Recent Changes to Subscription Databases
 
Database Added/Cancelled/Changed Comments

March 2014

Name Change :

  • Grolier Online

Grolier Online is now called ScholasticGO! (updated March 25, 2013)

December 2013

Cancelled:

  • USA Trade

 

November 2013

Access Change:

  • Foundation Grants to Individuals

Cancelled:

  • Foundation Search

Although Foundation Grants to Individuals is still available on site, it can no longer be accessed remotely.

August 2013

Added:

  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context

This databases is new to NOVELNY, as of August 1, 2013. It is available via geolocation (no username/password or driver license required) for those who are in New York State.

July 2013

Added:

  • Gannett Newsstand Complete
  • Kids InfoBits
  • eLibrary Elementary

These databases are new to NOVELNY, as of July 1, 2013.

Note: Several NOVELNY databases are now available via geolocation (no username/password or driver license required) for those who are in New York State.

Cancelled:

  • Twayne's Authors Series
  • Primary Search (including Searchasaurus and Kids' Search interfaces)
These databases are no longer offered via NOVELNY, as of June 30, 2013.

April 2013

Cancelled:

  • JobNow

The New York State Library regretfully announces that its subscription to the JobNow™ database, including the Adult Learning Center, made available as part of the online resources available through the NOVELny platform, ended on April 30, 2013.

JobNow™, a product of Brainfuse, was made possible through a federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP) award funded through the New York State Education Department/New York State Library. This project, titled Broadbandexpress@yourlibrary, also ended on April 30. 

Cancelled:

  • PAIS
The Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS) database subscription has been cancelled. (April 25, 2013)
Various databases and e-journals Some of our online and print resources are temporarily unavailable. Please contact the Reference Desk for assistance at 518-474-5355. We apologize for the inconvenience.

March 2013

Removed/Substituted:
  • Business and Company ASAP
Business and Company ASAP has been available from Gale through NOVELNY. All of the content in this database is included in Gale's Business Insights: Essentials, which is currently a NOVELny database. Access to Business and Company ASAP will cease at midnight on March 31, 2013.

October 2012

Restored:
  • Loislaw
  • New York Times - Historical

Access to Loislaw has been restored. (October 25, 2012)

Access to NY Times - Historical has been restored. (October 30, 2012)

Lapsed:
  • Loislaw
  • New York Times - Historical
  • Congressional Universe
  • Statistical Universe
  • America: History & Life

Access to these databases has temporarily lapsed. We hope to restore it soon.

In the meantime, if you need access to the type of information contained in these databases, we may be able to provide it from other sources. Please call the Reference Desk for assistance at (518) 474-5355.

September 2012

Content added:
  • Grolier Online

Grolier Online now includes these additional resources (as of Tuesday, September 25, 2012):

  • La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre
  • Amazing Animals of the World
  • The New Book of Popular Science
  • America the Beautiful
  • Lands and Peoples

August 2012

Name change:
  • Business Insights: Essentials
Business and Company Resource Center is now called Business Insights: Essentials (as of Friday, August 31, 2012).

June 2012

Restored:
  • PsycInfo
  • PsycBooks
  • PsycArticles
As of June 25, 2012 access toPsycInfo, PsycBooks and PsycArticles has been restored. We apologize for any inconvenience caused while we did not have access.
Lapsed :
  • PsycInfo
  • PsycBooks
  • PsycArticles
Our access to PsycInfo, PsycBooks and PsycArticles has lapsed. We are aware of the value of these databases and regret the problems not having access will cause our customers. We will do everything we can to have access restored. In the meantime, if you need access to the type of information contained in these databases, we may be able to provide it from other sources. If you have questions please call the Reference Desk for assistance at (518) 474-5355.
Lapsed :
  • Project Muse
Our access to Project Muse has lapsed. We are aware of the value of this database and regret the problems not having access will cause our customers. We will do everything we can to have access restored. In the meantime, if you need access to the type of information contained in this database, we may be able to provide it from other sources. If you have questions please call the Reference Desk for assistance at (518) 474-5355.

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Last Updated: March 25, 2014