Online Electronic Resources

The following electronic resources are funded by the Merrimack Valley Library Consortium (MVLC), the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, and the Massachusetts Library System. As a Hamilton-Wenham Public Library and MVLC member library card holder, you may access these high-quality local, state, and regionally funded resources for full-text periodicals, health and business resources, biographical and literary resources, as well as general research, both from within the library or from home.

Electronic resources with a From Home link may require you to use your 14-digit MVLC library card barcode number for remote access.

Merrimack Valley Library Consortium

  • MVLC [Click here!]
    Merrimack Valley Library Consortium website provides access to the online library catalog, MVLC member library websites, and other MVLC member library services.

Digital Downloads from MVLC!

  • Overdrive [Click here!]
    Merrimack Valley Library Consortium is proud to announce the arrival of digital audio books for your enjoyment. Listen to them via your PC or MP3 player. Many titles can be burned to CD.Funded by the Merrimack Valley Library Consortium

General and Education Resources

  • EBSCOHost [In the Library | From Home]
    Looking for literary criticism, book suggestions or help with a school project? This is the place to start. Various resources include:

    • Audiobook Collection (under EBSCOhost Research Databases)
    • eBook Collection (under EBSCOhost Research Databases)
    • Novelist
    • GreenFILE
    • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
    • Teacher Reference Center

    Funded by the Merrimack Valley Library Consortium

Funded by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners

  • JSTOR – Early Journal Content
    JSTOR journal content published before 1923 in the United States and before 1870 elsewhere is freely available to all. Early Journal Content spans the arts and humanities, economics and politics, and mathematics and other sciences.  It represents 6% of the content on JSTOR.  Available at no charge from JSTOR via the Internet Archive.

Newspapers

  • The Boston Globe (from Proquest) [Click here!]
    Funded by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners

Business Resources

  • Business Insights: Essentials [In the Library]
    (Thomson Gale) Includes reference content from Gale’s core business collection, industry rankings, profiles, market share data, company histories, and more.Funded by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
  • General BusinessFile ASAP [In the Library]
    (Thomson Gale) Full-text business and management topics. Includes directory listings for over 150,000 companies as well as investment analysts’ reports on major companies and industries.

Funded by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners

En Español!

Youth Oriented Study

  • Kids InfoBits [Click here!]
    (Thomson Gale) Covering 75 full-text curriculum-related magazines and 7 reference books, InfoBits targets the research needs of K- 5 students.Funded by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
  • Research in Context [Click here!]
    (Thomson Gale) Covers the most-studied topics in literature, science, social studies, and U.S. and world history, as well as the social issues most relevant to middle school (grades 6-8.) Funded by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
  • Student Edition [Click here!]
    (Thomson Gale) Designed for students in junior high and middle school with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books. Funded by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners

Don’t forget our other invaluable resources. Just click on our Hamilton-Wenham Electronic Resources to access all resources we subscribe to at the institutional level.

Please call the Reference Librarian with any questions you may have regarding these resources.