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Databases

Use these online resources to find articles and other kinds of information on different topics.

Manchester City Library card and PIN number required unless otherwise stated.

Note: Omnigraphics' Health Reference Series Online and Teen Resource Center are no longer available.

Business

  • AtoZdatabases
    The Premier Job Search, Reference, and Mailing List Database. The database includes 2.3 million job listings, 30 million business & executive profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals, and much more. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!
  • Business Source Premier
    The industry's most widely used business research database, Business Source Premier features full text and searchable cited references for top journals covering a variety of business disciplines. Topics include accounting, finance, economics, marketing, management, management information systems and operations management.

Genealogy

  • Ancestry Library Edition
    UPDATE 3/26/20. ProQuest has made Ancestry Library Edition temporarily available to remote users. You don't have to be in the library to use this resource during the COVID-19 pandemic. Search U.S Census information as well as birth, marriage, death, and U.S. Military Records; the U.S. Immigration Collection, the U.K. Census Collection and more.
  • Heritage Quest Genealogy Online
    This genealogy database provides: complete information from the US Federal Census Records from 1790-1940; information from more than 25,000 family and local history books; an index to many local history and genealogy periodicals published since 1800, and selected records from the Revolutionary War Era Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files.

General Research and Discovery

  • Explora (an EBSCO experience)
    Explore arts and literature, biography, business, current events, geography, history, science and mathematics and more. Sources include books, magazine articles, and even video.
  • Explora for Children
    Highlights relevant, reliable, and age-appropriate content that’s easy and fun for young learners to search and explore.
  • Explora for Students
    Features relevant and reliable content and easy-to-use functionality to help high school students successfully complete their research.
  • EBSCO Publishing
    For researchers accustomed to searching EBSCO databases, this tradtional interface is an alternative to the Explora interface offered above. Includes general interest magazine articles, scholarly journal articles, health information, business information, online newspapers, reference texts, magazines for children, the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, and information for educators.

Health

  • Consumer Health Complete
    Consumer Health Complete supports the information needs of patients and fosters an overall understanding of health-related topics. This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine. Topics include aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, nutrition and dietetics.
  • MedLine Plus
    MedlinePlus is an online health information resource for patients and their families and friends. It is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest medical library, and a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
  • MedLine Plus en Español
    MedlinePlus es un servicio informativo de salud para pacientes, familiares y amigos. Es producido por la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina de Estados Unidos (NLM, por sus siglas en inglés), la biblioteca médica más grande del mundo y parte de los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud de EE. UU. (NIH, por sus siglas en inglés).
  • Salud en Español
    Salud en Español provee reportes completos basados en evidencias y fichas de datos relacionados a todos los aspectos de la salud y el bienestar. Reportes específicos por tema que cubren todos los aspectos de la salud, dan información general importante en relación a enfermedades, afecciones y procedimientos de diversos tratamientos.

Language Instruction

  • Transparent Language
    Study one of 100 different languages, including ESL, right on your PC, laptop or mobile device using Transparent Language. Practice all four language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. In addition to online lessons, conversation practice and games you’ll be able to connect with fellow language learners in Transparent Language’s online communities.
    Note: You will need to provide a first name and e-mail address to Transparent Language to begin using this service.

Newspapers & Magazines

  • New Hampshire Newpapers
    NewsBank carries issues of the New Hampshire Union Leader from January 1st, 1989 to today. Paid advertisements (including many obituaries) are not included.

Online Learning

  • Miss Humblebee's Academy is an interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages three to six to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. It's as challenging as it is fun!
  • Kids InfoBits introduces elementary schoolers to database searching with easy-to-use resources featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. 
  • Gale In Context: High School supports student papers, projects, and presentations while empowering the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills with content aligned to national and state curriculum standards. 
  • Gale In Context: College offers interdisciplinary content that reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation.
  • Gale In Context: Canada is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of Canadian topics, peopple, places, and events.

Readers' Advisory, or Help Me Choose My Next Book!

  • NoveList Plus
    NoveList allows fiction and nonfiction readers to use a favorite author, title, topic, or genre (for example mystery, science fiction, or horror) to learn about other books they will enjoy reading.
  • NoveList K-8 Plus
    Novelist K-8 allows children in grades Kindergarten through 8 to identify fiction and nonfiction titles they will enjoy reading. This is a great database for children and parents to use together.

Tumble Books

And there's more! The next four resources from Tumble all use the same username and password.

Skill Building

  • Driving-Tests.org
    Prepare for your driver's license test with one or more practice driving tests, including motorcycle and Commercial Driver's License (CDL) practice tests. Download copies of the State of New Hampshire's Driver's Manual as well. No library card required! Note: Driving-Tests.org is a part of Elegant E-Learning, Inc., and not associated with or endorsed by the NH Department of Motor Vehicles.
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