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*Many of our online databases are generously provided by Putnam County.

 

Academic OneFile Contains over 13,000 peer-reviewed journals covering a wide variety of subjects. Full text is available for over 6,000 journals.
Ancestry A genealogy database offering a wide range of source material.
*May only be used in the library.
Business Insights: Essentials Contains over 3,900 magazines and journals, nearly 25,000 industry reports, nearly 11,000 company histories and nearly 500,000 company profiles.
Chilton Includes exclusive diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, photographs, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) and more.
Consumer Reports Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit organization that works side by side with consumers to create a fairer, safer, and healthier world. We do it by fighting to put consumers’ needs first in the marketplace and by empowering them with the trusted knowledge they depend on to make better, more informed choices.
Cypress Resume Cypress Resume is the simplest, most effective tool for resume writing in the industry. Cypress Resumes is specifically designed for the non-writer, so that inexperienced applicants can create professional-looking resumes that will stand out in the job market. With more than 100,000 professions and 18,000 ready-made statements, breaks resume building into 3 simple steps.
EBSCO Host Full text for nearly 800 general reference publications, updated daily, with coverage dating as far back as 1984. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Select also includes 37 full text reference books and an Image Collection of 116,000 photos, maps and flags.
eLibrary Contains over 140 magazines and books for elementary students. Also includes the American Heritage Dictionary.
Gale Virtual Reference Library 16 searchable online reference titles on such topics as medicine and health, history, culture, fashion, law, and business.
General OneFile Contains over 13,000 popular magazines and periodicals covering a wide variety of subjects. Full text is available for over 6,000 magazines and periodicals.
Groiler Online Grolier Online Kids and Grolier Online Passport is designed for children in grade 3 and up and includes reference sources such as The New Book of Knowledge, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia Americana, The New Book of Popular Science, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, Aula de español, and much more.
Health Reference Center Academic Contains almost 3,000 magazines and journals covering medicine, health and nursing, over 2,500 topical overviews, and videos of medical procedures.
Heritage Quest Discover the amazing history of you with HeritageQuest Online. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.
HRVH Historical Newspapers The vision for HRVH Historical Newspapers is to provide access to digitized copies of historical newspapers from the Hudson River Valley region of New York State. The entire contents of the newspaper issues can be searched and browsed in HRVH Historical newspapers.
InfoTrac Newsstand Contains over 1,100 newspapers, 33 of which are New York State newspapers, including the Albany Times Union, New York Times, Newsday, Buffalo News, Post-Standard (Syracuse), Watertown Daily Times, Times Herald-Record (Middletown) and others.
JobNow JobNow provides you with practical tools to help you get a job. On the home page, you have three services to choose from:

1. Career Resources: Informative, easy-to-use, and free Internet resources for job seekers; including personality and career assessments.

2. Resume Builder: Featuring our Resume Lab, our Resume Builder provides the resources you need to craft a winning resume.

3. Ace the Interview: Featuring our Interview Coach service, this section provides resources to help you prepare for your interview.

Kids InfoBits Contains over 100 age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5. Also includes Merriam-Webster’s Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs.
Mango Mango Languages is an online language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages. Our online learning system is so easy to use, you’ll see incredible results after just one lesson!
National Newspaper Index Contains indexing of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, USA Today and The Washington Post.
New York Times Provides national and international news, opinion and commentary; published in a national and a New York metropolitan edition. Includes local, and state news, science, sports, arts and entertainment, and business and finance news.
Next Reads Kids, tweens, teens and adults –all enjoy the convenience of our free NextReads service. Just subscribe online, and soon you’ll be receiving great reading lists delivered right to your inbox!
NoveList A great database for fiction readers. Find “read-alikes,” book lists, book discussion guides, books by genre, books in series, and much more.
*Kent Library cardholders only.
OverDrive You can check out and download the following types of digital materials: OverDrive WMA Audiobooks, OverDrive MP3 Audiobooks & E-Books.
ProQuest Contains over 85 Gannett newspapers, 6 of which are New York newspapers. These include the Ithaca Journal, Poughkeepsie Journal, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Journal News (White Plains), Press and Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton) and Star-Gazette (Elmira).
Reference USA Search directories of U.S. businesses, physicians and dentists, new residents and homeowners, job postings, and the white pages.

*Kent Library cardholders only.

RBdigital: Digital Magazines Read digital magazines on your home computer or mobile device! Choose from 94 popular titles. With no holds or checkout periods, keep as many as you’d like for as long as you’d like.