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Online Resources

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Automotive

Chilton Library
Provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks in one easy-to-use web site.

 

Business & Financial

Reference Solutions
Offers accurate data on 59 million businesses and 310 million consumers

Weiss Financial Ratings
Includes ratings of the financial stability of stocks, mutual funds, ETFs, banks, credit unions, and insurance companies as well as a personalized planning tool for Medigap coverage.

 

Career

JobNow!
Submit your resume for expert review, get live interview preparation, and much more.

Learning Express
Online practice tests, based on the official exams for SAT, GED, GRE, GMAT, Civil Service jobs, ASVAB, and many more. Check out their Job & Career Accelerator section!

 

Genealogy

American Ancestors (access from within library only)
The New England Historic Genealogical Society’s award-winning website is the online repository for more than 200 million searchable names covering New England, New York, and beyond.

Ancestry Library Edition (access from within library only)
Resources for genealogical and historical research. Includes census, military, court, land, probate, vital and church records, directories, passenger lists, and more.

Historical Newspapers
Includes the Christian Science Monitor (1908-2008), Hartford Courant (1764-1922), Los Angeles Times (1881-1997), The New York Times (1851-2018), The Wall Street Journal, (1889-2010), and The Washington Post (1877-2005).

Newspapers.com by Ancestry (access from within library only)
Includes The Journal (1886-1977), The Meriden Daily Republican (1868-1898), The Meriden Weekly Republican (1892-1917), and Record-Journal (1892-2022, with a 30-day embargo)

Wallingford City Directories
Digitized versions of Wallingford’s earliest city directories.

 

General Reference

NewsBank
NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues.

researchIT CT
Includes full-text magazine and newspaper articles, biographical profiles, and many other resources.

 

Language Instruction

Muzzy
The world’s # 1 language program for children features Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese, English, and Korean.

Transparent Language Online
Transparent Language Online is a powerful learning system for over 80 languages.

 

Literary

Bookflix
An early literacy resource that combines storybooks with video. For pre-kindergartners to third graders.

NoveList Plus
A comprehensive site where a reader can learn about fiction and nonfiction books and authors, get read-alike suggestions, and find reading group guides.
 

 

Magazines & Newspapers

Consumer Reports
The trusted reviewer of all types of products.

Historical Newspapers
Includes the Christian Science Monitor (1908-2008), Hartford Courant (1764-1922), Los Angeles Times (1881-1997), The New York Times (1851-2018), The Wall Street Journal, (1889-2010), and The Washington Post (1877-2005).

New Haven Register
Full text from 1971 to the present.

NewsBank
NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues.

Newspapers.com by Ancestry (access from within library only)
Includes The Journal (1886-1977), The Meriden Daily Republican (1868-1898), The Meriden Weekly Republican (1892-1917), and Record-Journal (1892-2022, with a 30-day embargo)

Record-Journal
Full text from 1997 to the present (with a 3-day embargo).

researchIT CT
A robust resource of full-text magazine and newspaper articles, including the Chicago Tribune, the Hartford Courant, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and more. 

 

Online Training

Creativebug
Creativebug has more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

Infobase Learning Cloud
Thousands of short videos covering 500 of the most popular software applications for PCs and Macs.

Niche Academy
Video tutorials on many of the library’s online resources as well as selected social media platforms.

UniversalClass
Choose from over 500 online continuing education classes, covering a wide variety of professional and leisure topics.

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