Library Resources

The Ansonia Library subscribes to the following databases.  To access a most of them, you will need to enter your Library Card Number.

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Full text articles from magazines and newspapers.  Enter your library card number when prompted for Patron ID.

Use this Online Library Edition of this trusted encyclopedia to search or browse for information in encyclopedias, magazines, videos, and Web sites. 

JobNow provides users with practical tools to help you get a job.  Choose from career resources, resume building, or interview resources.

Provided by the State of Connecticut.  Newspapers, periodicals, journals, encyclopedias, dictionaries and other sources of information may be accessed from schools, libraries, and from home.  Enter your library card when accessing from home.
WelcomeToRqst The Statewide Library catalog of Connecticut.  Search over 3 million titles located in over 300 Connecticut Libraries at once.

Learning Express Library

LearningExpress Library provides a completely interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons, students, and adult learner succeed on academic or licensing tests they must pass. First Time Users: Select “New User” and register with your 14-digit library card number as your username, and create a password of your choice. 

Access to a collection of electronic books including computer, career, and business books.  You will need to enter your library card as part of your authentication.

TumbleTalkingBooks is an online audio book library collection of streaming audio books which gives you UNLIMITED remote access to your audio book collection.  Titles include unabridged high quality audio versions of classics of American and world literature, non-fiction, fiction, and children and teen books.

MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help you answer health questions.  MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations.

Research family history and American culture using U.S. federal census records and the UMI Genealogy and Local History collection.

 

 2-1-1, Connecticut’s community resources database contains over 5,500 health and human
service providers, 16,000 sites, and more than 50,000 service-sites to help meet your needs.
Most of the resources are Connecticut-based.