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A to Z Databases
AtoZdatabases is the Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business & executive profiles & 240 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research.
Adult Education and Career Center
Adult Education and Career Center
Live help from 2-11 PM. When closed, select Adult Services from the dropdown and select the subject resumes and cover letters or job resources.
All Data Online (In Library Use Only)
All Data Online (In Library Use Only)
Search car, light truck, and van repair manuals and wiring diagrams, from 1982 to the present for diagnostic, repair and estimating information.
ABMS-Directory
American Board of Medical Specialties
This authoritative reference tool provides certification status and professional information about board certified physicians from the 24 Member Boards, in more than 150 specialties and subspecialties
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American Hebrew & Jewish Messenger
The American Hebrew was a weekly Jewish newspaper published in New York City. In 1903 it merged with the Jewish Messenger.
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Amsterdam News
The oldest Black newspaper in the country that offers the "New Black View" within local, national and international news for the Black community.
Ancestry (In Library Use Only)
Ancestry Library (In Library Use Only)
Search for your ancestors in historical publications and records (census, immigration, military records, vital statistics, church records, and more).
Auto Repair Source
Auto Repair Source
This database contains do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. Content has been provided by MOTOR Information Systems.
Biography Reference Bank
Biography Reference Bank
Find in-depth, original profiles of Current Biography with full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals.
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Brainfuse Adult Learning Center
Access to adult learning services including GED prep, 24/7 writing lab, live tutoring, career resources, U.S. citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series, and more.
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Brainfuse Help Now
Access to live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests. Also includes a 24-hour online writing lab and Homework Question Center.
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Britannica Academic
Discover encyclopedia articles, full-text journal and magazine articles, primary sources, multimedia, and other unique resources and tools for college-level learners, researchers, and faculty
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Britannica Escolar
Access to accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. Ideal for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish.
Britannica School (All Levels)
Britannica School (All Levels)
A research and homework help portal and a series of multimedia mobile apps on popular school topics ranging from the solar system to ancient Rome.
Britannica School (Espanol)
Britannica School (All Levels, Español)
Un portal de ayuda de investigación y de tareas, y una serie de aplicaciones móviles multimedia sobre temas escolares populares que van desde el sistema solar hasta la antigua Roma.
Business Insights: Essentials
Business Insights: Essentials
Provides access to a variety of global business information: competitive intelligence, career and investment opportunities, business rankings, and company histories.
Career Crusing
Career Crusing
Online career guidance and planning system. Prepare for the SAT/ACT, find a career, build a portfolio, learn how to write a resume, and search for jobs,all in one convenient place.
Children's Literature
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database is an ever growing online database with over 400,000 reviews, MARC records and related information about children’s literature.
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Civil Service Test Preparation (Overdrive Collection)
Borrow test prep materials in easy downloadable eBooks.
Consumer Reports Magazine
Consumer Reports Magazine
Online text version. Full text access to the online text version of Consumer Reports.
ConsumerReports.org
ConsumerReports.org
Credo
Credo Reference
A great place to start your research.
Demographics Now For Libraries
Demographics Now For Libraries (In Library Use Only)
DemographicsNow is an online subscription resource that provides users with access to robust and highly detailed U.S. demographic data.
Driving Tests
Driving-tests.org
This database includes free tests specifically based on the New York state’s DMV materials for car, motorcycle and CLD tests (including practice tests in Spanish).
eLibrary
eLibrary
Elementary students can use the eLibrary colorful, graphical search interface to find the answers they need from magazines, newspapers, books, transcripts, maps, images and weblinks.
Education Resources Information Center
ERIC (Education Resources Information Center)
A guide to published and unpublished sources on thousands of educational topics.
Fold3
Fold3
Formerly called Footnote. This product provides history and genealogy archives with social networking and interactive features.
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Gale Directory Library
Virtual Access to Directories such as Publishers Directory, Business Rankings Annual, and "Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans".
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Gale General OneFile News
Access to several major American newspapers including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post.
Infotrac - Custom Newspapers
Gale Infotrac Custom Newspapers
Access to full text articles from over 1000 regional, national and international newspapers.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library
Digital reference materials such as Business Plans Handbook, Encyclopedia Britannica, College Blue Book and UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology
General OneFile
General OneFile
This general periodical database contains magazines, newspapers, reference books, and multimedia sources.
Government Documents
Government Documents
Request Documents from the Government Documents Collection Catalogue. Many items are on microfilm.
Green File
Green File
Scholarly, government and general-interest titles include content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Health Reference Center Academics
Health Reference Center Academics
This includes over 2800 journals and magazines, many full text. It contains nursing and allied health journals as well as other medical and consumer health magazines.
Heritage Quest
Heritage Quest
HeritageQuest combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular UMI® Genealogy and Local History book collection.
History Reference Center
History Reference Center
Comprehensive, full text, history reference database designed for secondary schools and undergraduate research. Features full text for 2,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books.
Home Improvement
Home Improvement Reference Center
This provides users with detailed “how-to” info for home improvement/repair projects. Provided after Hurricane Sandy at no cost to Suffolk Public Libraries by EBSCO.
Infotrac Newsstand
Infotrac Newsstand
National Newspaper Index provides indexing to The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, the Christian Science Monitor, the Los Angeles Times and the Washington Post.
Kids Infobits
Kids InfoBits
Find magazines articles, maps, flags, images and more for students grades K through 5th. Enter an NYS drivers LIC or NYS photo ID to gain access.
Law Depot
Law Depot (In Library Use Only)
Create an account and then start preparing your own legal forms.
LearningExpress
Learning Express
Achieve your educational and career goals.
Literary Reference Center
Literary Reference Center
Information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames. Specifically designed for public libraries, secondary schools, junior and undergraduate research.
Literature Resource Center
Literature Resource Center
Information on authors and their works, from all time periods and from around the world.
MasterFile Elite
MasterFile Elite
Search for Consumer Reports and more here!
Medline
MEDLINE
Scholarly medical journal articles.
Muzzy
Muzzy Online
Loveable Muzzy and his fun friends will guide your child on the journey to learning a new language naturally and without effort.
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MyHeritage
Search records from around the world including birth, marriage, death, military, census, and parish records.
National Geographic Kids
National Geographics for Kids (In Library Use Only)
Now you have access to the complete archive of National Geographic magazine — every page of every issue — along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos
Amsterdam News
New York Amsterdam News
New York Amsterdam News became one of the nation’s leading black newspapers and one of New York’s most influential black-owned institutions.
New York Heritage
New York Heritage
A research portal for students, educators, historians, genealogists, and anyone else interested in learning more about the people, places and institutions of New York State. Provides access to more th
New York State Newspapers (In Library Use Only)
New York State Newspapers (In Library Use Only)
Newspapers from the cities of Albany, Buffalo and Syracuse,plus the New York Observer, the New York Times, the New York Post, and the New York Daily News, back to 1980.
New York Times 1980+
New York Times 1980+
Full text of the New York Times late edition. Complete articles from 1980 onward including the Book Review and Magazine sections.
New York Times Historical 1851-2009
New York Times Historical 1851-2009
The entire historical run of The New York Times from 1851-2009. Each article is in PDF format and includes images. Find obituaries and death notices back to 1851.
Newsday
Newsday
Full text articles from Newsday back to 1985.
Newsday Historical 1940-1984
Newsday Historical 1940-1984
This historical newspaper database covers 1940 - 1984.
Nineteenth Century US Newspapers Digital Archive
Nineteenth Century US Newspapers Digital Archive
Provides access to primary source newspaper content from the 19th century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S.
Novelist Plus
Novelist Plus
Fiction and nonfiction readers' advisory resource. Find read-a-likes by author or plot description.
Novelist Plus K-8
Novelist Plus K-8
Fiction and nonfiction readers’ advisory for children and young adults.
Opposing View Points
Opposing Viewpoints
The premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration.
Pronunciator
Pronunciator
You can learn 80 languages in any of 50 languages with Pronunciator. That’s 4,000 possible course combinations!
Rosetta Stone Library Solution
Rosetta Stone Library Solution
30 languages; 50 hours of foundational instruction; core reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills lessons; grammar and vocabulary activities; and more.
Scholastic Go
Scholastic Go (In Library Use Only)
Science Online
Science Online
Science Online presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.
Science Reference Center
Science Reference Center
Access science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and more. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, and more.
Sesame Street
Sesame Street
Small Engine Repairs
Small Engine Repairs
Boats, Tractors, Lawn Mowers, Motorcycles & More!
Something about the Author
Something About the Author
Examine the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults.
Student Research Center
Students Research Center
Search databases by topic heading, make use of an online dictionary and encyclopedia, explore the top searches of the day, and even limit searches according to appropriate Lexile reading levels.
Suffolk Historic Newspapers
Suffolk Historic Newspapers
Newspapers with obituaries covering nearly 100 years of Suffolk County history.
Teacher Reference Center
Teacher Reference Center
Magazine articles for teachers and librarians.
Topic Guide: ART
Topic Guide: ART
An Online Guide for Educational, Professional, and Recreational Research for Visual Art Resources.
Tumble Books
Tumble Book Library
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.
Universal Class
Universal Class
Are you interested in learning something new or brushing up on your skills? Universal Class allows you to take courses at your own pace in many different interest areas.
USA.GOV
USA.GOV
USA.gov makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web.
VIP Learning
VIP Learning (In Library Use Only)
VIP Learning offers do it yourself, creative skills and trade technical online courses. While most are in Spanish, there are some available in English.
Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal 1984-Current
Wall Street Journal 1984-Current
World Book Online
World Book Online
When you need fast, reliable information for homework, reports, or just a lingering question, World Book Online is the place to go.
World Book Kids
World Book Online - Kids
When you need fast, reliable information for homework, reports, or just a lingering question, World Book Online is the place to go.
World Vital Records
World Vital Records
Birth, marriage, death, military, census, and parish records online.