Databases

Business

Genealogy

  • Ancestry Library Edition - Resource to locate census records, military records and vital records ; available for in-library use on the wireless system or a library computer

Grant Seeking

Visit the Grant Research Page for more information about accessing these in-house only databases.

  • Foundation Directory Online - the premiere grant-seeking database on the web. Funding sources in this directory are for nonprofit organizations.
  • Foundation Grants for Individuals - details on funders that provide scholarships, fellowships, grants, and a wide range of financial support to individuals
  • Philanthropy In/Sight - an online interactive mapping tool for grant-makers, advisors and anyone interested in philanthropy today

History

  • Biography in Context - More than a million biographical entries spanning history
  • The Decades - Covers events, politics, science, music and more for the 1950s through the 1990s (Log in via the Salem History page)
  • Encyclopedia of American Immigration - Essays cover laws, treaties, and immigrant and ethnic groups (Log in via the Salem History page)
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - More than 50 full text books on law, medicine, sports, religion, science and, other subjects
  • Sanborn Maps - Large-scale maps of cities and towns in New Hampshire covering the years 1867 to 1970 (Please call the reference staff at 603-225-8670 and select option two to obtain the login information.)

Learning / Self-Help

  • Auto Repair Reference Center - Wiring diagrams, step-by-step instructions, and service bulletins for major car models, as well as vintage models starting in 1945
  • Mango Languages - Learn conversational skills for many languages (also offers customized ESL courses)
  • Consumer Health Complete - Full-text medical resources, including books, periodicals, and encyclopedias (Access provided by NHewLINK)
  • Learning Express - Practice tests for the SAT, ACT, GRE, GED, ASVAB, and more (Your username is your library barcode number and you create your own password.)

Local Resources

Magazines, Journals & Newspapers

Readers' Resources

  • eSequels - Online guide to series fiction - search by author, title, character, location, subject, or keyword.
  • NoveList - Resource for fiction readers containing book reviews, discussion questions, and read-alikes (Access provided by NHewLINK)

Research & Reference

  • World Book Encyclopedia - Full-text of this encyclopedia, plus maps, photos, videos, and periodicals (Also contains 2,500 classic literature titles from around the world in e-book format.)
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - More than 50 full-text books on law, medicine, sports, religion, science, and other subjects
  • The Decades - Covers events, politics, science, music and more for the 1950s through the 1990s (Log in via the Salem History page)
  • Biography in Context - More than a million biographical entries spanning history

NHewLINK is funded by the New Hampshire State Library.