**ASCD E-book Collection – Professional titles for educators. Please contact your school librarian for the password.
*Britannica School – Elementary, Middle and High School Encyclopedia
Copyright Resources – click on this link to access copyright resources.
Digital Public Library of America – explore 10,492,401 items from libraries, archives, and museums
*Educator Reference Complete – Professional Collection provides access to academic journals and other reference content for educators. The database offers balanced coverage for any professional educator or user interested in professional development.
**FactCite (The Lincoln Library Online) – Mythology, American History, Countries and Cultures and Science
*Gale – http://infotrac.galegroup.com – Academic OneFile; Business and Company Resource Center; Health Reference Center Academic; General OneFile; Infotrac Custom, National Newspaper Index and New York State Newspapers are among the many resources available.
** Gale E-Books – An extensive list of full-text reference titles is available. The list is also available by using the Gale link from above and clicking on Gale Virtual Reference Library from the Gale database listing. Topics include inventors and inventions, American history references, social science books and extensive collections in literature and education.
***Hudson River Valley Heritage – http://www.hrvh.org/ – Providing online access to historical materials from New York State’s Hudson River Valley
***Hudson River Valley Heritage Newspapers – http://news.hrvh.org/ The Kingston Daily Freeman is the first newspaper included, completely digitized for the years 1903-1912.
*Kids InfoBits (Gale Cengage Learning) – http://infotrac.galegroup.com – Contains over 100 age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5. Also includes Merriam-Webster’s Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs.
**Marshall Cavendish ebooks – Marshall Cavendish ebooks – a variety of non-fiction and reference e-books
Medline Plus – http://medlineplus.gov/ – A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health
NYS Historic Newspapers – http://nyshistoricnewspapers.org/ – The NYS Historic Newspapers project provides free online access to a wide range of newspapers chosen to reflect New York’s unique history. To search the entire collection, use the Search Tab. Or, click on a county to search or browse geographically.
NOVELNY Training – http://novelnewyork.org/training.php – Go to this site for links to recorded webinars and upcoming trainings.
*Opposing Viewpoints in Context – Contains a range of perspectives on many important issues, with over 13,000 pro/con viewpoints. Includes a variety of resource types: reference, news, primary sources, multimedia and more.
*Research in Context – Created specifically for middle-schoolers, Research in Context combines the best of Gale’s reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.
**Rosen ebooks – www.rosenlearningcenter.com – Spotlight on NY series; Spotlight on the Rise and Fall of Ancient Chinese Civilization Series; Spotlight on the Rise and Fall of Ancient Indian Civilization series; Spotlight on the Rise and Fall of Ancient Mesopotamian Civilization series, Spotlight on Earth Science and Spotlight on Ecology and Life Science
**Spotlight on New York ebooks – www.rosenlearningcenter.com – ebooks for grades 4-7 about the history, culture, and government of New York
**Teachingbooks – http://www.teachingbooks.net – Bring award winning authors and illustrators into your classroom as you teach them. This includes author programs, book guides, book readings, author websites and an educator area.
Teachers’ Domain – http://www.teachersdomain.org/ – is a free digital media service for educational use from public broadcasting and its partners. You’ll find thousands of media resources, support materials, and tools for classroom lessons, individualized learning programs, and teacher professional learning communities.
The resources above are available through various grant funding:
*Provided by the New York State Library Division of Library Development through a LSTA grant.
**Provided through School Library System funding
***Provided through SENYLRC (Southeastern Library Resources Council)