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All Databases

To log in to any of our databases from home, you will need your library card number (barcode) and your pin (or password).


American AncestorsAmerican Ancestors (In Library Access Only)

American Ancestors (formerly New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) offers secure online databases which contain all of the Society’s New England and New York content, features, articles, and resources, as well as weekly updates and databases in a variety of regional and ethnic specialties, such as sources for mid-Atlantic, Irish, and African American research. Provided by the Wadleigh Memorial Library.


American History Online

500+ years of political, military, social, and cultural history, highlighting the important people and events of the American experience.


America’s Genealogy Bank

Genealogies, obituaries, marriage and birth announcements and more from 1652 to the present. Includes historical newspapers, books and documents, and the Social Security Death Index. Also includes access to full-text issues of the local Farmer’s Cabinet from 1802-1879. 


America’s News Magazines

A collection of magazine article archives from over twenty-five publications, ranging from Time to Sports Illustrated to Popular Science to Entertainment Weekly and many more. Search by magazine, date, author, headline, and subject.

 


Ancestry Library Online (now available for home use!)

Access primary-source document images and a variety of genealogical research features including census records from the U.S. Federal Census between the years 1790 and 1930. In addition, AncestryPlus includes immigration, vital, military, court, church and ethnic records; city directories; genealogical societies; Social Security Death Index; Periodical Source Index; family history library; and much more.

 


American Physical Society (APS) Journals (In Library Access Only)

The American Physical Society (APS) is a non-profit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy, and international activities. The APS allows in-library access to many of its journals.

 


AtoZtheworldAtoZ the World

Country-by-country resource for learning about culture and customs worldwide. AtoZ the World consists of 175 Country Guides of 100+ topics each. 


explora_web_button_200x100Explora for Students (EBSCO)

Find articles, essays, and primary source documents including journals, abstracts, magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, dictionaries, books, biographies, and historical essays.

You can search for articles, videos, photos, images and maps of current events, educational, environmental, social, political and economic issues, health, medical, and scientific discoveries, along with other popular topics. Full-text television and radio news transcripts are also available.


explora_web_button_200x100Explora (EBSCO)

Find articles, essays, and primary source documents including journals, abstracts, magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, dictionaries, books, biographies, and historical essays.

You can search for articles, videos, photos, images and maps of current events, educational, environmental, social, political and economic issues, health, medical, and scientific discoveries, along with other popular topics. Full-text television and radio news transcripts are also available.


Heritage QuestHeritage Quest Online

With over 24,000 books, the complete U.S. Federal Census, the Periodical Source Index (PERSI™), Revolutionary War Pension Records, and other collections, HeritageQuest Online provides access to one of the largest collections of genealogy material in the country. Search using name, location, gender, or race. This collection of research materials helps in tracing family history and studying American culture. 


Issues & ControversiesIssues & Controversies

Explores more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture. 



LISTALibrary, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Indexes more than 600 journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s. Great for the Library and Information professional and student alike. 


Literary Reference CenterLiterary Reference Center

Designed to assist high school and undergraduate English and Humanities students with homework and research assignments of a literary nature. Searches available by author or title. Help with source citation may also be found through this database. 

 


Morningstar Investment Research Center

Comprehensive financial information on stocks, mutual funds, exchange traded funds and financial markets. 

 


NewsBankNewsBank

Search this database containing newspaper articles from 30+ local, regional, and national newspapers. Search by paper, date, author, headline, and subject or just browse the special reports section. Need Help? Find it Here.

 


digitalarchiveslogoNewspapers

Search full text or browse local newspapers.

  • Farmer’s Cabinet (Nov 1802 – June 1900)
  • Milford Enterprise (Dec 1873 – Dec 1886)
  • Milford Daily Pointer (July 1894 – July 1909)
  • Milford Cabinet (July 1900 – Dec 2019)

 


NH Driver’s Test

6 practice permit tests to get you ready for your trip to the DMV, as well all the information you need about getting your driver’s license.

 


novelistplusNoveList Plus

A reader’s advisory service. Full-text reviews, and subject headings to help locate the best in fiction and nonfiction. Search by author, title, series, or plot to find summaries, reviews, recommended reading levels and links to related works.  


NoveList K-8NoveList (K-8) Plus

A reader’s advisory service that specifically targets children and young adults. It contains materials for all K-8 grade levels and includes picture books, children’s “chapter” books and young adult titles. Search by author, title, series, or plot to find summaries, reviews, recommended reading levels and links to related works.


DataAxle Reference SolutionsReference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA)

Provides current directory information on 120 million U.S. residential households and 12 million businesses nationwide. Market research can done by company name, geographical area, SIC code, business size, and yellow page heading. Customized lists of companies can be produced.


Science OnlineScience Online

Extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments. Information is accessible for beginner level through the expert and many experiments provide a recommended school grade range.


Transparent Language OnlineTransparent Language Online

Pronunciation, speech, grammar, writing, and vocabulary building lessons for 80+ languages. Featuring top-of-the-line coursework combined with extensive social media resources, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system available to library patrons.

To use this database, first create a free user account, following the instructions after you click on the “Sign Up Now” button (under the “Log In” button).