Research Links


NOVELny is an online library of literally hundreds of magazines, newspapers, maps, charts, research and reference books that are available to every New Yorker, free of charge. All you need is your public library card, New York driver license, or non-driver ID. Students may also access the NOVELny databases through their school or academic library.

Citizen Herald

Digital content of the Citizen Herald newspaper from 1926 to 1972 can be accessed here.


Southeastern NY Catalog – Search for books, magazines and other resources available in the academic, special, public, and school library community in southeastern New York – all from one search screen.

NY Heritage

New York Heritage is a portal for learning more about the people, places and events that contributed to the making of New York State.

Consumer Reports

Free digital membership to Consumer Reports online. Consumer Reports tests, rates, and reviews thousands of consumer products and services.

Encyclopedia Britannica

Britannica Academic delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. The rich combination of the venerable Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough collegiate research—all from one resource.

Click here for Britannica Escolar (Encyclopedia content in Spanish)

Looking for More?

Visit our site on the Ramapo-Catskill Library System for more than 50 additional research databases.

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