Adult Digital Resources

Whether it’s researching a term paper (Academic OneFile), finding an award-winning film to watch (Kanopy), or preparing for your driving test (Driving Test), our Adult Resources page has it all for you.

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Overdrive & Overdrive Advantage
A downloadable audiobook and eBook service offered by the Westchester Library System.  We have added a special collection of the most popular titles for Mamaroneck Library cardholders only, thus reducing wait times. For help:
Getting Started Using Overdrive and your Kindle, Nook or  iPad 

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Comics Plus: Library Edition
The new digital revolution bringing thousands of digital graphic novels and comics are only a click away!

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Freading
A downloadable eBook service offered by the Westchester Library System.

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Google News Archive
Search and explore information from historical archives dating back over 200 years.

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Hoopla Digital
is a groundbreaking digital media service  that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. You will need your library card number and PIN number to establish an account.

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Kanopy
video streaming is now available for patrons age 13 and older. The Kanopy collection offers a broad selection of more than 30,000 feature films, documentaries, foreign language, and training videos, including: the Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, the Frontline series, and international films.

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Learning Upgrade
is an interactive, fun and effective way to enrich your studies in reading and math. Music and graphics make this a good add-on to any other study resource you may be using…or you can just use this tool and go all the way through high school-level reading and math. Download the free app to your Android or iOS device. Select GET STARTED and pick the skill you want to build first – English or Math. Pick a starting level or take a placement test. Before you begin you will have the chance to create your account

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PressReader
Get all-you-can-read magazines and newspapers to keep informed, entertained and inspired every day. PressReader connects you with the stories you love from thousands of premium publications around the world. Discover, share and talk about the news that matters to you. Use at
home or in the Library.

Instructions for use:
Enter your Library Card Number and PIN then click Sign In.
Once redirected to PressReader click on Sign In at the top right.
Click on Library or Group on the window that popped up on the left hand side. Type in “Westchester Library System” in the search bar for “Search Libraries and Groups
Click on “Westchester Library System
Enter your Library Card Number and PIN then click Sign In. This will take a moment for it to process so please be patient.
Click on “Select Publication” and you’re done.

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Libby
Access exclusive Recorded Books audiobook titles, as well as other popular eBooks and audiobook titles that your library offers.

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Tutor.com
A fully online tutoring service. You can get a tutor in more than 40 subjects including Math, Science, Social Studies, English, AP support, Foreign Languages and Business. Tutoring sessions take place in our easy-to-use online classroom which runs in your browser.

A – Z Resources

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Academic Onefile
The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.

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Agriculture
Provides a comprehensive view of agriculture and related fields. The database provides access to current and authoritative content that spans the industry — from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.

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Barprephero.com
Free MBE bar exam practice questions to help you get the MBE certification in 2017. No registration required.

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Business Insights: Essentials
Detailed company and industry news that includes profiles, company histories, brand information, rankings and investment reports, etc.

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CNAplus.com
CNA.plus is designed to help US learners pass their Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) test.The site provides free practice tests that simulate the official exam. All test questions are based on the 2016 National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP®), which is the written test that most states use.

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Communications and Mass Media Collection
Provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered in the database include advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and more.

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Computer Science
Provides access to leading business and technical publications in the computer, telecommunications, and electronics industries. The database includes computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.

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Criminal Justice
Access to academic journals and magazines on topics in criminal justice and related fields. Key subjects covered in the database include law, law enforcement, security, and terrorism.

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Culinary Arts
provides access to academic journals and magazines on all aspects of cooking and nutrition. The database includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

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Directory of Open Access Journals
The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.

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Diversity Studies
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community. The database is a must-have for social science, history and liberal arts coursework.

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Our collection of quizzes includes several full-length tests, a DMV practice test signs quiz, a traffic signals test, and a quiz that targets alcohol awareness issues. All tests are free, presented in English and Spanish, and can be used as many times as needed to become more confident with all the rules and regulations.

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Economics and Theory
Provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics and related fields. The database has an emphasis on titles indexed in the American Economic Association’s EconLit bibliography.

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Entrepreneurship
Provides access to academic journals and magazines perfect for both business school students and entrepreneurs. The database offers content that includes insights, tips, strategies and success stories.

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Environmental Studies and Policy
Access scholarly journals, magazines, and other reference sources covering environmental issues and policies. The database includes diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policymakers, and corporate interests.

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Fine Arts and Music
Access to scholarly journals and magazines that support research in areas including drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. The database emphasizes full-text content for publications included in the Wilson Art Index and RILM bibliography.

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First Find
Has basic information on easy to read websites:

  • Learn English: Practice and learn English using several websites that include: Grammar, Vocabulary, Listening, Reading, Pronunciation and Writing. Test your progress with games and quizzes.
  • Get Your GED: Connect to websites that can help build your knowledge and skills you will need to pass the GED. You will also find general information about the GED and how to take the GED test in New York State.
  • How computers work and tutorials on how to use software.
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Gardening and Horticulture
Provides access to academic journals and magazines focused on both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies. The database offers biotechnologists, farmers, hobbyists, and landscape architects alike access to important content relevant to their pursuits.

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Gender Studies
Provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society. The database offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

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General Onefile
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

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Health and Medicine
Provides access to medical and professional periodicals, health and fitness magazines, and reference books and pamphlets. The database is designed for both nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health researchers. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

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Health Tutorials
More than 300 educational videos with basic health information about illnesses or conditions, medical tests and procedures.

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Home Improvement
Provides access to titles covering topics including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others. The database offers content that meets the needs of hobbyists and professionals alike.

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Hospitality and Tourism
Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications that cover topics including the cultural and economic aspects of travel and tourism. The database offers current and relevant content that provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism industries.

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Information Science
Provides access to scholarly journals and trade publications essential for information professionals and other knowledge workers. The database offers coverage of topics including information infrastructure, metadata architecture, publishing, and more.

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Informe Academico
Informe Académico meets the research needs of Spanish-speaking users with a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America. Informe Académico provides quality reference material–not simply translations of English-language materials–on a powerful, easy-to-use interface configured for Spanish-speaking users, allowing researchers to analyze topics and conduct research in Spanish.

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Insurance and Liability
provides access to academic journals and trade publications covering the insurance industry and topics such as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more. The database offers content of interest to individual property owners and multinational corporations alike.

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Learning Express Library 3.0
Register to access practice standardized tests for 4th, 5th, and 8th grades; GED, SAT, ACT, AP, GMAT, ESL, Civil Service exams, US Citizenship and more.

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LinkedIn Learning

Formerly Lynda.com,  provides interactive lessons on how to use different types of software to build technology, creative, and business skills. Covers everything from using a search engine to building a website. Note: When using the mobile app, the Library ID is: westchesterlibraries

Mergent Archives
is an online database featuring a vast, indexed collection of more than a century’s worth of global corporate and industry related documents. This collection contains hundreds of thousands of reports covering over 100 countries and industries.
Mergent Archives uses a reliable and easy-to-navigate system designed to meet your historical research needs. For home use, click here.

Mergent Online
This state-of-the-art product provides Internet-based access to the most detailed, accurate and comprehensive global company database available, with the latest in features and functions. For home use, click  here.

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Military and Intelligence
Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. The database offers content in key subject areas including governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, the structure of the armed forces, and more.

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New York State Newspapers
Collection of ten major newspapers published in New York State, searchable by section, keyword or relevance. (Full-text)

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News
provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers a one-stop source for current news and searchable archives.

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Nursing and Allied Health
Provides access to academic journals and other reference content covering all aspects of the nursing profession, from direct patient care to health care administration. The database offers current and authoritative content for professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.

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Opposing Viewpoints
An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the solution features continuously updated viewpoints, 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.

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Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine
provides access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of fitness and sports. The database offers a wide spectrum of information, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research, and more

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Pop Culture Studies
provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.

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Popular Magazines
provides access to the most searched magazines across the InfoTrac products. All of the titles are selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons and the database includes many titles recommended by Bowker’s “Magazines for Libraries”.

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Psychology
Provides access to academic journals and magazines that cover the study of emotions, personality, and the human mind. The database offers content of interest to both researchers and general users.

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Religion and Philosophy
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines of interest to both researchers and general users. The database offers balanced content that covers topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions.

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Science
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines covering the latest scientific developments. Key subjects covered by the database include biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.

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U.S. History
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in U.S. history and scholarly work being established in the field.

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University of Fashion
Brings together the best  fashion industry professionals to create lessons that inspire and educate students, teachers, home sewers and the fashion curious.

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Vocations and Careers
Provides access to journals and magazines that aid users in researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career. The database offers current and applicable content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

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War and Terrorism
Provides access to academic journals and magazines of interest to analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science. The database offers balanced coverage of both historic and contemporary topics in the fields of war and terrorism.

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World History
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.