Databases

Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile

Articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources, including the New York Times from 1995 to present.

Agriculture Collection

Agriculture Collection

Broad coverage of agriculture and related fields; topics range from practical aspects of farming to the latest scientific research in horticulture.

America's Top-Rated Cities

From Grey House Online. Demographics, Housing, Education, Health Care, Real Estate statistics for a set of America's Top-Rated Cities. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition

Includes Census, military, court, land, probate, vital, and church records and over 2 billion names. Ancestry Library Edition is AVAILABLE ONLY ON LIBRARY COMPUTERS AND WIFI.

BiblioBoard

BiblioBoard

BiblioBoard, the PatronsFirst® digital library, works elegantly across all mobile and web platforms and offers unlimited, multi-user access to library patrons. BiblioBoard’s diverse selection of multimedia content continues to grow everyday and features works from traditional publishers, historical archives, cultural institutions, independent authors, local organizations and more.

BiblioBoard's PressBooks

BiblioBoard's PressBooks

Are you an author? Interested in getting your novel, memoir, poetry collection, children's book and more in eBook and print-ready formats? Pressbooks Public is an easy-to-use online tool that allows you to create professional quality versions of your book in ePUB, MOBI, PDF and more—all through your library.

BiblioBoard SELF-e connection

BiblioBoard SELF-e connection

Are you an author? Connecting Indie Books, Libraries and Readers SELF-e helps develop robust local writing communities and keeps libraries at the center of the indie book movement.

BookBrowse

BookBrowse

Organized by title, author and genre. Excerpts of recommended books from various genre, both fiction and nonfiction.

Britannica Academic Edition

Britannica Academic Edition

An accurate, current, and comprehensive resource for college-level learners, researchers, and faculty. Discover encyclopedia articles, full-text journal and magazine articles, primary sources, multimedia, and other unique resources and tools that make research easier and more productive.

Britannica Escolar (Spanish, Primaria & Secundaria levels)

Britannica Escolar (Spanish, Primaria & Secundaria levels)

Encyclopedia that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. Two levels, Primaria for elementary and Secundaria for middle school, offer unique content that is of interest to every student. Search easily across levels by topic or subject area.

Britannica Schools (Elementary, Middle, and High School levels)

Britannica Schools (Elementary, Middle, and High School levels)

Thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended web sites, and three separate databases for elementary, middle, or high school students. There is Read-aloud, a font size adjuster, and built-in translation tools support students with special needs and ELLs.

Business Decision

Business Decision

Find customers and understand markets. Combines extensive consumer household, market segmentation, and demographic data from ESRI with GIS mapping technology. Research tools for developing business plans and assessing service population.

Business Economics and Theory

Business Economics and Theory

Over 150 full-text journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics.

Business Insights: Essentials

Business Insights: Essentials

Research and analyze companies and industries around the world. The former Business & Company Resource Center has been transformed into Business Insights: Essentials. Access company profiles, industry rankings, brand and product information.

Chilton Library for Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Chilton Library for Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

The Chilton Library allows you to obtain vehicle specific information including repair procedures, technical service bulletins/recalls, labor estimation, vehicle specific maintenance schedules and much more. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.

Communications and Mass Media Collection

Communications and Mass Media Collection

Coverage includes advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and many more related subjects.

Computer Database

Computer Database

News and reviews of hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Full access to all of the valuable content on ConsumerReports.org through your library membership - ratings, reviews, expert buying advice, product comparisons, user reviews, and product video clips. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.

Criminal Justice Collection

Criminal Justice Collection

Geared to the student studying to become a lawyer, law enforcement officer, paralegal, or pursuing a career in Homeland Security.

Culinary Arts Collection

Culinary Arts Collection

Thousands of recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information from over 150 major cooking and nutrition magazines.

Cyclopedia of Literary Characters

From Salem Press, more than 29,000 literary characters are described from 3500 popular works of fiction. Central or key characters are given more lengthy descriptions than supporting or minor figures. Author, book title, first publication date, genre, locale, time of action and plot type are given.

Decades in American History

From Salem Press, a decade-by-decade survey of 20th century North American history. Coverage of events, movements, people, popular culture, literature, art, sports, science, technology, economics, and politics. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.

Defining Documents in American History

From Salem Press, primary source documents and essays centering on key events in American History including the periods of the Civil War, Reconstruction Era, World War I, World War II, and Postwar 1940s.

Diversity Studies Collection

Diversity Studies Collection

This collection explores cultural differences, contributions, and influences in our global community..

Driver's Ed

Practice exams and handbooks for car, motorcycle & commercial NY driver's license. Frequently asked questions and answers are included.

ed2go

FEE-BASED. Online interactive courses at an affordable fee. Led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known.

Educator's Reference Complete

Educator's Reference Complete

Gale Resource for educators and education students. Provides access to periodicals covering pre-school to college and most educational specialties. Also contains federal and international reports and publications, including full-text for many titles cited in ERIC.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection

Access to 200 journals with perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, and corporations.

Expanded Academic ASAP

Expanded Academic ASAP

Access to scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers for research needs in the arts and humanities, social sciences, science, and technology.

Fine Arts and Music Collection

Fine Arts and Music Collection

Over 100 full text magazines and journals on the topics of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

FirstSearch

Access to WorldCat (OCLC worldwide catalog of books, videos, sound recordings, and other items). Index to ArticleFirst, ERIC (educational database) and scholarly journals. NOTE: FirstSearch will soon be replaced by WorldCat Discovery. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.

Fold3 Training Materials

Fold3 Training Materials

Fold3 provides access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. Perfect for historians, genealogists, veterans and their families. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.

To learn more, training materials are available at: http://proquest.libguides.com/Fold3

Gale Cengage Cross-Searchable Shortcut

Gale Cengage Cross-Searchable Shortcut

Access to search any combination of Gale Cengage databases. A NOVEL Database.

Gale General Reference Center Gold

Gale General Reference Center Gold

Essential collection of general interest titles, providing access to magazines, newspapers, trade publications, and reference books through one easy interface. Covers current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A growing collection of always-available reference ebooks. Read on your computer or portable device. GVRL has ReadSpeaker text-to-speech technology built in for 19 languages and on-demand translation for 11 languages.

Gardening, Landscape, and Horticulture Collection

Gardening, Landscape, and Horticulture Collection

Practical information and scientific theory of horticulture; collection will appeal to farmers, gardeners, landscape architects, and biotechnologists.

Gender Studies Collection

Gender Studies Collection

Covers such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and more.

General OneFile

General OneFile

Access to over 90 million articles from 3,000 full-text academic journals, premier magazines, and newspapers on a wide variety of topics. Also includes NPR programs with transcripts, Fodor travelguides and more than 20 reference sets.

General Science Collection

General Science Collection

Academic journals and general science-focused magazines providing coverage of all science, including particle physics, quantum theory, advanced mathematics, and biotechnology.

Great Events from World History

From Salem Press, a far reaching view of history organized around significant events. Covers Ancient World, Middle Ages, Renaissance, and each century from the 17th to the 20th. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.

Health Reference Center Academic

Health Reference Center Academic

Full text articles from nursing and allied health journals, plus a variety of personal health information sources from 1980 to the present.

HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest

Genealogy database containing the U.S. Federal Census from 1790-1930 and 7.5 million pages of family and local histories and more. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.

To learn more, training materials are available at: http://proquest.libguides.com/heritagequestonline

Home Improvement Collection

Home Improvement Collection

For hobbyists and professionals; topics include architectural techniques, tool and material selection, and zoning requirements.

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection

Provides coverage of both historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, including cultural aspects of travel and leisure activities, and economic aspects of tourism.

Information Science & Library Issues Collection

Information Science & Library Issues Collection

Covers topics such as information infrastructure, data processing techniques, metadata architectures, and more.

Informe Académico

Informe Académico

Proporciona acceso a periódicos y revistas especializadas de lengua española y portuguesa. La base de datos ofrece una amplia gama de contenidos sobre América Latina. Spanish, provides access to Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals both from and about Latin America.

InfoTrac Newsstand

InfoTrac Newsstand

Millions of full-text articles from thousands of national, international, state and local papers that are searchable by title, headline, date and other fields.

Insurance & Liability Collection

Insurance & Liability Collection

Covers topics such as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more.

Kids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits

Facts about plants, animals, people, geography, science, history, and more for middle and high school students. Includes Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary. A NOVELNY database.

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library

Academic and career test preparation, and reading, writing, math, and science basic skills improvement with practice tests, courses and downloadable ebooks in PDF format. Covers law enforcement, military, real estate, teaching, civil service, AP, GRE, SAT, ACT, GED,and TOEFL.

LearningExpress Library, Adult Learning Center

LearningExpress Library, Adult Learning Center

This center offers busy adults the resources to improve their basic skills in reading, writing, and math, prepare for the GED test, or become a U.S. citizen. You will have to register for a free LearningExpress Library account to access this resource.

LearningExpress Library, Career Center

LearningExpress Library, Career Center

Are you preparing for a professional exam? Are you curious about a particular occupation or looking to improve your workplace skills? Choose the Career Center and begin your path to a bright future. You will have to register for a free LearningExpress Library account to get access to this resource.

LearningExpress Library, College Center

LearningExpress Library, College Center

This center provides valuable resources that help college students strengthen their academic skills, prepare for placement tests, and get ready for graduate school entrance exams. You will have to register for a free LearningExpress Library account to get access to this resource.

LearningExpress Library, College Prep Center

LearningExpress Library, College Prep Center

Getting into college is an important step to building a strong future. First, you must do well on your college admission tests and write a personal essay that highlights your special talents. Use this center to get the resources you need to achieve your college preparation goals. You will have to register for a free LearningExpress Library account to access this resource.

LearningExpress Library, Computer and Internet Basics

LearningExpress Library, Computer and Internet Basics

The fastest and easiest way to learn how to use a computer is with video tutorials.Now you can learn computer basics quickly and become comfortable with everything your computer has to offer. You will have to register for a free LearningExpress Library account to get access to this resource.

LearningExpress Library, Computer Skills Center

LearningExpress Library, Computer Skills Center

Learn the basics of a computer, from searching the Internet to using popular programs for word processing, creating spreadsheets and databases, implementing design, understanding operating systems and more. Includes Windows 10 Video Courses. You will have to register for a free LearningExpress Library account to get access to this resource

LearningExpress Library, High School Equivalency Center

LearningExpress Library, High School Equivalency Center

Earning a high school equivalency credential can open the door to better income, amore fulfilling job, and a college education. If you are preparing for the GED test, HiSET or TASC exams, our practice tests, interactive tutorials, and eBooks will help you reach your goal. You will have to register for a free LearningExpress Library account to get access to this resource

LearningExpress Library, Job & Career Accelerator

LearningExpress Library, Job & Career Accelerator

A job search management center. Find careers that fit your interests and experience. Build great resumes and cover letters, prepare for an interview, view sample job search letters. You will have to register for a free LearningExpress Library account to get access to this resource.

LearningExpress Library, Popular Software Tutorials

LearningExpress Library, Popular Software Tutorials

If you're looking to keep up, stay competitive, or get ahead, you'll need to know how to use today's most popular computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and more. You will have to register for a free LearningExpress Library account to get access to this resource

LearningExpress Library, Recursos en español

LearningExpress Library, Recursos en español

Este centro ofrece a los adultos que estan muy ocupados los recursos para mejorar sus habilidades básicas, ganar sus credenciales de GED ó ser ciudadano estadounidense.

(English Translation) Resources in Spanish This center provides busy adults with the resources to improve their basic skills, earn a GED® credential, or become a U.S. citizen.

You will have to register for a free LearningExpress Library account to get access to this resource

LearningExpress Library, School Center

LearningExpress Library, School Center

The resources here can help students in elementary, middle, and high school prepare for important tests, get extra help with assignments, and boost their skills in important subjects. You will have to register for a free LearningExpress Library account to get access to this resource.

Legal Forms Library

Legal Forms Library

Thousands of legal forms available with more forms being added daily. Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues. Warning: Public users should consult an attorney for serious legal matters.

Lynda.com

Online courses and video tutorials to help you learn business, technical and creative skills. Courses are taught by recognized industry experts. Learn what you want, when you want, from our entire library. Build custom playlists to organize courses you want to watch. Watch courses on your computer, tablet, or mobile device. Switch back and forth without ever losing your place.

Magill's Medical Guide

From Salem Press, an A-Z arrangement of causes and symptoms, diseases and disorders, and medical treatments and procedures. Sidebars discuss ongoing research and experimental treatments.

Mango Languages - Learn a Language, translate phrases

Mango Languages - Learn a Language, translate phrases

Over 70 languages including English courses from native languages. Set up a profile to track your progress and receive email authorization for iOS and Android apps. Also available on library or home computers.

Masterplots, Fourth Edition

Masterplots, Fourth Edition

From Salem Press, analyzes the most important works in all genres -- long fiction, short fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction. Browse by genre or by geographical location. Includes author biographies, criticism, analysis, plot summaries, bibliographies, time lines.

Military and Intelligence Collection

Journals and articles with links to other related sources; reference books, magazine and newswire articles.

Morningstar

Data and analysis on over 10,700 international and domestic stocks, 24,000 mutual funds, and more than 800 exchange traded funds. Includes a comprehensive Help and Education Center, Portfolio X-Ray and robust screening tools.

New York State Newspapers

New York State Newspapers

Full-text access to newspaper articles from all over New York State, including Albany, Binghamton, Buffalo, New York City, Syracuse and others.

NewsBank

Full-text for over 1940 newspapers across the United States, some going back to 1984. Newpapers include: The Post Standard 12/1986-, the Syracuse Herald American 12/1986- 10/2001, Syracuse Herald Journal 12/1986-9/2001; the [Utica] Observer Dispatch; and The [Albany] Times Union. Expect to find articles on news, politics, business, heatlh, sports, cultural activies and obituaries. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only. If you have a card from another OCPL library see www.onlib.org.

Newspaper Archives

Newspaper Archives

Searchable archive of 1000's of articles from U.S. and countries including Canada, Ireland, and England; 1607 to present. Full text and image of pages. Provided by Onondaga County Public Libraries. [If you have trouble accessing, please go to http://www.onlib.org/research/databases ]

Newspaper Archives - Syracuse Post Standard

Newspaper Archives - Syracuse Post Standard

Searchable archive of Syracuse Post Standard, 1875 to 2 months ago. Full text and image of pages. Provided by Onondaga County Public Libraries. [If you have trouble accessing, please go to http://www.onlib.org/research/databases ] Note: years and issues of newspapers may not be complete.

NoveList Plus

Find readalike authors, titles and series for fiction, biographies and narrative nonfiction. Listen to a sample of the narrator and find audiobook listen-alikes. You may also set up a personal My NoveList account to save search results, searches, and search alerts in a personal folder for future access. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.

NoveList Plus, for K-8

NoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction. With a fun and intuitive interface, NoveList K-8 Plus will help you support young readers by finding books by grade level, reading level or genre.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection

Nursing and Allied Health Collection

Covers all aspects of the nursing profession from direct patient care to health care administration; useful to both professionals working in the field as well as to nursing students.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Research, analyze, and organize data on today's hottest social issues. Get help with writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations. Includes pro and con viewpoint essays, primary source documents, periodical articles, maps, and more.

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection

Topics include proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and more.

Pop Culture Collection

Pop Culture Collection

Periodicals appropriate for research in social science, history, art, or liberal arts.

Popular Magazines

Popular Magazines

Access to magazines such as National Geographic, The New Yorker, Newsweek, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Fortune, National Review, Cosmopolitan, and Oprah. Also transcripts from NPR.

Price It! Antiques and Collectibles

Prices and images of antiques & collectibles from online auctions, online retail, and auction houses. Search for the value of art, books, clocks, furniture, glass, jewelry, pottery, sports items, toys, and watches. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.

Psychology and Behavioral Health

From Salem Press, includes the history of the field and core aspects of behaviorism, cognitive psychology, and psychoanalytic psychology along with diagnoses, disorders, treatments, tests, notable people and issues. Essays address how culture, ethnicity, and gender affect psychological theory and beliefs.

Psychology Collection

Psychology Collection

Covers a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops -- and diminishes -- over time.

RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio for Libraries)

RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio for Libraries)

Download complete issues of popular magazines just as you see them in print. Login with your email address and your RBDigital Gateway password. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.

Reference USA

Business section includes addresses, phone, maps, executives, sales, # of employees, line of business, more. Residential section includes names, addresses, phone, median income, home value, and maps. iPad app available from the iTunes store.

Religion & Philosophy Collection

Religion & Philosophy Collection

Research different religions and philosophies, and how they impact our daily lives.

Research in Context

Research in Context

Resource for students in grades 6 to 8.  Offers magazines, newspapers, primary sources, over 12,000 videos and more on a variety of topics.  Supports national and state curriculum standards in language arts, social studies and science.

Salem Press Reference Collection

Liverpool Public Library's collection of Salem Press reference titles. Includes Literature, History, and Health reference texts.

Small Business Collection

Small Business Collection

For business schools and entrepreneurs, this compilation provides insights, tips, strategies, and success stories.

Syracuse Post-Standard Online

Syracuse Post-Standard Online

Online version of the ePost-Standard 7 days a week. AVAILABLE ONLY ON LIBRARY COMPUTERS AND WIFI.

U.S. History Collection

U.S. History Collection

Coverage of current thinking and events in US History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. This compilation of journals is useful both to the novice historian as well as to the advanced academic researcher.

Vocations, Careers & Technical Education Collection

Vocations, Careers & Technical Education Collection

Content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

War & Terrorism Collection

War & Terrorism Collection

Gain insight into conflicts, their causes, their impact, and how they are perceived on a global scale.

World History Collection

World History Collection

Useful to both the novice historian and to the advanced academic researcher.

WorldCat Discovery

Search library holdings of Onondaga County Public Library and beyond.

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