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. 

AGI EBook Collection
In Library Only
American Graphics Institute’s digital book collection provides access to books, video tutorials, and lesson files for learning digital design software, office applications, and web coding skills. The collection serves as self-paced training resources and also include training videos created by the authors as well as lesson files. Provided by American Graphics Institute.

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.

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.

AutoMate
From Home or the Library
AutoMate provides accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls. 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. 

Braintree High School Yearbooks
From Home or the Library
Digitized Braintree High School yearbooks from 1935 to 2016.  Browse through any year or download as many as you want to search for friends and relatives!

Britannica Learning Zone
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 Online Public Library Edition
From Home or the Library
Britannica Online Public Library Edition contains comprehensive content for everyone from elementary students to college students, from business professionals to curious seniors. Whether it’s frogs or physics, gardening or geography, Britannica Online Public Library Edition covers it all. Extensive and thorough yet intuitive and fast, this powerful collection delivers trustworthy information. Includes four complete encyclopedias, Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Quotations, a World Atlas, as well as The New York Times, BBC News, and SBS World News headlines from around the world. 

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.

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. 

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.

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. 

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.

Expanded Academic ASAP (1980 – present)
From Home or the Library
Articles from more than 500 scholarly, trade and general interest publications, as well as references for The New York Times.

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.

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 Wellness Resource Center 
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. 

Health Reference Center Academic
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. 

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

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.

InfoTrac Student Edition
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.

InfoTrac Newsstand
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.

JobView
From Home or the Library
Jobview is an online job hunting resource from  that allows you to easily browse and apply for jobs locally, regionally and nationally.  Funded by Thayer Public Libraryy.

Kids InfoBits
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. 

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.

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.

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.

Opposing Viewpoints 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.

PowerSearch
From Home or the Library
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!

RBdigital Magazines
From Home or the Library
Choose from over 140 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.

Research 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.

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 Thayer Public Library.


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 Thayer Public Library.

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.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center 
From Home or the Library
Find detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. This database offers assistance in providing routine maintenance (tune-ups, brake service, etc.) as well as extensive repairs (engine and transmission disassembly). Find user-friendly repair guides for small engines including ATVs, chain saws, generators, motorcycles, boats, walk-behind mowers, riding mowers, jet skis, snowmobiles, snow throwers and more.  Provided by Thayer Public Library.

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.

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.

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.