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Subject AreaDatabase (Home Access)DescriptionIn-Library AccessProvider
Community Information, Long Island211 LI211 Long Island is a free, non-emergency information and referral service that quickly and easily connects Long Islanders to health and human services they may need on a daily basis or during a disaster.United Way
Business/Directories, EconomicsABI/INFORM CompleteThis comprehensive database comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline, and features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business, and economics periodicals, country- and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data.ProQuest
Journals & Periodical IndexesAcademic Search PremierProvides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.EBSCO
Science, Encyclopedias, Children & Student DatabasesAccess ScienceAccessScience offers easy access to all the articles, fully illustrated, from the latest edition of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, research updates from the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks, thousands of illustrations, and the latest Science News headlines, biographies, and more. Appropriate for researchers and students.McGraw-Hill
Movies, TV, StreamingAcornTVBritish TV and Films: World-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain and beyondRBDigital Recorded Books
Art/AntiquesAfrican Arts (Available in Library only)African Arts is devoted to the plastic and graphic arts of Africa, broadly defined to encompass wood, metal, ceramic, ivory, and stone, and less familiar work in fiber, hide, mud, and other materials, as well as architecture, arts of personal adornment, contemporary fine and popular arts, and arts of the African diaspora.HWPL Internal LinkMIT
Library Catalog, Literature, Long IslandALISWeb/EncoreNassau Library Systems's online catalog. Search for books, movies, reference materials, and more.HWPL
Automotive, Consumer InformationALLData Repair username: nassautemp password:nassautempWith more than 25 years of experience, ALLDATA is the leading provider of original manufacturers' repair information - complete, unchanged, and unabridged.HWPL Internal LinkALLData
History/GovernmentAmerican GovernmentProvides a complete, multifaceted examination of the foundations of our government and political system that supports any curriculum or research project focused on the United States government.ABC-CLIO
History/GovernmentAmerican HistoryFrom the explorers of the Americas to the issues of today's headlines, American History investigates the people, events, and stories of our nation's evolution.ABC-CLIO
GenealogyAncestry Library EditionOne of the most important genealogical collections available today, Ancestry Library Edition has unparalleled coverage of the U.S. and U.K., including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas. It's more than 4,000 databases and 1.5 billion names are essential to having a complete genealogy collection.HWPL Internal LinkProQuest
History/GovernmentAncient & Medieval HistoryExplores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia.Infobase/Facts On File
Art/Antiques, Journal & Periodical IndexesArchitectural Digest ArchiveArchitectural Digest Archive is an extensive collection of the famed international design magazine from its first issue in 1920 through 2011, presented in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format. Published monthly by Conde Nast, the magazine has enjoyed a longstanding reputation as the definitive source for architects and interior designers as well as for everyday design enthusiasts. Each issue features beautiful photography and information on architecture and interior design, art and antiques, travel destinations, and extraordinary products.EBSCO
Art/AntiquesArt Index (H.W. Wilson)Indexes publications covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as photography, folk art, film, architecture and much more.EBSCO
Art/Antiques, Journal & Periodical IndexesArt Index Retrospective: 1929 -1984Art Index Retrospective: 1929 -1984 provides users access to over half a century of art literature covering fine, decorative, and commercial art. Content includes high-quality indexing of nearly 600 publications, many of which are peer-reviewed, and citations of over 25,000 book reviews.EBSCO
Art/AntiquesArtValue.com (Available in Library only, see librarian for access)Offers free and unlimited on-line access to auction results, illustrated with pictures from auction houses around the world.ArtValue.comArtValue
World Events, History/GovernmentAtoZ Food AmericaProvides 7,000 recipes, 650 ingredient articles, vintage food labels and ads, historical what did they eat articles, how to make food videos, and more, AtoZ Food America is the world's largest database of American food, culture, and recipes.World Trade Press
Children & Student Databases, History/GovernmentAtoZ The USAAtoZ the USA comprises 56 US state and territory guides of 146 topics each. USA country data covers 104 categories.World Trade Press
World Events, History/GovernmentAtoZ World FoodThe world's largest and most comprehensive database of food and food culture for 174 countries; includes 884 food culture articles, 6,500 traditional recipes, 650 ingredient articles, historical timelines, glossaries, and 2,000 food quotes.World Trade Press
Business/Directories, EconomicsBest's Key Rating Guide (Available in Library only, see librarian for access)Get basic profile information and easily create presentation reports on property/casualty and life/health insurers in the United States and Canada. Includes Best's Credit Ratings and five years of key performance dataHWPL internal linkBest's
BiographyBiographyFeatures full text articles from many biographic encyclopedias including, American Men & Women of Science, Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Contemporary Hispanic Biography, Encyclopedia of World Biography, Newsmakers, Notable Sports Figures, Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, UXL Encyclopedia of World Biography and UXL Newsmakers.Gale
Periodicals/NewspapersBlack NewspapersCollection of current Black newspapers from across the country that provides access to news from 1989-present and is cross-searchable with all of the newspaper collections on the ProQuest platform.ProQuest
LiteratureBloom's LiteratureBloom’s Literature offers a comprehensive resource for the study of literature. Edited and curated by Yale University professor Harold Bloom, this database includes thousands of critical essays and discussion questions, plus author biographies and character analyses, full-length poems, the full text of hundreds of reference books, full-length videos of classic plays and films, and more.Infobase/Facts On File
Children & Student Databases, eBooksBookFlixThis online literacy resource pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction from trusted Scholastic imprints.HWPL internal linkScholastic
Children & Student Databases, EncyclopediasBritannica Academic EditionIncludes Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools.Encyclopaedia Britannica
Children & Student Databases, EncyclopediasBritannica SchoolA source for all grades (Pre-K-12) and all reading abilities. Available at three levels--elementary, middle, and high.Encyclopaedia Britannica
Business/DirectoriesBusiness CollectionIntegrates indexing, abstracts, and full-text articles of business, finance, management, and industry periodicals with a full-text directory of global private and public companies. Designed for academic and public library researchers in the United Kingdom and Europe.Gale
Business/Directories, EconomicsBusiness Economics and TheoryThis collection provides access to hundreds of full-text academic journals and magazines related to economics.Gale
Business/DirectoriesBusiness Insights: EssentialsCombines all of the content formerly found in the Business & Company Resource Center with a more accessible interface. Includes information on companies, industries and more in the context of current events, statistical data, and in-depth reports.Gale
Business/Directories, EconomicsBusiness Market Research CollectionConduct company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research with information from these sources: Hoover's Company Profiles, OxResearch, US and Worldwide Industry & Market Reports from Barnes Reports, and Snapshots.HWPL Internal LinkProquest
Business/DirectoriesBusiness Source PremiereProvides full text for more than 2,300 journals, including more than half of which that have been peer-reviewed. Full text goes back to 1886, with searchable citable references back to 1998. Coverage areas include marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.EBSCO
Art/AntiquesCAMIO (Available in Library only)OCLC's Catalog of Art Museum Images Online documents works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums.HWPL Internal LinkOCLC
Education & CareersCareer CruisingThis user-friendly platform combines comprehensive career information with personal perspectives provided by multimedia interviews with people in every occupation. Additional features include career and personality assessments, post-secondary school database, financial aid information, a portfolio tool, employment resources, and much more.Career Cruising
Computers/TechnologyComputer SourceProvides the latest information and current trends in high technology from more than 300 publications in full-text and indexing and abstracts from nearly 450 publications.EBSCO
Health And MedicineConsumer Health CompleteThis health database provides easy-to-understand consumer health information, including basic medical definitions, articles, and topic overviews. A great place to start before you delve into more in-depth information on databases like Medline Plus.EBSCO
Consumer InformationConsumer ReportsThe online version of the premier consumer information resource, Consumer Reports provides reviews and comparisons of products and services based on reporting and results from the Consumer Union's in-house testing laboratory and survey research center.EBSCO
World Events, History/GovernmentCountryWatchOffers up-to-date news and information on each of the recognized countries of the world, including history, customs, imports and exports, government, and more.HWPL Internal LinkCountryWatch
Children & Student DatabasesCountryWatch Youth EditionThis version of Country Watch is tailored to young students exploring the countries of the world and global events. It includes a combination of background information on specific countries, current events coverage, a guide to the formation of countries within global context, as well as curriculum-based resources, and colorful international images.HWPL Internal LinkCountryWatch
Art/Antiques, Children & Student Databases, Streaming VideoCreativebugCreativebug is the number one inspirational resource for DIY, crafters, and makers and has more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.Joann
Multidisciplinary DatabasesCredo ReferenceCredo provides full-text content and images from more than 600 reference sources on a wide range of topics from art to technology. A number of useful easy-access tools are available, too, including an audio pronunciator, a dictionary, an almanac of international holidays, and crossword puzzle help.Credo
Education & CareersCypress ResumeCypress Resume is the online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes in three quick and simple steps.World Trade Press
History/Government, Children & Student DatabasesDaily Life Through History/Daily Life In AmericaDiscover the everyday details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful for students and researchers.ABC-CLIO
Periodicals/Newspapers, eBooks, StreamingRBDigital Magazines (Zinio)Magazines: Popular current and archival content for streaming and download with permanent checkoutRBDigital Recorded Books
Automotive, Test Preparation, Children & Student Databases, Community InformationDriving TestsDriving-Tests.org contains free permit practice tests written by experts available to anyone who wants to study, along with online copies of official New York State DMV tests and handbooks.Drivingtest.org, NYS DMV
eBooks EBSCO Ebook CollectionSearch and view the full text of reference ebooks.EBSCO
Multidisciplinary Databases, Journal & Periodical IndexesEBSCOHostEBSCO is the leading provider of research databases, e-journals, ebooks and discovery service for public libraries.EBSCO
eBooks, Children & Student DatabaseseLibrary Elementary e-booksProvides authoritative, full-text e-books in a wide range of subject areas along with powerful tools to find, use, and manage information.ProQuest
Education & CareersERICSponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, this database provides extensive access to education-related literature, including journal articles, proceedings of conferences and meetings, governmental documents, theses, dissertations, audio-visual media, directories, and more.ProQuest
Children & Student Databases, Multidisciplinary DatabasesExplora Educator's EditionExplora is EBSCO's engaging new interface for students, teachers, and librariansEBSCO
Children & Student Databases, Multidisciplinary DatabasesExplora Elementary StudentFor elementary school students. With Explora, you will 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 sportsEBSCO
Children & Student Databases, Multidisciplinary DatabasesExplora LibraryFor students and adults. Let your research take flight with Explora, the place to find information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects.EBSCO
Children & Student Databases, Multidisciplinary DatabasesExplora Secondary StudentFor middle school and high school students. With Explora, you will 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 sportsEBSCO
Education & CareersFerguson's Career Guidance CenterProvides detailed profiles of more than 3,300 jobs and 94 industries, invaluable advise on career skills, more than 55,000 resource entries, and much more.Infobase/Facts On File
Periodicals/Newspapers, EconomicsThe Financial TimesThis publication is an indispensable resource for anyone wanting to understand the context of global trade and finance. This huge database of financial and economic news offers instant access to hundreds of thousands of articles and features from one of the world's leading sources of accurate and unbiased financial, economic and political news.ProQuest
FirstSearch (Available in Library only)OCLC First Search is a service that connects to information in a wide range of subjects throughout 13 different databases.HWPL Internal LinkOCLC
Long Island, BiographyFive Towns Biographies (Available in Library only)Biographical profiles of important figures from the Five Towns.HWPL internal linkHWPL
Long IslandFive Towns Local History BlogSince the 1930s, the communities of Hewlett, Woodmere, Cedarhurst, Lawrence, and Inwood have been known collectively as "the Five Towns." Vintage photographs from unique library and personal collections are brought together to recreate the rich history and charm of the Rockaway Peninsula.HWPL
Children & Student Databases, History/Government, eBooksFreedomFlixPublished by Scholastic, Inc., this online resource combines eBooks with reading supports and a deep and diverse collection of related videos, images, Web links, and text.HWPL Internal LinkScholastic
Journal & Periodical IndexesFull Text FinderFull Text Finder is a state-of-the-art search services that lets you locate full-text articles within academic journals that the Library subscribes to via the EBSCO databases.EBSCO
Multidisciplinary Databases, Journal & Periodical IndexesGaleGale's research resources include unique online databases, library primary sources, newspaper digital archives, and eBooks.Gale
Journals & Periodical IndexesGale Academic OneFileAcademic OneFile provides authoritative, extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, and other subjects, with millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1985. Updated daily.Gale
Journal & Periodical IndexesGale Academic OneFile SelectAccess to full-text and images from scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers in a wide range of fields, from the arts and humanities to science and technology.Gale
Art/Antiques, MusicGale Art & Music SearchA virtual eBook library containing numerous reference titles relating to art, music, and cinema.Gale
Test Preparation, Education & CareersGale CoursesGale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.Gale
Gale Directory LibraryThe Gale Directory Library hosts a variety of directory products that particular libraries can choose from. Use it to search, sort and export information from both current directory editions as well as prior editions that are maintained as searchable backfiles. Multiple directories can be cross-searched or users can mine individual directories for the particular kinds of data they contain, such as financial information for companies, circulation figures for publications, and much more.Gale
Multidisciplinary Databases, Journal & Periodical IndexesGale General OneFileA one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, law, politics, sports, etc., which is updated daily. Millions of full-text articles, many with images, are available.Gale
Health And MedicineGale Health and WellnessThis comprehensive resource provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information via an easily searchable interface with multiple approaches to finding what you're looking for quickly. NOTE: The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.Gale
BiographyGale In Context: BiographyDelivers 600,000+ biographical entries on more than 528,000 individuals, and links them to related course of study from history to geography, science to literature. This curriculum-aligned resource is updated daily.Gale
Children & Student DatabasesGale In Context: High SchoolA fully integrated database containing thousands of curriculum-targeted primary documents, biographies, topical essays, background information, critical analyses, full-text coverage of over 750 magazines, newspapers, over 20,000 photographs and illustrations, and more than 8 hours of audio and video clips.Gale
Topical Controversies, Children & Student DatabasesGale In Context: Opposing ViewpointsThis online resource covers 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.Gale
Science, Journal & Periodical IndexesGale In Context: ScienceScience in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.Gale
History/Government, World EventsGale In Context: U.S. HistoryU.S. History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.Gale
History/Government, World EventsGale In Context: World HistoryWorld History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.Gale
Science (Environment)Gale OneFile: AgricultureWith broad coverage of agriculture and its related fields, this collection provides a comprehensive view of this growing body of knowledge, comprising hundreds of journals and magazines, featuring content ranging from practical aspects of farming to cutting-edge scientific research in horticulture.Gale
Gale OneFile: Communications and Mass MediaProvides accurate current information in full-text from journals focused on all aspects of the communications field, including advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and much more.Gale
Computers/TechnologyGale OneFile: Computer ScienceFind computer-related product introductions, news, and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.Gale
Legal/LawGale OneFile: Criminal JusticeAccess to hundreds of full-text law journals. Ideal for those interested in becoming a lawyer, paralegal, law enforcement officer, or any position in law.Gale
Gale OneFile: Culinary ArtsThe Culinary Arts collection includes major cooking and nutrition magazines, culinary journals and food reference titles. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.Gale
Gale OneFile: Diversity StudiesThis collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community. This set includes more than 150 journals. Especially useful for social science, history and liberal arts coursework.Gale
Business/DirectoriesGale OneFile: EntrepreneurshipPerfect for business schools and entrepreneurs, this compilation provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories. Users will find hundreds of full text subject-appropriate periodicals.Gale
Science (Environment)Gale OneFile: Environmental Studies and PolicyProvides coverage of the field of environmental issues and policy, including magazines and academic journals and access to multiple viewpoints within the scientific community, governmental policy makers, and corporate interests.Gale
Art/Antiques, MusicGale OneFile: Fine ArtsHundreds of full-text magazines and journals, such as the Wilson Art Index and RILM, are covered in this collection. Subject areas include, but are not limited to, drama, music, art history, and filmmakingGale
Science (Environment)Gale OneFile: Gardening and HorticultureA collection of nearly 50 journals specifically focused on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. It includes content relating to both practical aspects as well as scientific theory.Gale
Gale OneFile: Gender StudiesProvides access to thousands of articles on such topics as family and marital issues, conversion therapy, gay and lesbian rights, etc. Leading journals in the field are represented and updated daily.Gale
Health And Medicine, Journal & Periodical IndexesGale OneFile: Health and MedicineThis multi-source database provides access to full-text nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources. NOTE: The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.Gale
Gale OneFile: Home ImprovementThis collection of nearly 100 home improvement-focused titles provides coverage of such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and more for the hobbyist or professional.Gale
Gale OneFile: Hospitality and TourismProvides up-to-date and relevant content from over 500 industry journals, as well as the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry, including the cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more.Gale
Gale OneFile: Information ScienceThis collection comprises content from nearly 100 leading industry journals covering topics such as censorship, literacy, data processing techniques, open access, historic preservations, and more. Coverage begins in 1980.Gale
Legal/LawGale OneFile: Insurance and LiabilityProtection of assets is a concern for all: from the individual property owner to the multinational corporation, all have a vested interest in ensuring the retention of their assets, be it physical or intellectual. This collection, of journals, takes a broad view of this multimillion dollar industry, covering such topics as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more.Gale
History/GovernmentGale OneFile: Military and IntelligenceOver 500 titles and more than 7 million articles with links to related sources, including reference books, magazines, and newswire articles.Gale
Periodicals/NewspapersGale OneFile: NewsGale OneFile: News, formerly InfoTrac Newsstand, provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers a one-stop source for current news and searchable archives.Gale
Health and MedicineGale OneFile: Nursing and Allied HealthAll aspects of the nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration -- are covered in this collection of nearly 400 current and authoritative titles for nursing students and those already working in the field.Gale
Health and MedicineGale OneFile: Physical Therapy and Sports MedicineBoth researcher and practitioner alike will find relevant, authoritative content in this collection, which includes over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine. Covering a wide spectrum of information, researchers will have access to a diverse, but focused set of topics in the field, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more.Gale
Gale OneFile: Pop Culture StudiesIt's all around us and influences our lives every day. This collection provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course. This collection is made up of more than 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.Gale
eBooks, Periodicals/NewspapersGale OneFile: Popular MagazinesPopular Magazines includes more than 1,000 of the most searched magazines across our InfoTrac products. All the titles were selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons. This database is 100% full text and includes over 600 titles recommended by Bowker's "Magazines for Libraries".Gale
PsychologyGale OneFile: PsychologyThis collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops and diminishes over time. Researchers will have access to hundreds of subject-appropriate full-text periodicals - many cited in the PsycINFO index.Gale
Gale OneFile: Religion and PhilosophyWhy do some people believe in Heaven? Is it fear, hope, upbringing or blind faith? Users of this collection can research different religions, philosophies and how they impact our daily lives.Gale
Science, Journal & Periodical IndexesGale OneFile: ScienceA collection of over 1,000 peer-reviewed journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments.Gale
History/Government, World EventsGale OneFile: U.S. HistoryAs any historian will state, the study of history is as much about the present as the past: to that end, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in US History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. This compilation of journals provides robust and balanced coverage of this field, useful both to the novice historian as well as to the advanced academic researcher.Gale
Education & CareersGale OneFile: Vocations and CareersFinding the right career can be a daunting and high stakes task: finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection, providing current and applicable content for all vocational milestones. Offering content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.Gale
History/Government, World EventsGale OneFile: War and TerrorismA definitive periodical collection of hand selected titles for analysts, risk management professionals and students of military science, history, social science.Gale
History/Government, World EventsGale OneFile: World HistoryAs any historian will state, the study of history is as much about the present as the past: to that end, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in World History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. This compilation of journals provides robust and balanced coverage of this field, useful both to the novice historian as well as to the advanced academic researcher.Gale
eBooks, Multidisciplinary Databases,Gale Virtual Reference LibraryA database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. NOTE: Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use databases at other libraries, e.g., your school, your public library, or your office.Gale
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Issues CollectionOver 30 largely full-text journals, from 1980 to the present, provide balanced coverage of this significant aspect of our culture, covering such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and many more.Gale
Business/DirectoriesGeneral Business File ASAPAnalyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends, as well as the latest in management, economics, and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, company directory listings, and more.Gale
Global NewsstreamGlobal Newsstream enables users to search the most recent global news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring content from newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format. HWPL internal LinkProquest
BiographyGreat Athletes (Available in Library only)A comprehensive look at over 1,400 sports heroes and legends.HWPL internal LinkSalem Press
Movies, Streaming, Education & CareersThe Great Courses Library CollectionAward-winning Lectures: Unlimited access to engaging professors covering a wide variety of topicsRBDigital Recorded Books
Science (Environment), Topical ControversiesGreenFILEOffers well researched information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment from scholarly, government, and general interest titles on such topics as global warming, green technology, renewable energy, recycling and more.EBSCO
Health And Medicine, Science, Children & Student DatabasesHealth Reference Series OnlineThe Health Reference Series provides basic medical information for patients, families, caregivers, and the general public. Each volume takes a particular topic and provides comprehensive coverage.Omnigraphics
GenealogyHeritage Quest OnlineHeritageQuest Online combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular UMI Genealogy and Local History collection and other valuable content.ProQuest
History/Government, GenealogyHistoric Map WorksThis digital collection of high quality, full color historical maps is one of the most extensive available. The core of the collection consists of more than 1.5 million cadastral, land ownership maps detailing the geographic and developmental history of the United States over several hundred years.ProQuest
Business/DirectoriesHoover's Company ProfilesThis database contains proprietary information about more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives, and provides in-depth industry analyses, information on a company's location, summary financials, top competitors, and more.HWPL Internal AccessProQuest
Movies, TV, StreamingIndieFlixMovies and Classic TV: Streaming video with unlimited access to thousands of titlesRBDigital Recorded Books
Spanish Databases (en Espanol), Journal & Periodical IndexesInforme AcademicoThis collection provides multidisciplinary materials in Spanish, covering politics, history, science, economics, health sciences, literature, and more, from publications and newspapers from 14 countries.Gale
Music, Journal & Periodical IndexesInternational Index to Music Periodicals (Now Music Periodicals Database)This database provides indexing and abstracts for several hundred international music periodicals from more than 20 countries, plus full-text for more than 140 of the indexed journals. It currently includes over 770,000 records as far back as 1874, covering such topics as music education, performance, musical theatre, theory, popular music, and composition.ProQuest
Topical Controversies, Children & Student DatabasesIssues & ControversiesAllows the user to explore more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture.Infobase/Facts On File
Education & CareersJobNowJobNow provides practical tools to help the user find a job, including career resources, resume builder, and live interview coaching.Brainfuse
Children & Student DatabasesKids InfobitsAn authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of topics for young learners.Gale
Business/Directories, InvestingKiplinger Finance & ForecastsTimely, personal finance advice and business newsKiplinger
Streaming, Education & CareersLearn It LivePersonal Development: Live and on-demand classes, quick tip videos, and virtual reality wellnessRBDigital Recorded Books
Test Preparation, Education & Careers, Children & Student DatabasesLearning Express 3.0The LearningExpress platform provides a comprehensive selection of educational resources for basic skills mastery, academic success, job preparation, and career advancement, including test prep (ACT, SAT, GED, etc.), computer skills, resume writing, and more.EBSCO
Legal/LawLegal Information Reference CenterProviding online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center contains more than 300 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Many of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.EBSCO
Library, Information Science & Technology AbstractsIndexes more tan 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals, plus books, research reports, and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, cataloging, bibliometrics, information management, online information retrieval, and more, as far back as the mid-1960s.EBSCO
Journal & Periodical IndexesLife Magazine ArchiveLife Magazine Archive consists of cover to cover processing dating back to issue number one in 1936 of the American variety magazine Life, published by Time Inc.EBSCO
LiteratureLiterary Reference Center PlusThis is a full-text database that combines information from major reference Works, books, literary journals, and original content from EBSCO Publishing. Users will find more tan 35,000 plot summaries, synopses, and work reviews, almost 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticism, more tan 253,000 author biographies, more than 460 literary journals. In addition, there are more than 693,000 book reviews, nearly 78,000 classic and contemporary poems, more than 19,600 short stories, plus author interviews, and classic texts.EBSCO
LiteratureLiteratureLiterature-related reference works from the Gale Virtual Reference Library.Gale
LiteratureLiterature Criticism OnlineThe largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary available, covering centuries of analysis.Gale
LiteratureLiterature Resource CenterFind up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,00 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. The MLA International Bibliography module provides citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles, and dissertations from 1926 to the present.Gale
LiteratureLiterature Resources from GaleResearch authors and their Works, literary movements, and genres across several major literature databases to find full-text of literary Works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information, and overviews.Gale
Language Instruction, Children & Student DatabasesMangoMango Languages' PhD-created and linguist-approved software teaches real conversations in over 60 languages and makes it fun; no snoozefests here.Mango
Journal & Periodical IndexesMasterFILE PremierFull text for magazines, reference books and primary source documents. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags.EBSCO
Health & MedicineMedicineA virtual reference collection featuring The Encyclopedias of: Alternative Medicine, Cancer, Genetic Disorders, Medicine, and Nursing and Allied Health.Gale
Health And MedicineMEDLINEMEDLINE provides authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and much more. It uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings, and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 5,400 current biomedical journals.EBSCO
Test Preparation, Streaming, Children & Student Databases, Education & CareersMethod Test PrepOnline ACT and SAT Test Prep: Comprehensive self-paced program proven to raise scoresRBDigital Recorded Books
Business/Directories, InvestingMorningstar Investment Research CenterFind comprehensive financial information on stocks, mutual funds, and more.HWPL Internal LinkMorningstar
MusicMusical Periodicals (Historical)Historical collection gathering publications from the late 18th and 19th centuries dedicated to various aspects of music, from the sacred to the secular, from the political to the comic. Representative titles include the Family Minstrel, the Musical Journal, Trumpet Notes: A Monthly Paper Devoted to the Interests of Bands and Orchestras, Aeolian Piano Forte Journal, the Musical Miscellany, the Vox Humana, and the New Yorker Musik Zeitung. EBSCO
Music, BiographyMusicians & Composers of the 20th Century (Available in Library only)Biographical profiles of important figures in all genres of music.HWPL Internal LinkSalem Press
Periodicals/Newspapers, Community Information, Long IslandNassau Herald/
South Shore Record/
Frothinghams LI Herald
Archive
Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library's archive of the Nassau Herald, South Shore Record, and Frothinghams Long Island Herald with issues dating back to 1790, with full text access. (Collection is actively being scanned, and the database will update when new issues are available.)HWPL
Periodicals/NewspapersNational Geographic Virtual Library ArchiveA complete archive of National Geographic magazine -- every page of every issue -- along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos. Featuring magazine archive 1888 - 1994Gale
Periodicals/Newspapers, Long IslandNew York State NewspapersA database of 28 newspapers published in the state of New York, including the New York Times and the New York Post, providing full-text articles.Gale
Journal & Periodical Indexes, Periodicals/NewspapersNewspaper Source PlusNewspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles as well as more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.EBSCO
Periodicals/NewspapersNewswiresProvides near-real time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press, United Press International, PR Newswire, Xinhua, CNN Wire, and Business Wire , et al, on a continuous basis. Newswires maintains a rolling 30-day archive, so users can conduct a historical search on their subject of interest.EBSCO
Test Preparation, Education & CareersNiche AcademyNiche Academy is an online learning platform made for libraries. The platform gives HWPL our own online academy that can be used as a teaching tool for both patrons and staff.Niche Academy
Multidisciplinary DatabasesNOVEL Databases (Driver's License)NOVEL is a suite of databases provided by New York State that covers a range of topics including health, business, general reference and more. It is available to all New Yorkers, either through their library card or their driver's license/State ID card.NOVEL
Multidisciplinary DatabasesNOVEL Databases (Library Card #)NOVEL is a suite of databases provided by New York State that covers a range of topics including health, business, general reference and more. It is available to all New Yorkers, either through their library card or their driver's license/State ID card.Gale
Literature, Children & Student DatabasesNoveList K-8 PlusNoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction that supports elementary and middle school curriculums.EBSCO
LiteratureNoveListPlusNoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction. With an intuitive interface and extensive proprietary content, such as readers guides, NoveList Plus answers the question: What should I read next?HWPL Internal LinkEBSCO
Legal/LawNuwav Legal DocumentsNUWAV Legal Documents is an online tool that lets you create professional-quality documents in three simple steps: 1. Search for the document specific to your situation; 2. Answer the questions in the web input form; 3. Review and print your document.Nuwav
ScienceOpen Science DirectoryNearly 13,000 scientific journals are now available in this directory. When all the special program journals are included, the Open Science Directory will contain more than 20,000 titles.EBSCO
eBooks, Literature, Long IslandOverdrive Digital Media (Nassau Digital Doorway)Download a wide range of fiction and non-fiction ebooks and audiobooks to your computer, tablet, or mobile device.HWPL
Art/Antiques, EncyclopediasOxford Art OnlineOxford Art Online is a gateway to multiple trusted online art reference resources that serve students, scholars, curators, and collectors alike. It is anchored by two major resources with complementary strengths that subscribers can cross-search simultaneously.Oxford / Grove
Music, EncyclopediasOxford Music OnlineOxford (Grove) Music Online is a comprehensive compendium of music scholarship offering the full texts of many noted music resources including The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. It also includes more than 50,000 signed articles and 30,000 biographies contributed by over 6,000 scholars from around the world.Oxford / Grove
Movies, TV, Streaming, Spanish, EspanolPongaloSpanish Language Entertainment: Spanish language telenovelas and translated movies streamed on demand to all popular devicesRBDigital Recorded Books
Multidisciplinary DatabasesPowerSearchGale PowerSearch is a search platform unlike any other, providing libraries with a sophisticated yet simple solution for managing a wealth of periodical, reference, multimedia and primary source information.Gale
Business/DirectoriesPROMTPROMT -- Predicast Overview of Markets and Technology. Use this database to research companies, the products and technologies they produce, and the markets in which they compete. Includes summaries and full text from nearly 1,000 business and trade journals, industry newsletters, newspapers, market research studies, news releases, and investment and brokerage firm reports.Gale
Language Instruction, ESL, Children & Student DatabasesPronunciatorPronunciator is a language-learning and ESL service.Pronunciator
Language Instruction, ESL, Children & Student Databases, Spanish Databases (en Espanol)Pronunciator en EspanolPronunciator is a language-learning and ESL service.Pronunciator
Multidisciplinary Databases, Journal & Periodical IndexesProQuestSearch 27 databases containing scholarly journals, videos & audio, dissertations & theses, books, newspapers and more.ProQuest
Computers/TechnologyProQuest ComputingThis database is a premium resource for those who need access to comprehensive coverage of computer topics. The database includes numerous titles, most of them in full text, allowing users to search records dating back to the early 1990's.ProQuest
Education & CareersProQuest Education JournalsProQuest Education Journals gives users access to over 900 top educational publications, including more than 600 of the titles in full text. The coverage spans the literature on primary, secondary and higher education as well as special education, home schooling and adult education. Many titles are indexed in the ERIC database.ProQuest
Business/DirectoriesProQuest EntrepreneurshipThis 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
Health and MedicineProQuest Health ManagementThis database is a collection of reliable and relevant resources in the field of health administration, including journals and dissertations.ProQuest
Periodicals/Newspapers, GenealogyProQuest Historical News--MetroVarious newspapers from the 1800's to 1900's including The Arizona Republican, The Atlanta Constitution, The Baltimore Sun, Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Detroit Free Press, Hartford Courant, Indianapolis Star, Los Angeles Times, The Nashville Tennessean, Newsday, The New York Times, New York Tribune / Herald Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and The Washington Post.ProQuest
Periodicals/Newspapers, Long IslandProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York TimesThis 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.ProQuest
Periodicals/Newspapers, Long IslandProQuest Historical Newspapers: NewsdayThis 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.ProQuest
Multidisciplinary DatabasesProQuest Research LibraryProQuest 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.ProQuest
Business/DirectoriesProQuest Research Library: BusinessProQuest 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. Subjects covered in this database include: Business, Economic conditions, Corporate strategies, Management theory, Management techniques, Business trends, Competitive landscape and product information, Accounting, and Finance.ProQuest
Health and MedicineProQuest Research Library: Health & MedicineProQuest 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. Subjects covered in this database include: Medical Science, Nursing, Allied Health, Public Health, and Pharmacology.ProQuest
History/GovernmentProQuest Research Library: HistoryProQuest 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. Subjects covered in this database include: Civilizations, Historical studies, Military history, Periods & events, US history and World history.ProQuest
LiteratureProQuest Research Library: Literature & LanguageProQuest 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. Subjects covered in this database include: English, American Literature, World Literatures, and Linguistics.ProQuest
Science, Computers/TechnologyProQuest Research Library: Science & TechnologyProQuest 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. Subjects covered in this database include: Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Materials Science, Computing, and Engineering.ProQuest
ProQuest Research Library: Social SciencesProQuest 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. Subjects covered in this database include: Sociology, Psychology, Communications, Political Science, Linguistics, Criminology, and Education.ProQuest
Art/Antiques, MusicProQuest Research Library: The ArtsProQuest 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. Subjects covered in this database include: Music, Theatre, Film, TV, Dance, Architecture, Art, Design.ProQuest
Science, Journal & Periodical IndexesProQuest Science JournalsThis database is a definitive resource for students studying both the applied and general sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1030 titles, with more than 760 available in full text. Search over 2.7M records, dating back to the mid 1980s.ProQuest
Periodicals/Newspapers, Long IslandProQuest: New York Times (1980-Current) (Major Dailies)This is considered the official U.S. newspaper because it publishes the complete text of important documents, speeches and presidential press conferences. The paper's reporters have won scores of Pulitzer Prizes throughout the publication's 150-year history.ProQuest
Periodicals/Newspapers, Long IslandProQuest: NewsdayThis publication's detailed indexing helps users quickly find the news information they need. Each issue is indexed thoroughly, so they have access to not only top news stories but also the information contained on the various sections of the paper. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc.ProQuest
Business/DirectoriesReferenceUSAReferenceUSA is the leading provider in business and consumer research! Offering a full-service platform, ReferenceUSA helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people.ReferenceUSA
Business/DirectoriesRegional Business NewsThis database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.EBSCO
Children & Student Databases, Multidisciplinary DatabasesScholastic GO!Providing credible, accurate, reliable content on almost every core-curricula subject, Scholastic GO!® offers endless resources for research in a multitude of media. Explore nonfiction texts, world newspapers, videos and more with this easy-to-navigate digital resource designed to strengthen content knowledge, vocabulary, and core proficiency skills.HWPL Internal AccessScholastic/Grolier
Science, Children & Student DatabasesScience OnlinePresents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.Infobase/Facts On File
Children & Student Databases, eBooksScienceFlixWelcome to ScienceFlix, Scholastic's new online curriculum supplement that combines standards-driven leveled content, interactive features, and intuitive navigation into a single, highly engaging iPad/tablet-ready product.HWPL Internal AccessScholastic
Children & Student Databases, eBooksSesame Street eBooksYou can make story time extra engaging with bright pages, audio narration, interactivity, animation, and more. You'll get access to more than one hundred eBooks to read online. New eBooks will be added to your bookshelf periodically throughout the year so you'll always have something new to look forward to.HWPL Internal AccessSesame Street
Music, Movies, StreamingStingray QelloStreaming Concerts: The world's largest collection of concert films and music documentariesRBDigital Recorded Books
Children & Student Databases, Literature, eBooksTeenBookCloudTeenBookCloud is an online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books!Tumblebooks
Test Preparation, Education & CareersTesting & Education Reference CenterTaking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.Gale
ScienceToday's ScienceBridges the gap between the science that students learn in the classroom and the discoveries pushing the boundaries of science today.Infobase/Facts On File
Children & Student DatabasesTrueFlixTrueFlix is 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. TrueFlix is published by Scholastic Inc., with editorial development, content management, and engineering provided by Scholastic Digital Learning Solutions.HWPL Internal AccessScholastic
Children & Student Databases, Literature, eBooksTumblebook LibraryAn online collection of animated, talking picture books, reading comprehension quizzes, educational games, and teacher resources.Tumblebooks
Children & Student Databases, Literature, eBooksTumbleBookCloud JuniorTumbleBookCloud Junior is an online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books! This database is a great option for adventurous young readers who wish to read beyond the picture book collection in the TumbleBookLibrary. It is designed specifically for kids in grades three to six.Tumblebooks
Children & Student Databases, Test Preparation, Education & CareersTutor.comTutor.com is a highly-rated online learning service that provides one-to-one tutoring, test preparation and online resources for learners of all ages.Tutor.com
LiteratureTwayne's Authors OnlineThis online series features the content of more than 600 books that comprise three series - United States Authors, English Authors and World Authors.Gale
Periodicals/NewspapersWall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.HWPL Internal AccessProquest
Periodicals/Newspapers, Journal & Periodical IndexesWeb NewsEBSCO's Web News provides near real-time access to thousands of top news feeds from around the globe. This collection includes over 14,000 feeds covering a range of business and general news topics. End users can immediately access the full text of the web content, by following the link in the record.EBSCO
Children & Student Databases, eBooksWorld Book BOLT BooksBOLT is a collection of eBooks for reluctant readers featuring appealing topics and carefully prepared text, infographics and attention-commanding photos designed to draw in young readers with accessible leveled text that will help even the most challenged readers understand the material and enjoy reading.World Book
Encyclopedias, Children & Student DatabasesWorld Book EncyclopediaWorld Book Research Librariestakes users to a another part of the World Book Online Reference Center containing a collection of research libraries. The libraries form a huge collection of original source material and the works of great thinkers and writers. The content of the libraries provides great research support for students using the World Book Online Reference Center.HWPL Internal LinkWorld Book
EncyclopediasWorld News DigestBrings together and enhances nearly seven decades of news from the renowned Facts On File World News Digest in print.Infobase/Facts On File
History/Government, World EventsWorld ReligionsThis comprehensive reference resource provides a virtual textbook that covers religion across the globe, making student research on faith and belief across humanity easier, and enabling a deeper understanding of the complex issues facing us in the 21st century.ABC-CLIO

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