Alphabetical list of Databases

Academic OneFile
From Home or the Library

This comprehensive periodical resource contains full-text peer-reviewed content for over 10,000 manually indexed journals and reference works covering all subjects, including the full-text of The New York Times back to 1995 and NPR, CNN & CBC transcripts and podcasts. 

Academic OneFile Select
From Home or the Library

This resource for academic research covers everything from art and literature to economics and the sciences, and integrates the full text of publications from across the disciplines. It now also includes vocational/technical titles.

Agriculture: Gale OneFile
From Home or the Library

Broad coverage of agriculture and its related fields from practical aspects of farming to cutting-edge scientific research in horticulture.

America’s News
From Home or the Library

Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections.   Funded by The Old Colony Library Network.

Ancestry Library Edition
In Library Only 
Online genealogical resource that offers a wealth of information in an easy-to-use format, including records of more than and 4 billion names in over 4,000 databases.  It includes census data, maps, military, immigration, DAR records, slave stories, and more.  Funded by Thayer Public Library.

Access to this resource has been temporarily expanded to library cardholders working remotely, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry.  Sign in here with your Thayer Public Library card.

AtoZdatabases
From Home or the Library
Premier reference and marketing database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more.  Funded by Thayer Public Library.

Biography In Context
From Home or the Library
Combines biographies from reference books with full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals. 

Books in Print
From Home   From the Library
Find books, movies, and audiobooks in this user-friendly database of over 5 million titles.  Funded by Thayer Public Library.

Boston Globe
From Home or the Library
Complete full-text content from 1980-present. Coverage of community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, people in the community, and much more. Paid advertisements and syndicated columns are not included. 

Boston Metro Collection
From Home or the Library
Provides access to an extensive full-text collection of news published in and around Boston. Updated daily, this one-stop resource includes fully searchable archives of nearly 200 daily and weekly news sources, including The Braintree Forum.

Braintree High School Yearbooks and Town Reports
From Home or the Library
Braintree High School yearbooks from 1935 to 2016 are now digitized and available to browse online. Browse through any year or download as many as you like to search for friends and relatives! Braintree Town Reports from 1640 to 2006 are also digitized and available online.  The Town Reports include births, deaths, and marriages from 1640 to 1946.

Britannica Fundamentals
From Home or the Library
An interactive learning environment for ages 4 to 7 that gives early learners enjoyable, engaging, and developmentally appropriate activities. Includes atlas, art activities, games and learning materials, audio and video, vocabulary builders, and more.

Britannica Library
From Home or the Library
Britannica Library contains comprehensive content for everyone from elementary students to college students, from business professionals to curious seniors. Extensive and thorough yet intuitive and fast, this powerful collection delivers trustworthy information. Access thousands of curated articles and magazines, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended websites, along with a pop-up Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary and Thesaurus. Content is updated daily with at least 1,200 new and revised articles and media per month. 

Britannica Library: Children
From Home or the Library
Choose from a variety of content types, including articles, images, videos, dictionary, magazines, the web’s best sites, primary sources,  Ebooks, and more. Geared for elementary school age children.

Britannica Library: Reference Center
From Home or the Library
Choose from a variety of content types, including articles, images, videos, dictionary, magazines, Web’s Best Sites, Primary Sources & Ebooks, and Year in Review.  Geared for high school age and up.

Britannica Library: Young Adults
From Home or the Library
Choose from a variety of content types, including articles, images, videos, dictionary, magazines, the web’s best sites, primary sources,  Ebooks, and more. Geared for middle school students and younger teens.

Business Collection
From Home or the Library
Use this database to search nearly 4,000 leading business & trade publications including content from Predicasts Overview of Markets & Technology (PROMT), as well as international company profiles and all business and management topics.

Career Transitions
From Home or the Library
Career Transitions provides guidance and essential activities for job seekers and those investigating new careers options. Easy navigation allows you to search all job types, including internships, apprenticeships, and entry-level and temporary listings.

Central Register
From Home or the Library
The Central Register is the weekly source for information about state, county and municipal contracts being put out to bid for the design, construction and reconstruction of public facilities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Invitations to bid, lists of contractors picking up specifications on a weekly basis, and final awards of contracts are all published. Proposals and advertisements for the lease, sale or transfer of real property are published; as are lists of certified minority and women contractors and contractors who have been debarred from state work.

Communications and Mass Media: Gale OneFile
From Home or the Library
Gale OneFile: Communications and Mass Media brings together information found in more than 400 journals. Nearly 3 million articles on all aspects of the communications field, including advertising, public relations, linguistics, and literature, meet the needs of researchers.

Consumer Reports
From Home  From the Library
Find product ratings and reviews and  in-depth advice, tips and trends. Frequently updated articles, blogs and video content allow you to peruse the latest consumer news — whether you’re looking to learn more about budget-friendly home improvement plans, understanding the benefits and risks of retirement options, or searching for the latest recalls of baby products. Provided by Thayer Public Library.

Criminal Justice: Gale OneFile
From Home or the Library
Gale OneFile: Criminal Justice informs the research process for researchers who are studying law, law enforcement, or terrorism, training for paralegal service, preparing for a career in homeland security, delving into forensic science, investigating crime scenes, developing policy, going to court, writing sociological reports, and much more.

Culinary Arts: Gale OneFile
From Home or the Library
Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts offers a smorgasbord of information—more than five million articles from more than 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as book reference content from Delmar such as About Wine, Introduction to Catering, Advanced Bread and Pastry, and Eat Fit Be Fit.

Diversity Studies: Gale OneFile
From Home or the Library
A must-have for social science, history and liberal arts coursework, the Gale OneFile: Diversity Studies explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community. This collection includes more than 2.7 million articles from 150 journals, updated daily.

eBook Collection from EBSCOhost
From Home or the Library
Choose from a wide range of eBooks covering a wide range of topics from the arts to the social sciences — and everything in between. Access the full text of eBooks from your computer, or borrow titles for download  to most popular portable devices. 

Economics and Theory: Gale OneFile
From Home or the Library
A mainly full-text collection of over 1100 periodicals and 200 reports for educational research from preschool to college.  Find educational specialties here including technology, health and bilingual education, testing, and issues in administration, funding and policy.

Educator’s Reference Complete
From Home or the Library
A mainly full-text collection of over 1100 periodicals and 200 reports for educational research from preschool to college.  Find educational specialties here including technology, health and bilingual education, testing, and issues in administration, funding and policy.

Elementary: Gale in Context
From Home or the Library 
Search magazines & reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more. This database is designed for students in kindergarten through grade five.

Enterprise Collection
From Home or the Library
Search news from Brockton and vicinity from the year 2000 to today with The Enterprise Collection. Explore current and archived issues of The Enterprise with full-color newspaper pages and individual articles, as well as content only published online.  Funded by The Old Colony Library Network.

Entrepreneurship: Gale Business
From Home or the Library
This comprehensive database covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more. It combines authoritative periodical and reference content to support prospective and current entrepreneurs as well as business students.

Environmental Studies and Policy: Gale OneFile
From Home or the Library
This digital resource answers inquiries about environmental concerns with coverage of more than 5.4 million articles from more than 300 journals and book reference content.

Fine Arts: Gale OneFile 
From Home or the Library
The Fine Arts & Music Collection places 10.4 million articles at the fingertips of serious students of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. More than 250 journals covered in databases such as the Wilson Art Index and the Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) index are available in full text.

Gale Courses
From Home or the Library
Discover hundreds of engaging, instructor-led online courses to help with your professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment. Course offerings include business, computer, health and wellness, parenting, the arts and more. Six-week courses are taught by college instructors and experts in the field. Funded by Thayer Public Library.

Gale LegalForms
From Home or the Library
Gale LegalForms provides a comprehensive look at various types of legal documents. Take the law into your own hands and create accurate, reliable legal documents with no hassle or stress. Thousands of legal forms are available with more forms being added daily. Includes Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues. Public users should consult an attorney in their state for serious legal matters. Funded by Thayer Public Library.

Gardening and Horticulture: Gale OneFile 
From Home or the Library
For green thumbs of all levels, Gale OneFile: Gardening and Horticulture serves horticultural enthusiasts of all levels with more than 3.6 million articles from more than 100 journals, as well as more than 20 reference titles.

Gender Studies: Gale OneFile 
From Home or the Library
This database provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society.  It offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

General OneFile
From Home or the Library
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. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

Global Issues In Context
From Home or the Library

Research international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Includes articles written by local experts, reference, periodical, primary source and statistical information. Also features multimedia results such as podcasts, video, and interactive graphs.  

Goods and Services Bulletin
From home or the library
Weekly publication contains solicitations for the procurement of commodities and services (which, generally, are unrelated to construction of public facilities). State purchases of goods and procurements of certain services or consultants are published.  Notices advertising sole source procurements and the availability of surplus property are also published in the Bulletin.

GreenFILE
From Home or the Library

Covers all aspects of human impact to the environment. Scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Provided by EBSCO Publishing.

Health and Medicine 
From Home or the Library
Full-text database that provides current and reliable personal health information as well as full-text nursing and allied health journals.

Health and Wellness 
From Home or the Library
Access a collection of  medical reference materials including nearly 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos and articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles. Material contained in the Health and Wellness Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only. 

Heritage Quest
From Home or  the Library
Research your family tree with over 25,000 books, the entire U.S. Federal Census, and other expanding collections.

High School Edition: Gale OneFile
From Home or the Library
Designed for students, this database provides access to magazines, newspapers, books, and other reference content. Find audience-appropriate information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

Home Improvement: Gale OneFile
From Home or the Library
Research tool for hobbyists and professionals alike with more than 4.5 million articles from more than 200 home improvement-focused titles, covering topics such as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and much more.

Hoopla
From Home or the Library
Borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. There are hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. Funded by Thayer Public Library.

Hospitality and Tourism: Gale OneFile
From Home or the Library
This database offers current and relevant content that provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism industries. The curious traveler will also find a wealth of information, from contents on state parks and information on planning a vacation to full-text travel guides from Fodor’s.

Information Science: Gale OneFile
From Home or the Library
This database for library science students, information science and technology professionals, and others is updated daily with articles covering all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology, including usability, cataloging, circulation, business information, and more.

Insurance and Liability: Gale OneFile
From Home or the Library
Protection of assets—physical or intellectual—is a concern for those ranging from the individual property owner to multinational corporations. The Gale OneFile: Insurance and Liability connects researchers to hundreds of thousands of updated articles from leading journals.

Literature Resource Center
From Home or the Library
This current, comprehensive, and reliable online literature resource includes critical, biographical and contextual materials on authors and their works in all genres and disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.  Includes biographical entries on more than 135,000 authors, more than 850,000 full-text articles, critical essays and reviews from over 390 scholarly journals and literary magazines, and more than 75,000 selected full-text critical essays and reviews.

Magill’s Medical Guide, 8th Edition
FROM HOME  FROM THE LIBRARY
Covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, biology, and issues in an easy-to-use A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information boxes for all diseases and disorders. Funded by Thayer Public Library.

Massachusetts Digital Collections
From Home or the Library
Links to digital special collections from Massachusetts libraries that include local history monographs and pamphlets, a significant portion is manuscript material (personal and organizational papers), photographs, posters, ticket stubs, broadsides, etc. 

Massachusetts Special Collections Directory
From Home or the Library
A database of over 600 archive and manuscript collections in Massachusetts.

Middle School: Gale in Context
From Home or the Library
Research In Context is a cross-disciplinary search  designed for students in grades 6 to 8.  It spans literature, science, social studies, and U.S. and world history to support middle school assignments and coursework.

Military and Intelligence: Gale in Context
From Home or the Library
This government and military affairs resource provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and present military affairs. Updated annually, this resource contains hand-selected content supporting key subject areas such as, governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, the structure of the armed forces, and more.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
From Home  From the Library
Find investment research, including stock and fund analysis, reports, and tools, as well as company, investing, and financial news. Funded by Thayer Public Library.

New York Times
From Home or the Library
Full-text of The New York Times from 1985- present.  

New York Times Digital Edition
From Home  From the Library
Full access the New York Times Digital Edition. Available in English, Spanish and Chinese.

A New York Times online account, which requires only an email address and a password, is needed to access the newspaper. Access from home is in 72 hour allotments; you may obtain a new access code every 72 hours for uninterrupted access. Please see the instructions for setting up an account and obtaining an access code to get started.  Provided by the Old Colony Library Network.

News: Gale OneFile
From Home or the Library
An innovative full-text newspaper resource that allows you to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields. It includes access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts.

Novelist K-8 Plus
From Home or the Library

NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Funded by The Old Colony Library Network.

Novelist Plus
From Home or the Library

NoveList Plus is a trusted source of expert read-alike recommendations that is the secret to finding your next great read. Funded by The Old Colony Library Network.

Nursing and Allied Health: Gale OneFile
From Home or the Library
This essential and versatile resource provides access to authoritative content including full-text titles cited in CINAHL supporting specialized care, treatment, and patient management. This essential resource is versatile and features highlighting and note-taking tools as well as an intuitive interface, providing multiple pathways to key information. Updated daily, this resource will help nursing professionals already working in the field, as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.

OverDrive
From Home or the Library

OverDrive provides access to popular and bestselling eBooks and eAudiobooks. The collection includes Kindle Books and thousands of titles for adults, teens, and children. Titles are automatically returned at the end of the loan period, and there are no late fees.

Opposing Viewpoints: Gale in Context
From Home or the Library

A one-stop source for information on today’s hottest social issues. The Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, as well as links to websites.

OverDrive
From Home or the Library

OverDrive provides access to popular and bestselling eBooks and eAudiobooks. The collection includes Kindle Books and thousands of titles for adults, teens, and children. Titles are automatically returned at the end of the loan period, and there are no late fees.

Patriot Ledger Collection
From Home or the Library

Search news from Quincy and vicinity from the year 2000 to today with The Patriot Ledger Collection. Explore current and archived issues of The Patriot Ledger with full-color newspaper pages and individual articles, as well as content only published online. Funded by The Old Colony Library Network.

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine: Gale in Context
From Home or the Library

Provides content supporting the fields of fitness and sports in academic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine. The database offers a wide spectrum of information, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research, and more.

Pop Culture Studies: Gale in Context
From Home or the Library

Gale OneFile: Popular Culture Studies provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.

Popular Magazines: Gale in Context
From Home or the Library
From Home or the LibraryGale OneFile: Popular Magazines provides access to the most searched magazines across the OneFile products. All of the titles are selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons and the database includes many titles recommended by Bowker’s “Magazines for Libraries.”

Power Search
From Home or the Library
Search across multiple databases. Select multiple databases from a  list and then search across all of the databases you have chosen.

Pronunciator
From Home or the Library
Learn a foreign language the fun, easy way! Choose from sixty languages. Each language includes quick start lessons for travelers so you can learn essential words and phrases for your next trip. Continue your lessons when you’re on the go with downloadable MP3s and an app for your iPod, iPhone or iPad. You’ll be speaking another language in no time!

Psychology: Gale in Context
From Home or the Library
Provides access to authoritative periodical content supporting research in all fields of psychology— abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative, social and all areas of applied psychology. Researchers, psychologists, counselors, and behavioral scientists will discover relevant information from the thoughts, views, discoveries, and reports found in this comprehensive collection.

RBdigital Magazines
From Home or the Library
Choose from over 3,000 free downloadable magazines. Get digital access to popular magazines with your OCLN Library Card and enjoy unlimited access to magazines with unrestricted viewing 24/7. View them on your computer, tablet, smartphone or eReader.  Funded by the Old Colony Library Network.

Religion and Philosophy: Gale in Context
From Home or the Library
Provides access to authoritative periodical content supporting research in all fields of psychology— abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative, social and all areas of applied psychology. Researchers, psychologists, counselors, and behavioral scientists will discover relevant information from the thoughts, views, discoveries, and reports found in this comprehensive collection.

Research Companion
From Home or the Library
ProQuest Research Companion is a new, intuitive, self-guided tool written by writing instructors and librarians, designed to enhance information literacy, writing, and research skills in libraries and online learning environments.

Salem History
From Home  From the Library
Includes full text of the following reference books:
The 1990s in America 

Great Events from History: Modern Scandals 
Provided by Salem Press.


Salem Science
From Home  From the Library
Earth Science  This eight-volume set is comprised of four parts: Earth Materials and Resources; Earth’s Weather, Water, and Atmosphere; Earth’s Surface and History; and Physics and Chemistry of the Earth.  Together they provide an introduction to our latest understanding of the Earth’s physical features and dynamic processes , as well as those of the solar system in which it resides.
Provided by Salem Press.

Science Database
From Home or the Library
Whether you’re researching the effects of global warming or interested in the latest scandal surrounding genetically modified food, ProQuest Science Journals will guide you directly to the information you need. You’ll find unmatched research support for both the applied and general sciences. Features over 1,145 titles—with more than 965 available in full text with access to all the charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements so vital to scientific and technical literature.

Science In Context
From Home or the Library
Find information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics from full-text magazines and academic journals.  Also includes , news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.

Small Business Resource Center
From Home or the Library
Small Business Resource Center covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including finance, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, and taxes. It includes the Business Plans Handbook series (containing hundreds of sample business plans created by real-life entrepreneurs), the Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies, Encyclopedia of Management, and Encyclopedia of Small Business, and other award-winning reference titles, as well as 300 business journals and magazines.

Teacher Reference Center
From Home or the Library
Index includes over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books that provide coverage on key education topics. Provided by EBSCO Publishing.

U.S. History In Context
From Home or the Library
Easily find information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History from full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites. 

Value Line
From Home or the Library
Value Line, an authority in reliable, unbiased information, can position you for financial success quickly and easily. Value Line provides accurate and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies. From the latest data, sophisticated tools and proven ranks to expert analysis and guidance, Value Line gives you the power to evaluate investments with confidence. Funded by Thayer Public Library.

Vocation and Career Center
From Home or the Library
Find content from nearly 400 journals that can help with job searching and maintaining a career. It includes information ranging from general career guides to industry-specific journals.

War and Terrorism: Gale in Context
From Home or the Library
Gain valuable insight into conflicts and their causes, impact, and perception on a global scale. This definitive collection for analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science is comprised of more than 200 subject-appropriate, full-text periodicals that are updated daily.

World History in Context
From Home or the Library

Easily find information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History from full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.