Research databases are subscription-based services that offer you access to thousands of books, magazine articles, images, charts and primary sources. These databases contain scholarly and peer-reviewed articles written by credible authors, such as journalists, researchers and experts in their field. Home access to these resources requires a valid library card with the exception of select NOVELNY databases that permit direct access.
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Connect learners to the information they're looking for with tools that make discovery fast and easy. Gale’s premier periodical resource, Academic OneFile, provides millions of articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources—including thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN as well as videos from BBC Worldwide Learning.
With broad coverage of agriculture and its related fields, this collection provides a comprehensive view of a growing body of knowledge. Researchers will have access to current and authoritative periodical content that spans the industry—from practical aspects of farming to cutting-edge scientific research in horticulture. With strong emphasis on titles covered in the Agricola database, this collection of more than 600 journal titles is focused on agriculture-related fields. In addition, more than 30 Delmar titles provide in-depth coverage on a variety of agriculture-related topics.
With a mission to collect, preserve, and disseminate only the most methodologically sound polling data, the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at Cornell University and the America’s Voice Project offer educators, journalists, researchers and civic-minded members of the public access to over 700,000 question results on a broad and diverse range of topics. The archive features data from the 1930s to today and includes data from the most reputable sources, including Gallup, Pew, ABC News, The New York Times, the Kaiser Family Foundation, and many others.
Drawing from distinguished museums from around the world, this database offers unparalleled access to high-quality art images and related multimedia. Art Museum Image Gallery covers a broad range of time and place, with art from Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas.
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Britannica Academic delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. The rich combination of the venerable Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough collegiate research—all from one resource. Written by Nobel laureates, historians, curators, professors, and other notable experts, Britannica Academic’s articles provide trusted information with balanced, global perspectives and insights that users will not find anywhere else.
Encyclopædia Britannica ofrece una enciclopedia Primaria españoles, que contiene imágenes, vídeos en español, y materiales didácticos especialmente diseñados para los estudiantes más jóvenes.
Made for today’s digital classroom, with extensive, up-to-date information sources, Britannica School is specially designed for differentiated instruction, allowing students to move easily to material of higher or lower reading levels as needed. It’s made to display well on any device, which is especially beneficial for today’s “BYOD” movement—“bring your own device” to school. The content of Britannia School is reliable, age-appropriate, updated continuously and closely correlated to all curriculum standards, including the new Common Core State Standards, for which it provides a multitude of suitable texts in all subjects. A recent winner of the prestigious Golden Lamp Award.
The Business Economics & Theory Collection offers instant access to full-text academic journals and magazines—with a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit bibliographic index. Powered by InfoTrac, it includes more than 1,800 titles. Content is useful for starting a business, marketing a product, developing policy, analyzing trends, constructing economic models, investing for the future, researching rates, and more. Exclusive features, including Topic Finder, InterLink, and a mobile-optimized interface, support and enhance the search experience.
User-friendly resource, combining authoritative information and statistical data with analytical tools to explore real world application. Much more than an aggregation of full-text articles, Gale Business Insights: Essentials is easy for students, researchers, and professionals to use in-depth information on U.S. businesses, industries and products.
Brings together information found in more than 400 journals on all aspects of the communications field, including advertising, public relations, linguistics, and literature, meet the needs of researchers.
Provides access to leading business and technical publications in the computer, telecommunications, and electronics industries covering everything from hardware to the cloud.
Consumer Health Complete supports the information needs of patients and fosters an overall understanding of health-related topics. This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine.
Informs the research process for those studying law, law enforcement, terrorism, homeland security, forensic science, and more.
Offers more than five million articles from more than 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as book reference content.
Collection of journals that explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community.
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Provides periodical and journal articles on multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty—such as technology, bilingual education, health education, testing, administration and more.
Addresses environmental concerns and research with coverage from more than 300 journals and book reference content.
Collection of scholarly journals and general interest titles that covers everything from art and literature to economics and the sciences.
PowerSearch 2.0 simplifies browsing through Gale's more than 20,000 publications, providing the ability to search across more than 150 million documents. The interface provides users a Web-like experience and includes added features that appeal to and empower library researchers.Key features provide more customization options for the user, allowing them to create their own custom profile. Users can modify the home page so that the topics and publications they are interested in are fed through RSS feeds right to the page at login. In addition, users have better navigation options such as the new Publication Browse with hover technology which allows users to see more publication details without clicking through.
Serves horticultural enthusiasts of all levels with more than 3.6 million articles from more than 100 journals, as well as more than 20 reference titles.
Offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family, and marital issues, LGBTQ community, and more.
Our largest general-interest periodical resource allows users to find the information they want quickly, with intuitive searching that ensures they tap into quality sources.
A wide range of full-text titles, indexes, and abstracts from magazines, newspaper articles, children's magazines, almanacs, encyclopedias, dictionaries, reference books, and more.
With the General Science Collection, researchers can remain current with the latest scientific developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology, and hundreds of other areas.
Discover periodicals and reference book content designed for both nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health researchers.
Online database, of expanding collections, that contains searchable images and corresponding indexes of the U.S. Federal Census records, searchable digitized books of family and local histories, genealogical and local history serials, and primary sources (such as directories, biographies, documentary collections, and military records).
Offers more than 4.5 million articles from more than 200 home improvement-focused titles, covering topics including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others.
Access to scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications that cover topics including the cultural, and economic aspects of travel and tourism.
Provides access to periodical content covering all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology, including usability, cataloging, circulation, business information, and more.
Provides access to a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America.
Provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio, and TV broadcasts and transcripts.
Connects researchers to hundreds of thousands of updated articles from leading journals, including: Business Insurance, Claims, Employee Benefit News, National Underwriter Life & Health, Pensions & Investments, Risk Management, and more.
Provides authoritative, age-appropriate, curriculum-aligned digital content covering a broad range of educational topics including Animals, Arts, Geography Literature, Social Studies, Technology, and more. With a modern design and simple navigation, Kids InfoBits makes it easy for young users to explore content and gain comfort with database searching.
Provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Includes plot summaries, literary criticism, author biographies, book reviews, poems, short stories, classic texts, author interviews, and more.
Mango Languages creates lovable language-learning experiences for libraries, schools, corporations, government agencies, and individuals. The Mango team is made up of amazing people from all corners of the globe: linguists, programmers, teachers, beatboxers, librarians, writers, artists, and even a rocket scientist. What brings us all together: our love for language and culture learning and sharing that love with the world.
Library resource offering authoritative periodical content covering past and present military affairs.
The NYS Historic Newspapers project provides free online access to a wide range of newspapers chosen to reflect New York's unique history.
Provide access to authoritative content supporting nursing professionals already working in the field, as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.
New York Heritage is a portal for learning more about the people, places and events that contributed to the making of New York State.
Database designed to support science, social studies, current events, and language arts presents each side of important issues and empowers learners to develop information literacy and critical thinking skills.
Offer a wide spectrum of information, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research, and more with access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of fitness and sports.
Provide access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture.
Provide access to the most searched magazines focusing on current events, sports, science and health issues.
Provide access to a comprehensive collection of periodical content covering topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions.
Created specifically for middle schoolers, this database combines reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.
Experience a mobile responsive, easy-to-browse interface mapped to four key stages of business—plan, fund, start and manage. Covers all major areas relevant to a new entrepreneur or experienced business owner, including financing, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, taxes, and more.
TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. TBL also includes National Geographic videos and games. With a school licence, teachers and students have access to the Common Core Portal, quizzes and teacher materials/lesson plans!
Library resource that provides periodical content covering events in U.S. history as well as scholarly work established in the field.
Library resource that provides current and applicable periodical content to aid in career and vocational research -- from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.
Library resource that provides authoritative periodical content addressing both historic and contemporary topics in the fields of war and terrorism.