Useful Reference

General Reference Databases

Literary, Legal, Ready Reference

1,000+ Ratings, reviews, expert buying advice, product comparisons, consumer user reviews,and product video clips. Library subscription. Use your library card number to access.
The premier source for peer-reviewed articles covering all academic disciplines
Trusted legal dictionary of law definitions and terms for over 100 years.
The LC Online Catalog is the main access point for the Library's collections.
Collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide
Startups and established businesses alike can access How-Tos covering vital questions.
The largest current English dictionaries and thesaurus
Full-text of Boston Globe from 1980-present

Medical Reference

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Information, publications, and data and statistics on a wide variety of health and safety
Health information for the whole family, from the American Academy of Family Physicians.
National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families.
Leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders.
Organization of psychiatrists working together to ensure effective treatment for all persons with mental illness, including substance use disorders.


The official website of the Internal Revenue Service
Downloadable Massachusetts tax forms on Mass.Gov