- Basic Collection
The [email protected] Basic Collection provides
access to over 250 databases in numerous areas including full-text access
to many newspapers such as the Boston Globe.
- MasterFILE Premier: Provides
full text for nearly 1,840 periodicals covering nearly all subjects including
general reference, business, health, and more.
- Business Source Premier:
Full text for 1,500 scholarly business journals on management, economics,
finance, accounting, and international business.
- Health Source Plus: Provides
full text for nearly 270 health periodicals, over 1,000 health pamphlets,
and 23 health reference books.
- Clinical Reference Systems:
Provides over 7,000 reports, in every-day language, describing symptoms,
treatments, risks and after-effects of a vast array of medical topics and
- Funk & Wagnalls New World
Encyclopedia: Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by
subject or keywords within the entry.
- Comprehensive MEDLINE with
FullTEXT with MeSH: Provides access to the entire Comprehensive MEDLINE
file covering 1966 to present. This database also includes full text for
nearly 80 biomedical journals dating back to 1990.
- USP DI Volume II, Advice
for the Patient: Provides patient-oriented drug information in lay language.
- Professional Development
Collection: Provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 280 full
text journals, designed for professional educators.
- Newspaper Source: Provides
selected full text articles from 154 U.S. and international newspapers.
- Primary Search: Provides
full text from over 70 childrenâs magazines appropriate for elementary
schools and childrenâs reading rooms.
- EBSCO Animals
Remote User Access:
To access EBSCO Host remotely, click
on your town, click on EBSCO Host, and input your patron barcode.
OCLC® NetFirst® database is a
collection of authoritative Internet resources that helps users locate
and identify Internet sites in all subject areas without having to "surf."
NetFirst abstracts, which describe sites that are selected for their quality
and permanence, help users evaluate sites without having to visit them.
Relevant to people of all ages from all walks of life, including students
at all levels. Contains records with descriptions of high-quality Web sites,
hot links to resources of interest, and subject headings to let users expand
NMRLS members have remote access to three
new resources with this license:
Encyclopedia Americana Online: 45,00
entries which are written by specialists for an audinece of educated nonspecialists.
This title is ideal for both students and professional researchers.
Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia:
36,000 entries intended for students in middle school and up and as a quick
reference loook-up tool for public library patrons of all ages.
New Book of Knowledge: 9,000 articles
suitable for grade 3 and up as well as ESL. Provides description complex
subjects in an easy-to-understand manner.
(Revistas en Español)â¢
Informe is the first reference database
to provide indexing, full text, and images of the most popular Hispanic
magazines. It also includes full text pamphlets on a variety of topics,
such as health care.
SIRS Researcher is designed to meet
day-to-day research needs of both young people and adults. It includes
selected articles from over 1,200 publications and over 100 colorful maps.
SIRS Discoverer is designed to develop
research, reading and other skills in young researchers. It also includes
several reference products, e.g., encyclopedia and an almanac.
Remote User Access:
To access SIRS remotely, go to http://www.mlin.lib.ma.us/sirs_n.html,
select either SIRS Discoverer or SIRS Knowledge Source (includes SIRS Researcher),
and then enter your patron barcode.
InfoTrac Web (formerly Searchbank)
The following seven databases from the
Gale Group are home-accessible to all NMRLS member library patrons.
Contemporary Authors: Provides
complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on
approximately 100,000 U.S. and international authors.
Contemporary Literary Criticism:
An extensive collection of critical essays on contemporary authors. Each
CLC--Select entry contains a biographical/critical introduction, listing
of principal works, and sources for further study.
Gen'l Reference Ctr (Magazine Index):
Use this general interest database to search magazines, reference books,
and newspapers for information on current events, popular culture, the
arts and sciences, sports, etc.
Expanded Academic ASAP: Use this
database to find information on: Astronomy, Religion, Law, History, Psychology,
Humanities, Current Events, Sociology, Communications and the General Sciences.
Health Reference Center-Academic:
Use this database to find articles on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition,
Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health & Safety, Alcohol and
Drug abuse, HMOs, Prescription Drugs, etc.The material contained in this
database is intended for informational purposes only. Disclaimer.
General BusinessFile ASAP: Use
this database to research all business and management topics. Includes
directory listings for over 150,000 companies as well as investment analysts'
reports on major companies and industries.
- OneFile is a new single electronic resource that provides access
to more than 3000 full-text periodical titles. Periodical content covers
general interest magazines, academic journals, business and technology
publication, law journals, and health care periodicals. Also included are five
newspaper indexes (Gale's Newspaper Index), and indexing to another 3000
titles. In addition, you'll find 89 newswire services from all over the
Predicasts PROMT: Overview of Markets
and Technology. Use this database to research companies, the products and
technologies they produce, and the markets in which they compete. Includes
summaries and full text from nearly 1,000 business and trade journals,
industry newsletters, newspapers, market research studies, news releases,
and investment and brokerage firm reports.
The new Massachusetts
Special Collections Directory is a Web-based database of over 600 institutions,
including academic, public, and special libraries, town halls, museums,
and historical societies.