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Online Databases

Consumer Reports
Provides updates on product availability and adds new products to previously
published test results.

Connecticut's Virtual Library!

Fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations,
for over 125,000 titles.

JobNow! provides  the necessary tasks to get a job.

Find business opportunities, research executives and companies, find
news articles, conduct job searches, research
papers, locate addresses and
phone numbers, conduct market research and much more. 

World Book Encyclopedia
Up-to-date, reliable, authoritative, easy-to-understand information and
an array of search tools and information sources.

Academic Search Premier
Provides full-text scholarly content for major college courses.

Biography Reference Bank
Offering the in-depth, original profiles of Current Biography and World Authors series, the thorough periodical coverage of Biography Index, and the specialist biographical content of
Junior Authors & Illustrators.
Biography Reference Center
Contains biographical full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s
leading magazines and journals—providing the most current coverage of an
 individual’s life and work.
Christian Science Monitor
Proquest (1988 - )
Connecticut Digital Collections
CT State Library Collections in Ancestry.com
Downloadable Audio Books
(CT State Library)
The Education Resource Information Center provides access to educational
literature and resources. This database provides access to information
from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education
Resources in Education Index.
This comprehensive resource draws on the connections between the environment
and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and
technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building,
pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more. 
Hartford Courant
ProQuest  (1992-)
Hartford Courant - Historical
Find your ancestors, trace their paths across America, and learn what life
was like in the areas where they settled.
History Reference Center
iCONN Newsstand (ProQuest)
iCONN OneSearch
Kids Search
Legal Information
Reference Center

Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal
reference books
Los Angeles Times
ProQuest (1985 - )
This multi-disciplinary database provides coverage that encompasses all
aspects of academic study and general interest subject areas.
MasterFILE Premier
(includes Consumer Reports)
MAS Ultra - School Edition
Designed specifically for high school libraries, MAS Ultra School Edition contains
full text for hundreds of popular high school magazines covering a wide-range
of subject areas including history, science, careers and much more.
Middle Search Plus
This database contains full text for a variety of popular middle school magazines..
All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is
also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.
Newspaper Source Plus
Newspaper Source
provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national
(U.S.) and international newspapers. The database also contains selective full
text for more than 330 regional (U.S.) newspapers.
In addition, full-text television and radio news transcripts are provided from
CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.
New York Times
ProQuest (1985 - )
Nonfiction Book Collection
High School

More than 2,700 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest
titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports,
technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics and more.
Nonfiction Book Collection
Middle School

For libraries serving readers in grades five through nine, this is a collection
development tool containing titles for nonfiction works, fiction and collections
for children and adolescents.
Nonfiction Book Collection
Elementary School

More than 1,300 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest
titles on animals, weather, holidays, adventure, sports, and more.
Primary Search
Containing full-text for more than 80 of the most popular elementary school
magazines, Primary Search is designed specifically for elementary
school libraries.
Professional Development Collection
Includes full text for more than 500 high-quality education journals.
Referencia Latina
This comprehensive Spanish-language database offers content from a variety
of sources including thousands of encyclopedia entries, an inclusive collection
of images, an atlas, health reports, a Spanish-English dictionary and full text
for reference books and general interest magazines in a broad array
of subject areas.
Science Reference Center
Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books,
periodicals and other sources.
Provides an exciting and easy way for primary school students to enhance
and develop basic search methodologies.
Student Research Center
Designed for students in grades 6 through 12. SRC provides students in
secondary schools with the most appropriate research tools to easily obtain
the information that they need from their EBSCO databases.
Teacher Resource Center
Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals.
Explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific
discoveries and other popular topics frequently discussed in the classroom.
Wall Street Journal
ProQuest (1984 - )
Washington Post
ProQuest (1987 - )

Last updated 11/04/2013