Online Research


Brought to you by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and Massachusetts Library System with state funds and federal Institute of Museum and Library Services funds.

These online resources are accessible from any internet connection in the state of Massachusetts. You may access the resources from wherever you perform your research, whether it be at the library, at home, or at your favorite coffee shop! 

View available resources at Gale PowerSearch Resources.

Massachusetts Digital Collections, explore historical collections from libraries, museums, and archives across Massachusetts

, an electronic almanac of MA history logo, the official website of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

MerriamWebster, for dictionary, thesaurus, medical and encyclopedia use

National Institutes of Health (NIH) logo
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency — making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.

Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) logo

The goal of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) is to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health by providing all U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information and improving individuals’ access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health. The Program is coordinated by the National Library of Medicine and carried out through a nationwide network of health science libraries and information centers.

NNLM offers funding for projects that improve access to health information, increase engagement with research and data, expand professional knowledge, and support outreach that promotes awareness and use of NLM resources in local communities.

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