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


Nonfiction Core Collection 
Developed by collection development specialists, this database provides titles of the most highly-recommended reference and non-fiction books for adults.

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.


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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For business and company research. National and international business and management information.  Features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, exclusive access to key business and economics periodicals such as The Economist and Sloan Management Review, country- and industry-focused reports, and major news sources like the Wall Street Journal. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.


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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Job Now
Provides live, interactive online help combined with online resources to help you get a job. A "resume lab" and live, online job coaches help jobseekers strategically target suitable jobs and prepare and practice for job interviews. The Adult Learning Center provides foundational, career-enhancing skills to adult learners through test preparation (including the GED and the U.S. Citizenship Test) and features live, online academic tutors for writing assistance, computer literacy, and basic software assistance.

LearningExpress Library
LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more. Please note - you'll need to create a user name and password in order to use this resource. Watch this video tutorial to learn more!


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. 

ResearchIT CT 
Search more than a dozen online databases from a single search box.



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


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 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


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

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. 

Newspaper Source Plus 
Includes more than 800 full text newspapers, 35 million full text articles. In addition features 857,000 television and radio news transcripts. 

Wall Street Journal
Comprehensive coverage from 1984 - current

Washington Post
Coverage: 1987 - current

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


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.


LearningExpress Library
Online practice tests for academic, civil service and vocational exams.