Business & General Reference


Business Insights: Essentials
Offers company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information. Provides limited access to full text of Consumer Reports.

General Reference - Encyclopedias, Directories, Fast Facts

Academic OneFile
Geared toward older students, faculty, and researchers, contains over 12,000 journals and reference sources, many of which are peer-reviewed and full text. Academic OneFile has extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and more. Academic OneFile also includes some major reference sets including Gale Encyclopedia of Science, Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, and Encyclopedia of World Biography.

City of Ithaca Municipal Code
The Ithaca city code is on CD-ROM and can be accessed in the library. Please ask for the disc at the Reference desk. However, the code is also available online at

General OneFile
For researchers at all levels, is a general periodical database containing over 12,000 periodicals, newspapers, reference books and multimedia sources, over half of which are full text. The backfile extends nearly 30 years. Subjects include humanities, education, environmental issues, technology, health care, politics and more. In addition General OneFile features 500+ travel guides as well as full-text sports, travel, fashion, gardening, children’s and general interest popular magazines.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
A comprehensive social issues database providing pro/con viewpoint articles, reference information, statistics, journal and newspaper articles, images, and web links to develop and enhance critical thinking skills for everything from social studies projects to debate preparation. Available from home.

E-Source Home

Updated title and category lists and descriptions of database content are available at Finger Lakes Library System's E-Source Home.

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