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Services  Description 
Online Public Access Catalog Allows you to access and request all materials held by libraries in the Four County Library System
Inter-Library Loan Allows you to request books from other libraries in the Four County Library System, Broome County Public Library, New York State Library, and other libraries in the United States
Internet Access Twenty computers with Road Runner service – Parent’s signature required for those under 18
Large Print Books Library collection and one rotating collection
Download Zone E-books and downloadable audio
Books on CD Library collection of over 550 and a rotating collection
Compact Discs More than 900 Music CDs for adults and children
DVDs & Video Cassettes A growing collection of more than 1600 DVD’s & a rotating DVD Collection. Also 1000 videos
Magazines 45 Titles plus donated magazines – All circulate except latest issue. Also CDROM set of National Geographic Magazines.
Newspapers The Chenango American, The Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin, Norwich Evening Sun, and the Sunday New York Times
Local History & Genealogy Area General Genealogy Materials, Marriage, Birth, & Death Index from Chenango American from 1855, 1880 U.S. Census on CD-ROM, AncestryPlus available online, & much more!
Microfilm Reader Printer Automatic with zoom lens – Printing costs 10 cents per page
Photocopier 15 cents per page
Fax Machine $2 for Cover and First page. $1 per page for remaining pages
Tax Forms State & Federal forms available during tax season – Binders of current & past State & Federal reproducible forms available year round
Meeting Room Available for community groups any day or evening that the library is open – Call to reserve: 656-9349
Webcam & Skype By appointment only. Must be scheduled 24 hours in advance. Call to reserve: 656-9349. Military families have first priority in scheduling.
Children’s CD/ROM Computer Contains various learning and reference CD/ROMs for children 18 months and older – Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult
Computer Room Internet, Word, Access, Excel, Power Point & Publisher available. Printing 10 cents per page. Photo Printing Prices vary – Sign up at circulation desk. One on one computer help available ask at desk or call 656-9349.
Public Computer Center Wireless Public Computer Center. Laptops with Microsoft Office 10, Webcam, Skype. Large print keyboard, and 24″ monitor available. Handicapped Accessible. Nook, Kindle, iPad, Android Tablet, Printer, scanner, color copier also available.  Individual and group instruction. Computer and Job searching help. Videoconferencing equipment available call to reserve 656-9349

Electronic Databases Description
  AUTOMOBILE REPAIR
Ebsco Auto Repair Reference Center The Auto Repair Reference Center contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes. Database content includes more than 34,000 vehicles covered from 1945 to present, with drawings and step-by-step photographs, technical service bulletins & recalls issued by the original equipment vehicle manufacturer, enhanced wiring diagrams for easy viewing and printing, specifications & maintenance schedules, Labor Time Guide & Estimator, AutoIQ, and Quick Tips (a complete guide to vehicle ownership & maintenance).
  BUSINESS AND FINANCE
Business Insights Essentials Company profiles, industry reports, and finance reports, plus more than 3900 business magazines and newspapers.
Morningstar.com Get data reports covering more than 20,000 securities. Identify stocks, mutual funds, and ETFs that meet specific needs. Delve into the data of a stock or mutual fund. Research two or more stocks and/or mutual funds to see how they work together as a portfolio.
  CHILDREN’S RESOURCES
eLibrary Elementary Over 140 magazines and books for elementary students as well as the American Heritage Dictionary.
Amazing Animals of the World Facts and photos for elementary school students of more than 1200 animals.
America the Beautiful Articles on US cities, states, and presidents for elementary school students.
Land and Peoples Articles on countries, cultures, and current events, plus an atlas and almanacs for middle and high school students.
New Book of Popular Science Articles about science, technology, and medicine with photos, maps, and technical illustrations for middle and high school students.
New Book of Knowledge Engaging graphics and lively, age-appropriate text motivate elementary school students through the research process. Projects and experiments reinforce key concepts and support opportunities for extended learning.
  CURRENT EVENTS AND NEWSPAPERS
Gannett Newsstand Complete Over 85 Gannett newspapers, including 6 from New York State (the Ithaca Journal, Poughkeepsie
Journal, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Journal News (White Plains), Press and Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton) from 1999-present, and Star-Gazette (Elmira).
National Newspaper Index Get quick access to the indexing of America’s top-five newspapers in one seamless search: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post.
New York State Newspapers Search this database of ten major newspapers published in the state of New York, including the New York Times, the New York Post, Buffalo News, Post-Standard (Syracuse), New York Observer, and the New York Magazine.
  InfoTrac Newsstand Full-text newspapers, including the New York Times from 1995- and more than 1000 major US regional, national, and local newspapers (33 from New York State).
  Opposing Viewpoints in Context More than 13,000 pro/con viewpoints on current issues. Helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
  GENEALOGY
Ancestry Library Edition (ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE LIBRARY) Search family histories and genealogies from the U.S. census records, Social Security records, birth and death records, immigration records, military records, biographies, and more. Over 1 billion names in 3,000 unique databases for genealogy research
Family Search Records, resources, and services for genealogical research. This database is especially good for state census data.
Fulton History Access to more than 16 million pages of historical New York State newspapers as well as historical postcards.
  HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Health Reference Center Academic Health Reference Center Academic integrates millions of articles from a wide range of full-text nursing and allied health journals, newspapers, magazines, newsletters and select consumer health information sources with full-text reference works and hundreds of health-related multimedia
  LIBRARY RESOURCES
Art Museum Image Gallery More than 165 thousand images from around the world and dating back to 3000 B.C.E. Includes images of sculptures, paintings, cartoons, textiles, posters, costumes and ceremonial clothes, glass, ceramics, and more.
Digital Library of America A portal to digital information from libraries, archives, and museums, with access by timeline, format, map, and topic.
  LITERATURE AND POETRY
Literary Reference Center Full-text reference works, books, and literary journals on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.
NoveList This fiction database provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for more than 135,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-Alikes, What We’re Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists. Children, Teen and Adult Fiction. . 1,200 pre-made lists of award winners.
  MAGAZINE ARTICLES
Academic OneFile Academic OneFile is the one-stop resource for academic research in all disciplines. This database provides strong coverage of hard sciences, medicine, engineering, and business, as well as agriculture, criminal justice, environmental studies, pop culture, psychology, war, and terrorism. There are nearly 13,000 titles, with more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. There are links to hundreds of videos on medical procedures and thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN, and CBC.  This database includes the full text of The New York Times from 1985, the Times (London) from 1985, and the Financial Times from 1996.
General OneFile General OneFile is a comprehensive general-interest resource, providing periodical and news information through 7,000 full-text titles, more than 3,600 journals, more than 25 years of backfiles, and five newspaper indexes. This database also features travel guides; a full collection of National Public Radio programs from 1990 to the present, with searchable transcripts; and links to over 5,000 video files including television shows like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV, and Meet the Press.
OmniFile Full Text Select More than 3100 journals from the arts, humanities, law, ethnic studies, women’s studies, history, business,technology, and science. Includes podcasts, non-English article translations, downloadable MP3 and article read-alouds.
  PRACTICE TESTS & JOB HELP
Testing & Education Reference Center An online interactive database of practice tests including the GED, civil service, military exams; licensing tests for law enforcement, real estate; plus entrance exams for college and graduate school . Provides an online searchable database for training in specialty careers and occupations. Includes a searchable database of colleges and graduate schools with online and distance learning programs.
Brainfuse JOB NOW Provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job.
REFERENCE—ENCYCLOPEDIAS & ALMANACS
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia More than 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas. Articles are full text with embedded links to other related articles.
  Encyclopedia Americana A comprehensive coverage of the arts, society, geography, history, philosophy, religion, sports, science, and  technology to assist students and with class work, homework, and research projects. Excellent for adults who want a topic overview
Grolier Multimedia Concise articles on geography, history, government, language, literature, religion, technology, the arts and sciences   everything that shapes our world. Includes extensive media resources, including photographs and videos as well as interactive time lines that chart the course of world events
  SPANISH LANGUAGE RESOURCES
La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre A Spanish language encyclopedia written from a Latin American perspective with timelines, maps, and an events calendar.
  TEACHERS’ RESOURCES
EngageNY Information on New York State’s P-12 Common Core Learning Standards.
Teacher Reference Center This index of more than 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books is now also offered free via the EBSCOhost platform. Find coverage of key education topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, Science & Mathematics and more.