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Research

 

Gale Virtual Reference Library

The Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Sources may be searched individually or together. 

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Ancestry Library

In-library use only

Thousands of family history databases, including vital records, census records, ship passenger lists, military records and lots more!

 Ancestry.com

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

 

Mango Languages

This free database 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 and Vietnamese.

Mango languages

 

 

p4A Antiques Reference

p4A Antiques Reference provides price and background information on antiques, collectibles, fine art, and historic Americana. Data is based on regional auctions throughout the United States. Users can search by item category, specific type of item within a category, geographic origin, keyword or date.

p4a Antiques Reference

 

 

Consumer Reports Online

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

Consumer Reports

 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, U.S. census records, and PERSI, an index of genealogy and local history articles.

Heritage Quest

 Digital Sanborn Maps of MA, 1867-1971

Sanborn maps chart the growth and development of American towns and cities. They are large-scale plans of a city or town, drawn at a scale of 50 feet to an inch and were created to assist fire insurance companies as they assessed the risk associated with insuring a particular property. The maps list street blocks and building numbers.

Sanborn Map Company

 

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, from over 200 countries. 

Salem Health

 Salem Health provides online access to Magill's Medical Guide, 7th edition (2014), which covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and other medical issues. Search topics, browse categories or a subject index, or consult the glossary.

 

 

Profiles of Massachusetts

Provides data on all populated communities and counties in Massachusetts.

 

Milestone Documents in American History

Milestone Documents in American History 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