General Research | Newspapers | For Students | Classes, Test Prep and Resumes | Health | Business, Law and Money | Literature | Mango Languages | Automobiles | Genealogy/History | Recursos en Español

These sources provide instant access to articles from popular magazines, scholarly journals, encyclopedias, newspapers, and more. You will be asked to enter your library card number when logging in to some of these resources.

General Research


The Newspaper databases include articles written by staff journalists but not materials such as stock reports, classifieds, or advertisements.

For Students

Classes, Test Prep and Resumes

  • Cypress Resume – Helps you build your own resume quickly and easily.
  • Universal Class – Universal Class is a collection of over 500 free non-credit continuing education courses. Register Log in
  • Mango Languages – Learn to speak a new language quickly and easily.
  • Testing & Education Reference Center –Search for undergraduate and graduate school programs, find tuition assistance providers, and use the many career exploration tools.
  • – has the current edition of the Massachusetts driver’s manual and free practice permit tests. (Note:  for the driver’s manual, click on the Handbooks tab and choose either Drivers, Motorcycle or CDL)


Business, Law and Money

  • NEW Value Line – Value Line Investment Survey provides financial information designed to help investors make informed investment decisions. Click on the tab for “Investment Education” to view tutorials on improving financial skills.
  • Morningstar Investment Research – Investment data from a leading financial research company. Our license allows one user at a time so if you get an error message, try again in a few minutes.
  • AtoZdatabases – AtoZdatabases is the Premier Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents.
  • Business Source Premier – Enhanced Interface – This lists company profiles, industry profiles, country reports, and market research reports.
  • Business Insights: Essentials – Company profiles, news articles, and financial reports and more.
  • Mass Trial Court Law Libraries – Online Laws, legal forms and more.


  • NoveList Plus – A guide to books that includes book reviews, author read-alikes, book discussion guides, book talks, and much more for over 135,000 fiction and nonfiction titles.
  • NoveList Plus K – 8 – A guide to books for Elementary and Middle School students.
  • Literary Reference Center – Critiques of authors and their works.
  • Critical Survey of Long Fiction – Biographical and critical analysis of the most studied novelists and their works.
  • NextReads – A monthly e-mail newsletter service which will send you great book suggestions by email.
  • Bloom’s Literary Reference Online – Literary critiques of authors and their works as well as essays on literary themes, movements and genres.



  • ChiltonLibrary – Manuals for thousands of domestic and imported models of cars and light trucks from 1940 onward.
  • The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety – Crash test ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
  • U.S. Department of Energy – The official U.S. government source for fuel economy information
  • Kelley Blue Book – Car values, Reviews and research tools
  • NADA – New and used car prices from NADA
  • – has the current edition of the Massachusetts driver’s manual and free practice permit tests. (Note:  for the driver’s manual, click on the Handbooks tab and choose either Drivers, Motorcycle or CDL


  • HeritageQuest – Federal Census images from 1790 – 1930 and other information for genealogists.
  • Sources available at the library – The library also subscribes to and American Ancestors (from the New England Historical Genealogical Society). Due to licensing restrictions these sources are available only at the library.
  • Encyclopedia of American Immigration – Articles about many immigrant groups and the issues surrounding immigration.
  • Massachusetts History Online – Contains full-text articles gathered from almost 50 sources that directly relate to MA history.
  • U.S. History in Context — Delivers coverage of the most-studied topics — from the arrival of Vikings in North America to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
  • World History in Context — Reaches back to ancient times and extends to today’s headlines.

Recursos en Español