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Research Databases


We provide access to a wide variety of databases that offer magazine, journal, and newspaper articles.  Research databases on specific subjects such as literature, music, science, business, health, and reader's advisory are offered as well.

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

Freegal offers access to about 9 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists, and over 15,000 music videos.

Use this database to find a particular journal or magazine in an online database. Enter the publication title and this database will link to the appropriate database with full–text, if it is available.

Business Collection provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice. Users will understand the activities of companies and industries worldwide through business and trade publications, complemented by a selection of international, U.S., and regional news publications

Provides access to business and technical publications in the computer, electronics, and telecommunications industries.

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.

Provides periodical and news information for researchers at all levels.

General-interest sources include magazines, children’s magazines, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias, dictionaries, reference books and more.

Full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a variety of personal health information sources.

Delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.

(Learning Express) - Earning a high school equivalency credential shows that you have high-school-level academic skills. It can help open the door to a better job or career, and a college education. Whether you are taking the GED® test, HiSET®, or TASC™, the practice tests, interactive tutorials, and eBooks in this center will help you prepare.

General-interest sources include magazines, children’s magazines, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias, dictionaries, reference books and more.

InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 1,000 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Financial Times (London), The New York Times, The Times (London), USA Today and many others.

Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today's young learners. It's a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.

LearningExpress Library – Learn Something New

Provides the most comprehensive selection of career-oriented and academic resources available to help with job-advancement, career-changes or re-entry into the workforce.  Access over 770 online practice tests and interactive skill building tutorials. Also included are the Job and Career Help Center, the Writing Improvement Program, & Computer Skills Tutorials.

Full-text journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information, and overviews on over 130,000 writers in all disciplines.

Includes approximately 140,000 full-text poems, 800,000 poem citations and excerpts, 7,100 full-text short stories and novels, 3,800 full-text essays, 2,000 full-text speeches and 1,700 full-text plays. It also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs and a glossary.

Through the collaborative efforts of Long Island archives, historical societies, libraries, museums, and organizations, the people of Long Island will have access to the visual and oral record of Long Island history, culture, government and industry through a variety of textual, graphic, and audio content in digital format via the World Wide Web.

Online keyword searchable archive of the Massapequa Post local weekly newspaper, dating from 1951 to 1986.  Archive is also browsable by date and by page number.

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

Combines in one convenient database all the fund and stock information necessary for in-depth research and smart portfolio construction. Research more than 23,000 stocks and mutual funds, build and analyze an investment portfolio, and learn about stocks, mutual funds, and portfolios.