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Student Databases

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 History Online

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

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.

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!

Issues & Controversies

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

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.

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.



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.


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.


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.

Science 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.


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. 


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.