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Automotive Encyclopedias & Dictionaries Long Island Information
Biography Genealogy Magazines & Scholarly Journals
Books & Literature Government & Politics New York Information
Business & Finance Health News & Current Events
Careers & Employment History Science & Technology
Computer Training Issues & Controversies Taxes
Consumer Info Languages other than English Test Prep
Directories Legal Travel

 

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  • Accurate & authoritative information for research


21st-Century Explorer
*Ideal for reluctant readers, ESL students & adult literacy students
*Provides tools for students who read below grade level, are dealing with specific learning problems or are at risk of falling behind

A to Z World Travel
*World city travel guides
ABI/ Inform Complete
*Primarily for business researchers
*Comprises ABI/INFORM Global, Trade & Industry, & Dateline
*International coverage of companies & business trends around the world
ABMS Directory
*Official directory of board certified medical specialists
*After entering your Library card barcode, use the link at the bottom of the screen to go directly to the ABMS database.
Academic OneFile
*Peer-reviewed journals from 1980 – present
*Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, etc.
*Available through NOVEL, a statewide virtual library provided free to the public by the New York State Library.
Access Science
*New trends & developments, definitions of scientific & technical terms, biographies of scientists
*Latest edition of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology
ALLDATA Online (Only Available in the Library)
*Automotive diagnostic & repair information on domestic & foreign cars & trucks
*1982 to the present
*Service bulletins & diagrams
*Basic Searching Guide
Alt Health Watch
*Focus on complementary, holistic & integrated approaches to health care & wellness
Ancestry Library Edition (Only Available in the Library)
*Researching family history
*Census, vital, church, court & immigration records
*U.S. Federal Census images & indexes from 1790 to 1930
Annals of American History
*Primary source documents
*Speeches, historical accounts, memoirs, poems, timelines, etc.

Biography in Context
*Biographies of prominent historical & current figures
Black Newspapers
*Significant selection of newspapers by & for the African-American community
Business Insights: Essentials
*U.S. & International company profiles & histories
*Rankings, investment reports & financial overviews
*Available through NOVEL, a statewide virtual library provided free to the public by the New York State Library.

Career Coach (tutor.com)
*Job search assistance
*Resume or cover letter writing & interview preparation
*Submit a resume for review
*Connect with a live tutor daily between 2-10 P.M.
*Link to resources from the Skills Center 24/7
*NOTE: Create a user account by using your JPL library card number
Career Cruising
*Career profiles
*List of schools that offer specific programs or majors
*Financial aid information
*Help with resumes & cover letters
*Conduct a job search from current listings
ConsumerReports.org
*Product reviews, comparisons & ratings
*Ratings for health & safety equipment, doctors & hospitals, food & nutrition
Country Watch
*Political, economic, investment, social & environmental overviews of 191 countries
Credo Reference
*Reference collection including images, maps & other data
*Crossword solver & quotation finder
*Topics including art, business, history, medicine, science & technology

Daily Life Through History
*Information on people & places around the world, past & present
*Browse by time period, region or subject

EBSCOhost Español
*Primary Search & Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia translated into Spanish
Encyclopedia Britannica Online
*Search the encyclopedias content
*Access to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus
Entrepreneurship
*Useful for starting & developing a successful business
ERIC
*Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education to provide access to education-related resources
*Includes journal articles, conference notes, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books & monographs

Full Text Finder
*Index to full text coverage of journals & newspapers
NOTE: You will only be able to link to those databases that the Library subscribes to.
Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia
*Search the encyclopedias content

Gale Virtual Reference Library
*Collection of searchable reference materials covering all subjects
General OneFile
*News & magazine articles covering all subjects
*Available through NOVEL, a statewide virtual library provided free to the public by the New York State Library.
Global Reference Center
*Extensive collection of Encyclopedia Britannica’s foreign language content in Spanish, French, Chinese, Korean & Japanese
GreenFILE
*Covers aspects of human impact to the environment

Health Reference Center Academic
*For students, consumer health researchers & health care professionals
*Nursing, allied health & medical journals
*Available through NOVEL, a statewide virtual library provided free to the public by the New York State Library.
Health & Wellness Resource Center & Alternate Health
*Medicine, nutrition, disease & herbal remedies
*Pet health
*Consumer health & medical information
HeritageQuest Online
*Researching family history
*Sources dating from the late 1700s
*U.S. Federal Census records
*Family & local history, tax lists, city directories, etc.
Hoover’s Company Profiles
*Public & non-public companies & key executives
*Corporate data & in depth industry analyses

Informese aqui
*Access provided by the Nassau Library System
*Resources available to the Latino community

JobNow
*Career resources
*Resumé builder
*Acing the interview
NOTE: You must create a username & password to log in.

Learning Express Library
*Test preparation for elementary to adult learners
*Computer skills tutorials
*Job search assistance
NOTE: You must register as a new user the first time you access this resource.
LegalForms
*Selection of New York State legal forms for real estate, trusts, wills, bankruptcy & divorce
*Sample letters featured
*NOTE: Public users should consult an attorney for serious legal matters.
LexisNexis Library Express (Remote Access)
*News coverage (regional & foreign language), broadcast transcripts, business & trade publications, company information, SEC findings, patents
*Note: Legal resources are not available with remote access.
LexisNexis Library Express (In-library Access)
*Includes materials featured in Remote Access, plus legal resources
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
*Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, online information retrieval, information management, etc.
Literature Resource Center
*Biographical, bibliographical & critical content on literary figures
*Literary criticism
LitFinder
*Full text poems, short stories, speeches & plays
*Biographical information
Live Homework Help (tutor.com)
*Provides help with math, science, social studies or English on a kindergarten through college level
*Submit an essay for review
*Connect with a live tutor daily between 2-10 P.M.
*Skills Center 24/7 for adult learners
NOTE: You must have a valid, current Jericho Public Library card. After entering your library card barcode, you will be asked to create a user account. Your library card number will be your username.
Lynda.com
*Video tutorials to learn software, creative techniques, technology & business skills
*Curated playlists to help decide where to start for video courses
NOTE: Your first login will be with your library card & PIN. You will be prompted to create a profile to keep track of your courses.

Magill On Literature Plus
*Combines MagillOnLiterature & MagillOnAuthors
*Includes literary works, reviewed critical analyses & brief plot summaries, as well as biographies & author essays
MasterFile Premier
*Full text for virtually every subject area of general interest
*Back issues of key publications such as: American Libraries, Foreign Affairs, History Today, Judaism, Library Journal, National Review, Saturday Evening Post, etc.
Mergent Online
*Financial information on U.S & International public & private companies
*Fact sheets, U.S. & International annual reports
*Compile direct mailing lists for marketing purposes
*Dunn & Bradstreet information
*Basic Searching Guide
Morningstar Investment Research Center
*Financial & analyst reports on stock, fund, industry & ETF’s
*Basic Searching Guide

National Newspaper Index
*Indexing of America’s top five newspapers (1977-present)
*The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times & the Washington Post
*Available through NOVEL, a statewide virtual library provided free to the public by the New York State Library.
Natural Medicines
*Complementary & alternative information: medicines & therapies; diet; exercise & nutrition
*Sports medicine, food, herbs & supplements, commercial product information
New York State Newspapers
*Full text articles from regional New York State newspapers
*Available through NOVEL, a statewide virtual library provided free to the public by the New York State Library.
Newsday
*1985 through the present
Newsday (Historical)
*1940-1985
*Digital reproductions providing access to every page from available issues
Newsstand
*Full text
*Major newspapers include The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, The Guardian, etc.
The New York Times (Historical)
*1851-2009
*Digital reproductions providing access to every page from available issues
NextReads
*Book suggestion e-newsletter
NoveList Plus
*For fiction & nonfiction pleasure reading
*Book discussion guides & book talks
*Lists of award & honor winners
*Audiobook recommendations
*Basic Searching Guide
NoveList Plus K-8
*For grades K-8
*For fiction & nonfiction pleasure reading
*Book discussion guides & book talks
*Lists of award winners & honors for children & teens

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
*Primarily for middle to high school students
*Pros & Cons on social issues & current events
*Available through NOVEL, a statewide virtual library provided free to the public by the New York State Library.
Oxford Dictionaries
*Dictionary & thesaurus as well as grammar, punctuation & spelling tips
*Audio pronunciation

Research Library
*Articles on a range of subjects including the arts, business, education, health, psychology & the sciences

Salem Health
*Detailed medical information for consumers
Scholastic
*For elementary to adult learners
*Search the content of the following encyclopedias:

  • Amazing Animals of the World
  • America the Beautiful
  • American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
  • BookFLIX
  • Encyclopedia Americana
  • Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
  • Lands and Peoples
  • La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre
  • New Book of Knowledge
  • New Book of Popular Science
  • Roget’s II: The New Thesaurus

*Available through NOVEL, a statewide virtual library provided free to the public by the New York State Library.

Science in Context
*Contains information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics
Science Online
*Covers major topics in science & technology
*Science experiments
Scribner Writers Online
*Critical essays on the lives & works of noted & world authors
*Biographical information places author’s work in personal & historical context

Testing & Education Reference Center
*College to adult learners
*Current information on colleges & universities, available scholarships & financial aid
*Interactive practice tests: ACT, GED, GMAT, GRE, LSAT & SAT, TOEFL, PRAXIS & civil service & military tests
Tutor.com
*Kindergarten to college level assistance
*Help with math, science, social studies or English
*Connect with a live tutor everyday between 2-10 P.M.
*Link to resources from the Skills Center 24/7
NOTE: You must have a valid, current Jericho Public Library card. After entering your library card barcode, create a user account. Your library card number will be your username.
Twayne’s Authors Online
*Primarily for high school to college students
*Critical introductions to the lives & works of major writers of the world
*Commentary on the history & influence of literary movements

U.S. History in Context
*Pre-Colonial times to the present

Value Line Research Center
*Includes the Investment Survey, Small & Mid-Cap edition, Mutual Funds, Options, Convertibles

Webster’s Dictionary Online
*Access to Webster’s Third New International Dictionary Unabridged
*Word games to improve vocabulary
*Style Guide
Weiss Ratings / TheStreet Ratings
*Independent ratings of insurers, banks, credit unions, mutual funds & stocks
*Medigap Buyers Guide
World Data Analyst
*Country snapshots, detailed statistics & ability to create comparative charts & tables
World History in Context
*From ancient world to today’s headlines

 

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