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Academic OneFile (Gale Cengage Learning) (Login required - click here)
    Journals and reference sources covering the sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, and more for older students.

    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.


Art Museum Image Gallery (EBSCO) (Login required - click here)
    Art Museum Image Gallery contains thousands of high quality images of artwork that span the cultures of Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas, including Native American and Meso-American peoples with entries from 3000 BC to modern day. It includes historical photographs and artifacts. Provenance and curatorial data accompany the images.

    Available from home. Funded with RBDB funds through the South Central Regional Library Council


Business Insights: Essentials (Gale Cengage Learning) (Login required - click here)
    BI:E offers company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.

    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.


Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO) (Login required - click here)
    Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO) is a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full-text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, nutrition and dietetics, children's health, men and women's health.

    Available from home. Funded through the South Central Regional Library Council.


Driving-tests.org
    This free resource provides practice tests and handbooks for cart, motorcycle and commercial NYS driver’s licenses. A frequently asked question section offers detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.

    Available from home. Free from Driving-tests.org in partnership with the Finger Lakes Library System


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.


Gannett Newsstand (ProQuest) (Login required - click here)
    Full-text articles from 85 Gannett newspaper titles from local and regional coverage from across the country. Included are the NYS newspapers: Ithaca Journal; Journal News (White Plains); Poughkeepsie Journal; Press & Sun Bulletin (Binghamton); Rochester Democrat and Chronicle; and Star-Gazette (Elmira).

    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.


General OneFile (Gale Cengage Learning) (Login required - click here)
    Magazines, newspapers, and reference sources covering the humanities, environmental issues, technology, healthcare, politics, and travel; there are also popular magazines for readers of all ages.

    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.


Health Reference Center Academic (Gale Cengage Learning) (Login required - click here)
    Periodicals, newsletters, medical journals, and consumer health magazines related to nursing and allied health issues.

    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.


HeritageQuest Online Genealogy (ProQuest) (Login required - click here)
    This genealogy database offers materials for researching family histories and American culture. This database includes indexes of genealogy resources and original page images. It includes over 20,000 books, the entire U.S. Federal Census from 1790 - 1930, PERSI (PERiodical Source Index), Freedman’s Bank Records, Revolutionary War Pension Records, and more.

    Available from home. Funded by Finger Lakes Library System.


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.


La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre (Grolier/Scholastic) (Login required - click here)
    Una enciclopedia completa para hispanohablantes
A Comprehensive encyclopedia for Spanish speakers


    Disponible desde casa. Financiado por Novel, que permite a las bibliotecas de todo el estado de Nueva York para dar acceso en línea a las revistas a texto completo, periódicos y otras referencias.


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.


Literary Reference Center (EBSCO) (Login required - click here)
    This full-text database features a collection of author biographies, plot summaries, and critical analyses of literary works from literary reference books, monographs, magazines & journals, and other publications. There are also links to 8,000 classic novels, 11,000 short stories, 25,000 poems and 1,000+ images of literary figures.

    Available from home. Funded with RBDB funds through the South Central Regional Library Council.


Mango Languages (Mango languages) (Login required - click here)
    Mango Languages is an easy to use online language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages, including Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, Greek, German, Chinese, Arabic, and Japanese. Mango uses real-life situations and actual conversations to more effectively teach a new language to learn how to communicate. Specialized ESL courses are also available.

    Available from home. Funded by the Finger Lakes Library System with help from the Friends of Tompkins County Public Library.


National Newspaper Index (Gale Cengage Learning) (Login required - click here)
    This database includes citations and abstracts for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post from 1977 to present. None of the article citations that you find in this database are full-text.

If you find a citation to an article and your library does not own it in another form, they can interlibrary loan it from another institution.


    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.


New York State Newspapers (Gale Cengage Learning) (Login required - click here)
    This full-text newspaper database includes the following NYS papers: Buffalo News, Daily News (NYC), Herald American (Syracuse), Herald-Journal (Syracuse), Indian County Today (Oneida), New York Observer, New York Post, New York Times (also Magazine and Book Review), Newsday (Melville), Post-Star (Glen Falls), and Times Herald-Record (Middletown).

    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.


Newsstand (Gale Cengage Learning) (Login required - click here)
    InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 1,000 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world. Understand regional viewpoints on issues by searching multiple newspapers.

    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 journals, newspapers and other references.


NoveList Fiction Guide (EBSCO) (Login required - click here)
    NoveList is a fiction readers' guide to finding new authors and titles. It allows readers to use a favorite author or title as a starting point to locate other authors and titles of interest. They can also enter words that describe the contents of a book they would like to read, and NoveList retrieves titles that contain these words in the book's subject headings field. In addition, users can browse over 1,200 theme-oriented book lists, 160 award lists and 1,800 fiction related web-sites.

    Available from home. Funded by Finger Lakes Library System.


OmniFile Full Text, Select Edition (EBSCO) (Login required - click here)
    OmniFile Full Text, Select Edition (Wilson) provides access to the full text of articles from approximately 2,700 publications from a number of disciplines including science, the arts, education, humanities, law, business, ethnic studies, media studies, women’s studies, history, and more.

    Available from home. Funded with RBDB funds through the South Central Regional Library Council.


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.


TumbleBooks (TumbleBook Library) (Login required - click here)
    TumbleBooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which are created from existing picture books. TumbleBooks also includes a collection of full length, unabridged classics in audio format and a small collection of books in French, Spanish, Russian, and Chinese. Also available are puzzles, games and quizzes. Create a list of Favorites for easy access or preload a number of TumbleBooks in an online player in order to be played one after another. The entire site can also be viewed in Spanish and French.

    Available from home. Funded by Finger Lakes Library System. Requires a Flash plug-in to view and hear animation which can be downloaded for free from the TumbleBooks Help page.


Zinio (eMagazines)
    (No log-in required to browse; however, library card and password required to set up account and check out titles) Zinio offers access to many of your favorite popular magazines. These are complete, full-color, interactive magazines with no holds or limits on how many magazines you can access. You can download and view these titles on your computer or mobile device. With more than 100 magazines on a wide range of topics, you’re sure to find something you like…

    Available from home. Funded by Finger Lakes Library System.