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Research

 

Highlighted Resources

All Medford Library Online Databases

Unless indicated as "In Library Use Only," these resources are available from any internet connection.  Most databases will require you to enter your Minuteman Library card number for access outside the library.
For a few databases, home access is available only to Medford residents.

 

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

 

Consumer Reports Online

A comprehensive source for unbiased advice about products and services, personal finance, health and nutrition, and other consumer concerns.

Consumer Reports

 

 

 

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 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

 

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

 

Profiles of Massachusetts

Provides data on all populated communities and counties in Massachusetts.

 

Safari Books Online

Searchable categories include: business, desktop and web applications, digital media, information technology and software development, personal and professional development, products, and vendors.

 

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.

 

Universal Class

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.

 

 

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.