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Ancestry - library edition (in-library only)
Primary source documents and images, census records, Passenger & Immigration Lists Index, Social Security Index, Biography and Genealogy Master Index. Funded by: UHLS

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

Britannica School
Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject for all grades Pre-K-12 and all reading abilities offering 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: Elementary, Middle, or High. Funded by: NOVELNY

Business Insights: Essentials
This comprehensive database brings together a wide variety of global business information including company profiles, industry reports, and financial reports, as well as business magazines and newspapers. It contains full text from over 3900 periodical titles. Funded by: NOVELNY

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (BPL cardholders only)
Over 150,000 full-text, searchable, adult-level reviews of children's books, plus award citations and booklist appearances. Funded by: BPL

Chilton's Online Auto Repair (BPL cardholders only)
The Chilton Library provides step-by-step instructions to automotive repairs of domestic and import vehicles. Updated monthly, this database includes not only repair and maintenance articles but also recall information. Troubleshooting, diagnostic information and maintenance tables are included. Also included are ASE test prep manuals. Funded by: BPL

Consumer Reports (BPL cardholders only)
Provides product reviews, articles on health and money matters, and helps users get the best possible car deal. Funded by: BPL

Cypress Resume
Cypress Resume is an online resume and cover letter builder and is free to use with a valid library card. Make an account to save and edit your work. Funded by: UHLS and New York State Library

Database Demos
The library is testing various new databases. Please give these a try and provide feedback at the Information Desk.

Health Reference Center Academic
This health database includes over 2800 journals and magazines, many of which are full text. It contains nursing and allied health journals, other medical journals, newsletters and consumer health magazines. Funded by: NOVELNY

HeritageQuest (BPL cardholders only)
US Census records from 1790-1930, full text of 25,000+ family and local history books, index of 1.6 million genealogy and local history articles, selected Revolutionary War records. Funded by: BPL

Academic OneFile includes over 12,000 journals and reference sources, many peer-reviewed and full-text. Extensive coverage of physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, arts, theology, literature and more. Funded by: NOVELNY

Kids InfoBits
Contains over 100 age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5. Also includes Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs. Funded by: NOVELNY

Literature Resource Center (BPL cardholders only)
Provides information about authors and their works. Covers poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers in all genres and disciplines, from all time periods and all parts of the world. Provides full text biographical information, work overviews, literary criticism, and reviews. Funded by: BPL

Local history @ the library
Sources at Bethlehem Public Library

Magazines and more (General OneFile)
General OneFile includes over 12,000 periodicals, newspapers, reference books and multimedia sources, majority full-text. Subjects include humanities, education, environment, technology, health care, politics and more. 30-year backfile. Funded by: NOVELNY

Language learning software that teaches practical conversation in over 70 languages. English language learners will also benefit-there are 17 ESOL courses. Create an account to track your progress and practice skills or use as a Guest. Funded by: UHLS

MedlinePlus is the National Institute of Health's website for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world's largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

Morningstar Investment Research Center (BPL cardholders only)
Provides comprehensive financial information on stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds. Funded by: BPL

New York Times, Historical:1851-2014 (BPL cardholders only)
Full text and full-image articles for all issues. Funded by: BPL

Newsstand (includes full-text articles from NYT)
Full-text articles from both print and media sources from around the world. Funded by: NOVELNY

Novelist K-8 Plus (BPL cardholders only)
NoveList K-8, a readers' advisory service for grade K-8, offers a wide range of resources that will expand your ability to find the right book. Funded by: BPL

NoveList Plus (BPL cardholders only)
NoveList, a readers' advisory service, offers a wide range of resources that will expand your ability to find the right book. Funded by: BPL

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. Funded by: NOVELNY

ReferenceUSA (BPL cardholders only)
ReferenceUSA has vital information on every business & consumer in the United States & Canada. It assists business executives in finding valuable sales leads, conducting market research or competitive analysis, and provides an avenue for businesses to do effective marketing & outreach. Students are able to reference this data for research projects and job seekers may find gainful employment. ReferenceUSA provides data on businesses, consumers, healthcare providers, new movers & homeowners, as well as historical business information.

Scholastic GO! (BPL cardholders only)
Explore nonfiction texts, world newspapers, videos and more with this easy-to-navigate digital resource designed to strengthen content knowledge, vocabulary, and core proficiency skills. Funded by: BPL

Taxes: Federal
Federal tax forms

Taxes: State
State tax forms

Value Line (BPL cardholders only)
Provides comprehensive financial information on stocks and more. Funded by: BPL