*Passwords are required to access these resources from home. Please see Mrs. Fay for passwords*

Professional Resources

For the Library

  • Library, Information Science, and Technology Abstracts (LISTA)(from EBSCO) Indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
  • OCLC WorldCat Holdings of libraries across the world (password required)
  • Wilson Catalogs (from Wilson) Databases for collection development, including: Children's Core Collection, Middle & Junior High Core Collection, Senior High Core Collection, Graphic Novels Core Collections, and Non-Book Materials Core Collection

For the Classroom

  • CERFinfo (Curriculum & Education Resource Finder) "A dynamic directory of tens of thousands of carefully selected, information rich, safe K-12 websites"
  • Teach Reference Center (from EBSCO) Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.
  • TeachingBooks.Net "Resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K-12 environment, with every resources selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities"

Research Databases


  • Academic OneFile (from Gale-Cengage) Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library (from Gale-Cengage) Electronic versions of the following reference works: Copyright Catechism: Practical Answers to Everyday School Dilemmas; 75 Outrageous Ways Librarians Can Impact Student Achievement in Grades K-8; Encyclopedia of Food and Culture; New Dictionary of the History of Ideas; and Twayne's Author Series
  • OmniFile Select (from Wilson) A multidisciplinary database providing full text articles from journals covering the arts, science, education, humanities, social science, and more.
  • Encyclopedia Americana (from Grolier) A general encyclopedia


  • Custom Newspapers (from Gale-Cengage) A selection of newspapers with articles dating from 1980 to the present
  • National Newspaper Index (from Gale-Cengage) Indexing and abstracts of five major newspapers, including the Christian Science Monitor, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post
  • New York State Newspapers (from Gale-Cengage) Articles from more than 30 newspapers from cities across New York State
  • NewsBank Watertown Daily Times plus a collection of 29 news magazines
  • Northern New York Historical Newspapers Includes titles from 7 northern NY counties dating back to the mid 1800s


  • GreenFILE (from EBSCO) well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
  • Gale databases (from Gale-Cengage) Check here for a full list of a variety of subject-specific databases, covering areas such as science, history, culinary arts, literature, fine arts, music, and health