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2-1-1 Long Island

2-1-1 Long IslandThe 2-1-1 Long Island database is a free, online directory of health, human services, and education agencies and programs on Long Island – services for children, teens, adults, families and seniors in both Nassau and Suffolk counties. With detailed information on over 10,000 community resources, 2-1-1 Long Island provides instant, keyword access to essential information for Long Island individuals and organizations.

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Britannica Academic Edition

BOLAE btnBritannica Academic delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. The rich combination of the venerable Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that college students need to consult when conducting thorough collegiate research—all from one resource. Written by Nobel laureates, historians, curators, professors, and other notable experts, Britannica Academic's articles provide trusted information with balanced, global perspectives and insights that users will not find anywhere else.

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Britannica Elementary

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Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject- for all grades PreK- 12 and all reading abilities- offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three seperate databases- Elementary, Middle, or High.

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Britannica Escolar

escolar logoDiscover the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted 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.

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Britannica High

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Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject- for all grades PreK- 12 and all reading abilities- offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three seperate databases- Elementary, Middle, or High.

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Britannica Middle

middle logoBritannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject- for all grades PreK- 12 and all reading abilities- offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three seperate databases- Elementary, Middle, or High.

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Britannica Schools

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Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject- for all grades PreK- 12 and all reading abilities- offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three seperate databases- Elementary, Middle, or High.

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Consumer Reports

CR Better LogoConsumer Reports is one of the most trusted sources for information and advice on consumer products and services. Now includes articles from ConsumerReportsHealth.

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Explora Educator's Edition

Focuses on the needs of teachers and librarians. There are no Topic Overviews in this interface but it does offer professional development resources, lesson plans, research guides, and curriculum standards. Teacher Reference Center is a complimentary database available on this interface. 

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Explora for Public Libraries

For general research & designed for the public library patron in mind. The 5600 Topic Overviews in here as well as the categories, address common public library inquiries about personal finance, do-it-yourself, health, etc.

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Explora for Secondary School Students

This interface replaces Student Research Center as a way to search Middle School and High School level databases. The categories are more specific and pictures more mature. Although Primary Search is available on this interface, keep in mind it searches other databases which target more mature users.

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Explora- For General Research

This database by EBSCO is for schools and public libraries and is designed to meet the unique needs of both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy to use functionality. The database contains 5600 topic overviews in categories.

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Gale General Reference Gold

General Reference Center GOld features 24/7 access to a wide range of full-text titles, indexes, and abstracts from prestigious general-interest sources. Operating on the award-winning Gale InfoTrac platform, it integrates magazines, newspaper articles, children's magazines, almanacs, encyclopedias, dictionaries, reference books, and much more. Content includes more than 4,000 titles in full text, making it easy for researchers to locate answers. This premier resource empowers users by delivering the answers they need. Users will find articles on current events, business and industry trends, arts and sciences, popular culture, sports, hobbies and more. 

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Gale Power Search

Gale PowerSearch is a search platform unlike any other, providing libraries with sophisticated yet simple solutions for mananging a wealth of periodical, reference, multimedia and primary source information

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Gale Research in Context

Created specifically for middle school students, categories cover a range of the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, US and World History, literature and many more. Research in Context provides engaging reference, periodical, and multimedia content supporting national and state curriculum standards for grades 6-12 in language arts, social studies and science.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library offers complete content of book titles from the Gale Group of publishers. The collection includes subject encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference works in more than 15 subject areas. Broad topics include the arts, literature, history, environment, and more.

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General OneFile

General Onefile is a one-stop source for finding news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature, art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.

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ReferenceUSA

ReferenceUSA is used by consumers, researchers and businesses to find detailed directory information on US businesses, residences, doctors and dentists. It contains information from annual reports, 10-Ks and other SEC information. Canadian business and residential directory information is also available.

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