Research Resources
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Business

Business and Company Resource Center
Business related information and articles on businesses and companies.


Health

Health Source - Consumer Edition
This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.


Newspapers / Magazines

National Newspaper Index
National Newspaper Index provides quick access to the indexing of America's top five newspapers in one seamless search: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post.

New York State Newspapers
Search this database of ten major newspapers published in the State of New York, including the New York Times and the New York Post.

New York Times

Newspaper Source
Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 45 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television and radio news transcripts are also provided.

Primary Search
Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.

TOPICsearch
TOPICsearch contains full text for over 60,000 articles from 399 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO’s unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.


Religious-Oriented Sources

Our Sunday Visitor

United States Conference Of Catholic Bishops

Word On Fire
Fr. Barron's website launched in 1999 and currently draws over 1 million visitors a year from every continent. Fr. Barron posts weekly video clips, commentaries and radio sermons and offers an audio archive of over 500 homilies. Podcasts of his sermons are widely used by tens of thousands of visitors each month. 


Social Studies and Biography

CQ Researcher
An award-winning online and print subscription news weekly providing original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on newsworthy social and political issues. 

Gale Biography In Context
An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

Gale Opposing Viewpoints In Context
An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

Additional Gale Resources
Move beyond Biography and Opposing Viewpoints and explore other Gale databases.

Milestone Documents in American History
A primary source resource from the Schlager Group and Salem Press. It combines 130 full-text primary source documents with expert analysis and commentary.

Political Science Quarterly
To access the full text of Political Science Quarterly issues published in recent years, visit http://www.psqonline.org/. To access the back issues of the Political Science Quarterly through JSTOR from 1886 to give years earlier than the current issue, the Proceedings of the Academy of Political Science, and other selected political science journals on JSTOR, click here and enter the site with login information from the Librarian.


Other Websites Suggested for Student Use

C-SPAN Video Library
The C-SPAN Archives records, indexes, and archives all C-SPAN programming for historical, educational, research, and archival uses.

ERIC
The Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 317,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

Funk & Wagnalls
New World Encyclopedia. This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

How Everyday Things are Made
If you have ever wondered how everyday things are made (candy, cars, airplanes, or bottles) or you are interested in manufacturing processes (forging, casting, or injection molding), then this is the site to visit.

IPL.org
Internet Public Library. Information on the Internet, sorted and filtered by librarians on almost every topic imaginable.

Professional Development Collection
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles.

Queens Borough Public Library Research Databases
Students can access 37 Databases from home using their Queens Borough Library Card.

The Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections.

The New York Public Library
The New York Public Library is a memory bank par excellence, one of the great knowledge institutions of the world.



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