SLEEPY HOLLOW LIBRARY ONLINE CATALOG (OPAC)
Search our Library collections: e-books, audiobooks, visual media
A collection of more than 500 e-books and audio books. Compatible with Desktops/Laptops. Mobile Devices, eBOOK Readers and Portable Devices. May require additional downloads.
A collection of more than 300 curriculum-based e-books. Accessible using OPAC or through this link. Password needed, see library staff. These e-books can be bookmarked, notated and can be used by an unlimited number of students
at one time.
GALE VIRTUAL REFERENCE LIBRARY
A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
Over 12,000 primary and secondary sources, including 1,200 documents, 4,000 images, 200 maps and 200 audio/video recordings. Includes over 2,000 biographies of important historical and current government figures.
A survey of American history from 1350 to the present.
Covers politics, historical events, literature, philosophy, science, art and economics. Contains feature stories, maps, photos, timelines, news analysis, biographies and more, organized chronologically and thematically. Includes a teacher component with suggested classroom activities and curricular tie-ins.
BrainPOP ESL is dedicated to teaching English to students all over the world through animated movies, exciting study tools, quizzes and fun games! NEW! See Library Staff for username and password.
BRITANNICA ONLINE SCHOOL EDITION K-12
Contains four complete encyclopedias specifically designed for Elementary, Middle and Secondary Schools, with separate encyclopedia searching features for each age group.
Information rich directory useful to primarily Middle School Students. Find research materials, photos, podcasts, video clips and more. Subjects include the Arts, Biology, Chemistry English, Geometry, Health, Mathematics, Music, Physics, Science, Social Studies, Sports, Technology, and more.
CLASSROOM VIDEO ON DEMAND
Streaming video collection covering literature, history, science, business, the arts, world cultures, careers, technology and more. Also has additional features for teachers.
Provides political and economic news, statistics and maps for all recognized countries of the world. Coverage is updated continuously. Provides on-line information update from ten international news organizations, as well as periodic data updates to provide the latest political, economic, corporate, and environmental information on a country by country basis as it occurs.
- MagillOnLiteraturePlus definitive online source for editorially reviewed critical analyses and brief plot summaries of the most studied works in the history of literature.
- GreenFILE information on the human impact on the environment including global warming, sustainability, recycling, renewable energy, pollution, going green.
- Teacher Reference Center indexing and abstracts for popular periodicals for educators.
- Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts Selective journals and research reports on many aspects of information literacy.
- Other EBSCO Databases
FactSite: MYTHOLOGY NEW!
Tales of 760 Greek & Roman gods, goddesses, heroes, places, and events. Connects mythology to art, music, science, literature, and language (word histories and modern usage). Includes hundreds of articles on World Mythology.
- Biography in Context Use this database to research biographies of famous people.
- Business & Company Resource Center Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information - includes co. profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, co. histories, and periodicals.
- General OneFile This is the one to use to find basic magazine articles.
- Health Reference Center Journals of medicine, nursing, health and nutrition.
- InfoTrac Newsstand This is the one to find basic newspaper articles.
- Literature Resource Center Literary criticism and biographical information on 130,000 writers from around the world.
- LitFinder Provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.
- Opposing Viewpoints in Context A comprehensive source of information on contemporary social issues.
- Student Resources in Context Resources on all subjects for students who want a Web-surfing experience without the clutter that fails to provide reliable information. Includes articles from periodicals, newspapers, books, primary sources, multimedia, and video and audio content from major production sources such as NPR and network broadcasters.
- Twayne Author Series Contains the full-text of 200 frequently used Twayne Literary Masters books on World, US, or English authors. Includes biography and literary criticism.
- Other GALE Databases
Full-text academic journals for scholarly research. Collections in Arts & Sciences, Business, Life Sciences, Language and Literature, Math & Statistics, Music, Ecology and many other subjects.
Excellent source for poetry from all centuries, as well as critical biographies and articles about poets and poetry.
Provides some full-text of local and regional Gannett-owned newspapers, including the Journal-News.
An online resource of countries, culltures, and current events for middle and high schools. Includes: Amazing Animals of the World, America the Beautiful, Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia, Lands and People, New Book of Knowledge, New Book of Popular Science, La Neuva Enciclopedia Cumbre. Also makes available 73 world newspapers.
A collection of scientific journals for students pursuing advanced scientific research.
Access available via assigned password, see librarian.
Essays, images, news items, videos, animations, diagrams, experiments, biographies and more, searchable by subject area and type of resource. For teachers: content tied to New York State Standards
WORLD BOOK ADVANCED ENCYCLOPEDIA
Has various levels of the World Book Encyclopedia including Kids and Discover, Student and Advanced. Also includes a Spanish language version: Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos.
WORLD HISTORY: ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL ERAS
World history from prehistory through the Renaissance with primary sources and timelines covering ancient cultures and providing a worldwide perspective beyond Western civilization.
WORLD HISTORY: THE MODERN ERA
World history beginning with the emergence of Europe in 1500 and covering African, Asian and Middle Eastern empires, the Enlightenment, revolutions, imperialism, the rise of nationalism, industrialization, the World Wars, the Cold War and the Global World of today.