Research and Online Resources

We provide access to a wide variety of online resources for your educational, entertainment, and research needs . . . 

We offer eBooks, Audiobooks, streaming video, graphic novels, music, and educational resources for kids.

Research databases on literature, science, business, health, and reader's advisory are offered.

Our online resources are listed below with descriptions in alphabetical order.  For your convenience they are also listed by subject.

The 2-1-1 Long Island database is a free, online directory of health, human services, and education agencies and programs on Long Island – services for children, teens, adults, families and seniors in both Nassau and Suffolk counties. With detailed information on over 10,000 community resources, 2-1-1 Long Island provides instant, keyword access to essential information for Long Island individuals and organizations.

Online research for beginning readers including information on Animals, Biographies, and STEAM.

The American Board of Medical Specialists (ABMS) is a not for profit organization comprising 24 medical specialty boards. This reference tool provides certification status and professional information on physicians.

Live one-to-one resume and job search help with a career specialist. Adult learners can also get customized help in preparing for the GED, the citizenship test, or going back to school. Available from 2-10 P.M. SkillsCenter Resource Library is available 24/7! - includes thousands of worksheets, tutorials, study guides and more!

An online diagnostic and repair resource for automobiles. This database provides manufacturers’ automotive repair manuals dating back to 1982, complete with maintenance schedules, illustrated diagnosis procedures, and technical service bulletins and recall notices, updated daily.


To login, the username is "nassautemp" and password is "nassautemp".

Ancestry Library Edition – Access Genealogical Records of Billions

A comprehensive genealogy resource center including census, vital, church, court and immigration records.

AudioBook Cloud provides a collection of streaming audio books for library users. They are given unlimited remote access to this collection . . .

AudioBookCloud is accessible from anywhere - a computer or device with an Internet connection is the only necessity!

Includes Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools.

Discover the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. New features make it more valuable than ever for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish.

Company and industry information, articles, and statistical data. Business owners, entrepreneurs, marketing professionals, investors, students, and general researchers can explore real-world applications and develop analytical skills.

Interactive career guide featuring multimedia interviews with real people in every career, in-depth occupational profiles and information on colleges and universities.

(Learning Express) - Strengthen your academic skills and prepare for placement tests and graduate school entrance exams here.

(Learning Express) - Practice tests, interactive tutorials, and eBooks to help you prepare for college success.

(LearningExpress) - Computers are used to look for jobs, find information and to stay in touch with friends and family. LearningExpress Computer Skills are dynamic online multimedia tutorials that help patrons and students learn the fundamentals of the computer, the internet and popular software applications. Learn how to use today's most popular computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Office, and more. Lessons are also available for understanding your operating system (Windows and Mac) and learning computer graphics and illustration.

Consumer Reports – Unbiased Product Reviews

Consumer Reports provides thorough product information and evaluates a wide array of products from automobiles to microwave ovens. Features reviews of cars, appliances, electronics, health, finance, product recalls and more.

Resumes made easy! Welcome to Cypress Resume, the online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes in three quick and simple steps.

Duolingo is a free website and mobile app you can use to learn commonly-spoken languages, including ESL (English as a Second Language), in a game-like setting. Challenge yourself to devote as little as five minutes a day learning your language, and earn badges for completing skill sets. To save and track your progress, you will need to set up a personal account using an email address and a password you can remember. There is also an educational version, Duolingo for Schools, that allows teachers to work with students in a group setting and track their progress online.

Search EBSCOhost for information on business, health, current events, arts, science and entertainment from magazines and newspapers.

Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject. For all grades and reading abilities. It offers thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audi clips, priimary sources, maps, research tools, and reocommended websites in three separate databases - Elementary, Middle and High.

Ensure student and educator success with EBSCO’s new interface for schools and public libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.