Academic Search Premier

Provides an elaborate array of titles to cornerstone academia. Comprehensive content, including PDF back-files to 1975 or further for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references for more than 1,050 titles.
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Ancient Faces 

Ancient Faces
Ancient Faces, the sponsor of this fantastic website, “wants to help bring faces to the names of our ancestors by adding photos to genealogy.” They’ve provided an exchange where the owners of old photos can share them for free so that people researching their family trees can actually see their ancestors. You can search for photos of your relatives by keyword, name, date, or location.

AtoZdatabases

Premier Reference and Marketing Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more! Update Frequency: Biweekly. Output: Email, Print or Download.
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Biography Reference Bank (H.W. Wilson) 

Original profiles of Current Biography and World Authors series, the periodical coverage of Biography Index, and the specialist biographical content of Junior Authors & Illustrators.
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Biography Reference Center

Contains many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines. Offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies.
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Book Clubs

Book Clubs Start your own book club. See what are the hot books for book clubs, get free discussion guides and more!

Book Collection: Nonfiction-Elementary School Edition

Informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 1,300 nonfiction titles on animals, weather, holidays, adventure, sports, and more.
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Book Collection: Nonfiction-High School Edition

Informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 2,700 nonfiction titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics, and more.
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Book Collection: Nonfiction-Middle School Edition

Informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 3,200 nonfiction titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics, and more.
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Connecticut Digital Collections 

Search individually, or as a combined search, the digital collections of the Connecticut State Library, Connecticut History Online, Newspapers of Connecticut and Treasures of Connecticut Libraries.
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Connecticut Judicial Home Page 

Connecticut Judicial Home Page 
This site provides a wealth of information. Look up pending or active court cases, find out what jury duty entails, or find answer to frequently asked legal questions.

Connecticut Network for Legal Aid

Connecticut Network for Legal Aid
Connecticut’s Legal Aid programs worked together and created this web site to help people with very limited income find help for their legal problems and try to answer their questions.

CT Consumer Health Information

University of Connecticut Health Center Library’s consumer health information program for Connecticut residents and public libraries.
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CT State Library Collections in Ancestry.com 

Research resource for family history and American culture includes U.S. federal census records and the UMI Genealogy and Local History collection.
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ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)

Provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. More than a million records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966.
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Explora

Supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.
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Genrefluent

Genrefluent
The author of Genreflecting, Diana Tixier Herald, reviews her recommended reads in all of the popular genres — crime, historical fiction, romance, etc.

GreenFILE 

Scholarly, government and general-interest titles on topics of global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
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Hartford Courant – Historical (1764-1922) 

Search the earliest years of the Courant for articles and images that relate Connecticut and national history.This archive includes over 280,000 pages of text from 1764 through 1922.
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HeritageQuest 

Search U.S. federal censuses, family and local histories, and primary-source documents such as tax lists, city directories, and probate records. Materials date back to the 1700s.
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History Reference Center

For upper grades, secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges and undergraduate research. Full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers.
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Legal Assistance Resource Center of Connecticut 

Legal Assistance Resource Center of Connecticut
LARCC produces informational pamphlets on a variety of legal topics including tenant’s rights, family law, senior issues, public assistance programs. Low-income individuals and families can also find information on how to get free legal assistance.

Legal Information Reference Center

Exclusive online full text for many top consumer legal reference books, full-text publications and legal forms, with more content added on a regular basis. Thousands of state-specific legal forms – searchable by top subject areas including Adoption, Bankruptcy, Name Changes and more.
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Literary Reference Center 

This resource includes more than 10,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews; 75,000 articles of literary criticism; 130,000 author biographies; full text of more than 300 literary journals; 500,000 book reviews; 25,000 classic and contemporary poems; over 11,000 classic and contemporary short stories. Enter your library card number as your Patron ID.
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MainFile 

A multi-disciplinary database with coverage of all aspects of academic study and general interest subject areas. Includes more than 4,300 full-text magazines and journals and nearly 250 full-text newspapers and newswires, and over 2,900 full-text reference books and encyclopedias.
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MAS Ultra – School Edition

Designed specifically for high school students. Contains full text for hundreds of popular magazines covering a wide range of subject areas including history, science, careers and much more.
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MasterFILE Premier 

 Provides full text for magazines, reference books, and primary source documents and an Image Collection with photos, maps & flags. Includes Consumer Reports.
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Middle Search Plus

Contains primary source documents including Essential Documents in American History, reference books such as the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, the Encyclopedia of Animals, and more than 1.2 million relevant photos, maps, and flags.
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Morningstar Investment Research Center

An all-inclusive research database which features data and analysis on over 11,000 international and domestic stocks, 24,000 mutual funds and over 800 exchange traded funds. Try it and tell us what you think.
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Newspaper Source Plus 

Cover-to-cover full text coverage for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, and selective full text for more than 330 regional (U.S.) newspapers. Also, full-text television and radio news transcripts from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.
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NoveList 

Offers one-stop shopping for fiction book recommendations for all age groups, series lists, book discussion guides, and much more. Also, note NoveList book recommendations and series information added to the bottom of library catalog entries.
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Popular Magazines

Access to the complete or nearly complete archives of many popular magazines such as Newsweek, Smithsonian, Scientific American, National Geographic, and more. 
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Professional Development Collection

Provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. More than a million records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966.
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ResearchIT CT – All Resources

See a list of all the different resources available in ResearchIT CT statewide databases. Connect from Library & Home

Salem History

Online access to Milestone Documents in American History, a resource published by Salem Press which combines 134 full-text primary source documents with expert analysis and commentary.
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Science Reference Center

For upper grades. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
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Score.org

Articles, templates(for business plans and financial statements), budgeting assistance, loan help, and online counseling offered by this national organization. Score.org

Student Research Center

For students in grades 6-12. Includes magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, an online dictionary and encyclopedia, film & video.
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Teacher Reference Center

Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals. Subjects include: Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, Teacher Education
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TOPICSearch

Contains full text for tens of thousands of articles from diverse sources, including international newspapers, EBSCO’s collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets and government information.
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Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online is an online language-learning system available for over 70 languages. It offers simple steps to memorize words and phrases in a new language, including their meanings and proper pronunciation, in the shortest possible time. First create an account at the library. Then you will be able to access Transparent Language Online from any computer with internet access.
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