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iconn  

iCONN.org allows access to library catalogs and many subscription databases (including some shown below) provided by the State of Connecticut with a valid Connecticut library card.

Newspapers- he Hartford Courant Historical (1764 – 1922), Hartford Courant (1992 – present), the New York Times (1985 – present), the Wall Street Journal (1984 – present), and more!

     
EBSCO
 

EBSCOhost (provided by iconn) references hundreds of magazines. Most searches will produce full-text magazine articles.  Search from Primary Search (provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research), Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas),  MasterFILE premier (provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975), and more.

     
hq
  HeritageQuest Online (provided by iconn) is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.
     
loc
 

The Library of Congress is largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections.  Much of the collection is accessible through their website.

The Library of Congress E-Resources Online Catalog provides access to electronic research tools, including databases, e-journals, e-books and websites on various topics suggested by the Library of Congress reference staff.

     
lawdepot
 

LawDepot provides products and services that allows you to easily create legally binding documents. You will be guided through the process to create high-quality and completely customizable documents. All of the documents are monitored and revised for accuracy and legal validity, because laws change over time.

     
learning express
  Learning Express Library offers test preparation materials and interactive practice exams that will help people improve their scores on academic (including GED, AP, SAT and more), civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams.
     
morningstar  

Morningstar is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia.
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language
 

Transparent Language is a unique application that bridges the gap between learning a language online and using that language in the real world by allowing users to do both in one program. It features a scientifically-proven methodology, a wide variety of high-quality learning material, and seamless integration of real-life language use by native speakers - all packaged together in an easy-to-use interface that can be accessed at any time and from any computer with Internet access.

     
universal class
  Universal Class offers over 500 online non-college credit Continuing Education Courses. You will need to create an account and have a valid e-mail address to sign up for courses. You are welcome to enroll in up to 5 courses and you have up to 6 months to finish each course. Each course has a real instructor who you may communicate with using e-mail. These are non-credit courses and are provided for your personal enrichment
     
uconn
  Contact Healthnet at the University of Connecticut Health Center Library to get answers to your medical questions. Experienced medical information professionals will research a medical topic for you and provide you with a free customized packet of information based on your specific needs. You may also use the resources of the Health Center Library to do your own research. You may use our books, medical journals, computer databases, and Internet resources in the library and copy any information you need.
     
Zinio
  Zinio gives you access to full digital copies of 15 your favorite magazine on your computer, tablet, or smart phone. There is no waiting or checkout periods.
Instructions for using Zinio.
     
treasures
  Treasures of Connecticut Libraries is a collection of items that has been digitized and made available online for searching. The items in the collection come from libraries and their partnering cultural institutions across Connecticut and include historical photographs, maps, postcards, films and more.
     
cthistory
  Connecticut History Online is a digital collection of over 15,000 digital primary sources, together with associated interpretive and educational material.