Online Databases


A rich online database of teaching resources for every subject, Grades Pre-K to 8. Previously known as “Printables,” the revamped site features lessons, mini-books and more to help educators plan for the school year.

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A to Z USA

Contains 156 data categories with 150+ maps for each state. 1000s of downloadable U.S. State reports/articles, royalty-free image collections of flags, vintage post cards, panoramic photos, license plates, regional recipes and more. 1000s of modern/antique maps & dozens of other categories like geography, government, history, society and culture.


 

 

 

Access World News by NewsBank
The most comprehensive United States newspaper database. Users can search/browse current & archived news articles, editorials, reviews, birth & marriage announcements, obituaries and more, locally  or around the U.S. Updated daily and includes complete electronic versions of 1,500+ U.S. newspapers including 30+ CT sources, plus the NY Times, Boston Globe, Washington Post and more! An ideal resource for many types of research.

Britannica Online Library Resources

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English Language Learning Center


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Job Now!

This resource for job seekers provides individual career coaching, along with practical tools to help find a job. This brand new product from Brainfuse helps job seekers put their best foot forward by providing on-demand access to trained career coaches. It offers live interviewing techniques, a resume lab and career resources.

 

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Learning Express Library
Online access to 770+ career and academic-oriented interactive courses & practice tests. Includes skill building courses in math, reading & writing plus a broad range of practical tests based on official exams like the ACT, SAT, GED Spanish and English, ASVAB Core, EMT Basic and more. Users get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations and an individualized analysis of their results. Plus, job skills tutorials are available to assist in resume creation, honing interview techniques and improving business communications. Also, all the info & practice activities every citizenship candidate needs for a successful naturalization process.

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A fast and convenient solution for the community’s increasing language-learning needs. This on-line learning system teaches actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages, including Spanish, Italian, Chinese and Portuguese, along with ESL courses in Spanish and Polish. The system is interactive, engaging and easy to use. Real life situations and practical dialogs with native speakers teach actual conversation skills you can use. Two versions are available. Mango Complete is designed to give a deep understanding of a language and its culture. Mango Basic is designed to appeal to a beginner in a new language and teaches helpful phrases in a short period of time. Along with the library and home access you can also download a free app from the App Store for your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Mango now goes where you go!

State Information Resources

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researchIT CT offers free online resources as a service of the CT State Library.  Here you will find journal, magazine, and newspaper articles for Connecticut public, K12, and academic libraries and their users. We also offer a collection of downloadable eAudios and eBooks for Connecticut residents with valid CT public library card numbers.

 

Spanish Reference Center

Annals of American History

World Data Analyst

Global Reference Center

Merriam Webster’s Unabridged


Catalog Services

Spanish Catalog
This service gives patrons the Spanish translation of the library’s main page catalog.

ADA Compliant Catalog
Appears in plain black and white and complies with ADA Priority 1 Guidelines. Navigation with this catalog uses the tab button and space bar.