Research

All Databases (alphabetical list)

To log in to any of our databases from home, you will need your library card number (barcode) and your 4-digit pin number.


Academic Search Premier

Your source for full text files and abstracts found in primary source documents, books, magazines, and newspapers. Perfect for any high school report or research project. Search by subject, title, author, and much more. Provided by New Hampshire State Library’s NHewLINK. Tutorial available!

 


American AncestorsAmerican Ancestors (In Library Access Only)

American Ancestors (formerly New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) offers secure online databases which contain all of the Society’s New England and New York content, features, articles, and resources, as well as weekly updates and databases in a variety of regional and ethnic specialties, such as sources for mid-Atlantic, Irish, and African American research. Provided by the Wadleigh Memorial Library.


American History Online

Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history, highlighting the important people and events of the American experience.


America’s Genealogy Bank

Easily search and browse millions of genealogies, obituaries, marriage and birth announcements and more from 1652 to the present. Search using names, date of birth (estimated or exact), date of death (estimated or exact), last known residence, and social security number. Includes historical newspapers, books and documents, along with modern obituaries and the Social Security Death Index. Also, it includes access to full-text issues of the local Farmer’s Cabinet from 1802-1879. This database now has access to America’s Obituaries (1977-current).  Provided by a gift from the Arthur L. Keyes Memorial Trust.


America’s News Magazines

A collection of magazine article archives from over twenty-five publications, ranging from Time to Sports Illustrated to Popular Science to Entertainment Weekly and many more. Search by magazine, date, author, headline, and subject.

 


Ancestry Library Online (In Library Access Only)

Provides instant access to more than 1 billion names, more than 3,000 databases, primary-source document images and a variety of genealogical research features including 450 million census records from the U.S. Federal Census between the years 1790 and 1930. In addition, AncestryPlus includes immigration, vital, military, court, church and ethnic records; city directories; genealogical societies; Social Security Death Index; Periodical Source Index; family history library; and much more. Search using names or location. Provided by the Wadleigh Memorial Library.


AtoZ logoAtoZdatabases

The Premier Job Search, Reference, and Mailing List Database. The database includes 2.3 million job listings, 30 million business profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals, and much more. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!


AtoZtheWorldAtoZ the World

AtoZ the World is the world’s most thorough country-by-country resource for learning about culture and customs worldwide. AtoZ the World consists of 175 Country Guides of 100+ topics each. No other single resource covers so many topics, so well, for so many countries.


Auto Repair Reference Center

Database containing automotive repair information on most manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles from 1945 to present. Includes drawings and step-by-step photographs, technical service bulletins and recalls, wiring diagrams, maintenance schedules, and material lists. Also provides a guide to vehicle ownership and maintenance and a labor time guide and estimator for repairs. Provided by GMILCS.


Business Source Premier

Provides full text for over 1,100 journals covering business, management, economics, finance, banking, accounting, and much more. Provided by New Hampshire State Library’s NHewLINK.

 


EBSCOHostEBSCO Databases

Find almost any article using the EBSCO search engine. Enter a subject, phrase, or keyword and watch as EBSCO sifts through the following databases to find the perfect source. Use EBSCO Databases to find everything from magazine and newspaper articles to primary sources. Perfect for academic endeavors. Provided by NH State Library’s NHewLINK. Tutorial available! Searches all of the following databases:


ERICEducational Resource Information Center (ERIC)

Contains citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals, as well as full text of more than 2,200 digests. Perfect for any student entering into the Education field of study, or educator. Provided by New Hampshire State Library’s NHewLINK.

 


Funk & WagnallsFunk and Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia

Search by topic to find encyclopedia entries on just about anything. Each article contains a table of contents for quick browsing links to related topics to further aid in research endeavors. A fantastic starting point for any project or question. Provided by New Hampshire State Library’s NHewLINK. Tutorial available!


Health SourceHealth Source: Consumer Edition

Provides information and articles on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Contains full text for nearly 190 journals including Consumer Reports on Health and Men’s Health, as well as abstracts and indexing for over 200 general health, nutrition and professional health care publications. Provided by New Hampshire State Library’s NHewLINKTutorial available!


Heritage QuestHeritage Quest Online

With over 24,000 books, the complete U.S. Federal Census, the Periodical Source Index (PERSI™), Revolutionary War Pension Records, and other collections, HeritageQuest Online provides access to one of the largest collections of genealogy material in the country. Search using name, location, gender, or race. This collection of research materials helps in tracing family history and studying American culture. Provided by New Hampshire State Library’s NHewLINK.


Issues & ControversiesIssues & Controversies

Explores more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture. Provided by GMILCS.


Learning Express LibraryLearning Express Library

Practice standardized tests, tutorial courses, and resume and cover letter composition. Comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help you succeed on academic or licensing tests such as the SAT, GED, GRE. Commercial Driver’s License Exam, U.S. Citizenship, and so much more. You’ll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. Provided by the Wadleigh Memorial Library.

To use this database, you must first create a user account with your library card number as your Username.


LISTALibrary, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Indexes more than 600 journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s. Great for the Library and Information professional and student alike. Provided by New Hampshire State Library’s NHewLINK.


Literary Reference CenterLiterary Reference Center

Designed to assist high school and undergraduate English and Humanities students with homework and research assignments of a literary nature. Searches available by author or title. Help with source citation may also be found through this database. Provided by GMILCS.

 


MAS UltraMAS Ultra: School Edition

Provides full text for over 515 general interest and current events magazines. Provided by New Hampshire State Library’s NHewLINK.

 

 


MasterFILEMasterFile Premier

A multidisciplinary database provides full text for general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and thousands of primary source documents, along with a massive image collection of photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily. Provided by New Hampshire State Library’s NHewLINKTutorial available!


Middle Search PlusMiddle Search Plus

Provides full text for over 145 magazines covering general topics appropriate for middle and junior high school students. Provided by New Hampshire State Library’s NHewLINK.

 


Morningstar Investment Research Center

Get comprehensive financial information on stocks, mutual funds, exchange traded funds and financial markets. Provided by the Wadleigh Memorial Library.

 


NewsBankNewsBank

Search this database containing newspaper articles from 30+ local, regional, and national newspapers. Search by paper, date, author, headline, and subject or just browse the special reports section. Provided by the Wadleigh Memorial Library. Tutorial available !

  • The Cabinet: 1802-1879 available via NewsBank:America’s GenealogyBank
  • Concord Monitor: 2002-present
  • The Keene Sentinel: 2010-present
  • Monadnock Ledger Transcript: 2012-present
  • Nashua Telegraph: 1998-present
  • New Hampshire Union Leader/New Hampshire Sunday News: 1989-present

Newspaper SourceNewspaper Source

Coverage of U.S. and international news, business, lifestyle, entertainment, sports, and science and technology from over 1,000 magazines from across the country. Provided by New Hampshire State Library’s NHewLINK.

 


NH Driver’s Test

This database includes 6 practice permit tests to get you ready for your trip to the DMV, as well all the information you need about getting your driver’s license.

 


novelistplusNoveList Plus

A reader’s advisory service that provides information and resources on over 100,000 titles, 75,000 full-text reviews, and more than 36,000 subject headings to help locate the best in fiction and nonfiction. Search by author, title, series, or plot to find summaries, reviews, recommended reading levels and even links to related works.  Provided by New Hampshire State Library’s NHewLINK.


NoveList K-8NoveList (K-8)

A reader’s advisory service that specifically targets children and young adults. It contains materials for all K-8 grade levels and includes picture books, children’s “chapter” books and young adult titles. Search by author, title, series, or plot to find summaries, reviews, recommended reading levels and even links to related works. Provided by New Hampshire State Library’s NHewLINK.


Primary SearchPrimary Search

Provides full text for 57 children’s magazines and over 100 children’s pamphlets, designed for the elementary school student. Provided by New Hampshire State Library’s NHewLINK.

 


Professional Development CollectionProfessional Development Collection

Provides a highly specialized collection of over 515 full text journals, designed for professional educators. The majority of full text titles included in the database are available in PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full text information dates as far back as 1965. Provided by New Hampshire State Library’s NHewLINK.


Regional Business NewsRegional Business News

Provides full text coverage for regional business publications. Incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Updated on a daily basis. Provided by New Hampshire State Library’s NHewLINK.

 


Science OnlineScience Online

Presents a broad range of scientific through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments. Information is accessible for someone at the beginner level through the expert and many experiments provide a recommended school grade range. Provided by GMILCS.


Searchasaurus
A colorful, easy-to-use search interface for elementary and middle school students. It includes the EBSCO databases Primary Search, Middle Search Plus, and Animals as well as Funk & Wagnell’s New World Encyclopedia. Search results may be sorted by the child’s Lexile range (reading level). Provided by New Hampshire State Library’s NHewLINK.

 


TOPICsearch
Explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms. This current events database includes more than 400,000 full-text articles selected by teachers and librarians, an online dictionary, and more than 2,500 diverse reference sources including newspapers, biographies, opinion polls, book reviews and government information. Provided by New Hampshire State Library’s NHewLINK.


Transparent Language OnlineTransparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online is packed full of pronunciation, speech, grammar, writing, and vocabulary building lessons for over 80 languages. Featuring top-of-the-line coursework combined with extensive social media resources, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system available to library patrons. Provided by the Wadleigh Memorial Library.

To use this database, first create a free user account, following the instructions after you click on the “Sign Up Now” button (under the “Log In” button).