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A descriptive list of all online database subscriptions available to Ridgefield Library cardholders. All are brought to you by the Ridgefield Library unless otherwise noted. Databases with the iCONN logo are brought to you by the Connecticut State Library and are available to all CT library cardholders. Have your library card handy for log-in.
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A to Z the USA - Information on each state.
Academic OneFile Articles from leading journals & reference sources covering all disciplines. Includes nearly 13,000 journals.
Ancestry Library - Available only from computers in the Library.
Ancient & Medieval History Online
Biography & Genealogy Master Index Biographical entries contained in 1,000+ volumes & editions of current & retrospective biographical reference sources. Contains citations for over 15 million biographies on nearly 5 million people, living and deceased.
Biography In Context Contains biographies from reliable reference sources with related full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals, as well as tens of thousands of images and links to hand-picked web sites. Click here for an online tutorial.
BookLetters Reading lists and more.
Business Insights: Essentials Includes company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. The Newsletters ASAP database is available through this database. Presents detailed company and industry news and information. Click here for tips on using this database.
Citation Resources from for APA, MLA, and other styles
Connecticut Grantmakers - Available only from computers in the Library.
Discovering Collection Content based on national curriculum standards in history, literature, science, social studies, and more. Selection of reference, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including video and audio clips. Click here for an online tutorial.
EBSCOhost Web - Search EBSCO databases.
Educator's Reference Complete - Articles in the education field for teachers and parents.
Expanded Academic ASAP Full-text articles in social sciences, humanities, education, science & technology journals.
Foundation Directory Online - Available only from computers in the Library.
Foundation Grants to Individuals Online - Available only from computers in the Library.
Gale Virtual Reference Library -
Search contents of more than 60 online reference books in arts, biography, health, history, law, literature, multicultural studies, nation and world, religion, science and social science.
GreenFILECovers environmental science topics such as global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Hartford Courant - Classifieds Find jobs in/around Hartford.
Hartford Courant 1992 to present
Hartford Courant Historical 1764-1985
Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO) - Provides access to numerous full-text consumer health magazines, health-related pamphlets and health reference books.
Heritage Quest Online - Research family histories using U.S. federal census records and other genealogy collections.
iCONN Newpapers - Over 1,400 local, regional, national, and global news sources.
iCONN Newsstand - All iCONN newspapers together including The New York Times Book Review and Magazine.
Informe!Infotrac database of articles from Spanish and bilingual magazines and newspapers
InfoTrac Junior Edition - Articles and curriculum-related materials selected for grades 6-8.
InfoTrac Student Edition - Articles and curriculum-related materials selected for grades 9-12.
JobNow - Live job coaching and resume assistance combined with online resources to help you in your job search.
Kids InfoBits - Articles, maps, almanacs and more for students in grades 3-5.
Learning Express - Improve your resume and interviewing skills and use the practice tests for the GRE, nursing, real estate and other occupational exams. Take Microsoft Office software courses, prep for SAT and AP exams and much more. For elementary school ages through adults. Sign up using your library barcode and then log in as a returning user the next time.
LegalTrac - Indexes bar association journals, law reviews, legal newspapers, etc.
Literary Reference Center Plus (EBSCO) - Literary criticism, author biographies, book reviews, study guides, plot summaries and work overviews. Includes poems, short stories, drama, full text literary reference books, author interviews
London Times 1985 to present
Los Angeles Times 1985 to present
Mango - Interactive language learning program.
MasterFILE Elite (EBSCO) Full-text coverage for more than 1,000 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues, pop culture, sports and more, as well as more than 50 reference books and over 502,000 photos, maps and flags. Click here for an online tutorial on performing a basic search.
New York Times 1980 to present
NoveList K-8 Plus - Guide to both children's fiction and nonfiction.
Philanthropy In/Sight - Available only from computers in the Library.
Prices 4 Antiques (P4A) Put a dollar value on your antiques.
Primary Search - Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).
ProQuest Databases-Hartford and New York newspaper articles including obituaries.
Reference USA -Information on 14 million U.S. businesses and U.S. Standard White Pages Directory for residential lookups.
Science In Context-
Provides articles from scientific reference books, magazines, journals, biographies and images. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, physics, technology, and wildlife.
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Value Line Investment Survey - Investment research information. Check the status of stocks, mutal funds and more
Wall Street Journal 1984 to present
Washington Post 1988 to present
World History In Context - Provides articles on topics in World history from reference, periodical, primary sources, news and multimedia content. Click here for an online tutorial.
WorldCat - Search for your book title almost anywhere.
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