Available to Central, City and Suburban Libraries
Contains over 140 magazines and books for elementary students. Also includes the American Heritage Dictionary.
Contains over 100 age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5. Also includes Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs.
Based on the distinguished, long-standing print product. Geared to the sophisticated research needs of more advanced students.
Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
Based on the full text of the Academic American Encyclopedia, is a fact-filled reference resource. Includes and interactive atlas, images, sound files and topical Internet links. Designed for users from the upper elementary grades through adults.
Comprehensive collection of over 1,200 animals for elementary school and above.
Fact-filled, interest-driven resource for the states, noted Americans, and U.S. History for elementary school and above.
Up-to-date information on countries, cultures, and current events for middle school and above.
Online math and reading practice for 4th and 5th grades, math, reading and writing skills improvement for 6th through 8th grades and high school entrance exam preparation. Many titles are also available as e-books. Also includes a wide array of computer skills tutorials for MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. New users should enter their OCPL library card number as the user name.
Learning Express has rolled out a new platform with enhanced features. All users must register as new users on the LearningExpress Library 3.0 platform. Existing logins for LearningExpress Library 2.0 will not work on LearningExpress Library 3.0 and will expire on June 1, 2014.
Online, searchable, full text content of the 4-volume reference title, Milestone Documents in American History. It combines 134 full-text primary source documents covering the time period 1763 to 2003 with expert analysis and commentary.
New Book of Knowledge
Concise resource covering a broad range of topics. Includes history timelines, wonder questions, reading lists and teacher guides. Geared toward students in the middle grades.
In-depth coverage of science, health, and technology for middle school and above.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Provides overviews, pro/con essays, articles from reference books, newspapers, and magazines, and links to websites, podcasts and videos on over 5,000 topics. Supports NYS Common Core.
Available to Central & City Branch Libraries†
Full text for magazines, periodicals and reference books covering a wide-range of subject areas. This database also provides Country Reports and an Image Collection containing photos, maps and flags. List of titles includes Consumer Reports. [Titles available]
** Tutorials **
Database covering more than 120,000 adult, teen and children’s fiction titles. Provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, hundreds of theme-oriented book lists for readers at all grade levels, award-winning and recommended titles, read-alikes, book reviews and much more.
†Branch Libraries - Beauchamp, Betts, Hazard, Mundy, Paine, Petit, Soule, White
If your library card was issued by a suburban library, check that library's website for access.
Last updated: January 22, 2014