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Art and Music

Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of encyclopedias and reference books for research on many subjects. Some of these reference materials are also available in the Library but now you can search them and manu other reference books from your own computer at any time,


Biography

Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of encyclopedias and reference books for research on many subjects. some of these reference materials are also available in the Library but now you can search them and many other reference books from your own computer at any time.


Books & Literature

Artemis Literary Sources
Comtemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, and Childrens' Literature Review in electronic format, beginning with the volumes published after July 2007. Earlier volumes of these titles, which reprint literary criticism, are available in print at the Main Library.

Baker & Taylor
Search for current books by title, author, publisher.
Login as "anonynous user"

Bloom's Literary Reference Online
Features hundreds of Harold Bloom's essays examining thge lives and works of great writers throughout history and the world, as well as thousands of critical articles by noted scholars from the Bloom's Literary Criticism series..


First Search
A connection to information in a wide range of subjects in 12 databases, including WorldCat, a catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of encyclopedias and reference books for research on many subjects. some of these reference materials are also available in the Library but now you can search them and many other reference books from your own computer at any time.

Literature Resource Center
Biographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline.

Novelist
Guidance for readers of all ages.

Sparknotes
Guidance for readers of all ages.


Business/Finance

AtoZ Databases
This premier company directory database provides information for job seekers, small business owners, entrepreneurs and students.

Bankrate

Business Insights Essentials
An integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reposts, and company histories. Offers interactive charting tools.

Business.gov
Current resources for small business.

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
FINRA Broker Check.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of encyclopedias and reference books for research on many subjects. Some of these reference materials are also available in the Library but now you can search them and manu other reference books from your own computer at any time,

Hoover's Company Records

Investopedia

Morningstar Investment Research Center     Remote Access
Morningstar Mutual Funds in electronic format: Detailed analyst guidance on 1,900 stocks, 2,100 funds, and more than 150 ETFs.

Thomas Register

Value Line     Remote Access
Value Line: Includes Investment Survey, Small & Mid-Cap, Mutual Funds, Options, Convertible, Special Situations, News Alerts, and more.

Yahoo Finance


Careers


AtoZdatabases
This premier company directory database provides information for job seekers, small business owners, entrepreneurs and students.

Brainfuse (HelpNow)
HelpNow, a tutoring service from Brainfuse, is a unique blend of one-to-one homework help, state-sligned skills building, test preparation, and writing assistance. Coverage includes K through adult.

CareerOneStop

Indeed - one search. all jobs.

JobCentral - National employment Network

Jobs Express

Learning Express Library        Remote Access
To avoid pop-up issues use Internet Explorer.
Requires free registration.

Monster.Com  (Job search site)

Nassau BOCES

Nassau County Civil Service

New York City Civil Service

New York State Job Exchange

My Perfect Resume

U.S. Government Jobs

 

Computer Skills


Atomic Training   (Requires free registration)
Self paced software video tutorials.

Brainfuse (HelpNow)
HelpNow, a tutoring service from Brainfuse, is a unique blend of one-to-one homework help, state-sligned skills building, test preparation, and writing assistance. Coverage includes K through adult.

Free Computer Tutorials

Learning Express Library
To avoid pop-up issues use Internet Explorer.
Requires free registration.

Mouse Practice

Power Typing

Techboomers

 

Consumer Information


Consumer Reports

 

Education


Brainfuse (HelpNow)
HelpNow, a tutoring service from Brainfuse, is a unique blend of one-to-one homework help, state-sligned skills building, test preparation, and writing assistance. Coverage includes K through adult.

College View

FinAid    Financial aid

Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of encyclopedias and reference books for research on many subjects. some of these reference materials are also available in the Library but now you can search them and many other reference books from your own computer at any time.

Great Neck Public Schools

Learning Express Library
To avoid pop-up issues
use Internet Explorer.
Requires free registation.

NYS Education Department Professional License Verification

New York State School Report Cards

U.S. News Education

 

Election


Vote Smart

Vote411.org

Nassau County Board of Elections  

     

Encyclopedias


Britannica Academic (Collegiate)

Britannica Escolar (Spanish)

Britannica School (K-12)

Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of encyclopedias and reference books for research on many subjects. some of these reference materials are also available in the Library but now you can search them and many other reference books from your own computer at any time.


Genealogy


Ancestry Library Edition (Available only inside the libary)

Avotaynu

Census Online

Ellis Island

Family Search

Find a Grave

Jewish Genealogy

New York State Genealogy Archive   
New York State records for genealogy research available to use in the library or remotely.             

New York State Vital Records

Roots Web

 

Health


Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of encyclopedias and reference books for research on many subjects. some of these reference materials are also available in the Library but now you can search them and many other reference books from your own computer at any time.

Health Reference Center Academic
Created specifically for students, knowledgeable consumer health researchers and health care professionals, Health Reference Center Academic integrates millions of articles from a wide range of full-text nuring and allied health journals, magazines, newsletters and health reference sources.

Directory of Pediatric Disorders Online Database

Salem Health Encyclopedias
The electronic version of an authoritative encyclopedia for the general reader. Also available in print.

Top Doctors

Clinical Trials

HealthCare.gov

HealthFinder

Medicare (includes hospitals and nursing homes comparisons)

MEDLINEplus

New York State Physician Profile

NYS Prescription Drug Price Website

NYS Professional Medical Certification

Northwell Health

PDRhealth

U.S. News Health (Hospital and nuring homes rankings)

Vitals (Doctor reviews)

 

Homework Help


Bloom’s Literary Reference Online
Features hundreds of Harold Bloom's essays examing the lives and works of great writers throughout history and the world, as well as thousands of critical articles by noted scholars from the Bloom's Literary Criticism series.

Brainfuse (HelpNow)
HelpNow, a tutoring service from Brainfuse, is a unique blend of one-to-one homework help, state-sligned skills building, test preparation, and writing assistance. Coverage includes K through adult.

Britannica Academic (Collegiate)

Britannica Escolar (Spanish)

Britannica School (K-12)

Daily Life Through History

Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of encyclopedias and reference books for research on many subjects. some of these reference materials are also available in the Library but now you can search them and many other reference books from your own computer at any time.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Covers social issues including ongoing controversies.

Pop Culture Universe

Research in Context

Salem American History (Immigration, Decades, etc.)
Salem American History has access to the following resources: Encyclopedia of American Immigration Decades, Great Events from History, Milestone Documents (primary documents)

Science in Context
Thousands of topics overviews, experiments, biographies and illustrations, plus articles from scientific magazines, with emphasis on curriculum-related science topics.

U. S. History in Context
An integrated resource which includes primary documents, reference articles, and over 65 full-test journals.

World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras

World History in Context
Full-text articles from leading scholarly publications, reference titles, primary sources, images, maps and charts for the study of world history - from ancient Europe to Latin American and from the Far East to the Renaissance.

World History: The Modern Era

 

Kids Pre-K-5


Brainfuse (HelpNow)
HelpNow, a tutoring service from Brainfuse, is a unique blend of one-to-one homework help, state-sligned skills building, test preparation, and writing assistance. Coverage includes K through adult.

Britannica School (K-12)

Explora for Kids
Designed especially for children in grade K-5.       

Kids InfoBits
Magazine articles and reference books for kids in kindergarten through grade 5.        

Miss Humblebee's Academy (Preschool through Kindergarten Educational Games)

NoveList     

Scholastic GO                               Remote Access

Sparknotes

 

Language Courses


Pronunciator

Transparent Language/Byki                 Remote Access
(Requires free registration)
The Byki learning method takes users through a series of simple steps to memorize words and phrases in a new language, including their meanings and proper pronunciation. Available for learning over 80 languages and English as a second language.

 

Law


Code of Federal Regulations

eCourts (cases in New York State courts)

FindLaw

Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of encyclopedias and reference books for research on many subjects. some of these reference materials are also available in the Library but now you can search them and many other reference books from your own computer at any time.

Law Help

Martindale Lawyer Locator

New York State Access to Justice Program

New York State Legal Sources

United States Code

 

Magazine Indexes


Academic OneFile
Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources.

FirstSearch
A connection to information in a wide range of subjects in 12 databases, including WorldCat, a catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.

InfoTrac General OneFile
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily. Includes complete centent of InfoTrac General Reference Center Gold.

Kids InfoBits
Magazine articles and reference books appropriate for students in Kindergarten through Grade 5.

MasterFILE Elite                  Remote Access
Designed specially for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides access to 1,700 general interest publications, several hundred reference books, and over 164,000 primary source documents.

Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982                 Remote Access

RB Digital Magazines (Digital Magazines)

 

Newspaper Index


Great Neck Record (Newsbank)                 Remote Access
Great Neck Record (Newsbank) This database provides full text coverage going back to 1997.

New York Times               
1980-present

Historical New York Times
1851-2013
Indexing with the full text of the New York Times from 1851, with an embargo of the current three years.

Newsday
1985-present
Indexing and articles back to 1985.

Newsstand
InfoTrak Newsstand provides access to more than 2,000 newspapers, both national and international.

Historical Newsday
1940-1984
Historical Newsday provides full text access to Newsday from 1940 to 1984.

US Major Dailies

Wall Street Journal            
1984-present

 

Reference/Directories


AtoZdatabases
This premier company directory database provides information for job seekers, small business owners, entrepreneurs and students.

Baker & Taylor Title Source II
Search for current books by title, author, publisher. Login as "anonymous user"

Bartleby (Reference Books including quotations)

Bibliographic Style Manuals

Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of encyclopedias and reference books for research on many subjects. some of these reference materials are also available in the Library but now you can search them and many other reference books from your own computer at any time.

Great Neck Community Information

Internet 800 Directory

Librarians' Index to the Internet

Online Conversion

Refdesk (almanacs, dictionaries, and more)

Zip Code Lookup

 

Reading Recommendations



American Library Association Notable Books

BookPage

Overbooked

Reading Group Choices

Screen Adaptations of Books

Staff Recommends

Talking Books and Braille Service for Nassau Residents

Religion


Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of encyclopedias and reference books for research on many subjects. some of these reference materials are also available in the Library but now you can search them and many other reference books from your own computer at any time.

Encyclopaedia Judaica

New Catholic Encyclopedia

 

Science


Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of encyclopedias and reference books for research on many subjects. some of these reference materials are also available in the Library but now you can search them and many other reference books from your own computer at any time.

GreenFILE
GreenFile comprises scholarly, government and general interest titles covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.

Science in Context
Thousands of topic overviews, experiments, biographies and illustrations, plus articles from scientific magazines, with emphasis on curriculum-related science topics.

 

Social Science


Daily Life Through History

Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of encyclopedias and reference books for research on many subjects. some of these reference materials are also available in the Library but now you can search them and many other reference books from your own computer at any time.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Covers social issues including ongoing controversies.

Pop Culture Universe

Salem American History (Immigration, Decades, etc.)
Sales American History has access to the following resources: Encyclopedia of American Immigration, Decades, Great Events from History, Milestone Documents (primary documents)

U.S. History in Context
An integrated resource which includes primary documents, reference articles, and over 65 full-text journals.

World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras 

World History in Context
Full text articles from leading scholarly publications, reference titles, primary sources, images, maps and charts for the study of world history - from ancient Europe to Latin America and from the Far East to the Renaissance.

World History: The Modern Era



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A

Academic OneFile
Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources..

Ancestry Library Edition (Available only inside the libary)
More than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, including passengers lists, the U.S. census, and military, court, land, vital, and church records.

Artemis Literary Sources
Comtemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, and Childrens' Literature Review in electronic format, beginning with the volumes published after July 2007. Earlier volumes of these titles, which reprint literary criticism, are available in print at the Main Library.

AtoZdatabases
This premier company directory database provides information for job seekers, small business owners, entrepreneurs and students.

Atomic Training (requires free registration)

Avotaynu

B

Baker & Taylor

Bankrate

Brainfuse (HelpNow)
This premier reference and marketing database provides information for job seekers, small business owners, entrepreneurs, students, etc.

Britannica Academic (Collegiate)

Britannica Escolar (Spanish)

Britannica School (K-12)

Business.gov
Current resource for small business.

Business Insights Essentials    
An integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, and company histories. Offers interactive charting tools.    

C


CareerOneStop

Census Online

Clinical Trials

Code of Federal Regulations

College View

Community Resource Database of Long Island

Consumer Reports


D


Daily Life Through History


E


EBSCO Primary Search

eCourts (Cases in New York State courts)

Ellis Island

Explora for Kids


F


Family Search

FinAid  -  Financial aid

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority - FINRA Broker Check

Find a Grave

FindLaw

First Search

Free Computer Tutorials

 

G


Gale Virtual Reference Library

Great Neck Public Schools

Great Neck Record (Newsbank)                Remote Access

GreenFILE

Scholastic GO             Remote Access


H


HealthCare.gov

HealthFinder

Health Reference Center Academic

Historical Newsday

Historical New York Times
1851-2013
Indexing with the full text of the New York Times from 1851, with an embargo of the current three years.

Hoover's Company Records


I


Indeed - One search, all jobs.

InfoTrac Kid's Edition

InfoTrac General OneFile

Investopedia


J


Jewish Genealogy

JobCentral - National employment Network.

JobNow

Jobs Express


K


Kids InfoBits


L


Law Help

Learning Express Library               Remote Access
( To avoid pop-up issues use Internet Explorer.) Requires free registration.

Artemis Literary Sources

Literature Resource Center


M


Martindale Lawyer Locator

MasterFILE Elite              Remote Access

Medicare (Includes hospitals and nursing homes comparison.s)

MEDLINEplus

Miss Humblebee's Academy (Preschool through Kindergarten Educational Games)

Monster.Com  (Job search site)

Morningstar Investment Research Center               Remote Access

Mouse Practice

My Perfect Resume


N


Nassau BOCES

Nassau County Civil Service

Newsday              Remote Access

Newsstand
InfoTrak Newsstand provides access to more than 2,000 newspapers, both national and international.

New York City Civil Service

New York State Access to Justice Program

NYS Civil Service

NYS Education Department Professional License Verification

New York State Job Exchange

New York State Legal Sources

New York State Physician Profile

NYS Prescription Drug Price Website

NYS Professional Medical Certification

New York State School Report Cards

New York State Vital Records

New York Times            

Northwell Health

NoveList


O


Opposing Viewpoints in Context

 


P


PDRhealth

Pediatric Disorders               Remote Access

Pop Culture Universe

Power Typing

Pronunciator


Q


 


R


Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982               Remote Access

Research in Context

Roots Web


S


Salem American History    (Immigration, Decades, etc.)

Salem Health Encyclopedias

Science in Context

Sparknotes


T


Techboomers

Thomas Register

Top Doctors

Transparent Language/Byki               Remote Access

 

U


United States Code

US Major Dailies

U.S. Government Jobs

U.S. History in Context

U.S. News Education

U.S. News Health    (Hospital and nuring homes rankings.)


V


Value Line             Remote Access

Vitals (Doctor reviews)


W


Wall Street Journal

Webster's Dictionary Online                Remote Access

World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras

World History in Context

World History: The Modern Era


X


 

Y


Yahoo Finance

Z


RB Digital Magazines (Digital Magazines)

 

 

 

   

 

 

 
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