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eLibrary Elementary (ProQuest) (Login required - click here)
    A general reference resource for students in grades K-5 with access to 200+ magazines, newspapers, reference books, images and more. Includes the DK Eyewitness series, Biomes Atlases, Biographies for Beginners and many other high quality resources.

    Available from home. Funded by NOVEL, an electronic resource access project that enables libraries across New York State to give their communities online access to the full text of hundreds of journals, newspapers and other references.


Grolier Encyclopedias (Scholastic) (Login required - click here)
    Full-text access to the following encyclopedias:
Amazing Animals of the World – Contains reference and media materials on 1200 animals for grades 2 and above.
America the Beautiful – State-by-State geographical, historical and cultural reference
Encyclopedia Americana - In-depth research and worldwide current events for older students and adults.
Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia - Quick reference and rich media for middle school and high school students.
La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre - A Comprehensive encyclopedia for Spanish speakers
Lands and Peoples - Current information for country and state reports.
The New Book of Knowledge - Reference and current events for elementary readers and older.
The New Book of Popular Science - In-depth science, plus science in the news.


    Available from home. Funded by NOVEL, an electronic resource access project that enables libraries across New York State to give their communities online access to the full text of hundreds of journals, newspapers and other references.


Kids InfoBits (Gale Cengage Learning) (Login required - click here)
    This database for students in kindergarten through grade 5 features a kid-friendly graphic interface with full-text content from elementary reference sources and magazines. Kids InfoBits covers geography, current events, the arts and sciences, people, government, history, and more.

    Available from home. Funded by NOVEL, an electronic resource access project that enables libraries across New York State to give their communities online access to the full text of hundreds of journals, newspapers and other references.


Learning Express (New users should register using their library card barcode number.) (Login required - click here)
    This instructional database assists patrons of all ages prepare for a variety of academic and civil service tests, including SAT, GED, ASVAB, clerical worker, police officer, firefighter, postal worker and real estate practice tests. There are math, reading, and writing skill-building resources for all students. Job seekers can receive help in creating a resume and cover letter and tips on preparing for a job.

    Available from home. Funded by Finger Lakes Library System.


Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale Cengage Learning) (Login required - click here)
    A comprehensive social issues database providing pro/con viewpoint articles, reference information, statistics, journal and newspaper articles, images, and web links to develop and enhance critical thinking skills for everything from social studies projects to debate preparation.

    Available from home. Funded by NOVEL, an electronic resource access project that enables libraries across New York State to give their communities online access to the full text of hundreds of journals, newspapers and other references.