Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile

Contains 8,000 academic journals, the majority in full-text. Also contains hundreds of podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN, and the ...
Academic OneFile Select

Academic OneFile Select

From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines ...
Agriculture Collection

Agriculture Collection

Articles on farming, horticulture, and agriculture-related fields from nearly 200 authoritative journal titles ...
Ancestry Library

Ancestry Library

In-Library Use Only Thousands of family history databases, including vital records, census records, ship passenger lists, military records and lots ...
Biography in Context

Biography in Context

Biography In Context provides information and insight into the world's most influential people. This resource combines biographical information with multimedia ...
Britannica Escolar

Britannica Escolar

Enciclopedia K-8 para hablantes nativos y estudiantes que aprenden español / K-8 encyclopedia for native speakers and students learning Spanish ...
Britannica Fundamentals

Britannica Fundamentals

Innovative early learning resource for students in grade levels kindergarten through second grade. Previously Britannica Learning Zone ...
Britannica Library

Britannica Library

Contains the Encyclopædia Britannica, Compton's by Britannica, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia, and Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, each covering the research needs of ...
Britannica Moderna

Britannica Moderna

Enciclopedia española para estudiantes mayores y educadores. Spanish encyclopedia for older students and educators ...
Britannica School Edition

Britannica School Edition

For Elementary, Middle and High School levels, this reference and learning suite also offers high-quality online learning materials that have ...
Business Collection

Business Collection

This collection contains articles on accounting, marketing and management, and related fields ...
Communications and Mass Media Collection

Communications and Mass Media Collection

This collection provides information from more than 100 journals focused on the communications field. Key subjects covered include: marketing, advertising ...
Criminal Justice Collection

Criminal Justice Collection

The Criminal Justice Collection database focuses on all aspects of the criminal justice field. Publications include: American Criminal Law Review; ...
Culinary Arts Collection

Culinary Arts Collection

The Culinary Arts Collection includes 150 of the major cooking and nutrition magazines from 1980 to present. Coverage includes thousands ...
Diversity Studies Collection

Diversity Studies Collection

A must-have for social science, history and liberal arts coursework, this collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our ...
EBSCO Host

EBSCO Host

EBSCOhost is an intuitive online research platform used by thousands of institutions and millions of users worldwide. With quality databases ...
Economics and Theory

Economics and Theory

This collection provides academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics. Perfect for business classes, users will find more ...
Elementary in Context

Elementary in Context

Learn about animals, plants, music science, sports, and more! For Grades K-5. A content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use digital resource featuring age-appropriate, ...
Environmental Studies and Policy Collection

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection

This collection provides multiple viewpoints of the field of environmental issues and policy including perspectives from the scientific community, governmental ...
Environmental Studies in Context

Environmental Studies in Context

Gale In Context: Environmental Studies focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues and includes sources such ...
Fine Arts & Music Collection

Fine Arts & Music Collection

With more than 100 full-text magazines and journals covered in databases such as the Wilson Art Index and RILM, this ...
Gardening, Landscape, and Horticulture Collection

Gardening, Landscape, and Horticulture Collection

A collection of reference sources and journals focused on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture, this ...
Gender Studies Collection

Gender Studies Collection

This collection of journals aims to provide balanced coverage of this significant aspect of our culture, covering such topics as ...
General OneFile

General OneFile

General OneFile is a source for news and periodical articles, including most of the content across all Thomson/Gale databases. OneFile ...
Health and Medicine

Health and Medicine

Articles on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health & Safety, Alcohol and Drug Abuse, HMOs, Prescription Drugs, ...
Health and Wellness Resource Center with Alternative Health Module

Health and Wellness Resource Center with Alternative Health Module

Includes health/medical journals, numerous reference volumes, health videos from Healthology, Inc., pamphlets and health-related articles from general interest publications, in ...
Home Improvement Collection

Home Improvement Collection

Coverage includes such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and many more ...
Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Collection

Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Collection

Provides coverage of the hospitality and tourism field, including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and ...
Information Science & Library Issues Collection

Information Science & Library Issues Collection

Information professionals and other knowledge workers will find information in their areas of expertise, including such topics as information infrastructure, ...
Insurance & Liability Collection

Insurance & Liability Collection

This collection, comprised of nearly 40 insurance-related journals, takes a broad view of this multimillion dollar industry, covering such topics ...
Leadership & Management

Leadership & Management

Provides access to authoritative periodical content covering topics such as 21st-century skills, organizational dynamics and leadership, adult learning and continuing ...
Lightbox Learning

Lightbox Learning

This database provides access to children’s non-fiction material in 16 languages! Search by keyword, language, language, and more! ...
Literature Resource Center

Literature Resource Center

Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all ...
Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Mango is designed to equip you with conversational abilities from the very start. Mango immerses you in real, everyday conversations ...
Middle School in Context

Middle School in Context

Academic articles, images, topic selections and more for Middle Schoolers ...
Military & Intelligence Database Collection

Military & Intelligence Database Collection

Find articles on governmental policies, socioeconomics effects of war, and more. Includes The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia and The World Almanac ...
News

News

InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles ...
Nursing & Allied Health Collection

Nursing & Allied Health Collection

This collection's current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well ...
Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Covers timely issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This cross-curricular resource supports science, social studies, current events, and ...
PebbleGo

PebbleGo

Access hundreds of animal articles, educational games, and learning activities from school or from home with easy to-use searching tools ...
Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection

Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection

This collection covers the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine, providing researchers with access to topics discussed in the ...
Pop Culture Collection

Pop Culture Collection

This collection provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course. This collection ...
Popular Magazines

Popular Magazines

Popular Magazines includes 1000 of the most searched magazines across our InfoTrac product line. All the titles were selected based ...
ProQuest Science

ProQuest Science

7.3 million full text articles from over 1,600 sources. In full-text format, researchers have access to all the charts, diagrams, ...
Psychology Collection

Psychology Collection

Find articles on personality, the human mind, memory, and more. Access hundreds of subject-appropriate full-text periodicals - many cited in ...
Religion & Philosophy Collection

Religion & Philosophy Collection

Research religions and philosophies of the world and how they impact our daily lives. This collection includes journals relating to ...
Salem Press Medical Databases

Salem Press Medical Databases

Salem Press databases include information on cancer, astronomy, and medical guides ...
Science - Gale Interactive

Science – Gale Interactive

Science In Context provides topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures and illustrations, as well as articles from over 200 magazines and ...
Science in Context

Science in Context

Science comes to life as you zoom, rotate, and explore interactive 3D models. View related reference content and search Gale ...
Transparent Languages

Transparent Languages

For learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language. Combining ...
U.S. History in Context

U.S. History in Context

This resource combines content from reference sources with with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, ...
Vocations & Careers Collection

Vocations & Careers Collection

Offering content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals ...
War & Terrorism Collection

War & Terrorism Collection

A collection for students of history, social science and current events. Gain valuable insight the causes, impacts and perceptions of ...
World History in Context

World History in Context

Combines content from reference sources with with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files ...

The Stoneham Public Library offers its patrons a number of reference databases to assist them in their research needs, including online biographies, magazines, and newspapers.  Funding for these databases is provided by the North of Boston Library Exchange (NOBLE) and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) to member libraries.  All of these databases can be accessed through computers at the Stoneham Public Library.  Many of these databases are also accessible from home. To connect from a computer outside the library, you will need a Stoneham Public Library card.

Ancestry

Ancestry Library Edition is a genealogy research tool that provides library patrons instant access to a wide range of resources for genealogical and historical research. Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the U. S. Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more! This database must be accessed at the library. (Available from home through Dec 2021).

Internet Archive of Stoneham Annual Reports

ASLdeafined

ASLdeafined is a website with American Sign Language (ASL) video lessons for everyone. Whether you love someone who is deaf, are deaf yourself, or just want to learn ASL language, this program is for you. We’ve tailored our lesson plans to fit your specific needs. The content is for anyone who wishes to learn ASL, regardless of age. It has been designed to instruct Deaf students, parents of Deaf children, and the community-at-large.

ASLdeafined

Internet Archive of Stoneham Annual Reports

The Stoneham Annual Report is a yearly document that summarizes the activities and achievements of the town and its departments over the previous fiscal year. It includes:

  • Financial and budgeting information
  • Lists of elected officials, boards, and commissions
  • Reports from major committees and boards
  • Election results
  • Town Meeting information
  • A town directory
  • A list of taxpayers
  • The Warrant

Our digital collection includes Annual Reports from 1859, 1870, 1871, 1878, 1887, and 1892-2019.

Consumer Reports Online

Get unbiased ratings and reviews for 9000+ products and services, plus trusted advice and in-depth reporting.

EBSCOhost

Includes MasterFILE Premier, Middle Search Plus, Newspaper Source, Business Source Premier, Regional Business News, ERIC, Professional Development Collection, MEDLINE, Health Source – Consumer Edition, Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition, and Clinical Pharmacology.

Hoopla Digital

Hoopla digital is a streaming service with books, videos, audiobooks, movies, tv shows, and comics.

Massachusetts Statewide Databases

Magazines, journals, newspapers, encyclopedia for all ages. Access to thousands of popular magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers (including New York Times 1985+ and Boston Globe 1980+), Encyclopaedia Britannica, biographies, health and prescription drug information, US and World History, newswires, business directories, investment reports, K-12resources and electronic reference books.

Kanopy

Watch award winning documentaries, old classics, and new favorites on kanopy. Log in with your library card.

Hoopla digital is a streaming service with books, videos, audiobooks, movies, tv shows, and comics. Log in with your library card.

NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus has reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for all age groups. NoveList users can search by keyword, title, author and much more.

Overdrive/Libby

There are thousands of ebooks and audiobooks available for reading. Explore the collection through catalog guides, subjects, featured titles, and curated lists.

Lightbox Learning

This database provides access to children’s non-fiction material in 16 languages! Search by keyword, language, language, and more!

Mango Language Learning

Mango Language Learning is a fun and free way to learn over 70 languages with Personalized Courses, movies, music, and more.

Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA)

Reference Solutions, formerly Reference USA, is the leading provider in business and consumer research! Offering a full-service platform, Reference Solutions helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people. The database selections and real-time access to more than 20 Million Businesses, 222 Million Consumers, U.S. New Businesses, U.S. New Homeowners and Movers, make research easy and fast! Reference Services quality information helps researchers, students and job-seekers answer a wide variety of questions, and saves them valuable time and money.

Salem Press Medical Databases

Salem Press databases include information on cancer, astronomy, and medical guides.

The Stoneham Independent (1874-2020)

The Stoneham Independent, founded in 1870, is published each Wednesday from an office on Main Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts. Average circulation is 4,000.The Stoneham Independent is owned by The Daily Times Chronicle of Woburn, Massachusetts.Local news is covered weekly. Submissions, photos, and letters to the editor are always welcome. Sports lead off the second of two sections, which often also includes a society news page. Sports coverage, as with news coverage, is intensely local, often with no or only one regional or national story — written by the Associated Press — on the front page.

Stoneham Yearbooks

Our digital collection includes Stoneham High School yearbooks from 1938-1952; 1966-2015.

Stoneham Sun 2006-present

Available at America’s News, which features U.S. news content from local, regional, and national sources. Its diverse source types include printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific issue or event through the detailed coverage provided by local reporting or compare a wide variety of viewpoints from across the country on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people.

Contact a Reference Librarian

  • Call a Librarian: Maureen Saltzman, Reference Librarian, at (781) 438-1324
  • Email a Librarian: Send us questions by email and receive a response within 48 hours.

Teen Health and Wellness

Award-winning Teen Health & Wellness provides middle and high school students with up-to-date nonjudgmental, curricular, and self-help support.