Databases 2018-02-13T17:05:15+00:00


Bayville Free Library offers access to a large number of databases and resources that can be used freely or using your library account details. You can search these resources using the table below:

Name Description Category Website Address
Ancestry Start searching billions of records and discover your family’s story. Learning Click Here
Annals of American History American History through speeches, historical accounts, memoirs, poems, images and multimedia. This online chronicle provides the reader with a year-by-year documentary of American thought and action. 2,100 entries from 1493 to the present. Learning Click Here
Britannica Library Britannica Library gives your library three sites in one: Children, Young Adults, and the Reference Center for older students and adults. Patrons can choose the age-appropriate level that works best for them and will find it easy to conduct research, complete homework assignments, and work on special projects. They can even store their research in their own personal My Britannica account. Remote access is included, and Britannica Library works splendidly on any device—PC, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Learning Click Here
Community Resource Database of Long Island Profiles of more than 11,000 community services and resources available in the Long Island are. Long Island Click Here
Gale Virtual Reference Library Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office). Reference Click Here
InfoTrac News Stand This innovative full-text newspaper resource allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section or other fields, eliminating random searching through newspaper archives. InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 1,000 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Financial Times (London), The New York Times, The Times (London), USA Today and many others. Newspapers Click Here
InfoTrac OneFile A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily. Reference Click Here
Health & Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module Provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos from partner Healthology, Inc., and articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Thomson Gale reference titles. Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only. Health Click Here
Heritage Quest Online Search a variety of genealogy resources including census records and books. Reference Library Use

Click Here if accessing from home
Nassau Digital Doorway Download 100’s of free e-books! e-books, media Click Here
World Data Analyst Offers a variety of statistics by country and region. This database of statistics makes historical and cross-national comparisons easy. Plus, World Data Analyst allows subscribers to create tables, charts. Users can export the information to a spreadsheet for data crunching and deeper analysis. Users can also link to country articles from the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia. It’s a great source for research, to explore new topics for study, or just to learn more about the world. Reference Click Here
Webster’s Dictionary Merriam-Webster’s Third New International Dictionary Unabridged. Reference Click Here
Proquest Databases Search 17 databases covering a wide variety of topics Reference Click Here
¡Informe! Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias. Language Click Here
New York State Newspapers Search this database of seven newspapers published in the state of New York, including the New York Times and the New York Post. Literacy, Newspapers Click Here
Mango Mango teaches practical conversation skills for a wide variety of languages, and is available anywhere you get online. It’s the fast, easy and effective way to learn to speak a foreign language! Language Click Here
Kids InfoBits Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more. Kids, Learning Click Here
Learning Express LearningExpress offers practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information. To create an account, register with LearningExpress online at the Bayville Free Library. After registering in the library sign in with username and password Careers Click Here
Business Insights: Essentials Gale Business Insights: Essentials is a user-friendly business tool that delivers authoritative company and industry information, articles, and statistical data. Business owners, entrepreneurs, marketing professionals, investors, students, and general researchers can explore real-world applications and develop analytical skills Careers Click Here
Academic OneFile The premier resource for peer-reviewed, full-text journals and reference sources, Academic OneFile is a 2009 and 2008 CODiE Award Finalist for Best Online General Reference Service. Perfect for research libraries, graduate schools, universities and community colleges, Academic OneFile is a sophisticated, current and easy-to-use resource for extensive research. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full text, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Research Click Here
General OneFile General OneFile provides periodical and news information through an intuitive, user-friendly search interface for researchers at all levels. Content includes more than 12,000 titles in all with nearly 30 years of coverage. Learning, Research Click Here
Health Reference Center Academic Full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a variety of personal health information sources. Health, Research Click Here
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to violent video games. Opposing Viewpoints in Context is cross-curricular and supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Research Click Here
Pronunciator Learn 80 languages in any of 50 languages, for a total of 4,000 available course combinations. Plus, ESL for 50 non-English languages. Language Click Here
Seasame Street eBooks This is an ebook subscription app, including more than 160 ebooks, which will help teach your child many skills that help preschoolers get ready for school. Kids, Learning Click Here

If you know of any other resources that could be added to the list, let us know.