American Physical Society Journals

The American Physical Society is the world’s second largest organization of physicists and publishes more than a dozen scientific journals including the prestigious Physical Review and Physical Review Letters.

AudioBookCloud

A collection of audiobooks for all ages.

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.

Britannica Secundaria

Geared towards high school students, the leading resource 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.

Business Insights: Essentials

Detailed company and industry news that includes profiles, company histories, brand information, rankings and investment reports, etc.

Comics Plus: Library Edition

The new digital revolution bringing thousands of digital graphic novels and comics are only a click away! Note: Comics Plus now uses your library card and PIN to log in. There is no need to sign up for an account.

ConsumerLab.com

Provides comprehensive information about vitamin, herbal and other supplements, and nutritional products. Includes ConsumerLab.com’s independent product evaluations, test results for ConsumerLab.com selected products and Approved Products from ConsumerLab.com’s Quality Certification Program, product recalls, and safety warnings. A science-based encyclopedia of natural products is also provided, including a drug-interaction database. Note: This database is only accessible in the library

ConsumerLab.com at Home

Provides comprehensive information about vitamin, herbal and other supplements, and nutritional products. Includes ConsumerLab.com’s independent product evaluations, test results for ConsumerLab.com selected products and Approved Products from ConsumerLab.com’s Quality Certification Program, product recalls, and safety warnings. A science-based encyclopedia of natural products is also provided, including a drug-interaction database.

Directory of Open Access Journals

A service that covers free, full-text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

Educator’s Reference Complete

A collection of more than 1,100 peridiocals and 200 reports is a great resource for any educator–from the school teacher and administrator to those studying in the field at the collegiate an graduate level. Educator’s Reference Complete seeks to provide full text for titles in the Eric database and covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty–such as technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing. It also provides insight on issues in administration, funding, and policy.

Essential Online Health Information for Older Adults

This publication provides guidance for older adults on navigating essential online tools to research health topis and evaluate and manage health services. In addition to demonstrating how each resource can be accessed and used, there are tips on internet privacy and general web searching. This publication is offered in conjunction with a series of public presenetations launched at Westchester County’s Senior Law Day, October 2018. Supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement UG4LM012342 with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System.

Firstfind.org

Offers information and links to learning tools for those who want to get their high school equivalency diploma, go to college, learn English, or get a job. Good starting point for teens and adults.

Driving Tests offers free New York State Driver Permit practice tests and driver handbooks. Use to study for your license or get a refresher on the rules of the road. ¿Habla español? Vaya al sitio web y selecciona la pestaña “en español” a la derecha para estudiar para el examen de manejo.

Freading

A downloadable eBook service offered by the Westchester Library System.

Free Music Archive

The Free Music Archive provides free, high-quality, music in a wide range of genres. The content on Free Music Archive is used under various creative commons licenses. The New York State Music Fund provided initial funding for FMA. FMA seeks to maintain a high-quality resource through the use of selected curators who approve or deny all submissions to the collection.

Freegal

A downloadable music service that the Westchester Library System subscribes to. All you need to access the service is your Westchester Library card. Patrons now receive five weekly downloads and three hours of music streaming per day.

Fulton History

A historic newspaper website which contains archives of over 1000 New York newspapers, and some from other states and Canada.

Gale 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.

Gale 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.

Google Books

Search and preview millions of books from libraries and publishers worldwide using Google Book Search. Discover a new favorite or unearth an old classic.

Google News Archive

Search and explore information from historical archives dating back over 200 years. For a quick how-to on using Google News Archive see this post on the Free Technology for Teachers blog.

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.

Hoopla

A new digital media service provided to you, our patron, through which you may access and enjoy nearly half a million titles, from six different formats: Movies, TV, Music Albums, eAudiobooks, eBooks, and Comics/Graphic novels.

Informe Académico

Meets the research needs of Spanish-speaking users with a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America. Informe Académico provides quality reference material–not simply translations of English-language materials–on a powerful, easy-to-use interface configured for Spanish-speaking users, allowing researchers to analyze topics and conduct research in Spanish.

Infotrac Newsstand (Gale)

Full-text newspaper database has several NY newspapers, including the NY Times from 1985-Present, as well as over fifty national and international newspapers. Click here for a title list. (Full-text)

Kanopy

Kanopy offers one of the most unique and compelling collections of film ranging from documentaries, indie and foreign films to must-see classics and blockbuster movies.

Learning Express Library

Helps build skills in math, reading, and grammar. Use this to prepare for exams, including high school equivalency, college entrance, graduate school, career certifications, and licensing. Take practice tests including ACT®, AP®, PSAT®, SAT®, and TASC®. ¿Habla español? Haga clic aquí para obtener los cursos de Learning Express que desarrollan habilidades de lectura y matemáticas.

Learning Upgrade

A fun way to learn reading and math from elementary school through high school level. Short game-like lessons include pictures and music. Select GET STARTED and pick the skill you want to build first – English or Math. Pick a starting level or take a placement test. See these instructions to create your account. A library card is not required. NOTE: Accounts unused for 4 weeks will be deactivated; you will need to restart to continue. Learning Upgrade no está disponible en español, pero este programa es una forma comprobada de aprender inglés. Usa estas instrucciones para registrarse.

Lynda.com (LINKEDIN Learning)

Provides interactive lessons on how to use different types of software to build technology, creative, and business skills. Covers everything from using a search engine to building a website. Note: Lynda.com now registers you with your library card number and PIN. If you previously registered for an account using a password, you will now log in with your PIN.

Mergent Archives

Mergent Archives is an online database featuring a vast, indexed collection of more than a century’s worth of global corporate and industry related documents. This collection contains hundreds of thousands of reports covering over 100 countries and industries. Mergent Archives uses a reliable and easy-to-navigate system designed to meet your historical research needs.

Mergent Archives Home Access

Mergent Archives is an online database featuring a vast, indexed collection of more than a century’s worth of global corporate and industry related documents. This collection contains hundreds of thousands of reports covering over 100 countries and industries. Mergent Archives uses a reliable and easy-to-navigate system designed to meet your historical research needs.

Mergent Intellect

Powered by Hoover’s™, a Dun & Bradstreet Solution, Mergent Intellect is a flexible web-based application that features a deep collection of worldwide business information that enables companies to generate insightful business intelligence.

Mergent Intellect Home Access

Powered by Hoover’s™, a Dun & Bradstreet Solution, Mergent Intellect is a flexible web-based application that features a deep collection of worldwide business information that enables companies to generate insightful business intelligence.

NoveList Plus

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

NYS Newspapers

Collection of ten major newspapers published in New York State, searchable by section, keyword or relevance. (Full-text)

Overdrive

A downloadable audiobook and eBook service offered by the Westchester Library System.

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.

PressReader at Home

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.

PressReader in Library

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.

Project Gutenberg

A collection of free eBooks.

RB Digital Audiobooks

Recorded Books is the largest independent publisher of unabridged audiobooks and a key provider of digital content to the library and school market. Books and Audiobooks titles from major publishing houses are distributed along with exclusive audiobooks titles produced by Recorded Books and narrated by professional, award-winning actors.

RomanceBookCloud

A collection of steamy romance novels for the older crowd.

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.

The Merck Manuals

Offering both the Professional and Consumer versions, The Merck Manuals are one of the world’s most widely used medical information resources. The Manuals have committed to making the best current medical information accessible by up to 3 billion health care professionals and patients on every continent by 2020.

Tutor.com

Offers live online chat and email support for learners of all ages. You can check a homework question, send in an essay for review, prepare for a test, and even have a cover letter or résumé checked. Hay tutores que hablan español. Note: Due to coronavirus, Tutor.com has expanded its tutoring hours from 9:00 am – 10:00 pm, Monday through Friday, until June 15.

University of Fashion

Gives you expert-led video tutorials that guide you in applying creative and critical thinking skills to fashion design, pattern making, and practical sewing projects. Note: A library card is required for home access.

X-Plain Patient Education Health Tutorials

More than 1400 educational videos with basic health information about illnesses or conditions, medical tests and procedures. Versiones en español de este contenido también están disponibles aquí.