Digital Services

 ONLINE DATABASES
JobNowJobNow offers live, anytime, anywhere job assistance, including up-to-date nation-wide and local job search engines, professional resume critique and proven interview techniques. 
Training is available for this resource. Check our calendar or call: (860) 290-4329.
ReserachITResearchIT CT allows access to library catalogs, newspapers and many subscription databases (including EBSCOhost) provided by the State of Connecticut with a valid Connecticut library card.
law depotLaw Depot  is the leading publisher of do-it-yourself legal documents. This database offers a free way to create legal documents like wills, rental agreements, and small business forms, in mere minutes.
Consumer ReportsConsumer Reports publishes reviews and comparisons of consumer products and services based on reporting and results from its in-house testing laboratory and survey research center.
ancestryAncestry.com access free records via the Connecticut State Library!  Users outside of the above institutions will land in a login screen, where they will be required to enter their valid Connecticut public library card numbers to search the collections. In order to access individual records, a personal account with Ancestry.com is required.There is no charge to create no to use this account.
 DIGITAL MEDIA- EBOOKS, AUDIOBOOKS, MAGAZINES & MUSIC
overdriveOverdrive offers free e-books & audiobooks. Thousands of titles to choose from. You need a valid library card to borrow books.  Download the free overdrive app directly to your tablet or smart device.  
project gutenbergProject Gutenberg offers over 40,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.
internet archiveInternet Archive allows you to download free books and texts. The Internet Archive Text Archive contains a wide range of fiction, popular books, children's books, historical texts and academic books. 
  
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections. Much of the collection is accessible through their website.

The Library of Congress E-Resources Online Catalog provides access to electronic research tools, including databases, e-journals, e-books, and websites on various topics suggested by the Library of Congress reference staff.

CONNECTICUT HISTORICAL RESOURCES
Treasure of Connecticut Libraries is a collection of items that have been digitized and made available online for searching. The items in the collection come from libraries and their partnering cultural institutions across Connecticut and include historical photographs, maps, postcards, films and more.
Connecticut History Online is a digital collection of over 15,000 digital primary sources, together with associated interpretive and educational material.