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  • Academic OneFile – A great source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources.
  • Ancestry Plus – Includes U.S. Federal census, American genealogical biographical index, immigration list index and more. NOTE: This database cannot be accessed from home.
  • Business Insights: Essentials – Detailed company and industry news that includes profiles, company histories, brand information, rankings and investment reports, etc.
  • Castle Garden Immigration Center – is an educational project of The Battery Conservancy. This free site offers access to an extraordinary database of information on 11 million immigrants from 1820 through 1892 
  • Consumer Reports – Access to all the ratings, reviews and articles of the magazine, plus frequent updates and a convenient Shop Online feature. Limited to Scarsdale cardholders.
  • CQ ResearcherLimited to Scarsdale Cardholders. CQ Researcher provides in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. The reports are written by journalists, footnoted and fact-checked.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals – A service that covers free, full-text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.
  • Gale Newsstand – Full-text newspaper database has several NY newspapers, including the NY Times from 1995-Present, as well as over fifty national and international newspapers. Click here for a title list. (Full-text)
  • Gannett Newstand Complete – 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).
  • General OneFile – A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.
  • Health Reference Center Academic – Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac’s award-winning Health Reference Center. 
  • JSTOR – A full text-archive of scholarly journals. Limited to Scarsdale Cardholders.
  • Kids InfoBits – Designed especially for students in kindergarten through grade five. Complete with an engaging, developmentally appropriate graphic interface, premier reference content and the best magazines for elementary students, Kids InfoBits addresses the way kids learn and conduct research. 
  • Literature Resource Center – Literature Resource Center offers up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism, and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. Limited to Scarsdale Cardholders.
  • Local History Photographs – Digitized photographs from our local history collection on stored on flickr.
  • Local History Photographs at hrvh.org – A collection of images from two sources: digitized from slides collected by the local photographer Harold Haliday Costain; photographs by local photographer Elizabeth Arey. Check back often as more images are being added.
  • Mergent Archives – Mergent Archives is an online database featuring a vast, indexed collection of more than a century’s worth of global corporate and industry related documents. This collection contains hundreds of thousands of reports covering over 100 countries and industries. Mergent Archives uses a reliable and easy-to-navigate system designed to meet your historical research needs. Home Access.
  • Mergent Intellect – Powered by Hoover’s™, a Dun & Bradstreet Solution, Mergent Intellect is a flexible web-based application that features a deep collection of worldwide business information that enables companies to generate insightful business intelligence. Home Access.
  • Mergent Online – This state-of-the-art product provides Internet-based access to the most detailed, accurate and comprehensive global company database available, with the latest in features and functions. Home Access.
  • National Newspaper Index – Indexes New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post.
  • New York Times (1985 – current) – Available through General OneFile.
  • NoveList – Reader-focused features such as reading recommendations, series information, book reviews, book jackets, and more.
  • NoveList K-8 Plus – Specifically targeting grades K-8, NoveList K-8 Plus provides reader-focused features such as reading recommendations, series information, book reviews, book jackets, and more.
  • NYS Newspapers – Collection of ten major newspapers published in New York State, searchable by section, keyword or relevance. (Full-text)
  • Oxford Islamic Studies Online – Features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture, and is regularly updated as new content is commissioned and approved under the guidance of the Editor in Chief, John L. Esposito. This database has been made possible thanks to the Bridging Cultures Grant. Please note: Home access is not available.
  • Press Reader – Delivers an endless stream of top news stories to read, discuss and share. Get full issues of thousands of top newspapers and magazines just as they appear in print. Home Access.
  • Scarsdale Inquirer Digitized Collection – The Scarsdale Library and the Scarsdale Historical Society have joined forces to digitize the Library’s collection of the Scarsdale Inquirer. Digitization began with issues from 1901 and will eventually go through 1936. The digitized collection is full text and fully searchable. (Full-text)
  • Scholastic Go – Providing credible, accurate, reliable content on almost every core-curricula subject, Scholastic GO!®offers endless resources for research in a multitude of media. Explore nonfiction texts, world newspapers, videos and more with this easy-to-navigate digital resource designed to strengthen content knowledge, vocabulary, and core proficiency skills.
  • Scholastic Science Flix – Emphasizing the latest STEM thinking and the Next Generation Science Standards, ScienceFlix® is transforming the way students access science topics, acquire scientific knowledge, and build an abiding interest in science, technology, and engineering.
  • X-Plain Patient Education Health Tutorials – More than 1400 educational videos with basic health information about illnesses or conditions, medical tests and procedures. Versiones en español de este contenido también están disponibles aquí