Funded Resources

  • Ancestry.com (Library Use Only)
    Search historical records, stories, publications, photos and maps at AncestryLibrary.com which also features the complete 1930 U.S. Federal Census.
  • Book Browse
    Reviews, recommendations, read-alikes, author bios and interviews, resources for book clubs, and much more.
  • BrainPOP
    Educational movies, lesson plans, and quizzes for ages K-8. Also a spanish version. Funded by the Ulster County Legislature.
  • Business Insights: Essentials
    Research and analyze companies and industries around the world. Supported by the New York State Library’s NOVEL program.
  • ChiltonLibrary.com
    Automotive repair information for do-it-yourself people. Supported by the New York State Library’s NOVEL program.
  • Comics Plus
    Unlimited access to thousands of popular and classic titlesSupported by the Ulster County Legislature.
  • Consumer Reports
    ConsumerReports.org provides ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services. Login from Library Supported by Central Library Development Aid from New York State 
  • eLibrary Elementary
    Contains over 140 magazines and books for elementary students. Also includes the American Heritage Dictionary. Supported by the New York State Library’s NOVEL program.
  • GALE Academic OneFile: News are articles covering the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Updated daily. Supported by the New York State Library’s NOVEL program.
  • GALE General OneFile: News and articles covering 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. Updated daily. Supported by the New York State Library’s NOVEL program.
  • Gale’s Health Reference Center Academic
    Articles on general health issues from popular and scholarly magazines and encyclopedias; includes alternative medicine. Supported by the New York State Library’s NOVEL program.
  • Gale Infotrac Newsstand
    Full-text newspaper articles from newspapers across the country and around the world, including the New York Times, the New York Post, The Daily News, the Albany Times Union and other newspapers. Supported by the New York State Library’s NOVEL program.
  • Gale Kid’s InfoBits
    Contains over 100 age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5. Also includes Merriam-Webster’s Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs.Supported by the New York State
  • Gale Opposing Viewpoints
    Covers covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
    Funded by the Ulster County Legislature.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    A library of searchable electronic-format reference books covering biography, business, history, medicine, nations of the world, and science. Supported by the New York State Library’s NOVEL program and Southeastern New York Library Resources Council (SENYLRC).
  • Gannett Newstand
    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).Supported by the New York State Library’s NOVEL program.
  • HeritageQuest (1851-1993)
    Census records and other documents for genealogy and family research. Funded by the Ulster County Legislature.
  • Historical New York Times with Index
    [In Library Use]
    Search New York Times (1851-2005)
    Supported by the New York State Library’s NOVEL program.
  • Hudson Valley Reads
    Sign up for our e-newsletters and get great book suggestions by email. Supported by the New York State Library’s NOVEL program.
  • Infotrac Newsstand
    Full-text newspaper articles from newspapers across the country and around the world, including the New York Times, the New York Post, The Daily News, the Albany Times Union and other newspapers. Supported by New York State Library’s NOVEL program.
  • JobNow
    A database that will help you create a resume, hone your interview skills and search for jobs. Patrons can also take practice tests, chat with a live tutor or receive writing help. Supported by the New York State Library’s NOVEL program.
  • Mango
    Learn Spanish, English, French, Italian, German, Greek, or Russian the fun, interactive way – all on your own schedule, at your own pace, and wherever you want. Stop in the middle of a lesson and sign back in at a later point, Mango will keep track of everything for you! Funded by the Ulster County Legislature.
  • The New York Times
    Full text access from 1985 to the present. Articles can be translated into more than 10 different languages or listened to using the audio player. Supported by the New York State Library’s NOVEL program.
  • Nuwav Legal Documents
    Create legal documents in minutes. Coverage is for New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey (coming soon). Items covered include landlord/tenant disputes, divorce, wills, and bankruptcy.
  • Overdrive
    Overdrive features popular downloadable audiobooks and ebooks. Many of the audiobooks are compatible with both i-pods and mp3 players. Funded by the Ulster County Legislature.
  • Qello
    Full-length Concerts and Music DocumentariesSupported by the Ulster County Legislature.
  • Scholastic Go! contains:
    • Encyclopedias: Encyclopedia Americana (high school), New Book of Knowledge (elementary) and Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia (middle school)
    • Thesaurus and Dictionary
    • Amazing Animals of the World (elementary)
    • New Book of Popular Science (middle/high school)
    • Lands and Peoples (middle/high school)
    • Supported by the New York State Library’s NOVEL program.
  • Tumblebooks: Picture Books Online
    Want to read and listen to some great children’s books. You can either have the text read to you or read the pages yourself. Funded by the Ulster County Legislature.
  • Zinio: Online Magazines
    Access to 94 magazine titles digitally, and a full year backlist of each title!