Allegany-Limestone Central School

Library & Media Services

 Please see Miss Cheladyn or Mrs. Grainer for usernames and passwords.
Academic OneFile
Academic OneFile is the premier source of peer-reviewed full-text scholarly content across the academic disciplines. With millions of articles available, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive.
AskUs 247
Ask Us 24/7 
Ask Us 24/7  is a virtual chat service that connects people with reference librarians. Ask Us 24/7  is available 24 hours a day,7 days per week.
Britannica Online
Provides over 400 journals, magazines and periodicals to use for research and studies. With new articles each month, you can explore the latest developments in science, politics, the arts and current events around the world.
Culture Grams
This website allows you to search for information about many different countries.  You will need a username and password.  Please see or contact Mrs. Grainer for this if you need it.
a comprehensive online database with thousands of searchable full-text articles and printable illustrations. FactCite includes ten databases on a variety of subjects.
a comprehensive online database with thousands of searchable full-text articles and printable illustrations. FactCite Elementary version includes four databases: biographies, mythology, American history and science.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
General OneFile is a one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, General OneFile serves a wide audience of readers.
 Find it Fast! Search for encyclopedias, magazines, and websites.
Issues and Controversies
Issues & Controversies is the authoritative online source of up-to-date, in-depth and objective information on the most prominent and hotly debated issues of the day. 
Issues & Controversies in American History
 Issues & Controversies in American History is a unique online resource of clear, concise and balanced explanations of the most contentious issues in American history.
Kids InfoBits
Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Maps 101
Collection of over 4,000 maps and related teaching resources for geography, history earth science, government classes, current events, language arts, and more.
an online research management platform that promotes critical thinking and authentic research. Students stay organized as they evaluate information, build accurate citations, archive source material, take notes, outline topics, and prepare to write.
See this guide for help setting up Noodletools: Noodletools Quick Guide
A password is needed. See the librarian for details.
NovelNY (New York Online Virtual Electronic Library)
NOVEL is a statewide virtual library provided free to the public by the New York State Library. There are dozens of databases accessible through this link.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Offers contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues featuring continuously updated viewpoints and topic overviews.

Created specifically for middle-schoolers, Research in Context combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.
A multidisciplinary database for elementary and middle school learners, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas such as current events, history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and technology. 
SIRS Knowledge Source
Provides full text articles on social, scientific, historic, business, political and global issues as well as insights on the arts and humanities. The database include SIRS Discoverer, SIRS Knowledge Source, and SIRS Decades.
World Book
World Book Online
The premier online reference source, including all the articles from the 22 volume encyclopedia, as well as state of the art multi-media, editor-reviewed websites, homework help, and