Using Online Databases

Through the services provided by the GV BOCES system, the students at Le Roy have access to a variety of online databases.  These databases can be used to find additional information that may not be available via the typical WWW site.

Database Name Description

Reader's Advisory Service

OCLC First Search

Online access to more than 70 databases-World Cat

Encyclopedia Americana

Americana Encyclopedia 

SIRS Knowledge Source

Full text articles from the Internet and SIRS Knowledge Source


Encyclopedia, Internet Guide, & Collegiate Dictionary  


ProQuest is a resource of electronic collections containing articles published in magazines, newspapers, and journals.


World Book

World Book Encyclopedia

Baker & Taylor

Book Orders from Baker & Taylor

Today's Science

Today’s Science covers science topics for students: health, environment,

Accessible Archives

Primary source database featuring newspapers from the 18th & 19th centuries

Country Watch

Up-to-date information and news on the countries of the world


Access to general interest periodicals

Also:  Searchasaurus & Topic Search


Encyclopedia Americana & Grolier, New Book of Knowledge, Lands and People, Popular Science

Hoover's Online

Company, industry, and market information