Research & Databases

The Concord Public Library has paid for subscriptions to these electronic resources and made them available to Concord Public Library cardholders – have your card number and PIN ready! Curious about these databases? Take a look at these brief how-to videos!

Please call us at (603) 225-8670 or email us if you have any problems gaining access.

  1. General Research
  2. Business
  3. Genealogy & Local
  4. Health & Legal
  5. Learning & Self Help
  6. Magazines & Newspapers

General Research

  • ADDITIONAL TEMPORARY RESOURCES: Due to the COVID-19 crisis vendors have donated additional online resources to our community. These include Ancestry Library Edition & HeritageQuest online access.
  • Explora for Teens - This resource for teens (grades 6-12) includes full-text articles from Salem Press Encyclopedias.
  • Explora for Adults - This resource for adults includes full-text articles from Salem Press Encyclopedias.
  • NewsBank - (NewsBank has updated their website!) Full-text articles from the Concord Monitor starting in October 2002 and the from Union Leader starting in 1989, as well as America’s News, current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more from 2,400 U.S. newspapers. Includes online access to some popular magazine titles, and Special Reports (international, multimedia coverage on a variety of hot topics and themes.)
  • Black Life in America - Learn about the experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media through this resource.
  • U.S. Newsstream - enables users to search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format. Learn how to search this resource by viewing our tutorial.
  • Homework Help for Kids - Visit our homework help page for younger students to find online databases, websites, and guides for all of your research and reading needs.
  • Downloadable Books, Movies, Music & More - Visit our eBooks & Downloadables page to learn about our various downloadable services.
  • NoveList Plus - Resource for readers containing book reviews, discussion questions, and read-alikes - now including resources for nonfiction! Access provided by NHewLINK.

Need Help Getting Started?

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