Databases and Encyclopedias
Choose a database or online encyclopedia to help with your research.
Remember to cite your sources.
This collection provides a comprehensive view of agriculture and and related fields. Access given to current content that spans the industry -- from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture. from NOVELNY
Biography in Context
Use for people searches (biographies). Check out the new feature where you can listen to the article. Just click on the listen button when you've found an article. Need headphones, come up to the desk!
Criminal Justice Collection
Good source for articles about law or law enforcement. from NOVELNY
Culinary Arts Collection
Contains artices from cooking and nutrition magazines, culinary journals. There are thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information. from NOVELNY
Good source for a variety of topics, especially science.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia- from NOVELNY
General searches, contains link to a dictionary to find definitions of words in articles.
General search, allows for a more advanced search technique. from NOVELNY
Research in Context
Great source for all topics. Check out the new feature where you can listen to the article. Just click on the listen button when you've found an article. Need headphones, come up to the desk!
World Book Encyclopedia
***Click on the link above and choose ADVANCED or STUDENT before searching
HEALTH AND SCIENCE REFERENCE
Environmental Issues and Policy Collection-from NOVELNY
General Science Collection from NOVELNY
Health Reference Center from NOVELNY
SOCIAL STUDIES REFERENCE
***Click on the link above, click ABC-Clio American History Databases.
***Click on database you want to search (American History, Ancient and Medieval Eras, Modern Era, or Understanding Controversy) before searching
America the Beautiful Encyclopedia. from NOVELNY
Points of View
Offers pro and con viewpoints on practically any topic. Helpful for researching for editorials, position papers, and debates.
World History Collection from NOVELNY
Search a variety of national and international newspapers. from NOVELNY
New York State Newspapers
Search a variety of Newspapers published in New York. from NOVELNY
Search professional magazines and periodicals related to education. Click on the publication tab to see which journals are included; it's a pretty extensive list.
Helps you to create a works cited and helps with documentation. Also used for note taking during research.
Search through more then 1,000 of the most popular magazines. from NOVELNY