Reference, Magazines and Newspapers

REFERENCE, MAGAZINES and NEWSPAPERS

REFERENCE

  • Britannica Academic – Includes Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools
  • DPLA – The Digital Public Library of America brings together the America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world.
  • ERIC (ProQuest) – The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) is the world’s most widely used index to educational-related literature.  ERIC is the largest education database in the world—containing over one million records of journal articles, research reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, and books.
  • Explora Educator’s Edition  – Content relevant to teachers, including lessons plans, curriculum standards, and other professional development resources.
  • Explora for General Research (EBSCO) – Search multiple topics and sources suitable for general research.
  • Gale eBooks – A vast source for eReference with over 7,000 authoritiave titles in 18 subject areas.  Includes full-text.
  • Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints – This database helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
  • Gale General OneFile – A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology and more. Includes full-text and peer-reviewed materials.
  • Gale OneFile: Informe Academico – Informe Académico proporciona acceso a periódicos y revistas especializadas de lengua española y portuguesa. La base de datos ofrece una amplia gama de contenidos sobre América Latina. Informe Académico provides access to Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines. The database offers a wide range of content both from and about Latin America.
  • Informe Academico (Gale) – A multidisciplinary collection of over 904 publications.  The majority of the publications are in Spanish.
  • Power Search (Gale) – This platform offers comprehensive access to authoritative reference, periodical and primary source information.
  • Primary Search (EBSCO) – Full-text for over 80 elementary school magazines as well as the Encyclopedia of Animals, and Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, the American Heritage Children’s Dictionary , photos, maps and flags.
  • Research Library (ProQuest) – Provides one-stop access to more than 4,000 periodicals from a diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 academic disciplines.
  • Sanborn Maps – Delivers detailed property and landuse records that depict how a town/city has changed overtime.
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  • World Book – An encyclopedia reference including World Book Kids, World Book Student, World Book Advanced and Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos.
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«Grants»

As part of its Central Library Services, the Foundation Center is at the Levittown Public Library.  There are three different databases available in-house: Foundation Directory Online, Foundation Grants to Individuals Online and Philanthropy In/Sight.  The Foundation Center also maintains a website at www.foundationcenter.org.

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MAGAZINES

  • Consumer Reports – An expert, independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to work for a fair, just, and safe marketplace for all consumers and to empower consumers to protect themselves.
  • Full Text Finder (EBSCO) – An alphabetical listing of EBSCO titles. «BML barcode required»
  • Gale General OneFile – A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology and more. Includes full-text and peer-reviewed materials.
  • ProQuest – Indexing millions of documents from thousands of sources, covering the arts, business, health & medicine, history, literature & language, science & technology from newspapers, dissertations and theses, scholarly journals, television and radio broadcasts, wire and press releases, books, government documents and archives and maps.  Includes full-text.
  • RB Digital – Offers full-color digital magazines for anytime and anywhere. Your library’s collection of popular digital magazines includes both new and backlist titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits.
  • Zinio – A digital newsstand and bookstore featuring titles such as Art News, Bloomberg Businessweek, Esquire, Newsweek Prevention, Rolling Stone, Town and Country, Women’s Day and more.

NEWSPAPERS

  • Bellmore Herald – Find information on community issues and events, business, education, government and more.
  • Black Newspapers (ProQuest) – Access to news from 1989 – present sourced from esteemed Black newspapers across the U.S. including the Afro-American Red Star, Call & Post, Chicago Defender, Houston Post, Michigan Chronicle, Muslim Journal, New Journal & Guide, New York Amsterdam News and Los Angeles Sentinel.
  • Gale OneFile: News – An innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields.  Includes full-text.
  • New York State Newspapers – Newspapers from around New York State including: Glens Falls Post-Star, New York Times, New York Observer, New York Post, and Newsday.
  • Newsbank: LI Collection – Find Long Island community information on topics related to business, education, government, people in the news, politics and more with dozens of New York state sources including the Bellmore Herald Life, Glen Cove Record Pilot, Gold Coast Gazette, Merrick Herald Life, Nassau Herald and others. 
  • Newsday – Complete access to Newsday.com. «Onsite at BML»
    Newsday – Long Island and New York City News.
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  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Times – Issues from 1851 – 2009.
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  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Newsday – Issues from 1940 – 1984.
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  • ProQuest Newspapers: New York Times – Local, regional and international news.
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  • ProQuest Newspapers: Wall Street Journal – Business and financial news.
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  • ProQuest US Newsstream – Incorporates the U.S. Newsstream, Canadian Newsstream, and International Newsstream databases.
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