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Click on the link of the database that you would like to search. Have your library card available. You may need your barcode number to access some of these databases.

21st Century Explorer Access From Library Access From Home
This database provides user-friendly learning tools for students and helpful educator resources for teachers.

2-1-1 Long Island
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2-1-1 Long Island is a free, non-emergency information and referral service that connects Long Island residents to health and human services they may need on a daily basis or during a disaster. 2-1-1 specialists are trained specifically in connecting people to health and human services resources quickly and easily. Available by telephone (dial 2-1-1 or toll free at 1-888-774-7633) and online, 2-1-1 Long Island provides callers and web visitors with detailed information on nearly 10,000 community resources for help and assistance in a range of areas.

Ancestry Library Access From Library
This database is a genealogical research tool that provides access to more than 1.5 billion names in more than 4,000 databases, including census records, immigration records, and passenger lists.

Britannica Online Access From LibraryAccess From Home
Includes the complete encyclopedia as well as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and the Britannica Book of the year.

Byki Access From LibraryAccess From Home
Learn new languages online.

Career Cruising Access From Library Access From Home
An interactive career resource designed for people of all ages. It can help you find the right career, explore different career options, and plan for future education and training.

Computer Skills, Beginner to Advanced   
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This computer skills tutorial program offers instruction in Microsoft Office Applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and Internet Explorer, and Adobe Acrobat from home or from the library. From beginner to advanced user, there is a lesson for you.

Consumer Reports Access From Library Access From Home
Consumer ReportsThis award-winning database's articles, blogs, forums, and videos enable consumers to make better purchasing decisions on all the products they are shopping for from dishwashers to digital cameras to infant car seats, save money on home improvement plans, shore up personal finances, improve their health, and more. The site also features the ability to Shop Online for everything from electronics to appliances, new and used car pricing, and the New Car Selector Tool.

Cyprus Resume Access From Library Access From Home
An online tool that helps you effortlessly create a professional resume in just a few minutes. Its easy-to-use format assures you won’t spend hours trying to perfect your document—all the hard work is done for you. Simply plug in your basic information (as little or as much as you’d like), and Cypress Resume creates a perfectly formatted document to help you land that dream job.

EBSCOHost Access From Library Access From Home
Search EBSCOhost for information on business, health, current events, arts, science and entertainment from magazines and newspapers. It includes links to Searchasaurus for children, Novelist and TopicSearch. You will need to enter your library card barcode to access this service.

EBSCOHost Bases de datos Access From Library Access From Home
Search EBSCOhost for information on business, health, current events, arts, science and entertainment from magazines and newspapers. It includes links to Searchasaurus for children, Novelist and TopicSearch. You will need to enter your library card barcode to access this service.

EBSCO Health Databases
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provides comprehensive evidence-based reports and fact sheets in Spanish on all aspects of consumer health and wellness. Topic specific reports covering all aspects of health offer valuable overviews on diseases, conditions, procedures and various treatments. The content found in this database includes a diverse collection of health related themes: first aid, infant/child care and illnesses, alternative medicine, aging and wellness. Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

EBSCO’s Salud en Español
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provides comprehensive evidence-based reports and fact sheets in Spanish on all aspects of consumer health and wellness. Topic specific reports covering all aspects of health offer valuable overviews on diseases, conditions, procedures and various treatments. The content found in this database includes a diverse collection of health related themes: first aid, infant/child care and illnesses, alternative medicine, aging and wellness. Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

FindLaw Access From Library Access From Home
Is a web portal for law, government, and legal resources for use by legal professionals, consumers and small businesses.

Freegal Access From Home
This exciting music service offers access to over 3 million songs including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total, the collection is comprised of music from over 10,000 labels with music that originates in over 60 countries. Hempstead Library card holders can download five tracks a week for free. There is no software to download.

Gale Group Access From Library
A web version of Gale Research products: Associations Unlimited, Biography Researach Center, Literature Resource Center, Student Resource Center, Student Health Module, History Resource Center, Opposing Viewpoints, Consulta (en espanol), and Biography and Genealogy Master Index.

GreenFILE Access From Library Access From Home
A database of information about environmental concerns. This resource offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE serves as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet.

Grolier Online Access From Library Access From Home
Contains the Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia; the New Book of Knowledge; Popular Science; Lands and Peoples, America the Beautiful and the nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre en linea.

Hempstead Library Card Catalog
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View our holdings as well as the holdings in all Nassau County libraries. With your library barcode and PIN number you can check your account by clicking on My Library Account

Information Please Access From Library Access From Home
is a collection of almanacs and reference books loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records.

¡Informe! Access From Library Access From Home
A Spanish language online database.

¡Infórmese Aquí! Access From Library Access From Home

InfoTrac Access From Library Access From Home
Use InfoTrac to search magazine, newspapers (NY Times daily updates), and reference books for information on business, health, industry, current events, the arts, science, entertainment, etc.

InfoTrac Kids and Juniors Editions
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Use these databases to search magazines, reference books and newspapers for information on the elementary and middle-school levels.

Learning Express Library
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Workplace Skills Improvement
Learning Express Library is the leading source of test preparation materials and interactive practice exams, based on official tests that will help you improve your scores on academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams. They provide immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and individualized analysis of your score.

Job & Career Accelerator
Start Your Job Search Now! Get detailed information on occupations that suit your interests. Access current job listings from over 5 million job postings, which are collected from all major job boards. Create professional resumes and cover letters, master interviewing and networking techniques, and more. Job & Career Accelerator is your guide to getting hired! Use the following to access Job & Career Accelerator directly: 
     

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Computer Skills Access From Library
This tutorial program, available through Learning Express Library, offers instruction in Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook and Internet Explorer. From beginner to advanced, there is a lesson for you.

Literature Resource Center Access From Library
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world, supplemented by the scholarly materials of the Scribner Writers Series and Twayne’s World , U.S. , and English Authors Series. The MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available.

LitFinder Access From Library Access From Home
Includes PoemFinder, StoryFinder and EssayFinder.

NextReads Access From Library Access From Home
With this exciting new service, you can subscribe to e-mail newsletters featuring all types of books: historical fiction, fantasy, travel, Christian fiction, romance, and more. Each list is linked to the library’s online catalog.

Newsday Access From Library Access From Home
Access to full text articles from Newsday's archives from 1985 to present.

NOVEL Databases
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NOVEL databases are provided by the New York State Library through a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant to the New York State Library. Databases include: Health Reference Center, Business and Company Resource Center, Twayne Author Series, Custom Newspapers, New York State Newspapers and the National Newspaper Index.

Novelist Access From Library Access From Home
A readers' advisory database will full-text reviews and annotations for over 20,000 titles. Searches can be made for children's, young adult, and adult levels.

Oxford Art OnlineAccess From Library Access From Home
This comprehensive reference tool for visual arts includes articles and images as well as links to additional online resources.

Oxford Music Online
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The print edition of this dictionary spans 29 volumes. It is widely used throughout the academic and professional community as well as by music lovers worldwide.

ProQuest Access From Library Access From Home
database offers access to over 1,800 newspapers, periodicals, and academic journals. ProQuest includes coverage of many national newspapers, such as The Washington Post, Newsday, The Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Barron’s, USA Today, The New York Times (full-text for 90 days), and the Wall Street Journal (full-text back to 1989). Also included is access to Hoover’s Company Records and an interdisciplinary research library.

Tax Forms
New York State
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Federal forms
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World Book Online Access From Library Access From Home
Includes the complete World Book Encyclopedia, an atlas, and the Enciclopedia Estidiantil Hallazgos.


Children's Room

Young Adults

Sitios En Español

Freegal Music