Reference Databases

America's Historical Newspapers   
Full-text newspapers published between 1690-1922.  Great for early historical research.

American Ancestors  (In Library Use Only)
Online access to hundreds of millions of records from the New England Historic Genealogical Society of Boston. Watch this 10-minute video tutorial to learn about the resources that are available here.

Ancestry Library Edition (In Library Use Only)   
Ancestry Library Edition is a popular genealogy search tool. Follow this link for help in searching, or watch this video.

Ebsco
Search thousands of magazines, reference books, and newspapers.  Many articles are full-text.   

HeritageQuest Online
HeritageQuest Online is a growing collection of research materials for tracing family history.

Morningstar Investments
Access from Home     or    Access from the Library 
Comprehensive financial information on stocks, funds, EFFs, and markets.  

NoveList
Find your next must-read authors here.

ReferenceUSA
Business and residential search.  This is a great tool for small businesses and also has job listings for those looking for work. Read more about Reference USA here.

Salem History's "Notorious Lives" Biographies
Access from Home      or    Access from the Library

More than 600 biographies of notorious personages, from the merely controversial to extremely negative, from ancient times to the present and worldwide, with emphasis on their roles in historical events or impact on law enforcement or popular culture.

Topic Search  
Search magazines, newspapers, biographies, pamphlets, book reviews, opinion polls, government info and current issues for a number of topics ranging from Aging to World Affairs.  

Transparent Language
Start learning any of 80 languages.

Universal Class
New Users    and  Registered Users
Learn something new today! Over 500 online non-credit Continuing Education Courses.

WorldCat
Search the catalogs of hundreds of other libraries.