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Fantastic New Trial Database!
Access from home using your Medford Library Card!
Newsbank
With Boston Herald and Medford Transcript
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 on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, and culture. Obituaries also included.

 

Safari Books Online by ProQuest

***Users of one of these three Safari collections must close their browser and clear their browser history to view content from another Safari collection***

Personal and Professional Development Library

Safari Books Online includes ebooks and videosThe Personal and Professional Development Library covers business skills, leadership, entrepreneurship, communications, finance, and career development.

Beginning Programming Library

The ProQuest Safari Books Beginning Programming Library covers basic programing, software (including Java, C#, ASP.NET, MySQL, Ruby and more) web development, and gaming.

Consumer Technology Library

Explores technology and software subjects including personal finance, Microsoft Office products, digital photography, social media, computers, and the latest mobile gadgets.

 

Ancestry Library

(In-Library use only) Thousands of family history databases, including vital records, census records, ship passenger lists, military records and lots more! Find ancestors in the complete set of U.S. Federal Census images from 1790-1940, including name indexes.

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ConsumerReports.org

Consumer reports is a comprehensive source for unbiased advice about products and services, personal finance, health and nutrition, and other consumer concerns. published by Consumers Union, an independent, nonprofit testing and information organization.

Consumer Reports

 

Current Topics

Selected essays from Salem Press to help explore current events, topics include: 
    •  Civil Disobedience
    •  Social Justice
    •  Nationalism & Populism
    •  Violent Demonstrations
    •  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.

Cypress Resume

 

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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Heritage Quest

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, including family and local history books.

Heritage Quest

 

Mango Languages

This resource offers 62 language learning programs for adults and children. Mango includes English instruction for speakers of Arabic, Armenian, Bengali, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese, and others.

Mango languages

 

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.

 

Milestone Documents in American History

This resource pairs primary source documents with analytical essays and commentary, providing a full understanding of each document's importance and historical context.

Milestone Documents in American History

 

Profiles of Massachusetts

This resource provides data on all populated communities and counties in Massachusetts.

From Grey House Publishing.

 

 

Salem Health

Salem Health provides online access to Magill's Medical Guide, 7th edition (2014). Diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and other medical issues are covered.

World Political Yearbook

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