Research, Directories and More
Research and Databases
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.
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.
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 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.
NUWAV Legal Documents is the online tool that lets you
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).
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.)
Full-image archived content of Journal News (2010-Current) AND New York Times (2008-Current).
Detailed company and industry news that includes profiles, company histories, brand information, rankings and investment reports, etc.
One-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines.
Academic OneFile is the premier source of peer-reviewed full-text scholarly content across the academic disciplines.
A service that covers free, full-text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.
Provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields.
Collection of ten major newspapers published in New York State, searchable by section, keyword or relevance.
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.)
Find more research tools on the WLS site.