Online Resources

Online Resources

GaleDatabasesMagazines, journals, newspapers, encyclopedia for all ages.   Access to thousands of popular magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers (including New York Times 1985+ and Boston Globe 1980+), Encyclopaedia Britannica, biographies, health and prescription drug information, US and World History, newswires, business directories, investment reports, K-12 resources and electronic reference books.


  The sites below are not controlled by the library.  We are not responsible for the content of any sites on this page.


Health Resources

AIDSinfo – A site dedicated to offering the latest federally approved information about AIDS/HIV clinical research.

ClinicalTrials.Gov – Provides up to date information about federal and privately funded clinical research on human participants. Searchable by keyword or browsing.

The Guide to Poisonous Plants – Details on various plants, their toxicity to humans, and tips on what to do if the plant is ingested.

Healthfinder – The directory of health organizations.

Household Products Database – Contains information on over 4,000 consumer brands and ingredients.

Massachusetts Veteran Drug Rehabilitation Centers –  A list of drug rehabilitation centers that accept VA and Tricare.

Medicare.Gov – The official U.S. government site for people with Medicare.

MEDLINEplus – Offers over 650 health topics along with drug information, a medical dictionary, and news. Resources also available in Spanish.

PubMed – Offers over 14 million citations for biomedical articles going back to the 1950s.

Library of Congress – The Library of Congress is the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution, and it serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with more than 120 million items. The collections include books, sound recordings, motion pictures, photographs, maps, and manuscripts.

Boston Public Library: 24/7 Reference – A new service that lets you ask questions and get answers, in real time, right here on the Internet from live reference staff. The 24/7 Reference service is available from the Boston Public Library.

Career and Employment Information:

Massachusetts Division of Career Services – The Massachusetts division of career and unemployment services.

US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – The official website of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.



The official site of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

The General Laws of Massachusetts 

The Registry of Motor Vehicles

The official website of the Internal Revenue Service

You may request up to 10 forms/publications to be sent to you by U.S. Mail

Request forms/publications to be mailed to you by phone: 1-800-829-3676

Download and print tax forms online

Downloadable Massachusetts tax forms on Mass.Gov


Health Resources

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