• Clarkstown High School North » Library Media » ONLINE DATABASES


    The library has access to a variety of web-based research databases. Click on the links listed below to access these resources. Please ask the librarian if you have questions about navigating the databases.

    Many of these resources can also be accessed from home using passwords. Please see the librarian for a home access sheet.

    GALE SCIENCE IN CONTEXT - Covers all the sciences in reference, multimedia, experiments, teacher support, academic and research journals, and comprehensive applications to curriculum and context.

    Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context - is now accessed through the NOVEL link below
    Social and political issues presented as pro/con viewpoint essays, analysis, statistics, primary documents,websites, periodicals and journals.

    ABC-CLIO HISTORYSix databases provide primary sources, in-depth essays, video and audio clips, maps, graphs, etc. for history  and culture through the ages. 
      *American History
      *World at War
      *World History: Ancient and Medieval
      *World History: Modern
      *Daily Life Through History
      *Pop Culture Universe

    GALE U.S. HISTORY IN CONTEXT - provides a complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, issues and current information, and includes broad collection of full-text periodicals, reference works, primary documents and scholarly analysis.

    GALE WORLD HISTORY IN CONTEXT - is a comprehensive online collection that uses an intuitive, Web-like interface to provide multicultural, global and research-based dynamic content that supports today’s history research requirements. Includes biographical entries spanning history and geography.

     GALE GLOBAL ISSUES IN CONTEXT - uses a wealth of resources to explain the historical and contemporary conditions necessary to understand global issues, conflicts and events.

    GALE DATABASES CROSS SEARCH - offers the option to cross search all Gale databases at once in order to increase result options

    JSTOR -digital library for scholars, researchers and students including Arts & Sciences collections, Life Sciences, Business and Ecology & Botany 

    JSTOR GLOBAL PLANTS -an online environment that brings together content, tools, and people interested in plant science

    CQ RESEARCHER ONLINE - Original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news.

    PROQUEST NY TIMES HISTORICAL - Provides full-page digital images of the New York Times from  1851-2009.  

    NOVEL (New York Online Virtual Electronic Library)
    Social Issues
         Opposing Viewpoints in Context - is a multi-media online resource covering today’s hottest social issues

         Business & Company Resource Center  - Includes company profiles, brand information, company histories, SEC reports, periodical articles, and links to relevant Web sites. 

    General Reference/ School-Oriented
         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.

    Health and Medicine
         Gale's Health Reference Center Academic - Full-text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a variety of personal health information sources

         Gale's Academic OneFile - Contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources
         Gale's General OneFile - News and periodical articles on a wide range of topics 

         InfoTrac Custom Newspapers - This full-text newspaper database has several New York Newspapers including the New York Times from 1995 on, and over fifty national and international newspapers.
         National Newspaper Index - Provides indexing (1977 to present) 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. Indexing only. 
         New York State Newspapers - A subset of InfoTrac Custom Newspapers, this database includes articles from newspapers from around New York State including: Glens Falls Post-Star, New York Times, New York Observer, New York Post, Newsday, and Syracuse Post-Standard.
      "Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The New York Library Initiative is a proposal for permanent state funding for NOVELNY, a pilot project for the Statewide Internet Library."

     SALEM PRESS ONLINE - Online versions of the library's collection of Salem Press reference books

    • Literature: Critical Surveys, Critical Insights, Literary Context
    • History: Current Topics, Defining Documents, Great Events, Great Lives, Decades
    • Defining Documents in World History
    • Science: Principles of Climatology, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
    • Sociology: Societal Issues and Behavior