Academic OneFile

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The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles for academic libraries from the world’s leading journals, this comprehensive resource covers the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and many other subjects. With millions of articles in both PDF and HTML full-text format and simultaneous, unlimited usage, researchers are able to find accurate, timely information quickly.

Chelsea House Biographies

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Chelsea House Biographies feature biographical articles and information on famous persons worldwide, from historical times to the present day. World leaders, political figures, explorers, scientists, sports stars and popular celebrities are all included in this comprehensive database.

Encyclopedia Britannica

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Encyclopedia Britannica is a general knowledge English-language encyclopedia.  It is continuously updated and is regarded as one of the most scholarly of encyclopedias.

Explora for Primary School Students

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This database is designed with elementary school students in mind. You’ll discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art & music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures & languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.

Explora Secondary Student

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This version of Explora is just right for for middle school and high school students. You’ll discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art & music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures & languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.

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.

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.

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.

 

 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tutor.com

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The Tutor.com Learning Suite provides in-depth homework, test preparation and job search assistance to student and adults from kindergarten through college and beyond. The Learning Suite combines on-demand, online tutoring with powerful diagnostic tools and study resources. Take practice quizzes and tests to identify areas in which you need to work, connect with expert tutors in a one-to- one virtual classroom for on-demand homework help, learn from instructional videos such as GetAFive AP® Test Prep, prepare for the college admissions process with The Princeton Review’s SAT/ACT Essentials and much more.

U.S. History in Context

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U.S. History In Context is the premier online resource providing a complete overview of America’s past and covers the most studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people.

World Data Analyst

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World Data Analyst offers detailed statistical comparisons of countries around the world, using both the most recent statistics and historical figures. Create tables, charts, export the information to a spreadsheet for printing and data crunching, and also link to country articles in Encyclopedia Britannica.

World History in Context

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World History In Context is the premier online resource that reaches back to the ancient world – and forward to today’s headlines – to deliver a chronicle of the great cultures that have shaped the human race. Rare primary sources, reliable references and multimedia content put this vast topic into context for students and researchers.