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Library Media Center

Search here for magazine, newspaper articles and other resources from databases, some of which require access codes obtained from the school library.


Ebsco icon

EBSCO Ultra - search magazines and newspapers, more.

Includes Primary Search



World Book Online iconEncyclopedia with citations, maps, timelines, visual dictionary, text-to-speech, and translation tools at            differentiated reading levels.


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Link to many databases including Opposing Viewpoints, National Newspapers (listed as Infotrac Custom Journals), more.



 More Databases

E-BOOKS - reference books online (Gale Virtual Refernce Library)

NoveList K-8 - reading suggestions
Grolier - New Book of Knowledge, Amazing Animals, Lands and People, more.
Teen Health and Wellness - health-related subjects
The Elements - periodic table database
Opposing Viewpoints in Context - controversial issues - multimedia author programs and book guides

Kid Infobits - database for K-5

EasyBib - bibliography creator
NoodleBIB - bibliography creator

Scholastic - author information

ERIC database for educational topics

Google Scholar - academic research and journal articles on the web

Magportal - magazines appearing on websites

Rosen Learning - e-books


Library Catalogs

Farnsworth Middle School

Guilderland Public Library

Capital Region BOCES Union Catalog

Library of Congress


News Services 



NBC Nightly News
CBS News

ABC News
Fox News
C-SPAN Classroom


News Channel 13 - local
WRGB Albany
WTEN Albany
Fox23 News



Ref Desk
Wall Street Journal
New York Times
Washington Post

Boston Globe
USA Today


BBC News
CNN International
International Herald Tribune
International News Sources


Times Union
Daily Gazette
Altamont Enterprise




The Economist

News Databases

National newspapers - Infotrac


News Search Engines

Yahoo News

Google News

Headline Spot



Tween Tribune - news for kids and by kids

Eureka Alert - science news for kids

Newsy - multisource video news analysis


Internet Archives

The Way Back Machine - 1996 - a few months ago