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Gale General Reference Center Gold

provides access to magazines, newspapers, trade publications, and reference books through one easy interface. This general interest database offers the latest content covering current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

A growing collection of always-available reference ebooks. Read on your computer or portable device. GVRL has ReadSpeaker text-to-speech technology built in for 19 languages and on-demand translation for 11 languages.

Basic fact sheets for annuals, bulbs, perennials, vegetables, and herbs.

Category:Yard and Garden

Garden web forums - community of gardeners on the web

Category:Yard and Garden

Website, provided by Cornell University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, serves as a "portal to gardening information" to Cornell's online resources, Cooperative Extension publications, and factsheets.

Category:Yard and Garden
Gardening, Landscape, and Horticulture Collection

Practical information and scientific theory of horticulture; collection will appeal to farmers, gardeners, landscape architects, and biotechnologists.

For more than a decade, the program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, offers 125 tutorials, including more than 1,100 lessons, videos, and interactives, completely free.

Category:Online Courses

Whether you are new to the computer, returning for review or just want to gain more 21st century skills, free computer tutorials from GCF LearnFree can help. From computer basics and online safety to social media and using the cloud, you'll find a wide range of free technology tutorials.

Gender Studies Collection

Covers such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and more.

General OneFile

Access to over 90 million articles from 3,000 full-text academic journals, premier magazines, and newspapers on a wide variety of topics. Also includes NPR programs with transcripts, Fodor travelguides and more than 20 reference sets.

General Science Collection

Academic journals and general science-focused magazines providing coverage of all science, including particle physics, quantum theory, advanced mathematics, and biotechnology.

Spend some time at this extensive feature-oriented directory to many filtering products, plus ponder additional safety strategies like family contracts, and more.

Category:Internet Safety

From MacWorld, what you need to know, whether you are upgrading to a new iPad or getting started

Category:Mobile Devices

Giant Hogweed is listed as a "noxious plant" that can cause severe skin irritation. Find out what the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation has to say about how to identify it, what to do if you find some, and how to control it.

Category:Hot Topics

Browsable and searchable site of speeches by notable women from around the world, covering the period from 1848 to 2001.


Excellent collection of material on all kinds of glass. Includes a developing Glass Encyclopedia with pages (including pictures) on more than 60 types of glass and an online bulletin board for questions and answers about glass.


Glassdoor provides free career content through its database of company reviews and salaries, job postings, and interview questions.

Category:Job Postings

Current information on the business climate, news, history, political structure, economic landscape, and relevant statistical data for 196 countries.

Comprehensive database of over 425 million images.


Interactive mapping service featuring draggable maps and satellite images.


Google News is a one-stop news site accessing headlines from over 4,500 English language news sources. Special features include the News Archive Search, personalized search, email alerts, and RSS feeds.

Category:Current Events

Government Printing Office makes available free access to resources produced by the three branches of the federal government.

Topical access to federal grant opportunities.


Engravings from 1918 publication of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body.

From Salem Press, a far reaching view of history organized around significant events. Covers Ancient World, Middle Ages, Renaissance, and each century from the 17th to the 20th. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.

This collection, covering space science, astronomy, aeronautics, and information systems, includes NASA's Image of the Day and other specific image galleries.


Features Chamber membership directory, calendar, and community links.

Category:Small Business

Annotated guide to national and international legal information sources.

Category:General Law

This guide, prepared by the United Way of Central New York, lists services available in Onondaga County that include medical/dental care, food assistance, employment counseling, and legal assistance.

Category:Hot Topics

Primary source documents, sound recordings, photographs, sheet music and newspapers from the American Memory Historical Collections of the Library of Congress.

Category:World History

Primary source documents, sound recordings, photographs, sheet music and newspapers from the American Memory Historical Collections of the Library of Congress.

Category:U.S. History

Database offers financial and program information on nonprofits; registration required for more in-depth information.