Adults

Online Resources

  Title/ Description Availability
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Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.
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AllDataPro Car Repair

The world's most comprehensive resource for automotive diagnostic and repair information. [For best results use Internet Explorer or Google Chrome.]
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America the Beautiful

A comprehensive database about the states and territories of the U.S. It is designed to meet the needs of all grade levels. It is highly visual, fact-filled, interest-driven, and user-friendly.
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American Board of Medical Specialties Directory Online

Access to professional information about more than 800,000 board certified physicians in 50+ specialties and 100+ sub-specialties from the 24 member boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).
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Ancestry.com Library Edition

Provides access to more than 1 billion names, more than 3,000 databases, primary-source document images and a variety of genealogical research features including records from the U.S. Federal Census between 1790-1930, immigration, vital, military, court, church, ethnic records and city directories.
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Annals of American History

Documents in the Annals reveal a complete historical landscape: government, foreign relations, business, war, the arts, family life, and religion. Use these selections to round out background knowledge, stimulate discussion, and provoke original thought for research.
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Art & Architecture Oxford ebooks

Reference books available include: A Dictionary of Architecture, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, The Oxford Dictionary of Art, and A Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Art.
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Art & Architecture Thesaurus Online (AATO)

Contains more than 125,000 terms covering fine art, architecture, decorative arts, archival materials, and material culture with both historic and contemporary terms.
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Artemis Literary Sources

Artemis provides an unprecedented, seamless research experience that helps students find a starting point, search across a wide array of materials and points in time, and discover new ways to analyze information. This resource searches Children's Literature Review, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, Poetry Criticism, Poetry For Students, Shakespearean Criticism, Short Stories For Students, Short Story Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, and more.
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Auto Repair Reference Center

The Auto Repair Reference Center™ database includes automotive repair information supplied by Point 5 Technologies, Inc., under license from Nichols Publishing, the former publisher of Chilton® Information and information from Delphi Integrated Service Solutions. Auto Repair Reference Center contains information on most manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles.
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Basics of Biology

Introduction to the science of biology. Details the history of biology, as well as many of the field's basic theories and concepts for students. Demonstrates the modern tools and techniques that biologists use today. Presents the most noteworthy discoveries in biology. Provides easy experiments for students to replicate.
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Basics of Chemistry

Encompasses many different topics in and approaches to introductory chemistry. Discusses broad areas of chemistry including organic chemistry, biochemistry, environmental chemistry, and industrial chemistry. Historical developments of chemical concepts are covered, and biographical information is provided on key individuals responsible for the development of modern chemistry.
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BiblioBoard

BiblioBoard is a multi-media database featuring historical content on a wide variety of topics. Thousands of pages of primary source content (maps, letters, pamphlets, documents, diaries, photos and images), as well as historical books and articles, streaming audio and video content, have been expertly organised into anthologies on a wide variety of topics.
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Big Cartoon Database

Features cartoons from film and television and includes a brief history of the cartoon, a synopsis, cast and crew, production notes, and user reviews.
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BigChalk by ProQuest

Delivers the largest collection of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for K-12 schools. Students use the powerful, yet easy-to-use search interface to find the answers they need from more than 1,200 magazines, newspapers, books, transcripts, maps, images, Web links and audio/video titles.
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Bilingual Dictionaries – Oxford ebooks

Reference books available include: The Oxford Business French Dictionary (English-French), The Oxford Business French Dictionary (English-French), The Oxford Business Spanish Dictionary (English-Spanish), The Oxford Business Spanish Dictionary (Spanish-English), The Concise Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary (English-French), The Concise Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary (French-English), The Concise Oxford-Duden German Dictionary (English-German), The Concise Oxford-Duden German Dictionary (German-English), The Pocket Oxford Italian Dictionary (English-Italian), The Pocket Oxford Italian Dictionary (Italian-English), The Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary (English-Latin), The Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary (Latin-English), The Concise Oxford Spanish Dictionary (English-Spanish), and The Concise Oxford Spanish Dictionary (Spanish-English)
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Biography & Genealogy Master Index

This database indexes current and retrospective works that cover individuals, both living and deceased, from every field of activity and from all areas of the world.
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Biography Resource Center + Lives & Perspectives

Not only is BioRC a comprehensive database of biographical information on over 340,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas, it combines more than 432,000 biographies from over 980 volumes of more than 135 respected Gale sources. BioRC now has full-length biographies that offer unique biographical viewpoints and provide definitive scholarly records of the lives of some of the most notable and influential figures in history, world culture, science, religion, health, government, and more. The Lives & Perspectives Collection is fully integrated with Biography Resource Center for seamless searching.
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Book Collection: Non-fiction

A rich research database for school and public libraries, and includes general interest, high interest, leveled full text articles on civics, social studies, science, careers, health, sports, adventure, hobbies, technology, biographies and much more. This database contains informative abstracts and full text for more than 3,100 popular nonfiction books.
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Book Index with Reviews

Book Index with Reviews™ (BIR) is a comprehensive database that provides information on over 5 million book titles, in a wide range of formats. BIR also contains almost 800,000 full-text searchable book reviews from the sources that you trust: Library Journal, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Booklist and others.
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Book Index with Reviews Entertainment

Provides information on about 450,000 music titles and 200,000 DVD/video titles, with more being added regularly. With BIR, your patrons can find music or videos featuring a favorite artist or performer, or a specific genre.
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BookFlix

Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. This engaging resource will help early readers develop and practice essential reading skills.
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BookSource: Nonfiction

Provides content representing a wide spectrum of works, including popular series from top book publishers. It contains abstracts and searchable text for the more than 2100 popular nonfiction books. The database includes full text entries on core subject areas, as well as information on careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills and more.
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Brainfuse – Adult Ed and Careers, and Writing Lab

Live tutoring, skills building, writing lab, prep test center, and email questions geared to lifelong learners.  Includes resume writing, high school equivalency, career resources and citizenship test prep
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Brainfuse – Live Study Help

Live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests and language lab. Take advantage of the 24-hour online writing lab and Homework Question Center.
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Britannica Online

One of the most comprehensive, authoritative information databases on the Internet. The search and retrieval database is designed for your use in pursuit of knowledge on a variety of topics.
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Brookhaven Town Code

A searchable online resource of the Code of the Town of Brookhaven.
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Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Search "The Brooklyn Daily Eagle" from October 26, 1841 to December 31, 1902. Search by keyword, date or selected subject. Special instructions for genealogy and immigration included.
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Business Insights: Essentials

Providing researchers with information on companies, markets and industries. From market trends, mergers and acquisitions to current management theory and company overviews. Access business and trade journals, newspapers and company directory profiles with full text and images.
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Business Source Premier

This database offers articles from over 3,600 journals in nearly every area of business including management, economics, finance, accounting and international business. Users can search by journal or by topic. Profiles of public companies and industry reports are also available.
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Children’s Literature Review

This illustrated series covers more than 600 writers and illustrators for children and young adults. Typical entries consist of a listing of major works and awards and criticism from significant reviews and commentaries on the author's or artist's works.
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Classics Oxford ebooks

Reference books available include: The Concise Oxford Companion to Classical Literature, Who's Who in the Classical World, The Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary (English-Latin), and The Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary (Latin-English)
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Climate Change in Context

Explores the history, politics and ethical issues related to climate change, including its impact on daily life, trade, commerce, travel, natural resources and various animal species as well as the future of both industrialized and developing nations of the world. This two-volume, full color set provides comprehensive coverage of climate change, including global warming. It supports basic and advanced curricula in earth and environmental science, general science, government, history and social sciences. Climate Change: In Context combines original essays written by a team of international experts in the field with primary source documents and sidebar features on the cultural, economic and political issues surrounding climate change
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CollegeSource Online

22,854 College Catalogs in complete cover-to-cover, original page format. View online or download.
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Columbia Granger’s World of Poetry

Columbia Granger's World of Poetry contains nearly 500,000 citations to anthologized poems and offers 250,000 poems in full text. Quick search for poems (title, first and last line or full text) and poets; advanced search for language, poem type, poetry schools or movements, poet nationality or cultural identity. Other resources include thousands of poem commentaries and poet biographies, selected e-books on poetry history and criticism, search and structured browse of a 6,000 subject catalog, audio of 100 of the all-time favorite poem, and more. Features include customized My Granger's user area and side-by-side poem comparison to read two poems at once.
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Computer Sciences

Reviews the history of the discipline and its concepts, and profiles contributors in the field. The impact of computers on society is explored, with examples in literature and film to illustrate and support trends.
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Computing – Oxford ebooks

Reference books available include: A Dictionary of Computing, A Dictionary of the Internet and A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units
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Consumer Reports

Get access to expert, unbiased ratings of over 5,000 products. Plus expert buying advice, product comparisons, and user ratings.
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CQ Press Journals and Database

CQ Researcher is your essential online resource for understanding the most critical events and controversial subjects of the day. With CQ Researcher Online, you have access to more than 13 years of balanced and in-depth analysis of contemporary issues that serves as an invaluable tool for students, teachers, researchers, and concerned citizens.
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Credo Reference

Includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and books of quotations, not to mention a range of subject-specific titles covering everything from art to accountancy and literature to law.
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CultureGrams

Access information on 182 countries from around the world. There are three editions: World, Kids, & States. Also has a recipe collection from around the world.
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Demographics Now

DemographicsNow provides up-to-date resources on demographic estimates, consumer expenditure and retail sales potential for all level of geography across the United States. This database allows users to generate maps and reports for easy analysis of the information.
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Dictionary of American History

The first comprehensive revision of this classic reference source, originally published in 1940, features updated and revised entries from previous editions, as well as more than 800 new entries covering recent events and topics not covered previously. This authoritative work serves students, scholars, and general readers interested in a wide range of topics in American history, from the well studied and familiar to the obscure.
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Dictionary of Media & Communication – Oxford eBooks

Provides over 2,200 alphabetical entries on key terms used in media and communication, from concepts and theories to technical terms, across subject areas that include advertising, digital culture, journalism, new media, radio studies, and telecommunications.
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Earth & Environmental Sciences – Oxford ebooks

Reference books available include: A Dictionary of Earth Sciences, A Dictionary of Ecology, A Dictionary of Geography, and A Dictionary of Weather
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Edmunds.com

Guide to new and used car buying, with suggested retail prices and dealer costs for new cars and options, used-car values, evaluations and links to related sites for financing and insurance.
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Encyclopedia Americana

In-depth information for older students and adults.
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Encyclopedia of European Social History

This six-volume reference on European social history includes more than 230 articles on everything from serfdom and the economy, to witchcraft and public health.
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Encyclopedia of Everyday Law

Fills a much-needed gap between legal texts focusing on the theory and history behind the law and more practical guides dealing with the law and its everyday effect upon its citizens. Articles include brief descriptions of each issue's historical background, profiles of various U.S. laws and regulations, details of how laws and regulations vary from state to state, and comprehensive bibliographies that include print and Web resources and lists of relevant organizations.
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Encyclopedia of Global Industries

The Encyclopedia of Global Industries chronicles the history, development and current status of many of the world's most lucrative and high-profile industries. The Encyclopedia provides comprehensive, international coverage organized by industry.
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Encyclopedia of Management

The Encyclopedia of Management covers over 300 topics in management theories and applications, written by academics and business professionals who have first hand knowledge of the particular topic or essay they are contributing. Topics include: aggregate planning, benchmarking, logistics, diversification strategy, non-traditional work arrangements, performance measurement, productivity measures, supply chain management, and much more.
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Encyclopedia of Modern Asia

Nearly 700 contributors from around the world, including 25 Asian countries, provide 3,000 articles on Modern Asia from a global perspective. Historical articles emphasize people, places, events, and developments that have had a lasting influence on Asia. Articles also cover Asian relations with Western nations, the relations between nations within Asia, and also the flow of people, goods, and ideas within Asia and globally.
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Encyclopedia of Multimedia

Provides in-depth coverage of the important concepts, issues and technology trends in the field of multimedia technologies, systems, techniques, and applications. It is a comprehensive collection of entries in A-Z format, presenting perspectives and future trends in the field from hundreds of leading researchers and world experts.
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Encyclopedia of Multimedia and Technology and Networking

The Encyclopedia of Multimedia provides in-depth coverage of the important concepts, issues and technology trends in the field of multimedia technologies, systems, techniques, and applications. It is a comprehensive collection of entries in A-Z format, presenting perspectives and future trends in the field from hundreds of leading researchers and world experts.
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Encyclopedia of Religion

The second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field. Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. The original 2,750 entries have been retained, many heavily updated, and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors.
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Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East & North Africa

With nearly 600 new entries and 1,000 updates, this second edition reflects the far-reaching changes the Middle East has undergone in recent years, making it more relevant and necessary than ever before. Covers the modern history of the Middle East and North Africa, with major sections on Colonialism and Imperialism, the World Wars, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the United Nations' involvement in the region. Each country in the region is reviewed, detailing its population, economy, and government.
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Energy for the 21st Century

Provides a detailed analysis of the past, present, and future of all the principal energy sources--biomass, coal, oil, natural gas, hydro and nuclear power--as well as sustainable sources, especially fuel cell technology.
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English Dictionaries & Thesauri – Oxford ebooks

Reference books available include: The Oxford American Dictionary of Current English, The Concise Oxford English Dictionary, The Oxford American Thesaurus of Current English, and The Oxford Paperback Thesaurus
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English Language Reference – Oxford ebooks

Reference books available include: The Oxford Dictionary of Abbreviations, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology, The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar, Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language, A New Dictionary of Eponyms, The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English, The Oxford Dictionary of Idioms, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics, The Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style, and Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage
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ePrep

Features expert video instruction, available anytime and anywhere, day or night, at home or on the road. Because ePrep courses are student-adaptable, having ePrep is like having a private tutor every step of the way. ePrep students maximize their scores by practicing under test-simulated conditions. Expert instructors then answer questions and solve problems in the same pencil-paper environment that students will experience on test day. By engaging both the student's eyes and ears while demonstrating how to solve test problems in real time, ePrep magnifies understanding and retention. All ePrep videos can be paused, rewound, and reviewed again and again as needed. New users must create an account with ePrep prior to first time use.
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ERIC

The Educational Resource Information Center contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals.
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Essay and General Literature Index

Citations of essays published in periodicals and collections, 1984-2004. Not full text.
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Family History Center

The Suffolk County Library System has been designated a Family History Center Affiliate Library. This designation entitles patrons to request most microfilm and microfiche listed in the Family History Library Catalog. Patrons will need to request items by filling out the form on the Family History Center website.
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Family History Library Catalog

Search the catalog of materials (including microfilm, microfiche, and publications) found at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. Many items can be loaned to local Family History Centers around the world (request form is available at the Family History Center website).
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Federal Tax Forms

Tax forms and publications from the Internal Revenue Service.
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First Research

A comprehensive set of Industry Intelligence Sales Tools including Industry Profiles, State Profiles, and Call Prep Sheets to help sales teams improve sales preparation, perform faster and smarter, open doors and close more deals. This database is available via Mergent Intellect.
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Flipster

Access leading digital magazines on your mobile device with Flipster, the digital magazine newsstand from EBSCO
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Fold3

Fold3 provides history and genealogy archives with social networking and interactive features.
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Foundation Directory Online

The Foundation Directory allows users to search a database of over 80,000 grantmakers and more than half a million grants. Please see the librarian at the MBRC desk for login information.
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Freegal

Add some new music to your life! Freegal Music allows MCPL cardholders to download three tracks each week. The songs are delivered as DRM-free MP3s that can be played on any computer software, portable music player, or smartphone that supports the MP3 format.
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Gale Business Insights: Essentials

A comprehensive research tool that meets core curriculum requirements in undergraduate and graduate case study work as well as the business research needs of the job seeker or casual investor. It offers dynamic, accurate, and up-to-date company and industry intelligence on thousands of global companies.
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Gale Directory Library

The Gale Directory Library includes various directories focusing on associations, media, funding, non-profits and more. The information is searchable and downloadable. Current directories include: Awards, Honors & Prizes, Encyclopedia of Associations, Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources, Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media, Government Research Directory, Market Share Reporter, National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations, National E-mail and Fax Directory, and Statistics Sources.
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Gale Encyclopedia of Science, 4th ed.

This six-volume set covers all major areas of science, engineering, technology, as well as mathematics and the medical and health sciences, while providing a comprehensive overview of current scientific knowledge and technology.
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Gale Health & Medical Encyclopedias

Reference books available include: Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, Encyclopedia of Cancer, Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, Encyclopedia of Medicine, and Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health.
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Gannett Newsstand

Access to 85 full-text newspapers from 30 U.S. states, and 7 U.S. military newspapers, published by Gannett.
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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, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.
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Global Road Warrior

More than a country guide, Global Road Warrior is a comprehensive business travel, telecommunications and business culture reference source in available in a highly organized and consistent format.
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GreenFILE

Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.
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Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia

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GrolierOnline

Searches across four encyclopedias at once: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, New Book of Knowledge and America the Beautiful.
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Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia

A completely revised and updated version of the original work published in Germany in 1960, this edition incorporates recent developments in the animal world as noted by prominent advisors and contributors from the scientific community.
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Heritage Quest Online

Designed specifically for patrons in public libraries who are either just beginning their family research or who after years of work are still uncovering their past. With over 25,000 books, the entire US Federal Census, and other expanding collections, Heritage Quest Online gives any library the chance to tap in to one of the largest collections of genealogy material in the country.
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History – Oxford ebooks

Reference books available online include: The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology, A Dictionary of British History, A Dictionary of Contemporary World History, Dynasties of the World, The Kings and Queens of Britain, The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History, A Dictionary of Political Biography, The Oxford Dictionary of Popes, The Oxford Dictionary of Saints, Who's Who in the Twentieth Century, The Oxford Guide to the United States Government, The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military, and A Dictionary of World History
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History of the American Cinema vol. 1-10

This 10-volume series considers the film industry from its early roots in the 19th century through the 1980s. It examines the development of film and the film industry, analyzing both the genres, themes and technology that defined each decade and the political and economic background that gave rise to them.
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History Reference Center

This database features articles from more than 750 historical encyclopedias or non-fiction books.
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History Reference Center

Offers full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.
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Home Improvement Reference Center

A collection of comprehensive full-text content, Home Improvement Reference Center provides users with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering all manner of home improvement/repair projects.
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Homework Help

Got Homework? Get FREE help online from real tutors. One-to-one help from 2 PM to 11 PM, everyday! Includes K-12 Student Center, College Center, and Adult Education & Career Center.
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Hoover’s

Hoover's includes comprehensive company, industry, and market intelligence. This database of 12 million companies includes in-depth coverage of 35,000 of the world's top business enterprises.
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IndieFlix

Like movies? Check out this streaming video service that offers access to award-winning short films, feature films, and documentaries.
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Infotrac Newstand

This full-text newspaper database has several New York Newspapers including the New York Times from 1995 on, and over fifty national and international newspapers.
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Kelley Blue Book

New and used car prices and dealer costs, evaluations, links to manufacturers sites, and other sites offering financing and insurance.
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Key Business Ratios

Key Business Ratios is an Internet-based tool that allows research of both public & private companies’ industry benchmarks
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Kids InfoBits

Meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more
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La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre

Spanish-language encyclopedia written from the Latin American perspective provides coverage of all curriculum-aligned topics so English Language Learners can conduct authentic research in their native language.
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Law – Oxford ebooks

Reference books available include: A Dictionary of Law and the Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions
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Laws of New York State

A searchable online resource of the laws of New York State.
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Legal Collection

Legal Collection is a collection of respected, scholarly peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies. It offers access to full text for more than 260 law journals.
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Literacy Suffolk

Literacy Suffolk, Inc. effects countywide change by improving individual literacy skills through the valuable use of trained volunteers and by expanding community awareness.
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Literary Reference Center Plus

A full-text database that combines information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Publishing. Literary Reference Center contains full text for more than 31,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticism, more than 159,000 author biographies (including more than 22,000 in-depth bios), 450 literary journals, more than 632,000 book reviews, more than 69,000 classic and contemporary poems, more than 18,000 classic and contemporary short stories, more than 5,600 author interviews, more than 8,200 classic texts and much more.
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Literati

Literati enables learners to hone their information skills on their own time through a combination of content, technologies and services, available wherever and whenever they are needed.
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Literature – Oxford ebooks

Reference books available include: The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature, The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature, The Concise Oxford Companion to Classical Literature, The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature, The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms, A Dictionary of Shakespeare, The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry in English, and A Dictionary of Writers and their Works
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Literature Criticism Online

Gale™ takes literature, history and culture to the next level with the largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary available: Literature Criticism Online. Imagine centuries of analysis - the scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals - delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals. The net result is tens of thousands of hard-to-find essays at your fingertips. It's all designed to raise the level of research while providing the around-the-clock remote access that today's researchers demand.
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Literature Resource Center

Biographical, bibliographical and critical works. Searches Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism and Dictionary of Literary Biography. Full text.
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Lynda.com

A leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.
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Mango Languages

The increasing importance of foreign language knowledge is more evident today than ever before. And Mango has utilized advanced technologies to make this increasingly necessary process of foreign language learning incredibly fun, simple, effective and accessible. Offers 65 languages, including Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, French, German, Italian, Greek, Russian, and Mandarin Chinese. Mango also offers English as a Second Language (ESL) courses.
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MasterField Select

Provides full text coverage for nearly 800 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.
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MasterFile Elite

Provides full text for over 900 periodicals covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, and much more.
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MDR Education MarketView

MarketView is an integrated view of the K-12 and college education market with everything from district and school data to funding, and bid information—plus the contact information of key decision makers.
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Medicine & Health – Oxford ebooks

Reference books available include: Concise Medical Dictionary, An A-Z of Medicinal Drugs, A Dictionary of Nursing and A Dictionary of Psychology
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MEDLINE

Authoritative journal articles on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and the health care system with links to full text where available.
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Mergent Archives

This online archival database with more than a century’s worth of global corporate documents, Mergent Archives is a vast, indexed collection of corporate and industry related documents. The database contains hundreds of thousands of reports covering over 100 countries and industries. Mergent Archives uses a reliable and easy to navigate system designed to meet your historical research needs.

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Mergent Intellect

Powered by the D&B Million Dollar Database, access Mergent Intellect to research thousands of companies, create marketing lists, do industry research, and more.
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Mergent Online

Mergent Online is an Internet-based suite of information resources that enables in-depth business and financial research.
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Mitchell 1’s ProDemand

Simple navigation and shortcuts to wiring diagrams, Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs), repair and estimates for automotive repair.
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Muzzy Online

In Spanish, French, English, German and Italian, MUZZY Online is a comprehensive, interactive and fun way for kids to learn a second language.
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National Automotive Dealer’s Association (NADA)

Consumer pricing on new, used and classic automobiles. Also price guides for Recreation Vehicles, Power Sports Vehicles (motorcycles, ATVs, etc.) and boats.
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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Safety information about cars and driving, including a search engine for recalls.
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National Newspaper Index

National Newspaper Index contains article abstracts or references from five major newspapers: The New York Times (late and national editions); The Wall Street Journal (eastern and western editions); The Christian Science Monitor (national edition); The Washington Post (final edition); and The Los Angeles Times (home edition), covering the current year to date and the previous 3 years.
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New Book of Knowledge

Contains thousands of articles, written by more than 1,880 contributors and has many special features.
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New York State Historic Newspapers

The New York State Historic Newspapers database provides free online access to a wide range of newspapers chosen to reflect New York's unique history.
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New York State Newspapers

Full text database of NYS newspapers from the cities of Buffalo and Syracuse, plus the New York Observer, the New York Times (365 days), and the New York Post.
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New York State Regents Exams

A database of NYS Regents Exams in PDF format, some going back as far as 1957.
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New York State Tax Forms

Tax forms and publications from the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance.
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New York Times Full Text

Full text articles from 1980 of the New York Times, searchable by keyword, date, headline and author.
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New York Times Historical

The entire historical run of the New York Times from 1851-2001.
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New York Times Historical/Amsterdam News 1922-1993

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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Newsday

Full text from 1985-present, searchable by keyword, date, headline and author.
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Newsday Historical Newspapers

Full text from 1940-1984, searchable by keyword, date, headline and author.
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Newspaper Index

Search 8 national newspapers at the same time including the Atlanta Journal & Constitution, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.
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Newspaper Source

Newspaper Source provides selected full-text articles from 143 U.S. and international newspapers.
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Newspaper Source Plus

Provides full text for 128 regional U.S. newspapers, fifteen international newspapers, six newswires, and nine newspaper columns, The Christian Science Monitor and The Los Angeles Times, for a total of 160 full text newspapers and other sources.
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Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism

Here is a convenient source of commentary on the careers and works of acclaimed poets, novelists, short story writers, dramatists and philosophers who died between 1800 and 1899. Each volume presents overviews of four to eight authors with chronologically arranged criticism representing the entire range of response to each author. Entries typically include an author portrait, an introduction to the author, a primary bibliography, annotated criticism and an annotated list of further reading sources.
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Novelist K-8

Your solution for integrating fiction across the curriculum: With its fun and intuitive interface, and extensive feature content, NoveList K-8 will be the resource you and your young readers turn to when looking for the next book to read.
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NoveList Plus

A comprehensive readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction. With its intuitive interface and extensive feature content, NoveList Plus will help you to answer the question of what to read next.
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Opposing Viewpoints

The premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration.Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
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Oxford English Dictionary Online

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words - past and present - from across the English-speaking world.
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Oxford Islamic Studies Online

This authoritative, dynamic resource brings together the best current scholarship in the field for students, scholars, government officials, community groups, and librarians to foster a more accurate and informed understanding of the Islamic world. Encompassing over 5,000 A–Z reference entries, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur'anic materials, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines, Oxford Islamic Studies Onlineoffers a multi-layered reference experience designed to provide a first stop for anyone needing information and context on Islam.
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Oxford Reference

A unique reference database that contains about 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. It is a fully-indexed, cross-searchable database of these books.
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Oxford World Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia includes A-Z of Countries of the World
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Performing Arts – Oxford ebooks

Reference books available include: The Oxford Dictionary of Dance, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Opera, Who's Who in Opera, and the Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre
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Performing Arts Oxford ebooks

Reference books include: The Oxford Dictionary of Dance, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Opera, Who's Who in Opera, and The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre
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Philosophy – Oxford ebooks

Reference books available include: The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Biographical Encyclopaedia of Islamic Philosophy, The Oxford Companion to Philosophy, The Oxford Companion to the Mind, The Oxford Companion to the Body, and The Oxford Companion to Consciousness.
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Physical Sciences & Mathematics – Oxford ebooks

Reference books available include: A Dictionary of Astronomy, A Dictionary of Chemistry, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics, A Dictionary of Physics, A Dictionary of Scientists, A Dictionary of Statistics, and A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units
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Poetry for Students

These volumes are designed specifically to meet the curricular needs of high school and undergraduate college students studying poetry. A quick but information-rich reference source, these books provide analysis of 16 poems per volume that teachers and librarians have identified as frequently studied in literature courses.
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Politics & Social Sciences – Oxford ebooks

Reference books available include: A Dictionary of Contemporary World History, A-Z of Countries of the World, A Dictionary of Geography, A Dictionary of Political Biography, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics, A Dictionary of Psychology, Dictionary of the Social Sciences, A Dictionary of Sociology, and The Oxford Guide to the United States Government
147.

Professional Development Collection

Offers information on everything from children's health and development to cutting-edge pedagogical theory and practice.
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Pronunciator

Pronunciator is the world’s largest language-learning service. With Pronunciator, you have access to courses for over 80 languages, spoken by 95% of the world’s population. And if your native tongue isn’t English, don’t worry! You can choose any one of 50 languages to take your courses in.
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Proquest Historical Newspapers: New York Amsterdam News

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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ProQuest National Newspapers

Online access to the most respected national and regional newspapers from across the U.S. The titles in ProQuest National Newspapers offer researchers thorough coverage of local, national, and international events with journalistic balance and perspective; together this database provides a comprehensive package to retrieve important articles, and research events over time and from different perspectives.
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Quotations – Oxford ebooks

Reference books available include The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations and The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations
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RealQuest

This database offers the industry’s most comprehensive real estate information, including detailed property profiles, custom sales comparables and tax maps. Please see the librarian at the MBRC desk for login information.
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Reference USA

Find answers to a wide variety of questions. Common uses are finding businesses based on employee size, sales volume, type of business and location.
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Regional Business News Database

Regional Business News incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
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Religion – Oxford ebooks

Reference books available include: A Dictionary of the Bible, The Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible, A Dictionary of Buddhism, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, The Oxford Dictionary of Islam, A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion, The Oxford Dictionary of Popes, The Oxford Dictionary of Saints, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions
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Religion and Philosophy Collection

Full text journal articles on world religions, biblical studies, religious history, and philosophy.
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Science – Oxford ebooks

Reference books available include: A Dictionary of Astronomy, A Dictionary of Biology, A Dictionary of Chemistry, A Dictionary of Earth Sciences, A Dictionary of Ecology, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics, Concise Medical Dictionary, An A-Z of Medicinal Drugs, A Dictionary of Nursing, A Dictionary of Physics, A Dictionary of Plant Sciences, A Dictionary of Psychology, A Dictionary of Scientists, A Dictionary of Statistics, A Dictionary of Weather, A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units, and A Dictionary of Zoology
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Science and its Times

The histories of science, technology, and mathematics merge with the study of humanities and social science in this interdisciplinary reference work. Essays on people, theories, discoveries, and concepts are combined with overviews, bibliographies of primary documents, and chronological elements to offer students a fascinating way to understand the impact of science on the course of human history and how science affects everyday life. Approximately 2,000 entries represent people and developments throughout the world, from about 2000 B.C. through the end of the twentieth century.
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Science Online by Facts On File

A comprehensive database, divided into sections based on the science curriculum established by the National Science Education Standards. Students and researchers can access printable diagrams, definitions, biographies, and essays in a specific subject area or discipline. Thousands of hyperlinks allow users to follow a diagram to a definition and on to a related essay or biography.
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Science Reference Center

A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
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SELF-e

Are you an author looking to self publish your work? By submitting your indie-published book at SELF-e, you can share your eBook(s) with Middle Country Public Library patrons as well as libraries throughout New York. You may also choose to submit your eBook for possible inclusion in the Library Journal SELF-e public library eBook discovery service. These curated modules, which will be sold nation-wide, will feature some of the best eBooks by self-published authors in a variety of genres, as chosen by Library Journal. This free service is available to all indie authors, no matter which self-publishing service(s) they use. All that is required is an engaging story and your eBook file!
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Short Stories for Students

Presents detailed information on the most-studied short stories at the high school and early-college levels. Entries contain concise synopses of each story's plot, characters and themes; a brief author biography; a discussion of the story's cultural and historical significance; excerpted criticism; and more.
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Small Business Resource Center

This comprehensive database offers complete small business management resources via a combination of periodicals and reference content covering ll major areas of starting, operating, and maintaining a business including financing, management, marketing, accounting, taxes, and more.
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Small Engine Repair Center

Small Engine Repair Reference Center (SERRC) is a full text database. SERRC contains the full set of small engine repair manuals which contain thousands of accurate and concise step-by-step maintenance and repair instructions for hundreds of small engine machines and their supporting components. Routine maintenance, such as tune-ups and brake service, as well as more extensive repairs involving engine transmission disassembly are covered. Engines types include: motorcycles, ATVs, personal water craft, snowmobiles, lawn mowers, tractors, snow blowers, generators, and more. Detailed and user-friendly content is provided in high-quality PDF files. Many documents contain photos and detailed illustrations to visually support step-by-step procedures.
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Society & Culture – Oxford ebooks

Reference books available include: An A-Z of Food and Drink, Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America, A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition, Dictionary of English Folklore, and Dictionary of Sports Studies
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Sociological Collection

Full text scholarly journal articles on social behavior, culture, and social structure.
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Something About the Author

Provides first-time comprehensive online access to all volumes ever printed in Gale's™ acclaimed and long-standing Something About the Author series, which examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults and is the preeminent source on authors and literature for young people.
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Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage

Includes S&P Bond Guides, Corporation Records, Dividend Records, Earnings Guide, Industry Surveys, Outlook, S&P Register of Executives and Directors, Security Dealers of North America, Stock Guides and Stock Reports.
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Suffolk Historic Newspapers

Historic newspapers from forty New York State counties are available to search or browse.
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Teacher Reference Center

Teacher Reference Center provides many subjects for teachers needs, including: Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, Teacher Education.
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Thomson Gale Legal Forms

Thomson Gale LegalForms includes Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues.
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Trueflix

An online resource that combines award-winning True Books content with reading supports and a deep and diverse collection of related videos, images, Web links, and text. TrueFlix is based on the True Books print series published by Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Library Publishing.
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Twentieth-Century Literature Criticism

This highly useful series presents substantial excerpts from the best criticism on the major literary figures and nonfiction writers, including novelists, poets, playwrights and literary theorists, of 1900 to 1999 -- the era most frequently studied in high schools. Each volume presents overviews of four to eight authors with chronologically arranged criticism representing the entire range of response to each author. A typical excerpt is prefaced by an annotation that explains the critic's reputation and critical philosophy and providing a synopsis of the excerpt.
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U.S./International Major Newspapers

Full text collection of 50 national and international newspapers. Click here to view a title list of all newspapers included in the database.
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United States Code

A searchable consolidation and codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States.
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United States Venture Capital and Private Equity Database

Profiles more than 3,900 Venture Capital, Private Equity, Angel and Incubator Investors in all 50 states.
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Universal Class

New users must CLICK HERE to create an account with Universal Class prior to first time use. Free online continuing education courses. With a growing course catalog of over 500 online classes, Universal Class is committed to providing only the most affordable and highest quality continuing education. Over 300,000 students around the world have benefited from Universal Class' unique instructional technologies. With streaming video, website avatars, insightful instructional content, helpful tutors, and a social networking experience, Universal Class offers an engaging and measurable learning experience that helps students master and document their educational goals.
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US History in Context

U.S. historical materials from pre-colonial times to the present for students and teachers.
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Value Line Online

Make educated investment decisions using the database that spans thousands of U.S. companies, mutual funds and other securities, industry sectors, indices, and economic variables. Value Line includes everything from full balance sheet data and income statement data, to capital and equity structure. Please see the librarian at the MBRC desk for login assistance. 
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Wall Street Journal Full Text

Comprehensive coverage back to 1984 from the world's leading financial newspaper.
181.

West’s Encyclopedia of American Law, 2nd Edition

Provides current information on more than 5,000 legal topics. Includes completely revised articles covering important issues, biographies, definitions of legal terms and more. Covers such high-profile topics as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, and physician-assisted suicide.
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West’s Encylcopedia of American Law

Provides current information on more than 5,000 legal topics. Includes completely revised articles covering important issues, biographies, definitions of legal terms and more. Covers such high-profile topics as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, and physician-assisted suicide.
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WestlawNext

West's online legal research service provides instant access to statutes, cases, news, business information, public records, forms, and much more. In library use only.
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Wilson Biography Reference Bank

Offering the in-depth, original profiles of Current Biography and World Authors series, the thorough periodical coverage of Biography Index, and the specialist biographical content of Junior Authors & Illustrators, this database contains biographical full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals—providing the most current coverage of an individual’s life and work.
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Witchcraft in America

This fascinating and informative source covers the history of witchcraft in the United States from the hysteria that facilitated the witch hunts during the Colonial Period to modern day followers of Wicca. Chapters include full text or excerpts from trial transcripts, diary entries, public notices, and many other primary sources. Biographical essays highlight prominent figures related to the Salem witch trials.
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World Book Web

A suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites. Includes: World Book Student, World Book Online Info Finder, World Book Online Reference Center, World Book Online For Kids, World Book Differentiated Package, Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos Hispanica, World Book Kids, World Book Advanced, and World Book Discover.
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World Geography & Culture Online by Facts On File

Combines detailed, printable, full-color maps of countries, provinces, and states with up-to-date statistical and local information.
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World History in Context

World history materials for everyone. Includes timelines, primary documents, reference sources, and periodical articles.
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World Vital Records

Thousands of databases—including birth, death, military, census, and parish records — WorldVitalRecords.com makes it easy to fill in missing information in your family tree.
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Zinio

Love magazines? With your MCPL library card, you can now check out digital magazines from Zinio and read them on your PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, or Nook HD. Available magazines include Cosmopolitan, Elle, Rolling Stone, National Geographic, and more!