E-Resources


We’ve organized all of our e-resources and databases by subject to allow you to browse these free digital resources at your convenience.

Unless otherwise indicated as “In Library Use Only,” these digital resources are available from any internet connection. Some of these databases will require you to enter your NOBLE Library card number for access outside of the library.

Arts & Music


  • Fine Arts and Music Collection

    Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that support research in areas including drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

Books and Authors


  • Artemis Literary Sources

    Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres or find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.

  • Books & Authors

    Explore the What Do I Read Next? feature for reading recommendations.

  • Literature Resource Center

    Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

  • NoveList Plus

    Find a suggestion for your next book or audiobook. Find a new book by a favorite author or discover a new favorite.

Business


Culture


  • Biography In Context

    Periodicals and multimedia offer information on the world’s most influential people. Search by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

  • Diversity Studies Collection

    Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community.

  • Gender Studies Collection

    Provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society, with access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

  • Global Issues in Context

    Offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Multimedia, including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs, enhance analysis.

  • Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection

    Offers journals, magazines, and trade publications that provide coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism industries.

  • Military and Intelligence Database

    Scholarly journals, magazines, and reports cover all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs, including governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, and more.

  • Opposing Viewpoints In Context

    Provides information and  opinions on hundreds of today’s social issues with topic overviews, magazines, journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to relevant websites.

Education Professionals


Entertainment


Genealogy


  • Ancestry Library (In Library Use Only)

    Discover your family history at ancestry.com

  • HeritageQuest

    Research your ancestry through America’s largest commercial genealogy archive. Beginners and experts benefit with the best family history and genealogy data and resources available.

General


Health


History


  • European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 (Home access requires a library card)

    Sources from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750. 

  • Massachusetts History Online

    Contains full-text articles gathered from almost 50 sources that directly relate to MA history.

  • U.S. History Collection

    Provides scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians and advanced academic researchers, offering coverage of events in U.S. history and scholarly work in the field.

  • U.S. History In Context

    For those seeking information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. Includes full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.

  • War and Terrorism Collection

    Provides access to academic journals and magazines of interest to analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science, offering balanced coverage of both historic and contemporary topics in the field.

  • World History Collection

    Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers, offering balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work.

  • World History In Context

    An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. Merges Gale’s authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.

Homework Help


  • InfoTrac Student Edition

    Provides high school students with access to magazines, newspapers, books, and other reference content containing information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

  • Kids InfoBits

    Designed for students in Kindergarten through Grade 5 searching for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

  • Middle Search Plus (Home access requires a library card)

    Designed for middle school libraries, this database contains full text for popular magazines, full-text biographies and historical essays.

  • Primary Search (Home access requires a library card)

    Designed specifically for elementary school libraries, containing full-text for the most popular elementary school magazines.

  • Research in Context

    Created specifically for middle-schoolers to help complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.

Law


  • Criminal Justice Collection

    Provides access to academic journals and magazines on topics including law, law enforcement, security, and terrorism.

News


Religion


  • Religion and Philosophy Collection

    Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines of interest offering balanced content that covers topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions.

Science