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Genealogy
  • Ancestry Library Edition - Resource to locate census records, military records and vital records ; available for in-library use on the wireless system or a library computer

Grant Seeking
  • Visit the Grant Research Page for more information about accessing these in-house only databases.
  • Foundation Directory Online - the premiere grant-seeking database on the web.  Funding sources in this directory are for nonprofit organizations.
  • Foundation Grants for Individuals - details on funders that provide scholarships, fellowships, grants, and a wide range of financial support to individuals
  • Philanthropy In/Sight - an online interactive mapping tool for grant-makers, advisors and anyone interested in philanthropy today

History

  • The Decades - Covers events, politics, science, music and more for the 1950s through the 1990s (Log in via the Salem History page)
  • Encyclopedia of American Immigration - Essays cover laws, treaties, and immigrant and ethnic groups (Log in via the Salem History page)
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - More than 50 full text books on law, medicine, sports, religion, science and, other subjects
  • Sanborn Maps - Large-scale maps of cities and towns in New Hampshire covering the years 1867 to 1970 (Please call the reference staff at 603-225-8670 and select option two to obtain the login information.)


Kids' Resources

  • Children's/Young Adult Resources (EBSCO) - Composed of Primary Search, for elementary grades; Middle Search for middle school students; and MAS Ultra for high school students.
  • Kids Search - Designed for children grades K-8, graphically oriented by subject.  Includes a dictionary, encyclopedia, magazines and newspapers, and an image collection.
  • Novelist K-8 - Helps kids find books by reading level and interests.  Contains booklists by age and topic, recommended titles, award winners, and teacher resources. 
  • Student Research Center - A graphically oriented resource for students in grades 6-12.
  • TumbleBook Library - Includes animated, talking picture books, Read-Alongs, videos, games, and resources for teachers and students.


Learning / Self-Help
  • Atomic Training - On-demand video training for hundreds of popular software applications.  *When accessing this database remotely, you will need to enter your library card number.
  • Consumer Health Complete - Full-text medical resources, including books, periodicals, and encyclopedias (Access provided by NHewLINK)
  • LearningExpress Library 3.0 - Practice tests for the SAT, ACT, GRE, GED, ASVAB, and more! (Please note: as of January 2014, this resource has been reorganized and updated with new content.  Users must create a new account to access the improved version).  Download the Quick Start Guide for a quick introduction.  For anyone wanting to log in to their pre-existing account, the older version will remain accessible through June 2014.)
  • Transparent Language - Interactive, self-study language activities for over 60 languages!  When registering for the first time from home, enter your barcode number.  Then create your own username and password.
  • National Library of Medicine Consumer Health Database - Promotes and provides access to health information in communities across the United States.
  • National Library of Medicine Household Products Database - links over 14,000 consumer brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provided by manufacturers and allows scientists and consumers to research products based on chemical ingredients.

Local Resources
  • Concord Monitor Indexes - Obituary index (1986 to present) and an index of local interest articles (1981 to 2008)
  • Meeting Room Index - This index (maintained by library staff) covers rooms which are available at various locations throughout the city.
  • NewsBank - Full-text articles from the Concord Monitor starting in October 2002 and from the Union Leader starting in 1989, as well as America’s News, current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more from 2,400 U.S. newspapers. Includes online access to some popular magazine titles and Special Reports (international, multimedia coverage on a variety of hot topics and themes.)

Magazines, Journals & Newspapers
  • EbscoHost - Full-text articles from thousands of magazines, journals, and newspapers (Access provided by NHewLINK)
  • NewsBank - Full-text articles from the Concord Monitor starting in October 2002 and the from Union Leader starting in 1989, as well as America’s News, current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more from 2,400 U.S. newspapers. Includes online access to some popular magazine titles, and Special Reports (international, multimedia coverage on a variety of hot topics and themes.)
  • Online Newsstand - Feature-length articles in many popular magazines (Click on a category to get started.)
  • Concord Monitor Indexes - Obituary index (1986 to present) and an index of local interest articles (1981 to 2008)

 
Readers' Resources
  • NoveList Plus - Resource for readers containing book reviews, discussion questions, and read-alikes - now including resources for nonfiction!  (Access provided by NHewLINK)
  • NoveList Select - Enhancements to the online catalog which provide recommended reading and series information.  The information displays on the individual record for most fiction, and many nonfiction titles.


Research & Reference
  • World Book Encyclopedia - Full-text of this encyclopedia, plus maps, photos, videos, and periodicals (Also contains 2,500 classic literature titles from around the world in e-book format.)  
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - More than 50 full-text books on law, medicine, sports, religion, science, and other subjects   
  • The Decades - Covers events, politics, science, music and more for the 1950s through the 1990s (Log in via the Salem History page)
  • NHewLINK is funded by the New Hampshire State Library.