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Research Databases

Research isn’t just strictly for academics (although, we have a database for that!) Whether you’re doing research for school, research on buying a car, or researching what book to read next, we’ve got a database that can help you!

 

Genealogy:

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Access thousands of genealogy records including, birth, death, marriage, immigration, voter, and census records.  Ancestry.com must be accessed from inside the library either on a library computer or a laptop on our wifi.  Ask a staff member for help.

 Foundation Center Grant Databases

 

3 databases all for people looking for grants! One for non-profits, one for individuals and one for philanthropy trends.  This database is only accessible from inside the library.  Email Madhu to schedule an appointment to use one of these databases today: mgupta@plnl.org

 

researchIT CT

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researchIT CT offers free online resources as a service of the CT State Library.  Here you will find journal, magazine, and newspaper articles for Connecticut public, K12, and academic libraries and their users.

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Business Insights: Essentials contains a wealth of information on companies and business industries.

Covering US History from colonial times to present, this database is an integrated collection of articles from scholarly journals, magazines and newspapers.  It contains primary documents, timelines, historical maps and audio and video clips.

Newspapers:

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Legal:

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Connecticut History:

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Biographies:

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Medical:

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Citation Help:

Remember to cite your sources! EVERY well-written paper is followed by a comprehensive bibliography which gives credit to the original sources that helped make ideas possible. Click the link below for an array of sites that will help you cite your sources!

Citation Sites