Explora
Provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

New York Public Library Image Gallery
Provides access to over 600,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the collections of The New York Public Library.

Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Collection Database
Searchable database of everything in the Mets’s permanent collection.

Modern Museum of Art’s Browse and Search
Browse or search MOMA’s permanent collection.

Biography Reference Bank
Offering the original profiles of Current Biography and World Authors series, the periodical coverage of Biography Index, and the specialist biographical content of Junior Authors & Illustrators. Search result limiters include occupation/activity, gender, place of origin, birth day or month, and lifespan.

Biography Reference Center
Contains many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines. Offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies.

Connecticut Digital Collections
Connecticut Digital Collections presents historical photographs, maps, manuscripts, oral histories and more from Connecticut libraries, museums, and historical societies.

Explora
Provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

ABI/INFORM
This collection features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, exclusive access to key business and economics periodicals such as The Economist and Sloan Management Review, country- and industry-focused reports, and major news sources like the Wall Street Journal. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.

American Factfinder
The U.S. Census Bureau’s exhaustive collection of census information. Fact sheets provide demographic profiles by region and zip code. Data sets can be created to answer specific questions.

America’s Career InfoNet
Sponsored by the Bureau of Labor Statistics this site provides access to 3 key federal career services: America’s Career InfoNet, America’s Job Bank and America’s Service Locator. Use it to find information about job growth, salaries, required training and to build a self assessment of your ideal job. Provides links to Connecticut data on wages.

BizStats
Provides industry benchmarking and other sources of statistical information relevant to small businesses.

Business Owners’ Toolkit
Created by CCH Tax and Accounting, a commercial company, this site includes articles written by their staff, links to online business forms and detailed how-to’s about a wide variety of business issues.

Business Plans Handbook
Eleven volumes of Gale’s 13-volume set is available online for free.

CEO Express
Simply arranged, comprehensive directory of online business resources. Includes financial, news, calculators and more.

Connecticut Technology Council Directory
Online directory of technology companies in CT indexed by name and industry.

Connecticut Town Profiles

Explora
Provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

Guidestar’s Directory of Nonprofit Corporations
National database of over 850,000 non-profit organizations. Search by geographic area, type of organization or key word. Form 990 provides annual report info including directors, financial reports and a list of who they provided funding to.

Hoover’s Online
Company and industry information.

Investor Words
This claims to be the “biggest, best investing glossary on the web.”

Job Hunter’s Bible
This web site is created by Richard Bolles, author of the popular What Color is Your Parachute books. The site contains a good collection of links to online career tests, job search sites, articles and how to’s.

Occupational Outlook Handbook Online
An online version of the Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the U.S. Department of Labor. An easy & direct way to find profiles of jobs and industries.

The Riley Guide
Margaret Riley Dikel’s web site containing links to online job banks arranged by industry, information on networking, salary negotiation and other job searching tips.

State of CT Business Licensing and Information Center (CT-CLIC)
The Business Checklist in the Start or Purchase a Business section is an easy way to navigate the process of starting a business in Connecticut. Use the Resources, CERC Programfinder feature to access the Factsheet, “Registering & Licensing a Business in Connecticut.”

Value Line
In-depth financial and investment management tool. Provides commentary, proven price projections, and advanced analytical tools.

Wall Street Journal Business Technology News

Yahoo! Finance
Extensive collection of finance articles, analysis, stock quotes, mutual fund ratings and more. Historical stock quotes go back to 1970’s (and some earlier).

211 Infoline Connecticut
Connecticut community resources of health providers, individual/family services, support groups and legal issues.

Connecticut Consumer Health Information
Research service for consumers with personal medical questions.

Connecticut Digital Collections
Connecticut Digital Collections presents historical photographs, maps, manuscripts, oral histories and more from Connecticut libraries, museums, and historical societies.

Connecticut Driving Test
Sample questions for the Connecticut Driver Exam from the DMV.

Connecticut History Online
Collection of Connecticut-related images of people, places, and other subjects from the early nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries.

Connecticut Law by Subject

Connecticut Legal Resources

Connecticut Office of the Victim Advocate
Links to a series of informational brochures that deal with a variety of crime-related topics.

Connecticut Physician Profiles
If the profile you are seeking is not available, contact the Connecticut Department of Public Health Physician Profile staff by phone at 860-509-7603.

Connecticut School Profiles

Connecticut State Library Collections in Ancestry.com
Connecticut State Library digital collections selected for searching in Ancestry.com.

Connecticut Town Profiles

List of Connecticut Newspapers

SmartConsumer.ct.gov
Offers information that is helpful to consumers at varying stages of their lives. The site includes advice on spotting and avoiding scams such as travel fraud, rental scams, pyramid schemes and modeling scams, along with information for stopping unwanted mail, hiring home improvement contractors, and staying safe online.

State of Connecticut on the Web

Ancestry (in-library use only)
Census, birth, death, and marriage records; newspaper and historical stories; historical photos, maps and much more.

Connecticut Digital Collections
Connecticut Digital Collections presents historical photographs, maps, manuscripts, oral histories and more from Connecticut libraries, museums, and historical societies.

Connecticut History Online
Collection of Connecticut-related images of people, places, and other subjects from the early nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries.

Connecticut State Library Collections in Ancestry.com
Connecticut State Library digital collections selected for searching in Ancestry.com.

Geni
Website to build a free family tree.

Heritage Quest Online
Research resource for family history and American culture includes U.S. federal census records and the UMI Genealogy and Local History collection.

Immigrant Ancestors Resources
Websites to help you locate immigration records.

National Archives Genealogy Page
Information on how to do genealogical research at the National Archives, plus other useful links.

Roots Web
One of the oldest and largest free genealogy sites, supported by Ancestry.com.

211 Infoline Connecticut
Resources on health providers, individual/family services, support groups, and legal issues in Connecticut.

Connecticut Consumer Health Information
Research service for consumers with personal medical questions.

Connecticut Physician Profiles
If the profile you are seeking is not available, contact the Connecticut Department of Public Health Physician Profile staff by phone at 860-509-7603.

Explora
Provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

Mayo Clinic Drug Information
Articles, drug information, and health management tools.

Medicare
U.S. Government site for Medicare information.

Medline Plus
Includes information from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other health-related agencies and organizations. MedlinePlus has a medical encyclopedia and dictionary, health information in Spanish, information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, and links to clinical trials.

Connecticut History Online
Collection of Connecticut-related images of people, places, and other subjects from the early nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries.

Explora
Provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

Hartford Courant – Historical (1764-1922)

History Reference Center
For upper grades, secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges and undergraduate research. Full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers.

All About Bird Biology
Created by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, All About Bird Biology is designed to appeal to anyone who’s even a little bit curious about what makes birds tick.

Biography Reference Bank
Offering the original profiles of Current Biography and World Authors series, the periodical coverage of Biography Index, and the specialist biographical content of Junior Authors & Illustrators. Search result limiters include occupation/activity, gender, place of origin, birth day or month, and lifespan.

A Book and A Hug
Online tool for kids to create a book list of favorites and for classes or friends to share a book list.

GreenFILE
Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

Kids Search
Designed for students in grades K through 8 with an easy-to-use, graphically-appealing interface they can use to search a variety of topics.

MAS Ultra – School Edition
Designed specifically for high school libraries. Contains full text for hundreds of popular high school magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers and much more.

Math Knowledge Center 
Provides thousands of searchable articles describing topics in chemistry, physics, earth science and physical science. Descriptions are concise and often include diagrams and step-by-step details.

Middle Search Plus
Contains primary source documents, reference books, and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags.

Nonfiction Book Collection – Elementary Schools
1,300 nonfiction ebooks for elementary schools.

Nonfiction Book Collection – Middle Schools
3,200 nonfiction ebooks for middle schools.

Nonfiction Book Collection – High Schools
2,700 nonfiction ebooks for high schools.

Online Math Resources from TutaPoint.com

Primary Search
Containing full-text for more than 80 of the most popular elementary school magazines, Primary Search is designed specifically for elementary school libraries.

Searchasaurus
For primary school students, on a wide range of topics, with a colorful and animated interface.

211 Infoline Connecticut
Resources on health providers, individual/family services, support groups, and legal issues in Connecticut.

Connecticut Law by Subject

Connecticut Legal Resources

Connecticut Network for Legal Aid
This website aims to help people with very limited income find help for their legal problems.

Connecticut State Statutes

Federal Legal Resources from the Connecticut Judicial Branch

Legal Information Reference Center
Exclusive online full text for many top consumer legal reference books, full-text publications and legal forms, with more content added on a regular basis. Thousands of state-specific legal forms – searchable by top subject areas including Adoption, Bankruptcy, Name Changes and more.

Nolo Free Legal eBooks
Reliable, plain-English legal information. Nolo has been around for almost 40 years and was the first to publish do-it-yourself legal guides.

Quick References for Federal Legal Questions

Quick References for Connecticut Legal Questions

BookPage
BookPage is a monthly book review publication distributed to more than 450,000 avid readers through subscribing bookstores and public libraries. The tone is upbeat and literate, focusing on bestsellers as well as new discoveries.

Connecticut State Library
The State Library of Connecticut on the Web.

FindIT/Request
Part of the Connecticut Education Network, FindIT databases provide all students, faculty and residents with online access to essential library and information resources. It is administered by the Connecticut State Library in conjunction with the Department of Higher Education. Through FindIT, a core level of information resources including secured access to licensed databases is available to every citizen in Connecticut.

Library of Congress
The nation’s oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Indexes more than 580 core journals, over 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

WorldCat.org
Search the collections of libraries from around the U.S. and the world for books, periodicals, sound recordings, and much more.

Academic Search Premier
Provides an elaborate array of titles to cornerstone academia. Comprehensive content, including PDF backfiles to 1975 or further for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references for more than 1,050 titles.

Consumer Reports
Ratings and recommendations on thousands of products and services in categories including appliances, cars, electronics and computers, home and garden, health and fitness, babies and kids, food, personal finance, and travel. Each product includes an overview and a ratings report card, as well as tester reviews & recommendations. Additional information includes brand reliability and user reviews, plus news, blogs, forums and video content.

ERIC
Provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. More than a million records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966.

FindIT e-Journal Finder

FindIT Popular Magazines on the Web

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Indexes more than 580 core journals, over 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

Macworld
Apple product news & reviews.

MainFILE
A multi-disciplinary database with coverage of all aspects of academic study and general interest subject areas. Includes more than 4,300 full-text magazines and journals and nearly 250 full-text newspapers and newswires, and over 2,900 full-text reference books and encyclopedias.

MasterFILE Premier (includes Consumer Reports)
Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE Premier provides full text for magazines, reference books, and primary source documents and an Image Collection with photos, maps & flags.

PC Magazine
Computer news, reviews, & downloads.

Professional Development Collection
Full text for more than 500 high-quality education journals including: Booklist, Education, Education Digest, Education Week, Educational Leadership, High School Journal, Journal of Education, Journal of Educational Research, Phi Delta Kappan, Reading Teacher, School Library Journal, and many others.

Teacher Reference Center
Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals. Subjects include: Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, Teacher Education.

TOPICSearch
TOPICsearch contains full text for over 150,961 articles from 475 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO’s unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

Christian Science Monitor
An independent daily (5-day) general newspaper providing national and international news and commentary on peoples and cultures. Articles are written by correspondents in eleven different countries.

Connecticut Mirror

Connecticut Newspapers

Hartford Courant (1992 – )

Historical Hartford Courant (1764-1987)

Historical Newspapers of Connecticut (19th Century)

FindIT Newsstand
Search Christian Science Monitor, Hartford Courant, L.A. Times, N.Y. Times, Wall Street Journal & Washington Post together or in combinations of your choice.

Los Angeles Times (1985 – )

Newspaper Source Plus
Cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided. Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.

New York Times (1985 – )

TOPICSearch
TOPICsearch contains full text for over 150,961 articles from 475 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO’s unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

Wall Street Journal (1984 – )

Washington Post (1987 – )

MasterFILE Premier (includes Consumer Reports)
Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE Premier provides full text for magazines, reference books, and primary source documents and an Image Collection with photos, maps & flags.

New York Public Library Image Gallery
Provides access to over 600,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the collections of The New York Public Library.

211 Infoline Connecticut
Connecticut community resources on health providers, individual/family services, support groups and legal issues.

ABI/INFORM
This collection features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, exclusive access to key business and economics periodicals such as The Economist and Sloan Management Review, country- and industry-focused reports, and major news sources like the Wall Street Journal. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.

Bartleby.com
Containing nearly 51,000 entries.

Connecticut School Profiles

Connecticut Town Profiles

GreenFILE
Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

FindIT OneSearch

MainFILE
A multi-disciplinary database with coverage of all aspects of academic study and general interest subject areas. Includes more than 4,300 full-text magazines and journals and nearly 250 full-text newspapers and newswires, and over 2,900 full-text reference books and encyclopedias.

PhDs.org’s Education Index
Source of updated, clear educational data about undergraduate and graduate programs in the United States.

Referencia Latina
A comprehensive Spanish-language database with 49,000 encyclopedia entries; 50,000 images; 2,500 health reports; a Spanish-English dictionary and full text for over 100 reference books and dozens of general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas. Its intuitive, theme-based Spanish-language interface is designed to make content readily accessible to non-English users with limited online research experience.

Science Reference Center
For upper grades. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

SmartConsumer.ct.gov
Offers information that is helpful to consumers at varying stages of their lives. The site includes advice on spotting and avoiding scams such as travel fraud, rental scams, pyramid schemes and modeling scams, along with information for stopping unwanted mail, hiring home improvement contractors, and staying safe online.

State of Connecticut on the Web

Teacher Reference Center
Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals. Subjects include: Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, Teacher Education.

TOPICSearch
TOPICsearch contains full text for over 150,961 articles from 475 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO’s unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

Explora
Provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

GreenFILE
Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

Science Reference Center
For upper grades. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

Referencia Latina
A comprehensive Spanish-language database with 49,000 encyclopedia entries; 50,000 images; 2,500 health reports; a Spanish-English dictionary and full text for over 100 reference books and dozens of general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas. Its intuitive, theme-based Spanish-language interface is designed to make content readily accessible to non-English users with limited online research experience.

CNET
Product reviews & prices, software downloads, technology news.

CNN Technology

Macworld
Apple product news & reviews.

MIT’s Technology Review

New York Times Technology News

PC Magazine
Computer news, reviews, & downloads.

Wall Street Journal Business Technology News