Online Resources


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Try the New App from Overdrive for EBooks and Audiobooks

Libby for eBooks and audiobooksA new and easy way to borrow and download ebooks and audiobooks. Read or listen on your computer, tablet, or phone.

Get the App and more information.

Available from the App Store, Google Play, or Microsoft.

Download Ebooks and Audiobooks from OverDrive

Download Audio and EbooksCurrently, the OverDrive App continues to exist to provide accessibility options for visually impaired readers as well as support for streaming video and a multilingual user experience for those wishing to search their library’s website in languages other than English. The Overdrive App is available for many devices, iPhone®, iPad®, Android, Chromebook, Windows 8 & 10, Kindle Fire HD..

Download and stream music for free from Freegal

Freegal - download music free and legal★Download 3 songs per week and stream for 3 hours per day, free and legal! Access to this site will be ending on June 30, 2020. Download your music today!

Listen to the library’s weekly radio show and podcast, The All the Books Show.

Web Databases and Other Links

Listed here are a few databases to explore. The Southern Tier Library System has many more available at

Reference/School Oriented
Connecting to information in a wide range of subjects in 12 databases

For students in kindergarten through grade five

Health Reference Center Academic - Provides information on health-related topics including over 2,000 full text sources and hundreds of videos. A NOVEL database.Periodical and reference book content in Health studies

Academic OneFile - Contains over 13,000 titles including peer-reviewed journal and reference sources. A NOVEL database.Authoritative periodicals and scholarly journals

Online CollegesList of NYS Online Colleges

Duolingo - Learn a languageLearn a language online for free

Covers today’s social issues

BritannicaEncyclopedia Britannica

Business, Finance and Job Seeking
Contains detailed company and industry news and information, including company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals.Company and industry news and info

Job ZoneNYS Department of Labor

Magazines and Newspapers
Read magazines online for free. Website or Mobile Apps are available for most devices.

General OneFileArticles that support general interest research and exploration

Infotrac NewsstandCurrent and archival news content
NYS Archives Access NYS records 
True People Search 
Other Links

Aging In PaceVolunteer as a Senior
and other Information for Seniors


(Databases marked with a ★ need an STLS library card number and PIN for access.)

Updated: March 31, 2020 — 1:14 pm