MVLC Databases

Patrons of MVLC member libraries may be able to access the following databases.

Please note that this list may not be complete or accurate.

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Digital Access and Downloads
General Research
Newspapers
Business Research
Youth Oriented Study
Other Research Databases

Digital Access and Downloads

Overdrive Audiobooks

Digital Audiobooks that can be listened to with your PC or portable audio player!

Safari Books Online - Proquest


General Research

eLibrary

Easy to use! eLibrary is a full-text database of consumer-oriented magazines, books, newspapers, newswires, television and radio transcripts, photographs and maps.

EBSCOHost

MVLC provides access to the following resources for all patrons:

Some libraries may subscribe to additional materials. These materials may be available from other libraries by providing your library card number even when in the library.

Gale Group Databases - Gale Group, Inc.

Provides access to popular magazines, scholarly journals, encyclopedias, newspapers, newswire services, business directories, investment reports, health pamphlets, prescription drug information, and literature reviews. PowerSearch makes it possible to find subjects from A-Z in one or several of the Thomson Gale's periodical databases in a single search. Databases include:


Newspapers

eLibrary

Easy to use! eLibrary is a full-text database of consumer-oriented magazines, books, newspapers, newswires, television and radio transcripts, photographs and maps.

Massachusetts Newsstand - Proquest

Massachusetts Newsstand includes:


Business Research

General BusinessFile ASAP - Gale Group, Inc.

Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available.


Youth Oriented Study

eLibrary

Easy to use! eLibrary is a full-text database of consumer-oriented magazines, books, newspapers, newswires, television and radio transcripts, photographs and maps.

InfoTrac K-12 Junior Edition - Gale Group, Inc.

Now with over 330 titles, cross searchable with E-Books, this periodical database is designed for students in junior high and middle school with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Kids InfoBits - Gale Group, Inc.

Kids InfoBits is a database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Featuring a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, the most popular search method is moving from a broad subject to a narrower topic using the subject-based topic tree. The curriculum-related, age appropriate, full-text content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines. This database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.


Other Research Databases

OCLC® WorldCat

The OCLC Online Union Catalog - Offers more than 46 million bibliographic records and holdings information vital for collection development, cataloging, authority control, and retrospective conversion services.

Massachusetts Special Collections Directory

The Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections Directory is a guide and locator of collections residing in Massachusetts libraries, archives, historical societies and town clerk's offices. This directory provides access in one location to the holdings in more than 650 repositories in the Commonwealth. Often such holdings are not fully cataloged or known outside the library yet are of great potential research value. The holdings are available by town/location, institution, repository, collection description, special collection and through name and/or subject searches. In addition, the directory provides information about the institution, contacts, services available and volume of material, as well as directions to the repository.