Articles and curriculum-related materials selected especially for young researchers in grades K
- 5. Titles include Boy's Life, Ranger Rick, Faces, and Jack & Jill.
Articles and curriculum-related materials selected especially for grades 6
- 8. Titles include American History, National Geographic Kids, and Science News.
Articles, historical images, maps and more selected for grades 9
- 12. Titles include American Heritage, Technology Review, World Affairs and Popular Mechanics.
iCONN's largest collection of articles geared specifically for academic libraries. Covers the arts and sciences, theology, literature, and other academic subjects. Has some journals and publications not found in iCONN's other resources including many non-English publications.
iCONN's largest collection of articles from magazines, newspapers, academic journals and trade publications.
Reference Center Gold
Articles from magazines, journals and reference books such as Masterpieces of World Literature and
Asimov's Chronology of Science & Discovery.
Select an individual newspaper from the list:
(Revistas en Español)
Articles from Spanish/bilingual magazines and newspapers including Siempre, Semana and La Opinion. Search in English or Spanish.
CATALOGS and READING
Search the contents of more than 60 online reference books in arts, biography, health, history, law, literature, religion, science, health, history and social science.
Statewide Library Catalog
Search 400+ Connecticut library catalogs; place interlibrary loan requests for materials owned by other libraries and track their status.
Magazine Catalog: Search for publications and find libraries that subscribe to them.
Downloadable Audio Books
Over 2300 nonfiction and fiction audio books that you can download to your computer and transfer for limited times to your iPod or MP3 player. Holds and checkout require a valid CT public library card number.
HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY
American Civil War
Resources particular to Connecticut and for the country as a whole.
Biography & Genealogy Master Index
Covers nearly 5 million people and points to books and other publications that contain their biographies.
Biography In Context
Biographies and images of newsmakers and figures of prominence from ancient through contemporary times.
Connecticut Digital Collections
Search individually, or as a combined search, the digital collections of the Connecticut State Library, Connecticut History Online, Newspapers of Connecticut and Treasures of Connecticut Libraries.
Stories about the people, traditions, innovations, and events that make up the rich history of the Nutmeg State.
Information about People, Places and Events for middle school and up.
Covers history, literature, biography, science and social studies.
Hartford Courant - Historical (1764-1922)
Search the earliest years of the Courant for articles and images that relate Connecticut
and national history.
Search U.S. federal censuses, family and local histories, and
primary-source documents such as tax lists, city directories, and probate records.
Materials date back to the 1700s.
U.S. History In Context
Covering U.S. history from colonial times to the present, this is an integrated collection of articles from journals, magazines and newspapers; reference works; primary source documents; timelines; historical maps and atlases, and audio and video clips of historic speeches and events.
World History In Context
Moves chronologically from antiquity to the present and geographically around the globe, the events that define, inform and shape world history are covered with a sense of balance. Includes articles from journals, magazines and newspapers; reference works; primary sources; a graphical timeline, research guide, historical maps and images.
Educator's Reference Complete
Focuses on the field of education - articles about school law, child
and adolescent psychology, human development, learning disabilities, etc.
BUSINESS and LAW
Find company and industry information and analysis including:
- easy-to-use company
fundamentals & investment reports
- industry rankings,
profiles & market share data
- company histories
Law and law-related articles from legal journals, business and general-interest publications.
HEALTH and SCIENCE
Developed by the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of
Health for consumers needing health information. Includes clinical trials, drug information
and Spanish-language materials.
CT Consumer Health Information
Research service for CT residents with medical questions. Provided by the University of Connecticut Health Center’s Lyman Maynard Stowe Library.
& Wellness Resource Center
Medical information for health professionals and general
2-1-1 Community Resources Directory
Listings for health and human service providers. CT residents may dial 2-1-1 for assistance, 24/7.
Connecticut Physician Profiles
Information about CT physicians.
Science in Context
Focuses on key concepts taught in school classrooms including biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, math, environmental science, life science, medicine, space science, computer science, technology, history of science, science and society, science as inquiry, science-related biographies and more.
Scholarly, government and general-interest titles include content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects. Topics include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Additional Health Resources
Additional Science Resources