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Listings of databases owned by the Finkelstein Memorial Library.
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Magazines and Databases at the Finkelstein Memorial Library (From A-Z with Descriptions)

If you are looking for a specific article and know the name of the journal / magazine, follow this link to the A-to-Z List of titles. It will direct you to the database that includes that journal/magazine.

Click on database titles below.  Please note: some databases are not available for home use but are for in-library use only.

  • 21st Century Explorer
    21st Century Explorer gives teachers and students access to two complete encyclopedias, interactive lessons, videos, and other resources - all correlated to state curriculum standards, consistent with classroom topics, and age-appropriate. 21st Century Explorer offers a gateway to the vast resources of Encyclopædia Britannica. Thousands of magazine and journal articles from EBSCO, an Internet Guide with editor-selected Web sites chosen for their relevancy and educational value. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
    Remote Access CLICK HERE TO ACCESS FROM HOME
  • Academic OneFile
    More than 13,000 titles, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals and more than 5,000 in full text with strong coverage of hard sciences, medicine, engineering and business. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • American Song
    An eclectic collection of music from Americans of diverse origins and all walks of life, from America's past and present. Remote users select "Ramapo Catskill Library System" and enter library card number.
    Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Annals of America History
    With over 2,000 primary source documents and 700 pieces of multimedia, Annals of American History is an excellent resource for expanding your understanding of the history and culture of the United States. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
    Remote Access CLICK HERE TO ACCESS FROM HOME
  • AtoZ Databases
    Premiere reference and marketing database including 30 million business profiles and 220 million residents. Funded by Finkelstein Memorial Library. For use with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Biography in Context
    A comprehensive database of biographical information on more than one million people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Business Insights: Essentials
    Company profiles, company brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies, periodicals, and more. For use with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Census 2010 Local Data
    Demographic statistics on the Town of Ramapo from the 2010 U.S. Census.
  • Chilton Library
    ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. ChiltonLibrary.com gives you the confidence to service or repair virtually any system on your vehicle. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Classical Music Library
    An ever-growing, fully searchable classical music resource. Remote users select "Ramapo Catskill Library System" and enter your Finkelstein Memorial Library card number. For use with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • CollegeSource
    Over 29,000 College Catalogs in complete cover-to-cover, original page format. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Contemporary World Music
    Takes listeners around the globe to experience the vibrancy, history, customs, politics, personalities, struggles, and joys of diverse peoples. Remote users select "Ramapo Catskill Library System" and enter library card number. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • CountryWatch
    Up-to-date information and news on 191 countries, including political, economic, and business information. For use in the library.
  • Craft Corner
    Craft Corner is a fun new site that features thousands of creative projects and crafts suitable for a wide variety of library patrons. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals
    Full-Text access to scholarly journals that use a funding model that does not charge readers or their institutions for access. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Ebsco Kids Search
    EBSCO has created a search interface designed specifically for elementary/middle school students according to their needs and search abilities. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Ebsco Masterfile Premiere
    Searchable full-text for over 1,850 journals, covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, academic subjects and much more. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Ebsco Middle Search
    Provides full text from over 100 magazines covering general topics appropriate for middle and junior high school students. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • EBSCO Searchasaurus
    Searchasaurus is an exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online searching. It is an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages young researchers to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • eLibrary Elementary
    More than 390 magazines, newspapers, books, and transcripts—plus thousands of maps, images, educator-approved websites from Homework Central®, and audio/video titles, all selected as appropriate for elementary school studies.
    Funded by New York State Library NOVEL program
    Remote AccessCLICK HERE TO ACCESS FROM HOME

  • Encyclopedia Britannica
    Includes the complete Encyclopedia Britannica, Britannica's Internet Guide, and Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
    Remote Access CLICK HERE TO ACCESS FROM HOME
  • Encyclopedia Britannica Kids
    Britannica Elementary; Compton's by Britannica; Merriam-Webster's Student Dictionary; Interactive timelines; Video and audio content' Interactive world atlas; Age-appropriate magazine articles. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
    Remote Access CLICK HERE TO ACCESS FROM HOME
  • Encyclopedia Judaica, 2nd Edition
    The landmark Encyclopedia Judaica, lauded as the standard work on Judaism since first appearing in the early 1970's, has been extensively revised and expanded for this long-awaited new edition. For use with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • ERIC - Education Resources Information Center
    ERIC provides free access to more than 1.2 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials and, if available, includes links to full text. ERIC is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES). For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Fiction Connection
    Discover titles similar to books you already enjoy. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Freegal Music Downloads
    The Library has expanded its selection of downloadable music with its subscription to the Freegal music service which offers over a half million songs from the Sony catalog. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Gale Literature Resource Center
    Covers more than 90,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,000 of the most-studied authors. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Gannett Newsstand Complete (Including Journal News)
    Gannett Newsstand offers exclusive access to over 85 local and regional U.S. newspapers from Gannett including the Journal News. Choose Publications and J for Journal News.

    Funded by the New York State NOVEL program.
    Remote Access CLICK HERE TO ACCESS FROM HOME
  • General OneFile
    More than 7,100 general interest periodical full-text titles and 3,600 refereed journals, and hundreds of newspapers. Also more than 500 travel guides, including Fodor's.Funded by the New York State Library NOVEL Program. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Grolier Online
    Includes access to the Encyclopedia Americana, New Book of Knowledge and Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia as well as Roget's II: The New Thesaurus and the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition.
    Funded by the New York State NOVEL program.
    Remote Access CLICK HERE TO ACCESS FROM HOME
  • Health Reference Center Academic
    Millions of articles from full-text nursing and allied health journals, newspapers, magazines, newsletters; and select consumer health information sources, full-text reference works and hundreds of health-related multimedia. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • HRVH Historical Newspapers
    Provides access to digitized copies of historical newspapers from the Hudson River Valley region of New York State. As a first step toward this vision, The Kingston Daily Freeman has been completely digitized for the years 1903-1912. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Hudson River Valley Heritage
    HRVH provides access to historical materials from digital collections contributed by colleges, libraries, archives, historical societies, museums and cultural organizations from the following counties in New York State: Columbia, Greene, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan, Rockland, Orange, Putnam, and Westchester. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Jazz Music Library
    For online listening of thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres. For use with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • JobNow!
    Includes career Resources such as free Internet resources for job seekers; including personality and career assessments, a resume builder and interview coaching.
    For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Jobs and Careers -- Local Sources
    The Finkelstein Memorial Library page listing local resources (Rockland County, NY) for jobseekers.
  • JSTOR Early Journal Content
    Content in JSTOR published prior to 1923 in the United States and prior to 1870 elsewhere includes discourse and scholarship in the arts, humanities, economics, politics, mathematics and sciences. Nearly 500,000 articles from more than 200 journals. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Kelley Bluebook Car Prices
    Which cars can you afford? How do trade-in values compare to private-sale values? Which car is right for you? Is it the right time to buy or sell?
  • Kids InfoBits
    Kids InfoBits is like having two databases in one to serve the diverse needs of two groups of young students — those in kindergarten through grade two and the more research-savvy students in grades three through five.
    Funded by the New York State Library NOVEL program
    Remote AccessCLICK HERE TO ACCESS FROM HOME
  • Learning Express Library
    Free interactive practice exams for a wide variety of tests including the SAT, ASVAB, GED, GRE, Civil Service exams, reading and math skills, and many more. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Legal Forms from Cengage
    Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others.
  • Libros electronicos en espanol
  • LitFinder
    Offers over 100,000 full-text poems and thousands of full-text short stories and essays, along with literary explanations and author biographies. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Mango Languages
    Learn a foreign language quickly with easy, intuitive online lessons. Choose from over 30 languages and master real conversational skills. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Medline Plus
    Information of over 650 diseases and conditions. There are also lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • NADA Car Guides
    NADA guides offers a broad range of data, products and services, informational articles, tips and advice and video buying guides that help make the vehicle purchasing process easier for consumers.
  • National Newspaper Index
    Provides indexing of America's top five newspapers: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post; 1997-present. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • New York State Newspapers
    Indexing of 9 New York state newspapers from Binghamton, Buffalo, New York City, Rochester, Syracuse, and Westchester County (includes Journal News covering Rockland County). For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • New York Times (via ProQuest Historical)
    The complete text of older (1851 - 2009) NY Times articles is provided. Some articles are full-text. For use in the library with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number. IN LIBRARY USE ONLY.
  • New York Times via Proquest (1999-present)
    The complete text of recent (1999-present) articles is provided in the ASCII format. For use in the library with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number. IN LIBRARY USE ONLY.
  • Novelist K-8
    This database helps children in kindergarten through grade 8 locate books to suit their reading tastes and abilities. Includes picture books, "chapter" books and young adult titles, as well as curriculum suggestions for teachers. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Novelist Plus
    Allows readers to use a favorite author or title as a template to locate other authors and titles. 3 powerful search techniques to look for books by subject headings, reviews, and other fields in the title records. Includes non-fiction.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    The premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration.
    Funded by the New York State Library NOVEL program
    Remote AccessCLICK HERE TO ACCESS FROM HOME
  • Overdrive eBooks and Audiobooks
    OverDrive hosts the largest digital library catalog of eBooks, audiobooks, music and video in the world.
  • PubMed Central
    National Library of Medicine's digital archive of life sciences literature (for medical and health services professionals). For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Rockland County Messenger
    Published Weekly from Haverstraw, 1847-1898. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Smithsonian Global Sound
    The collection includes an extraordinary array of more than 35,000 individual tracks of music, spoken word, and natural and human-made sounds. Remote users select "Ramapo Catskill Library System" and enter library card number. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Testing & Education Reference Center Basic
    In-depth information oc colleges and universities, graduate and professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, available scholarships and awards, preparatory entrance tests and much more. Available online practice tests include entrance exams and certification and licensing tests. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
  • Zinio Online Magazines
    Full digital copies of your favorite magazines. For use in the library or from home with a valid Finkelstein Memorial Library card number.
 

This publication was supported in part by Federal Library Services and Technology Act funds, awarded to the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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