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BIOGRAPHY & GENEALOGY

American Ancestors (Library Access Only)
Maintained by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, this database contains vital records (births, deaths, marriages) by state and locality for selected time periods. There are church records, probate records, and histories of individual families, as well as cemetery and burial records, local histories, court records and land records. NEHGS is continuously expanding its database to include genealogical information from outside of New England.

America’s Genealogy Bank
Easily search and browse millions of genealogies, obituaries, marriage and birth announcements and more from 1652 to the present. Includes historical newspapers, books and documents, along with modern obituaries and the Social Security Death Index.

Ancestry Library (Library Access Only)
Information on people and places described in over 25,000 family and local histories. Includes US Federal Census Records from 1790-1930.

Biography Reference Bank
Contains biographical full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals—providing the most current coverage of an individual’s life and work

Biography Reference Center
Containing many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines, this database offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies. This resource provides superior coverage for several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres

Heritage Quest
Research resource for family history and American culture includes U.S. federal census records and the UMI Genealogy and Local History collection.

BOOKS & LITERATURE

Bloom’s Literary Reference Online 
Features hundreds of essays examining the lives and works of great writers throughout history, as well as thousands of critical articles by noted scholars.

NoveList Plus
Search among hundreds of thousands of popular fiction and readable nonfiction titles, and also retrieve author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides, and more.

BUSINESS & FINANCE

AtoZdatabases
Premier Reference and Marketing Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents.  Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!
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CAREER

Job Now
Includes Career Resources such as personality and career assessments, resume building tools, and interview coaching.

Job Search & Workplace Skills Learning Center
Use this resource to strengthen your job search, interviewing, and networking skills. Find tips on business writing and learn how to craft the resume that will get you hired.

Learn A Test
Online practice tests for academic, civil service and vocational exams. Please note - you'll need to create a user name and password in order to use the practice tests.

GENERAL RESOURCES

Consumer Reports
Provides ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for cars, electronics, appliances, and more. The database also provides a health section and money guide. 

iCONN OneSearch
Search more than a dozen online databases from a single search box.

 

HEALTH

Folio Physician Directory (Library Acces)
Folio Physician Directory (Home Access)
Database of physicians and healthcare facilities for Rhode Island and Connecticut. 

Medline Plus
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

HISTORY

History Reference Center
Features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books

Native Peoples of the World
This database examines the world's indigenous peoples, their cultures, the countries in which they reside, and the issues that impact these groups. It highlights the complex relationships between native groups and the physical and social environments in which they live. It serves both as a primer for people wishing to learn about indigenous peoples worldwide, and as a ready-reference for historic and contemporary information on specific groups, countries, and issues.  

LANGUAGES

Mango Languages 

A unique way to learn a foreign language at your own pace, using a comprehensive teaching approach that actively engages audio and visual cues to assist in language retention. iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad users can also download the Mango Languages app from the iTunes store. Android users can get the app from the Google Play store.

Referencia Latina
This comprehensive Spanish-language database offers content from a variety of sources including thousands of encyclopedia entries, an inclusive collection of images, an atlas, health reports, a Spanish-English dictionary and full text for reference books and general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas.

LEGAL

Legal Information Reference Center
Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis

NEWSPAPERS

America's News
Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections.

Christian Science Monitor
Full-text coverage from 1988 to the present

Connecticut Post
Search full-text articles from 9/15/01-present including business, local and state news, issues, events, sports and more.

Hamden Journal
Full text from 3/2/2000 - 03/27/2008

Hartford Courant
Full-text coverage from 1992 to the present

Hartford Courant Historical 
This archive includes over 280,000 pages of text from 1764 through 1922

London Times
Full-text coverage from Jul 1, 1985 - present

New Haven Register
The full text of the New Haven Register from 1988-present.

New York Times
Full text coverage from 1980 to the present

New York Times Historical
The full text of the New York Times from 1851-2005. (Select Historical New York Times from database drop down menu)

iCONN Newsstand
Full-text coverage of newpapers from around the world; major papers include the Christian Science Monitor, London Times, New York Times 

SCIENCE

Forensic Science
A comprehensive reference source on the theory, techniques, and applications of the various forensic sciences.
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GreenFILE
This comprehensive resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more.

Science Reference Center
A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text, science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student researchers needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

TEST PREP

Learn A Test
Online practice tests for academic, civil service and vocational exams.