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Online Reference Resources
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ANCESTRY: LIBRARY EDITION   Click here for video tutorial

For Genealogists of all levels, Ancestry Library Edition provides users with access to the premiere genealogy database. Access includes use of the U.S. Census, Immigration and Naturalization Records, as well as UL census information. 

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AUTO REPAIR REFERENCE CENTER      Click here for video tutorial

From EBSCO, the AARC features auto repair information for cars dating back to 1945. The database also contains 205,000 drawings and step-by-step photographs service bulletins, maintenance schedules and wiring diagrams.  Working on a small engine?  Try Small Engine Repair Reference Center.

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BIOGRAPHY REFERENCE CENTER  

Biographical profiles and images of individuals from antiquity to the present.

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 E-REFERENCE BOOKS

Check out Enfield's customized collection of more than 100 online reference books in arts, biography, health, history, law, literature, religion, science, health, history and social science. 

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EBSCO PERIODICALS INDEX 

Index for periodical publications as well as a full-text collection of several databases. Includes access to thousands of  resources across several disciplines and grade levels. MasterFILE ELITE provides full-text articles from over 1,180 magazines and journals. Primary Search and Searchasaurus provide school children with access to information from over 50 children's magazines and pamphlets. Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia offers 25,000+ entries. Health Source-Consumer Edition searches more than 190 health-related journals and indexes resources general health topics, nutrition, sports medicine, childcare and medical sciences.

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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ASSOCIATIONS

The Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the US offers access to more than 25,000 organizations.  It’s largely made up of, but not limited to, nonprofit organizations.  Each entry contains contact information, the history of the organization, membership statistics, and publication information. 

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FERGUSON'S CAREER GUIDANCE CENTER     Click here for video tutorial

Provides users with complete job descriptions and industry overviews for 3,000+ jobs. Use career assessment tools to evaluate strengths and weaknesses. Resume and interviewing tips and tricks. Also contains college planning, help with choosing a major, and financial aid resources

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GALE DIRECTORY OF PUBLICATIONS AND BROADCAST MEDIA

The Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media is the authoritative media resource.  It features comprehensive information for journals, magazines, and newspapers.  Each entry contains contact information, subject matter covered, and circulation statistics.  Also includes radio and television organizations. 

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HEALTH SOURCE: CONSUMER EDITION

Medical information for health professionals and general readers.  Provides access to over 80 full text consumer health magazines, current health-related pamphlets and nearly 130 full-text health reference books, as well as Clinical Reference Systems  reports (in English and Spanish) and Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary.

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HERITAGE QUEST    Click here for video tutorial

Genealogical database with over 25,000 family histories, complete U.S. Census records between 1790-1940, and information on American culture.

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HISTORY REFERENCE CENTER 

Learn about U.S. and World History.  Read articles from more than 1,620 reference books, 57,000 historical documents and 150 history periodicals.  View historical photos and videos and much more!   

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iCONN: CONNECTICUT'S RESEARCH ENGINE

 iCONN is part of the Connecticut Education Network and it provides students, faculty and residents with online access to essential library and information resources. Using PowerSearch, students of all ages can look up thousands of magazine and newspaper articles. Users can also research individual databases like Legal, Science & History Reference Centers, and The Professional Collection for teacher and educators. Newspaper access includes the following titles and dates: The Christian Science Monitor (1997-present); London Times (1985-present); and the New York Times (1985-present). iCONN has something for everyone!  

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iCONN DOWNLOADABLE AUDIO BOOKS

Over 2100 nonfiction and fiction audio books that you can download to your computer and transfer for limited times to your iPod or MP3 player. Holds and checkout require a valid CT public library card number.

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JOB NOW: LIVE EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE     Click here for video tutorial

Connect with live job coaches for assistance with resume evaluation, cover letter writing, mock interviewing, and job-hunting skills.

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LEARNING EXPRESS LIBRARY     Click here for video tutorial

An online, interactive test taking practice tool for all ages. Middle school students can practice their math/reading skills and high schoolers can prep for the SAT/ACT exams. Adults can prepare for vocational exams like police officers, real estate agents, firefighters and EMT's.

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LEGAL INFORMATION REFERENCE CENTER 

Covers business law, family affairs, patents, estate laws and more.  Includes access to electronic law books and legal forms by state.

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LITTLE PIM-LANGUAGE LEARNING FOR KIDS

In partnership with Mango Languages, Little PIM offers children a quality online language learning tool that features an animated Panda to make learning a foreign language fun and easy.

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 MANGO LANGUAGES     Click here for video tutorial

Mango Languages is an online language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages. Mango uses real-life situations and actual conversations to more effectively teach a new language. By listening to and repeating after material designed from native conversations, you'll not only learn the individual words and phrases, you'll know how they're used in practical situations and conversations.

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MORNINGSTAR INVESTMENT RESEARCH CENTER

 Morningstar provides data and analysis on over 41,000 investments.  It also contains screening tools for stocks, mutual funds, and ETFs, articles and videos on investing and personal finance, saving calculators, and more. 

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NEWSPAPERS INDEXES

Hartford Courant dates available: 1992-Current; 1923-1985; 1764-1922. Please select desired databses upon entering ProQuest.                        

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New York Times (1980-current)

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REFERENCE USA 

This business database contains comprehensive information on 14 million businesses and includes the listings from more than 5,000 residential telephone directories. 

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SCIENCE REFERENCE CENTER  

Focuses on key concepts taught in school classrooms including applied science, earth science, life science, physical science, scientists and space science.

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SMALL ENGINE REPAIR REFERENCE CENTER

The SERRC contains repair information for ATVs, boats, motorcycles, power equipment and more!

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WORLD BOOK ENCYCLOPEDIA   Click here for video tutorial

Online reference source--containing every article from the 22-volume encyclopedia print set plus thousands more. With state-of-the art multimedia, editor-reviewed Web sites, and more!

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 Recursos en Español

 

ESTUDIANTIL HALLAZGOS EN LÍNEA

Buscar el dictionario visual, leer periodicos del mundo Hispanico, y mucho mas. 

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REFERENCIA LATINA

Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.

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MANGO LANGUAGES

¿Estás aprendiendo Inglés?  Tome cursos de aprendizaje de idiomas en el equipo.  Configurar un perfil para relizar un seguimiento de su progreso. 

 

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