These databases are available from home or you can access them in the Library. (links open in new window)
If accessing from home, you will need to log in using your library card barcode number and password (usually the last 4 digits of your phone number.) Call the Reference Desk at 272-4557 extension 274 if you have trouble or need help!
Amazing Animals of the World Database
Contains reference and media materials on 1200 animals for grades 2 and up.
(Funded by FLLS & NOVEL)
La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre Database
A comprehensive encyclopedia for Spanish speakers
(Funded by FLLS & NOVEL)
Full-text articles of over 25,000 encyclopedia entries, covering an array of topics. The database contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas. It is updated annually. (Funded by NOVEL)
Grolier's The New Book of Knowledge (SCHOLASTIC)
Quick reference and current events. (Funded by FLLS & NOVEL)
Kids Search (EBSCO)
Includes Encyclopedia of Animals.
This fun student-friendly menu is divided by topic which allows kids to easily search for magazines, newspapers, photos, transcripts, and encyclopedias. Encyclopedia of Animals offers in-depth full-text information on a variety of topics relating to animals including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and dinosaurs. It includes full-text articles describing the nature and habitat of these animals. Some articles include just the abstract or citation. Some of the full-text articles include images. (Funded by NOVEL)
Primary Search Magazines (EBSCO)
Primary Search contains full-text magazine articles from nearly 70 elementary school magazines. Some of the magazines included are Appleseeds, Boys’ Life, Cobblestone, Cricket, Highlights for Children, Hopscotch, Jack & Jill, Ladybug, Ranger Rick, Science World, Spider, SuperScience, Time for Kids, Turtle, and many more. Full text is also available for over 100 student pamphlets. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 100 magazines. The American Heritage Children’s Dictionary, 3rd Edition is included, and an Image Collection of 202,164 photos, maps and flags. Full-text backfiles go as far back as 1989, while indexing and abstract backfiles go as far back as 1984. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator. (Funded by NOVEL )
Searchasaurus Kids' Search (EBSCO)
Includes Encyclopedia of Animals. A colorful menu containing information on animals, people and places, science and math, sports, health, history, art and music, and stories.
(Funded by NOVEL)
BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper
Homework sites on all subjects!
KidsClick! - Web search index for kids
On-Lion for Kids - NY Public Library
NOVEL-NY: New York Online Virtual Electronic Library, an electronic resource access project that enables libraries across New York State to give their communities online access to the full text of hundreds of journals, newspapers and other references.
FLLS: Finger Lakes Library System