale)  house

 This database provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 150,000 authors from every age and literary discipline.

LitFinder (Gale)  house

LitFinder covers all time periods and contains a wealth of primary literature content.  This includes approximately 150,000 full text poems, over 800,000 poem citations and excerpts, 7,100 full-text short stories and novels, 3,800 full-text essays, 2,000 full text speeches, and 1,700 full-text plays.  It also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary.

Long Island Library Catalog Advanced Search  (FirstSearch)   [In Library Only]

This interface links the catalogs of academic, medical, public, school, and special libraries in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.  Please be aware that some of the items found in this catalog may not be available to the public or through Interlibrary Loan.  Please contact the Freeport Memorial Library's Reference Department at 516-379-3274 for more information.

Lynda.com (Linkedin)   house       

Contains over 7,044 courses and over 232,711 video tutorials on a variety of technical, creative, and business topics taught by experts in their fields.  Courses can be viewed from your computer, as well as on your tablet or smartphone.

Please note that course content may only be accessed through the above link, and not by directly visiting the lynda.com homepage.  Please also note that while the Library's lynda.com accounts are accessible through mobile devices, they are not accessible through the lynda.com apps.  You must use your mobile device's browser. 

Nassau Digital Doorway (Overdrive)  house

Download digital versions of popular titles to your computer, or mobile device. You can listen to/read the title on your computer, or transfer them to a portable device, such as an mp3 player or e-reader, smartphone, or tablet. Some audio titles may be burned to CD.

Natural Medicines (Theraputic Research Center) house   [Remote Access]

Natural Medicines is the most authoritative resource available on dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies. This product provides the best features and functionality from both Natural Standard and Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database, as well as new clinical features that weren’t available before.

(NOTE: TO USE THIS DATABASE FROM HOME, YOU MUST CLICK ON THE "REMOTE ACCESS" LINK. AFTER CLICKING ON THE REMOTE ACCESS LINK, YOU WILL BE PROMPTED FOR YOUR 14-DIGIT LIBRARY CARD BARCODE)

New York Heritage: Digital Collections house

Part of a state-wide digitization initiative, the site includes photographs, postcards, meeting minutes from the William Clinton Story American Legion Post 342 for the years 1919 to 1927; Village of Freeport newsletters for the years 1952 to 2009, music scores, playbills, Freeport Memorial Library board minutes, and programs from the Freeport Historical Society’s extensive vaudeville collection.

New York State Newspapers (Gale)  house

Search this database of 26 major newspapers published in the State of New York , including the New York Times and the New York Post.

Available via NOVEL, a project of the New York State Library, federally funded by LSTA grants.

Newsday (ProQuest)   house [Remote Access]

This database includes full-text articles from Newsday from 1970 to present.

Please note that your initial search will be limited to Newsday.  To limit subsequent searches to Newsday, please add AND PUBID(46489)
to your search terms.

Niche Academy    house       

Learn how to use some of the Library's subscription services, such as Overdrive, NuWave Legal Documents, Consumer Reports, and more.

NoveList K-8 Plus (EBSCO)   house

From picture books on up to young adult, you can find children's books, fiction and non-fiction, indexed by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading Levels, Common Core standards, books made into movies, and other categories.

NoveList Plus (EBSCO)  house

This reader's advisory tool that helps readers discover fiction and non-fiction books.  It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists, series, read alikes and more.

NYS Historic Newspapers house

Part of a state-wide digitization initiative, the site includes digitized versions of local newspapers.

Pronunciator  house

Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and more.

RBdigital Digital Magazines (RBdigital)  house

Offers full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading on desktops, mobile devices, and apps. Your library's collection of popular digital magazines includes both new and backlist titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits.

referenceUSA (Infogroup)  house

Provides addresses, sales information, and executive names for over 24 million businesses in the U.S. and Canada. Searchable by state/province, city, zip/postal code, SIC code and yellow page headings. Searches can be customized by company size, sales volume, geographic location, industry, etc. Many of the listings are for small businesses. Database also includes residential listings for phone numbers and addresses for 120 million U.S. households and 1.3 million Canadian households and information on 650 physicians and dentists. 

Salem Careers (Salem Press) house   [Remote Access] Note:  These titles are also in print in the Reference collection.

Salem Careers brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning career reference works, such as

  • The Sports Marketplace Directory, 2019
  • Directory of Business Information Resources, 2018
  • America's Top-Rated Cities 2019
  • The Complete Resource for People with Disabilities 2020, 28th ed.

(NOTE: TO USE THIS DATABASE FROM HOME, YOU MUST CLICK ON THE "REMOTE ACCESS" LINK. AFTER CLICKING ON THE REMOTE ACCESS LINK, YOU WILL BE PROMPTED FOR YOUR 14-DIGIT LIBRARY CARD BARCODE).

Salem Health (Salem Press) house   [Remote Access] Note:  These titles are also in print in the Reference collection.

Salem Health brings online access to Salem Press’s award-winning health reference works, such as

  • Salem Health: Addictions, Substance Abuse, and Alcoholism, 2nd. ed. - includes 329 essays covering all aspects of addiction and substance abuse, including diseases or conditions, substances of abuse, treatment and addiction overviews, organizations and foundations dedicated to treatment and prevention, and more.
  • Salem Health: Aging, 2nd Ed. - The content in this edition spans many different topics, including population statistics, epidemiology, and ethnic subsets, including African-, Asian-, Native-, and Latinx Americans. We present content on physical and behavioral health, from less serious concerns in old age, like corns and bunions, to more serious conditions like arthritis, atherosclerosis, cancers, dementias, depression, grief, incontinence, loneliness, macular degeneration, obesity, the process of death and dying, and spirituality.
  • Salem Health: Cancer, 2nd Ed. - Alphabetically arranges over 900 essays on all aspects of cancer for nonspecialist interest groups - from those who have been diagnosed to caregivers, family members, students, and readers with a general interest in health.
  • Complimentary & Alternative Medicine - This comprehensive four-volume set covers all aspects of complementary and alternative medicine, both past and present.
  • Infectious Diseases & Conditions, 2nd Ed. - an encyclopaedia covering all aspects of infectious diseases and their prevention.  
  • Magill's Medical Guide, 8th ed. - provides general readers with an authoritative reference source that helps bridge the gap between medical encyclopedias for professionals and popular self-help guides.
  • Salem Health: Women's Health - This title covers a wide range of issues, including diseases that affect only women, diseases typically considered to be "women's" diseases, and health-related issues important to women of specific ages.

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Salem History (Salem Press) house   [Remote Access] Note:  These titles are also in the print collection.

Salem History brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning history reference works, such as

  • Current Topics:  Selected Essays from Salem Press to Help Explore Current Events
  • American First Ladies
  • Great Lives from History:  Latinos
  • The Environmental Debate, 3rd, ed.
  • Gun Debate
  • From Suffrage to the Senate: America's Political Women, 4th ed.
  • Opinions Throughout History - Immigration
  • Opinions Throughout History - The Environment
  • The Bill of Rights, 2nd ed.
  • The Value of a Dollar, 1860-2014
  • Working Americans:  African Americans

Innovators

  • Computer Technology Innovators
  • Fashion Innovators
  • Internet Innovators

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Salem Literature (Salem Press) house [Remote Access] Note:  These title are also in print in the Reference collection.

Salem Literature brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning literature reference works, such as

  • Critical Insights:  Authors
    Maya Angelou
    James Baldwin
    Gwendolyn Brooks
    Langston Hughes
    Zora Neal Hurston
    Toni Morrison
    Alice Walker
  • Critical Insights:  Themes
    Harlem Renaissance
    LGBTQ Literature
    Literature of Protest
    The Slave Narrative
  • Critical Insights:  Works
    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • Critical Surveys
    Critical Survey of Shakespeare's Plays
    Critical Survey of Shakespeare's Sonnets

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Salem Science (Salem Press) house [Remote Access] Note:  These titles are also in print in the Reference collection.

Salem Science brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning science reference works, such as

  • Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society
  • Biomes and Ecosystems
  • Encyclopedia of Energy
  • Environmental Issues
  • Forensic Science, 2nd. ed.

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Scholastic Go!   house 

Available via NOVEL, a project of the New York State Library, federally funded by LSTA grants. Includes:

  • Grolier Encyclopedia Americana - This encyclopedia is designed for high school and first-year college students
  • Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia - Fact-filled reference resource rich in multimedia content and designed for the young researcher.
  • New Book of Knowledge - Fun, easy-to-use, general reference resource helps students to gain access to a wide range of topics.
  • Amazing Animals of the World - Wild animals and their habitats for elementary and middle school students.
  • America the Beautiful - State history, people, places, and events for elementary and middle school students.
  • Lands and Peoples - Countries and cultures of the world  for elementary and middle school students.
  • The New Book of Popular Science - Science and technology, plus science in the news for middle and high school students.
  • La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre - A Comprehensive reference resource for Spanish speakers and Spanish-language students.

Scribner (Gale)  house

Provides access to more than 2,000 original, comprehensive, scholar-signed essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world and from all time periodicals.  Includes access to the esteemed Scribner literature series, including the American Writers Collection, British Writers Collection, European Writers Collection, World and Genre Writers Collection, World Poets, British Writers Classics, American Writers Classics, Latino and Latina Writers, and more.

Sesame Street eBooks    house  [Remote Link]

Electronic books for children featuring the Sesame Street characters. When you read a Sesame Street eBook with your child, you can make story time extra engaging with bright pages, audio narration, interactivity, animation, and more.

Small Business Collection (Gale)  house

Small Business Collection covers all major areas of starting and operating a business.  It provides insights, tips, strategies, and success stories for business schools and entrepreneurs.  Updated daily, this database contains more than 500 subject-appropriate, full-text periodicals.

Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. (ProQuest) house [Remote Access Link]

The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political and economic conditions of the United States.

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Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO)  house

Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals in subjects of interest to teachers.

Tumble Book Library (Tumblebooks, Inc.)  house

Downloadable Audiobooks, Read-a-long books, and Ebooks for children.  It includes 1000 titles, including 300 TumbleBooks, 250 Chapter Books, 100 non-fiction books, 16 Graphic Novels, and much more! Plus, there are hundreds of TumbleQuizzes and other Teacher Resources.

Tutor.com  (Live Homework Help)   house

Free live homework help and tutoring in subjects such as writing, math, science, social studies, etc.  from 2 to 10 p.m. each day. 

US Hispanic Newsstream (Proquest)  house

This database offers access to the largest collection of leading Hispanic newspapers, news wires, websites and blogs in full text from U.S. publishers in both Spanish and English.

US Newsstream (Proquest) house [Remote Link]

US Newsstream enables users to search the most recent global news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring content form newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format.  This product provides one of the largest collections of news from the U.S., Canada, Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Australia.  It includes:

  • US Newsstream enables users to search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format. For academic and public libraries, US Newsstream offers exclusive access to the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and co-exclusive access (with Factiva) to The Wall Street Journal. US Newsstream also offers one of the largest collections of local and regional newspapers.  It can be searched by the following areas: US Hispanic Newsstream, US Major Dailes, US Midwest Newsstream, US North Central Newsstream, US Northeast Newsstream, US South Central Newsstream, US Southeast Newsstream, and US West Newsstream.

World Book   house    [Remote Access Link]

An up-to-date, and extremely well illustrated encyclopedia, with over 9,600 pictures and maps, 60,000 cross-reference links, and 800 videos, animations and sounds.  The five modules are:  Kids, Student, Advanced, the student Spanish language encyclopedia, Enciclipedia Estudiantil Hallazgos, and Timelines, where you can view different timelines or create your own.

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