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 Research Help and Links


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These links will take you to searchable sites where you can print or email articles from books, magazines, and newspapers. Some of these sites are portals to related information. You might want to read these search tips from the New York Public Library, or talk to a librarian before you begin.

The Web, News, & More Need-to-Know

Web Searching (Google, Yahoo! & more)
General Information (Encyclopedia Britannica, biographies, consumer reports & more)
Internet Public Library a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment. Resources for adults, Teens and children.
Merriam-Webster Online (a dictionary, thesaurus, & Spanish/English dictionary)
News (Text from more than 100 major and 7 New York state newspapers.)
Google Maps  

 

Research by Subject: Scroll down for related links.
Audio Books | Arts | Business & Careers | Gardens & Farms | Genealogy & History | Health | Literature & Humanities | Pets | Recipes | Religion | Science & Environment | Technology

Audio Books
LibriVox: Free Audiobooks ( volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain and release the audio filesback obnto the net.)

Art
American Memory (From the Library of Congress: written and spoken words, images, and music that document the American experience.)
Artcyclopedia

Business & Careers
Business Databases (Information on thousands of US and international companies.)
New York State Tax Forms
Federal IRS Forms

InterJob Search (From Middletown Thrall Library.)
Orange County Job Opportunities
Orange Ulster BOCES

Gardening & Farms
Cornell Cooperative Extension & 4-H
Orange County Farmers' Markets

Genealogy & History
History & Genealogy Databases (American and world history, HeritageQuest, & much more)

Health
Health Databases (Information on fitness, nutrition, disease, herbal remedies, etc.)

Literature & Humanities
Literature Databases (Includes content of nearly 600 books and critical essays.)
Voice of the Shuttle (A portal to major humanities database. )

Pet Care & Animal Shelters
HealthyPet.com
Pets Alive
Town of Monroe Dog Shelter
Warwick Valley Humane Society

Recipes
All Recipes.com
Epicurious.com
Food Network.com
Kids Health Recipes

Religion
BBC Interviews with Religious Leaders
American Religious Experience
Religion Online (More than 6,000 articles by religious scholars.)

Science & Environment
Amateur Astonomers Assoc. of New York
Applied Math & Science Education Repository
Biodiversity Hostspots
Discovery Channel News
U.S. Geological Survey
Visible Earth (A catalog of NASA images)
World Wildlife Fund

Technology
How Stuff Works (General information on computers)
TechEncyclopedia

Catalogs & Booklists

Find Books & More in Our Catalog
Other Regional Library Catalogs
Southeastern NY Library Catalogs
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