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Academic Onefile – contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources, including full-text articles from the New York Times go back to 1985.

Ancestry Library Editions – offers billions of U.S. and U.K census, vital, church, court and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe and Australia. IN-LIBRARY ACCESS ONLY.

Business Insights:Essentials – has information on companies, markets and industries. Topics covered include market trends, mergers and acquisitions, management theory and company overviews. Access over 3,900 journals, magazines and newspapers, and nearly 25,000 industry reports 11,000 company histories and 500,000 company profiles.

eLibrary Elementary – Designed for beginning researchers, this is a full-text database of more than 40 children's magazines, including titles like Ranger Rick, Time for Kids and Sports Illustrated for Kids, 8 major newspapers, more than 40 full-text reference books, including Encyclopedia Britannica Junior Edition, maps, illustrations, audio and video.

FlipsterHART LIBRARY CARDHOLDERS have access to issues of CONSUMER REPORTS through Flipster.

Gannett Newsstand Complete – consists of all Gannett newspapers, some back to 1999. It is a goldmine of local news information for many U.S. communities. It includes the Journal News, and has a powerful obituary search.

General One File – This one-stop source for news and magazine articles on a wide range of topics has millions of full-text articles, many with images. It indexes over 13,000 popular magazines covering a wide variety of subjects with full-text is available for over 6,000 of them and is updated daily.

The Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia – an interactive encyclopedia based on the Academic American Encyclopedia. It contains over 40,000 articles with links to periodicals and prescreened websites.
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  • America the Beautiful – a fact-filled, interest-driven resource for the states, noted Americans, and U.S. History suitable for elementary school and above.
  • Encyclopedia Americana – a comprehensive encyclopedia suitable for in-depth research with information on worldwide current events for middle school through college. above for in-library.
  • Lands and People – presents up-to-date information on countries, cultures, and current events for middle school and above.
  • New Book of Knowledge– a reference and current events encyclopedia for elementary school and above.
  • New Book of Popular Science – contains In-depth coverage of science, health, and technology for middle school and above.
  • Health Reference Center Academic – A multi-source database providing access to full-text nursing and allied health journals, and a wide variety of personal health information sources. This database offers reliable health information to consumers, students and health professionals.

    Infotrac Newsstand – Search major U.S. and world newspapers, most indexed cover-to-cover and with full articles. This database includes full-text articles from the New York Times going back to 1985.

    Job and Career Accelerator – Job seekers can use these databases to explore suitable jobs and improve critical job search skills. Create a login using your Westchester library card as your user name. Create and save resumes, cover letters, and job search results.

    Kids Infobits – Designed for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5, this database features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface. Move from a broad subject to a narrower topic using the subject-based topic tree. Full-text content is curriculum-related and age appropriate.

    LearningExpress Library 3.0 – LearningExpress helps students and adult learners improve the skills required for academic and career success. The LearningExpress Library provides a comprehensive selection of educational resources for basic skills mastery, academic success, job preparation, and career advancement. Also included in this great resource are popular software tutorials, Internet instruction and basic computer. Use your library card number as your user name and create a password.

    Lynda.com – A leading online learning company that helps anyone learn software, technology, creative and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals through a video library of over 100,000 tutorials taught by industry experts.


    Learn any of 72 foreign languages at your own pace. English Language learning is available in 21 languages. Try one of the special classes for travelers or business like Medical Spanish.

    Morningstar HOME ACCESS – Morningstar.com Library Edition offers proprietary stock and mutual fund analysis, screening tools and portfolio-building features to library patrons.

    National Newspaper Index – indexes 10 major U.S. newspapers. Some indexing goes back as far as 1977. The New York Times is indexed back to 1980.

    New York State Newspapers – Full-text articles from major New York newspapers, including: The New York Daily News, The New York Post, and The Albany Times Union.

    La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre – A complete encyclopedia designed for Spanish speakers and Spanish language students. Find more resources for Spanish speakers at the Westchester Library System En Espanol page. Click on the link above for in-library access.

    NoveList – The premiere database of reading recommendations, a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

    Opposing Viewpoints in Context – The number one online resource for today’s burning issues. This database will help students research, analyze, and organize a wide range of data for performing research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, presentations, and more.

    Oxford Islamic Studies – This database brings together the best current scholarship in the field of Islamic studies. Aimed at students, scholars, government officials, community groups, and librarians its purpose is to foster a more accurate and informed understanding of the Islamic world. It features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture, and is regularly updated.

    Secrets of the Sequences – With initial funding from the Pfizer Foundation and the National Academy of Sciences, VCU has assembled 50 of the best videos from the public television series, “Secrets of the Sequence” to assist teachers in the application of genetic research across the biology curriculum. Funding from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute has allowed for the creation of additional videos, which are also included on this site.

    University of Fashion – Learn fashion design online from top NYC fashion college instructors & fashion industries professionals. Learn Draping, Sewing, Pattern Making, Fashion Product Development, Fashion Business, and Fashion Art.

    X-PLAIN Patient Education Topics – This is the largest library of interactive multimedia software for patient education available on the web. Come here to view information on a wide variety of health topics.

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