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 with a library card and password.
To obtain a temporary library card online, click here.
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A great place to start your research, 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.
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Another search tool option:
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.
In addition to these Suffolk County resources, the Cold Spring Harbor Library offers:
Click here for the full Suffolk County Public Libraries online resources list
Resources for CSH Patrons
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. Business Source Premier is superior to the competition in full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.
Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.
Literary Reference™ Center (LRC Plus) is a full-text database that combines information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Publishing. Literary Reference Center Plus contains everything in Literary Reference™ Center, plus the following: over 1,200 additional full-text literary reference books/works, over 200 additional full-text literary journals and magazines, 35 volumes of new contemporary literature titles from Salem Press, 40 full-text literary guides and 72 literary videos.
This family history resource is available for use inside the library.