Databases

Databases are collections of full-text journal and magazine articles, videos, dissertations, reviews, and abstracts. The content is reviewed by experts in the field and the information is organized. They are purchased by the Plainview-Old Bethpage school district for student and staff use.

Databases are password protected. Use Class Link/Launch Pad to access all of our school databases. Use your district username and password. Please see a librarian if you need any help accessing or using the databases.

Discovery Ed Streaming Plus

Bring the real world into the classroom with more than video. Discovery Ed Streaming Plus includes curated content and instructional resources that deepens student engagement and extends critical thinking.

Provides access to multiple databases with citations, abstracts and selected full-text.

eLibrary is the perfect resource for delivering full-text and multimedia reference essentials. The easy-to-use interface makes research easy. Students find the answers they need from more than 2,500 full-text magazines, newspapers, books,and transcripts--plus thousands of maps, pictures, educator-approved websites from Homework Central, and top-quality multimedia (audio/video) files.

Gale's research resources include unique online databases, library primary sources, newspaper digital archives, eBooks, courses and large print books.

The NYS Historic Newspaper project provides free online access to a wide range of newspapers chosen to reflect New York's unique history. There are currently over 250 newspaper titles encompassing 3,700,000 pages on the New York State Historic Newspaper's website.

JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources.

NoodleTools is a student research platform with MLA, APA and Chicago/Turabian bibliographies, notecards, outlining.

SIRS® Knowledge Source® is a database portal which is comprised of several distinct reference databases including SIRS® Issues Researcher, SIRS® Government Reporter®, and SIRS® Renaissance®. It provides relevant, credible information on social issues, science, history, government, and the arts and humanities.

Turnitin creates tools for education that improve writing and prevent plagiarism. Turnitin's formative feedback and originality checking services promote critical thinking, ensure academic integrity, and help students become better writers.