Databases by Subjects
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Antiques, Genealogy & History
AP Images R (via Power Library, library card number needed.)
Heritage Quest R
P4A Antiques Reference ( library card number needed.)
Salem History: Historical Encyclopedia of American Business R
Salem History: The Nineties in America R
Salem History: Great Lives from History: Inventors & Inventions R
Salem History: Great Lives from History: Latinos R
Business & Jobs
LearningExpressLibrary R (register as a new user required.)
Biography in Context R
Children & Homework Help
LearningExpressLibrary R (register as a new user required.)
Thinkfinity Thousands of Free Lesson Plans and Educational Resources for Teachers
E-Books & E-Audiobooks
Axis 360 ebooks R
Ebsco Ebooks (via Power Library, library card number required.)
Freading Ebooks R (library card number required.)
Gale Virtual Reference Library R (library card number required.)
MyiLibrary R (library card number required)
OneClick Digital e-audiobooksR
Access PA R
JSTOR R (library card number required.)
LearningExpressLibraryR (register as a new user required.)
POWER Library R (library card number required.)
World Almanac OnlineR (library card number required.)
Gale Health & Wellness Resource Center R
Salem Health: Cancer, Psychology and Mental Health R
Salem Health: Complementary & Alternative Medicine R
Salem Health: Genetics & Inherited Conditions R
Salem Health: Additions & Substance Abuse R
Rocket Languages R
Contemporary Authors R
Salem Literature R
Alexander Music Online Cross-Search Portal
American Song R
African American Song R
Classical Music Library R
Classical Music Free Download R
Classical Scores Library R
Contemporary World Music R
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online R
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries R
Auto Repair Reference Center R
(via Power Library, library card number required.)
Salem Science Encyclopedia of Global Warming R
American Mosaic: The African-American Experience R
American Mosaic: The American Indian Experience R
American Mosaic: The Latin American Experience R
Daily Life Online R
Daily Life Online: Daily Life America R
Daily Life Online: World Folklore and Folklife R
Global Issues in Context R
Hispanic Databook Online R (library card number required.)
Popular Culture Universe R
ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States R
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The widest-ranging and easiest-to-use online collection on African American life ever assembled, The African American Experience is the definitive electronic research tool for African American history and culture from one of the most respected publishers in the field.
|The American Indian Experience (AIE) is a full-text digital resource exploring the histories and contemporary cultures of the indigenous peoples of the United States.|
Wide-ranging and easy to use, the Latino American Experience (LAE) is the first-ever full-text database focusing on the history and culture of Latinos living in the United States.
American Song is a history database that will contain 50,000 tracks that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past. The database will include songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys.
AccuNet/AP Multimedia Archive
(via the POWER Library)
An archive of more than 500,000 current and historical photographs and graphics that can be searched by date, place and subject. Updated daily.
This database is the first online resource to document the history of African American music in an online music listening service. The collection contains a diverse range of genres such as jazz, blues, gospel, ragtime, folk songs, and narratives, among others.
Search for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, or combine criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search.
Selections range from the earliest Gregorian chants to works by modern composers—including symphonic music, vocal and instrumental music, choral works, and other forms. Content is published under licensing agreements with more than 30 music l abels, including major labels and independents, with ongoing license negotiations adding to the range of available tracks.
Download weekly updated free classical music and play it on your MP3 player.
Classical Scores Library will contain 400,000 pages of classical scores from both in-copyright and public domain editions. The major composers output is represented, as well as many lesser known composers and works.
|Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on all of the more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors whose entries appear in Contemporary Authors and Contemporary Authors New Revision Series. Updated monthly, Contemporary Authors allows users to search for an author by name, title of work, nationality, date and place of birth and death, subject/genre, personal and career information, awards and honors, and more.|
|Contemporary World Music will contain 50,000 tracks that delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent. The database will contain important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.|
Combining three rich databases to provide a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary resource that supports history, social studies, English, and language students, Daily Life Online moves seamlessly from past to present, providing context for contemporary life and culture.
|A dazzling web experience for anyone with a hankering to explore the back roads and byways of the American experience.|
|Folklore permeates the everyday lives of people around the world. We inherit a rich tradition of holidays, festivals, language, stories and fairy tales, proverbs, foodways, and folk remedies that define our society and our place within it. World Folklore and Folklife provides an exciting and accessible way to explore this vast and growing treasury of knowledge.|
Web offers a variety of databases, including:
• MasterFILE Premier: Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE™ Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.
• Middle Search Plus: contains full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.
• Newspaper Source: provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc.
• Primary Search: contains full text for more than 70 popular, elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).
• ERIC: provides access to education literature and resources.
• Teacher Reference Center: provides indexing and abstracts for 280 periodicals. In addition, 96% of journals indexed in TRC are peer-reviewed.
• Business Source Premier: Designed for business libraries, this is the industry's most used business research database, providing the full text for more than 2,150 journals
• Magazine Article Summaries Ultra School Edition: This comprehensive database, designed specifically for high school libraries, contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines including America's Civil War, American Heritage, and more.
|Ebrary offers unlimited multi-user access to more than 20,000 ebooks online, including fictions and non-fictions.|
A collection of downloadable ebooks focusing on popular, current fiction. Freading works on a unique token system. Every Eastern Monroe Public Library card holder will receive six tokens a week to "spend" on ebooks of their choice. Ebooks cost between 1 and 4 tokens as determined by the publisher of each book. Learn more about tokens http://easternmonroe.freading.com/questions/index.
|Gale Health & Wellness Resource Center||Health & Wellness Resource Center delivers up-to-date reference material as well as full-text magazines, journals, and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources.|
|Gale Virtual Reference Library||With Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) you can browse, search and download eBook articles anytime from any Internet-connected device. The eBooks you can access are digitally reproduced from trusted, authoritative reference works from Gale.|
|Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues. Each of these gateway pages includes an overview, unique "perspectives" articles written by local experts, reference, periodical, primary source and statistical information. Rich multimedia - including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs - enhance each portal. Use Browse Issues and Topics, Country Finder, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.|
The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online is the first comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. More than 9,000 pages of material, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world, make this the most complete body of work focused on world music.
With over 25,000 books, the entire U.S. Federal Census, and other expanding collections, HeritageQuest Online gives any library the chance to tap in to one of the largest collections of genealogy material in the country. The library also provides in-house access to ancestry.com, which has more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases.
|Hispanic Databook Online||Hispanic Databook Online includes detailed data on national, state, county, and place (city, town, etc.) levels. It contains
profiles on 782 places with the highest concentrations of Hispanic/Latino population, comprising 23 ethnic backgrounds
from Argentinean to Venezuelan, and includes 26 topics, including Homeownership, Income, Language Spoken, Jobs,
Rent, and Poverty. In addition to providing significant facts and figures, The Hispanic Databook also compares and ranks
all states, counties and places by all topics—allowing users to get to exactly the data they need in minutes.
|JSTOR||JSTOR offers a high-quality, interdisciplinary archive to support scholarship and teaching. It includes archives of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. The entire corpus is full-text searchable, offers search term highlighting, includes high-quality images, and is interlinked by millions of citations and references.|
LearningExpressLibrary.com offers test preparation materials and interactive practice exams based on official tests. This service provides immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.
The library has renewed its subscription for two simultaneous users; if you can't access the database, please try again at a later time.
|Morningstar helps you identify stocks or mutual funds that meet your needs. Create your own stock or fund screens with the Morningstar Screener, or use Morningstar Screens to get ideas on stocks and funds.|
MyiLibrary an online eBook and eContent resource for libraries.
|An all-new, easy-to-use website and platform for downloading e-audiobooks.|
Databases for many different levels of research, including SIRS Discoverer, an interactive reference tool for young readers including: full-text articles and graphics, country facts, and World Almanac; and Auto Repair Reference Center.
|Popular Culture Universe||Pop Culture Universe is an authoritative, yet irresistible, digital library of information on American and world popular culture, past and present—in a package as dynamic as the topic it covers.Built on hundreds of award-winning titles for all levels of researchers, PCU provides a safe haven for investigating topics that appeal to students—without the bias, advertising, suggestive content, or questionable authorship of commercial or fan sites.|
Wondering if that chair Aunt Kay gave you 50 years ago might be
worth something? You can easily find auction records using the P4A ("Prices for Antiques").
|ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States||The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.|
|The premier source of business and residential for reference and research.|
|Learn a language with online language courses & software from Rocket Languages. With With 11 foreign languages, audio lessons you can download, just choose which language you want to learn, complete the lessons at your own pace, and before you know it you'll be speaking confidently.|
Cancer, Psychology & Mental Health
|Virtually all of the content in Salem Health: Cancer and Psychology & Mental Health is available online, including illustrations and sidebars, indexes, appendixes and other back matter. The electronic resource includes extremely flexible search and browsing capabilities. Students and patrons can save articles and searches to personalized logon areas for later retrie.|
|The topic of global warming has become a major issue over the past few years. More and more, people are learning about environmental sciences and the possible planetary effects of our everyday actions. Encyclopedia of Global Warming provides complete, authoritative coverage of the science, policy and social issues surrounding global warming and climate change. The essays in this set address a broad range of topics, from scientific concepts to social issues to current laws, organizations, people, and much more.|
|Salem History is a database and website providing online access to selected Salem Press history reference titles.|
|Salem Literature offers in-depth coverage of the authors studied most in high school and college classrooms.|
This database is a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions. The collection provides interested listeners with an unprecedented variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms.
|Thousands of Free Lesson Plans and Educational Resources for Teachers.|
|TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.|
|The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.|
Offers access to essential statistics on hundreds of topics in a searchable format with a wealth of content not available anywhere else.
last updated January 16, 2014