• Log in HERE with your school Google account to access the database passwords. 

    If the database has the word NOVEL next to it that means the ability to log in is based on you being located in New York State. If you are out of state you cannot access these.


    Click HERE to be taken directly to the Great Neck Public Library's page of databases.  Check out Gale Virtual Reference Library, Bloom's Literary Reference Online, and Science in Context plus many other databases..




    Business Insights: Essential delivers authoritative company and industry information, articles, and statistical data.

    Career Zone NY is a place to  explore careers related to your strengths, skills and talents.

    Entrepreneurship (NOVEL) is a comprehensive database that covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more. It combines authoritative periodical and reference content to support prospective and current entrepreneurs as well as business students. Experience an easy-to-browse interface mapped to four key stages—plan, fund, start, and manage—to fit your research needs at any point in your business's development.


    Computer Science


    Gale OneFile: Computer Science (NOVEL) provides access to business and technical publications in the computer, electronics, and telecommunications industries.


    Culinary Arts

    Culinary Arts (NOVEL) offers a smorgasbord of information—more than five million articles from more than 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as book reference content from Delmar such as About Wine, Introduction to Catering, Advanced Bread and Pastry, and Eat Fit Be Fit.



    Educator's Reference (NOVEL) is a great resource for any educator—from the school teacher and administrator to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete seeks to provide full text for titles in the ERIC database and covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty—such as technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing. It also provides insight on issues in administration, funding, and policy.




    Critical Survey of Graphic Novels is a database that covers the material and techniques of graphic literature.

    Gods, Goddesses, and Mythology is a unique, far reaching resource that explores prehistoric and classical gods and goddesses as well as contemporary myths found in literature and popular culture.

    Great American Writers is a user-friendly resource that introduces readers to the lives and works of nearly one hundred of the most talented North American writers of the present and the past.

    Great World Writers looks at the lives and works of the most influential international writers of the modern era from Britain to South Africa, from Japan to Poland, and dozens of nations in between.

    Popular Contemporary Writers details the lives and works of nearly one hundred of the world's most-read popular writers of the present and recent past are presented in this engaging resource.


    Fine Arts

    Fine Arts (NOVEL) places 10.4 million articles at the fingertips of serious students of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. More than 250 journals covered in databases such as the Wilson Art Index and the Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) index are available in full text.


    General Databases


    Britannica Academic (NOVEL)  includes Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools.

    Britannica Escholar (NOVEL) accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students and students learning Spanish.  Available at two levels—primary and secondary.

    Britannica School (NOVEL) A source for all grades (Pre-K-12) and all reading abilities.  Available at three levels--elementary, middle, and high.

    Chelsea House Biographies Online is for all your biography needs.   

    Ebook Library contains over 5,000 full text books including classics.

    Gale Academic Onefile (NOVEL) contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources.

    Gale Academic OneFile Select with Subject Collections (NOVEL) is a resource for academic research includes scholarly journals and selected general interest titles in a wide variety of subjects.

    Gale General OneFile with Subject Collections (NOVEL)contains news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics

    Gale OneFile:Informe Academico (NOVEL) is a Spanish interface provides access to Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals both from and about Latin America. 

    Jstor provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines. You can set up your own login information but only while physically in school.

    Proquest Research Library is a diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and other timely sources across the top 150 subject areas. By covering more subject areas then other resources, it is ideal for serving diverse needs, from the one-time user to the interdisciplinary needs of serious research.

    World Book Online is one of the worlds most famous encyclopedias online in a multi media format.




    Diseases and Disorder deals with general healthcare issues and over 250 infectious diseases, mental disorders and noninfectious diseases.

    Drugs and Society is a comprehensive resource examinung a wide range of issues concerning addiction, treatment, and the societal impact of drugs.

    Food and Nutrition aims to help the reader make healthful and safe choices about all aspects of food and nutrition.

    Gale OneFile: Health And Medicine (NOVEL) provides full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a variety of personal health information sources.

    Health Encyclopedia is an essential resource for people looking to make the right decisions about a healthy lifestyle.

    Sex and Society contains over 250 articles on relationships, parenting, social and cultural issues, health and making personal choices. 


    Issues and Controversies


    Issues and Controversies is here to explore current issues and events with in-depth articles made to inspire thought-provoking de bates. Topic pages feature the latest related news from Reuters as well as a variety of helpful background information, from the key pro/con arguments to chronologies of related events to primary documents. It is updated weekly.

    Issues and Controversies in American History has history come alive, not as a mere recitation of names and dates but as a series of turning points where the future hung in the balance and opinions raged on all sides.  

    Opposing Viewpoints in Context (NOVEL) covers today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana.


    News and Magazines


    Flipster Click the link to find directions for reading magazines online using your iPad.  You can also use this link to  get Flipster on your computer

    Gale OneFile News (NOVEL) is a full-text newspaper database has several New York Newspapers including the New York Times from 1995 on, and over 1,000 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers.

    Newsday is THE daily newspaper of Long Island.  Look here for local news.

    New York State Newspapers (NOVEL) is a subset of Gale OneFile: News, this database includes articles from newspapers from around New York State including: Glens Falls Post-StarNew York TimesNew York ObserverNew York Post, and Newsday.

    The New York Times is the newspaper of record. You can access this in the school building.

    Popular Magazines (NOVEL) provides access to the most searched magazines across the OneFile products. All of the titles are selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons and the database includes many titles recommended by Bowker's "Magazines for Libraries."

    World News Digest brings together nearly seven decades of news both domestic and international. It is updated weekly and covers all major political, social and economic events since November of 1940.


    Research Tools

    Credo  is here is you are you working on a research project, but having trouble with coming up with a specific topic or keywords you can use to look for research sources?  If so, Credo Reference is a database that can help you get a better idea of a certain subject and what sources are out there on similar subjects. It will also give a good idea of what keywords to use when starting to search for more sources. There are also videos on the basics of research in case you need to brush up on your skills.

    Noodletools is a suite of interactive tools designed to aid students with their online research, from selecting a search engine and finding some relevant sources, to citing those sources and writing a paper. If you need instructions for using Noodletools please click here.

    Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) is an online resource that has information about formatting your research paper and how to get started writing you paper among other topics. If it is a question about the actual writing of your paper the answer can most likely be found here.



    Environmental Studies (NOVEL)  is a digital resource that answers inquiries about environmental concerns with coverage of more than 5.4 million articles from more than 300 journals and book reference content from Delmar, including Soil, Science, and Management; Introduction to Agronomy; Food, Crops, & Environment; Fundamental Soil Science; and more.

    Gender Studies (NOVEL) provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society. The database offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

    Life Sciences is cutting edge coverage of life science topics, including agriculture, anatomy, biochemistry, biology, genetics, medicine, and molecular biology.

    Science (NOVEL) researchers can remain current with the latest scientific developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology, and hundreds of other areas. More than 350 full-text, non-embargoed journals are covered; updated daily, this collection includes more than 1.6 million articles to satisfy almost every scientific inquiry. Key subjects covered include the biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.

    Science Direct is Elsevier's leading information solution for researchers. It combines abstracts, full-text scientific, technical  and health publications.


    Social Studies/History


    American History is a comprehensive resource that spans our nation’s history, with a user-friendly interface and award-winning content. The home page offers many ways to begin exploring the material, from the videos, slideshow overviews, and Topic Centers to the lists of key content.

    Communications and Mass Media (NOVEL) brings together information found in more than 400 journals. Nearly 3 million articles on all aspects of the communications field, including advertising, public relations, linguistics, and literature, meet the needs of researchers.

    Criminal Justice (NOVEL) informs the research process for researchers who are studying law, law enforcement, or terrorism, training for paralegal service, preparing for a career in homeland security, delving into forensic science, investigating crime scenes, developing policy, going to court, writing sociological reports, and much more. The Criminal Justice makes research easy by bringing together information from more than 250 journals.

    Diversity Studies (NOVEL) explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community. This collection includes more than 2.7 million articles from 150 journals, updated daily.

    Economics and Theory (NOVEL) offers instant access to full-text academic journals and magazines—with a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit bibliographic index. Content is useful for starting a business, marketing a product, developing policy, analyzing trends, constructing economic models, investing for the future, researching rates, and more.

    Exploring Ancient Civilizations is a resource covering the period from approximately 6500 BCE to 500 CE.

    Exploring the Middle Ages helps you explore a thousand years of history-from the fall of the Western Roman Empire, the rise of Islam, the flowing of Mayan civilization, and Western Europe in the Middle Ages. 

    Modern World History offers a comprehensive look at world history from the mid-15th century to the present. Thousands of subject entries, biographies, images, videos and slideshows, maps and graphs, primary sources, and timelines combine to provide a detailed and comparative view of the people, places, events, and ideas that have defined modern world history.

    Polling The Nations surveys provide much of the basic underpinning for newspaper and magazine articles, radio and television news reports and speeches of public officials.  Having access to the primary information provides a fresh perspective that can be found in no other place.

    Pop Culture Studies (NOVEL)  provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.

    Psychology (NOVEL)  access to authoritative periodical content supporting research in all fields of psychology— abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative, social and all areas of applied psychology. Researchers, psychologists, counselors, and behavioral scientists will discover relevant information from the thoughts, views, discoveries, and reports found in this comprehensive collection.

    Renaissance and Reformation is a highly visual look at the people, events, scientific advances, and religious, literary, artisitc, and architectural achievements in European and wolrd history from 1300 to 1700.

    Religion and Philosophy (NOVEL) is a comprehensive collection of periodical content covering topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions. Researchers will gain valuable insight about the impact religion has had on culture throughout history, including literature, arts, and language. Updated daily, this library resource supports a broad range of topics from theological approaches to social issues.

    Supreme Court Milestones is a resource that examines some of the most momentous cases in Supreme Court history.

    U.S. History (NOVEL) provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. Updated daily, this library resource offers balanced coverage of events in U.S. history and scholarly work being established in the field.

    World History (NOVEL) provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.



    Britannica Escholar (NOVEL) accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students and students learning Spanish.  Available at two levels—primary and secondary.

    Gale OneFile:Informe Academico (NOVEL) is a Spanish interface provides access to Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals both from and about Latin America.