Online Resources for Berlin-Peck Memorial Library Cardholders
With 7 billion genealogical records from across the globe and millions of family trees, this is the world’s largest online family history resource.
This resource can only be accessed in the library.
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people • businesses • healthcare • jobs
AtoZdatabases is ideal for finding friends, relatives, businesses, healthcare professionals, sales leads, as well as mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, background searches, and more.
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Giving adults the edge on brain health! BrainHQ is an easy way to make brain health a priority, with life-enhancing brain fitness exercises. Exercises are organized around the 6 core cognitive areas of Attention, Brain Speed, Memory, People Skills, Intelligence and Navigation — delivered in short 2 minute or less segments.
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product research • consumer advocacy
Research products before you buy them! Consumer Reports is a nonprofit organization dedicated to unbiased product testing, consumer-oriented research, public education, and advocacy.
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Practice for your driving tests! Our driving resources includes tests for cars, motorcycles, CDL (Commercial Driver’s License), as well as online driver’s manuals (car and motorcycle) and an FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.
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resume resources • live job coaching • computer training • job search
Get live job coaching, resume assistance, basic computer training, help with your job search, and more.
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Find online newspapers in the USA (including state and national newspapers) and from around the world (Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America, South America, Southern Pacific, and worldwide).
Berlin residents, check out Connecticut andPoland!
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literature • history • science • health • careers
Comprehensive information on historical events and provides biographical sketches from Salem Press’ Great Lives from History and Great Events from History.
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Value Line puts you in the driver’s seat with accurate and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies. From the latest data, sophisticated tools and proven ranks to expert analysis and guidance, Value Line gives you the power to evaluate investments with confidence.
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The classic encyclopedia you used throughout your childhood is now available online! You can access World Book Online at the library or from the comfort of your home with your Berlin-Peck library card.
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Online Resources for Connecticut Residents
Connecticut State Library
archives • public records • museums • administration
The Connecticut State Library is an Executive Branch agency of the State of Connecticut. The State Library provides a variety of library, information, archival, public records, museum, and administrative services for citizens of Connecticut, as well as for the employees and officials of all three branches of State government.
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Connecticut State Library Databases
law • government • biography • genealogy • journals • newspapers
An alphabetical listing of online searchable databases with legal, biographical, genealogical, government, and general information, including indexes, journals, and online newspapers available on-site at the Connecticut State Library.
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Connecticut State Library Digital Collections
law and legislation • photographs • historical documents
Materials from the State Library, the Museum of Connecticut History, and the Connecticut State Archives. Collections include historical photos and papers; account books, diaries, and Journals; photographs of Connecticut; Connecticut State Library history; court documents; library items; State Archives items; law and legislation; legislative histories; newspapers; portraits; and more.
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Connecticut State Library Archive Finding Aids
government, church, and organization documents
Records from more than 70 Connecticut state government departments, commissions, and offices, covering the colonial period to the present, as well as files from many non-governmental institutions, organizations, and churches, as well as collections of tax lists and other official records from Connecticut towns.
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Connecticut State Library Newspapers
local & major newspapers
Town newspapers, every daily newspaper and the majority of weekly papers, business newspapers and special interest publications; major national newspapers and indexes to newspaper collections.
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Newspapers through researchIT CT and ProQuest
local & major newspapers
This link brings you directly to the ResearchITCT newspaper collection. Search for full-text newspaper articles from such publications as The Hartford Courant, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post.
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journals • magazines • newspapers • downloadable books
Here you will find journal, magazine, and newspaper articles for Connecticut public, K12, and academic libraries and their users. We also offer a collection of downloadable eAudios and eBooks for Connecticut residents with valid CT public library card numbers.
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