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Articles and curriculum-related materials selected especially for young researchers in grades K–5. Titles include Boy’s Life, Ranger Rick, Faces, and Jack & Jill.
\InfoTrac Junior Edition
Articles and curriculum-related materials selected especially for grades 6–8. Titles include American History, National Geographic Kids, and Science News.
InfoTrac Student Edition
Articles, historical images, maps and more selected for grades 9–12. Titles include American Heritage, Technology Review, World Affairs and Popular Mechanics.
iCONN's largest collection of articles geared specifically for academic libraries. Covers the arts and sciences, theology, literature, and other academic subjects. Has some journals and publications not found in iCONN's other resources including many non-English publications.
iCONN’s largest collection of articles from magazines, newspapers, academic journals and trade publications.
General Reference Center Gold
Articles from magazines, journals and reference books such as Masterpieces of World Literature and Asimov’s Chronology of Science & Discovery.
Select an individual newspaper from the list:
¡Informe! (Revistas en Español)
Articles from Spanish/bilingual magazines and newspapers including Siempre, Semana and La Opinion. Search in English or Spanish.
E-BOOKS, CATALOGS and READING
Search the contents of more than 60 online reference books in arts, biography, health, history, law, literature, religion, science, health, history and social science.
reQuest Statewide Library Catalog
Main Catalog: Search 400+ Connecticut library catalogs; place interlibrary loan requests for materials owned by other libraries and track their status.
Magazine Catalog: Search for publications and find libraries that subscribe to them.
What Do I Read Next?
An easy-to-use one-stop source for expert recommendations on classic, mainstream or genre fiction and nonfiction titles covering a wide range of subjects for all age levels. Search by title, author, subject, keyword, time period, geographic location, character and reading level.
Downloadable Audio Books
Over 1400 nonfiction and fiction audio books that you can download to your computer and transfer for limited times to your iPod or MP3 player. Holds and checkout require a valid CT public library card number.
HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY
Biography & Genealogy Master Index
Covers nearly 5 million people and points to books and other publications that contain their biographies.
Biography Resource Center
Biographies and images of newsmakers and figures of prominence from ancient through contemporary times.
Information about People, Places and Events for middle school and up. Covers history, literature, biography, science and social studies.
Hartford Courant – Historical (1764-1922)
Search the earliest years of the Courant for articles and images that relate Connecticut and national history.
Search U.S. federal censuses, family and local histories, and primary-source documents such as tax lists, city directories, and probate records. Materials date back to the 1700s.
History Resource Center: U.S.
Covering U.S. history from colonial times to the present, this is an integrated collection of articles from journals, magazines and newspapers; reference works; primary source documents; timelines; historical maps and atlases, and audio and video clips of historic speeches and events.
History Resource Center: World
Moves chronologically from antiquity to the present and geographically around the globe, the events that define, inform and shape world history are covered with a sense of balance. Includes articles from journals, magazines and newspapers; reference works; primary sources; a graphical timeline, research guide, historical maps and images.
Educator’s Reference Complete
Focuses on the field of education – articles about school law, child and adolescent psychology, human development, learning disabilities, etc.
BUSINESS and LAW
Business & Company Resource Center
Find company and industry information and analysis company profiles & performance
Law and law-related articles from legal journals, business and general-interest publications.
HEALTH and SCIENCE
Health & Wellness Resource Center
Consumer and alternative health information. Includes videos, a medical dictionary and reference titles including:
Medical and Health Information Directory
PDR Family Guide to Health & Nutrition
PDR Family Guide to Prescription Drugs
Statistical Record of Health & Medicine
Science Resource Center
Focuses on key concepts taught in school classrooms including biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, math, environmental science, life science, medicine, space science, computer science, technology, history of science, science and society, science as inquiry, science-related biographies and more.
Developed by the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health for consumers needing health information. Includes clinical trials, drug information and Spanish-language materials.
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