Research Databases

To Use in the Library
For Trumbull Residents From Home
America's News
AN-web-graphicExplore and stay informed on local and national topics, people, and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs & careers, political & social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources from across Connecticut and spanning the U.S. Available remotely 24/7 on any device with your library card. 
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AtoZ: The World
a to z world“AtoZ the World” explores the culture and customs, social conditions, and government of 175 countries worldwide. This database provides helpful background information for traveling or doing business abroad -- and for school reports and general knowledge.
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AtoZ: The World Travel
a to z world travelUse the “AtoZ World Travel” database to find helpful information for more than 200 major American and world cities. Great for planning vacations or business trips – or armchair traveling from home. Library Edition
ancestryUse this genealogy and family history database to search for census records, birth and death records, marriage records, passenger lists and more. This database can only be used while in the library.

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Antiques Reference Database
Antiques Reference DatabaseUse the Prices 4 Antiques (p4A) Reference database to help you research the value of antiques and collectibles you already own or may be thinking of buying.

Britannica Online Library Editionbritannica onlineEncyclopaedia Britannica, first published in 1768, is no longer available in print. Britannica Online is actually two databases in one -- Britannica Kids for children and Britannica Reference Center for adults and older students – which makes it great for both homework assignments and general information.

Chiltonlibrary.comCHILTON LibraryThe ChiltonLibrary database offers car repair and maintenance information as well as diagrams for most domestic and imported models, in some cases as far back as 1940.

Connecticut Post
ConnecticutPost-collection-adExplore local news, events, and people with the Connecticut Post Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online. Available remotely 24/7 on any device with your library card. 

Consumer Reportsconsumer reportsConsumers Union (CU) is an expert, independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to work for a fair, just, and safe marketplace for all consumers and to empower consumers to protect themselves. Enables consumers to make better purchasing decisions on the products they are shopping for.

Entrepreneurship Database from Proquestentrepreneurship databasePractical and theoretical, modern and multi-media (blogs, video clips, articles, annual reports!!!), it’s good for businesses, community developers, and innovative entities of all kinds. One location helps you identify what you need.

JobNowjobnowThis free job coaching service has resume assistance, career resources, and live advice. Unlike simple editing services for resumes, or static databases for job-seekers, the JobNow Suite provides on-demand access to live expert coaches for every state of a patron’s job search. Create a user name and password, and jump right in!

Learning Express
learningexpress-library-button-240 (PNG)LearningExpress helps students and adult learners improve skills required for academic, career and personal success. Resources include: prep tests for a variety of occupational jobs (including CDL), a job and career center (includes resume builder), GED test prep, computer skills, resources for Spanish language speakers, workplace skills, and resources to pursue US Citizenship.
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Morningstar Investment Research Center
MorningstarThe online version of no-longer-in-print Morningstar Mutual Funds has been expanded to also cover stocks, securities and ETFs. This database can be used by only one patron at a time. 

novelistThis "reader’s advisory" database suggests fiction authors and titles similar to ones you’ve already enjoyed and recommends novels by genre, subject, character, setting, and time period.

Reference Solutions (AKA Reference USA)Reference_Solutions_LogoFrom finding old friends and planning vacations to conducting market research and choosing a health care provider, this extensive database will offer information you need -- in a fast, convenient format.  

Trumbull Times
TrumbullTimes-150x150Search full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and more from current and archived issues of The Trumbull Times. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

Value Line Investment Survey
value-lineThe online version of Value Line Investment Survey lets you research stocks, companies, and industries with “Ratings and Reports” and other analytical features