211 Infoline Connecticut
Connecticut community resources on health providers, individual/family services, support groups and legal issues.
Provides articles from leading journals and reference sources. Covers the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other academic subjects.
Ancestry (in-library use only)
Census, birth, death, and marriage records; newspaper and historical stories; historical photos, maps and much more.
Containing nearly 51,000 entries.
Biography and Genealogy Master Index
Covers nearly 5 million people and points to books and other publications that contain their biographies.
Biography In Context
Delivers outstanding research support with nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography. The Lives & Perspectives Collection supports high-school curricula and university coursework by providing multidisciplinary content on notable figures and the societal forces that have shaped their lives.
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.
Business Insights: Essentials
Company profiles, industry rankings, products, brands, and stock prices.
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.
CNET – Product reviews & prices, software downloads, technology news.
Computers & Applied Sciences Complete
Covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines. It contains collected knowledge on traditional engineering challenges & research, and is a resource for research concerning the business and social implications of new technology (available through May 2013). BOTH the username and password for this database are csl (lower case).
Connecticut Consumer Health Information
Research service for consumers with personal medical questions.
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 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 State Library
State Library’s genealogical holdings.
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.
Reference and current events for students in grades 3 and up.
Find doctors’ office hours, accepted insurance providers, educational history, and affiliations.
Educator’s Reference Complete
Full-text periodicals for teachers, school administrators, school media specialists and librarians.
The updated online encyclopedia from Encyclopaedia Britannica with hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images, and web sites.
Click here for use when not in the library (you will need to enter your library barcode).
Scholarly journals, magazines and newspapers from a variety or sources.
Gale Virtual Reference Library: E-Reference Books
Instantly access thousands of eBooks on virtually any subject. These trusted, authoritative reference works are available 24/7.
General Reference Center Gold
Multi-source general interest reference tool.
Website to build a free family tree.
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.
Health & Wellness Resource Center
Medical information and journal articles. Includes medical encyclopedia, herb finder, medical dictionary, alternative resources and more.
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.
iCONN Free Images on the Web
Compilation of free image sources.
iCONN Books & Authors Resources on the Web
Compilation of resources on books and authors.
InfoTrac Junior Edition
Multi-source curriculum based reference tool for kids.
InfoTrac Student Edition
Multi-source curriculum based reference tool for students.
Full-text journals, maps, almanacs, and news articles.
Indexes law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals. Also contains law-related articles from business and general interest titles.
More than 36,000 quotations from the best that has been written and said.
Apple product news & reviews.
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.
U.S. Goverment site for Medicare information.
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.
Modern Museum of Art’s Browse and Search
Browse or search MOMA’s permanent collection.
National Archives Genealogy Page
Information on how to do genealogical research at the National Archives, plus other useful links.
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.
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.
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.
Computer news, reviews, & downloads.
PhDs.org’s Education Index
Source of updated, clear educational data about undergraduate and graduate programs in the United States.
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.
One of the oldest and largest free genealogy sites, supported by Ancestry.com.
Science In Context
Supporting high school curricula and university coursework, Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects,and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects. From earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography, this curriculum-oriented online experience is designed to boost achievement for students and researchers. Science in Context delivers delivers integrated content through 150+ comprehensive reference sets from Gale Encyclopedia of Science, Chemical Elements, Science in Dispute, and Macmillan Science Library.
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.
U.S. History in Context
Provides a complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, issues and current information, it combines documents from Primary Source Microfilm’s digital archives; articles from classic Macmillan Reference USA, and Charles Scribner’s Sons references, as well as other content such as country and era overview information, and full-text periodicals and journals.
Search the collections of libraries from around the U.S. and the world for books, periodicals, sound recordings, and much more.
World History in Context
Comprehensive online collection that provides multicultural, global and research-based content that supports today’s history research requirements. Unlike other sources that only offer periodical or bibliographic information, World History in Context offers students and researchers unparalleled access to a broad collection of scholarly analysis and award-winning full-text periodicals, reference works, and primary documents.