Catalogs, Databases & Resources
The Ong Library has made the reference resources listed below available via the Internet. These services are normally reserved for on-campus use only. However, members of the WRA community may contact the library staff to activate remote access.
- Research Database Descriptions
- Annotated List of Research Databases
- Faculty Resources
Locate materials owned by the Ong Library through our online catalog. The WRA Catalog contains records for books, eBooks, audio books, films, and music CDs. Access to other library catalogs include: Hudson Library and Historical Society and other local public libraries.
- Articles - Journals & Magazines
- Articles - Newspapers
- Biography Resources
- Citation Resources
- Current Events Resources
- Digital Video Resources
- E-book Resources
- English/Grammar Resources
- Faculty Professional Resources
- Faculty & Staff Family Resources
- Fine Arts Resources
- Foreign Language Resources
- Health Resources
- History Resources
- International Resources
- Literature Resources
- Reference Resources
- Research Tools
- Science Resources
|Academic Search Premier||A multi-discipline database that has access to newspaper, magazine and journal articles.|
|Banco De Contenido aulaPlaneta||Spanish-language database with access to articles, images, videos, animations, sounds and interactive media.|
Articles about more than a half-million people, most in full text, from around the world, both living and dead.
The complete encyclopedia as well as related websites, multimedia, periodical articles and more.
This database offers overviews of worldwide countries, including government information.
|Creative Bug||This database is your go-to resource for high-quality, on-trend arts and crafts instructional videos.|
|Digital Theater Plus||This database offers live performances that are accompanied by a range of invaluable educational resources for illustration, explanation and critical reflection.|
This database of educational videos includes such subject areas as 19th and 20th century U.S. history turning points, astrology, biology and a wealth of other topics.
Provides access to over 20 databases offering periodical abstracts and full-text articles.
This is an eBook database that covers all academic subject areas. The collection currently includes more than 80,000 titles.
|Explora for Educators||Full-text articles from thousands of academic journals and professional magazines on a wide variety of educational topics to support educator professional development. Includes lesson plans, curriculum standards and more.|
|Explora for High School||Discover full-text articles from thousands of magazines, journals and newspapers,|
This is a database of ebooks - encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources - for multidisciplinary research.
|GreenFILE||Collection of scholarly, government and general interest titles cover global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more. Full text for more than 13,000 Open Access items.|
This database contains extensive back issues of core journals in the humanities, social sciences and sciences. The journals have been digitized, starting with the very first issues, many of which reach back to the 1800s.
L'Encyclopedie Decouverte (French)
|Online French language encyclopedia.|
|Provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.|
Full-text, searchable works available online to supplement your library's print collections. Poetry, drama and fiction are included.
|New York Times - Current||Access to the New York Times online newspaper from 1981 - Present|
Powerful note-taking software that promotes critical thinking and creativity combined with the most comprehensive and accurate MLA- and APA-style bibliography composer on the Web.
|OverDrive||This collection provides access to popular fiction and nonfiction ebooks as well as audiobooks.|
Oxford English Dictionary is the best source to consult for meaning, pronunciation and etymology of over half a million words in the English language.
This is an ebook database containing specialized encyclopedias, almanacs and reference resources for general research.
|Oxford Research||Access to full-text academic encyclopedia articles from subject-based encyclopedias covering a range of topics from science and the humanities.|
Presents articles supporting multiple sides of current issues from which users can develop persuasive arguments and essays while developing their analytical thinking skills.
|This database contains the New York Daily News (1851-1857) and the New York Times (1857-2015).|
Thousands of essays on major topics and issues in science, math and technology, along with illustrations, experiments, activities and biographies.
Provides a one-stop resource for all science-related research needs. From earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography.
|Science Reference Center|| Easy access to a multitude of full-text, science-oriented content. Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, and periodicals.|
|Transparent Language Online||Log into this interactive language learning platform with more than 100 languages. Includes listening, reading, speaking and writing|
Provides a complete overview of U.S. history and covers the most-studied events, issues and current information.
|Very Short Introductions Online (VSIO)|
Full-text academic introductions to and historical overviews of topics in the arts & humanities, dictionaries & reference, law, medicine & health, science & mathematics, and social sciences.
|Visual Thesaurus||This database is a dictionary and thesaurus with an intuitive interface, which helps improve vocabulary and the understanding of the English language.|
|World Book - Advanced||A powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search.|
|World History in Context||Features extensive coverage of the 20th century, including the Ancient Mediterranean, Ancient Near East and Asia as well as the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the modern Middle East and Latin America.|