HeritageQuest

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A comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Discover the amazing history of you with HeritageQuest Online. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.

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Historical Newsday (1940-1984)

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This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

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Hoover’s Company Records

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Hoover’s™ Company Records is a valuable resource for academic libraries. Users can integrate business information from one of the world’s leading electronic distributors of information about companies, industries, and the people who lead them. Featuring profiles of more than 40,000 companies, 600 industries, and 225,000 key executives, Hoover’s Company Records provides easy access to the most thorough and up-to-date business information available.

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Infotrac Newsstand

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This innovative full-text newspaper resource allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section or other fields, eliminating random searching through newspaper archives. 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, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Financial Times (London), The New York Times, The Times (London), USA Today and many others.

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JobNow

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JobNow provides live interactive help and online resources to assist job-seekers, including resume templates, interview tips and local employment listings. Adult learners can also find US Citizenship and High School equivalency practice tests and skill  building resources.

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Kids Infobits

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Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today’s young learners. It’s a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. It features a new, modern, graphical interface and improved navigation based on feedback from both our existing customers and student users. The design helps kids explore the product and gain comfort with database searching.

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Learning Express Library

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Learning Express offers practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, ebooks, and information to achieve your goals at school, at work, or in life. 

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LitFinder

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LitFinder and the full-text-only LitFinder for Schools represent Gale’s core repository of literary works. International in scope, LitFinder covers all time periods and contains a wealth of primary literature content. This includes approximately 140,000 full-text poems, 800,000 poem citations and excerpts, 7,100 full-text short stories and novels, 3,800 full-text essays, 2,000 full-text speeches and 1,700 full-text plays. It also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs and a glossary.

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Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary

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America’s largest, most comprehensive dictionary is revised for today’s librarian, teacher, and student. With updated vocabulary, enhanced content, a fresh modern layout, and exciting new features, Merriam-Webster Unabridged is an essential source of information on the English language.

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New York State Newspapers

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A subset of InfoTrac Newsstand, this database includes articles from newspapers from around New York State including: Glens Falls Post-Star, New York Times, New York Observer, New York Post, and Newsday.

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New York Times Historical

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Includes all the articles published since the first issue of the paper in 1851. Provides full text and full image articles with digital reproductions of every page, every article and every issue in PDF format. In addition to news stories, includes editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, birth and marriage announcements, photos, and advertisements.

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Newsday

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Covers news from Long Island from 1985 onward.

 

 

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Niche Academy

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Niche Academy is a on online learning platform that offers tutorials on how to use Microsoft Office, individual  library databases, social media and more.

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NoveList

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Looking for a good book? Novelist can help! Find novels by author, title or subject, see the book cover image and read an annotation of the story. Novelist also includes book reviews, lexile levels and suggested read-alikes. Then, click the link to the Encore catalog to see the Nassau County libraries with copies of the book you’ve chosen.

 

 

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NoveList K-8

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Looking for a good fiction book? Novelist K-8 includes fiction for all K-8 students, from picture books to children’s ‘chapter’ books, to Young Adult novels. See book cover images, read the annotations and reviews, or find a read-alike. Lexile levels and a link to the Encore library catalog help you find what you need for summer reading assignments or just your next good book.

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NuWav Legal Documents

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Legal forms such as wills, contracts and real estate agreements are available for you to download.

Disclaimer: NuWav is not a law firm and cannot provide legal advice. NuWav provides access to legal forms and you are responsible for appropriately using this material. These forms and any incidental information provided on this site are not legal advice. 

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to violent video games. Opposing Viewpoints in Context is cross-curricular and supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes.

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Primary Search

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Featuring content from Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, Primary Search provides students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids. All full-text articles are assigned reading level indicators (Lexiles) that provide educators with an estimate of the result’s reading difficulty and the approximate grade-level reading ability required for comprehension. Lexiles help teachers meet the needs of students with varying reading abilities and interests and allow students to read along at their own pace.

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Pronunciator

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Learn 80 languages in any of 50 languages, for a total of 4,000 available course combinations. Plus, ESL for 50 non-English languages.

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Proquest Entrepreneurship

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This database bridges theory with practice, covering a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners. Content ranges from the scholarly – including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings – to a full toolkit of practical guides, templates, forms, sample business plans and tips from successful entrepreneur in a wide range of formats – from video to downloadable Word and Excel files, as well as traditional text and PDFs.

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ProQuest Research Library

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ProQuest Research Library provides one-stop access to more than 4,000 periodicals from one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases ProQuest has to offer. Search from a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 academic disciplines.

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Research in Context

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Created specifically for middle school students, Research In Context combines the best of Gale’s reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Categories cover a range of the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, U.S. and world history, literature, and many more.

Research In Context provides engaging reference, periodical, and multimedia content supporting national and state curriculum standards for grades 6 to 12 in language arts, social studies, and science. Middle school students will benefit from an interface that delivers a combination of the highly visual design and navigation preferred by younger users as well as the authoritative content and user-focused tool set needed to support middle school assignments and coursework.

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Science in Context

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Science in Context is an engaging online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics. Gale’s authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content is merged with full-text magazine, academic journal, and news articles; experiments, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

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Sesame Street

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Online ebooks from Sesame Workshop showcase the familiar Muppets and characters from Sesame Street. These ebooks feature audio narration, interactivity and animation that bring your child’s favorite Sesame Street characters to life!

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