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Encyclopedia Britannica Online - Includes the complete Encyclopedia Britannica, Britannica's Internet Guide, and Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary
Funded by the Ramapo Catskill Library System.
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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 Library NOVEL Program.
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Encyclopedia Judaica, 2nd Edition (2007) - The landmark Encyclopaedia Judaica, lauded as the standard work on Judaism since first appearing in the early 1970s, has been extensively revised and expanded for this long-awaited new edition.
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library.
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CountryWatch - Comprehensive background on the 192 countries of the world
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library.
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Mango Language Learning - Immerses you in real, everyday conversations in over 2 dozen languages for English speakers and English for foreigners.
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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.
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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.
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EBSCO Masterfile Premiere - Searchable full text for nearly 1,860 journals, including Consumer Reports and Business Week.
Funded by RCLS and the New York State Library NOVEL program
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Biography in Context - Biography in Context delivers outstanding research support with nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography.
Funded by the RCLS Central Library (Newburgh Free Library).
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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.
Funded by the New York State Library NOVEL Program.
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Books-in-Print - The first place to find currently available and forthcoming books, audios, and videos.
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library
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LearningExpress Library - Practice exams, based on official tests, that will help you improve your scores on academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams.
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library.
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Cengage Gale LegalForms - 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.
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library Library.
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Testing & Education Reference Center Basic - In-depth information on 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.
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library.
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ChiltonLibrary - 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.
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Classical Music Library - An ever-growing, fully searchable classical music resource. Remote users select "Ramapo Catskill Library System" and enter library card number.
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library
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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.
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library
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Jazz Music Library - For online listening of thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres. Remote users select "Ramapo Catskill Library System" and enter library card number.
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library
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American Song - An eclectic collection of music from Americans of diverse origins and all walks of life, from Americaís past and present. Remote users select "Ramapo Catskill Library System" and enter library card number.
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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).
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Infotrac Newsstand - More than 33.5 million full-text articles from more than 1,100 newspapers, including Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Christian Science Monitor, The Financial Times (London), The New York Times, The Times (London), USA Today and many others.
Funded by the New York State Library NOVEL program
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New York State Newspapers - Full-text of 7 New York state newspapers: Buffalo News, Syracuse Herald American, Syracuse Herald-Journal, Syracuse Post-Standard, New York Observer, New York Post, and New York Times (2000-present).
Funded by the New York State Library NOVEL program
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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
Funded by the New York State Library NOVEL program
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Journal News via Proquest - Full text of the Journal News 1999-present.
Funded by Finkelstein Memorial Library.
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Rockland County Messenger - Published Weekly from Haverstraw, 1847-1898
Produced and funded by the New City Library.
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ProQuest New York Times - The complete text of recent (1999-present) articles is provided in the ASCII format.
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library.
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ProQuest Historical New York Times - The complete text of older ( -2005) articles is provided in the ASCII format.
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library.
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Literature Resources Library Access
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Twayne's Authors - Features the content of nearly 600 books that comprise three print series --United States Authors, English Authors and World Authors -- each of which were carefully coordinated with input from librarians and educators to include authors universally studied in high schools and colleges.
Funded by the New York State Library NOVEL program.
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Gale Literature Resource Center - Critical essays on contemporary authors; lives and careers of authors of all eras and genres; biographies and bibliographies on more than 90,000 contemporary authors.
Funded by the RCLS Central Library (Newburgh Free Library).
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NoveList - 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.
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library
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NoveList K-8 - A reader's advisory service. Find youth fiction titles similar to authors or titles you already enjoy.
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LitFinder - Over 100,000 full-text poems, including 10,000 under copyright. Plus Story Finder with thousands of full-text short stories.
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library.
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Fiction Connection - Discover titles similar to books you already enjoy.
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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.
Funded by the New York State Library NOVEL program.
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LearningExpress Library - Practice exams, based on official tests, that will help you improve your scores on academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams.
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library.
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Medline Plus - Information on 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.
Funded by the National Library of Medicine
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PubMed Central - National Library of Medicine's digital archive of life sciences literature (for medical and health services professionals).
Funded by the National Library of Medicine
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Business Insights: Essentials - Easy-to-use company fundamentals and investment research reports; industry rankings, profiles, market share data, company histories, and more.
Funded by the New York State Library NOVEL program.
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Brainfuse JobNow Live Assistance - JobNow, powered by Brainfuse, provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job.
Funded by the Ramapo Catskill Library System.
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AtoZdatabases - Premiere reference and marketing database including 30 million business profiles and 220 million residents..
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library.
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LearningExpress Library - Practice exams, based on official tests, that will help you improve your scores on academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams.
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library.
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Cengage Gale LegalForms - 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.
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library Library.
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Biography in Context - Biography in Context delivers outstanding research support with nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography.
Funded by the RCLS Central Library (Newburgh Free Library).
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Annals of American 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.
Funded by the Ramapo Catskill Library System.
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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.
Funded by federal funds, New York State funding for library systems, special grants and annual membership dues.
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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 to 1912.
Funded by federal funds, New York State funding for library systems, special grants and annual membership dues.
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Britannica Kids - Britannica Elementary; Comptonís by Britannica; Merriam-Websterís Student Dictionary; interactive timelines; Video and audio content; Interactive world atlas; Age-appropriate magazine articles.
Funded by the Ramapo Catskill Library System.
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21st-Century Explorer - online reference and learning tools for students who read below grade level, are dealing with specific learning problems, or are at risk of falling behind.
Funded by the RCLS Central Library (Newburgh Free Library).
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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 Library NOVEL Program.
In Library Access Home Access
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.
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library
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CollegeSource - Over 29,000 College Catalogs in complete cover-to-cover, original page format
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library.
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LearningExpress Library - Practice exams, based on official tests, that will help you improve your scores on academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams.
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library.
In Library Access Home Access
Testing & Education Reference Center Basic - In-depth information on 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.
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library.
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NoveList K-8 - A reader's advisory service. Find youth fiction titles similar to authors or titles you already enjoy.
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library
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EBSCO Middle Search - Provides full text for over 100 magazines covering general topics appropriate for middle and jr. high school students.
Funded by RCLS and the New York State Library NOVEL program
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EBSCO Middle Search via Searchasaurus - The same database as above, presented through a colorful, easy-to-use interface.
Funded by RCLS and the New York State Library NOVEL program
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EBSCO Kids Search - A search interface designed specifically for elementary/middle school students according to their needs and search abilities.
Funded by RCLS and the New York State Library NOVEL program
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CountryWatch - Comprehensive background on the 192 countries of the world
Funded by the Finkelstein Memorial Library.
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Biography in Context - Biography in Context delivers outstanding research support with nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography.
Funded by the RCLS Central Library (Newburgh Free Library).
In Library Access Home Access