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Opposing Viewpoints In Context draws on the acclaimed social issues series published by Greenhaven Press, as well as core reference content from other Gale and Macmillan Reference USA sources to provide a complete one-stop source for information on social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.

Gale
Subject: School
Home Use: Yes

Use this resource to find factual information organized into topics such as earth cycles; ecosystems and biomes; energy and matter; landforms; natural disasters; rocks and minerals; space; water; and weather and climate. Videos, web links, games, listen feature, and a list of science experiments are included

Rosen Publishing
Subject: School
Home Use: Yes

Use this resource to find factual information organized into topics such as animals; endangered and extinct species; food chains and food webs; habitats and ecosystems; human body; life cycles; and plants. Videos, web links, games, listen feature, and a list of science experiments are included.

Rosen Publishing
Subject: School
Home Use: Yes

The ProQuest Digital Microfilm system is a browser based system that provides a simple and convenient way to access microfilm content in a digital format.  ProQuest Digital Microfilm allows you to retrieve, view, print and email specially digitized images from ProQuest microfilm.

ProQuest Digital
Subject: Newspapers
Home Use: Yes

ReferenceUSA contains directory and census information on more than 13 million U.S. businesses and 120 million U.S. households.

Infogroup
Subject: Reference
Home Use: Yes

This searchable database provides information about programs and services for children ages birth to 21 with disabilities and other special needs in the NEW YORK CITY METROPOLITAN AREA. It includes national organizations and residential programs such as camps and schools that serve children from New York City; it does not include local agencies outside the New York City area.

Contact information only is available remotely at http://www.resourcesnycdatabase.org.

RCSN
Subject: Medical
Home Use: No
In-Library Only

Rocket Languages is an award-winning interactive online language learning system. Queens Library cardholders can use this interactive website to learn conversational language at their own pace. Rocket Language can be accessed from home and provides lifelong language learning. Customers can access it as streaming learning or by downloading it for easy access on all MP3 compatible device and can continue to access their program online until they have completed the course.

Languages available:
Spanish (Latin American), Arabic, French, German, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, English (Spanish Speakers), English (Japanese Speakers) and American Sign Language.

Rocket Languages
Subject: Education
Home Use: Yes

Geared to students in grades 1-9, SIRS Discoverer is a general reference database for young researchers. The database includes carefully selected full-text articles and images from over 1,600 domestic and international newspapers, magazines and government documents.

ProQuest
Subject: School, General
Home Use: Yes

A comprehensive database that offers information for all major areas of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax and more.

Subject: Business
Home Use: Yes

A Science intensive encyclopedia that is appropriate for both middle school and high school students.

Home Use: Yes