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AllSides

AllSides

AllSides™ is a media solutions company that strengthens our democratic society with balanced newsmedia bias ratings, diverse perspectives, and real conversation.

 AllSides provides Media Bias Ratings for over 1,400 media outlets and writers, so you can easily identify different perspectives. Learn how AllSides rates media bias or learn about the different types of media bias.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition

Includes Census, military, court, land, probate, vital, and church records and over two billion names.

Check out the Ancestry LibGuide for instructions and tips on using this resource.

AVAILABLE ONLY ON LIBRARY COMPUTERS AND WIFI

BookBrowse

BookBrowse

Organized by title, author and genre. Excerpts of recommended books from various genre, both fiction and nonfiction.

Brainfuse

Brainfuse

Online test preparation, homework help, study aids, skill building, and live tutoring resource for children and adults. Live Tutors are Available from 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM daily.

Live Tutoring offers live tutor access for homework help, skills building and test preparation. Because HelpNow is personalized, both the student and the tutor can access quiz questions to do an intensive test prep which may include loading lessons on the whiteboard. 

The Writing Lab and the 24/7 Center features give patrons the freedom to receive assistance at any time of the day without connecting with a live tutor. 

MEET allows students to schedule their own online sessions using the Brainfuse MEET whiteboard which is specifically designed for a group setting. 

Adult Learning Center is the adult learners’ version of HelpNow™ where patrons can access High School Equivalency prep, US Citizenship test prep, resume assistance, Microsoft Office support, and Career Resources. The Writing Lab, Send Question, and Skills Building are also included in the Adult Learning Center suite.

Britannica Academic Edition

Britannica Academic Edition

An accurate, current, and comprehensive resource for college-level learners, researchers, and faculty. Discover encyclopedia articles, full-text journal and magazine articles, primary sources, multimedia, and other unique resources and tools that make research easier and more productive.

Britannica Escolar (Spanish, Primaria & Secundaria levels)

Encyclopedia that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. Two levels, Primaria for elementary and Secundaria for middle school, offer unique content that is of interest to every student. Search easily across levels by topic or subject area.

Britannica Schools (Elementary, Middle, and High School levels)

Thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended web sites, and three separate databases for elementary, middle, or high school students. There is Read-aloud, a font size adjuster, and built-in translation tools support students with special needs and ELLs.

Chilton Auto Repair Library

Chilton Auto Repair Library

ChiltonLibrary provides access to repair, maintenance, and service information on most cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs on the road today. This continually updated resource offers vehicle manual and diagnostic information, including the following features:

  • Factory-tested service, repair, and replacement information from the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)
  • VIN Decoder, which allows a user to submit their vehicle identification number (VIN) and gather valuable information for a car, truck, van, or SUV
  • More than 2,500 easy-to-access videos and animations, organized by vehicle systems and subject matter
  • Wiring and vacuum diagrams and detailed schematics
  • Manufacturer-recommended maintenance intervals, technical service bulletins and recalls
  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) technician test-prep quizzes to assess a user’s technical knowledge
CodeCombat

CodeCombat

CodeCombat is an educational video game for learning software programming concepts and languages. This game is recommended for students ages 9–16. Students learn to type coding languages like JavaScript, Python, HTML and CoffeeScript, as well as learning the fundamentals of computer science.

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit organization that works side by side with consumers to create a fairer, safer, and healthier marketplace. The organization employs mystery shoppers and technical experts to buy and test the products it evaluates.

Full access to all of the valuable content on ConsumerReports.org through your library membership - ratings, reviews, expert buying advice, product comparisons, user reviews, and product video clips.

This resource is available to all patrons in the building, while users accessing it remotely must have a library card registered to Liverpool Public Library.

Culturegrams

Culturegrams

CultureGrams is a leading reference for concise and reliable cultural information on the countries of the world. It provides country reports on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people. The reports are written and reviewed by in-country experts and are updated as new information becomes available. Users link to the reports via an engaging, map-based interface that can be accessed anywhere, anytime.

Data Axle Reference Solutions

Data Axle Reference Solutions

Business section includes addresses, phone, maps, executives, sales, # of employees, line of business, more. Residential section includes names, addresses, phone, median income, home value, and maps. iPad app available from the iTunes store.

Driver's Ed

Driver's Ed

Practice exams and handbooks for car, motorcycle & commercial NY driver's license. Frequently asked questions and answers are included.

Fold3

Fold3

Fold3 provides access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. Perfect for historians, genealogists, veterans and their families. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.

To learn more, training materials are available at: http://proquest.libguides.com/Fold3

Gale Business Insights: Essentials

Gale Business Insights: Essentials

Research and analyze companies and industries around the world. Access company profiles, industry rankings, brand and product information.

Gale - News

Gale - News

Millions of full-text articles from thousands of national, international, state and local papers that are searchable by title, headline, date and other fields. Full-text access to newspaper articles from all over New York State, including Albany, Binghamton, Buffalo, New York City, Syracuse and others.

 

Gale - Elementary School Research

Gale - Elementary School Research

Facts about plants, animals, people, geography, science, history, and more for elementary school students.

Gale - Middle School Research

Gale - Middle School Research

Resource for students in grades 6 to 8.  Offers magazines, newspapers, primary sources, over 12,000 videos and more on a variety of topics.  Supports national and state curriculum standards in language arts, social studies and science.

Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

This five-volume set includes American painting, architecture, sculpture, and photography from the Pre-Columbian sources to the colonial period to the twenty-first century devoting coverage to many previously underrepresented areas of inquiry, including African American artists, Asian American artists, and Native American art, both historical and contemporary. Artists, major movements, institutions, critics, and the architecture found in major cities of the United States are covered, as are new media and methodologies, including digital art, performance art, and installation art. Available through OCPL.

Heritage Hub

Heritage Hub

Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images.

Video instructions (13mins)
https://youtu.be/rBKDZBHUiJA

HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest

Genealogy database containing the U.S. Federal Census from 1790-1930 and 7.5 million pages of family and local histories and more. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.

To learn more, training materials are available at: http://proquest.libguides.com/heritagequestonline

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning

Online courses and video tutorials to help you learn business, technical and creative skills. LinkedIn Learning also offers career assistance and job search strategies.

Courses are taught by recognized industry experts. Learn what you want, when you want, from our entire library. Build custom playlists to organize courses you want to watch. Watch courses on your computer, tablet, or mobile device. Switch back and forth without ever losing your place.

LOTE4Kids

LOTE4Kids

Lote4Kids is a database of digital books created for children to enjoy books and learn language through storytelling. Includes over 2250+ digital books in 60 languages together with English translations. New books and languages are released each month, so stay tuned!

Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Over 70 languages including English courses from native languages. Set up a profile to track your progress and receive email authorization for iOS and Android apps. Also available on library or home computers.

MedlinePlus - Health Information from the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus - Health Information from the National Library of Medicine

Find information on health conditions, wellness issues, and more in easy-to-read language on MedlinePlus, the up-to-date, trusted health information site from the NIH and the National Library of Medicine.

Morningstar

Morningstar

Analysis and screening of mutual funds, stocks and ETFs for the “fundamental/value investor.” Morningstar features portfolio analysis and investments that generate consistent returns as well as up-to -date financial information, news and commentary.

The New York Times

The New York Times

Full-text access to newspaper articles from the New York Times and its other publications.

NewsBank

NewsBank

Full-text for over 1940 newspapers across the United States, some going back to 1984. Newpapers include: The Post Standard 12/1986-, the Syracuse Herald American 12/1986- 10/2001, Syracuse Herald Journal 12/1986-9/2001; the [Utica] Observer Dispatch; and The [Albany] Times Union. Expect to find articles on news, politics, business, heatlh, sports, cultural activies and obituaries. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only. If you have a card from another OCPL library see www.onlib.org.

Newspaper Archive

Newspaper Archive

Searchable archive of 1000's of articles from U.S. and countries including Canada, Ireland, and England; 1607 to present. Full text and image of pages. Provided by Onondaga County Public Libraries. [If you have trouble accessing, please go to http://www.onlib.org/research/databases ]

Newspaper Archive - Syracuse Post Standard

Newspaper Archive - Syracuse Post Standard

Searchable archive of Syracuse Post Standard, 1875 to 2 months ago. Full text and image of pages. Provided by Onondaga County Public Libraries. [If you have trouble accessing, please go to http://www.onlib.org/research/databases ] Note: years and issues of newspapers may not be complete.

NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus

Find readalike authors, titles and series for fiction, biographies and narrative nonfiction. Listen to a sample of the narrator and find audiobook listen-alikes. You may also set up a personal My NoveList account to save search results, searches, and search alerts in a personal folder for future access. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.

NoveList Plus, for K-8

NoveList Plus, for K-8

NoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction. With a fun and intuitive interface, NoveList K-8 Plus will help you support young readers by finding books by grade level, reading level or genre.

Opposing Viewpoints In Context

Opposing Viewpoints In Context

Research, analyze, and organize data on today's hottest social issues. Get help with writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations. Includes pro and con viewpoint essays, primary source documents, periodical articles, maps, and more.

The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

Over 2,500 entries from 180 international scholars including biographical sketches of important personalities associated with the development of the Jewish religion over the centuries and an index with alternate spellings of Hebrew terms. Available through OCPL.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

Contains almost 120 in-depth entries, ranging in length from 500 to 10,000 words, on each of the canonical books of the Bible, major apocryphal books of the New and Old Testaments, important noncanonical texts, and thematic essays on topics such as canonicity, textual criticism, and translation. Available through OCPL.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

This three-volume encyclopedia examines all aspects of warfare and military technology in medieval times. This set provides an exhaustive and accurate view of how and why wars were waged throughout Europe, the Byzantine Empire, and the Crusader States from circa 500 CE to circa 1500. Available through OCPL.

Salem Press Reference Collection

Salem Press Reference Collection

Liverpool Public Library's collection of Salem Press reference titles. Includes Literature, History, and Health reference texts.

Syracuse Post-Standard Online

Syracuse Post-Standard Online

Online version of the Syracuse Post-Standard 7 days a week. 

News articles presented by Newsbank.

Includes 12/2/1986 - Current Post Standard issues.

Value Line

Value Line

In-depth financial information, research, commentary, price projections and analytical tools for stocks and mutual funds for the "Chartist" investor. Value Line features a unique "timeliness rank" and charting system that anticipates a stock's future performance based on historical factors.

Up to three people can be using this resource at the same time.

WorldCat

WorldCat

Access to WorldCat (OCLC worldwide catalog of books, videos, sound recordings, and other items). Index to ArticleFirst, ERIC (educational database) and scholarly journals.  Search library holdings of Onondaga County Public Library and beyond.