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Art and Music
Gale eBooks
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 eBooks
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
Baker & Taylor
Search for current books by title, author, publisher. Login as "anonymous 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.

Gale eBooks
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.

Gale Literary Sources
(formerly 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.

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

Novelist
Guidance for readers of all ages.

OCLC WorldShare
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.

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 eBooks
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.

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
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

My Perfect Resume

Nassau BOCES

Nassau County Civil Service

New York City Civil Service

New York State Job Exchange

U.S. Government Jobs


Computer Skills
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

Hoonuit
(formerly Atomic Training) Requires free registration. Self paced software video 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 eBooks
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

Nassau County Board of Elections

Vote411.org

Vote Smart


Encyclopedias

Britannica Academic (Collegiate)

Britannica Escolar (Spanish)

Britannica School (K-12)

Gale eBooks
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 library)

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

Clinical Trials

Directory of Pediatric Disorders Online Database

Gale eBooks
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.

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

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

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

Top Doctors

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 in Context: Middle School

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints
Covers social issues including ongoing controversies.

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

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

Gale in Context: World History
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.

Gale eBooks
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.

Pop Culture Universe

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).

World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras

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

Sparknotes


Language Courses
Transparent Language/Byki (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 eBooks
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

Legal Forms
Online tool for creating professional quality legal documents.

United States Code


Magazine Indexes
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.

Gale Academic OneFile
The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources.
Gale Academic OneFile Select can be found here.

Gale General OneFile
(formerly 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.

Time Magazine Archive (1923-2000)
Extensive collection of the prominent weekly news magazine is presented in comprehensive cover-to-cover format.


Newspaper Index
Gale OneFile: News
(formerly InfoTrac Newsstand) Provides access to more than 2,000 newspapers, both national and international.

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

Historical New York Times (1851-2016)
Indexing with the full text of the New York Times from 1851, with an embargo of the current three years.

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

New York Times (1980-present)

Newsday (1985-present)
Indexing and articles back to 1985.

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 eBooks
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
Please scroll down the page to get to the lists of notable books.

BookPage

Overbooked

Reading Group Choices

Screen Adaptations of Books

Staff Recommends

Talking Books and Braille Service for Nassau Residents


Religion

Encyclopaedia Judaica

Gale eBooks
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.

New Catholic Encyclopedia


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

Gale eBooks
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.


Social Science

Daily Life Through History

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints
Covers social issues including ongoing controversies.

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

Gale in Context: World History
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.

Gale eBooks
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.

Pop Culture Universe

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.

World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras

World History: The Modern Era

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Browse by Title Alphabetically


A
Ancestry Library Edition
(Available only inside the library) 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.

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 Academic OneFile
The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources.
Gale Academic OneFile Select can be found here.

Gale in Context: Science

Gale in Context: Middle School

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints
Covers social issues including ongoing controversies.

Gale in Context: U.S. History

Gale in Context: World History

Gale eBooks

Gale General OneFile

Gale 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.

Gale Literature Resource Center

Gale OneFile Health & Medicine

Gale OneFile: News
Provides access to more than 2,000 newspapers, both national and international.

Great Neck Public Schools

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

GreenFILE


H

HealthCare.gov

HealthFinder

Historical Newsday

Historical New York Times (1851-2016)
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 Kids Edition

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.


M

Martindale Lawyer Locator

Medicare
Includes hospitals and nursing homes comparisons.

MEDLINEplus

Miss Humblebee's Academy
Preschool through Kindergarten educational games.

Monster.com
Job search site

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.

Mouse Practice

My Perfect Resume


N

Nassau BOCES

Nassau County Civil Service

Newsday (Remote Access)

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


P

PDRhealth

Pediatric Disorders (Remote Access)

Pop Culture Universe

Power Typing


R

RB Digital Magazines

Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982 (Remote Access)

Roots Web


S
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.

Salem Health Encyclopedias

Scholastic GO (Grolier) (Remote Access)

Sparknotes


T

Techboomers

Thomas Register

Top Doctors

Transparent Language/Byki (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.


U

United States Code

US Major Dailies

U.S. Government Jobs

U.S. News Education

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


V

Value Line

Vitals
Doctor reviews.


W

Wall Street Journal

Webster's Dictionary Online (Remote Access)

World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras

World History: The Modern Era


Y

Yahoo Finance

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