Gale, Grolier, & a selection of ProQuest databases are provided by the New York State Library. NOVEL is an online virtual library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information via local libraries statewide. NOVEL is currently supported by a temporary federal grant.
As of July 1, 2017 NOVELNY will add Britannica (three components) and Research in Context from Gale.
They are not renewing the Scholastic GO Suite, eLibrary and Gannett Newsstand from Proquest. All of the others are being renewed.
Scholastic GO! (formerly
Grolier Online), includes the Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier
Multimedia Encyclopedia, and The New Book of Knowledge.
This will no longer be part of NOVEL as of July 1, 2017.
You may purchase Scholastic Go through SLS
This will no longer be part of NOVEL as of July 1, 2017. You may purchase Scholastic Go through SLS
Elementary/Middle School Students
eLibrary Elementary -- contains over 140 magazine and books for elementary students.
Kids Infobits -- contains over 100 age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context -- New: Contains a range of perspectives on many important issues, with over 13,000 pro/con viewpoints. Includes a variety of resource types: reference, news, primary sources, multimedia and more.
High School and College Students
General OneFile - A 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.
Academic OneFile - Contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources
Opposing Viewpoints -- New: Contains a range of perspectives on many important issues, with over 13,000 pro/con viewpoints. Includes a variety of resource types: reference, news, primary sources, multimedia and more.
The BOCES Instructional Media Service provides members with access to curriculum-related learning resources in a variety of formats through the SNAP! database. For a free 30 day district wide trial and pricing information, contact Marisa Geraghty
Links to vendor websites for information about their products.