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Digital Collections

Downloadable eBooks, Audiobooks and Music

  • OverDrive Library card required - A downloadable audiobook and eBook service offered by the Westchester Library System.
  • Freading Library card required - A downloadable eBook service offered by the Westchester Library System.
  • Freegal Library card required - A downloadable music service that the Westchester Library System subscribes to. All you need to access the service is your Westchester Library card.
  • TumbleBooks - An online collection of animated, talking picture books, reading comprehension quizzes, educational games and teacher resources for libraries.
  • OneClickDigital Library card required - A collection of approximately 4,000 audiobooks for unlimited and instant download to your MP3 player or iPod.
  • Project Gutenberg - A collection of free eBooks.
  • Google Books - Search and preview millions of books from libraries and publishers worldwide using Google Book Search. Discover a new favorite or unearth an old classic.
  • Free Music Archive - The Free Music Archive provides free, high-quality, music in a wide range of genres. The content on Free Music Archive is used under various creative commons licenses. The New York State Music Fund provided initial funding for FMA. FMA seeks to maintain a high-quality resource through the use of selected curators who approve or deny all submissions to the collection.

Research Tools

  • Opposing Viewpoints - 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.
  • Academic OneFileLibrary card required - 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.
  • (In-library access only) - Includes U.S. Federal census, American genealogical biographical index, immigration list index and more.
  • Genealogy Connect Paid for with Central Library Funds / - the ideal complement to your fact/people based genealogy sources — filling in the rich context and real stories surrounding chronology that are often hidden in the maze and clutter of the Internet. Designed specifically to empower researchers, this advanced online tool also instructs users in proper research methods, helping them organize and define goals to build the best possible family tree.
  • Morningstar Paid for with Central Library funds Home Access - Library Edition offers proprietary stock and mutual fund analysis, screening tools and portfolio-building features to library patrons.
  • Literary Reference Center - Access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analyses from authors of every discipline. Includes a research guide for literary research.
  • Business Insights: Essentials - Detailed company and industry news that includes profiles, company histories, brand information, rankings and investment reports, etc.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals - A service that covers free, full-text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.
  • Secrets of the Sequences: Video series on the Life Sciences - With initial funding from the Pfizer Foundation and the National Academy of Sciences, VCU has assembled 50 of the best videos from the public television series, “Secrets of the Sequence” to assist teachers in the application of genetic research across the biology curriculum. Funding from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute has allowed for the creation of additional videos, which are also included on this site.


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