Massachusetts Statewide Databases
Brought to you by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and Massachusetts Library System with state funds and federal Institute of Museum and Library Services funds.
The statewide databases provide all who live, work and learn in Massachusetts with access to a wide array of resources at an incredible savings. Currently, the program includes magazines, newspapers, scholarly journals and books from providers Gale, ProQuest and Britannica. Click here for access to statewide databases.
NPL Electronic Collections - Online Research Tools
Boston Consumer's Checkbook: A nonprofit website dedicated to helping Boston area consumers find high-quality, reasonably priced services.
Consumer Reports: Expert reviews and ratings of consumer products, plus buying advice and comparisons.
Morningstar Library Edition: Provides investment research, including stock & fund analysis, reports & tools, as well as company, investing & financial news. Access through Boston Public Library here with BPL eCard. Register for eCard at https://www.bpl.org/ecard
ReferenceUSA: The #1 source of information on businesses & people for researchers, students, job seekers & government agencies. Includes the U.S. Business Database with over 24 million businesses, the U.S. Standard White Pages with or over 89 million residents, and the U.S. Jobs and Internships Database with over 2.5 million job listings.
Ancestry Library: One of the most important genealogical collections available today. It has unparalleled coverage of the US & the UK, including census, vital, church, court & immigration records, as well as record collections from other areas. This database is only accessible on the library computers via desktop icon.
Complete Encyclopedia of African American History is now available to download as an eBook.
Salem Online includes This is Who We Were, The Reference Shelf, Great Lives from History, and more...
Opposing Viewpoints in Context covers today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration and marijuana.
Mango Languages offers courses in over 70 different languages and dialects.
Salem Online includes MaGill's Literary Annuals and more...
NoveList Plus: Allows readers to use a favorite author or title as a template to locate other authors & titles of interest. Includes fiction & non-fiction titles.
NoveList K-8 Plus: Allows readers to use a favorite author or title as a template to locate other authors & titles of interest. Includes fiction & non-fiction titles.
Local area newspapers, including the Norwell Mariner, Patriot Ledger, Boston Herald, Cape Cod Times, and others, plus current events and research topics.