Libraries in our North Country region have access to a number of online database services. These services are provided through the New York State Library (NOVELNY), the Northern New York Library Network, and/or the St. Lawrence-Lewis School Library System.
NOVELNY is a statewide virtual library provided free to the public by the New York State Library. It is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).Online databases provided by NOVELNY are:
Online databases provided by the Northern New York Library Network:
- Britannica Databases: Britannica Academic, Britannica Escolar, and Britannica School
Gale Databases: Academic OneFiles, Business Insights: Essentials, Computer Database, Educators Reference Complete, Expanded Academic ASAP, General OneFile with InfoTrac Collections, General Reference Center Gold, Health Reference Center Academic, Informe Academico, Infotrac Newsstand, Kids Infobits, Opposing Viewpoints in Context, and Research in Context
Online databases provided by the St. Lawrence-Lewis School Library System:
Online databases cooperatively provided by the eighteen school districts of the St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES and the School Library System:
Spotlight On Series
Wilson Web Core Collections
- Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
- ProQuest Professional Education Collection
- World Book ebooks
In addition, there are occasional trials for various commercial online databases. Librarians are informed by the SLS of any free trials through emails and in the "Booktalk Weekly."