Providing Our Library Members with the Research Tools they Need
Having accurate, credible, valuable sources is crucial to any research paper or project you may be involved in. With our rich, extensive catalog of the top research databases available, you’ll be able to access information ranging from medical research to history and literature, with everything in between. All you need to access these databases is your library card, and then you’re ready for your research.
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Scholarly resource provides indexing and abstracts for more than 8,300 journals, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. PDF back files to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals.
Search census, birth, death, and marriage certificates, newspaper & historical stories, photos, historical maps and other media.
In-library access only. The temporary remote access to Ancestry from home ended on December 31, 2021.
AskRI: Rhode Island’s Statewide Reference Resource Center. A local hub of information resources used by job seekers, students, and educators alike!
Repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added on a regular basis. All content has been created by ASE certified technicians.
Biography Collection Complete offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies supporting history, science, the arts, music, literature, multicultural studies, gender studies, business, government & politics, sports, entertainment and many other areas. This database features more than 177,000 full-text biographies from many different sources.
Digital Archives of the Woonsocket Call
The library’s digital archives of the Woonsocket Call newspapers from 1900-1960. More dates will be added in the future. This archive is free to use via any internet connection. You do not need a library card to use our archive website. This online resource was made possible by funding from the RI Office of Library and Information Services using funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Grey House Autoimmune Diseases Handbook
A Grey House Publication Online Database: Autoimmune Diseases Handbook & Resource Guide. Online access expires July 2023.
Grey House Dementia Handbook
A Grey House Publication Online Database: Handbook on Dementia. Online access expires July 2023.
Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 453,000 photos, maps and flags.
Sanborn Fire Maps
Access the Woonsocket, Rhode Island Sanborn Maps from the Library of Congress.
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