Ebooks, Audiobooks, Music & Video
OverDrive

OverDrive
Downloadable ebooks, audiobooks, and videos; the largest selection of popular authors. [Help]

Hoopla

Hoopla
Thousands of ebooks, comics, movies, music, and audiobooks playable on computers and mobile devices. [Help]

Freading

Freading
Thousands of ebook titles in every genre and category. [Help]

Freegal

Freegal
Millions of songs for downloading and streaming; 5 downloads per week and 3 hours of streaming per day. [Help]

Local News
Batavia Daily News

The Daily News
Free online version serving Genesee, Wyoming, and Orleans counties

Daily News on Newsbank 2000-present

The Daily News 2000 to present
Search for complete articles of local and regional news

The Batavian

The Batavian
Online news and community views

WBTA

WBTA
AM 1490, FM 100.1.

AccuWeather

AccuWeather
For Batavia, NY

Newspapers
New York State Newspapers

NYS Newspapers
Search this database of newspapers published in the state of New York, including the Buffalo News, the New York Times and the New York Post.

New York Times

New York Times
A 72 hour "offsite activation" for the NY Times will be created. You will have the option to create a new account after clicking the URL. You can use the URL again to renew your 72 hour activation. 

Infotrac Newsstand

InfoTrac Newsstand
InfoTrac Newsstand is an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. With InfoTrac Newsstand, you can search a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers.

National Newspaper Index

National Newspaper Index
National Newspaper Index provides 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.

Magazines & Journals
RB Digital Magazines

RB Digital  
The world’s largest newsstand; the ultimate app for Magazine lovers, with digital magazines for iPad, iPhone, Android, Mac and PC

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports magazine and all articles are available.

General One File

General One File
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images.

Academic One File

Academic One File
Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive.

Kids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits
Contains over 100 age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5. Also includes Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs.

Genealogy
Ancestry Library

AncestryLibrary.com is available within the library, but not remotely due to licensing restrictions.  Portions of Ancestry.com pertaining to New York are free to NY state residents, even outside the library (this access requires a free Ancestry.com New York account; you will have free access only to the records available through Ancestry.com New York, not to the entire Ancestry database).

Family Search

FamilySearch -- The library has Affiliate Library designation, giving patrons greater and more convenient access to the wealth of genealogical resources available through FamilySearch.  It's the world’s largest repository of genealogical records and manages the famous Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.  It has amassed billions of birth, marriage, death, census, land, and court records of genealogical significance from over 130 countries.

Heritage Quest

HeritageQuest offers over 48000 family and local histories, federal census listings (1790-1940), PERSI (the Periodical Source Index), Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, and Freedman's Bank Records.  The database is available from home with your library card barcode, and within the library automatically.


Other resources helpful to Genealogists can be found on our Local History page.

Language Learning
Rocket Languages

Rocket Languages
Learn a language online:  Spanish, Arabic, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portugese, & American Sign Language.

La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre

La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre
La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre is a Spanish language encyclopedia written from a Latin American perspective.
El texto incluye los contenidos revisados de la versión impresa de la La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre (1999), además de cientos de artículos traducidos de la Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, así como otros materiales recién agregados y revisados.

Motor Vehicles
AutoMate

AutoMate - includes car care, repair, and troubleshooting.

General Encyclopedias
Encyclopedia Americana

Encyclopedia Americana
Encyclopedia Americana articles include links to further readings, a bibliography, selected full text articles, web page links, and links to related articles.

Groliers

Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
The Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia includes encyclopedia articles, news, timelines, quizzes and games, and research starters. It also includes an atlas and dictionary. Articles can be grouped by lexile level and are aligned to standards.

Specialized Resources
Business Insights

Business Insights
Essentials combines all of the content formerly found in Business & Company Resource Center with a new interface designed around the research goals and workflows of your diverse business research community. Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports.

Ferguson's Career Guide

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
Ferguson’s covers 94 different industries in 16 major “clusters” on its site. Colleges and trade schools are highlighted, as well as career assessment. Find blog posts on leadership, internships, hiring practices, and more.

Greenfile

Greenfile
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 612,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 9,100 records.

Health Reference Center

Health Reference Center Academic
Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac's award-winning Health Reference Center. All in a single, easy-to-use database, the material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.    

Job Now

Job Now
Job coaches provide live online assistance (resume preparation, interview practice, etc.) for jobseekers, and the Adult Learning Center offers an online writing lab, test preparation (including the GED) and the U.S. Citizenship Test.

Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints
An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

Directories
Reference USA

Reference USA - Business & Residential Directories

  • Business provides access to the most accurate and comprehensive business database in the United States. This database contains information on over 14 million businesses. Each detailed business record contains business name, street address, city, state, county, zip code, primary contact and executive title, phone number, fax number, and toll-free number (where available). Also find annual reports, parent company, business profile, and sales volume. 
  • Residential contains approximately 110 million households pulled from 6,000 telephone directories. Information includes name, address, telephone number as well as census statistics such as median income levels and home values. Listings appear as they are identified in the phone book.
Other Databases

Dozens of other databases are available through our consortium, the Nioga Library System.