Research

Art | Auto Repair & ReviewsBiography | Business/Finance | Children | Citizenship  | Current Events | Ebooks/Audiobooks | Education/Tests | En Español | Encyclopedias | Genealogy | Government | Grants | Health | History | Homework | IB Program | Jobs/Careers | Language | Literature | Magazines | Movies | Music | Newspapers | Online Learning | Phone Directory | Religion | Science | Taxes | Technology


Subject: Art

Artstor offers over 1 million freely accessible images, videos, documents, and audio files from library special collections, faculty research, and institutional history materials. Anyone may view and download these collections; no subscription or login required.

Fine Arts Music Collection offers more than 150 full-text magazines and journals covering areas such as drama, music, art history, and film-making.

 

fashionUniversity of Fashion brings together the best fashion industry professionals to create lessons that inspire and educate students, teachers, home sewers and the fashion curious.

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Subject: Auto Repair & Reviews

ChiltonLibrary.com offers online automotive repair help for your Do-It-Yourself auto repair needs. Note: You must be a Yonkers Library Card holder to access information from home.

 

auotmdAutoMd is a comprehensive and unbiased free online auto repair resource.

 

edmunds Edmunds.com contains car reviews, prices, inventory, and more, about new and used cars. 

kbbKelley Blue Book online Good for researching buying a new or used car.  

 


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New York DMV Practice Tests – In partnership with Driving-Tests.org, the Westchester Library System is proud to offer free New York State Driver Permit practice tests and driver handbooks online.  Automobile, motorcycle and commercial handbooks and practice tests are available.

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Subject: Biography 


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Biography in Context – Contains biographies that are searchable by date of birth, nationality, occupation, ethnicity, gender and more. Note: You must be a Yonkers Library Card holder to access information from home.

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Subject: Business & Finance

Business Insights: Essentials – Detailed company and industry news that includes profiles, company histories, brand information, rankings and investment reports. 
 
 

 Mergent Archives – Features an indexed collection of more than a century’s worth of global corporate and industry related documents. This collection contains hundreds of thousands of reports covering over 100 countries and industries. 

 

Mergent Intellect –  Powered by Hoover’s™, Mergent Intellect is a web-based application that features a deep collection of worldwide business information that enables companies to generate insightful business intelligence.


Mergent Online  – Provides Internet-based access to the most detailed, accurate and comprehensive global company database available, with the latest in features and functions. 

 

Reference Solutions – Information on Business and US Residents. Note: You must be a Yonkers Library Card holder to access information from home.

 

smallbusinessSmall Business Collection – Perfect for business schools and entrepreneurs, this compilation provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories. Users will find hundreds of full text subject-appropriate periodicals. 

 

thomasnet

ThomasNet is a directory of industrial product information covering 650,000 distributors, manufacturers and service companies within 67,000-plus industrial categories. 


Subject: Children

Gale in Context: Elementary – Introduce elementary students to database searching with resources featuring age-appropriate, curriculum-related content.

 

Gale in Context: Middle School– Explore the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, history, literature, and more.

 

novelist k-8

NoveList K-8 Plus – Specifically targeting grades K-8. Provides recommendations, series information, book reviews and more.

 

tumblebooksTumblebooks – An online collection of animated, talking picture books, reading comprehension quizzes, educational games, and teacher resources. Click here for Apple app.  Click here for Android app.

tumblebooks bibliotecaBiblioteca Tumblebooks – son libros animados, con ilustraciones que hablan, para enseñar a losniños los placeres de la lectura en un formato que les encantará.  

 

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Subject: Citizenship 

US Citizenship Test Free App – Use this app to practice the USCIS Citizenship test or just test your knowledge on US History and Government. Features flash cards for all 100 pre-set USCIS questions. 


immigrationUS Citizenship Test in English
 
– 100 Civics Questions and Answers with MP3 Audio (English version)
US Citizenship Test in Spanish 
– 100 Civics Questions and Answers with MP3 Audio (Spanish version)
 

Subject: Current Events 

Opposing Viewpoints in Context – Viewpoint essays, articles, statistics, primary documents, and other reference sources on social issues.
 
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 Subject: Ebooks and Audiobooks

overdriveOverDrive  – A downloadable audiobook and eBook service offered by the Westchester Library System.  It can be used with most devices, including PCs, iDevices, Androids, Kindles and Nooks.  Overdrive specializes in bestsellers, non-fiction, classics and children’s books. Click here to download the app.

 

Hoopla is a digital media service where you can stream and download Movies, TV, Music Albums, eAudiobooks, eBooks, and Comics/Graphic novels.  Type Westchester Library System as your library.  Checkout 5 items per month.   Click here for Apple appClick here for Android app.

 

e-BookAlerts is a service that notifies you of amazing books matching your interests.

 

freadingFreading – eBooks available in ePub and/or PDF format.  Currently, it can be used with PCs, iDevices, Androids, Nooks, Sony Readers, Kobo readers, and Kindle Fire.  Freading specializes in romance and children’s books.

 


tumblebooksTumbleBooks
– An online collection of animated, talking picture books, reading comprehension quizzes, educational games and teacher resources. Click here for Apple app.  Click here for Android app.

 

tumblebooks bibliotecaBiblioteca Tumblebooks – son libros animados, con ilustraciones que hablan, para enseñar a losniños los placeres de la lectura en un formato que les encantará. 

gutenbergProject Gutenberg – A collection of free eBooks.  

 

 
comicsComics Plus – Online digital graphic novels and comics available for free with your library card.

 

 

open accessDirectory of Open Access Journals – A service that covers free, full-text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. 

googlebooksGoogle Books – Search and preview millions of books from libraries and publishers worldwide using Google Book Search. Discover a new favorite or unearth an old classic. 

 

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Subject: Education & Test Prep

wlsComputer Basics – How computers work and tutorials on how to use them.

Career & Education Counseling Services for Westchester Residents – Specialized programs with trained professionals to guide you in your career path.

FirstFind – A website that connects you to useful information and tools about  education, jobs and families. FirstFind also provides links to agencies in Westchester  that can give you more information and help on these topics.

Get Your High School Diploma – Practice tools and information on how to obtain a High School Equivalency Diploma

Educator’s Reference Complete – Resource for educators and education students.  Provides access to periodicals covering pre-school to college and most educational specialties.

goodcallGoodCall Scholarships – One of the largest databases of scholarships on the web, GoodCall is 100% free and no personal information is required in order to use it.

 

Learning Express –  Students and adult learningexpresslearners can improve their skills required for academic and career success.  Some practice tests include TASC, SAT, PSAT, ACT, AP, career certification tests such as NCLEX-RN, Praxis I and II, and more.  Plus, there are practice sets and tutorials to develop skills in math, reading, writing, and basic sciences. 

khan1Khan Academy offers practice exercises and instructional videos on subjects including math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more.  It is completely free but registration is required.

dmv

New York DMV Practice Tests – In partnership with Driving-Tests.org, the Westchester Library System is proud to offer free New York State Driver Permit practice tests and driver handbooks online.  Automobile, motorcycle and commercial handbooks and practice tests are available.

proliteracyProLiteracy – Online courses and resources for adult literacy and ESL instructors.

 

 

Tututortor.com – Free homework help – An online tutoring service that connects students to qualified tutors in math, science, social studies, and English via the Internet.  Online tutoring is available 24/7.  Note: Password is your 4-digit library card pin #.

 

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Subject: En Español

wlsLearn English – Practice and learn English using several websites that include: Grammar, Vocabulary, Listening, Reading, Pronunciation and Writing. Test your progress with games and quizzes.

FirstFind – A website that connects you to useful information and tools  about education, jobs and families. FirstFind also provides links to agencies in Westchester that can give you more information and help on these topics.

 

Britannica Escolar – Contenido preciso y apropiado para la edad en español para hablantes nativos de español, estudiantes bilingües y estudiantes que aprenden español. Disponible en dos niveles: primaria y secundaria.


wordreference
Diccionario
 

 

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Google España
– Google con un interfaz en español.

 

Informe Académico – Descubra una amplia colección de publicaciones que abarcan las disciplinas más estudiadas en América Latina

 

learningexpressLearning Express – Este centro ofrece práctica para mejorar las habilidades básicas, práctica para el examen de TASC o ser ciudadano estadounidense.
 
 

Mango Languages es un recurso que le ayuda aprender inglés, francés, japonés, chino mandarin, coreano y más. Usando situaciones de la vida real y conversaciones actuales, aprenda como comunicarse.(Necesita tarjeta de la biblioteca)
 

immigrationServicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración – El Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de los Estados Unidos (USCIS, por sus siglas en inglés) es la agencia gubernamental que supervisa la inmigración legal a los Estados Unidos.

US Citizenship Test in Spanish  – Preguntas de educación cívica del Examen de Naturalización

 

  wls_logo(1)Tutoriales Médicos – IMás de 300 videos educativos con información básica de salud sobre las enfermedades o condiciones, exámenes y procedimientos médicos.

tumblebooks bibliotecaBiblioteca Tumblebooks – son libros animados, con ilustraciones que hablan, para enseñar a losniños los placeres de la lectura en un formato que les encantará. 

 

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Subject: Encyclopedias

Britannica Academic –  Includes Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools.

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

Britannica Escolar


Encyclopedia.com
encyclopedia.com
  – Free online encyclopedia with entries from credible, published sources like Oxford University Press and Columbia Encyclopedia. 

oxfordislamicOxford Islamic Studies Online – Features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture, and is regularly updated. NOTE: Only available for in-library use.

World History Encyclopedia – Articles, images, videos, podcasts and interactive educational tools related to history, all reviewed before publication.

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Subject: Genealogy

ancestryAncestry Plus – Includes U.S. Federal census, American genealogical biographical index, immigration list index and more. NOTE: This database can be accessed on select computers within the library and cannot be accessed from home.  

family searchFamily Search Explore the world’s largest collection of free family trees, genealogy records and resources. The Yonkers Public Library is a FamilySearch Affiliate Library and offers onsite access to digitized records not available offsiteFollow this link for more information about Affiliate Libraries, and for assistance, please visit the Reference Desk or call the Riverfront Library at 914-375-7966.

Related imageFDLP Genealogy Resources available at the federal level. Includes information on the Bureau of Land Management records, how to locate microfilm immigration records, Library of Congress local history and genealogy resources, and preservation tips to save family records.

 

Yonkers Public Library Digital Archive – Historical pictures of Yonkers Public Library and the city of Yonkers.

 

 

cdcWhere to Write for Vital Records – Collection of links to direct access for individual state and territory agency information. This will assist in locating information on birth records, death records, marriage records, etc.

 

Vital Records for New York State

 

Vital Records for New York City

 

 

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Subject: Government

fedFederal Documents Online – The Federal Depository collection at the Riverfront Branch offers a core collection and specialized government documents including the U.S. Government Manual, Federal Register, World Fact Book, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, census information, and more. For assistance with locating a government document, please come to the 3rd floor Reference Desk at the Riverfront Library or contact the Government Documents Librarian at 914-375-7966.

U.S. Census Bureau A source for current population data and the latest Economic Indicators.  

 

Gov Info – Provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.

 

New York State Board of Elections – Voter information and registration for New Yorkers

 

nystatehealthNew York State of Health The official informational website for the New York State of Health.  Learn how the new health care law affects you.

 

irsInternal Revenue Service The IRS is the U.S. government agency responsible for tax collection and tax law enforcement. Contains downloadable forms, instructions, and agency information.  

 

 

medicareMedicareInformation on Medicare, including comparisons of medicare and medigap plans.

Demystifying Medicare Presentation in audio format

 

ssaSocial Security Online – One can apply for retirement, apply for disability, apply for Medicare, estimate future benefits, and more.

 

 

postal serviceUnited States Postal ServiceGet shipping rates, buy stamps, print postage, track a package, or look up a ZIP Code.  

 

 

usa_govUSA.gov – U.S. Government’s official website  



 The World Factbook ciaProvides detailed information about countries and non-self-governing territories around  the world.   

 

 

Westchester County Covid-19 Resources

Federal Depository Covid-19 Toolkit

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Subject: Grants

 

Foundation Directory Online Professional is Candid’s premier searchable database for nonprofits with a 501c3 status.  It contains records for thousands of U.S. grantmakers.  It’s the smartest, fastest way to win more funding.  Access is limited to inside the Riverfront Library only.  

Foundation Directory Online Essential offers online access from anywhere to a limited version of Candid’s professional database through 2021. Use this FDO Essential Day Pass Guide  for directions on how to access the site (24-hour access once per month). Search for grants here.

FREE online grant classes from Gale Courses are available with your Yonkers Public Library card!

 

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Subject: Health

Westchester County Covid-19 Resources

Federal Depository Covid-19 Toolkit

 

drugrehabDrugRehab.com – Articles and resources about substance abuse and addiction of all varieties.

 

 

Health Reference Center Academic – Multi-source database providing access to full-text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources that offer reliable health information to researchers, including nursing and allied health students.

wls_logo(1)Health Tutorials – More than 300 educational videos with basic health information about illnesses or conditions, medical tests and procedures.

 

helpguide-logo-newHelpGuide.org – Guide to mental, emotional, and social health.  mental health, ranging from anxiety and stress to family issues and depression

 

medicareMedicareInformation on Medicare, including comparisons of medicare and medigap plans.
Demystifying Medicare Presentation
in audio format

 

medlineMedlinePlus – Brings together consumer information from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government, non-profit and  health-related organizations.

 

new_york_mag_logoNew York Magazine’s Top Doctors – A list of the best doctors in the Tri-State area, arranged by speciality.

 

nystatehealthNew York State of Health The official informational website for the New York State of Health.  Learn how the new health care law affects you.

 

nysNew York State Physician Profile – Contains profiles of all licensed doctors who are registered to practice medicine in New York State.

 

Nursing and Allied Health CollectionIncluding more than 1000 titles, this collection’s current and authoritative content will be of use to both nursing professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.

 

recallsRecalls.gov – A U.S. government site that allows users to search through recalls from various Federal Agencies.

 

RxList.com – To identify a specific pill that has become separated from its packaging, use the “Pill Identifier”.

 

Psychology Collection – With access to over 200 peer-reviewed journals, Psychology Collection allows researchers to explore what makes people “tick” from childhood to death.  Find articles from important psychology journals, including Annual Review of Psychology, Current Psychology, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, and The Psychological Record.

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Subject: History

Black Freedom Struggle in the US: freely available open source documents, including historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more from specific time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom.

library-of-congress-logo-designChronicling America  – Search America’s historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.

 

 
 


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Historical NY Times & NYT Full Text (1851-2015) – Includes all the articles published since the first issue of the paper in 1851. Provides full text and full image articles with digital reproductions of every page, every article and every issue in PDF format.  Note: Yonkers Public Library card needed.

 

World History Encyclopedia – Articles, images, videos, podcasts and interactive educational tools related to history, all reviewed before publication.

 

Yonkers News Archive – Onsite Edition: Access to the Yonkers Herald Statesman (1932-1998), Yonkers Statesman (1863-1932), Yonkers Herald (1891-1932), Yonkers Examiner (1857-1863), Yonkers Gazette (1868-1893) & Yonkers Daily Record (1883). Please note you must be on a YPL public computer or YPL’s free wireless network to access this archive. If you access it remotely, you will be redirected to Newspapers.com.  

Yonkers News Archive – Remote Edition: Access to the Yonkers Examiner (1857-1863) & Yonkers Gazette (1868-1893).

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Subject: Homework

learningexpressLearning Express –  Students and adult learners can improve their skills required for academic and career success.  Some practice tests include TASC, SAT, PSAT, ACT, AP, career certification tests such as NCLEX-RN, Praxis I and II, and more.  Plus, there are practice sets and tutorials to develop skills in math, reading, writing, and basic sciences.

tutorTutor.com Free Live Homework Help – An online tutoring service that connects students to qualified tutors in math, science, social studies, and English via the Internet.  Online tutoring is available Monday-Friday, 9 am-10 pm and Saturday-Sunday, 3-10 pm.  Note: Password is your 4-digit library card pin #.

 

Click here for our Homework Help Resources Page. 

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Subject: IB Program

 

Academic Magazines

 

 Sarah Lawrence Library guide

 

 

Search tips for databases

 

 

 

nyt_logo2Historical NY Times & NYT Full Text (1851-2015)

Includes all the articles published since the first issue of the paper in 1851. Provides full text and full image articles with digital reproductions of every page, every article and every issue in PDF format. Yonkers Public Library card needed.

 

The 1619 Project – New York Times Magazine project examining the legacy of slavery.

 

 

Slavery Bibliography and information resources for Yonkers Public Library materials 

Slavery materials bibliography and Print Reference, in print and online contain information about print and electronic resources at  the Yonkers Public Library, an annotated bibliography of primary sources related to slavery, plus instructions on using Google Books for research.

People not Property is an interactive documentary about the history of Northern colonial enslavement produced by Historic Hudson Valley.

Black Freedom Struggle in the US: freely available open source documents, including historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more from specific time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom.

About the IB (International Baccalaureateprogram

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Subject: Jobs & Careers

Westchester-Putnam Career Center Network – Search for job postings, upload resume, register for free workshops.

Skill Up Yonkers – In early April 2020, Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano announced that the Yonkers Workforce Development Board is providing Westchester County residents free access to online career courses via Metrix E-Learning System through its “Skill Up Yonkers” initiative.

 

jobcareerJob and Career Accelerator  – A comprehensive, online job search system.  

 


learningexpress
Learning Express –  Students and adult learners can improve their skills required for academic and career success.  Some practice tests include TASC, SAT, PSAT, ACT, AP, career certification tests such as NCLEX-RN, Praxis I and II, and more. Plus, there are practice sets and tutorials to develop skills in math, reading, writing, and basic sciences.

Occupational Outlook Handbook – Describes what workers do on the job, worklaboring conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.

 

 wlsJobs & Careers – Specialized online and in-person programs with trained professionals to guide you in your career path.

Look for a Job – Learn more about finding a job, interviewing techniques and training. Special sections on exploring different careers, opportunities for young people and unemployment support.

 

jobsonline
Job Searching Web Sites

Ineedaresume – Free Resume builder
 
  
 
 

Subject: Language

bbc
BBC Languages
– A free interactive website for language learning.  Includes: courses, audio, video and games, including the alphabet, phrases, vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, activities and tests.

 

 

wls_logo(1)Learn English – Practice and learn English using several websites that include: grammar, vocabulary, listening, reading, pronunciation and writing. Test your progress with games and quizzes. 

 

Duolingo – Free online language instruction for over 30 languages.

 

 

Mango Languages – Online language learning designed to teach you conversational abilities in many foreign languages and ESL courses. Now offering language learning through film!   Click here for iDevicesClick here for Androids.  Note: You must be a Yonkers Library Card holder to access information from home.


proliteracyProLiteracy– Online courses and resources for adult literacy and ESL instructors.

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Subject: Literature

Author Check – Get information about your favorite authors.  Subscribe to get notified when a new book by this author arrives at your library!

 fine_arts_music_coll_lgFine Arts Music Collection offers more than 150 full-text magazines and journals covering areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
 
 
literatureresourceLiterature Resource Center features information on literary figures from all time periods in such genres as fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, and journalism.
 
 New Book Alerts is a free online service that showcases the newest titles purchased by Yonkers Public Library. 
 

NoveList Plus – Reader-focused features such as reading recommendations, series information, book reviews and more.

 

novelist k-8

NoveList K-8 Plus – Specifically targeting grades K-8. Provides recommendations, series information, book reviews and more.


overdriveOverDrive
 – A downloadable audiobook and eBook service offered by the Westchester Library System. Click here to download the app.  

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Subject: Magazines

Academic Onefile  – The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects – authoritative and comprehensive. Millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions; updated daily.

 General Onefile – A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.  

Pop Culture Studies – For any social sciences, history, art, or liberal arts researcher, the Pop Culture Collection provides useful information from over two million articles found in over 100 subject-appropriate, full-text periodicals that are updated daily.

Press Reader  – Get full issues of thousands of top newspapers and magazines just as they appear in print. Library access / Home Access

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Subject: Movies

Kanopy Streaming Video – Watch over 30000 Documentaries, Classics and Indie Films. Available to stream on Desktop, Mobile and Roku.  You can watch up to 10 films per month, with up to 3 days to watch each film.  Click here for Apple app. Click here for Android app.

Hoopla is a digital media service where you can stream and download Movies, TV, Music Albums, eAudiobooks, eBooks, and Comics/Graphic novels.  Type Westchester Library System as your library.  Checkout 5 items per month.   Click here for Apple appClick here for Android app.

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Subject: Music

Hoopla is a digital media service where you can stream and download Movies, TV, Music Albums, eAudiobooks, eBooks, and Comics/Graphic novels.  Type Westchester Library System as your library.  Checkout 5 items per month.   Click here for Apple appClick here for Android app.

Videvo offers stock music, sound effects, and video clips available for free downloading. 

 

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Subject: Newspapers

library-of-congress-logo-designChronicling America  – Search America’s historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.

 

 Gale OneFile: News – Full-text newspaper database has several NY newspapers, including the NY Times from 1995-Present, and Journal News from 1999-2003, as well as over fifty national and international newspapers.

google(1)Google Newspapers – Search and explore information from historical newspaper archives dating back over 200 years.  

 

journalnewsJournal News in Microfilm – Full-image newspaper content from the Journal News from 2010 till present.  

 

New York State Newspapers – Search this database of newspapers published in the state of New York, including the New York Times and the New York Post.

 

 nyt_logo2Historical NY Times & NYT Full Text (1851-2015) – Includes all the articles published since the first issue of the paper in 1851. Provides full text and full image articles with digital reproductions of every page, every article and every issue in PDF format. Note: Yonkers Public Library card needed.

New York Times Microfilm (2008-current) – Full-image newspaper content from the New York Times from 2008 till present.  

 

Press Reader  – Get full issues of thousands of top newspapers and magazines just as they appear in print. Library access / Home Access

Yonkers News Archive – Onsite Edition  – Access to the Yonkers Herald Statesman (1932-1998), Yonkers Statesman (1863-1932), Yonkers Herald (1891-1932), Yonkers Examiner (1857-1863), Yonkers Gazette (1868-1893) & Yonkers Daily Record (1883). Please note you must be on a YPL public computer or YPL’s free wireless network to access this archive. If you access it remotely, you will be redirected to Newspapers.com.  

Yonkers News Archive – Remote Edition (ypl.newspapers.com) – Access to the Yonkers Examiner (1857-1863) & Yonkers Gazette (1868-1893).

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Subject: Online Learning

Gale Courses – Access to over 300 FREE instructor-led online courses. Classes run for six weeks and new classes begin every month. Types of classes include: accounting, computer applications, legal, publishing, software, personal development and more. Sign up now! It’s free, fun and convenient!  You can take your class in your pajamas!  Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.

Note: You must be a Yonkers Library Card Holder to sign up for Gale Courses.

 

Mango Languages – Online language learning designed to teach you conversational abilities in many foreign languages and ESL courses. Now offering language learning through film!   Click here for iDevicesClick here for Androids Note: You must be a Yonkers Library Card holder to access information from home.

 

tutorTutor.com – Free Live Homework Help – An online tutoring service that connects students to qualified tutors in math, science, social studies, and English via the Internet.  Online tutoring is available Monday-Friday, 9 am-10 pm and Saturday-Sunday, 3-10 pm. Note: Password is your 4-digit library card pin #.

 

Learning Express –  Students and adult learningexpresslearners can improve their skills required for academic and career success.  Some practice tests include TASC, SAT, PSAT, ACT, AP, career certification tests such as NCLEX-RN, Praxis I and II, and more.  Plus, there are practice sets and tutorials to develop skills in math, reading, writing, and basic sciences. 

 

LinkedIn Learning: Provides interactive lessons on how to use different types of software to build technology, creative, and business skills. Covers everything from using a search engine to building a website. You can watch videos on a browser or you can download the app.  Click here for Apple appClick here for Android app. Note: When using the mobile app, the Library ID is: westchesterlibraries. 

 

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Subject: Phone Directory

Reference Solutions – Information on Business and US Residents. Note: You must be a Yonkers Library Card holder to access information from home.


superpagesSuperpages.com Find local businesses with online Yellow Pages & White Pages

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Subject: Religion

Religion Resources – A number of scholarly online resources on various religions.

 

oxfordislamicOxford Islamic Studies Online – Features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture, and is regularly updated. NOTE: Only available for in-library use.

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Subject: Science


open accessDirectory of Open Access Journals
– A service that covers free, full-text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

Gale OneFile: Science – Access information on the latest developments across a range of scientific disciplines. Updated daily.


wls_logo(1)Secrets of the Sequences: Video series on the Life Sciences
– 50 of the best videos from the public television series, “Secrets of the Sequence” to assist teachers in the application of genetic research across the biology curriculum. Funded by the Pfizer Foundation and the National Academy of Sciences.

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Subject: Taxes

Local Tax Information

 

irsInternal Revenue Service
Order Forms Online
Information                1-800-829-1040
Forms                         1-800-829-3676
Refund Information    1-800-829-4477

IRS Local Office White Plains Taxpayer Assistance Center
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
210 E. Post Road White Plains, NY 10601
914-684-7302

DFS logoNY State Dept. of Taxation and Finance  
Online Forms
Information                 518-457-5181
Forms                          518-457-5431
Refund Information     518-457-5149 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Subject: Technology 

Computer Science – Provides access to business and technical publications in the computer, electronics, and telecommunications industries.

 

gcfGCF Learn Free – Free computer tutorials ranging from computer basics and online safety, to social media and using the cloud.

 

LinkedIn Learning: Provides interactive lessons on how to use different types of software to build technology, creative, and business skills. Covers everything from using a search engine to building a website. You can watch videos on a browser or you can download the app.  Click here for Apple appClick here for Android app. Note: When using the mobile app, the Library ID is: westchesterlibraries. 

 

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