EBSCOAcademic Search Premier

Titles for cornerstone academia including PDF backfiles for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references.

researchitCT State Library Databases

Databases on health and science, business, history and much more.

biogBiography Reference Bank

In-depth, original profiles plus biographical full text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals.

EBSCOMasterFILE Premier

More than 2,200 full text periodicals (as far back as 1922); over 960,000 photos, maps and flags; over 81,900 primary source documents, nearly 1,000 reference books.

small_businessSmall Business Reference Center

Browse by category (business area, business basics, start-up kit) or browse popular sources (home business tax deductions, patent, copyright & trademarks, how to write a business plan) or set up your own search

world_bookWorld Book Online

A collection of 6 databases including a Reference Center, an Info Finder, Timelines, a junior version for Children and a Spanish language version.

Learning Resources

driver_logoCT Driver’s Ed Program

Partnership with Driving-Tests.org to offer free Connecticut DMV practice tests for: 10 car tests, 5 motorcycle tests, 3 CDL tests and 3 online driver’s manuals.

gcf_logoLearn Free

An online learning database that offers free courses in technology, literacy and math skills. The courses offered include all MS Office products , internet basics, job skills, math basics, life skills, social media and much more.

learningexpressLearning Express Library

An interactive tests and lessons for all ages from elementary school through adult including: SAT, ACT, TOEFL, civil service, law enforcement, military, EMS, firefighter, and U.S. citizenship plus job skills and help for students.

mango_logoMango Languages

Language courses with lessons that combine real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions including vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture where users learn actual conversation

Genealogy Resources

familysearchFamily Search

Family history database with records from collections including birth, marriage, death, probate, land, military

heritageHeritage Quest

Search the Census, the PERSI Archive, the Revolutionary War, Freedman’s Bank and the U.S. Serial Set for family history.

Newspapers & Magazines

consumer reportsConsumer Reports

Online version of the magazine all in PDF format.

natl geographicNational Geographic Magazine

A complete archive of National Geographic magazine along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.

Miscellaneous Resources

digiCT Digital Collections

Photographs, maps, manuscripts, pamphlets all covering CT history.


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