Oceanside Library

 
ONLINE DATABASES & RESOURCES

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Oceanside Library cardholders have the ability to search many of our online databases from home.  Please have your library card available as you must enter your 14-digit library card number to access many of these databases.  If you experience any problems with a link, please let one of our librarians know by calling (516) 766-2360, option 5 or send us an email.

*Click here for an alphabetical list of databases.  Scroll down to access all available resources.

For tips on how to search in databases, click here


BIOGRAPHY
Gale eBooks (Click for Tutorial/Information)
A Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Includes American Men & Women of Science, Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, and Encyclopedia of World Biography.

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BUSINESS & FINANCE
Business Insights: Essentials (Click for Tutorial/Information)
This database provides company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.

Gale Business Plan Builder
Offers step-by-step guidelines for both new entrepreneurs and experienced business owners as well as nonprofits to help start, manage, and optimize your long-term success. 

Gale eBooks (Click for Tutorial/Information)
A Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.  Includes Business Plans Handbook, The Cost of College, Earning, Saving, and Investing, Economy 101, Making Smart Money Choices, Managing Debt,  and Protecting Financial Data.

Gale OneFile: Computer Science
Provides access to business and technical publications in the computer, electronics, and telecommunications industries.


Morningstar
- In Library -- At Home

A one-stop shop for investment learning. Whether you're looking for direction when using the site, tips for choosing funds for stocks, or the definition of an investment term, you'll find it all here.

NuWav Legal Documents (Click for Tutorial/Information)
This database offers a variety of different legal documents and forms for Estate Planning, Real Estate, Business, Civil or Family Matters, Personal Finance, the Courts and more.  Browse for the form that you need, fill one out, and print it or save it to your computer.  Some documents are ready to go once they have been filled out and signed, some document require a witness, while others might require a notary stamp.


Reference Solutions (formerly Reference USA)
(Click for Tutorial/Information)
Reference Solutions contains US Business Data and US Residential directory information.  Business Data contains detailed directory information for 14 million+ U.S. Public and Private businesses.  Residential Data contains names, addresses, and phone numbers for 200 million+ U.S. households.  NOTE: If you are having difficulty accessing this database from home, please refer to the Reference Solutions help page for suggestions on how to correct the problem.

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CAREERS, EMPLOYMENT & JOB SEARCHING
Career Cruising

This database offers resources for those looking for career information.  You can learn about colleges and universities and the programs they offer, explore different careers that you are interested in, or take an interactive survey to help find careers that match your interests.  You can even set up a portfolio allowing you to save any information that you are working on so you can return to it at another time.

Gale Presents: Peterson's Test Prep
Use this site for access to Peterson's Education and Career Center, help find your ideal college or university, explore career options, improve your standardized test scores, search for vocational test prep and more.

JobNow
(Click for Tutorial/Information)
This database offers you resume and cover letter assistance with trained writing experts as well as live interview coaching to help you brush up on your technique or practice for an upcoming interview.  Career assessments can help you discover your best career fit based upon education, experience, and personality.  There is also an Adult Learning Center with access to test preparation (including the GED, TASC & U.S. Citizenship Tests), Microsoft Office help, an expert writing lab, an academic skills center featuring live online tutors, and other additional study tools.

Learning Express Library (Test Preparation)
(Click for Tutorial/Information)
Provides courses and eBooks on job searching, resumes and cover letters, interviewing, and networking skills.  Take instantly scored Civil Service, licensing, certification, and aptitude practice tests and watch tutorials on popular software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access.  To gain access to the LearningExpressLibrary.com's test preparation materials you will need to register.  (Click on "NEW USER" if you are a first time visitor.)  When accessed from home, your username must be your 14-digit library card number. 
NOTE: Learning Express Library has upgraded their platform with new skill-building tutorials, test preparation, and career advancement resources with new educational content, career guidance, and advice from industry experts.


Tutor.com Adult Education & Career Center
(Click for Tutorial/Information)
Live help is available from real tutors daily from 2pm - 10pm (some holidays excluded). Users can receive assistance with careers, job searches, writing résumés and cover letters. Help with citizenship exams, school subjects from GED prep to introductory college courses is also available. SkillsCenter Resource Library is open 24/7. In English and Spanish.

PLEASE NOTE: THE FOLLOWING SITES ARE NOT SUBSCRIPTION DATABASES
General Career Sites

Ask the Headhunter
Career Builder
Career advice, plus job-search listings from more than 60 participating newspapers.
Career OneStop Sponsored by the US Dept. of Labor.
Hempstead Works Walk-in "One Stop" career center.
Internet Career Connection Discover a career direction that best matches your personality style.
New York State Department of Labor
O*Net Resource Center
Occupational Outlook Handbook
What workers do on the job, training & educational needs, working conditions, earnings, and expected prospects in a wide range of occupations.
Riley Guide Links to job resources on the Internet.
Study.com Education Portal Articles, reviews, and videos on career paths, job hunting, trade schools, and degree programs.
Vault

Job Listings & Resume Posting Sites

CareerBuilder.com Search for jobs by industry, salary, location; post your resume free.
Dice.com
Glass Door
Indeed
Search engine for job listings.
Job.com
Job Bank USA
Jobs.com
Juju
Search engine for job listings. 
LiveCareer Job Listings
Monster.com
Nation Job Network
The New York Job Source
Quintessential Careers
Simply Hired
Search engine for job listings.
Trabajos en Español.
Vault

Government and Civil Service Jobs
Long Beach Civil Service and Benefits Office
Nassau County Civil Service Commission
New York City Civil Service
New York State Department of Civil Service
Suffolk County Civil Service Commission

Unemployment Benefits
US Dept. of Labor Unemployment Insurance Information

Resume and Cover Letter Preparation
The Damn Good Resume
eResumes and Resume Writing Services
How To Write A Resume (OutwitTrade)
JobStar Central
Resume and cover letter assistance, compiled by public libraries in Northern California.
LiveCareer
Perdue Online Writing Lab
Pongo Resume Builder

Classified Job Ads
New York Times Job Ads
Newsday Classifieds
NonProfit Times

Specialized Job Listings

Best Nursing Degree
ComputerWork.com
Disabled, on Social Security (Ticket To Work)
Engineering
Idealist.org
Non-profit organization jobs.
Latin America's Professional Network Experienced Spanish and Portuguese bilingual professionals.
LawJobs.com
MarketingJobs.com

Snag-A-Job Hourly employment.
SocialService.com
Teach New York
NYC Dept. of Education.
Union Jobs Clearinghouse


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

Explora For Public Libraries
(Click for Tutorial/Information)
Ensure student and educator success with EBSCO’s new interface for schools and public libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.

Gale In Context: Elementary
This database is designed for students in K-5.  It features a developmentally appropriate graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text age appropriate curriculum-related magazine and reference content.

Gale In Context: Middle School
Created specifically for middle school students, this database 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.

Gale Presents: Peterson's Test Prep
Use this site for access to Peterson's Education and Career Center, help find your ideal college or university, explore career options, improve your standardized test scores, search for vocational test prep and more.

New York State DMV Permit Test
Use this site to take a free online New York State DMV Permit Test practice exam.

TumbleBooks (Click for Tutorial/Information)
TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

Tutor.com Adult Education & Career Center
(Click for Tutorial/Information)
Live help is available from real tutors daily from 2pm - 10pm (some holidays excluded). Users can receive assistance with careers, job searches, writing résumés and cover letters. Help with citizenship exams, school subjects from GED prep to introductory college courses is also available. SkillsCenter Resource Library is open 24/7. In English and Spanish.

World Almanac For Kids
For students in grades 6-9, their teachers, and parents.  World Almanac for Kids presents articles, videos, games and information on a wide range of subjects with age appropriate content and a friendly format to support exploration and independent research for intermediate level students.

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CONSUMER INFORMATION
ConsumerReports.org (Click for Tutorial/Information)
Features Ratings and recommendations on thousands of products and services in categories including appliances, cars, electronics and computers, home and garden, health and fitness, babies and kids, food, personal finance, and travel.

Gale OneFile: Home Improvement
Offers information on plumbing, decorating, maintenance, remodeling, woodworking, outdoor & indoor projects as well as How-To videos, conversion charts and tips on how to work with contractors.

GreenFILE
- In Library -- At Home
Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

NuWav Legal Documents (Click for Tutorial/Information)
This database offers a variety of different legal documents and forms for Estate Planning, Real Estate, Business, Civil or Family Matters, Personal Finance, the Courts and more.  Browse for the form that you need, fill one out, and print it or save it to your computer.  Some documents are ready to go once they have been filled out and signed, some document require a witness, while others might require a notary stamp.


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CURRENT EVENTS, ISSUES & STATISTICS
American Factfinder
Provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas.  The data comes from several censuses and surveys.  All historical and current data will be ported over to the United States Census Bureau by early 2020.

Bureau Of Labor Statistics
The principal fact-finding agency for the federal government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.  The BLS is an independent national statistical agency that collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates essential statistical data to the American public, the U.S. Congress, other federal agencies, state and local governments, business, and labor. The BLS also serves as a statistical resource to the Department of Labor.

Explora For General Research (Click for Tutorial/Information)
Designed for the public library patron in mind. The 5,600 Topic Overviews in here as well as the categories, address common public library inquiries about personal finance, do-it-yourself, health, etc.

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints
Brings together all the information that’s needed to fully understand an issue: pro and con viewpoint articles, reference articles that provide context, full-text magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, primary source documents, government and organizational statistics, multimedia, including images and podcasts, and links to hand-selected web sites.

United States Census Bureau
The leading source for quality data and digital content about the nation's people and economy.

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DIGITAL MEDIA
Hoopla Digital
Hoopla Digital is a new library service where Oceanside Library cardholders (over 18 years of age) can borrow then stream or download audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music, eBooks, comics and graphic novels.
Hoopla Digital works with Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Google Chromecast, Android and Amazon Alexa (smart speaker).  There is a Hoopla Digital app available for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire plus you can access Hoopla Digital on your computer at hoopladigital.com.  For any specific device related questions, please check out Hoopla Digital's Online Support page.  Or check out some Hoopla Digital  YouTube tutorials.
Click here if you would like more information.


Nassau Digital Doorway (via OverDrive)
This free collection of downloadable media includes both eBooks, audiobooks and magazines which can be used with a full variety of digital devices.  Depending on your device, you have the ability to view Adobe ePub, PDF eBooks, or Amazon eBooks for Kindle as well as listen to OverDrive MP3 audiobooks.  Or try Libby, OverDrive's app for downloadable titles.
Links for the OverDrive App:
Apple App Store
Google Play
Amazon Appstore
Additional app links found here.
Click here if you would like more information.

NextReads
An online offering that allows patrons to subscribe to eNewsletters designed to assist readers in finding new authors and titles in a variety of genres.  Lists include Fiction A To Z, Romance, Tween Reads, and Biography And Memoir among others.  Click here if you would like more information.


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EDUCATION
Career Cruising

This database offers resources for those looking for career information.  You can learn about colleges and universities and the programs they offer, explore different careers that you are interested in, or take an interactive survey to help find careers that match your interests.  You can even set up a portfolio allowing you to save any information that you are working on so you can return to it at another time.

Education Reference Desk
Provides access to resources including links to 3,000+ resources on educational issues as well as 2,000+ lesson plans.  This database also includes a collection of 200+ responses to questions on education and links to the ERIC database.

ERIC
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, this database provides extensive access to education-related literature.  ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books, and monographs.

Explora Educator's Edition (Click for Tutorial/Information)
Focuses on the needs of teachers and librarians. Offers professional development resources, lesson plans, research guides, and curriculum standards. Teacher Reference Center is a complimentary database available on this interface.

Gale eBooks (Click for Tutorial/Information)
A Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.  Includes Career Information Center, The College Blue Book and The Cost of College.


Gale OneFile: Computer Science
Provides access to business and technical publications in the computer, electronics, and telecommunications industries.

Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete
This collection of more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports is a great resource for any educator--from the school teacher and administrator to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. Educator's Reference Complete seeks to provide full text for titles in the Eric database and covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty--such as technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing. It also provides insight on issues in administration, funding, and policy.

Gale Presents: Peterson's Test Prep
Use this site for access to Peterson's Education and Career Center, help find your ideal college or university, explore career options, improve your standardized test scores, search for vocational test prep and more.

Niche Academy
This database offers a number of video tutorials for various online resources.  Tutorials include Microsoft Excel, EBSCOhost, Facebook, Twitter, GMail, OverDrive, Tutor.com as well as more.


Teacher Reference Center - In Library -- At Home
Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

Tutor.com Adult Education & Career Center
(Click for Tutorial/Information)
Live help is available from real tutors daily from 2pm - 10pm (some holidays excluded). Users can receive assistance with careers, job searches, writing résumés and cover letters. Help with citizenship exams, school subjects from GED prep to introductory college courses is also available. SkillsCenter Resource Library is open 24/7. In English and Spanish.

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

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



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GENEALOGY
Ancestry Library Edition
- In Library -- At Home (Click for Tutorial/Information)
With great thanks to ProQuest, they have offered remote access for Oceanside residents through December 31, 2021.  Please use the "At Home" link for access to original U.S. Census Records, the Social Security Death Index, and the UK Census Collection.

Ancestry.com New York State Records (via NY State)
Portions of Ancestry.com pertaining to New York State records for genealogy research are now available for use in the library or remotely for free to NY State residents.  When you click on the link, you will be asked to provide your zip code. 
For free access to New York records, start your search then click on your results. You will be prompted to "Create a Free Account." DO NOT click on the "Subscribe" button or the "14-day Free Trial Offer" unless you are interested in access to all of Ancestry.  Find record collections held by New York repositories and made available for free to New Yorkers through the Ancestry.com / New York partnership.  Available data collections are listed on Ancestry.com on the initial search page.

HeritageQuest -
In Library -- At Home
(Click for Tutorial/Information)
This database provides genealogical information. Includes available U.S. federal census, banking and military records, genealogies, local histories, primary source materials, and genealogical and local history serials.

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HEALTH
Certification Matters
This database allows you to check to see if your doctor is certified.  Unlimited access if you are in the library and a limit of 25 searches per day when used outside the library.

Gale eBooks (Click for Tutorial/Information)
A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.  Includes Breast Cancer Sourcebook, The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, and The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health.

Gale OneFile: Health And Medicine
Multi-source database providing access to full-text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources that offer reliable health information to researchers, including nursing and allied health students. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

Medline Plus
Medline Plus offers current and accurate health care information from the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health.

ProQuest Coronavirus Research Database - In Library -- At Home
ProQuest built this database in response to the rapidly growing need for authoritative content related to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The company is working together with institutions all over the world to offer support as they navigate through the Coronavirus pandemic. This launch of the Coronavirus Research Database is the latest in a series of programs to help librarians, faculty and students.

Salem Press - In Library -- At Home
Offers access to the full text of the reference work Salem Health: Cancer which contains over 900 essays on all aspects of cancer for all nonspecialist interest groups.

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HISTORY
Gale eBooks (Click for Tutorial/Information)
A Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.  Includes American Civil War Reference Library, American Revolution Reference Library, Americans At War, Europe, 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World, Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages, French and Indian War, Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, Harlem Renaissance, History Behind The Headlines: The Origins of Conflicts Worldwide, Mexican-American War, New Encyclopedia of Africa, Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students, War of 1812, and Witchcraft In America.

Gale In Context: U.S. History
This database is the premier online resource providing a complete overview of America’s past and covers the most studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people. this database also brings a personal perspective to history with thousands of rare and vital primary source documents along with full-text newspapers and periodicals, and videos and audio files from respected sources such as The New York Times, National Geographic, and NPR.

Gale In Context: World History
This database is the premier online resource that reaches back to the ancient world – and forward to today’s headlines – to deliver a chronicle of the great cultures that have shaped the human race. Rare primary sources, reliable references and multimedia content put this vast topic into context for students and researchers.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers - The New York Times - In Library -- At Home
This database offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. Covers the years 1851-2013.  Includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers - Newsday - In Library -- At Home
This database offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. Covers the years 1940-1985.  Includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.

Salem Press - In Library -- At Home
Offers access to the Salem reference set: Milestone Documents In American History, a primary source series featuring 134 full-text primary source documents with expert analysis and commentary.  Other titles available include Civil Disobedience, Social Justice, Nationalism & Populism, Violent Demonstrations and Race Relations, Treaties In The News, Nations Of The World 2017, Opinions Throughout History - Social Media Issues, and The Value Of A Dollar, Colonial Era.

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LANGUAGE
Pronunciator (Click for Tutorial/Information)
With Pronunciator,
you can learn 80 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and more in any of 50 languages, for a total of 4,000 available course combinations. Plus, ESL for 50 non-English languages.

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LAW
Gale eBooks (Click for Tutorial/Information)
A Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.  Includes Major Acts of Congress.

Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Directory
Provides access to 900,000+ lawyer and law firm listings.

NuWav Legal Documents
This database offers a variety of different legal documents and forms for Estate Planning, Real Estate, Business, Civil or Family Matters, Personal Finance, the Courts and more.  Browse for the form that you need, fill one out, and print it or save it to your computer.  Some documents are ready to go once they have been filled out and signed, some document require a witness, while others might require a notary stamp.


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LITERATURE
Gale eBooks (Click for Tutorial/Information)
A Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.  Includes Contemporary Novelists, Contemporary Poets, Literary Newsmakers for Students, Novels For Students, Poetry for Students, Scribner Writers Online Series, Short Stories For Students, and Twayne's Authors Series.

Gale Literary Index
This database is a master index to all major literature products published by Gale.  It combines and cross-references author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and listings for titles of works into one source. .

Gale Literature: Twayne's Authors Series
Comprises 600 full-text titles from the Twayne's Literary Masters series, 200 each from Twayne's World, US, and English Authors.

Salem Press - In Library -- At Home
Offers access to numerous print reference sources including Critical Survey Of Long Fiction, Critical Survey Of Short Fiction, Critical Survey Of Poetry, Critical Survey Of Shakespeare's Plays, Critical Survey Of Shakespeare's Sonnets, Introduction To Literary Context, Recommended Reading 600 Classics Reviewed, and Salem Critical Insights - Holocaust Literature.

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LOCAL RESOURCES
PLEASE NOTE: THE FOLLOWING SITES ARE NOT SUBSCRIPTION DATABASES


Oceanside

Oceanside Chamber Of Commerce
Oceanside Herald
Oceanside Information (City-Data.com)
Oceanside (Google Maps)
Oceanside (Our Little Town)
Oceanside (Wikipedia Entry)
Oceanside School District


Town of Hempstead
Town Of Hempstead
- Town Of Hempstead's official website
Town Of Hempstead Code
Town Of Hempstead Department Of Senior Enrichment


Nassau County
Nassau County
- Nassau County's official website
Nassau County Civil Service Commission
Nassau County Office Of Emergency Management
Nassau County Assessment Review Commission

Nassau County Department Of Parks & Recreation

Long Island

Long Island.com
Long Island Association
Long Island Bus Schedules (NICE - Nassau Inter-County Express)
Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau
Long Island Genealogy
Long Island Index
Long Island Libraries
Long Island Railroad
Long Island Sound Foundation

PSE&G Power Outages

New York City/State
New York City
New York State Crime Victims Help
- Get information about your legal needs and what your rights are if you are the victim of a crime.  You can also access a directory to find a trusted nonprofit legal aid program that may be able to help as well as find legal forms for matters that you can handle yourself.
New York State
- New York State's official website
New York State Assembly
New York State Department Of Homeland Security And Emergency Services
New York State Department Of Motor Vehicles
New York State Government Agencies
New York State Library


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NEWSPAPERS & PERIODICALS
ERIC
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, this database provides extensive access to education-related literature.  ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books, and monographs.

Explora For Public Libraries
(Click for Tutorial/Information)
Ensure student and educator success with EBSCO’s new interface for schools and public libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.

Full Text Finder
Formerly EBSCO A-to-Z, this database provides library staff and patrons with a single, comprehensive list of journals or magazines offered in our databases  Enter the publication title and this database will list the appropriate database with full-text, if it is available.  You will have to return to our database list to login and search in the appropriate database.  NOTE: Users must enter their 14-digit Library Barcode to access this database in-house or remotely.

Gale Academic OneFile (Click for Tutorial/Information)
Source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects - authoritative and comprehensive. Millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions; updated daily.

Gale Academic OneFile Select
Resource for academic research includes scholarly journals and selected general interest titles in a wide variety of subjects.

Gale General OneFile
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. Millions of full-text articles, many with images.  Updated daily.

Gale In Context: High School
This database contains thousands of curriculum-targeted primary documents, biographies, topical essays, background information, critical analyses, full-text coverage of 680+ magazines, newspapers, 20,000+ photographs and illustrations, and hours of audio and video clips.

Gale In Context: Middle School
Created specifically for middle school students, this database 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.

Gale OneFile: Computer Science
Provides access to business and technical publications in the computer, electronics, and telecommunications industries.

Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete
This collection of more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports is a great resource for any educator--from the school teacher and administrator to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. Educator's Reference Complete seeks to provide full text for titles in the Eric database and covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty--such as technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing. It also provides insight on issues in administration, funding, and policy.

Gale OneFile: News
This full-text (back to 1996) database includes nearly 100 U.S. national, regional, and local newspapers including The New York Times and New York Post and more than 60 English language foreign newspapers.  It also includes Knight-Ridder Tribune News Service and Business News Wire.  Titles formerly in Gale's New York State Newspapers database can be found here.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts - In Library -- At Home
Indexes more than 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

New York State Historic Newspapers
Provides free online access to a wide range of newspapers chosen to reflect New York's unique history.

New York Times
A Gale database providing indexing and full-text of The New York Times from January 1985 to the present.

New York Times - In Library -- At Home
(Click for Tutorial/Information)
The New York Times is searchable through ProQuest.  Covers the years 1980 - present.  Most articles are full text. Updated daily.

Newsday
- In Library -- At Home
(Click for Tutorial/Information)
The Newsday database is now part of ProQuest.  Covers the years 1985 - present.  Most articles are full text. Updated daily.

Newsday.com (Free Access to articles when accessed on a library computer)
"Read Today's Paper" is not part of the subscription.

ProQuest Coronavirus Research Database - In Library -- At Home
(Click for Tutorial/Information)
ProQuest built this database in response to the rapidly growing need for authoritative content related to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The company is working together with institutions all over the world to offer support as they navigate through the Coronavirus pandemic. This launch of the Coronavirus Research Database is the latest in a series of programs to help librarians, faculty and students.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers - The New York Times
- In Library -- At Home
(Click for Tutorial/Information)
This database offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. Covers the years 1851-2013.  Includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers - Newsday - In Library -- At Home (Click for Tutorial/Information)
This database offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. Covers the years 1940-1985.  Includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.

ProQuest The Wall Street Journal - In Library -- At Home
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The Wall Street Journal is searchable through ProQuest.  Covers the years 1984 - present day.  Most articles are full text. Updated daily.

ProQuest U.S. Newsstream - In Library -- At Home
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U.S. Newsstream enables users to search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring content from newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format. There is also access to the The Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and co-exclusive access (with Factiva) to The Wall Street Journal.  U.S. Newsstream also offers one of the largest collections of local and regional newspapers and is cross-searchable on the ProQuest platform.

Teacher Reference Center - In Library -- At Home
Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

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SCIENCE
Gale eBooks (Click for Tutorial/Information)
A Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.  Includes American Men & Women of Science and Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography.

Gale In Context: Science
Features a wide selection of videos, audios, podcasts, and images, Gale references, curriculum-aligned content to aid educators and enhance student research, as well as full-text articles from national and global newspapers, magazines and journals.

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SPANISH LANGUAGE DATABASES
Britannica Escolar
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 Escolar Primaria
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.

Gale OneFile: Informe Academico
A collection of Hispanic magazines with full text.  Covers business, health, technology, culture, current topics and other subjects.

ProCitizen US Naturalization Test Preparation
Use this database to prepare for the civics, reading, and writing portions of the US Naturalization Test in Spanish.  Also available in English.

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TEST PREPARATION
Coursera
The New York State Department of Labor has partnered with Coursera, an online training provider, to grant New Yorkers free access to nearly 4,000 online programs to help hone their skills in data science, business, and technology.  Coursera's programs are developed in partnership with top universities around the globe and were specifically chosen for inclusion in this offering to help job seekers gain skills to advance in their careers.

ePermitTest

Use this site to take a free online New York State DMV Permit Test practice exam.  Resources include Drivers Handbooks for all 50 states and examples of road signs and pavement markings and a free Driver's Education Program covering mandatory traffic laws.


Gale Presents: Peterson's Test Prep
Use this site for access to Peterson's Education and Career Center, help find your ideal college or university, explore career options, improve your standardized test scores, search for vocational test prep and more.


Learning Express Library (Test Preparation) (Click for Tutorial/Information)
Provides courses and eBooks on job searching, resumes and cover letters, interviewing, and networking skills.  Take instantly scored Civil Service, licensing, certification, and aptitude practice tests and watch tutorials on popular software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access.  To gain access to the LearningExpressLibrary.com's test preparation materials you will need to register.  (Click on "NEW USER" if you are a first time visitor.)  When accessed from home, your username must be your 14-digit library card number. 
NOTE: Learning Express Library has upgraded their platform with new skill-building tutorials, test preparation, and career advancement resources with new educational content, career guidance, and advice from industry experts.

LinkedIn Learning
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Hone your business, technology, and creative skills via expert-led video courses in this online educational platform.  Certificates of completion are awarded to users who complete each course.  You will need your 14-digit library barcode number as well as the PIN number associated with your account to sign up.

New York State DMV Permit Test
Use this site to take a free online New York State DMV Permit Test practice exam.

ProCitizen US Naturalization Test Preparation
Use this database to prepare for the civics, reading, and writing portions of the US Naturalization Test.  Also available in Spanish.

Tutor.com Adult Education & Career Center
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Live help is available from real tutors daily from 2pm - 10pm (some holidays excluded). Users can receive assistance with careers, job searches, writing résumés and cover letters. Help with citizenship exams, school subjects from GED prep to introductory college courses is also available. SkillsCenter Resource Library is open 24/7. In English and Spanish.

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