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Alphabetical
List of ALL Research Databases

Art & Music

Biography & Genealogy

Business

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Health

Homework Help for Kids

Homework Help for Students

Law

Literature

Newspapers-Periodicals-Current Events

Science

Social Studies

Spanish

A Academic Onefile (Gale) - Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Includes transcripts and audio from all NPR (National Public Radio) programs.
Access Science - (Access From Home) (Library Bar Code Required) Searchable content from McGraw-Hill's Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 10th Edition.
ALLDATA Online (Auto Repair) Available only in the library. Comprehensive resource for automotive diagnostic and repair information. Includes the latest Technical Service Bulletins, OEM wiring diagrams, service maintenance tables.
Ancestry Library Edition Available only in the library. Provides access to U.S. census records, U.S. military records and passenger lists from ports throughout the U.S., and more sources for researching your ancestors.
 
B Barron's (1988-current)  On the ProQuest screen, Use the Search options or Click on the Publications Tab, to browse individual issues for full text coverage.
From home, use the ProQuest Link.
Biography Resource Center + The Complete Marquis Who's Who (Present)
Books and Authors (Gale)
Reading suggestions plus a feature "My Reading Room" that lets you save and modify marked list, reviews you've written, and much more.
Business and Company ASAP (1980 - Present)
Business and Company Resource Center - Detailed company and industry news and information.
 
C Career Cruising Plan your future; research occupations and schools;prepare a resume. Includes a Spanish version.
Career Library The Exploration Center lets you assess your interests, learn about occupations and college programs. Find the Resume Builder in the Planning Center. The Video Library in the Resource Center shows occupations up close in both English and Spanish. The Activity Center includes sample test questions for history, GED, Proficiency, and ACT/SAT
Community Resource Database of Long Island (CRDLI) Information on nearly 12,000 health, education, social and human service agencies and programs on Long Island.
CountryWatch.Com - (Access from Home) Up-to-date news, information, maps of countries worldwide.
Credo Reference A complete reference collection covering every major topic, including art, medicine, history, technology, and more. The collection features: over 2 million entries; 180,000 audio pronunciation files; 66,000 art, science, and medical images; and 90,000 atlas images of places and geographic features throughout the world.
Custom Newspapers - Includes current New York Times, current New York Post. Newsday has 2 week delay.
 
D Dewey Browser Provides access to approximately 2.5 million records from the OCLC Worldcat database.
Discovering Collection
  (Sept.2004)
E EBSCOhost Text Only
EBSCOhostWeb - Includes EBSCOhost Text Only and EBSCOhost Español
Encyclopedia Britannica - (Access From Home) Use this link to jump to Britannica for Kids
     Encyclopedia Britannica - (Access From Home)
     Annals of American History Online    - (Access From Home)  
     Global Reference Center - (Access From Home)
     Webster's Dictionary Online - (Access From Home)
     World Data Analyst - (Access From Home)
 
F Access FactsOnFile databases from home using westhempsteadpl as the Username and the first 5 digits of your library barcode as the Password.
FactsOnFile: Ancient and Medieval History
FactsOnFile: Science Online Check out experiments for Science Fair projects!
FactsOnfile NewsServices includes
    World News Digest (1940 to present),
    Issues & Controversies,
    Issues & Controversies in American History,
    Today's Science

 
G Gale Virtual Reference Library Over 300 reference e-books and encyclopedias in many subjects, including health, science, art, history, biography and more with full-text references from Gale and third-party publishers. Specific e-book titles may be found using the online library catalog.
General Business File ASAP (1980 - Present) Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available.
General OneFile (Gale) (1980 - Present) A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily. Formerly Infotrac Onefile.
Global Reference Center Encyclopedic entries & dictionaries in a variety of languages, including Japanese, Korean, Chinese, French and Spanish. From Encyclopedia Britannica: Access from Home
GreenFILE contains information about environmental concerns.
Greenwood's Daily Life Online - (Access From Home) Everyday life and social customs throughout world history. Includes World Cultures.
         Daily Life in America - (Access From Home)
         African American Experience - (Access From Home)
         Latino American Experience - (Access From Home)
         Pop Culture Universe - (Access From Home)
Grolier Online - in the Library - (Access from Home) Includes seven encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia America,Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia,The New Book of Knowledge, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, and The New Book of Popular Science. - Click on icon in upper right corner to toggle to Grolier Kids or Grolier Passport.
         Grolier Online From Home
         America the Beautiful
         Encyclopedia Americana
         Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
         Lands and Peoples
         The New Book of Knowledge
         The New Book of Popular Science
         La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre

Grove Art Online is now Oxford Art Online (see below).
Grove Music Online is now Oxford Music Online (see below).
H Health Reference Center Academic (Gale) Current, reliable health information for the lay person and for nursing and allied health students. This multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals and a wide variety of personal health information sources.
Heritage Quest Online - (Access from Home) Research your ancestors
 
I Informe Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.
Issues & Controversies Today's Top Issues (Facts on File) including Editorial Cartoons, Source Documents, Research Topics.
Issues & Controversies in American History In-depth Investigations. (Facts on File)
K Kids InfoBits (Present)  Research information for Kindergarten through 5th grade.
Kids Search Research information for Kindergarten through 8th grade.
 
L La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre- In Groliers Online: Click on icon on left side of page.
LearningExpressLibrary An interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorials designed to help students and adult learners succeed on academic and licensing tests. Includes SAT, GRE, GMAT, Civil Service and Licensing Exams. Login with your barcode to access these tests from home.
LitFINDER
Find poems, speeches, plays and more. With its new interface, easily switch to other Gale products including Literature Resource Center, Twayne's Authors, and more.
Literature Resource Center (Present)  Biographies, criticism, and more
M Medline Plus A Service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
 
N National Newspaper Index (1977 - Present)
NetLibrary - You must create an account while in the library before you will be able to access these e-books from home. Search using keywords such as "computer", "exam", "Shakespeare", or "poetry."
New York State Newspapers  Click on "publication search", then click on "List All" or enter publication title in search box to find full text coverage for:
     New York Post (Jan 2000-current);  
     New York Times Book Review (Jan 2000-current);
     New York Times Magazine (Jan 2000-current).

New York Times  (1980-current) -- From home, use the ProQuest Link. On the ProQuest screen, Use the Search options or Click on the Publications Tab, to browse individual issues for full text coverage.
New York Times - Historical (1851-2005)  -- From home, use the ProQuest Link. On the ProQuest screen, Use the Search options or Click on the Publications Tab, to browse individual issues for full text coverage.

Newsday (1985-current) -- From home, use the ProQuest Link. On the ProQuest screen, Use the Search options or Click on the Publications Tab, to browse individual issues for full text coverage.
NoveList Reading suggestions for young adults and adults with over 150,000 fiction titles, and 50,000 nonfiction titles as well as Feature Articles, BookTalks, Book Discussion Guides and Author Read-alikes.
NoveList K-8 Reading suggestions for children includes both fiction and non-fiction titles, as well as Feature Articles, BookTalks, Book Discussion Guides and Author Read-alikes.
NOVELny  A collection of online resources available to New York State Residents using a NY State driver license, or NY State non-driver ID. The content is peer-reviewed, vetted by the experts, organized, objective, and accurate. A
project of the New York State Library.
O

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center Presents information needed to fully understand today's hottest social issues: 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, links to hand-selected web sites, and more.
Oxford Art Online Includes biographies, bibliographies and images.
Oxford Music Online Includes music samples using a free Sibelius software download

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Powersearch by Thomson Gale aka (Infotrac) provides access to all the Thomson Gale content in the library's collection by exploring one, several or all available databases simultaneously. Includes an alphabetical listing of databases along with product descriptions.
Primary Search in EBSCOhost Research Databases provides full-text for elementary school research.
PROMT (2003 - Present) - Predicast Overview of Markets and Technology.
ProQuest - all classic databases. Contains millions of documents originally published in magazines, newspapers, and journals including current NY Times and Newsday.
ProQuest - Access From Home - (Library Bar Code Required)

 
R Reference USA  Lookup business, residential, and health care data.  
S Spanish Reference Center - Enciclopedia Universal en Español for high school ages and up and Enciclopedia Juvenil for ages 6-12. Additional advanced resources may be available in PlanetaSaber. From Encyclopedia Britannica: Access From Home
Science Online - Concepts and foundations to help with science fair projects. Features diagrams, experiments, videos.
 
T Thomson Gale Powersearch aka (Infotrac) provides access to all the Thomson Gale content in the library's collection by exploring one, several or all available databases simultaneously. Includes an alphabetical listing of databases along with product descriptions.
Today's Science Science News especially for Students.
Tumblebooks e-books for e-kids
The Twayne Author Series - World, English, and US Authors
 
W

Wall Street Journal  (1982-current) Click on Publications tab, then enter title in publication search box, or find by showing all by alphabetical title.
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rom home, use the ProQuest Link.
World News Digest (1940 to present)

 
   

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