A descriptive list of all online database subscriptions available to Ridgefield Library cardholders. All are brought to you by the Ridgefield Library unless otherwise noted. Databases with the iCONN logo are brought to you by the Connecticut State Library and are available to all CT library cardholders. Have your library card handy for log-in.
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A to Z the USA Tons of information on states! Find flags and more for school reports. Get top news stories for each state. Explore demographic data, economic information, history, parks, and even food and recipes for each state.
Academic Search Premier Covers a wide variety of academic topics. Includes full text articles from 4,600 journals.
Ancestry Library Edition *Available only from computers in the Library. Billions of records from 8,000 databases; census data, vital records, immigration & military records, and more.
Ancient & Medieval History Online Biographies, events, primary sources, timelines, images, video, and maps from Facts on File.
Biography Reference Bank Original biographies from H.W. Wilson including the trusted Biography Index. Covers 500,000 people.
Biography Reference CenterOver 450,000 biographies from EBSCO including thousands of narrative biographies not available elesewhere.
BookLetters Sign up to receive email newsletters of new book lists on topics of interest to you.
Citation Resources from for APA, MLA, and other styles.
Connecticut Grantmakers *Available only from computers in the Library. Profiles from the Connecticut Council of Philanthropy.
Connecticut State Library Collections in Ancestry.com Create an individual account and search Connecticut records only. The complete Ancestry.com database is available from computers in the
ERIC Education Resource Information Center contains1.3 million records with 323,000 in full text. 1966 to present.
Foundation Directory Online(FDO) *Available only from computers in the Library. Search grants, grantmakers, IRS Forms 990 and more from the Foundation Center.
Foundation Grants to Individuals Online *Available only from computers in the Library. Find funding for artists, students and other individuals.
Glassdoor - Gives you an inside look at company reviews, interview questions, & salary information for thousands of jobs. Content is from current and former employees, job seekers, and sometimes from the companies themselves.
GreenFILECovers environmental science topics such as global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Hartford Courant - Classifieds Find jobs in/around Hartford.
Hartford Courant 1992 to present
Hartford Courant Historical 1764-1922
Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO) - Provides access to numerous full-text consumer health magazines, health-related pamphlets and health reference books.
Heritage Quest Online - Search U.S. federal census records 1790-1940, local history books and Revolutionary War records. Includes 272 million names.
History Reference Center U.S. and world history;1,620 reference books, over 150 history journals, biographies, historical documents, photos, maps, and 80 hours of historical video.
iCONN Newsstand Search all six iCONN newspapers together.
JobNow Help with resume writing, interviewing, and your job search. Career assessments included. Live online coaching and feedback.
Kids Search - Research by topic for students in grades K-8.
Learning Express To help you learn! PSAT and SAT practice tests, Advanced Placement (AP) practice exams, college admissions essay prep, practice tests for the GRE, nursing, real estate, teaching, and many other occupational exams. Take Microsoft Office software courses, improve your resume and interviewing skills, improve academic skills and much more. For elementary school ages through adults. Sign up using your library barcode, then log in as a returning user on subsequent visits.
Legal Information Reference CenterSearch 225 legal reference sources in full text including Nolo books. Print thousands of state-specific legal forms.
Little Pim - An online language learning system for ages 0-6.
Literary Reference Center Plus (EBSCO) Literary criticism, author biographies, book reviews, study guides, plot summaries and work overviews. Includes poems, short stories, drama, full text literary reference books, author interviews
and more. For secondary school through undergraduate research.
Los Angeles Times 1985 to present
MainFILE Includes more than 12,000 publications, 440,00 images, and 17, 500 company reports.
Mango - Interactive language learning program.
MAS Ultra - School Edition Research for high school students.
MasterFILE Premier Covers all topics; 1,700 magazines, reference books, images and Consumer Reports in full text. 1975 to present.
Middle Search Plus Research for middle school students.
New York Times 1980 to present
New York Times Historical 1851-2009
Newspaper Source Plus Search 860 full text newspapers. Also includes television and radio news transcripts.
NoveList Plus Browse fiction and nonfiction; view read-alikes and recommended reading lists. Includes book discussion guides.
NoveList K-8 Plus Find fiction and nonfiction books for school projects and for pleasure. Recommended reading lists and read-alikes too. Grades K-8
Philanthropy In/Sight *Available only from computers in the Library. Interactive mapping tool of grantmakers and grants from the Foundation Center.
Prices 4 Antiques (P4A) Put a dollar value on your antiques! Current market prices come from carefully selected major & specialty U.S. auction houses. Hundreds of thousands of items with color photo, updated daily.
Primary Search Full text articles from 70 popular magazines for elementary school research. All articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).
Professional Development Collection Research for teachers and other educational professionals.
Reference USA Find customized information on 24 million U.S. businesses. Perfect for market research and job seekers. Search 222 million U.S. consumers in residential "white pages" listings.
Referencia Latina Comprehensive research in Spanish. Includes 10 Latin American newspapers, reference books and magazines..
Science Reference Center -
Search 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, and periodicals.
Student Research Center Research for high school students. Search by topic included.
Teacher Reference Center Search 280 education periodicals for teachers, administrators, and other educational professionals.
TOPICsearch Search more than 50 selected topics such as gun control and abortion rights. Covers social, political, economic, scientific and other popular classroom discussion topics.
Value Line Investment Survey - Investment research information and market trends. Current and historical data, and expert forecasts. Check the status of stocks, mutual funds and other securities.
Wall Street Journal 1984 to present
Washington Post 1987 to present
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