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Books & Literature
BookFlix
BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction titles and is a great way to engage children and encourage nonfiction text reading. It features a read-along option for both fiction and nonfiction and develops listening and reading comprehension. Bookflix can be accessed at home, in the library, and anywhere - all you need is an Internet connection. Funded by: uhls

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
Over 150,000 full-text, searchable, adult-level reviews of children's books, plus award citations and booklist appearances. Funded by: bpl

Gale Virtual Reference Library
These eBooks are available 24/7 with no wait, and can be browsed, searched and downloaded anytime from any Internet-connected device. Topics include test preparation, financial literacy, job readiness, computer literacy, Do-It-Yourself projects, and cooking. Funded by: uhls

Literary Reference Center
This is a comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Funded by: bpl

NoveList reading suggestions
NoveList, a readers' advisory service, offers a wide range of resources that will expand your ability to find the right book. Funded by: bpl


Consumer Help
Auto Repair Reference Center
Database content includes more than 33,100 vehicles covered from 1945 to present. Funded by: bpl

Business Insights: Essentials
This comprehensive database brings together a wide variety of global business information including company profiles, industry reports, and financial reports, as well as business magazines and newspapers. It contains full text from over 3900 periodical titles. Funded by: novel

Consumer Reports
Provides product reviews, articles on health and money matters, and helps users get the best possible car deal. Funded by: bpl

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Provides comprehensive financial information on stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds. Funded by: bpl


Genealogy
Ancestry - library edition (in-library only)
Primary source documents and images, census records, Passenger & Immigration Lists Index, Social Security Index, Biography and Genealogy Master Index. Funded by: bpl

HeritageQuest
US Census records from 1790-1930, full text of 25,000+ family and local history books, index of 1.6 million genealogy and local history articles, selected Revolutionary War records. Funded by: bpl


Health Information
Health Reference Center Academic
This health database includes over 2800 journals and magazines, many of which are full text. It contains nursing and allied health journals, other medical journals, newsletters and consumer health magazines. Funded by: novel


Local History
Local history @ the library
Sources at Bethlehem Public Library


Newspapers & Periodicals
Gannett Newsstand Complete
Contains over 85 Gannett newspapers, 6 of which are New York newspapers. These include the Ithaca Journal, Poughkeepsie Journal, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Journal News (White Plains), Press and Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton) and Star-Gazette (Elmira). Funded by: novel

Journals-professional
Academic OneFile includes over 12,000 journals and reference sources, many peer-reviewed and full-text. Extensive coverage of physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, arts, theology, literature and more. Funded by: novel

Magazines and more (General OneFile)
General OneFile includes over 12,000 periodicals, newspapers, reference books and multimedia sources, majority full-text. Subjects include humanities, education, environment, technology, health care, politics and more. 30-year backfile. Funded by: novel

New York Times, Historical:1851-2013
Full text and full-image articles for all issues from 1851-2013. Funded by: bpl

Newsstand (includes full-text articles from NYT: 1/1/1985 and indices from the Times Union: 3/1/86-4/29/2010 )
Full-text articles from both print and media sources from around the world. Funded by: novel


Reference
eLibrary Elementary
Contains over 140 magazines and books for elementary students. Also includes the American Heritage Dictionary. Funded by: novel

Gale Virtual Reference Library
These eBooks are available 24/7 with no wait, and can be browsed, searched and downloaded anytime from any Internet-connected device. Topics include test preparation, financial literacy, job readiness, computer literacy, Do-It-Yourself projects, and cooking. Funded by: uhls

Kids InfoBits
Contains over 100 age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5. Also includes Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs. Funded by: novel

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. Funded by: novel

Scholastic GO!
Includes access to Amazing Animals of the World, America the Beautiful, Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, Lands and Peoples, The New Book of Knowledge, The New Book of Popular Science, and La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre as well as Roget's II: The New Thesaurus and the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Funded by: novel


Taxes
Taxes: Federal
Federal tax forms

Taxes: Federal - Pub. 17
Publication 17 - Tax Guide

Taxes: State
State tax forms


Training
Atomic Training (BPL cardholders only)
With this online software training tool, library patrons have access to thousands of online, on-demand video training tutorials on the most popular software and devices, including Microsoft® Office®, Adobe® Creative Suite®, Google™ Docs, iPad® and more. Funded by BPL.

Mango
Language learning software that teaches practical conversation in over 70 languages. English language learners will also benefit-there are 17 ESOL courses. Create an account to track your progress and practice skills or use as a Guest. Funded by: uhls





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