Salt Point Library Media Center Databases



Designed specifically for elementary school libraries, Searchasaurus and Kids Search contain full-text for more than 50 popular, elementary school magazines. Full-text is also available for over 100 student pamphlets, an encyclopedia and a dictionary. Full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).

The New Book of Knowledge is for elementary schools and higher. It includes literary selections, a time line, projects and experiments, news, homework help and more.

From one easy-to-use website, TeachingBooks makes instantly available original, in-studio movies of authors and illustrators, audio excerpts of professional book readings, guides to thousands of titles and a wealth of multimedia resources on children’s and young adult literature. Our hope is that by utilizing TeachingBooks’ multimedia resources, educators will better understand the spirit and personality behind books and discover exciting ways to share these insights with children and teens.

56 professional development eBooks titles from the Association for Supervision
and Curriculum Development

TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.


Cengage-Gale Databases available through NOVELNY:

  • Academic OneFile (NEW)- The premier source for
    peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and
    reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology,
    medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects,
    Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive.  Includes full-text
    coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.
  • General OneFile (NEW) - A one-stop source for news
    and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: 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. Millions of full-text articles,
    many with images.
  • Health Reference Center Academic (NEW) - Multi-source
    database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals,
    plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac’s
    award-winning Health Reference Center. All in a single, easy-to-use database,
    the material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes
  • The Twayne Authors Series - Contains the full
    text of the Twayne Literary Masters books which provide biographical and
    literarary criticism information on a wide variety of World, US, or English
  • Info Trac Custom Newspapers - This full-text
    newspaper database has several New York Newspapers including the New York Times
    from 1995 on, and over fifty national and international newspapers.
  • New York State Newspapers - A subset of
    InfoTrac Custom Newspapers, this database includes the following full-text
    newspapers from around New York State: Albany Times Union, Buffalo News, New
    York Times, New York Post, New York Observer, Syracuse Herald American, Syracuse
    Herald-Journal, and Syracuse Post-Standard.
  • National Newspaper Index - Provides indexing
    (1977 to present) of America’s top five newspapers: The New York Times, The
    Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The
    Washington Post
    . Indexing only.
  • Encyclopedia of World Biography - A
    complete collection of the Encyclopedia of World Biography