Research Sources N – S

New York Times*M
Choose from more than 24,000 journal, periodical, and news sources from around the world to create an InfoTrac Custom collection to fill the unique needs of your researchers and patrons. Featuring The New York Times
Nursing Resource Center*M
Designed specifically for nurses, this resource provides evidence-based information for point of care, continuing education, nursing research and more. With Nursing Reference Center (NRC), nurses can get answers to questions quickly, strengthen their nursing skills and read full-text journal articles anytime and anywhere.
OneClickdigital Audiobooks (now RBdigital)*
Recorded Books is the largest independent publisher of unabridged audiobooks and a key provider of digital content to the library and school market. Books and Audiobooks titles from major publishing houses are distributed along with exclusive audiobooks titles produced by Recorded Books and narrated by professional, award-winning actors. Recorded Books provides libraries with both digital content (through its proprietary RBdigital platform) and physical productions (which include CDs and MP3-CDs).
Opposing Viewpoints In Context*M
Opposing Viewpoints In Context is a rich resource for debaters and includes pro/con viewpoints, reference articles, interactive maps, infographics, and more. A category on the National Debate Topic provides quick and easy access to content on frequently studied and discussed issues. Periodical content covers current events, news and commentary, economics, environmental issues, political science, and more.
Specific titles include The New York Times, Newsweek, Foreign Policy, American Scientist, and Education Week.
Overdrive Audiobooks and eBooks*
OverDrive is a free service offered by your library or school that lets you borrow digital content (like eBooks and audiobooks) anytime, anywhere. Every OverDrive collection is slightly different because each library or school picks the digital content they want for their users.
PebbleGo is the award winning PreK-3 database for reading and research. The PebbleGo databases make learning and improving reading and research skills fun, building on children’s interest. PebbleGo offers four databases: PebbleGo Animals and PebbleGo Science, PebbleGo Biographies and PebbleGo Social Studies. Databases are simple to navigate and offer key reading supports such as read-along audio and word-by-word highlighting.
Reference USA*
No other big data provider goes to the lengths we do to ensure the data your patrons rely on is relevant, comprehensive, and up-to-date.
We begin by collecting hundreds of thousands of public information sources. From there, our research staff analyzes and verifies every record and compiles all the information into easy-to-use databases.
Research in Context*M
Research In Context provides engaging reference, periodical, and multimedia content supporting national and state curriculum standards for grades 6 to 12 in language arts, social studies, and science. Middle school students will benefit from an interface that delivers a combination of the highly visual design and navigation preferred by younger users as well as the authoritative content and user-focused tool set needed to support middle school assignments and coursework.
Salem Health*
Salem provides access to its renowned healthcare content both in traditional, printed form and online.
Salem Literature*
Salem provides access to a growing number of literary reference works both in traditional, printed form and online.
Science In Context*
Science In Context is an engaging online resource that provides contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Drawing students in with captivating subject matter, Science In Context showcases how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues ranging from bacteria to obesity and weather.
Small Business Resource Center*M
Small Business Resource Center is a comprehensive database that covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more. It combines authoritative periodical and reference content to support prospective and current entrepreneurs as well as business students. Experience an easy-to-browse interface mapped to four key stages—plan, fund, start, and manage—to fit your research needs at any point in your business's development.
Speakaboos is a digital storybook platform that motivates children to read and explore stories they love based on their interests.
*Denotes premium source is available for use from anywhere with your Southfield Library Card.
**Denotes In Library Use Only.
MProvided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).