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Research

 

New and Popular Resources!

 Boston Herald and Medford Transcript

Provided by Newsbank, a database of newspapers across the country. 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.

Newsbank

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, and sports.

 

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.

 

hoopla

hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics, and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! There is a limit of 8 checkouts per month.

 

OverDrive

Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and more from your local public library - anywhere, anytime. All you need is a library card. Patrons may borrow up to ten titles at a time!

 

 

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 from 1790-1940, including name indexes.

 

Consumer Reports

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

 

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, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, 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) and covers multiple subjects including diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, and biology.

World 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.