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What is a Database?

A collection of information organized for easy retrieval.

Library Databases might organize:

  • articles from scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, and trade publications
  • ebooks
  • streaming video or audio
  • images
  • reports
  • biographies
  • statistics
  • and so much more!

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A subscription for YOU to, brought to you by the library!


The library is pleased to announce that we have entered into an agreement with the New York Times that will provide everyone with an email address a personal subscription to the digital NY Times for one year.


When you sign up, this is YOUR subscription. You can log in through the website or via the NYT app on most mobile devices. No going through the library website; no logging in from off campus. It's just as if you were paying for your own subscription.


To activate your Pass, please follow these steps:


•             Visit   Create a free account using your school email address.  If you already have an account associated with your school email address, log in with those credentials.

•             Check your email inbox for our confirmation message.  Click on the link in your confirmation message to validate your email address and claim your Pass.  If the confirmation email didn’t arrive, check your spam folder. If it isn’t there, send an email to from your school email address to request confirmation.

•             You have successfully claimed a Pass when you see the Start Your Access screen.  Now you can enjoy seamless, full access to, and NYT mobile apps from any location, on or off campus, just by logging into your account. You may download NYTimes mobile apps at

HINT: Remain logged into your account to have seamless access to and our mobile apps for the duration of your Pass. Visit to view your Pass expiration timestamp at any time.