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To find print books, check our catalog or the statewide catalog, ReQuest.

To find electronic books, audiobooks and movies, check our downloadable media.

To find magazine and journal articles, search the databases and websites by subject area below for articles, or check out Zinio for full digital magazine issues.

Check out these subject areas to find the best databases and websites:

Books | Business | Careers | Consumer Information |Education | General | Genealogy | Health | History | Income Tax | Investments | Jobs | Legal Help | Magazine & Newspaper Articles | Medicine |
State Library | Testing | Travel

(Your Rocky Hill library card number may be required to access some databases.)


Alphabetical List

All databases


Books

Links to Good Books and More

Business & Investments

iCONN OneSearch - Choose "Select iCONN resource" to find magazine and journal articles
Morningstar - Research your investments in the library or from home
Newspapers - Wall Street Journal, New York Times and more
ReferenceUSA - Information about national & local businesses, healthcare providers and residential households

Websites
Bankrate Connecticut Business Resources NYSE Amex Equities
Better Business Bureau Chamber of Commerce Small Business Administration
New York Stock Exchange Nasdaq


Consumer Information
Consumer Reports - Online access to articles
Healthnet - Consumer health information from the UConn Medical Center

iCONN OneSearch - Choose "Select iCONN resource" for magazine and journal articles

Websites  
Bankrate Consumer World Physician Profiles
Better Business Bureau Kelley Blue Book SmartConsumerCT


Education & Testing
Rocket Languages - Foreign language instruction
Testing and Education Reference Center
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Courses and sample tests for academic and professional exams
Universal Class - Classes on 540 professional development and recreational topics

Websites  
CT Higher Education Resources Online Courses


Genealogy
Ancestry.com - Available only in the library



General

iCONN OneSearch - Click on "Select iCONN resource" for magazine and journal articles


Health & Medicine

Books24x7 - Ebooks on health topics for your computer or tablet
Healthnet - Consumer health information from the UConn Medical Center

Medline Plus - National Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health database

Websites  
WebMD CDC


History
Biography Reference Center -
Profiles and images of individuals from antiquity to the present
Hartford Courant Historical - Connecticut and national history from 1764-1922
Heritage Quest - Census and genealogical records
History Reference Center - U.S. and world history



Income Tax

Websites  
IRS Forms Other States' Tax Forms


Jobs & Careers
Best Job Searching Tips - The best place to start, with sites chosen by CJB librarians
JobNow - Online job coaching and resume assistance
ReferenceUSA - Information about national & local businesses, healthcare providers and residential households
CT Job Search Toolkit - Job searching resources
Testing and Education Reference Center - Courses and sample tests for academic and professional exams
Books24x7 - Ebooks on technology to read on your computer or tablet

O*NET OnLine - Career exploration and job analysis

Websites  
Where to Turn (2-1-1)  
GlassDoor    


Legal Help
Legal Forms Library - Connecticut forms and more
Legal Information Reference Center - Publications, articles and forms for all states
CT Network for Legal Aid - Self-help guides, court forms & links to information


Newspaper and Magazine Articles

Christian Science Monitor (1997 - present)
Hartford Courant - Full text (1992 - present)

Hartford Courant Historical -
Full page and images (1764 - 1922)
iCONN OneSearch - Choose "Select iCONN resource" for magazine and newspaper databases
Los Angeles Times (1984 - present)
New York Times (1984 -present)

Wall Street Journal (1984 - present)
Washington Post (1987 - present)


State Library

Connecticut History - Photographs, drawings and information
reQuest - Statewide library catalog


Travel
A to Z World Travel - Travel essentials for cities around the world

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