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Database of the Month,  May 2016

Learning Express Library College Prep Center (Provided by CEFLS Libraries)

Study for your college tests anywhere, with Learning Express College Prep Center! Forget buying expensive test books! You have free access here to practice tests, starting with PSAT and on up to AP, SAT and ACT tests. You can also get help with writing College Application Essays! Establish a free account and ace those tests! View a Tutorial





General, Multi-subject Health and Medicine
Newspapers History and Social Sciences
Art and Music Language Learning
Business Literature, Libraries and Books
Jobs and Careers Science and Technology
Do It Yourself - Practical Information K12 Student and Youth Resources
Genealogy Taxes and Government

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Featured Databases

Learning Express Logo3.0 (Provided by CEFLS Libraries)

The latest version of the most-loved and now more powerful online learning resource for academic and career development! Upgraded features in LearningExpress Library 3.0 include a sleek new format and user interface that provides easier access to content. Practice for academic and career tests and improve your scores! View a Tutorial

Opposing Viewpoints in Context delivers 13,000+ pro/con views, 1,000+ court case overviews, and thousands more topic overviews, biographies and profiles. Topic areas include Science, Global Issues, History, and Biography. Teachers can search by state and national curriculum standards for materials to use in the classroom.

Byki logoA powerful new online language-learning system designed specifically for use by the patrons of public libraries. Study for your next trip, brush up for a business meeting, or enrich your home schooling with this great resource.

NoveList Plus (Provided by CEFLS Libraries)

NoveList Plus Logo Using NoveList Plus, you can search among hundreds of thousands of popular fiction and readable nonfiction titles, and also retrieve author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides, and more. View a Tutorial

NoveList Plus K-8 (Provided by CEFLS Libraries)

NoveList Plus K-8 Logo This resource introduces both teachers and students to new books,  encouraging independent reading and helping students think more about why a particular story appeals to them.

eLibrary Elementary from Proquest

eLibrary Elementary — the ultimate elementary full-text reference resource — tailors all the media types and search functionality of eLibrary for the young reader and researcher. It's an easy-to-use general reference database designed specifically to engage and guide younger students. Students of all ages use eLibrary Elementary's powerful, yet engaging and easy-to-use search interface to find the answers they need from more than 390 magazines, newspapers, books, and transcripts—plus thousands of maps, images, educator-approved websites from Homework Central®, and audio/video titles, all selected as appropriate for elementary school studies.  

Watertown Daily Times

Proquest Gannett Newsstand Complete (outside NY State)

Proquest Gannett Newsstand Complete (geolink)

Ebsco Newspaper Source Plus (Plattsburgh only)