A to Z Online Resources

Academic OneFile Thumbnail Logo  Academic OneFile (Gale)
Provides access to full-text articles from peer-reviewed English language journals from around the globe. Academic OneFile covers the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, and countless other subjects. Users can search both full-text articles and abstracts. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale Academic OneFile Select Thumbnail Logo  Academic OneFile Select (Gale)
Academic OneFile Select provides indexes of over 4,170 scholarly and general interest periodicals and full text articles from over 2,480 of the academic titles. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale OneFile Agriculture Logo  Agriculture (Gale OneFile)
Provides a comprehensive view of agriculture and related fields. The database provides access to current and authoritative content that spans the industry — from practical aspects of farming to cutting-edge scientific research in horticulture. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  American Ancestors
Find your ancestors with this online repository of more than 200 million searchable names covering New England, New York, and beyond. Funds provided by the Nevins Memorial Library.

  Ancestry Library (In Library Use Only)
This is perfect for anyone doing genealogy research. Users can access birth records, death records, historical newspaper articles, and photos. There is also federal census information up to and including 1930. Funds provided by the Nevins Memorial Library.

  A to Z Databases
Find people. Find sales leads and mailing lists to grow your business. Find similar businesses & competitors. Research businesses by industry or segment and company size. Get employment statistics, mapping, and traffic modeling. Find income and home value in any neighborhood. Funds provided by the Nevins Memorial Library.

Gale in Context: Biography Thumbnail Logo  Biography (Gale In Context)
This database contains biographical articles from select periodicals and reference sources published by Gale. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  Boston Globe
Text-based articles from The Boston Globe from 1980 to the present. This database does not contain classifieds, advertisements, or paid death notices. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  Britannica Escolar
Esta base de datos ofrece recursos de referencia en español para estudiantes de 6-12 años. Hay docenas de actividades de aprendizaje interactivo que se pueden hacer en clase o en casa que cubren temas como ciencias naturales, estudios sociales y otras áreas de estudio.

This database provides reference resources in Spanish for students aged 6-12. There are dozens of interactive learning activities that can be done in class or at home that cover topics such as natural sciences, social studies and other areas of study.  Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  Britannica Learning Zone (Early Childhood)
Interactive learning for ages 4 to 7 that is fun and developmentally appropriate. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  Britannica Library Suite
Britannica Online Public Library Edition contains four complete encyclopedias: the Encyclopedia Britannica, Compton’s by Britannica, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia, and Britannica Concise Encyclopedia. Each covers the research needs of a different age group. The Public Library Edition contains full-text magazine articles, websites that have been reviewed and verified by Britannica editors, a homework help section for students, a world atlas, Merriam-Webster dictionaries and thesauri for children and adults, a Spanish-English dictionary, video and audio content, daily content updates, and more. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  Britannica Library: Children
The Public Library Edition: Kids contains full-text magazine articles, websites that have been reviewed and verified by Britannica editors, a homework help section, a world atlas, Merriam-Webster dictionaries and thesauri for children, a Spanish-English dictionary, video and audio content, daily content updates, and more. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  Britannica Library: YA
Explore thousands of topics in science, social studies, language arts, and mathematics for school projects, review concepts taught in school, or learn something new. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  Britannica School Edition
Britannica Online School Edition gives teachers and students instant access to four complete encyclopedias and other resources that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language. Focused on elementary, middle and high school levels, plus read-aloud and translation for over 50 languages. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale OneFile: Business Thumbnail Logo  Business (Gale OneFile)
Provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice. Users will understand the activities of companies and industries worldwide through business and trade publications, complemented by a selection of international, U.S., and regional news publications. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale One File" Economics and Theory  Economics and Theory (Gale OneFile)
Provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics and related fields. The database has an emphasis on titles indexed in the American Economic Association’s EconLit bibliography. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale OneFile: Communications and Mass Media Thumbnail Logo  Communications and Mass Media (Gale OneFile)
Communications and Mass Media Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered in the database include advertising, public relations, literature, writing, linguistics, and more.  Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  Consumer Reports
Provides ratings, buying guides, product reviews, and consumer information from the experts at Consumer Reports magazine and Consumers Union.  Funds provided by the Nevins Memorial Library.

General OneFile: Criminal Justice Thumbnail Logo Criminal Justice (Gale OneFile)
The Criminal Justice Collection database focuses on all aspects of the criminal justice field. Publications include: American Criminal Law Review; Corrections Today; Criminal Justice; Criminal Justice Ethics; Forensic Examiner; Psychology Today; and more.  Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts Thumbnail Logo  Culinary Arts (Gale OneFile)
The Culinary Arts Collection includes 150 of the major cooking and nutrition magazines from 1980 to present. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.  Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  Cypress Resume
The online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes in three quick and simple steps.  Funds provided by the Nevins Memorial Library.

Gale OneFile: Diversity Studies Thumbnail Logo  Diversity Studies (Gale OneFile)
The Diversity Studies Collection consists of journals that explore cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete Thumbnail Logo  Educator’s Reference Complete (Gale OneFile)
A collection of more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports (most full-text) focusing on all levels of education, educational administration, and policy. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship Thumbnail Logo  Entrepreneurship (Gale Business)
It is a comprehensive database covering all aspects of starting and operating a business. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale OneFile: Environmental Studies and Policy  Environmental Studies and Policy (Gale OneFile)
Providing robust coverage in the field of environmental issues and policy, this collection includes perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests. Peruse nearly 200 journals with instant access to multiple viewpoints of this volatile field of study. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale OneFile: Fine Arts  Fine Arts (Gale OneFile)
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that support research in areas including drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. The database emphasizes full-text content for publications included in the Wilson Art Index and RILM bibliography. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  Flipster
Flipster is a platform that provides copies of eMagazines to a variety of devices including Apple and Android tablets, desktop computers, and even smart phones. It’s easy to download the app onto your device. Then, use the app to browse through the variety of magazines available, and access the content using your library card. Funds provided by the Nevins Memorial Library.

  Freegal
The Nevins Memorial Library is offering free downloadable music from Freegal. Access hundreds of thousands of songs from Sony® Music’s catalog in over 100 genres. Download and enjoy five per week. Funds provided by the Nevins Memorial Library.

Gale Power Search Thumbnail Logo  Gale PowerSearch (Gale)
If you’re not sure where to start, try Gale PowerSearch. This allows you to search multiple databases from one search box. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale OneFile: Gardening and Horticulture Thumbnail Logo  Gardening and Horticulture (Gale OneFile)
A collection of more than 80 journals focused on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. Browse over 20 subject-specific reference sources from Delmar Cengage Learning. This collection provides information for gardening enthusiasts and professionals alike. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale OneFile: Gender Studies Thumbnail Logo  Gender Studies (Gale OneFile)
The Gender Studies Collection gives patrons access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family, and marital issues, LGBTQ community, and more. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale General OneFile Thumbnail Logo  General OneFile (Gale)
General OneFile is a one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics, including business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social sciences, sports, technology, and more. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale in Context: Global Issues  Global Issues (Gale in Context)
Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  Global Road Warrior
Research issues in international and cultural studies, or use it to prepare for a trip abroad. The World Awaits. Funds provided by the Nevins Memorial Library.

Gale Heath and Wellness Thumbnail Logo  Health and Wellness (Gale)
Access carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials, including: 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. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale OneFile Heath and Medicine Thumbnail Logo  Health and Medicine (Gale OneFile)
Full-text resources including consumer health, nursing & allied health. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  HeritageQuest
This database provides access to federal census records up to and including 1930, Revolutionary War records, the Freedman’s Bank, and articles related to genealogy. Funds provided by the Nevins Library.

Gale OneFile: High School Edition Thumbnail Logo  High School Edition (Gale OneFile)
Provides high school students with access to magazines, newspapers, books, and other reference content. The database offers audience-appropriate information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale OneFile Home Improvement Thumbnail Logo  Home Improvement (Gale OneFile)
This collection puts the research of hobbyists and professionals alike on a solid foundation home improvement-focused titles, covering topics including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale OneFile Hospitality and Tourism Thumbnail Logo  Hospitality and Tourism (Gale OneFile)
With 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. Browse focused studies of specialized aspects of the industry: culture, leisure activities, economy, and more.  Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale OneFile: Information Science  Information Science (Gale OneFile)
Provides access to scholarly journals and trade publications essential for information professionals and other knowledge workers. The database offers coverage of topics including information infrastructure, metadata architecture, publishing, and more. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale OneFile: Insurance and Liability Thumbnail Logo  Insurance and Liability (Gale OneFile)
Provides access to academic journals and trade publications covering the insurance industry and topics such as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more. The database offers content of interest to individual property owners and multinational corporations alike. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale Kids InfoBits Thumbnail Logo  Kids InfoBits (Gale)
This database is geared toward K- 5 students, and provides full-text articles from magazines and reference books. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale Literature Resource Center Thumbnail Logo  Literature Resource Center (Gale)
The world’s most current, comprehensive, and reliable online literature resource. Uniquely relevant to today’s curriculum, Literature Resource Center’s rich, critical, biographical, and contextual materials support interdisciplinary approaches, information literacy, and the development of critical thinking skills. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  Mango Languages
Mango is a fun language learning program teaching practical conversation and cultural awareness for the world’s most popular languages including English. While residents need to type in their library card numbers to use this database away from the library, users can also create online accounts to bookmark their places. Funds provided by the Nevins Library.

  MassCIS
The Massachusetts Department of Career Services (DCS) is pleased to offer the Massachusetts Career Information System (MassCIS). Free on-line to all Massachusetts residents, MassCIS is designed to provide occupational and educational information to help people make better-informed career and school choices.

  Massachusetts Court System
This site, provided by the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries, provides legal forms for a variety of matters (as well as the ability to Massachusetts laws by subject and more). There are also links to other sites that contain forms.

  MassHire JobQuest
MassHire JobQuest is a FREE online service for finding jobs in Massachusetts.

  Medline Plus
From the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, this site contains an extensive amount of easy-to-understand health information. Browse the site’s collection of informative videos.

  Medline Plus (Spanish)
Un servicio de la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina y Institutos Nacionales de la Salud.

  Methuen High School Yearbooks
Methuen High School’s Yearbooks, spanning 1928 through the present, can be accessed online. These yearbooks were digitized in partnership with the Boston Public Library and the Digital Commonwealth with the help of Methuen High’s Assistant Principal Arthur Nicholson, Media Specialist Paula Cross, and Nevins Library Reference Librarian Beth Safford.

Gale in Context: Middle School  Middle School (Gale in Context)
Created specifically for middle-schoolers, it combines the best of Gale’s reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale OneFile: Military and Intelligence  Military and Intelligence Database Collection (Gale OneFile)
Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. The database offers content in key subject areas including governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, the structure of the armed forces, and more. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  Morningstar
Comprehensive and up-to-date financial information on stocks, mutual funds and exchange-traded funds. Use the “Help & Education” tab to access the User’s Guide and investor education resources. Funds provided by the Nevins Library.

Gale OneFile: News  News (Gale OneFile)
Provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio, and TV broadcasts and transcripts. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  New York Times
Search full-text facsimiles of The New York Times from 1985 on. Does not contain images or any classified notices. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  Novelist Plus
NoveList Plus is a readers’ advisory resource that assists fiction and nonfiction readers discover new authors and titles. Users of all ages can easily find recommendations in this database by simply entering a favorite author or book title. NoveList’s discussion guides are perfect for both book clubs and classrooms. Funds provided by the Nevins Library

Gale OneFile: Nursing and Allied Health Thumbnail Logo  Nursing and Allied Health (Gale OneFile)
Browse all aspects of the Nursing profession, from direct patient care to health care administration. Including nearly 400 titles, 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. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  Overdrive
Search for fiction and non-fiction ebooks and audiobooks to download.

Gale OneFile: Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Thumbnail Logo  Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine (Gale OneFile)
This collection includes over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine. Researchers can access periodicals on topics discussed in the field, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and much more. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale OneFile: Pop Culture Studies Thumbnail Logo  Pop Culture Studies (Gale OneFile)
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale OneFile: Popular Magazines  Popular Magazines (Gale OneFile)
Provides access to the most searched magazines across the InfoTrac products. All of the titles are selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons and the database includes many titles recommended by Bowker’s “Magazines for Libraries”. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  Project Gutenberg
Download thousands of copyright free eBooks to your Kindle, Nook, IPad, Android, personal computer, or other device. There are several familiar titles including: Les Misérables, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Be sure to read the directions for downloading. The site also hosts a small collection of audiobooks.

Gale OneFile: Psychology Thumbnail Logo  Psychology (Gale OneFile)
Psychology Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines that cover the study of emotions, personality, and the human mind. The database offers content of interest to both researchers and general users. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  PubMed
Search for articles on health topics and medical research on this site, created by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

Gale OneFile: Religion and Philosophy Thumbnail Logo  Religion and Philosophy (Gale OneFile)
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines of interest to both researchers and general users. The database offers balanced content that covers topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  Safari Books Online
Online collection of over 3,000 computer and technical ebooks, covering programming, design, desktop publishing, e-commerce, online business, hardware and more, from publishers such as O’Reilly, Wiley, Pretence Hall, and many more. Funds provided by the MVLC.

  SalemPress/SalemHealth
Salem Health brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning health reference works. Browse Magill’s Medical Guide, Salem Health: Cancer, Salem Health: Psychology & Mental Health, Salem Health: Genetics & Inherited Diseases. Funds provided by the Nevins Library.

  Scholastic BookFlix
A digital literacy resource that pairs more than 120 animated stories from Weston Woods with a best-selling nonfiction eBook from Scholastic on a similar subject. The fiction and nonfiction pairings are designed to strengthen early literacy skills while exposing young learners toreal-worldd concepts. Funds provided by the Nevins Library.

  Scholastic GO!
Provides credible, accurate, reliable content on almost every core-curricula subject, and offers endless resources for research in a multitude of media. Explore nonfiction texts, world newspapers, videos and more with this easy-to-navigate digital resource designed to strengthen content knowledge, vocabulary, and core proficiency skills. Funds provided by the Nevins Library.

  Scholastic TrueFlix
Offers dozens of units to supplement social studies and science core curricula learning, is a highly-engaging multimedia resource that can be used in the library, the classroom, on mobile devices, or at home. Funds provided by the Nevins Library.

Gale In Context: Science  Science (Gale in Context)
Science in Context provides topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures, and illustrations. As well users can locate articles from over 200 magazines, academic journals, and links to quality web sites. The database covers curriculum-related science topics, and offers teachers an easy-to-use tool to identify content directly correlated to state and national standards. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  Science Online
A database with a wealth of content and a dynamic design that facilitates STEM research and learning for all ages. It has comprehensive coverage of a wealth of proprietary book and journal articles, images and videos, topic-specific timelines, tables and charts, and diagrams that provide a thorough grounding in all areas of the science curriculum. Funds provided by the Nevins Library.

Gale in Context: US History Thumbnail Logo  U.S. History (Gale in Context)
An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  USA Jobs
The Federal government’s official job list. Find employment search tools, an information center, veteran information, and forms.

Gale OneFile: Vocations and Careers  Vocations and Careers (Gale OneFile)
Finding 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. This resource provides current and applicable content for all vocational milestones. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale OneFile: War and Terrorism Thumbnail Logo  War and Terrorism (Gale OneFile)
Provides access to academic journals and magazines of interest to analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science. The database offers balanced coverage of both historic and contemporary topics in the fields of war and terrorism. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale in Context: World History Thumbnail Logo  World History(Gale in Context)
An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. Funds provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.