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

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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.

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

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Bartleby.com
Containing nearly 51,000 entries.

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.

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.

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Christian Science Monitor (1988 – )

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

CNN Technology

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 Newspapers

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
State Library’s genealogical holdings.

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

Connecticut State Statutes

Connecticut Town Profiles

Consumer Health Complete
The single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients’ information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Funded by New Milford Hospital.

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.

Culture Court: New England’s Cultural Database
Developed by New England Foundation for the Arts, this database is the only comprehensive and consistent economic data collection resource for New England’s cultural nonprofits, businesses, and professionals.

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Encyclopedia Britannica
The updated online encyclopedia from Encyclopaedia Britannica with hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images, and web sites.
Click here for links to specific subject areas and age ranges.

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.

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Geni
Website to build a free family tree.

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.

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Hartford Courant (1992 – )

Hartford Courant – Historical (1764-1987)

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.

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.

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iCONN Books & Authors Resources on the Web
Compilation of resources on books and authors.

iCONN Free Images on the Web
Compilation of free image sources.

iCONN 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.

iCONN OneSearch

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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.

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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.

LifeQuotesLib
More than 36,000 quotations from the best that has been written and said.

Los Angeles Times (1985 – )

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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.

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.

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.

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

Medical Information in Plain Language: A Health Literacy Resource Guide (from the University of Connecticut Health Center Library)
Includes links to easy-to-read information about medical conditions,children’s health, senior health, dental care, research news, nutrition ,medical terms, and communicating effectively with a doctor.

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.

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

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

MIT’s Technology Review

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

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

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 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.

New York Times (1985 – )

New York Times Technology News

NoloFree 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.

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.

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Online Schools Connecticut
This website is geared toward helping high school students – and others looking for higher education opportunities – find the right school based on personal, financial, and educational needs.

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PC Magazine
PC news, reviews, & downloads.

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

PowerSearch
Very large collection of articles from magazines, newspapers, academic journals and trade publications. PowerSearch also incorporates content from digital collections, including Connecticut History Online, CT Treasures, and the State Library’s digital collections, all within a single search.

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.

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.

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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.

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

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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.

Science Resources from the Connecticut digital library

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

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

Student Research Center
Designed for students in grades 6 through 12. Includes magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, an online dictionary and encyclopedia, film & video. Can be searched by topic heading, can be limited according to Lexile reading levels.

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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.

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Wall Street Journal (1984 – )

Wall Street Journal Business Technology News

Washington Post (1987 – )

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







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