The Northern New York Library Network offers a wide range of database services to its members.

    Free Access to Electronic Databases

    • OmniFile/EBSCOhost: Makes over one million full-text articles available to all libraries in the region.
    • NewsBank:¬†Featuring local online articles from the Watertown Daily Times,¬†this resource is the largest of its kind. Its diverse source types include printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts, and videos. Explore a specific issue or event through the detailed coverage provided by local reporting or compare a wide variety of viewpoints from across the country and internationally on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities, and people.
    • WorldCat: This database provides ready access to all OCLC holdings for those libraries, which are not OCLC subscribers.

      Shared Purchase Discounted Databases

      • OverDrive: This electronic book product is available to all academic libraries in the region.

      Reference Service

      • Ask Us 24/7: A virtual cooperative reference service that provides participating libraries an opportunity to join other libraries in the region and the state to provide text-based online reference services. Ask Us 24/7 is originally a project of the WNYLRC and includes seven members of the Northern New York Library Network.

      Libraries interested in Network services should contact the Network office at 315-265-1119.