Through the CT Digital Library Program
(researchIT CT, formerly iConn), the library has access to many Gale Gengage Learning databases needed for student research. The PowerSearch function searches 18 databases including Academic OneFile, as well the iConn Custom Newspaper databases, within one search field. Many national newspapers from 1985 – present are available.
The Mary and James DiMeo Library also subscribes to the following online databases and electronic resources, which can be accessed by students and faculty from any computer with the school login and password:
- ProQuest eLibrary includes 2,500 full-text and multimedia sources and access to many current magazines and newspapers and their archives. The link above includes both the ProQuest Learning: Literature and the History Study Center and will allow you to search all three databases at once.
- ProQuest STEM is comprised of more than 500 scholarly journals and popular science magazines. These publications support research and instruction in science, technology, engineering, and math.
- JSTOR is a growing digital library of more than 2,000 academic journals, nearly 20,000 books, and two million primary source objects. JSTOR is an online research and teaching platform that helps people discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content in a trusted digital archive.
- Britannica Academic is an accurate, current, and comprehensive resource for college-level learners, researchers, and faculty. Discover encyclopedia articles, full-text journal and magazine articles, primary sources, multimedia, and other unique resources and tools that make research easier and more productive.
- Facts-on-File includes Bloom’s Literary Reference, Issues and Controversies and Today’s Science.
- The Oxford English Dictionary The OED is the definitive record of the English language.
- American National Biography
- Grove/Oxford Music Online
- Grove/Oxford Art Online
- Oxford Biblical Studies Online
- EBSCOhost e-books which includes encyclopedias such as Colonial America, The Gilded Age, The Jazz Age, Postwar America, American Folklore, American Social Movements and Social Issues in America.
- Salem Literature, History, Mythology, Psychology & Behavior includes literary criticism; Literary Themes, Works and Surveys
The CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (HBCP) contains over 700 tables in over 450 documents which may be divided into several pages, all categorized into 17 major subject areas.
Handbook access: If you are using any device other than your school computer, please see Dr. Christophy or Ms. Hayes for the username.
NOTE: when using databases and electronic resources you must be sure that you are spelling your search term correctly - the search field is not intuitive, you must spell the entire word correctly for the search field to recognize the request