Databases

Research and Databases

HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest is a database for genealogical and historical research that provides NRPL library card holders access to census records, the Social Security Death Index, immigration records, Freedman’s Bank of African Americans 1865 -1874, City Directories, and other public records.

ReferenceUSA

Provides detailed, current directory information  of U.S. businesses; also includes an international business database, a residential database, new movers database (residential),  new businesses database, healthcare database as well as employment and internship listings.

Grants to Individuals Online

Provides information on more than 6,000 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grant seekers. In Library Use only.

Foundation Directory Online

Foundation Directory Online Professional provides access to an unprecedented wealth of timely, comprehensive information on grantmakers and their grants. An indispensable tool for identifying sources of funding for your project.
Access the directory online remotely with this link here.

Nuwav Legal Documents

NUWAV Legal Documents is the online tool that lets you
create professional-quality legal documents in three simple steps:
1. Search for the document specific to your situation.
2. Answer the questions in the web input form.
3. Review and print your document.
(NRPL Library Card required.)

Consumer Reports 

Consumer Reports website is now accessible to library card holders remotely and on the library computers. Search for: product reviews, information on Coronavirus, product safety, data privacy, and consumer news. (NRPL Library Card required).

Literature Criticism Online

The largest curated online collection of literary criticism in the world, Literature Criticism Online brings together up to 10 acclaimed multidisciplinary series representing a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres. (NRPL library card required.)

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ProQuest Digital Microfilm

Full-image archived content of Journal News (2010-Current) AND New York Times (2008-Current).

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Business Insights: Essentials

Detailed company and industry news that includes profiles, company histories, brand information, rankings and investment reports, etc.

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General OneFile

One-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines.

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Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile is the premier source of peer-reviewed full-text scholarly content across the academic disciplines.

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Directory of Open Access Journals

A service that covers free, full-text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

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Infotrac Newsstand

Provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields.

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NYS Newspapers

Collection of ten major newspapers published in New York State, searchable by section, keyword or relevance.

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APS Journals

The American Physical Society is the world’s second largest organization of physicists and publishes more than a dozen scientific journals including the prestigious Physical Review and Physical Review Letters. (In Library use only.)

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Mergent IntellectConsumer Lifestyle Data and First Research Industry Reports.
Mergent OnlineA fully searchable database with financials details of over 25,000 active and inactive companies.
Mergent Archives Includes First Research Industry Reports Archives and Global Annual Reports Archives.

Westchester Library System

Find more research tools on the WLS site.

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