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Research Tools

Magazines, Newspapers & Journals

  • Academic OneFile – The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals – A service that covers free, full-text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.
  • Flipster – Access digital editions of popular magazines: Vanity Fair, Travel & Leisure, The New Yorker, Men’s Health, Entrepreneur, ARTnews, The Week, Wired, O The Oprah Magazine, 25 Beautiful Homes, Forbes, Consumer Reports, Cosmopolitan, Bon Appetit and The Atlantic.
  • Gannett Newsstand Complete (ProQuest) – Contains over 85 Gannett newspapers, 6 of which are New York newspapers. These include the Ithaca Journal, Poughkeepsie Journal, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Journal News (White Plains), Press and Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton) and Star-Gazette (Elmira).
  • General OneFile – A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.
  • Infotrac Newsstand (Gale) – Full-text newspaper database has several NY newspapers, including the NY Times from 1995-Present, as well as over fifty national and international newspapers. Click here for a title list. (Full-text)
  • National Newspaper Index – Indexes New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post.
  • NYS Newspapers – Collection of ten major newspapers published in New York State, searchable by section, keyword or relevance. (Full-text)
  • PressReader News & Magazines – Delivers an endless stream of top news stories to read, discuss and share. Get full issues of thousands of top newspapers and magazines just as they appear in print.

 

Business Research

  • Business Insights: Essentials – Detailed company and industry news that includes profiles, company histories, brand information, rankings and investment reports, etc.
  • Learning Express Library(Greenburgh Library Card required) Register as a new user to gain access to a completely new platform that offers all of the same great content found in version 2.0 with improved functionality; easier-to-use navigation; new interactive tutorials with integrated assessments; individualized prescriptive learning study plans; detailed guidance; tests with multiple modes for study; and score reports with recommendations for additional study. Your login from version 2.0 will not work on this platform.
  • Morningstar   Home Access – Morningstar.com Library Edition offers proprietary stock and mutual fund analysis, screening tools and portfolio-building features to library patrons. Access remotely from home and in the library.
  • Reference USA – (Access In-Library, or from home with a Greenburgh Library card) Reference USA is an online business and consumer information service which offers access to over 24 million businesses and 262 million consumers.  Use it to look for sales leads, find new business opportunities, conduct market research, locate out of town companies, find executive names/titles and conduct job searches.

 

Encyclopedias, Reference & Health

  • Amazing Animals of the World (Grolier) – is for elementary school students and includes facts and photos for over 1,200 animals.
  • America the Beautiful (Grolier) – is for elementary and middle school students and includes articles on US cities, states and Presidents.
  • Encyclopedia Americana (Grolier) – In-depth information for older students and adults.
  • Health Reference Center Academic – Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac’s award-winning Health Reference Center.
  • Health Tutorials – More than 300 educational videos with basic health information about illnesses or conditions, medical tests and procedures.
  • Lands and Peoples (Grolier) – for middle and high school students and includes articles on countries, cultures and current events. It also includes an atlas and almanacs.
  • Multimedia Encyclopedia (Grolier) – Quick-reference with rich media for middle-school and higher.
  • New Book of Knowledge (Grolier) – Reference and current events for elementary school and higher.
  • The New Book of Popular Science (Grolier) – is for middle and high school students and includes articles in the areas of science, technology and medicine.
  • La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre (Grolier) – a Spanish language encyclopedia written from a Latin American perspective.
  • Oxford Islamic Studies Online – 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 as new content is commissioned and approved under the guidance of the Editor in Chief, John L. Esposito. This database has been made possible thanks to the Bridging Cultures Grant. Please note: Home access is not available.

 

For Students

  • Amazing Animals of the World (Grolier) – For elementary school students. Includes facts and photos for over 1,200 animals.
  • America the Beautiful (Grolier) – For elementary and middle school students. Includes articles on US cities, states and Presidents.
  • eLibrary Elementary – For elementary students. Contains over 140 magazines and books as well as the American Heritage Dictionary.
  • Kids InfoBits – Designed especially for students in kindergarten through grade five. Complete with an engaging, developmentally appropriate graphic interface, premier reference content and the best magazines for elementary students, Kids InfoBits addresses the way kids learn and conduct research.
  • Lands and Peoples (Grolier) – For middle and high school students. Includes articles on countries, cultures and current events. It also includes an atlas and almanacs.
  • Learning Express Library(Greenburgh Library Card required) Register as a new user to gain access to a completely new platform that offers all of the same great content found in version 2.0 with improved functionality; easier-to-use navigation; new interactive tutorials with integrated assessments; individualized prescriptive learning study plans; detailed guidance; tests with multiple modes for study; and score reports with recommendations for additional study. Your login from version 2.0 will not work on this platform.
  • Multimedia Encyclopedia (Grolier) – Quick-reference with rich media for middle-school and higher.
  • New Book of Knowledge (Grolier) – Reference and current events for elementary school and higher.
  • The New Book of Popular Science (Grolier) – For middle and high school students. Includes articles in the areas of science, technology and medicine.
  • Secrets of the Sequences: Video series on the Life Sciences – 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.

 

Genealogy

  • Ancestry.com – (In-Library access only) Includes U.S. Federal census, American genealogical biographical index, immigration list index and more.

 

Readers’ Advisory

  • NoveList – Reader-focused features such as reading recommendations, series information, book reviews, book jackets, and more.