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History Databases

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Science Databases

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Reference Databases

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New York State Historic Newspapers

The NYS Historic Newspapers project provides free online access to a wide range of newspapers chosen to reflect New York’s unique history.

Sandpumpings Online

Sand Pumpings was a part-literary, part-history magazine published by the students of Olean High School that featured interviews and articles of local, historical interest in addition to literary pieces. This digital collection features eleven issues dated 1976-1983.

Olean City Directories Online

Searchable PDFs contain the full text to eighteen Jamestown, NY, city directories from 1875 to 1916 and eighteen Olean, NY, city directories from 1882 to 1916.


“The goal of HippoCampus is to provide high-quality, multimedia content on general education subjects for high school and college students free of charge.” Subjects range from statistics to U.S. government. Contains videos and textbook information.

BJ Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper

Since 1996, BJ Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper has been the curator of the best free education and homework resources for students, teachers and parents.  Basically, this is a gigantic list of links, organized by subject, with brief annotations.