Research/Online Resources

Free Access to Databases!

NOVELNY is a statewide virtual library provided free to the public by the New York State Library.

You don't need a password to access any of the resources below. Click on "Use My Location" to access these databases from anywhere within New York State for free.

We have access to the following editions of Encyclopedia Britannica:

Click on the link for Encyclopedia Britannica, and then click on, "Use My Location".

Gale Databases provide access to collections of resources, especially newspapers and magazines. Click on the link, and then click on, "Use My Location". You will be able to access these articles from anywhere in New York State for free!

Try the "Topic Finder", available on almost all of these databases, to help you narrow down topics and find only the most relevant information.

Some of the standout collections in Gale Databases are:

Additional Online Resources by Subject

Up to 35 students can access the digital version of the New York Times at one time. Our login information is below:

  • Classroom username: 100334192
  • Classroom password: 100334192 ( same as the username)