Research

*Please have the barcode on the back of your Library card available to access these tools. Certain tools may also require a Password. If you do not have a Password you will be prompted to create one by entering your chosen password twice.
211 Long Island2-1-1 Long Island Database

The 2-1-1 Long Island Database provides information on over 12,000 Health, Human Service and Educational resources on Long Island. Free, 24/7 access is provided for you to obtain contact information for: child care, counseling services, food and housing assistance, disability services, volunteer opportunities, non-profit organizations, schools, faith organizations, camps and much more.


ancestryAncestry Library Edition (In Library Use ONLY)

Research your family history using one of the Library’s comprehensive genealogical databases- Ancestry Library Edition. You can search U.S. Federal & U.K. Census records, vital and military records, as well as directories, historical stories and maps. Visit the Library to access this online resource.


Consumer Reports*Consumer Reports with Cars

Find product reviews and Ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more from Consumer Reports magazine.


PracticeTestsDMV Practice Tests

The Library in partnership with Driving-Tests.org, a company dedicated to driver safety and education, is now offering FREE DMV practice tests to Library patrons. The new service includes free tests and handbooks, written specifically based on the New York state DMV materials.


BritannicaEncyclopedia Britannica Online

Britannica Online offers all of the articles in the print set plus hundreds more. Explore atlases, interactive timelines, a dictionary, photos, and multimedia clips at age appropriate grade levels. Switch between the Reference Center and the Kids Edition with just the click of a mouse.


flipster*Flipster

Flipster offers top magazines designed for easy readability on your computer or mobile device. Magazine titles include: Cooking Light, Sports Illustrated, People, HGTV Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Entrepreneur and more!


Freegal*Freegal

Over 7 million songs and music videos available for download and streaming. Download 5 songs per week or stream 3 hours of music per day. The choice is yours!

 

Brainfuse *Live Study Help (Brainfuse)
Gain instant access to real tutors available to assist you with your homework needs. Homework Help is available for students in Grades K-12, ESL students and for those acquiring their GED. Log on at the Library or from home 7 days a week from 2 pm to 11 pm.


Live-Brary Downloads*Live-brary Free Downloads
Explore the growing collection of ebooks, audio books, videos and music for adults, teens and children. Use your library card to download to your PC or portable device 24/7, anytime, anywhere!


Live-Brary Research*Live-brary Research
Search magazines (including scholarly journals), newspapers, encyclopedias and more!


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*Lynda.com
Learn a new skill online, in YOUR time! Recognized industry experts teach courses where you could gain the professional skills you need to get hired and advance your careers. Some courses include: business, computers, software and web development as well as photography and design. The difference here is earned certificates may be easily uploaded to your LinkedIn profile!


Mergent*Mergent Online
Search for company data and annual reports on U.S. and International companies. Tap into Mergent Online for the most comprehensive suite of authoritative financial information that is both accurate and timely. Our unique subscription includes Dun & Bradstreet data as well as EDGAR filings dating back to 1993.


MorningstarMorningstar Investment Research Center
Investment Research Center serves all levels of investors with a range of tools and perspectives to help you make informed investment decisions. Obtain data and analysis on over 41,000 investments.


nextreadsNextReads
Get great book suggestions by email! Subscribe to NextReads today! New and forthcoming, gems from the shelves, and sleepers – not just bestsellers. Every newsletter includes recently released titles and, depending on the newsletter, may include related (read-alike) titles, additional thematic suggestions or forthcoming titles.


novelist*Novelist Plus
Are you finding it hard to choose a book to read? Through Novelist Plus you can find book reviews, lists of books in a series, get recommendations based on your favorite titles or authors and more! You can also browse lists of award winning titles, explore titles in different genres such as Romance, Mystery and Adventure and over 50,000 non-fiction titles.


New York Historic Newspapers New York State Historic Newspapers
A centralized, searchable collection of New York’s Newspaper Heritage, including newspapers from Suffolk County, available to you online.


One Click Digital*OneClick digital provides audio titles not available through Live-brary Free Downloads.

 


*Opposing Viewpoints
Opposing ViewpointsOpposing Viewpoints Online delivers authoritative content in a functional way to help you streamline the research process. Retrieve balanced viewpoints (pro/con) from subject experts, full-text articles, view interactive maps, images and videos on headline-grabbing issues to enhance your work. Access this resource today to aid you in understanding and evaluating hot debate topics.


Pronunciator*Pronunciator
A fun and easy way to learn 80 foreign languages using flashcards, speech analysis, music, virtual conversations, quizzes, interactive grammar textbooks, phrasebooks, dictionaries and much more! Use it on a computer, or download their app for your mobile device.


RefUSA*Reference USA
Gain access to this comprehensive & up-to-date reference tool. Satisfy your informational needs by searching any of the following databases: U.S. & Canadian Businesses & Residences, or U.S. Healthcare Providers.

 


Small Engine Repair*Small Engine Repair

Small Engine Repair contains the full set of small engine repair manuals from Clymer. Engines types include: motorcycles, ATVs, personal water craft, snowmobiles, lawn mowers, tractors, snow blowers, generators and more.


Live-braryTopic Guides
Librarians have done the research for you on a wide variety of topics including Careers, Health and Medicine, Law, Travel and more!


World BookWorld Book Online
The World Book Encyclopedia is the premier online general encyclopedia for schools and libraries. It includes more than 26,000 articles as well as more than 12,000 pictures and maps, and 7,000 links to editor-approved Web sites useful in helping students constructively explore topics further.

 

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