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Research

 

 

Ancestry Library

(In-Library use only). Includes vital records, census records, ship passenger lists, military records and lots more! Find ancestors in the complete set of U.S. Federal Census images, including name indexes.

 

Biblioboard

Find primary sources, historical documents, images, video and so much more from the collection at BiblioBoard.

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports is a comprehensive source for unbiased advice about products and services, personal finance, and other consumer concerns.

Consumer Reports

 

 

Current Topics 

Selected essays from Salem Press to help explore current events. Topics include Civil Disobedience, Social Justice, Nationalism & Populism, and Race Relations. 

 

 

Cypress Resume

Cypress Resume contains a variety of resume writing resources for a range of professions, grouped by core tasks. Users type basic information about themselves and their desired job to find sample statements for resumes and cover letters.

 

Driving-tests.org

These practice tests are good for the permit test, driver’s license test and the senior citizens’ refresher test. The written part of those tests at all Massachusetts RMV locations is the same.

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 Gale PowerSearch

Search Multiple Gale Databases Simultaneously. Gale PowerSearch provides periodical, reference, multimedia and primary source information.

Great Courses

hoopla Digital provides access to content from the Great Courses series. Patrons have eight checkouts per month on hoopla Digital - so choose wisely!

 

 

HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest Online is a digital resource that combines searchable images of U.S. federal genealogical census records with digitized books containing family and local histories from around the country. Includes 25,000 family and local history books, U.S. census records.

 

 

hoopla Digital

hoopla allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics, and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, phone, or TV. Patrons have eight checkouts per month on hoopla Digital - so choose wisely!

 

 

 

Language Courses on hoopla Digital

Premier language learning courses are available on hoopla Digital! Patrons have eight check-outs per month on hoopla Digital - so choose wisely!

Pimsleur
Complete Language Lessons
Language Superstar

 

 Literature Resource Center

Find up-to-date biographical information, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

 

Mango Languages

Designed to equip you with conversational abilities from the very start, Mango immerses you in real, everyday conversations in a wide variety of foreign languages. It also features ESL instruction in English, tailored for speakers of more than a dozen languages. 

Mango languages

 

 

Massachusetts Eletronic Resources

Massachusetts Library Card Required.

Any Massachusetts resident may access many electronic resources using their Massachusetts library card.

Massachusetts Digital Collections
Massachusetts Eletronic Resources
Massachusetts E-Resources By Subject

 

 

Milestone Documents in American History

Milestone Documents in American History pairs primary source documents with analytical essays and commentary, providing students of history a full understanding of each document's importance and historical context.

Milestone Documents in American History

Morningstar

Morningstar Investment Research Center is a comprehensive and up-to-date resource for financial information on stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds. Use the "Help & Education" tab to access the User's Guide and investor education resources. 

 

OverDrive

OverDrive provides popular audiobooks and eBooks for users to download. There is also a collection of Public Domain eBooks that includes many popular classics.

 

 

 

Universal Class

Universal Class provides online continuing education courses. With a growing course catalog of over 500 online classes, Universal Class is committed to providing only the most affordable and highest quality continuing education.

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Weapons and Warfare

Weapons and Warfare is designed to meet the needs of students seeking information about weaponry, tactics, and models of warfare from ancient times to the present, worldwide. The articles present clear discussions of the topics, explaining any terms or references that may be unclear. The focus on the technical and strategic development of weapons and tactics, more than on a narrative chronological history of events, allows students of history, political science, science and technology alike to gain a broad understanding of the technological and strategic advances made over time and geography.

 

 


 

Additional Electronic Resources

 

Boston Public Library Electronic Resources

BPL eCard reqired.

Several Boston Public Library (BPL) eResources are available to Massachusetts residents remotely. Click on the link below for a BPL eCard. Resources marked with a red "X" may only be accessed on site at the BPL or a BPL branch.

(Click here to register for a BPL eCard)
BPL Databases

 

Profiles of Massachusetts

This resource provides data on all populated communities and counties in Massachusetts. From Grey House Publishing.

 

Safari Books Online by ProQuest

Safari Books Online includes ebooks and videos which cover Professional and Personal Development topics such as business skills, leadership, entrepreneurship, communications, finance, and career development 

 

Salem Health

Salem Health provides online access to Magill's Medical Guide and covers multiple subjects including diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, and biology.

 

World Political Yearbook

World Political Yearbook, profiles every nation and self-governing territory around the world, providing detailed analyses of the major events and current political climate, from over 200 countries.