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To begin your searches, you can either select a subject area from the left-hand column or go directly to a specific database listed below.
Arts & Humanities
Biography & Genealogy
Books & Literature
Business & Law
Car Repair & Home Improvement
Citation Style Guide
Health & Medicine
Language Learning
Science & Technology
Social Sciences
Test Preparation

In addition to the databases available here, there are many others available through the Suffolk County Central Library.

The Patchogue-Medford Library serves as the Central Library of Suffolk County and provides specialized collections and services directly to all Suffolk County residents.

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ABMS Directory of Board Certified Specialists*
Academic OneFile
Amazing Animals of the World
America the Beautiful
AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOCIETY JOURNALS * (available from inside the library only)
ANCESTRY * (available from inside the library only)
Auto Repair Reference Center
Bases de datos (EbscoHost Español)
Biography Reference Bank
Business Insights: Essentials
Career Cruising
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
Columbia Granger's World of Poetry Online *
Consumer Reports Magazine
Consumer Reports Online
Credo Reference
Daily Life Through History *
eLibrary Elementary
Encyclopedia Americana
Fold3 (formerly Footnote)
Gale's Virtual Reference Library
General OneFile
Global Road Warrior
Grolier Online - Kids
Grolier Online - Adult
Health Reference Center Academic
HeritageQuest Online
History Reference Center
Home Improvement Reference Center
Hoover's *
Kids InfoBits
Kids' Search
La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre
Lands and Peoples
Law Depot
LearningExpress Library *
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
Literary Reference Center (includes Magill Literature resources)
Literature Resource Center
Magill's Medical Guide (Salem Health)*
Mango Languages
Masterfile Elite
MITCHELL ONDEMAND5 * (available from inside the library only)
Morningstar *
National Geographic Kids *
New Book of Knowledge
New Book of Popular Science
New York State Newspapers
New York Times
New York Times Historical/Graphical 1851-2007
Newsday -- Historical 1940-1984
Newsday and New York Times - Digital Microfilm* (coverage varies: NYT from 2008 through prior month current year-Newsday from 2010 through prior month current year)
New York Amsterdam News
NoveList Plus
NoveList Plus K-8
Opposing Viewpoints *
Oxford English Dictionary (OED) *
P4A Antiques Reference *
Reference USA *
Salem Health * (includes Salem Health:Cancer, Magill's Medical Guide and Psychology & Mental Health)
Salem History *
Salem Literature * (includes Critical Insights: The Hero's Quest, Crtical Insights: Authors, Critical Survey of Long Fiction, Master Plots(4th ed.))
Salem Science: The Solar System *
Science Online
Science REFERENCE Center
Something About the Author
Student Research Center
Teacher Reference Center
Twayne's Author Series
U.S. History in Context *
U.S./Intl. Major Newspapers
Value Line Research Center*
Wall Street Journal
World Vital Records
Worldbook Online*

Titles marked with * are available to Emma S. Clark Memorial Library members only

Titles marked with ** are available from inside the library only, either using a library-owned computer or by connecting to the library's wi-fi network.

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