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Free Databases from New York State


Free databases are provided by the New York State Library, through the NOVELNY project.  These databases are an online virtual library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information via local libraries statewide. 

The West Hempstead High School has access to these databases through the computers in the High School Library.  They provides thousands of full-text journals, newspapers and other references.  Linked below are documents explaining the scope of the NOVELNY project as well as the databases contained therein.  These databases can also be accessed via your public website or directly.  To access them directly, please see the link below and have your driver's license number handy: