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Academic, Scholarly & Professional Journals


Academic OneFile (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Full-text peer-reviewed and scholarly journal articles from 12,000 of the world's leading journals and reference sources (1980 – present).
Info Academic OneFile is a source for peer-reviewed and scholarly journal articles, the majority in full-text, from 12,000 of the world's leading journals and reference sources (1980 – present). With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. Articles are available in HTML and PDF formats. It also contains hundreds of podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN, and the CBC, as well as full-text New York Times content from 1985.        Library Access Remote  Access
Educator's Reference Complete (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Full-text articles from academic and scholarly journals in the fields of education, child development and psychology.
InfoEducator's Reference Complete is a selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database. The database is updated daily and provides 24-hour access from school or home. Coverage from 1980 – present.   Library Access Remote  Access
Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Articles from academic and scholarly journals and newspapers in all academic disciplines.
InfoFrom arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. It provides access to scholarly journals, magazines and newspapers in a wide-range of academic subjects, including social science, humanities, education, science and technology. Includes indexed, abstracted, or full-text articles from more than 4,000 titles, most of which are peer-reviewed (1980 – present).   Library Access Remote  Access
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Biography


Biography in Context (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Biographical reference books, including Who's Who
InfoBiographies from Gale Group reference sources with related full-text articles from magazines and newspapers, thousands of images, and links to vetted websites. Search for current or historic figures based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as keyword and full text searching. Also included is the complete Marquis Who's Who®, providing quick reference information on over 1 million additional people whose entries have appeared in more than 22 Marquis sources published from 1985 to the present. Help Library Access Remote  Access
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Business & Finance


Business Insights: Essentials (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Business and company resource collection
InfoResearch and analyze companies and industries around the world. Featuring the content you need to explore a global business landscape, including: extensive reference content from Gale's core business collection, easy-to-use company fundamentals and investment research reports, industry rankings, profiles, market share data, company histories, and more.   Library Access Remote  Access
General Business File ASAP (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Directory listings for over 150,000 companies with broker research reports, trade publications, and full-text articles from business journals and newspapers.
InfoUse this database to research all business and management topics. Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. It provides access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available. It includes directory listings for over 150,000 companies as well as investment analysts' reports on major companies and industries. Coverage from 1980 – present.   Library Access Remote  Access
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Children & Young Adults


Encyclopædia Britannica Online: Kids editiondot
 
InfoGeneral encyclopedia for children.   Library Access Remote access
InfoTrac Junior Edition - K12 (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Mainly full-text magazine articles, newspapers and reference books for junior high and middle school students.
InfoDesigned for junior high and middle school students, Junior Edition – K12 is a periodical database with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.   Library Access Remote  Access
InfoTrac Student Edition (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Mainly full-text magazine articles, newspapers and reference books for high school students.
InfoStudent Edition is a periodical database designed for high-school students. It provides access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.   Library Access Remote  Access
Kids InfoBits (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Full-text articles from magazines and reference books for grades K-5.
InfoKids InfoBits targets the beginning research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate and visual graphic interface and a subject-based topic tree search system. The curriculum-related, age appropriate, full-text content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines. This database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more. Help Library Access Remote  Access
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Consumer Information


Consumer Reportsdot
 
InfoProvides ratings, buying guides, product reviews and consumer information from the experts at Consumer Reports magazine and Consumers Union. Consumers Union is an independent, nonprofit testing and information organization. Since 1936, CU's mission has been to test products, inform the public and protect consumers. It is a comprehensive source for unbiased advice about products and services, personal finance, health and nutrition, and other consumer concerns.   Library Access Remote  Access
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Encyclopedias


Encyclopædia Britannica Onlinedot
 
InfoGeneral encyclopedia for students through adults.   Library Access Remote access
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Genealogy


American Ancestors (formerly New England Ancestry)dot
Genealogy database from the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS). In-library use only.
InfoThe New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is the oldest genealogical society in the country. For over 150 years, NEHGS has helped new and experienced researchers trace their heritage in New England and around the world. Their databases contain a wide assortment of genealogical information, some overlapping what Ancestry Library provides. Help Library Access No remote access
Ancestry Library Editiondot
Genealogy database from Ancestry.com. In-library use only.
InfoSearch for your ancestors. Expansive genealogical research tool providing searchable records (military, birth, death, marriage, court, land and immigration), plus newspapers and periodicals, atlases, maps and gazetteers covering several hundred years. The collection contains more than 4 billion names and many other resources, including U.S. census records, vital records, ship's passenger lists, military records, U.K. and Ireland vital record collections, Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage Books, Social Security Death Index, and more. Help Library Access No remote access
Heritage Quest Online (ProQuest)dot
Genealogy database offering U.S. census data, family records, local histories, and more.
InfoHeritage Quest Online combines searchable images of U.S. federal census records (1790-1930) with digitized books containing family and local histories from around the country. It includes over 25,000 family and local history books, city directories, collective biographies, vital records, 1790-1930 U.S. census records, and Periodical Source Index (PERSI), an index of over 1.6 million genealogy and local history articles.   Library Access Remote  Access
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General


Gale PowerSearch (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Search all Gale databases simultaneously.
InfoGale PowerSearch makes it possible to search all of Gale's databases simultaneously, or select as many databases as you wish to include in your search. Search by entering keywords or subject terms, or construct complex search queries using Boolean logic. The database from which each document is found appears as part of the search results.   Library Access Remote  Access
Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Over 20 full-text reference books covering the arts, biography, business, environment, history, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, geography, and science, including Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine.
InfoGale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference resources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online 24/7 from any computer. Over 25 full-text reference books or sets in many fields, including Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, and Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America. Help Library Access Remote  Access
General Reference Center Gold (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Full-text articles from magazines, newspapers and reference books containing information on current events, popular culture, the arts and sciences, sports, etc. Includes Consumer Reports. Updated daily.
InfoA general interest database that integrates a variety of sources—newspapers, reference books (almanacs, dictionaries, encyclopedias), magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more. Includes over 6,000 titles, including magazines like Consumer Reports. Coverage from 1980 – present.   Library Access Remote  Access
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Health


Health and Wellness Resource Center (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Health-related reference books, articles and news, including medical video content from Healthology
InfoProvides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, numerous reference volumes, over 700 health videos from partner Healthology, Inc., hundreds of pamphlets and health-related articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles. Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only. Help Library Access Remote  Access
Health Reference Center Academic (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Full-text articles and resources in the fields of consumer health, nursing and allied health.
InfoMulti-source database providing access to the full-text articles from nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources from InfoTrac's Health Reference Center, including a medical dictionaries and pamphlets issued by national health organizations. Use this database to find articles on fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, occupational health & safety, alcohol and drug abuse, HMOs, prescription drugs, and more. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.   Library Access Remote  Access
Nursing and Allied Health Collection (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Articles from magazines & journals in nursing & health fields.
InfoAll aspects of the Nursing profession—from direct patient care to health care administration—are covered. This collection's current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum. Contains more than 8 million articles updated as daily. Coverage from 1980 – present.   Library Access Remote  Access
Nursing Resource Center (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Articles & information for the field of nursing.
InfoArticles and information in the field of nursing. Contains more than 3 million articles updated as daily.   Library Access Remote  Access
Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Articles & information for researchers & professionals
InfoBoth researcher and practitioner alike will find relevant, authoritative content in this collection, which includes over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine. Covering a wide spectrum of information, researchers will have access to a diverse, but focused set of topics in the field, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more. Contains more than 600,000 articles updated daily. Coverage from 1980 – present.   Library Access Remote  Access
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History, Geography & Social Studies


Annals of American Historydot
Primary source documents spanning all of American history, from Encyclopædia Britannica.
InfoGeneral encyclopedia for students through adults.   Library Access Remote access
Global Issues in Context (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Global issues, topics, and current events through reference books, articles, news and multimedia
InfoInternational viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues. Each of these gateway pages includes an overview, unique "perspectives" articles written by local experts, reference, periodical, primary source and statistical information. Rich multimedia - including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs - enhance each portal. Help Library Access Remote  Access
Massachusetts History Online (Gale InfoTrac)dot InfoCombining selections from vast periodical content, Massachusetts History Online contains full-text articles gathered from almost 50 sources that directly relate to Massachusetts history, both past and present, including people, places, historical events and more. Containing data from a range of publications, Massachusetts History Online provides a targeted resource for information relating to the study of Massachusetts History.   Library Access Remote  Access
Milestone Documents in American History (Salem History)dot InfoOnline access to 134 primary documents representing key events in American History. Each entry offers the full text of the document as well as an in-depth, analytical essay that places the document in its historical context. Content is aligned with the National History Standards and signed essays are written by a team of nearly 100 respected historians.   Library Access Remote  Access
NewsBank: Hot Topics, Special Reportsdot
Full-text coverage of 7 popular magazines and Groton Landmark, plus special reports and information on current events topics and popular culture.
InfoNewsBank provides full-text coverage of articles in the Groton Landmark (2001 – present), but has many more features. Use “America's News Magazines" for 24/7 full-text access to articles in 7 popular magazines, including Newsweek, Parenting, Popular Science, and others. Check out “Current Events Hot Topics" and “Special Reports" for recaps of important recent events; these sections are excellent for homework assignments.   Library Access Remote  Access
Opposing Viewpoints In Context (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Articles, primary source documents, statistics and multimedia resources on social issues.
InfoAn engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. Help Library Access Remote  Access
U.S. History in Context (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Reference works, articles, primary source documents, multimedia
InfoAn engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. Help Library Access Remote  Access
World Data Analystdot
Information on countries around the world & comparative statistics, from Encyclopædia Britannica.
InfoGeneral encyclopedia for students through adults.   Library Access Remote access
World History In Context (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Reference works, articles, primary source documents, multimedia
InfoAn engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. Help Library Access Remote  Access
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Home & Garden


Culinary Arts Collection (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Recipes, cooking & nutrition magazines, restaurant reviews & more
InfoThe Culinary Arts collection includes major cooking and nutrition magazines, culinary journals and several Delmar Reference titles. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information. Currently contains almost 5 million articles updated daily. Coverage from 1980 – present.   Library Access Remote  Access
Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Articles from magazines & journals
InfoFarmers, landscape architects, and biotechnologists alike will have their information appetites sated with this collection of journals focused specifically on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. A fertile and growing collection, this collection includes content relating to both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies. Contains more than 3 million articles updated daily. Coverage from 1980 – present.   Library Access Remote  Access
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Law


Criminal Justice Collection (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Articles and information in the field of criminal justice
InfoWhether studying to become a lawyer or law enforcement officer, paralegal, or for a career in Homeland Security, this collection rises to the challenge. Users will have access to hundreds of full-text journals--currently more than 5 million articles, updated daily. Coverage from 1980 – present.   Library Access Remote  Access
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Literature & Reading


Books and Authors (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Over 140,000 titles; explore by title, author, genre, expert picks or award winners; includes Gale's What Do I Read Next? collection
InfoNew ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. Combining over 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alike, award winner and librarian's favorites lists, Books & Authors helps bring readers and literature together. Through the use of expertly written and arranged content and a dynamic, cutting edge user interface, Books & Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun! By leveraging our entire award-winning What Do I Read Next? collection, patrons and students alike can be sure that their next big read comes with a BIG recommendation. Help Library Access Remote  Access
Contemporary Literary Criticism – Select (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Critical essays on contemporary authors, principal works, and sources for further study.
InfoContemporary Literary Criticism–Select offers an extensive collection of more than 11,000 critical essays on contemporary authors. Each entry contains a biographical/critical introduction, a list of principal works, critical essays, and sources for further study. Updated monthly. Allows users to search by author name, title of work, nationality, subject/genre, ethnicity, critic name, and more.   Library Access Remote  Access
EBSCOhost eBooks Collectiondot
7,000 books covering topics such as business, computers, self-help, language learning, and more. Includes "Complete Idiot's Guides."
InfoUse the EBSCOhost eBook Collection to read electronic books online from cover-to-cover, including approximately 7,000 books on popular topics from A to Z, such as business, computers, consumer health and travel. EBSCOhost eBooks provide a handy at-home reference library, including many titles in the Complete Idiot's Guides series.   Library Access Remote  Access
Literature Resource Center (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Literature criticism, biographies, work and topic overviews, reviews, and full text of many literary works.
InfoA current, comprehensive, and reliable online resource for research on literary topics, authors, and their works. Coverage includes all genres and disciplines, all time periods, and all regions of the world, with full-text scholarly articles from more than 360 academic journals and literary magazines, as well as excerpts from scholarly monographs, literary correspondence and diaries; reviews of books of all sorts, from children's literature to adult fiction, from popular non-fiction to scholarly studies; biographical essays on more than 130,000 authors; full text of thousands of poems and short stories published in contemporary journals and magazines; overview essays on thousands of books and literary topics, and links to editorially selected websites on authors and their works, as well as pictures of well-known authors and audio interviews and reviews. Help Library Access Remote  Access
NoveList Plus (EBSCO)dot
Comprehensive readers' advisory resource for all reading levels for both fiction and nonfiction.
InfoNoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers' advisory resource for all reading levels for both fiction and nonfiction and will help you to answer the question of what to read next. In addition to the title records, NoveList Plus offers a rich array of customized feature content such as Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles by the top names in the industry. Hundreds of ready-made, hand-crafted reading lists on popular fiction and nonfiction genres provide additional support for readers looking for their next great read. NoveList Plus offers bibliographic information on more than 200,000 titles, including over 50,000 nonfiction titles selected for their appeal to the general reader—all available to you with just a click of your mouse. Approximately 20,000 new titles are added each year.   Library Access Remote  Access
One Click Digital – eAudiobooksdot
See Downloadable Audiobooks to learn more about how to set up your free account.
InfoUnabridged editions of downloadable audiobooks in all categories (fiction and nonfiction). These books may be played on compatible MP3 players (players that support WMA DRM) and some titles can be played on iPods. See Downloadable Audiobooks page for more information. Help Library Access Remote  Access
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Magazines & Newspapers


Boston Globe(ProQuest)dot
Full-text access to The Globe, 1980 - present
InfoProvides full text access to The Boston Globe, 1980 - current. Includes obituaries.   Library Access Remote  Access
General OneFile (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Full-text articles from popular magazines and newspapers, including Consumer Reports. Updated daily.
InfoGeneral OneFile is a one-stop source for news and articles from many magazines worldwide, including popular titles like Consumer Reports. It covers a wide range of topics—business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images, from over 5,000 full-text periodical titles, and more than 14,000 titles in all. Updated daily. Coverage from 1980 – present. Help Library Access Remote  Access
Groton Landmark (NewsBank)dot
Full-text coverage from 2001 - present.
InfoUse NewsBank to find articles in Groton Landmark, full-text coverage from 2001 – present.   Library Access Remote  Access
The New York Times (Gale Infotrac)dot
Full-text coverage from 1985 - present.
InfoSearch the full text of The New York Times (starting in 1985). This database includes the New York Times Book Review and Magazine. Updated daily. Help Library Access Remote  Access
NewsBank: America's News Magazinesdot
Full-text coverage of 23 popular magazines and Groton Landmark, plus special reports and information on current events topics and popular culture.
InfoNewsBank provides full-text coverage of articles in the Groton Landmark (2001 – present), but has many more features. Use “America's News Magazines" for 24/7 full-text access to articles in 23 popular magazines, including The New Yorker, Newsweek, The Smithsonian, National Review, The Atlantic, Parenting and others. Check out “Current Events Hot Topics" and “Special Reports" for recaps of important recent events; these sections are excellent for homework assignments.   Library Access Remote  Access
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Science & Nature


Environmental Studies and Policy Collection (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Articles and information in environmental issues & policy
InfoProviding robust coverage of the field of environmental issues and policy, this collection, which includes magazines and academic journals, provides instant access to the multiple viewpoints of this volatile field of study, including perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests. Contains more than 5 million articles updated daily. Coverage from 1980 – present.   Library Access Remote  Access
Science In Context (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Reference books, articles, experiments, multimedia
InfoAn engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. Help Library Access Remote  Access
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Spanish Language Resources


Encyclopædia Britannica: Spanish Edition: Escolar (K-8)dot
 
InfoGeneral encyclopedia for students grades K-8.   Library Access Remote access
Encyclopædia Britannica: Spanish Edition: Moderna (9-12)dot
 
InfoGeneral encyclopedia for students grades 9-12.   Library Access Remote access
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Test Preparation & Jobseeking


LearningExpress Librarydot
Online practice tests for standardized academic test and career licensing tests. Print out instructions
InfoA comprehensive, interactive online learning center for practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help students and adult learners succeed in academic or career licensing tests. LearningExpress offers immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. Online test preparation and tutorials for SAT, GED, AP, GRE, TOEFL, Citizenship, Civil Service, ASVAB, Teacher Certification and other professional exams, plus help with business and career skills, and even a computer skills training component. Includes Skills Improvement programs to help students prepare for the MCAS tests. Print out these instructions to help you set up a new user account (it's free!). Help Library Access Remote  Access
Vocations & Careers Collection (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Articles & information for jobseekers
InfoFinding the right career can be a daunting and high stakes task: finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection, providing current and applicable content for all vocational milestones. Offering content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals. Contains more than 7 million articles updated daily. Coverage from 1980 – present.   Library Access Remote  Access
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Travel & Leisure


Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection (Gale InfoTrac)dot
Articles from magazines & journals
InfoWith current and relevant content from industry journals, travel guides and magazines this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry—including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more. Contains more than 14 million articles updated daily. Coverage from 1980 – present.   Library Access Remote  Access
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