The Cold Spring Harbor Library & Environmental Center and the libraries in Suffolk County provide a group of licensed, Internet-accessible databases selected by librarians to facilitate your research endeavors. You may access library databases from home using your library card number, (which can be found on the back side of your library card) and your PIN/library account password. To obtain a temporary library card online, click here.
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A great place to start your research, with information that is citable, verifiable, and accurate. You will be connected with over 600 reference books that include resources from your library’s catalog and journal databases. Tutorials and videos with useful research tips are also at this site. Literati’s search tools provide easy access to images, definitions, quotations, and more. There is even a tool to help you solve crosswords! Create an account and you can save your research. Just log in and you can pick up where you left off.
A one-search option which combs through the County Catalog and full-text e-Resources databases, including Academic Search, Masterfile, Health Source Consumer, National Newspapers, Credo Reference, and Yahoo Images.
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*This family history resource is available for use inside the library.
Business Source Premier is the industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. This database provides full text back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998.
Literary Reference™ Center Plus combines information from full-text literary reference books/works, full-text literary journals and magazines, full-text literary guides, and literary videos.
Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.