Massachusetts Statewide Databases
Brought to you by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and Massachusetts Library System with state funds and federal Institute of Museum and Library Services funds.
The statewide databases provide all who live, work and learn in Massachusetts with access to a wide array of resources at an incredible savings. Currently, the program includes magazines, newspapers, scholarly journals and books from providers Gale, ProQuest and Britannica. Click here for access to statewide databases.
Norwell Public Library Collection - Online Research Tools
Boston Consumer's Checkbook: A nonprofit website dedicated to helping Boston area consumers find high-quality, reasonably priced services.
Consumer Reports: Expert reviews and ratings of consumer products, plus buying advice and comparisons.
EBSCO eBooks: Online reference source covering a wide range of topics.
ReferenceUSA: The #1 source of information on businesses & people for researchers, students, job seekers & government agencies. Includes the U.S. Business Database with over 24 million businesses, the U.S. Standard White Pages with or over 89 million residents, and the U.S. Jobs and Internships Database with over 2.5 million job listings.
Ancestry Library: One of the most important genealogical collections available today. It has unparalleled coverage of the US & the UK, including census, vital, church, court & immigration records, as well as record collections from other areas. This database is only accessible on the library computers via desktop icon.
The Decades in America: Important events, movements, people, & trends in popular culture, literature, art, sports, science, technology, economics & politics in both the US & Canada throughout the 50s - 90s.
Great Events & Lives from History: Info. about the Renaissance, 17th - 20th century, modern scandals, GLBT Events, notorious lives & inventors.
NoveList Plus: Allows readers to use a favorite author or title as a template to locate other authors & titles of interest. Includes fiction & non-fiction titles.
NoveList K-8 Plus: Allows readers to use a favorite author or title as a template to locate other authors & titles of interest. Includes fiction & non-fiction titles.
Local area newspapers, including the Norwell Mariner, Patriot Ledger, Boston Herald, Cape Cod Times, and others, plus current events and research topics.