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Resources by Subject

Gale Databases are brought to you by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and Massachusetts Library System with state funds and federal Institute of Museum and Library Services funds.

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Featured Databases

Featured Databases 

Academic OneFile
Complete source for peer-reviewed scholarly articles across all academic disciplines
Agricultural Collection
Articles on farming, horticulture, and agriculture-related fields
Biographical and contextual information on notable people throughout history
Explore the online Britannica for general information organized for different reading levels, as well as dictionaries, thesauri, and atlases.
Environmental Studies and Policy
Articles on environmental policies, perspectives, and more
Gardening, Landscape, and Horticulture
Articles on the practical aspects of gardening, horticulture, and more
Health Reference Center
Find reliable information on fitness, pregnancy, nutrition and much more.
Newspapers and Magazines
Search archives and read up-to-date articles from the New York Times, Boston Globe and many others.
Psychology Collection
Updated daily, this collection includes 1.6 million articles and 200 journals.
Science in Context
Academic articles, videos, experiments, and more
US History in Context
Academic articles, videos, primary documents, and more on topics in U.S. history
Vocations and Career Research
Articles on job searching, building a career, and more
World History in Context
Academic articles, videos, case studies, and more on topics in world history

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Encyclopedia Britannica! 

Britannica Encyclopedia link.

Fuel Economy Guide 2020: How much do you spend on gas every year?

A resource distributed by the EPA to help you decide which vehicle is right for you!