Online Reader Resources


From the Library

(To access these resources outside of the library, have your library card number ready.)

artemisWith Artemis: Literary Sources you can efficiently research authors and their works, literary movements, and genres. Artemis searches across both the Literature Resource Center and Literature Criticism Online: Contemporary to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.


books_and_authorsBooks and Authors offers ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. Combining over 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alike, award winner and "librarian's favorites" lists.


overdriveDigital Media Catalog (OverDrive) connects patrons to eBooks and audiobooks to check out and read online, or download.  Find popular fiction and non-fiction, public domain titles that are always available, children's and teens books, too.



Hoopla_Logo_blue_300dpi_RGBSign up with your library card to make a hoopla account, then access a collection of "Always Available" audiobooks to stream online, or download to a device.


novplus_button_200x100NoveList assists fiction readers in finding new authors and titles.  Use a favorite author or title to locate similar authors and titles of interest.  Readers can also enter words that describe the contents of a book they would like to read, and NoveList retrieves titles that contain these words in the book's subject headings field.  In addition, users can browse over 1,200 theme-oriented book lists, 150 award lists and 1,000 fiction related web-sites.  NoveList contains materials for all ages.


Book Reviews

academic_onefile_lgAcademic OneFile contains 8,000 academic journals, the majority in full-text, available in HTML and PDF formats. In addition it contains hundreds of podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN, and the CBC, as well as full-text New York Times content from 1985.




Boston Globe full text - 1980-current.

Historical Boston Globe is a full-image archive 1872-1979.




New York Times from January 1, 1985 to the present.

Historical New York Times provides the full image of articles published from the first issue in 1851 to three years prior to the current year. It includes illustrations and advertisements. The title changed from the New York Daily Times to the New York Times in 1857.



From the Web




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