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Academic One File1

Periodicals covering a broad range of material: arts, business, education, general reference, health, law, literature, medicine, sciences, social sciences, technology, and other subjects.


Ancestry.Com Library Edition [Access at Fairport Library Only]

Genealogical resource that you can search census, vital, church, court, and immigration records as well as images. Collections include the U.S., Canada, U.K, and other international collections including German, Chinese, Eastern Europe, Russia, and more.  A great complement to Heritage Quest.  **Access is available on Library Computers or on your own device when connected to the Library's Wi-Fi Network**


AtoZDatabases3

This database includes 2.3 million job listings, 30 million business & executive profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals, and much more. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!


BrainHQ

BrainHQ

BrainHQ is an online suite of 27 exercises with 840+ levels of training organized around the 6 core cognitive areas of Attention, Brain Speed, Memory, People Skills, Intelligence and Navigation. Exercises are delivered in short 2 minute or less segments, adapting speed and delivery to your performance. A private, personal dashboard visualizes your performance and provides feedback and suggestions on areas of focus.

Get started by creating your private account with BrainHQ, and light up your brain. Training is available online, or by downloading an app to your iPhone or iPad. The Android app is under development.
 *This Resource is available for Fairport Residents only. Call 223-9091 for login information*


Business Insights: Essentials1

Includes company profiles, industry and financial reports, as well as business magazines and newspapers.


Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

Database of all Federal programs available to State and local governments.


ChiltonLibrary.Com

ChiltonLibrary provides quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on seven decades of the broadest range of vehicles available, including cars, trucks, vans and SUVs.  Repair, maintenance and specification tables provide critical data on thousands of domestic and imported models from 1940 onward. No other source contains more years, makes and models.  ChiltonLibrary.com is updated monthly.  *This Resource is available for Fairport Residents only. Call 223-9091 for login information*


CLIC-on-Health2

"One-stop-shopping" site for Rochester health information. Funding for CLIC-on-Health is provided by a grant from NY Senator Jim Alesi and the Rochester Regional Library Council.


Consumer Reports3

Search Consumer Reports Online for ratings and reviews on products in various different categories including: Cars, Appliances, Home & Garden, Electronics, Babies & Kids, Money, Food, and Health.


DrivingTestDriving-Tests.org

This resource contains NYS Specific information for 3 Driver's Tests.  You will find 11 car practice tests, 9 motorcycle practice tests, and 10 CDL (Commerical Driver's LIcense) tests.  Also available to view online or download are the NYS Driver's Manuals for cars, motorcyles and the CDL.  Driving-Tests.org also has a FAQ section with detailed answers to DMV-related questions.  


EBSCO GreenFILE

Search scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports. GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment.


eLibrary Elementary1

Contains over 140 magazines and books for elementary students. Also includes the American Heritage Dictionary.


GALE Custom Newspapers - New York State Newspapers1

Eight full-text newspapers for New York State (from Buffalo, New York City and Syracuse) including: The Buffalo News and the Syracuse Post-Standard.


Gale Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online3

Provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres. Comprised of the award-winning Dictionary of Literary Biography series, which over its 30-year history has been dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, DLB Complete Online includes the DLB main series, the DLB Documentary Series, and the DLB Yearbook Series - all delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.


Gale Literary Criticism Online3

Gale takes literature, history and culture to the next level with the largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary available: Literature Criticism Online. Imagine centuries of analysis - the scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals - delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals. The net result is tens of thousands of hard-to-find essays at your fingertips. It's all designed to raise the level of research while providing the around-the-clock remote access that today's researchers demand.


Gale Something About the Author Online3

Provides first-time comprehensive online access to all volumes ever printed in Gale's acclaimed and long-standing Something About the Author series, which examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults and is the preeminent source on authors and literature for young people. Something About the Author Online includes both the main series and Something About the Author Autobiography Series, totaling more than 217 volumes, 12,000 entries, and nearly 17,000 images - all delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.


Gale Virtual Reference Library3

Trusted and authoritative digital reference books covering everything from biography, business, environment, history, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, our nation and the world, religion, science and social issues. All sources are full-text, available 24/7, translatable into 11 languages, offer text-to-speech capability and options to print, email and download articles.


Gannett Newsstand1

Contains over 85 Gannett newspapers, 6 of which are New York newspapers. These include the Ithaca Journal, Poughkeepsie Journal, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Journal News (White Plains), Press and Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton) and Star-Gazette (Elmira).


General OneFile1

This database contains news and periodical articles on many 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 more.


Global Road Warrior3

From travel planning to school work, Global Road Warrior connects you with information about countries around the world. Explore hotels, customs, history, business culture, maps and even recipes!


Health Reference Center Academic1

Database contains the full-text of medical, nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of consumer health sources.


 Heritage Quest3

A powerful and popular genealogical resource that includes the Federal Censuses, over 25,000 family and local histories, bank and military records, and genealogical and local history sources.


InfoTrac Newsstand1

InfoTrac Newsstand is an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. Finally, a one-stop source for the day's news and searchable archives. You can customize your online newspaper database features including search options. With InfoTrac Newsstand, you can search a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers, then select your own screen appearance, search options and results format.


Kids Infobits 1

Kids InfoBits is a database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Featuring a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, the most popular search method is moving from a broad subject to a narrower topic using the subject-based topic tree. The curriculum-related, age appropriate, full-text content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines. This database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.


LawHelpNy.org

LawHelpNY provides access to high-quality online information about free legal services throughout New York.  Information and resources on legal problems including housing, public benefits, family law, and more are provided here.


Morningstar

Find comprehensive financial information on stocks as well as thousands of Mutual Funds. Get information on various investment indexes and also utilize portfolio tools.  *This Resource is available for Fairport Residents only. Call 223-9091 for login information*


NoveList

NoveList is a readers' advisory service for over 155,000 fiction titles and 90,000 reviews. This resource has features like "Find a Favorite Author", and "Find a Favorite Title"; it also contains over 500 Book Discussion Guides. *This Resource is available for Fairport Residents only. Call 223-9091 for login information*


Novelist K-8

Search over 60,000 fiction titles and reviews for young people. It's a great resource to find a new book or author. Teachers can find Book Talks, Book Lists, and more!
*This Resource is available for Fairport Residents only. Call 223-9091 for login information*


nuwavNuWav Legal Documents

Access to fill-able, printable,legal forms accessible from anywhere.  Choose from hundreds of forms for business, civil, divorce, personal, family, bankruptcy, and more.
For many topics the process is as easy as inputting your information and then generating a personalized form, or you can choose to download a fillable form.  *This Resource is available for Fairport Residents only. Call 223-9091 for login information*


Opposing Viewpoints1

Contains a range of perspecitves on many important issues, with over 13,000 pro/con viewpoints.  Includes a variety of resource types: reference, news, primary sources, multimedia and more.


Rochester History3

Rochester History is a journal that covers the history of Rochester and western New York. All articles are available on-line - from 1939 to the present.


Rochester Images3

Contains over 22,000 historical and contemporary images from Rochester and Monroe County.


 WorldCat via OCLC FirstSearch 2

OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) is an online catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide. Funding for WorldCat is provided by the Rochester Regional Library Council through a grant from the New York State Education Department.


1 Access Provided by NovelNY
2Access Provided by Rochester Regional Library Council
3 Access Provided by Monroe County Library System