Electronic Resources

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Arts & Antiques

Creativebug

  • Thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists
  • Creativebug is the number one inspirational resource for DIY, crafters and makers
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Oxford Art Online

  • Coverage of visual arts including paintings, sculpture, architecture, photography, decorative arts, performance arts and multimedias
  • Contains links to international galleries and museums

Oxford Music Online

  • Up-to-date music information including biographies
  • Covers popular music, opera and jazz
  • Links to sound archives and illustrations

p4a Antiques Reference (In-Library)

p4a Antiques Reference (Remote Access)

  • Contains price information for antiques, collectibles and fine art provided by U.S. auction companies
  • Includes photos and reference notes

Automotive

ALLDATA (In-Library Only)

  • Auto repair information, domestic and imported, 1980-present
  • Repair tips, troubleshooting, service bulletins and diagrams

Chilton Library

  • Provides automobile information for maintenance and repair
  • Database includes vehicles from 1940 to the present
  • Delmar ASE Technician Test Preparation (TTP) Quizzes are also available
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

DMV Permit Practice Tests

  • New York State-specific practice tests: 11 car practice tests, 6 motorcycle practice tests, and 1 CDL practice test.
  • Online access to NY State DMV Manuals: Driver’s Manual, Motorcycle Manual, and Commercial Driver’s Manual
  • A FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions

Biography

Gale eBooks

  • Encyclopedias, specialized reference books and sources
  • Once materials only available in the library, are now accessible online 24/7
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Gale in Context: Biography

  • Biographies in the areas of literature, science, business, entertainment, history, current events and the arts
  • Who’s Who, magazine articles, pictures and links to web sites
  • Find biographies by name, nationality, occupation and gender

Gale Literature: Twayne’s Author Series

  • Critical essays on the works of noted world authors from Ancient Times to present
  • Biographies and research topics

Literary Reference Center

  • Formerly MagillOnLiterature
  • Access to literary reference books and monographs
  • Offers poems from hundreds of sources, short stories, classic texts, author interviews
  • Includes cover-to-cover, full-text of literary magazines as well as book reviews from the most prestigious publications
  • Includes Literary Reference eBook Collection

Marquis Who’s Who (In-Library)

Marquis Who’s Who (Remote Access)

  • Profiles on over 1.4 million of the most accomplished individuals from all fields of endeavor

Business & Investing

Business Insights: Essentials

  • Includes company profiles, industry reports and financial reports, as well as business magazines and newspapers
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Financial Ratings Series

  • Independent, unbiased financial strength ratings of banks, credit unions & insurance companies
  • Conservative buy-hold-sell ratings of thousands of stocks, mutual funds & exchange traded funds
  • Create your own personal account to create a watchlist, get upgrade/downgrade notifications and log in from anywhere
  • Medicare supplement insurance – Which plan to choose, how much it will cost, compare rates & plan benefits
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Gale eBooks

  • Encyclopedias, specialized reference books and sources
  • Once materials only available in the library, are now accessible online 24/7
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Morningstar Investment Research Center (In-Library)

Morningstar Investment Research Center (Remote Access)

  • Comprehensive financial information on stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs)
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

NuWav Legal Documents

  • Provides legal documents that meet the needs of the everyday citizen
  • Easily compose documents in categories like Business, Contracts, Landlord/Tenant disputes, Divorce and more
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA)

  • Detailed information on more than 12 million U.S. businesses; 102 million U.S. residents; 683,000 U.S. health care providers
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Value Line

  • Access a suite of Value Line’s premium information services covering the following types of securities: Common stocks of small, mid and large-cap companies; Stocks of emerging growth companies; Mutual funds; Stock and stock index options; Convertible securities
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Wall Street Journal (In-Library)

Wall Street Journal (Remote access)

  • Full-text from 1984 to present

Careers & Jobs

Career Cruising

  • Career profiles, including multimedia interviews
  • Information on colleges and universities
  • Résumé help

Job & Career Accelerator

  • Get detailed information on occupations that suit your interests
  • Access current job listings from over 5 million job postings, which are collected from all major job boards
  • Create professional resumes and cover letters, master interviewing and networking techniques, and more

JobNow / Adult Learning Center

  • JobNow provides expert resume help, real-time interview coaching and career advice
  • The Adult Learning Center features test preparation (including GED and U.S. citizenship preparation), writing assistance, and study tools for math, reading and writing
  • Live, online one-on-one interaction with a tutor or job coach is available as part of JobNow™ and the Adult Learning Center. Live sessions can be conducted in English or Spanish.

JobNow is made possible through a federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP) award funded through the New York State Education Department/New York State Library.


LearningExpress Library 3.0

  • Includes skill-building tutorials, test preparation, and career advancement resources enhanced with new educational content, career guidance, and advice from industry experts
  • SAT, GRE, GMAT, GED and other educational tests
  • Civil Service and Licensing Exams
  • Job Search & Workplace Skills, U.S. Citizenship preparation, and more
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

LinkedIn Learning for Library  

  • 16,000+ online courses in popular fields like web design, web development, IT, education/instruction, media production, and business
  • Expert instructors with real-world experience
  • Watch videos in small, easy-to-manage chunks, and return to the lessons at your convenience
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

VetNowNew

  • VetNow provides career and academic assistance for returning veterans during their transition back to civilian life

Catalogs

Catalog

  • Search for books and media materials in your library and other Nassau public libraries
  • Search by title, author or keyword
  • Request items and view your library account here

Excelsior: New York State Library Catalog

  • Online public access catalog, designed to be the starting place for access to material in the New York State Library and the New York State Archives

KDL What’s Next

  • Kent District Library What’s Next: Books in Series database helps you search series fiction

L.I. LINK

  • Search for books and media materials in your library and other Long Island public libraries
  • Search by title, author or keyword
  • Request items

WorldCat.org

  • Search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world

NOTE: The East Meadow Public Library maintains only serial holdings (magazines/journals/newspapers) in WorldCat.

Children’s Resources

ABCmouse.com (In-Library only)

  • Age of Learning’s award-winning online curriculum for young children (ages 2-7+)

BookFlix

  • Online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction from Children’s Press and other Scholastic imprints
  • Reinforces core reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration

DKfindout!

  • A resource for children ages 7-11 which covers science, mathematics, English, history, geography, the human body, and more
  • Includes animations, sounds, photographs, videos, and articles, bringing key processes and concepts to life

Gale in Context: Elementary

  • Offers elementary children a safe place to find answers to their questions, practice research skills, and explore a broad range of subjects like animals, arts and music, social studies, and more
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Miss Humblebee’s Academy

  • Prepares children ages 3 to 6 for kindergarten proficiency
  • Engaging and interactive online curriculum
  • Program evaluates children’s comprehension of new concepts and sends parents progress reports that keep them informed about what their child is doing and how well they understand new skills
  • Accessible on any device (Apple or Android, tablet, phone, or computer)

NoveList K-8 Plus

  • What to read next for K-8
  • Book discussion guides and teacher resources
  • Series, find similar books, and book reviews

Scholastic GO! (In-Library)

Scholastic GO! (Remote Access)

  • Reliable content on almost every core curricula subject, Scholastic GO! offers endless resources for research in a multitude of media
  • Includes dictionaries, videos and newspapers

TumbleBookLibrary


World Book Early Learning

  • Designed for pre-school and early elementary school students
  • Includes narrated stories, interactive games, original videos, and a “my first” encyclopedia

World Book Kids

  • An encyclopedia and reference center designed for kids
  • Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps

World Book Spanish Language

  • World Book Encyclopedia in Spanish

Citizenship / Ciudadanía

ImmigrationHelp.org

  • The mission of ImmigrationHelp.org is to help immigrants find freedom, opportunity, and love in the United States without the high cost of an attorney

ProCitizen (en Español)

  • Use esta base de datos para prepararse para las partes de educacion civica, lectura, y escritura del Examen de Naturalizacion de los Estados Unidos. En Español.

ProCitizen (in English)

  • Use this database to prepare for the civics, reading, and writing portions of the US Naturalization Test. In English.

Community Resources

2-1-1 Long Island

  • Information on local community services
  • Directory of health, human service, education agencies and programs
  • Covers Nassau and Suffolk counties

Health & Welfare Council of Long Island

  • HWLCI’s priorities are to provide health insurance to uninsured New Yorkers, as well as promote health equity, mental health and early childhood policy

Nassau County – Official Website

  • Official website for Nassau County, New York

Nassau County Property Assessment

  • Nassau County government website that provides residents with information about property assessments, exemptions and other related information

New York HeritageNew

  • New York Heritage is a portal for learning more about the people, places and events that contributed to the making of New York State

New York State – Official Website

  • Official website for the State of New York

New York State Education Department Data Site

  • This site provides a first step in publicly reporting educational data so all interested parties can be better informed as they work to advance student achievement

Town of Hempstead – Official Website

  • Official website for the Town of Hempstead, New York

Town of Hempstead Codes & Legislation

  • A dedicated online platform created specifically to house codified laws and municipal documents
  • Provides municipal staff and constituents with unparalleled flexibility to quickly access and search your online Code on a variety of desktop and mobile devices

USA.gov

  • An official website of the United States government

Who’s Who in East Meadow

  • A directory of East Meadow community information
  • Lists important emergency numbers, school district information, current legislators and government agencies, as well as local community and interest groups
  • Published annually by library staff

Consumer Information

Complete Resource Guide for People with Disabilities New

  • Database with extensive resources and information for people with disabilities

ConsumerReports.org

  • Assists consumers in making better purchase decisions on the products they are shopping for
  • Provides ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Nassau County White Pages (1913-1975) New

  • This database allows the user to search, crop and download pages from the Nassau County White Pages printed from 1913-1975

Niche Academy

  • Niche Academy provides tutorials and online learning tools for library e-resources, research databases and language learning

Sams PhotofactOnline (In-Library only)

  • Schematics for over 200,000 models in the consumer electronics market

NOTE: Sams PhotofactOnline is accessible in the library only.  Please seek assistance at the Reference Desk.


Value of a Dollar

  • Records the prices of thousands of items purchased from the Civil War to the present, along with facts about investment options and income opportunities
  • Using this data, readers will get a sense of how prices changed over time and how those changes compare to the value of the dollar
  • Gives readers a broader understanding of life in America through the wallets of real Americans

Current Events

CountryWatch (In-Library)

CountryWatch (Remote access)

  • News and information on each of the recognized countries of the world

Gale in Context: High School

  • Simplifies your search for information by bringing together hundreds of thousands of images, videos, and audio selections into one easy-to-use database
  • Explore vetted primary sources, biographies, critical essays, and other materials in many formats — giving you deeper context to high-interest topics

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

  • Viewpoint articles on social issues and current events
  • Topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to web sites, full-text magazine and newspaper articles
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Gale OneFile: News

  • Recent New York Times, the New York Post and others
  • Regional, local and foreign language newspapers
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society (In-Library)New

Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society (Remote Access)

  • This database helps students develop an in-depth understanding of how society shapes and is shaped by controversy
  • Provides authoritative historical context, expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources on today’s most important issues

Modern Genocide: Understanding Causes and Consequences (In-Library) New

Modern Genocide: Understanding Causes and Consequences (Remote Access)

  • An invaluable online resource that presents comprehensive information and unique insights into modern genocide, focusing on the beginning of the 20th century to the present day

Newsday (In-Library)

Newsday (Remote access)


New York Times (In-Library)

New York Times (Remote access)


ProQuest Historical Newsday

  • Digitized Newsday newspapers covering 1940-1985
  • See pages and articles as they originally appeared

ProQuest Historical NY Times

  • New York Times starting in 1851
  • See pages and articles as they originally appeared

Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (In-Library)

Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (Remote Access)

  • A comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States

Treaties in the News New

  • Encyclopedia of current treaties in the news including Nuclear Arms, the Iran Nuclear Deal, NAFTA and NATO

Ukraine & Russia New

  • Explores the current events of Ukraine and Russia through a historical lens

US Newsstream (In-Library)

US Newsstream (Remote access)

  • Search the most recent global news content – with archives that stretch back into the 1980s
  • Over 2,500 news sources including newspapers, newswires, news journals, television and radio transcripts, blogs, podcasts, and digital-only websites in full-text format

Wall Street Journal (In-Library)

Wall Street Journal (Remote access)

  • Full-text from 1984 to present

eBooks

BookFlix

  • Online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction from Children’s Press and other Scholastic imprints
  • Reinforces core reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

  • Contains a small collection of reference, scholarly and professional development titles

Gale eBooks

  • Encyclopedias, specialized reference books and sources
  • Once materials only available in the library, are now accessible online 24/7
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Nassau Digital Doorway

  • Download eBooks to your computer and read them on your screen or transfer them to a compatible portable device
  • Also includes a collection of downloadable audiobooks
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Salem Press

  • A collection of encyclopedia’s and databases covering history, science, health and careers

TumbleBookLibrary

Education

Explora Educator’s Edition

  • Includes access to more than 2,100 full-text scholarly journals (over 1,700 are peer-reviewed)
  • Provides access to lesson plans, students tools, curriculum standards and links to sites useful to teachers
  • Collection focus on education, with full-text to over 500 education journals

Gale eBooks

  • Encyclopedias, specialized reference books and sources
  • Once materials only available in the library, are now accessible online 24/7
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Gale OneFile: Educator’s Reference Complete

  • Resource for educators and education students
  • Provides access to periodicals covering pre-school to college and most educational specialties
  • Includes full-text for many titles cited in ERIC
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


New York State Education Department Data Site

  • This site provides a first step in publicly reporting educational data so all interested parties can be better informed as they work to advance student achievement

Teacher Reference Center

  • Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Britannica Academic

  • Includes Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Britannica School

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

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Civil Disobedience, Social Justice, Nationalism & Populism, Violent Demonstrations and Race Relations New

  • An encyclopedia with historical coverage of civil disobedience, social justice, nationalism & populism, violent demonstrations and race relations

DKfindout!

  • A resource for children ages 7-11 which covers science, mathematics, English, history, geography, the human body, and more
  • Includes animations, sounds, photographs, videos, and articles, bringing key processes and concepts to life

Encyclopedia of Global Warming

  • An encyclopedia with extensive coverage on Global Warming

Gale eBooks

  • Encyclopedias, specialized reference books and sources
  • Once materials only available in the library, are now accessible online 24/7
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Pandemics: The Invisible Enemy New

  • An encyclopedia covering the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as a historical overview of pandemics from the Middle Ages to the 20th Century

Salem Press

  • A collection of encyclopedia’s and databases covering history, science, health and careers

World Book Early Learning

  • Designed for pre-school and early elementary school students
  • Includes narrated stories, interactive games, original videos, and a “my first” encyclopedia

World Book Kids

  • An encyclopedia and reference center designed for kids
  • Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps

World Book Spanish Language

  • World Book Encyclopedia in Spanish

World Book Student

  • Designed for students
  • Includes World Book Encyclopedia, biographies, dictionary, atlases, and more

Genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition (In-Library Only)

  • Genealogy – Trace your family’s history
  • Images of original U.S. census records, Social Security Death Index
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Ancestry.com New York

  • New York State records for genealogy research available to use in the library or remotely

HeritageQuest Online


Historic Map Works

  • Historic and antique maps
  • City directories and illustrations

Nassau County White Pages (1913-1975) New

  • This database allows the user to search, crop and download pages from the Nassau County White Pages printed from 1913-1975

New York State Newspapers

  • List of New York State Newspapers on microfilm compiled by the New York State Library

Health & Medicine

ABMS – Certification Matters

  • Provides the ability to search for physicians electronically, based on a combination of criteria, including name, board certified specialty, city or state, etc.
  • Indicates whether or not your doctor is board certified, and in what subspecialty
  • Search for board certified physicians in a specific geographic location (e.g. Find an allergist in East Meadow, NY)
  • Information about the physician’s training, hospital and academic appointments, type of practice, professional memberships, office contact information, etc (when available)

Autoimmune Diseases Handbook & Resource Guide New

  • Easy-to-understand educational information for patients and their families
  • Offers resources on 21 specific types of autoimmune disease, including Celiac, Diabetes Type 1, Endometriosis, Fibromyalgia, Lupus, Lyme Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Scleroderma, and more

Dementia Handbook & Resource Guide New

  • A comprehensive resource providing information crucial to sufferers of dementia, their broader support network, caseworkers, social workers, and other health care providers

Diabetes Handbook & Resource Guide New

  • Easy-to-understand educational information for consumers, patients, and their families, with official guidelines about diabetes management, healthy lifestyles and how to prevent and treat related conditions

Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine

  • This multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


MedlinePlus

  • Helps answer health questions
  • Authoritative information from U.S. National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations
  • Includes medical encyclopedias, dictionaries, news and more

Natural Medicines

  • The most authoritative resource available on dietary supplements, herbal medicines, and complementary and integrative therapies

Nutrition, Obesity & Eating Disorders Handbook & Resource Guide New

  • This resource combines valuable, easy-to-understand educational information for consumers, patients and their families, with official guidelines about good nutrition, healthy life styles and how to prevent and treat related conditions

Pandemics: The Invisible Enemy New

  • An encyclopedia covering the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as a historical overview of pandemics from the Middle Ages to the 20th Century

PubMed

  • Over 18 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles, from 1948-
  • Links to full text articles and other related resources
  • A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Top Doctors – Castle Connolly (In-Library only)

  • A directory of physicians nominated by peers as top in their field via a survey of thousands of American doctors each year
  • Nominations are screened by the Castle Connolly physician-led research team before inclusion

NOTE: Please contact a Librarian at the Reference Desk for assistance with this resource.

History and Geography

American Government (In-Library)

American Government (Remote access)

  • Provides a complete, multi-faceted examination of the foundations of our government and political system that supports any curriculum or research project focused on the government of the United States

American History (In-Library)

American History (Remote access)

  • From the explorers of the Americas to the issues of today’s headlines, American History investigates the people, events, and stories of our nation’s evolution

America’s Historical Newspapers

  • Explore America’s past through newspapers
  • Search by era or area as early as 1690!

AtoZ Food America

  • Contains recipes in all course categories for all 50 states and 33 ethnic cuisines
  • 2,500+ recipes, 300+ food culture articles, 650+ ingredient articles and much more
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

AtoZ Maps Online

  • Access to 145,000 maps all over the world.  Categories including: Modern Maps, Antique Maps, Maps of Exploration, Geography Games and Video Guides

AtoZ World Food

  • Contains traditional food recipes and food culture from over 174 countries of the world

AtoZ World Travel

  • Contains over 200 world city travel guides which include maps, photos, restaurant and shopping guides as well as general city information

Civil Disobedience, Social Justice, Nationalism & Populism, Violent Demonstrations and Race Relations New

  • An encyclopedia with historical coverage of civil disobedience, social justice, nationalism & populism, violent demonstrations and race relations

CountryWatch (In-Library)

CountryWatch (Remote access)

  • News and information on each of the recognized countries of the world

CQ Magazine (In-Library)

CQ Magazine (Remote access)

  • CQ Magazine covers virtually every act of Congress delivering nonpartisan news and analysis of the legislative branch of the U.S. government

CQ Researcher Plus Archive (In-Library)

CQ Researcher Plus Archive (Remote access)

  • In-depth unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy

Daily Life Through History (In-Library)

Daily Life Through History (Remote access)

  • Everyday life and social customs throughout world history
  • Maps and multimedia

Gale eBooks

  • Encyclopedias, specialized reference books and sources
  • Once materials only available in the library, are now accessible online 24/7
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Gale in Context: Biography

  • Biographies in the areas of literature, science, business, entertainment, history, current events and the arts
  • Who’s Who, magazine articles, pictures and links to web sites
  • Find biographies by name, nationality, occupation and gender

Gale in Context: U.S. History

  • Provides a complete overview of America’s past and covers the most studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people
  • Includes primary source documents, full-text newspapers and periodicals, and videos and audio files from sources such as The New York Times, National Geographic, and NPR

Gale in Context: World History

  • Coverage from the ancient world to today’s headlines
  • Includes primary sources, reliable references and multimedia content collected for students and researchers

Gale OneFile: News

  • Recent New York Times, the New York Post and others
  • Regional, local and foreign language newspapers
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Global Road Warrior

  • Resource for learning about culture, customs, history and language worldwide
  • Research issues in international and cross-cultural studies, international business, the social sciences, women’s studies, language studies and study abroad programs

Historic Map Works

  • Historic and antique maps
  • City directories and illustrations

Modern Genocide: Understanding Causes and Consequences (In-Library) New

Modern Genocide: Understanding Causes and Consequences (Remote Access)

  • An invaluable online resource that presents comprehensive information and unique insights into modern genocide, focusing on the beginning of the 20th century to the present day

New York HeritageNew

  • New York Heritage is a portal for learning more about the people, places and events that contributed to the making of New York State

Pandemics: The Invisible Enemy New

  • An encyclopedia covering the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as a historical overview of pandemics from the Middle Ages to the 20th Century

Pop Culture Universe (In-Library)

Pop Culture Universe (Remote Access)

  • An irresistible yet authoritative digital database on popular culture in America, both past and present—in a package as dynamic as the topic it covers

ProQuest Historical Newsday

  • Digitized Newsday newspapers covering 1940-1985
  • See pages and articles as they originally appeared

ProQuest Historical NY Times

  • New York Times starting in 1851
  • See pages and articles as they originally appeared

SALEM History – Decades (In-Library)

SALEM History – Decades (Remote access)

  • Comprehensive history of the United States and Canada in the twentieth century, divided into decades
  • Access electronic versions of the following Salem Press titles: The Fifties in America, The Sixties in America,The Seventies in America, The Eighties in America, and The Nineties in America

Ukraine & Russia New

  • Explores the current events of Ukraine and Russia through a historical lens

US Newsstream (In-Library)

US Newsstream (Remote access)

  • Search the most recent global news content – with archives that stretch back into the 1980s
  • Over 2,500 news sources including newspapers, newswires, news journals, television and radio transcripts, blogs, podcasts, and digital-only websites in full-text format

Value of a Dollar

  • Records the prices of thousands of items purchased from the Civil War to the present, along with facts about investment options and income opportunities
  • Using this data, readers will get a sense of how prices changed over time and how those changes compare to the value of the dollar
  • Gives readers a broader understanding of life in America through the wallets of real Americans

World History:  Ancient and Medieval Eras (In-Library)

World History:  Ancient and Medieval Eras (Remote access)

  • Covers early human history around the globe—from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance

World Religions: Belief, Culture, and Controversy (In-Library)

World Religions: Belief, Culture, and Controversy (In-Library)

  • Covers religion around the globe, from pre-history to the present

Homework Help

Live Homework Help

  • Connect one-on-one with a tutor
  • Math, science, social studies and english on a K through adult learner level
  • Available every day from 2 to 10 p.m.
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Language Instruction

Pronunciator Language Learning

  • Learn over 80 languages with explanations available in over 50 languages, for a total of 4,000 available course combinations
  • Includes ESL instruction for 50 non-English languages
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Law

eCode of Federal Regulations

  • The Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (eCFR) provides a way of exploring the Code of Federal Regulations as it exists today and at points in time back to January 2017

LawHelp.org

  • Find free legal aid programs, information and forms for your state or territory

New York State Consolidated Laws

  • Here you will find Consolidated Laws, including session laws passed by the state senate and assembly, the Constitution and Court Acts, and organized by subject area into Articles and Sections

New York State CourtHelp

  • Find the help you need to represent yourself in New York Courts

NuWav Legal Documents

  • Provides legal documents that meet the needs of the everyday citizen
  • Easily compose documents in categories like Business, Contracts, Landlord/Tenant disputes, Divorce and more
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Town of Hempstead Codes & Legislation

  • A dedicated online platform created specifically to house codified laws and municipal documents
  • Provides municipal staff and constituents with unparalleled flexibility to quickly access and search your online Code on a variety of desktop and mobile devices

Literature

Gale eBooks

  • Encyclopedias, specialized reference books and sources
  • Once materials only available in the library, are now accessible online 24/7
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Gale Literature Criticism

  • Discover commentary on your favorite works of literature written by the scholars of the day
  • Access digitized versions of the latest editions of the following reference works: Contemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism , Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism

Gale Literature: Dictionary of Literary Biography

  • Profiles of more than 143,000 past and present authors, historians, journalists, screenwriters, publishers, and playwrights
  • Biographies discuss the lives and careers of the literary figures profiled, along with the critical response to their works

Gale Literature: LitFinder

  • Poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays
  • Biographies, summaries, and criticisms
  • Search by author, subject, title, date, nationality and gender

Gale Literature Resource Center

  • Criticism, biographies and list of works for noted authors

Gale Literature: Twayne’s Author Series

  • Critical essays on the works of noted world authors from Ancient Times to present
  • Biographies and research topics

Literary Reference Center

  • Formerly MagillOnLiterature
  • Access to literary reference books and monographs
  • Offers poems from hundreds of sources, short stories, classic texts, author interviews
  • Includes cover-to-cover, full-text of literary magazines as well as book reviews from the most prestigious publications
  • Includes Literary Reference eBook Collection

MLA Directory of Periodicals

  • Comprehensive gateway to literary criticism from the Modern Language Association (MLA)
  • Contains millions of citations from journals & series, as well as book publishers
  • Indexed materials coverage is international and includes full-text links
  • Includes MLA International Bibliography with Full Text

NoveList Plus

  • What to read next
  • Book discussion guides and book-talks
  • Series, find similar books, and book reviews
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

NoveList K-8 Plus

  • What to read next for K-8
  • Book discussion guides and teacher resources
  • Series, find similar books, and book reviews

Magazines and Journals

Business Insights: Essentials

  • Includes company profiles, industry reports and financial reports, as well as business magazines and newspapers
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Full Text Finder (EBSCO)

  • Comprehensive list of periodical titles and corresponding databases in which they appear
  • Scope limited to EBSCOhost resources

Gale Academic OneFile

  • A source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from leading journals and reference sources
  • A NOVELNY database
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Gale General OneFile

  • Newspaper and periodical articles of general interest
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Gale in Context: Elementary

  • Offers elementary children a safe place to find answers to their questions, practice research skills, and explore a broad range of subjects like animals, arts and music, social studies, and more
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Gale in Context: High School

  • Simplifies your search for information by bringing together hundreds of thousands of images, videos, and audio selections into one easy-to-use database
  • Explore vetted primary sources, biographies, critical essays, and other materials in many formats — giving you deeper context to high-interest topics

Gale in Context: Middle School

  • Contains magazines, newspapers, primary sources and videos for students in grades 6 to 8
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Gale in Context: Science

  • Supports high school curricula and university coursework
  • Contains authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects from obesity to endangered species

Gale OneFile: Educator’s Reference Complete

  • Resource for educators and education students
  • Provides access to periodicals covering pre-school to college and most educational specialties
  • Includes full-text for many titles cited in ERIC
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


JSTOR (In-Library) New

JSTOR (Remote Access)

  • JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million journal articles, books, images, and primary sources in 75 disciplines

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 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

Magazines – Nassau Digital Doorway

  • Access a large collection of interactive digital magazines
  • Read online using a PC or Mac or on your mobile device using the free Libby app
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

MasterFILE Premier

  • Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975
  • Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags
  • Includes MasterFILE Reference eBook Collection

MLA Directory of Periodicals

  • Comprehensive gateway to literary criticism from the Modern Language Association (MLA)
  • Contains millions of citations from journals & series, as well as book publishers
  • Indexed materials coverage is international and includes full-text links
  • Includes MLA International Bibliography with Full Text

OmniFile Full Text Select

  • A full-text multidisciplinary database covering art, education, social science, the humanities, business, science, current events, and more
  • Includes full text from more than 2500 journals

ProQuest Research Library

  • Search for articles on a broad range of subjects
  • Academic and multidisciplinary in scope

Teacher Reference Center

  • Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators

Newspapers

America’s Historical Newspapers

  • Explore America’s past through newspapers
  • Search by era or area as early as 1690!

Gale General OneFile

  • Newspaper and periodical articles of general interest
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Gale in Context: Elementary

  • Offers elementary children a safe place to find answers to their questions, practice research skills, and explore a broad range of subjects like animals, arts and music, social studies, and more
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Gale in Context: High School

  • Simplifies your search for information by bringing together hundreds of thousands of images, videos, and audio selections into one easy-to-use database
  • Explore vetted primary sources, biographies, critical essays, and other materials in many formats — giving you deeper context to high-interest topics

Gale in Context: Middle School

  • Contains magazines, newspapers, primary sources and videos for students in grades 6 to 8
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Gale OneFile: News

  • Recent New York Times, the New York Post and others
  • Regional, local and foreign language newspapers
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Long Island Collection

  • Find Long Island community information on topics related to business, education, government, people in the news, politics and more
  • Coverage includes dozens of New York state sources such as the East Meadow Herald, Bellmore Herald Life, Glen Cove Record Pilot, Gold Coast Gazette, Merrick Herald Life, Nassau Herald and others

Newsday (In-Library)

Newsday (Remote access)


New York Post Collection

  • Explore New York history through local news, events and people with New York Post Collection
  • Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online

New York State Newspapers

  • List of New York State Newspapers on microfilm compiled by the New York State Library

New York Times (In-Library)

New York Times (Remote access)


NYTimes.com

  • Unlimited access to digital New York Times content via the web or the NYT app
  • Coverage includes: Book Review, The Learning Network (teaching tools), daily and past obituaries, Coronavirus Coverage, Health, Smarter Living, Wellness, At Home, Daily Newsletters, The Upshot, Business, T Magazine, as well as archive content back to 1851
  • Available in three languages: English, Spanish and Chinese

ProQuest Historical Newsday

  • Digitized Newsday newspapers covering 1940-1985
  • See pages and articles as they originally appeared

ProQuest Historical NY Times

  • New York Times starting in 1851
  • See pages and articles as they originally appeared

ProQuest Research Library

  • Search for articles on a broad range of subjects
  • Academic and multidisciplinary in scope

US Newsstream (In-Library)

US Newsstream (Remote access)

  • Search the most recent global news content – with archives that stretch back into the 1980s
  • Over 2,500 news sources including newspapers, newswires, news journals, television and radio transcripts, blogs, podcasts, and digital-only websites in full-text format

Wall Street Journal (In-Library)

Wall Street Journal (Remote access)

  • Full-text from 1984 to present

Primary Sources

American Government (In-Library)

American Government (Remote access)

  • Provides a complete, multi-faceted examination of the foundations of our government and political system that supports any curriculum or research project focused on the government of the United States

American History (In-Library)

American History (Remote access)

  • From the explorers of the Americas to the issues of today’s headlines, American History investigates the people, events, and stories of our nation’s evolution

America’s Historical Newspapers

  • Explore America’s past through newspapers
  • Search by era or area as early as 1690!

America’s Top Rated Cities

  • Provides current, comprehensive statistical information and other essential data in one easy-to-use source on the top 100 cities that have been cited as the best for business and living in the United States
  • Statistical data covers cost of living, finances, taxes, population, commercial real estate, education, major employers, media, crime, climate, housing vacancies, tax audits, bankruptcy, presidential election results and more

Britannica Academic

  • Includes Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Britannica School

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

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


CountryWatch (In-Library)

CountryWatch (Remote access)

  • News and information on each of the recognized countries of the world

Daily Life Through History (In-Library)

Daily Life Through History (Remote access)

  • Everyday life and social customs throughout world history
  • Maps and multimedia

Gale General OneFile

  • Newspaper and periodical articles of general interest
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Gale in Context: Biography

  • Biographies in the areas of literature, science, business, entertainment, history, current events and the arts
  • Who’s Who, magazine articles, pictures and links to web sites
  • Find biographies by name, nationality, occupation and gender

Gale in Context: Elementary

  • Offers elementary children a safe place to find answers to their questions, practice research skills, and explore a broad range of subjects like animals, arts and music, social studies, and more
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Gale in Context: High School

  • Simplifies your search for information by bringing together hundreds of thousands of images, videos, and audio selections into one easy-to-use database
  • Explore vetted primary sources, biographies, critical essays, and other materials in many formats — giving you deeper context to high-interest topics

Gale in Context: Middle School

  • Contains magazines, newspapers, primary sources and videos for students in grades 6 to 8
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

  • Viewpoint articles on social issues and current events
  • Topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to web sites, full-text magazine and newspaper articles
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Gale in Context: U.S. History

  • Provides a complete overview of America’s past and covers the most studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people
  • Includes primary source documents, full-text newspapers and periodicals, and videos and audio files from sources such as The New York Times, National Geographic, and NPR

Gale in Context: World History

  • Coverage from the ancient world to today’s headlines
  • Includes primary sources, reliable references and multimedia content collected for students and researchers

Gale Literature: LitFinder

  • Poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays
  • Biographies, summaries, and criticisms
  • Search by author, subject, title, date, nationality and gender

Gale OneFile: News

  • Recent New York Times, the New York Post and others
  • Regional, local and foreign language newspapers
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Historic Map Works

  • Historic and antique maps
  • City directories and illustrations

Long Island Collection

  • Find Long Island community information on topics related to business, education, government, people in the news, politics and more
  • Coverage includes dozens of New York state sources such as the East Meadow Herald, Bellmore Herald Life, Glen Cove Record Pilot, Gold Coast Gazette, Merrick Herald Life, Nassau Herald and others

MasterFILE Premier

  • Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975
  • Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags
  • Includes MasterFILE Reference eBook Collection

Newsday (In-Library)

Newsday (Remote access)


New York HeritageNew

  • New York Heritage is a portal for learning more about the people, places and events that contributed to the making of New York State

New York Post Collection

  • Explore New York history through local news, events and people with New York Post Collection
  • Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online

New York Times (In-Library)

New York Times (Remote access)


NYTimes.com

  • Unlimited access to digital New York Times content via the web or the NYT app
  • Coverage includes: Book Review, The Learning Network (teaching tools), daily and past obituaries, Coronavirus Coverage, Health, Smarter Living, Wellness, At Home, Daily Newsletters, The Upshot, Business, T Magazine, as well as archive content back to 1851
  • Available in three languages: English, Spanish and Chinese

Oxford Art Online

  • Coverage of visual arts including paintings, sculpture, architecture, photography, decorative arts, performance arts and multimedias.
  • Contains links to international galleries and museums

Oxford Music Online

  • Up-to-date music information including biographies
  • Covers popular music, opera and jazz
  • Links to sound archives and illustrations

Pop Culture Universe (In-Library)

Pop Culture Universe (Remote Access)

  • An irresistible yet authoritative digital database on popular culture in America, both past and present—in a package as dynamic as the topic it covers

ProQuest Historical Newsday

  • Digitized Newsday newspapers covering 1940-1985
  • See pages and articles as they originally appeared

ProQuest Historical NY Times

  • New York Times starting in 1851
  • See pages and articles as they originally appeared

ProQuest Research Library

  • Search for articles on a broad range of subjects
  • Academic and multidisciplinary in scope

US Newsstream (In-Library)

US Newsstream (Remote access)

  • Search the most recent global news content – with archives that stretch back into the 1980s
  • Over 2,500 news sources including newspapers, newswires, news journals, television and radio transcripts, blogs, podcasts, and digital-only websites in full-text format

Value of a Dollar

  • Records the prices of thousands of items purchased from the Civil War to the present, along with facts about investment options and income opportunities
  • Using this data, readers will get a sense of how prices changed over time and how those changes compare to the value of the dollar
  • Gives readers a broader understanding of life in America through the wallets of real Americans

World Book Early Learning

  • Designed for pre-school and early elementary school students
  • Includes narrated stories, interactive games, original videos, and a “my first” encyclopedia

World Book Kids

  • An encyclopedia and reference center designed for kids
  • Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps

World Book Spanish Language

  • World Book Encyclopedia in Spanish

World Book Student

  • Designed for students
  • Includes World Book Encyclopedia, biographies, a dictionary, atlases, and more

World History:  Ancient and Medieval Eras (In-Library)

World History:  Ancient and Medieval Eras (Remote access)

  • Covers early human history around the globe—from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance

World Religions: Belief, Culture, and Controversy (In-Library)

World Religions: Belief, Culture, and Controversy (In-Library)

  • Covers religion around the globe, from pre-history to the present

Wall Street Journal (In-Library)

Wall Street Journal (Remote access)

  • Full-text from 1984 to present

Readers Advisory

Goodreads

  • Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations

KDL What’s Next

  • Kent District Library What’s Next: Books in Series database helps you search series fiction

NoveList Plus

  • What to read next
  • Book discussion guides and book-talks
  • Series, find similar books, and book reviews
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Recursos en Español

Britannica Escolar

  • Britannica Escolar permite que los estudiantes completen sus trabajos escolares usando los más de 15.000 artículos de la enciclopedia y 9.000 elementos multimedia que incluyen imágenes, videos, audio y mapas detallados
  • Para estudiantes de primaria o secundaria
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

  • Diseñado para estudiantes
  • Contiene los artículos de la Enciclopedia World Book, biografías, un diccionario, un atlas y más

Gale OneFile: Informe Académico

  • Descubra una amplia colección de publicaciones que abarcan las disciplinas más estudiadas en América Latina
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


ProCitizen (en Español)

    • Use esta base de datos para prepararse para las partes de educacion civica, lectura, y escritura del Examen de Naturalizacion de los Estados Unidos. En Español.

World Book Spanish Language

  • World Book Encyclopedia in Spanish

Science & Technology

Encyclopedia of Global Warming

  • An encyclopedia with extensive coverage on Global Warming

Gale eBooks

  • Encyclopedias, specialized reference books and sources
  • Once materials only available in the library, are now accessible online 24/7
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Gale in Context: Science

  • Supports high school curricula and university coursework
  • Contains authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects from obesity to endangered species

Gale OneFile: Computer Science

  • Provides access to business and technical publications in the computer, electronics, and telecommunications industries
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


GreenFILE

  • GreenFILE 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 1,000,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 15,000 records

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 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

LinkedIn Learning for Library  

  • 16,000+ online courses in popular fields like web design, web development, IT, education/instruction, media production, and business
  • Expert instructors with real-world experience
  • Watch videos in small, easy-to-manage chunks, and return to the lessons at your convenience
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Sams PhotofactOnline (In-Library only)

  • Schematics for over 200,000 models in the consumer electronics market

NOTE: Sams PhotofactOnline is accessible in the library only.  Please seek assistance at the Reference Desk.


Science Online

  • Offers a comprehensive overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines
  • Topic Centers feature specially selected content on core science disciplines to help students find a starting point for their research
  • Includes 10 science eLearning Modules
  • Features more than 1,600 science experiments and activities

Statistics

America’s Top Rated Cities

  • Provides current, comprehensive statistical information and other essential data in one easy-to-use source on the top 100 cities that have been cited as the best for business and living in the United States
  • Statistical data covers cost of living, finances, taxes, population, commercial real estate, education, major employers, media, crime, climate, housing vacancies, tax audits, bankruptcy, presidential election results and more

New York State Education Department Data Site

  • This site provides a first step in publicly reporting educational data so all interested parties can be better informed as they work to advance student achievement

Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (In-Library)

Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (Remote access)

  • A comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States

Student Resources

Explora Public Libraries

  • Supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality

Gale in Context: High School

  • Simplifies your search for information by bringing together hundreds of thousands of images, videos, and audio selections into one easy-to-use database
  • Explore vetted primary sources, biographies, critical essays, and other materials in many formats — giving you deeper context to high-interest topics

Gale in Context: Middle School

  • Contains magazines, newspapers, primary sources and videos for students in grades 6 to 8
  • A NOVELNY database

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society (In-Library)New

Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society (Remote Access)

  • This database helps students develop an in-depth understanding of how society shapes and is shaped by controversy
  • Provides authoritative historical context, expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources on today’s most important issues

JSTOR (In-Library) New

JSTOR (Remote Access)

  • JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million journal articles, books, images, and primary sources in 75 disciplines

Live Homework Help

  • Connect one-on-one with a tutor
  • Math, science, social studies and english on a K through adult learner level
  • Available every day from 2 to 10 p.m.
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

NoveList K-8 Plus

  • What to read next for K-8
  • Book discussion guides and teacher resources
  • Series, find similar books, and book reviews

Scholastic GO! (In-Library)

Scholastic GO! (Remote Access)

  • Reliable content on almost every core curricula subject, Scholastic GO! offers endless resources for research in a multitude of media
  • Includes dictionaries, videos and newspapers

World Book Student

  • Designed for students
  • Includes World Book Encyclopedia, biographies, dictionary, atlases, and more

World Book Spanish Language

  • World Book Encyclopedia in Spanish

Streaming Services

The Great Courses

  • Hundreds of courses spanning thousands of in-depth video lectures on subjects like Science, Health & Wellness, and much more

*The link for this resource leads you to the Libby App. Sign in with your library card, then scroll down until you see ‘Extras’ displayed on the right-hand side of the screen. Click on The Great Courses Library Collection and follow the prompts to access this resource.


IndieFlix

  • A streaming movie service that offers access to pop culture favorites, box office hits, award-winning feature films, documentaries, and shorts
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

*The link for this resource leads you to the Libby App. Sign in with your library card, then scroll down until you see ‘Extras’ displayed on the right-hand side of the screen. Click on IndieFlix and follow the prompts to access this resource.


Kanopy

  • Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 titles, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

Kanopy Kids

  • Access educational and engaging videos for children of all ages

Qello Concerts by Stingray

  • The world’s largest collection of full-length concerts and music documentaries streamed on-demand
  • VIEW A VIDEO TUTORIAL

*The link for this resource leads you to the Libby App. Sign in with your library card, then scroll down until you see ‘Extras’ displayed on the right-hand side of the screen. Click on Qello Concerts and follow the prompts to access this resource.

Test Preparation

DMV Permit Practice Tests

  • New York State-specific practice tests: 11 car practice tests, 6 motorcycle practice tests, and 1 CDL practice test
  • Online access to NY State DMV Manuals: Driver’s Manual, Motorcycle Manual, and Commercial Driver’s Manual
  • A FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions

LearningExpress Library 3.0

  • Includes skill-building tutorials, test preparation, and career advancement resources enhanced with new educational content, career guidance, and advice from industry experts
  • SAT, GRE, GMAT, GED and other educational tests
  • Civil Service and Licensing Exams
  • Job Search & Workplace Skills, U.S. Citizenship preparation, and more
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Varsity Tutors: Free Practice Tests

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Yearbooks

East Meadow Community Yearbook Database (In-Library only)

  • Digitized yearbooks from East Meadow High School (1960 -2018) and W.T. Clarke High School (1959 – 2018)