Research Resources

ABI/INFORM

Access thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, exclusive access to key business and economics periodicals, country- and industry-focused reports, and major news sources like the Wall Street Journal. International coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.

ACADEMIC SEARCH PREMIER

Articles from leading journals and reference sources covering many subject areas

AMERICAN ANCESTORS

Genealogical data from the New England Historical and Genealogical Society. Access is permitted from Noah Webster Library only. This resource was formerly called New England Ancestors.

ANCESTRY

Provides access to nearly 4,000 databases including census, military, birth and death records, published genealogies, and immigration records

BIOGRAPHY REFERENCE BANK

Access to articles from Current Biography, World Authors and other resources

BIOGRAPHY REFERENCE CENTER

More than 461,000 full-text biographies

BLACK FREEDOM STRUGGLE

Primary source documents from time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom

CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Full-text articles from 1985-present

CONNECTICUT DIGITAL COLLECTIONS

Photos, maps, archives from CT libraries and museums

CONNECTICUT STATE LIBRARY COLLECTIONS VIA ANCESTRY

Selected vital records from the State Library

CONSUMER REPORTS

Provides unbiased ratings and reviews of consumer products and services.

ERIC: EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES INFORMATION CENTER

Full-text periodicals for teachers and school administrators

EXPLORA

Magazine and journal searching especially for students, teachers and librarians

GALE DIRECTORY

Provides information on firms and individuals from the U.S. and Canada in the consulting services industry, a comprehensive source of detailed information concerning nonprofit American membership organizations of national scope, and listings for radio and television stations, print media, and cable companies.

GREENFILE

Nearly 300,000 articles on human impacts to the environment. Topics covered include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and recycling.

THE HARTFORD COURANT

Full-text articles from 1992-present

THE HARTFORD COURANT (HISTORIC)

Full-page coverage from  1764-1998

HISTORY REFERENCE CENTER

Full-text articles from a variety of sources, across all historical periods and locations.

JSTOR

Full-text access to more than 500 scholarly journals focusing on arts & humanities.

LEGAL INFORMATION RESOURCE CENTER

Law-related articles and indexing for law reviews, legal newspapers and journals

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office.

LITERATURE CRITICISM ONLINE

Digital archive of multi-volume reference sets, Nineteenth Century Literary CriticismTwentieth Century Literary Criticism and Contemporary Literary Criticism which provide substantial excerpts from critical works on major literary and nonfiction writers

LOS ANGELES TIMES

Full-text articles from 1985-present

MAINFILE

Over 6,000 magazines, newspapers and reference books for general interest and academic study

MASTERFILE PREMIER

Designed for public libraries, this provides magazines, reference books, images, and primary source documents across many subjects

MORNINGSTAR INVESTMENT RESEARCH (ACCESS FROM HOME)

Online access to many popular Premium features of Morningstar.com®, including research and independent opinions on thousands of mutual funds, stocks, and exchange-traded funds.

MORNINGSTAR INVESTMENT RESEARCH (IN-LIBRARY ACCESS)

Online access to many popular Premium features of Morningstar.com®, including research and independent opinions on thousands of mutual funds, stocks, and exchange-traded funds.

THE NEW YORK TIMES DIGITAL ACCESS

Access to The New York Times News, Games, Cooking, Wirecutter, and The Athletic

THE NEW YORK TIMES

Full-text articles from 1980-present

THE NEW YORK TIMES (HISTORIC)

Full-text and full-image (PDF) articles from 1851-2020

NEWSPAPERS SOURCE PLUS

Over 40 US and international newspapers

REFERENCE SOLUTIONS

U.S Residential & Business Directories. Formerly called Reference USA.

REFERENCIA LATINA

Full-text Spanish-language resources

RESEARCHIT CT

ResearchIT CT is the Connecticut State Library’s FREE research engine for use by libraries, schools, faculty, students, and residents throughout the state

RESEARCHIT CT ONE SEARCH

Advanced searching of all articles and ebooks in ResearchIT CT (EBSCO databases)

SCIENCE REFERENCE CENTER

Articles from scientific reference books, magazines, journals; biographies and images

THOMASNET

ThomasNet provides information on suppliers of industrial products and services.

U.S. MAJOR DAILIES

U.S. Major Dailies provides access to the five most respected U.S. national and regional newspapers, including The New York Times and Washington Post, co-exclusive access to The Wall Street Journal, and exclusive access to Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune.

VALUE LINE RESEARCH CENTER (ACCESS FROM HOME)

Online access to Value Line’s leading publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as special situation stocks. Look under the “quick index” to get started.

VALUE LINE RESEARCH CENTER (IN-LIBRARY ACCESS)

Online access to Value Line’s leading publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as special situation stocks. Look under the “quick index” to get started.

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL DIGITAL ACCESS

Access to The Wall Street Journal online

WASHINGTON POST

Full-text articles from 1987-present

GALE DIRECTORY

Provides information on firms and individuals from the U.S. and Canada in the consulting services industry, a comprehensive source of detailed information concerning nonprofit American membership organizations of national scope, and listings for radio and television stations, print media, and cable companies.

MORNINGSTAR INVESTMENT RESEARCH (ACCESS FROM HOME)

Online access to many popular Premium features of Morningstar.com®, including research and independent opinions on thousands of mutual funds, stocks, and exchange-traded funds.

MORNINGSTAR INVESTMENT RESEARCH (IN-LIBRARY ACCESS)

Online access to many popular Premium features of Morningstar.com®, including research and independent opinions on thousands of mutual funds, stocks, and exchange-traded funds.

REFERENCE SOLUTIONS

U.S Residential & Business Directories. Formerly called Reference USA.

THOMASNET

ThomasNet provides information on suppliers of industrial products and services.

VALUE LINE RESEARCH CENTER (ACCESS FROM HOME)

Online access to Value Line’s leading publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as special situation stocks. Look under the “quick index” to get started.

VALUE LINE RESEARCH CENTER (IN-LIBRARY ACCESS)

Online access to Value Line’s leading publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as special situation stocks. Look under the “quick index” to get started.

CONSUMER REPORTS

Provides unbiased ratings and reviews of consumer products and services.

AMERICAN ANCESTORS

Genealogical data from the New England Historical and Genealogical Society. Access is permitted from Noah Webster Library only. This resource was formerly called New England Ancestors.

ANCESTRY

Provides access to nearly 4,000 databases including census, military, birth and death records, published genealogies, and immigration records

CONNECTICUT STATE LIBRARY COLLECTIONS VIA ANCESTRY

Selected vital records from the State Library

ABI/INFORM

Access thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, exclusive access to key business and economics periodicals, country- and industry-focused reports, and major news sources like the Wall Street Journal. International coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.

ACADEMIC SEARCH PREMIER

Articles from leading journals and reference sources covering many subject areas

BIOGRAPHY REFERENCE BANK

Access to articles from Current Biography, World Authors and other resources

BIOGRAPHY REFERENCE CENTER

More than 461,000 full-text biographies

EXPLORA

Magazine and journal searching especially for students, teachers and librarians

HISTORY REFERENCE CENTER

Full-text articles from a variety of sources, across all historical periods and locations.

JSTOR

Full-text access to more than 500 scholarly journals focusing on arts & humanities.

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office.

MAINFILE

Over 6,000 magazines, newspapers and reference books for general interest and academic study

MASTERFILE PREMIER

Designed for public libraries, this provides magazines, reference books, images, and primary source documents across many subjects

REFERENCIA LATINA

Full-text Spanish-language resources

RESEARCHIT CT

ResearchIT CT is the Connecticut State Library’s FREE research engine for use by libraries, schools, faculty, students, and residents throughout the state

RESEARCHIT CT ONE SEARCH

Advanced searching of all articles and ebooks in ResearchIT CT (EBSCO databases)

CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Full-text articles from 1985-present

THE HARTFORD COURANT

Full-text articles from 1992-present

THE HARTFORD COURANT (HISTORIC)

Full-page coverage from  1764-1998

LOS ANGELES TIMES

Full-text articles from 1985-present

THE NEW YORK TIMES

Full-text articles from 1980-present

THE NEW YORK TIMES (HISTORIC)

Full-text and full-image (PDF) articles from 1851-2020

THE NEW YORK TIMES DIGITAL ACCESS

Access to The New York Times News, Games, Cooking, Wirecutter, and The Athletic

NEWSPAPERS SOURCE PLUS

Over 40 US and international newspapers

U.S. MAJOR DAILIES

U.S. Major Dailies provides access to the five most respected U.S. national and regional newspapers, including The New York Times and Washington Post, co-exclusive access to The Wall Street Journal, and exclusive access to Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune.

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL DIGITAL ACCESS

Access to The Wall Street Journal online

WASHINGTON POST

Full-text articles from 1987-present

BLACK FREEDOM STRUGGLE

Primary source documents from time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom

CONNECTICUT DIGITAL COLLECTIONS

Photos, maps, archives from CT libraries and museums

ERIC: EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES INFORMATION CENTER

Full-text periodicals for teachers and school administrators

GREENFILE

Nearly 300,000 articles on human impacts to the environment. Topics covered include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and recycling.

LEGAL INFORMATION RESOURCE CENTER

Law-related articles and indexing for law reviews, legal newspapers and journals

LITERATURE CRITICISM ONLINE

Digital archive of multi-volume reference sets, Nineteenth Century Literary CriticismTwentieth Century Literary Criticism and Contemporary Literary Criticism which provide substantial excerpts from critical works on major literary and nonfiction writers

SCIENCE REFERENCE CENTER

Articles from scientific reference books, magazines, journals; biographies and images