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Provides online access to the complete full text of over 100 reference works from Gale, Macmillan, and other publishers. Searching can be done within an individual title, or across the entire collection.Back To The Top

Created specifically for middle school students, Research In Context combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Categories cover a range of the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, U.S. and world history, literature, and many more. Back To The Top

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General OneFile

News and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.Back To The Top

General Reference Center Gold integrates national news magazines and encyclopedias and business journals.Back To The Top

A "go-to" health information source with credible health information that is in-depth and simple to navigate.Back To The Top

Access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac's Health Reference Center.Back To The Top

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A treasury of American genealogical sources. Includes information from the 18th to 20th Century. A collection of genealogical and historical sources that can help people find their ancestors.Back To The Top

Full text of "An Historical Sketch of Merrick, Long Island, 1643-1900", written by Chas N. Kent for the Merrick Library, 1900.Back To The Top

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History of Merrick

An overview of Merrick, NY's history from the 17th century to present, prepared by librarian William Keogan.Back To The Top

An overview of the history of the Merrick Library, prepared by librarian William KeoganBack To The Top

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Hoovers Company Records

Contains proprietary information about more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives. Hoover's delivers in depth industry analyses, information on a company's location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers and more.Back To The Top

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Infotrac Newsstand

InfoTrac Newsstand is a full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. It also provides indexing to America's top five newspapers: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post.Back To The Top

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JobNow provides you with practical tools to help you get a job. On the home page, you have three services to choose from:Career Resources, Resume Builder, and Ace the InterviewBack To The Top

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Kids Infobits (This site is only available from within the Merrick Library)

Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today's young learners. It's a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics. It features a modern, graphical interface, great new content from trusted sources, more intuitive navigation, improved resources, and much more.Back To The Top

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Learning Express

Offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you. Replaces Learning Express Library 2.0 which expires on June 30, 2014. You must register again, no saved profile or tests will transfer.Back To The Top

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) 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.Back To The Top

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LitFinder provides access to primary literature content, including the full-text of poems, short stories, essays, speeches, and plays. LitFinder includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary.Back To The Top

Database Product is an online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Members have access to the video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. You create your own account, track your progress and even earn certificates to show others.Back To The Top

New York Heritage is a project of the Empire State Library Network. New York Heritage is a research portal for students, educators, historians, genealogists, and anyone else who is interested in learning more about the people, places and institutions of New York State. The site provides free access to more than 170 distinct digital collections, totaling hundreds of thousands of items. The collections in New York Heritage represent a broad range of historical, scholarly, and cultural materials held in libraries, museums, and archives throughout the state. Collection items include photographs, letters, diaries, directories, maps, newspapers, books, and more.Back To The Top

Morningstar, Inc. is a provider of independent investment research. Morningstar provides data on more than 385,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 8 million equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and precious metals, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets.Back To The Top