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Biography | Business & Investing | Career Planning and Job Searches | Children’s Resources | Consumer Information | E-Books | Education | Genealogy | Health / Medical | History | Hobbies and Crafts | Languages and Literature | News and Newspapers | Reader’s Advisory | Encyclopedias and Reference | Science / Technology | Test Preparation and E-Learning

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Biography

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Biography in Context provides contextual information on the world's most influential people, merging authoritative reference content with periodicals and multimedia. Search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

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Business & Investing

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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.

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An interactive investment database with information on more than 30,000 stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds. It provides independent analysis, industry information, stock charts, portfolio building tools, and investment education. Note: The license agreement permits only one simultaneous user at a time.

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Value Line is an authoritative investment information resource that integrates volumes of essential data, sophisticated analytical tools, proprietary forecasts and opinions, proven, predictive Ranks and expert guidance to help users make informed investment decisions.

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Career Planning and Job Searches

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MASS CIS is a system which provides comprehensive information about the worlds of work and education for career planners of all ages. MASSCIS is a product/service of the Massachusetts Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (MOICC) within the Massachusetts Division of Employment and Training (DET).

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Finding the right career can be a daunting and high stakes task: finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection, providing current and applicable content for all vocational milestones. Offering content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

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Children’s Resources

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Browse through a collection of digital books including fiction and nonfiction for adults, teens and children, check them out with your library card, and download them for one, two, or three weeks. Audiobooks and ebooks are available for your PC or device.

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TumbleBook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.

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Consumer Information

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Consumer Reports enables consumers to make better purchasing decisions on the products they are shopping for, including new and used automobiles. In addition to product ratings and reviews, users will find in-depth advice, tips and trends written by Consumer Reports experts.

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E-Books

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OneClickDigital is electronic audio books that can be downloaded and played on a computer or transferred to a portable listening device such as an MP3 player.

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Browse through a collection of digital books including fiction and nonfiction for adults, teens and children, check them out with your library card, and download them for one, two, or three weeks. Audiobooks and ebooks are available for your PC or device.

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Safari Books Online is an on-demand digital library providing over 21344 technology, digital media, and business books and videos online to academic and library users.

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Education

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Encyclopedia and Research resources for elementary, middle and high school level.

Britannica Online School Edition In Library At Home

Whether studying to become a lawyer or law enforcement officer, paralegal, or for a career in Homeland Security, this collection rises to the challenge. Users will have access to 150 journals.

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Educator's Reference Complete is a selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education.

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Kids InfoBits is a database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Featuring a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, the most popular search method is moving from a broad subject to a narrower topic using the subject-based topic tree. The curriculum-related, age appropriate, full-text content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines. This database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

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LearningExpress Library is a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help students and adult learners succeed on the tests they must pass.

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Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

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Created specifically for middle-schoolers, Research in Context combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.

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This periodical database is designed for high-school students with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

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Teacher Reference Center provides coverage on topics such as assessment, best practices, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, elementary education, higher education, instructional media, language arts, literacy standards, school administration, science and mathematics, teacher education, and more.

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Access to over 500 online continuing education courses covering a wide range of topics from from hobbies (arts and crafts, dog training, photography) to job skills (writing improvement, medical billing, computer programming) to education and test preparation (writing for children, general science, Algebra, Homeschooling Strategies) and much more!

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Genealogy

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Developed by the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS), AmericanAncestors.org is the most-used genealogical society website in the world. It provides family historians access to more than 400 million records spanning the U.S. and beyond, including one of the most extensive online collections of early American records, and the largest searchable collection of published genealogical research journals and magazines. Special strengths in our content include English, New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont), New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia materials.

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FamilySearch.org is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services each year to learn more about their family history.

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Health / Medical

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Provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, numerous reference volumes, over 700 health videos from partner Healthology, Inc., hundreds of pamphlets and health-related articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles. Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.

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Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac’s award-winning Health Reference Center. All in a single, easy-to-use database, the material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

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All aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration -- are covered in this collection. Including nearly 400 titles, this collection's current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection In Library At Home

Both researcher and practitioner alike will find relevant, authoritative content in this collection, which includes over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine. Covering a wide spectrum of information, researchers will have access to a diverse, but focused set of topics in the field, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more.

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History

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Do I need a Visa for Russia? How do I greet my host in Mali? Where is the U.S. Embassy in Oman? Can I use my cell phone in Thailand? Answers to practical questions about 175 countries.

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This database builds a deeper understanding of how historical events have shaped the United States by exploring the issues as the key players saw them. Each in-depth exploration delivers dynamic, concise, and balanced coverage that provides the background, outcomes, and contemporary points of view for the major topics in every American history curriculum.

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A database for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. This database merges reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

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A database for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. This database merges reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

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World News Digest brings together nearly seven decades of news from the renowned Facts On File World News Digest in print. This archival record of domestic and international news, unrivaled for its depth, breadth, and accuracy, covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940.

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Hobbies & Crafts

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The Culinary Arts collection includes 150 of the major cooking and nutrition magazines. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

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Free music downloads that are yours to keep!

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Farmers, landscape architects, and biotechnologists alike will have their information appetites sated with this collection of nearly 50 journals focused specifically on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. A fertile and growing collection, this collection includes content relating to both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies.

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Do I need a Visa for Russia? How do I greet my host in Mali? Where is the U.S. Embassy in Oman? Can I use my cell phone in Thailand? Answers to practical questions about 175 countries.

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Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center provides comprehensive full-text content for many popular hobbies, including arts and crafts, scrapbooking, model building, games, collecting, and more.

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With current and relevant content from over 500 industry journals, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry - including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more.

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Languages and Literature

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Information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes, including plot summaries, synopses and work overviews; articles/essays of literary criticism; author biographies; literary journals; book reviews; poems; short stories; author interviews; classic texts; and much more.

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Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

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Learn a new language!

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News and Newspapers

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Searchable database of full-text newspapers, media transcripts, web sources, and more, sorted by state.

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Searchable database of select news magazines.

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Full text of the Boston Globe, 1980-present.

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Full text and selected coverage from over 100 local eastern Massachusetts newspapers.

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Full-text coverage of the Eagle Tribune from June 11, 2008 to the present.

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Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues.

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Search the full text of The New York Times (starting in 1985).

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Full-text of the North Andover Citizen from July 29, 2005 to current.

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World News Digest brings together nearly seven decades of news from the renowned Facts On File World News Digest in print. This archival record of domestic and international news, unrivaled for its depth, breadth, and accuracy, covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940.

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Readers’ Advisory

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Sign up to receive a free weekly email alert of the library's newest books, DVDs, and CDs!

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Sign up to stay informed about new and popular books by subscribing to NextReads e-newsletters.

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Readers' Advisory for fiction and nonfiction titles for all ages. Find read-alikes for every title, author, and series, in addition to Book Discussion Guides, thematic book lists, and reading and book-oriented articles.

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Reference and Encyclopedias

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AtoZ Maps Online consists of more than 145,000 maps—static maps, animated maps, real-time maps, scientific maps, and historic maps—all in one place.

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AtoZ the USA provides comprehensive information on US states and territories. It includes 56 US state and territory guides of 146 topics each. USA country data covers 104 categories.

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Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources, with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Updated daily.

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Over 75,000 articles from the Encyclopædia Britannica, including 23,000 biographies, as well as multimedia content, online dictionaries, Gateway to the Classics, and much more.

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From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images.

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A cross-searchable list of all available Gale databases.

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A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Updated daily.

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Explores more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture. Updated weekly, with links to a 12-year backfile, Issues and Controversies offers in-depth articles made to inspire thought-provoking debates. This database is great for research papers and debate prep.

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The World Book web site offers an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids, curriculum guides, and more.

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Science / Technology

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A collection of over 800 journals and 6 subject specific Delmar reference titles provide robust coverage of environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection In Library At Home

A collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles related to the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

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Science in Context is for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. It merges authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

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Today’s Science bridges the gap between the science learned in the classroom and real-world discoveries. Updated weekly, with a 16-year backfile, Today’s Science explains important developments in biology, chemistry, the environment, space, physics, and technology.

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Test Preparation and E-Learning

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LearningExpress Library is a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help students and adult learners succeed on the tests they must pass.

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Access to over 500 online continuing education courses covering a wide range of topics from from hobbies (arts and crafts, dog training, photography) to job skills (writing improvement, medical billing, computer programming) to education and test prepapration (writing for children, general science, Algebra, Homeschooling Strategies) and much more!

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