Regional Databases

The Broome-Tioga BOCES School Library System provides a number of databases free of charge to our region.

Read below for links and descriptions. 

Purchased by Broome-Tioga BOCES

Rosen Digital Literacy

  • Multimedia digital literacy/cyber citizenship resource designed for students in grades 7–12

CERF – Curriculum & Education Resource Finder

  • Part of OPALS Library Automation System
  • Students: Vetted, safe web-based resources and research assistance
  • Teachers: Webliographies and websites organized by topic

SCOOLS Online Database

  • Searches library catalogs of 300+ schools in Central NY
  • Request loans from member schools

TeachingBooks.net

  • Website of multimedia materials about fiction and
    informational books for children and young adult

NOVELNY
NOVEL NY is a collection of databases provided by New York State Library to all
residents of New York State. These include:

Gale Cengage Learning: Kids InfoBits (Elementary) Academic Onefile, General Onefile, Opposing Viewpoints in Context, Health Reference Center Academic, InfoTrac Newsstand, National Newspaper Index, New York State Newspapers

ProQuest:  Gannett Newsstand Complete, eLibrary Elementary

Grolier: Amazing Animals of the World, America the Beautiful, Encyclopedia
Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, Lands and People, The New Book of Knowledge, The New Book of Popular Science, LaNueva Enciclopedia Cumbre

South Central Regional Library Council (SCRLC):
This consortium of all libraries in the South Central Region offers the following resources to all districts:

EBSCO: OmniFile, Art Museum Image Gallery, and Literacy Reference Center
OCLC: FirstSearch/WorldCat

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