Digital Resources

Databases, online encyclopedias, language resources, educational tools and more.

The Westchester Library System offers many more research tools than we have listed below. To find more, visit WLS Research Tools.

Bronxville Subscriptions are made possible through the generous funding of the Friends of the Bronxville Public Library.

Bronxville Subscriptions

Consumer Reports

ConsumerReports.org provides ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services. In addition to product ratings and reviews, users will find in-depth advice, tips and trends written by Consumer Reports experts. The information is updated frequently, providing reliable data, unbiased information and more than 1000 ratings, reviews, product comparisons and video clips.

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Ancestry

The Library Edition of Ancestry.com is available for use within the Bronxville Library.  Start researching your family history today by using one of our library computers.

NY Times Historical Archive

This database provides easy access to the past.  Researchers can search over 20 different article types to find exactly what they are looking for including:  news, editorials, obituaries, birth and marriage announcements and more.  Every issue  includes the complete paper, cover-to-cover, with full-page and article images in easily downloadable PDF format.  This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

When you click on the link you will go to the EBSCO site, where you will be asked to enter your patron ID. This will be the first 5 digits of your 14-digit library card number. If you run into problems, please call us at 914.337.7680 ext 24.

Note: You must be a Bronxville Library cardholder to access the site through this link.

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Local Newspaper Database

Collection of ten major newspapers published in New York State, searchable by section, keyword or relevance.

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Local News

Links to the latest news for Westchester, Bronxville and surrounding communities, from local publications.

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Literature Resource Center

Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements.  Researchers at all levels will find the information they need, with content covering all genres and disciplines, all time periods and all parts of the world.

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Salem Health Infectious Diseases & Conditions

Contains essays about infectious diseases, medical conditions, epidemics and pandemics (including coronavirus), written for non-specialists by medical professionals, making it accessible for lay readers.

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