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Arts & Literature

Books & Authors: Reader’s advisory for adults, young adults, and children’s fiction and non-fiction.

Artemis Literary Sources Unlock information in primary sources, critical articles, literary and cultural analysis, and biographies. Search across centuries to see the broader continuum of the story you choose to tell. Gale has integrated Literature Resources from Gale and Literature Criticism Online into a single research environment to help you take your research to new levels.

Fine Arts & Music Collection With more than 100 full-text magazines and journals covered in databases such as the Wilson Art Index and RILM, this collection will provide your students with resources to support research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

Literature Resource Center Literary criticism, author biographies, literary journals, overviews or 75,000 frequently studied works, and over 30,000 poems, short stories and plays

 Novelist Plus Find books that match your reading level and interests. Use to find read-alikes for your favorite titles and authors. Fill up your to-read list! Look for the search box on the library’s homepage. Next time you’re in the library, ask a staff member to show you!


Biography

Biography in Context Use this database for over 400,000 biographies covering literary figures, science, multicultural studies, business, entertainment, politics, sports, government, history, current events and the arts. Indexes all print volumes of the series.


Business & Investment

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ValueLine Full page industry and company reports include the most accurate ranks, dependable financial data, and proprietary analysis. (remote access for Attleboro Public Library cardholders only)

Business Collection  Business Collection provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice. Users will understand the activities of companies and industries worldwide through business and trade publications, complemented by a selection of international, U.S., and regional news publications.

Business Economics and Theory With a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit database, this collection provides academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics. Perfect for business classes, users will find more than 150 full-text journals to support their research.

Business Insights: Essentials Company profiles, financial data, investment reports, industry information, business periodicals and more.

New York Times  Full-text of The New York Times from 1985- searchable as a standalone file (also included in Academic OneFile and General OneFile).

Small Business Collection Perfect for business schools and entrepreneurs, this compilation provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories. Users will find hundreds of full text subject-appropriate periodicals.


Children

CultureGrams offers reliable cultural information on the world. Individual reports on over 200 countries and all 50 U.S, states include maps, photos,  recipes, and information on government, economy, and natural resources. (remote access for Attleboro cardholders only)

Encyclopedia Britannica Online: Public Library Edition –”Kids” interface with content from Compton’s by Britannica, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia, and Merriam-Webster’s Student dictionary and Thesaurus.

Gale Research in Context  Middle school students will be able to complete core assignments with cross-disciplinary resources covering the literature, spanning science, social studies, and U.S. and world history. Students will find age appropriate content including magazines, newspapers, videos, primary sources and more.

KidsInfoBits Graphic version designed for middle school students covering a variety of subjects in magazines, newspapers and reference books.

Novelist Plus K-8  NoveList K-8 Plus is a database about books specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

TumbleBooks Tumblebooks are animated e-books for younger readers.TumbleBooks are created in Macromedia Flash which requires a FREE plugin for your browser


Current Events & Newspapers

Boston Globe Full-text coverage from 1980.

Global Issues in Context Global viewpoints, reference, periodicals, and multimedia for what’s happening in the world today and why.

New York Times Full-text of The New York Times from 1985- searchable as a standalone file (also included in Academic OneFile and General OneFile).

Opposing Viewpoints in Context Offers a range of perspectives on important issues to help critical-thinking skills using reference, periodical, news, primary and multimedia sources

Popular Magazines Collection Popular Magazines includes more than 1,000 of the most searched magazines across our InfoTrac products.


Do It Yourself / Self Help

Fix your car, research products, test preparation and languages


ChiltonLibrary  Chilton Library represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. ChiltonLibrary.com gives you the confidence to service or repair virtually any system on your vehicle.

ConsumerReports.org_button_150x75Consumer Reports is a library subscription that provides ratings and reviews, recommendations, news, video clips, and product comparisons.  (remote access for Attleboro cardholders only)

 

Driving Tests.org slide-wideDriving-Tests.org  This new service includes free tests, written specifically based on the state RMV materials, and is the only site of its kind to include accessibility tools that allow users to hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask sections of the screen for greater visibility on driving practice tests.

PrintLearning Express Library  is a Test Preparation and Skill Building resource which includes materials for elementary, middle, and high school students as well as Career Building skills for adults. Adult materials include ACT, Civil Service Careers, EMS, Firefighter, Law Enforcement, U.S. Citizenship, GED, Real Estate, and more! (remote access for Attleboro cardholders only)

Language_Learning_whole_family_200-x-150 Mango Languages is an online  language learning system offering over 40 language courses including Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, and German, as well as ESL courses. Mobile apps available. (remote access for Attleboro cardholders only)

 

 

 

NoveListPlus_ProductButton_150Novelist Plus  Find read-alikes for your favorite titles and authors. Fill up your to-read list! Look for the search box on the library’s homepage. Next time you’re in the library, ask a staff member to show you!

 

UCbanner_585x225UniversalClass™ 0ffers over 500 online continuing education courses with real instructors and remote 24/7 access. Courses available for children and adults across multiple disciplines. (remote access for Attleboro cardholders only)


Education

Educators Reference Complete Use this mainly full-text collection of over 1100 periodicals and 200 reports for educational research from preschool to college covering technology, health and bilingual education, testing, and issues in administration, funding and policy.

Learning Express Library A Test Preparation and Skill Building resource which includes materials for elementary, middle, and high school students as well as Career Building skills for adults. Adult materials include ACT, Civil Service Careers, EMS, Firefighter, Law Enforcement, U.S. Citizenship, GED, Real Estate, and more! (remote access for Attleboro cardholders only)

Mango Languages An online  language learning system offering over 40 language courses including Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, and German, as well as ESL courses. Mobile apps available. (remote access for Attleboro cardholders only)

UniversalClass™  Offers over 500 online continuing education courses with real instructors and remote 24/7 access. Courses available for children and adults across multiple disciplines. (remote access for Attleboro cardholders only)


Gender & Diversity

Diversity Studies Collection This collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community. This set includes more than 150 journals.

Gender Studies This collection of journals aims to provide balanced coverage of this significant aspect of our culture, covering such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and many more.


Genealogy Resources

American Ancestors (in library use only) NEHGS provides access to nearly 3,000 genealogical and historical collections in the form of online databases.

Ancestry.com Library Edition  (in library use only)  Unique primary source documents including census records, passenger lists, vital records, U.S. military records and more.

heritagequest_webbanner_smHeritageQuest  This broad database of genealogical information includes tens of thousands of family and local history books, as well as federal census data (1790-1930). It’s a great resource for tracing North American lines of descent. (remote access for Attleboro cardholders only)

 

 

 

 

 

 


General Reference / Encyclopedias

Academic OneFile Use this comprehensive periodical resource of full-text peer-reviewed content for over 13,000 indexed journals and reference works covering all subjects, including the full-text of The New York Times and London Times back to 1985 and NPR, CNN & CBC transcripts and podcasts.

Britannica World Data Analyst  Comprehensive current and historical statistics on the countries of the world  for historical and cross-national comparisons and the creation of tables and charts or exporting for deeper analysis.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online: Public Library Edition Comprehensive encyclopedia meeting the reference needs for all patrons from students, to business professionals and lifelong learners. Offers “adult” and “kids”  interface. Includes a dictionary, thesaurus, videos, images, primary sources, and e-books.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online: Public Library Edition -Kids “Kids” interface with content from Compton’s by Britannica, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia, and Merriam-Webster’s Student dictionary and Thesaurus.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online:Spanish Reference Center Includes Britannica Escolar Online, a Spanish elementary encyclopedia for  grades K-8 and Enciclopedia Moderna for grades 9-12. Moderna will satisfy native Spanish speakers, and students that are bilingual or just learning Spanish.

Expanded Academic Use this database to find full-text scholarly journals, new magazines and newspapers for all academic disciplines. (Coverage duplicated in Academic OneFile)

Gale Research in Context  Middle school students will be able to complete core assignments with cross-disciplinary resources covering the literature, spanning science, social studies, and U.S. and world history. Students will find age appropriate content including magazines, newspapers, videos, primary sources and more.

Gale Virtual Reference Library A mix of more than 50 full-text E-reference books in a range of subjects including covering the arts, business, the environment, history, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, geography, and science.

General OneFile Use this comprehensive periodical resource for any subject. Coverage goes back to 1980- with over 12,000 titles (7,800 full-text including The New York Times back to 1985).

General Reference Center Gold Use this general interest database for full-text and images from magazines, reference books, and newspapers for information on current events, popular culture, the arts and sciences, sports, etc. (Coverage duplicated in General OneFile)


Health

Health Reference Center- Academic Full-text database that provides full-text nursing & allied health journals, plus current and reliable personal health information.

Health & Wellness Resource Center Consumer health-focused medical and drug encyclopedias, magazines, videos and more

Nursing Resource Center Designed for nursing students, this brings together disease and drug overviews, care plans, anatomy and physiology diagrams with full-text journals and core encyclopedia texts

Psychology Collection This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops — and diminishes — over time.

 


History

Massachusetts History Online Use this collection for full-text articles from 50 magazines and local newspapers for coverage of Massachusetts people, places and historical events

U.S. History in Context Primary and secondary history sources combined with the media-rich selections, including key titles from Macmillan, Scribner and other world-class sources. Find comprehensive coverage of the most-studied topics, from the arrival of Vikings in North America 1,000 years ago to Vietnam, Watergate and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

World History in Context  World History In Context reaches back nearly 5,000 years to chronicle the rise and fall of cultures and societies across all continents and eras. Rare primary sources combine with reliable references to put content into context for every learner.

World History Collection This compilation of journals provides robust and balanced coverage of this field, useful both to the novice historian as well as to the advanced academic researcher.


Home & Garden

Agriculture Collection Comprised of nearly 200 titles, researchers will have access to current and authoritative content that spans the industry — from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.

Culinary Arts Collection Targeted collection of over 200 major cooking and nutrition magazines including recipes, restaurant reviews and industry information

Gardening, Landscape, and Horticulture Collection Targeted collection of journals and e-reference sources for gardening enthusiasts and professionals alike.

Home Improvement Collection Coverage includes such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and many more.

Hospitality Tourism and Leisure Collection Targeted collection of over 500 journals, 400 travel guides and e-reference books covering hospitality and tourism.


Language & Culture

CG_homepage_CG_barCultureGrams offers reliable cultural information on the world. Individual reports on over 200 countries and all 50 U.S, states include maps, photos,  recipes, and information on government, economy, and natural resources.(remote access for Attleboro cardholders only)

Mango Languages   Language_Learning_whole_family_200-x-150

An online  language learning system offering over 40 language courses including Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, and German, as well as ESL courses. Mobile apps available. (remote access for Attleboro cardholders only)

Pop Culture Collection This collection provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course. This collection is made up of more than 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.


Law

Criminal Justice Collection Targeted collection of 700+ journals covering criminal justice including law enforcement, paralegal topics, and homeland security

Insurance and Liability Collection This collection, of journals, takes a broad view of this multimillion dollar industry, covering such topics as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more.

Military and Intelligence Database Collection Key subjects covered include: socioeconomic effects of war, governmental policies, the structure of armed forces, and many more.


Religion & Philosophy

Religion and Philosophy Collection Why do some people believe in Heaven? Is it fear, hope, upbringing or blind faith? Users of this collection can research different religions, philosophies and how they impact our daily lives.


Science

Agriculture Collection Comprised of nearly 200 titles, researchers will have access to current and authoritative content that spans the industry — from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection  Targeted collection of 700+ journals and reference books covering environmental issues policies from scientific, government and industry perspectives.

General Science Collection A collection of over 1,000 peer-reviewed journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments.

Gale Science in Context Comprehensive range of science journal, news, reference works, AV resources and interactive exercises supporting high school curricula and university coursework.


Social Sciences

Communications and Mass Media Collection Key subjects covered include: advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and many more.

Criminal Justice Collection  Targeted collection of 700+ journals covering criminal justice including law enforcement, paralegal topics, and homeland security.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection Targeted collection of 700+ journals and reference books covering environmental issues policies from scientific, government and industry perspectives.

Information Science and Technology Collection This collection, comprised of content from more than 100 leading industry journals, provides current and accurate information for this fast-moving field

Insurance and Liability Collection This collection, of journals, takes a broad view of this multimillion dollar industry, covering such topics as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more.

Military and Intelligence Database Collection Key subjects covered include: socioeconomic effects of war, governmental policies, the structure of armed forces, and many more

War and Terrorism Collection A definitive periodical collection of hand selected titles for analysts, risk management professionals and students of military science, history, social science.


Spanish Language

Encyclopedia Britannica Online:Spanish Reference Center Includes Britannica Escolar Online, a Spanish elementary encyclopedia for  grades K-8 and Enciclopedia Moderna for grades 9-12. Moderna will satisfy native Spanish speakers, and students that are bilingual or just learning Spanish.


Test Preparation / Career Skills

Vocation & Careers Collection Targeted collection of general career guides and highly specialized industry journals

Driving-Tests.org    This new service includes free tests, written specifically based on the state RMV materials, and is the only site of its kind to include accessibility tools that allow users to hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask sections of the screen for greater visibility on driving practice tests.

 

Learning Express A Test Preparation and Skill Building resource which includes materials for elementary, middle, and high school students as well as Career Building skills for adults. Adult materials include ACT, Civil Service Careers, EMS, Firefighter, Law Enforcement, U.S. Citizenship, GED, Real Estate, and more! (remote access for Attleboro cardholders only)

Mango Languages An online  language learning system offering over 40 language courses including Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, and German, as well as ESL courses. Mobile apps available. (remote access for Attleboro cardholders only)

UniversalClass™ Offers over 500 online continuing education courses with real instructors and remote 24/7 access. Courses available for children and adults across multiple disciplines. (remote access for Attleboro cardholders only)


Young Adults

Driving Tests.org slide-wideDriving-Tests.org  This new service includes free tests, written specifically based on the state RMV materials, and is the only site of its kind to include accessibility tools that allow users to hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask sections of the screen for greater visibility on driving practice tests.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context  Offers a range of perspectives on important issues to help critical-thinking skills using reference, periodical, news, primary and multimedia sources


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