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Databases by subject

Business and Finance

  • Business Insights: Essentials - Includes company profiles, industry reports and financial reports, as well as business magazines and newspapers.
  • Small Business Collection - This compilation provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories. Users will find hundreds of full text subject-appropriate periodicals.

Health and Medicine

Literary Resources

  • NoveList Plus- Reading recommendations for fiction and nonfiction titles created by professional reviewers, series information, search by "appeal factors", books lists, award winners, book discussion guides, and curriculum resources (including Common Core.)
  • NoveList K-8 Plus - a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction. With its fun and intuitive interface, and extensive proprietary content, NoveList K-8 Plus will help you integrate reading across the curriculum and support your young readers.
  • OCLC WorldCat - search library catalogs world-wide

Multidisciplinary Research

  • Academic OneFile - source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - contains encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
  • General OneFile - contains news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) - subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
  • Teacher Resource Center - provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.


  • Gannett Newwsstand Complete - access to over 85 Gannett newspapers, 6 of which are New York newspapers. These include the Ithaca Journal, Poughkeepsie Journal, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Journal News (White Plains), Press and Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton) and Star-Gazette (Elmira).
  • InfoTrac Newsstand - this full-text newspaper database has several New York Newspapers including the New York Times from 1995 on, and over 1,000 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers.
  • National Newspaper Index - provides indexing (1977 to present) of America's top five newspapers: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post. Indexing only.
  • New York State Newspapers - this subset of InfoTrac Newsstand includes articles from newspapers from around New York State including: Glens Falls Post-Star, New York Times, New York Observer, New York Post, and Newsday.

Reference and Encyclopedias

Science Resources

  • General Science Collection - A collection of over 1,000 peer-reviewed journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments.
  • GreenFILE - offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.
  • New Book of Popular Science - - for middle and high school students and includes articles in the areas of science, technology and medicine.

Spanish Language Resources

  • La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre - part of the Grolier databases collection, this is a Spanish language encyclopedia written from a Latin American perspective.

Student Resources

  • eLibrary Elementary - contains over 140 magazines and books for elementary students.
  • Grolier Online - Includes access to:
    • Amazing Animals of the World - for elementary school students and includes facts and photos for over 1,200 animals.
    • America the Beautiful - for elementary and middle school students and includes articles on US cities, states and Presidents.
    • Encyclopedia Americana - articles include links to further readings, a bibliography, selected full text articles, web page links, and links to related articles.
    • Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia - includes encyclopedia articles, news, timelines, quizzes and games, and research starters. It also includes an atlas and dictionary. Articles can be grouped by lexile level and are aligned to standards.
    • Lands and Peoples - for middle and high school students and includes articles on countries, cultures and current events. It also includes an atlas and almanacs.
    • The New Book of Knowledge - for middle grade students and includes literary selections, a timeline, projects and experiments, news, homework help and more.
    • The New Book of Popular Science - for middle and high school students and includes articles in the areas of science, technology and medicine.
    • La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre - Spanish language encyclopedia written from a Latin American perspective.
    • Roget's II: The New Thesaurus
    • American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
  • Kids InfoBits - contains over 100 age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5. Also includes Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs.
  • Kids Search - designed especially for youth in grades K-8.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context - contains a range of perspectives on many important issues, with over 13,000 pro/con viewpoints. Includes a variety of resource types: reference, news, primary sources, multimedia and more.
  • Searchasaurus - an exciting and easy way for primary school students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies.

All Database Collections

  • EBSCOhost Databases
  • eLibrary Elementary - Contains over 140 magazines and books for elementary students. Also includes the American Heritage Dictionary.
  • Gale Databases - Access to 80 collections with over 150,000 titles and over 100,000 full text articles
  • Grolier Databases - Access to 8 encyclopedias, interactive maps, world newspapers, dictionaries, and videos; resources for elementary, middle, and high school students, also adult patrons and librarians/educators