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176 Long Beach Road
Island Park, NY 11558
Phone: 516-432-0122

Library Hours

Monday-Thursday
10:00AM - 9:00 PM

Friday-Saturday*
10:00AM - 5:00PM

*Saturdays from
June 15-September 15

9:00AM - 1:00PM



Electronic Resources - General Reference

 

Credo Reference In the Library Remote Access
  • General reference solution for learners and librarians
  • Full-text, aggregated content covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference.

Encyclopedia Americana In the Library Remote Access
  • Updated general information encyclopedia
  • Maps, Flags, Tables and Links to Web sites

Encyclopedia Britannica In the Library Remote Access
  • Comprehensive multimedia encyclopedia
  • Links to Britannica junior for younger users

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia In the Library Remote Access
  • For students and adults
  • Over 25,000 entries, covering an array of topics
  • Offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas.

Gale Virtual Reference Library       In the Library Remote Access
  • Encyclopedias, specialized reference books and sources
  • Once materials only available in the library are now accessible online 24/7


Global Reference Center In the Library Remote Access
  • From Encyclopedia Britannica
  • Encyclopedic entries & dictionaries
    in a variety of languages

Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia In the Library Remote Access
  • For middle school and high school students
  • Includes pictures, maps, sounds and videos

Grolier Passport In the Library Remote Access
  • Created for students
  • Provides quick and easy access to all Grolier encyclopedia databases
  • NewsNow feature designed to address current events
  • For Educators feature is a centralized area where educators can find professional development resources

Live Librarian In the Library Remote Access
  • Answers to your reference questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Online Catalog In the Library Remote Access     
  • Search for books and audio/visual materials in your library and other Nassau County public libraries
  • Search by title, author or keyword
  • Request titles and view your library account here

Research Library ProQuest In the Library Remote Access
  • Search for articles on a broad range of subjects
     

Webster's Dictionary In the Library Remote Access
  • Unabridged online dictionary
  • Grades 6-12, College

World Book Advanced In the Library Remote Access
  • For middle school and high school students
  • Includes pictures, maps, sounds and videos

   

Subject Listing

General Reference

Art & Music
Business
Careers
Children's
Genealogy
Health & Medicine
History & World Culture
Literature
Magazines & Newspapers
Science & Technology
Databases in Spanish
Student Resources