A descriptive list of all online database subscriptions available to Ledyard Library cardholders. Databases with the logo are brought to you by the Connecticut State Library and are available to all CT library cardholders. Have your library card handy for log-in.
Ancestry Library Edition Search 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases. (Available in library only)
Biography Reference Bank (H.W. Wilson) - Indexes, abstracts and full text articles on more than 600,000 individuals.
Biography Reference Center - Contains more than 461,000 full text biographies.
Chilton’s – An online version of the auto repair manuals.
Connecticut History.org - A project of Connecticut Humanities, stories about the people, traditions, innovations, and events that make up the rich history of CT.
Connecticut Physician Profiles - An online renewal, verification and credential management system.
Connecticut Consumer Health Information - University of Connecticut Health Center Library’s consumer health information program for Connecticut residents and public libraries.
Downloadable Audio Books – Free downloadable audio books.
E-Books on the Web – List of resources for free e-books.
ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) - Digital library of education research and information.
Fuel Economy Up to date fuel economy data for new and used passenger vehicles dating back to 1984.
GreenFILE - Information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.
Hartford Courant - 1992 to present.
Hartford Courant Historical - 1764 to 1922.
History Reference Center – Full text for more than 1600 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction historical books.
Images on the Web – List of image resources.
Kids Search - Database resource youth grades k-8.
Legal Forms – Hundreds of legal forms.
Legal Information Reference Center - Full text legal reference and more than 225 full text publications and thousands of legal forms.
Los Angeles Times - 1985 to present.
Magill’s Medical Guide (NEW) An up-to-date and easy-to-use compendium of medical information suitable for student research as well as use by general readers, including patients and caregivers.
MainFile - Multi-disciplinary full text database.
MasterFILE Premier - Full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Includes Consumer Reports.
MedlinePlus - Information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues.
Newspaper Source Plus - Includes more than 860 full-text newspapers and more than 35 million full-text articles.
New York Times - 1985 to present.
Overdrive Downloadable AudioBooks and Ebooks – Downloadable audio and E books available through LION.
Price It – Prices for antiques and collectibles including prices for rare and first edition books.
Professional Development Collection – Designed for professional educators, provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles.
PubMed - Includes over 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
Readers Advisory Services - List of free readers advisory services. Referencia Latina - General reference resource for Spanish speakers covering issues of particular relevance for Latin America, Spain and the United States.
researchIT CT OneSearch for Public Libraries - Business profiles.
Science Reference Center – Comprehensive research database to access a multitude of full text science-oriented content.
Searchasaurus - Database for youth in grades k-3.
Student Research Center - Database for youth grades 6-12.
Testing and Education – An online planning tool for college and career with practice tests and online courses.
TOPICSearch - Current events database provides information on social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms.
Wall Street Journal – 1984 to present.