Articles & Databases

A collection of indexes to newspapers (including Wall Street Journal) and other periodicals covering business and economics, education, and general subjects.

Contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources.

Full text articles from academic journals covering all major areas of study including: social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and more. 

A free information service that identifies and screens for over 30 City, State, and Federal human service benefit programs. Created and maintained by New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications.

Scholarly articles and primary source documents covering African American history from the 1400s to the present. Contains material from over 400 reference books, classic texts from the Negro University Press, audio clips, timeline, and a searchable index of the WPA slave narratives.

Articles, photos, audio recordings, videos, games, and more about the animal kingdom.  Learn about how different animals sleep, what they eat, and where they live.

State by state history and current events for elementary and middle school students.

Conduct research on American history with more than 16,000 primary and secondary sources, including overview essays, biographies, government and court documents, photos, maps, audio/video clips, and statistics.

Scholarly articles, images, and primary source documents covering American Indian history from the paleolithic to the present. Primary material includes treaties, speeches, and captivity narratives as well as traditional storytelling, a wealth of maps, photographs, and video.

Genealogical research for billions of records from countries all over the world. Get access to census data, military and birth records, directories, social security index, and passenger lists. Now includes important New York State family history records. (Available at public computers at all Brooklyn Public Library locations.)

Description: Primary and secondary sources with in-depth explorations of key topics, and profiles of city-states, countries, and regions of the ancient and medieval world. Includes information on ancient Africa, the ancient Americas, the early Islamic world, ancient and medieval Europe, and early Asian civilization.

Search for either obsolete or existing stocks using a CUSIP number, a stock symbol or the name of the company. (Available at the Business & Career Center and Central Library, Society Science & Technology)

Digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences. (Available only at the Central Library).

Mobile library that handles all types of content: books, historical databases, primary source documents, comic books, graphic novels, audio and video, which are all available through one simple interface.  Users can locate famous primary sources documents from world history or see facsimiles of well known and lesser known literary works from the British Library.

Art history research tool created by the Getty Research Institute. Search by subject, artist, author, article, or journal title.

A comprehensive index to nearly 12 million biographical sketches which lead to more than 2700 volumes and editions of current and retrospective biographical reference books.

8,000 works of short fiction from Africa and the African Diaspora dating back to the earliest times up to contemporary times.

Writings and other archival material from major African American leaders dating back to the 1700s. Formats include correspondences, speeches, leaflets, transcripts, and periodicals.

The works of women writers from Africa and the African Diaspora dating back to the 18th century. Genres include fiction, poetry, personal narratives and nonfiction essays.

Online literacy program that pairs classic Weston Woods storybook films with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic. Users of all ages can read along with the narrator, play educational games, read author biographies, or check out related web links.

Current and archived reviews and articles from the American Library Association’s Booklist magazine. Booklist delivers over 8,000 recommended-only reviews of books, audiobooks, reference sources, video, and DVD titles each year.

Japanese version of Encyclopedia Britannica Online.

Korean version of Encyclopedia Britannica Online.

Chinese version of Encyclopedia Britannica's Online Pocket Encyclopedia.

Brooklyn 's premier newspaper from 1841 to 1955. Every issue of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle from October 26, 1841 to December 31, 1902 is now available online, offering an exciting resource for students, teachers, historians, genealogists, or anyone interested in Brooklyn and American history.  

Find full text to many of the electronic journals held by the Brooklyn Public Library through its online database subscriptions.

Company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, histories, chronologies and periodicals.

Interactive career guidance resource in English and in Spanish. Users can find help with occupational assessment, career exploration, educational planning, and portfolio development.  Learn how to use this resource by watching a video.

Cross searchable collection of more than 100,000 pages of Caribbean poems, plays, novels, short stories, and other materials from the 1900 to the present. Works are in English, French, Haitian Creole, Spanish and Dutch.

Lists changes for corporations and organizations resulting from stock dividends, stock splits, reorganizations, exchanges, liquidations and more, providing the security holder with facts to compute gain or loss in capital. (Available at the Central Library and the Business & Career Center)

Range of demographic information from the United States Census.

A full-text resource of over 500 Chinese popular and scholarly periodicals published in China. Search this Chinese database to find periodical articles for adults, young adults and children.

CIA.gov's collection of free maps of countries of the world. Maps can be downloaded and printed in PDF or JPEG formats.

Media industry leader in public relations software, analytics and news distribution service. Provides more than 1.6 million contacts and includes press release distribution, and social media analytics. (Available at the Business & Career Center)

Self-directed online coding tutorials and courses from basic to advanced computer programming languages.

This database provides cross-reference listings of names, phone numbers and addresses for residential and business addresses in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens. (Available at the Business & Career Center)

A customized selection of journals from the New York State Online Virtual Library database collection relating to communications and mass media. Journal coverage is from 1980 to the present.

A customized selection of journals from the New York State Online Virtual Library database collection relating to communications and mass media. Journal coverage is from 1980 to the present.

Full-text and authoritative research on key business management from The Conference Board, a business membership and research group organization.  Topics include workforce planning, governance, economics, markets, risk management, and organizational design. (This collection is only available at the  Central Library and the Business & Career Center, and the 58 branches of the Brooklyn Public Library)

U.S. Congress legislation, Congressional Record debates, Members of Congress, legislative process educational resources presented by the Library of Congress.

Search for works that are available to the public for free and legal sharing, use, repurposing, and remixing. Formats include photographs, graphics, video, scholarly articles, books, and music. 

A customized selection of journals from the New York State Online Virtual Library database collection relating to criminal justice. Journal coverage is from 1980 to the present.

Explore the life of ordinary people through history and around the world.  Research topics like food and cooking, celebrations, clothes, romance, work, religion, housing, language, and social customs. 

Federal open government data site that provides data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more. Datasets provided for a variety of topics including agriculture, business, education, and manufacturing.

Website and easy-to-use visualization engine of public US Government data, designed in part by MIT Media Lab.

A single point of access to millions of items—photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more—from libraries, archives, and museums around the United States. Includes digital exhibitions curated by the DPLA’s content partners and staff.

Free service that offers full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

A customized selection of journals from the New York State Online Virtual Library database collection relating to the diversity studies. Journal coverage is from 1980 to the present.

Search, read, and download eBooks in different subject areas, including business, career, classic literature, etc.

Access Brooklyn Public Library’s collection of digital books, magazines and reference library, available to download wirelessly to your device.

Artículos con texto completo de revistas, diarios y revistas académicas, índices generales, y otros recursos en ambos Español e Inglés. EBSCOhost Español tiene una función de traducción, pero no es garantizado obtener una traducción completamente exacta.

Electronic version of Britannica's Enciclopedia Universal en en Español.

Encyclopedia Britannica's French language encyclopedia.

An in-depth reference resource for older students and adults. Includes articles, web links, and information on worldwide current events.

Electronic version of the Encyclopedia Britannica.

Children's version of the Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Includes a dictionary, an atlas, timelines, and information on writing reports.

The latest version of the classic reference source.

Electronic version of Britannica's Enciclopedia Juvenil

Provides comprehensive, multilingual information for every named species on Earth and gathers, generates, and shares knowledge in an open, freely accessible and trusted digital resource.  Includes articles, images, and tools for further education.

A customized selection of journals from the New York State Online Virtual Library database collection relating to environmental studies and environmental policy. Journal coverage is from 1980 to the present.

EPOCH is a website that allows anyone to create and publish a free obituary online and in the process involve the community in building their own collection of local history.

Online digital library of education research and information. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.

Web portal to the digital resources of many European museums, libraries, archives and audio-visual collections. Collections' formats include books, paintings, films, objects, sound recordings and archival records.

 

Free online access to official Federal Government publications provided by Government Printing Office.

A customized selection of journals from the New York State Online Virtual Library database collection relating to the fine arts and music. Journal coverage is from 1980 to the present.  

Get access to major magazines and journals to read on your smartphone, tablet, or PC.  For instructions, please use this link.  To get the free Flipster app, search for "Flipster" in either Google Play or  Apple's App Store

An online database that provides detailed information about more than 100,000 U.S. foundations and corporate donors and over 2 million grants. (Available at the Business & Career Center and the Society, Science, and Technology Division of the Central Library).

A comprehensive source of funding for students, researchers, marketers and other individual grant seekers. Provides contact and basic factual information on the largest nonprofit organizations in the United States. (Available at the Business & Career Center and the Society, Science, and Technology Division of the Central Library.)

Read e-books and watch online videos based on titles from the Cornerstones of Freedom nonfiction American history book series.  Includes report and project ideas, quizzes, and lesson plans.

Access to Brooklyn Public Library’s collection of Gale/Cengage reference ebooks, which can be searched simultaneously or individually. Topics include biography, business, fashion, history, law, literature, medicine, religion, science, and social science.

A customized selection of journals from the New York State Online Virtual Library database collection relating to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues. Journal coverage is from 1980 to the present.

News and periodical articles on a wide range of topics.

A customized selection of journals from the New York State Online Virtual Library database collection relating to general science. Journal coverage is from 1980 to the present.

Career and workplace community where users can find and anonymously share salary details about specific careers and jobs for specific employers or company and interview reviews describing life on the inside of an employer.

The Global Insights link on this database offers a wealth of information about international business. There is data on over 200 countries, the 50 states as well as two dozen industry sectors.

Curates, verifies and translates trending news and stories across the Internet, from blogs, independent press and social media in 167 countries.

Searchable database with questions and answers on many sexual health topics. Supported by a team of Columbia University health promotion specialists, health care providers, and other health professionals, along with a staff of information and research specialists and writers.

The U.S. Treasury Department's Go Direct public education campaign is helping educate federal benefit recipients about the new electronic payments requirement and what it means for them.

Discover exhibits and collections from museums and archives all around the world. Explore cultural treasures in extraordinary detail, from hidden gems to masterpieces.

Full text articles, indexes and abstracts from scholarly, government and general titles relating to the environment. Areas include global warming, climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

Access to information from medical reference materials. Includes journals, pamphlets, and videos.

Genealogical tool that includes U.S. Federal Census records 1790-1930, family and local history books, articles from local history and genealogical periodicals, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, the Freedman's Bank Records 1865-1874, and Congressional records. 

Online directory of free and low cost health and social services programs.

This database links over 15,000 consumer brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provided by manufacturers and allows scientists and consumers to research products based on chemical ingredients. A project of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

Database provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to assist in finding subsidized apartments in New York State.

A customized selection of journals from the New York State Online Virtual Library database collection relating to information and library science. Journal coverage is from 1980 to the present.

Full-text database consisting of several New York State newspapers as well as over 1,000 major regional, national, and local newspapers from other parts of the United States.

Get step-by-step, user created instructions on how to make just about anything. Examples include instructions on building a digital microscope or sewing a zipper.

Online library of scores, sheet music, and recordings of public domain works as well as copyrighted works donated by contemporary composers and musicians.

Internet library offering permanent access to digitally formatted historical collections. Includes texts, audio, moving images, and archived web pages. Additionally, it is the online provider for the Steven Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library.

This is the National Association of U.S. Investment Companies. Here you can get statistical data on retirement plans and investors in the investment company industry as well as news releases and information on the fund industry (closed-end funds, mutual funds, ETFs etc.) (Available at the Business & Career Center & Central Library, Society Science & Technology.)

JSTOR offers researchers the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. The journals archived in JSTOR span many disciplines. This service is available at the Brooklyn Public Library's Central Library only.  Learn how to use this resource by watching a video.

Offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. Subjects include math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more.

Exciting database 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.

Provides over 31,000 encyclopedia articles, 6,000 Web links, 25,000 periodical articles, 800 videos, animations, and sounds, 400 interactive maps, 100 3-D bubble views, and much more.

Scholarly articles and primary source documents covering Latino American history and culture from the 1400s to the present.

This is the new Learning Express Library learning platform.  Like Learning Express Library, Learning Express Library 3.0 has practice test and other study materials for the GED, HiSET, TASC, GRE, SAT, elementary school and middle school standardized tests, civil service, technical, and other professional exams.  Please note,  the platform has changed, you will need to create a new username and password.  Learn how to use this resource by viewiing this Learning Express Library Tutorial

Description: An online collection of literary criticism.  Based upon well known reference series like Contemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Poetry Criticism.  Conduct research on authors and their works, as well as articles on multiple eras, genres, and regions.

Online resource for research on literary topics, authors, and their works. Coverage includes all genres and disciplines, all time periods, and all regions of the world.

Full text online editions of classic poems, short stories, essays, plays, and speeches.

lynda.com is an online learning platform that offers over 3,000 courses (and over 130,000 videos) in subjects including business, software, design. Courses are delivered by engaging instructors who are experts in their fields.  All BPL library cardholders can access Lynda.com content from any computer with an Internet connection simply by entering your BPL library card barcode and 4-digit PIN.

Learn a new language or brush up current skills.  Contains 52 non-English language learning courses including Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, and Vietnamese as well as 17 English courses for non-English speakers.  There is a mobile app to use to learn on the go and there are feature films to complement select courses.

Searchable catalog of U.S. government publications from July 1976 - present. Access to Congressional Research Service reports that are in the public domain.
(Access Only at BPL Locations)

Full text articles covering a broad range of subjects including general reference, business, education, health, general science and multicultural issues.  Learn how to use this resource by watching a video.

National Library of Medicine’s database of health information for consumers and health professionals. Includes information on over 750 health topics, drugs and supplements, medical encyclopedia, dictionaries, interactive tutorials, and surgery videos. Also includes health information in over 40 languages.

MedlinePlus le ayuda encontrar las respuestas que usted busca en temas de salud. MedlinePlus ha recopilado la informacion mas confiable proveniente de fuentes autorizadas tales como la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina y los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud, asi como otras agencias gubernamentales y organizaciones de servicios para la salud. MedlinePlus tambien le ofrece mucha informacion sobre medicamentos, una enciclopedia medica ilustrada, programas interactivos para el paciente y las mas recientes noticias acerca de la salud.

Kids, this page is for you. Learn about everything from how the body works to what happens when you go to the hospital. There are quizzes, games and lots of cool web sites for you to explore. Have fun!

Database created by Memorial Sloan Kettering's Integrative Medicine Service to provide evidence-based information about herbs, botanicals, supplements, and more.

Provides market research reports with analysis of consumer markets, companies and brands. (Available only at the Business & Career Center)

This resource serves a range of users, from basic financial planning and investment advice to sophisticated portfolio analysis. It offers up-to-date independent analysts' opinions and in-depth data on thousands of stocks, mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, and concise reports that are found in the print version of Morningstar Mutual Funds.  Can be accessed from the Central Library and  Business & Career Center as well as 3 offsite users. 

Online collection of streaming music from publisher Alexander Street Press. Search and find music across different music genres including classical, jazz, opera, world music, blues, and folk.

Nearly 50,000 tracks of African American music from after Reconstruction through the Civil Rights Movement. Top genres include jazz, blues, and gospel. Features material from the Library of Congress' Archive of Folk Culture.

Index of The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, and The Washington Post.

Resource including reference, current events, maps, photos, flags, web links and homework help. For elementary readers and up.

An in-depth science resource that includes animal and plant worlds, astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, energy, environment, human life, math, physics, and technology. Includes instructions for science projects.

Locate information on New York City's public schools. Search by borough, grade, school name, and zip code.

Search and browse digital collections about New York State's extensive history. Includes material from over 160 collections like letters, diaries, photographs, newspapers, and maps.

Provides landlord-tenant court decisions as far back as 1993, including cases from the NYC Civil Court, NYS Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR), and NYC Environmental Control Board. It is a searchable by topic, plaintiff and defendant names, docket number, etc.  (Available at the Business & Career Center, & Central Library, Society Science & Technology.)

Lists New York State bidding opportunities for contracts greater than $15,000. (Available at the Business & Career Center, & Central Library, Society Science & Technology.)

Description: Legislative information related to both houses of the New York State Legislature. Look up bill text, summaries, committee agendas, and voting records

Selected coverage of major and local New York State newspapers. Includes the New York Observer, the New York Post and Newsday.

Database of unclaimed funds compiled by the Office of the New York State Comptroller.

Search full text articles and find page images from the New York Times archival collection. (Available only from the Central Library).  Learn how to use this resource by watching a video.

Digitized coverage going back to 2008.  Users can navigate by publication, title, date, and page number. Includes high quality replications of photos, graphs, and tables.  (This service does not include a search function).

Age-appropriate and leveled news articles and Common Core–aligned quizzes, with new articles every day.

Find good books and audiobooks for adults, whether fiction or nonfiction.  This online resources includes reading recommendations from librarians and other book professionals as well as reviews from fellow readers.

Find good books and audiobooks for children, kindergartners to eight graders, for both nonfiction and fiction readers.  This online resource includes reading recommendations from children's librarians and other book professionals as well as reviews from other readers.

Free encyclopedias, research tools, eBooks and more courtesy of the New York Online Virtual Electronic Library.

Access to full text articles concerning nursing and other health related from over 1,100 journals.

Online tool that includes information on every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country.

Searchable database of datasets/data generated by various New York City agencies and other City organizations available for public use.

American Museum of Natural History’s online resource for science learning & exploration.  Includes interactive online activities and suggestions for hands-on activities offline. Connects facts to real-world applications and current issues.

Get the first few chapters of newly released business books, via your email. Visit the site and you can sign up today.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context covers today’s social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change. Helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

A guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of more than 600,000 words in English from current speech to past usage. Available at the Central Library.

Free digital multimedia content on a variety of topics including STEM, Arts, ELA, Health, and Social Studies.  Includes activities, assignment and project ideas, and other interactive components for self-directed learning.

Access to publications, data and methodologies of The Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan American think tank which  provides information on social issues, public opinion, and demographic trends shaping the United States and the world.

This is the online version of the Plunkett directories; it lists contacts & business development data as well as industry statistics, trends and in-depth analysis of top companies. (Can be accessed from the Business & Career Center, Central Library, Society Science & Technology, as well as 48 offsite users.)

A customized selection of popular magazines from the New York State Online Virtual Library database collection. Magazine coverage is from 1980 to the present.

Quickly locate population data for both national and international locations. Includes information on income, housing prices, and labor force.

The best of online learning activities curated by educators andorganized by subject, grade and Common Core standard. Educators can create playlists of activities tailored to their lessons and invite students to a "class" with a code and track their students' progress. Students can create an avatar and "level up" the more they play. Parents can also log in and connect with their children to set goals and rewards for them. Create a free login to get started.

Articles and abstracts from academic journals for professional educators.

Comprehensive full-text access to indexed and peer reviewed humanities and social sciences journals. Sole source of complete versions of titles from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies. (Available only at the Central Library).

This site combines proprietary data with public data. View the comprehensive listing of a given property including its sale history, ownership information, zoning etc. Foreclosure listings and comparable sales along with phone numbers and maps are also available. (Available at the Business & Career Center, & Central Library, Society Science & Technology.)  

A customized selection of journals from the New York State Online Virtual Library database collection relating to psychology. Journal coverage is from 1980 to the present.

Public Health Reports is the bimonthly journal of the U.S. Public Health Service.  It contains peer-reviewed articles intended for a non-specialist audience, and is electronically accessible in full text from 2001 to the present. (Available at the Central Library only).

A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. Areas include medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care, and pre-clinical sciences.

Provides corporate, small business, and residential listings for marketing and job seeking purposes.  To learn more about using this resource, check out this video tutorial.

A customized selection of journals from the New York State Online Virtual Library database collection relating to religion and philosophy. Journal coverage is from 1980 to the present.

This database lists 6,000 American men and women with an estimated net worth of $25 million or more. Can be accessed from the Central Library and Business & Career Center

An online collection of classical and current literary criticism of the world’s most-studied literature from Salem Literature’s popular reference series. Focuses on both an individual author’s entire body of work or on a single work of literature.

Are large-scale plans that include information such as the outline of each building, the size, shape etc. It also gives street names, sidewalk and street widths, property boundaries and house and block numbers. These colored digital maps allow for greater flexibility of use and improved viewing possibilities. Users have the ability to easily manipulate the maps, magnify and zoom in on specific sections. (Available at the Business & Career Center).

Advice, help and information about teen sexuality.

Includes the Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, and The New Book of Knowledge.

Searches over 60 databases and over 2200 selected websites from 15 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results.

Covers major science areas like Earth Science, Space, Life Science, Human Body, Physics, and Engineering, with general overviews and articles for deeper understanding.  Includes videos, project ideas, experiments, quizzes, and information about careers in science.  Complements the Next Generation Science Standards. 

Free digital interactive tool that instructs on how to create stories, games and animation using code.  Scratch is designed especially for ages 8 to 16, but is used by people of all ages.  Scratch is used in more than 150 different countries and available in more than 40 languages.

Simply Map provides demographic, business, and marketing data down to the local level, allowing users to create reports and maps with hundreds of demographic, business and marketing variables.  (Available at the Business & Career Center, & Central Library, Society Science & Technology.)

A customized selection of journals from the New York State Online Virtual Library database collection relating to small business. Journal coverage is from 1980 to the present.

Provides business information on all areas of opening, operating, and maintaining a small business including financing, management, marketing, and accounting.

Full-text database focusing on sporting goods and sports marketing industry. Provides market research and industry news on all aspects of the industry including sports equipment sales, sports participation, broadcasting and sponsorship. Coverage: 1996 to the present, updated daily.  (Available at the Business & Career Center)

Compiles lists of newspapers, consumer magazines, trade magazines, websites and additional media outlets.  Entries for these outlets list their advertising rates, contact and demographic information about the publications readership. This database also contains the Nielsen Segmentation & Market Solutions consumer research tool. (Available from all Brooklyn Public Library public computers.)

Integrates data on over 80,000 topics from over 18,000 sources into a single professional platform.  Statista.com provides direct access to quantitative data categorized into 21 market sectors such as media, business, finance, and politics.  (Available at the Business & Career Center and Central Library, Society Science & Technology)

Contains primary documents, biographies, topical essays, background information, critical analyses, full-text coverage of 200 magazines, over 10,000 photographs and illustrations and more than 8 hours of audio and video clips.

Primary and secondary sources with in-depth explorations of key topics, and profiles of city-states, countries, and regions of the ancient and medieval world. Includes information on ancient Africa, the ancient Americas, the early Islamic world, ancient and medieval Europe, and early Asian civilization.

Legislative information collected and organized by the Library of Congress. Provides more detailed information of the legislative process than does the Congressional Record.

Read and listen to e-books and watch videos online based on titles from the Trueflix nonfiction book series.  Also look up project ideas, extra information, and lesson plans for teachers and others.

Watch and read-a-long with this collection of animated, talking picture books.

UNdata Easy way to search and download across multiple United Nations' databases. Includes current information on populations, trade, standard of living, and the environment.

Data collection about how United States tax dollars are spent. Developed as part of the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (Transparency Act).

The Value Line Investment Survey (Large, Small and Mid Cap Equities) is a source of information and advice on stocks, industry, and the economy. The analyst's written commentary, up-to-date statistics  and the and the wide variety of stock "screens" are designed to help investors identify attractive stocks for their portfolios. Can be accessed at the Business & Career Center as well as 3 offsite users.

Helps to learn new words, play games to improve vocabulary, and explore language.

A customized selection of journals from the New York State Online Virtual Library database collection relating to psychology. Journal coverage is from 1980 to the present.

Digitized coverage going back to 2008.  Users can navigate by publication, title, date, and page number. Includes high quality replications of photos, graphs, and tables.  (This service does not include a search function, so users are advised to refer to the ABI Inform database and do a publication search for the Wall Street Journal in order to search by selected keyword and subject terms.)

Provides investment advice and information gleaned from interviews with CEOs and analysts who offer comments on specific equities, specific industries, finance and investing. (Available at the Business & Career Center and Central Library, Society Science & Technology)

Collection of links to direct access to individual state and territory agency information. This will assist in locating information on birth records, death records, marriage records, etc.

Primary materials from countries and cultures around the world from the United Nations collections.

Primary and secondary sources focused on nearly 200 countries, giving information on each nation's location, people, and culture; recent and early history; politics; and economy; plus more than 600 maps, including political and topographical by country and world region.

Primary and secondary sources with in-depth explorations of key topics, and profiles of city-states, countries, and regions of the ancient and medieval world. Includes information on ancient Africa, the ancient Americas, the early Islamic world, ancient and medieval Europe, and early Asian civilization.

Primary and secondary sources that cover matters of belief, practice, celebrations, and holidays; important individuals and events; significant and sacred places. Includes articles on topics such as agnosticism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and Shintoism, as well as entries on religion in every country.

OCLC catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide