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Hamilton-Wenham Electronic Resources

These electronic resources have been purchased by the Hamilton-Wenham Public Library. If you are using them from home you will need either a password (which can be obtained by calling the Reference Desk at 978-468-5577, ext. 19) or your Hamilton-Wenham Public Library library card number (located on the back of your library card). If you have any questions regarding these resources, please call the library at 978-468-5577, ext. 19.

For Auto Maintenance and Repair:

green Chilton Library logoChilton Library - Online access in the library, and Remote access. (Remote access will require your 14-digit library card number, which can be found on the back of your Hamilton-Wenham library card.)
Choose year, make, and model to get the specific information you need for auto maintenance and repair.

For Book Information:

booklist online logoBooklist Online: Remote access (Your 14-digit library card number can be found on the back of your Hamilton-Wenham library card.)
Booklist Online: In library access
The online version of the magazine. Read book reviews, look at award lists, create your own profile to get recommendations.

oclc logoOCLC® WorldCat - Be ready to type in the 14-digit library card number on the back of your Massachusetts library card.
Over 46 million bibliographic records--representing 400 languages--and holdings information vital for collection development, cataloging, authority control, and retrospective conversion services.

cover for milestone documents in american historySalem Literature - Online access in the library.
Salem Literature - Remote access. Call the library at 978-468-5577 ext.19 for the password.
This database provides an excellent collection of articles about characters in comic books and graphic novels:

- Graphic Novels: Heroes & Superheroes

Once at the site, click on +Critical Surveys and then the title for a browsable list of all articles in this publication, or just run a search in Genre: All.

For Business and Finance:

cover for milestone documents in american historyMorningstar Investment Research Center - Online access in the library.
Morningstar Investment Research Center - Remote access.
Morningstar supplies data and analysis on over 41,000 investments, along with analyst reports and ratings, market coverage and industry reports, and articles and videos on investing and personal finance.

If you use Morningstar...you may be interested in Investing for the Long Run, available at no charge as a PDF or in print form.

For Career Development:

cypress resume logoCypress Resume - Online access in the library, and Remote access. (Remote access will require your 14-digit library card number, which can be found on the back of your Hamilton-Wenham library card.)
An online resume builder for creating professional-quality resumes. Create a resume or reference sheet on the fly, OR, create an account to be able to save and return to resumes and references.

green Testing & Education Reference Center logoTesting & Education Reference Center with Career Module - Online access in the library, and Remote access. (Remote access will require your 14-digit library card number, which can be found on the back of your Hamilton-Wenham library card.)
Use the Career Tools to prep for tests as an Accounting, Firefighting, Nursing, Teaching, and much more. You will need to register with the site to see your test scores and progress.

For Education and Personal Development:

universal class logoUniversal Class - Remote access. Create an account by using your Hamilton-Wenham library card number and email address.
Hamilton-Wenham patrons can register for online classes taught by dedicated instructors, at no charge, through our subscription to UniversalClass™. Classes cover a wide range! Browse the sidebar for specific classes under any given area of study.

green Testing & Education Reference Center logoTesting & Education Reference Center with Career Module - Online access in the library, and Remote access. (Remote access will require your 14-digit library card number, which can be found on the back of your Hamilton-Wenham library card.)
Use the High School, College Prep, and Graduate School Tools practice for exams and tests, such as the SAT, GRE, GED and more. There are also practice tests for the TOEFL, TOEIC and U.S. Citizenship under International Tools. You will need to register with the site to see your test scores and progress.

For Genealogy:

heritagequest logoHeritageQuest Online - Remote access (Your 14-digit library card number can be found on the back of your Hamilton-Wenham library card.)
Includes the U.S. Census, Periodical Source Index (PERSI), Revolutionary War Pension Records, Freedman's Bank Records.

ancestry library edition logoAncestry Library Edition - Online access in the library. This link will only work on our public library computers or via our library's wireless internet.
Includes the U.S. Census, U.S. Data Collection, UK & Ireland Collection, and Immigration Collection.

seal of the New England Historic Genealogical SocietyAmerican Ancestors (formerly New England Ancestors) - Online access in the library. This link will only work on our public library computers or via our library's wireless internet.
The New England Historic Genealogical Society's new web site reflects its expanding national collection and resources. This collection of resources features over 110 million names, gleaned from church records, newspapers and periodicals, city and town directories, court records, census, tax, and voter lists, diaries and journals, land records, military records, published genealogies and biographies and more.

For Geography:

abc-clio world geography logoWorld Geography by ABC-CLIO - Remote access. Call the library at 978-468-5577 ext.19 for the password.
Includes country overviews, maps & flags, facts & figures, history, culture, biographies, news reports and much more!!

global road warrior logoGlobal Road Warrior - Remote access. (Your 14-digit library card number can be found on the back of your Hamilton-Wenham library card.)
Includes country overviews, detailed maps, travel information, financial information, security, and much more.

For History:

Salem History - Online access in the library.
Salem History - Remote access. Call the library at 978-468-5577 cover for milestone documents in american historyext.19 for the password.
No, it's not just the history of Salem, but an excellent historical resource put out by Salem Press. View online versions of

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- Milestone Documents in American History
- Milestone Documents in World History

Once at the site, click on +Milestone Documents to select the cover for milestone documents in world historyresource that you want, or just run a search. Entries for each primary source include the original text with accompanying document analysis. Each document analysis includes information about the authors of the source in question and its significance.

For Languages:

rocket languages logoRocket Languages - Remote access. Use your Hamilton-Wenham library card number to create an account.
A language learning program that offers audio lessons, memory and matching games, books and quizzes in eleven different languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Inglés (English for Spanish-speakers), Italian, Japanese, Korean, Sign Language, and Spanish.

For Medical Information:

cover for Magill's Medical GuideSalem Health - Online access in the library.
Salem Health - Remote access. Call the library at 978-468-5577 ext.19 for the password.
View online versions of
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- Infectious Diseases and Conditions
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Magill's Medical Guide
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Salem Health's Psychology and Mental Health
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Once at the site, click on the Reference set you want for a browsable list of articles in that set, or just search All of Salem Health.

For Science and Technology:

aps journals logoJournals of the American Physical Society - Online access in the library. This link will only work on our public library computers or via our library's wireless internet.
This collection of journals contains letters and review articles within the science of physics, and includes the following publications (links will only work in the library):

- Physical Review Letters (PRL): brief important papers, all topics in physics
- Physical Review A: atomic, molecular, and optical physics
- Physical Review B: condensed matter and materials physics 
- Physical Review C: nuclear physics
- Physical Review D: particles, fields, gravitation and cosmology
- Physical Review E: statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics
- Reviews of Modern Physics: in-depth articles, all topics in physics 
- Physical Review Special Topics: Accelerators and Beams
- Physical Review Special Topics: Physics Education Research
- Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA): archive of APS journals back to 1893

book cover for Grzimek's Animal Life EncyclopediaGrzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia - Online access in the library, and Remote access. (Remote access will require your 14-digit library card number, which can be found on the back of your Hamilton-Wenham library card.)
This digital counterpart of our seventeen-volume print encylopedia provides detailed information about families and species across the animal kingdom.

logo for Safari Books OnlineSafari Books Online - Online access in the library.
Safari Books Online - Remote access. (Your 14-digit library card number can be found on the back of your Hamilton-Wenham library card.)

Safari Books Online is an on-demand, digital library that provides access to thousands of technology books by major IT (information technology) publishers, with coverage for the current and past two full calendar years.

book coverSalem Science - Online access in the library.
Salem Science - Remote access. Call the library at 978-468-5577 ext.19 for the password.
Use these two excellent resources for vocational research in two important sciences:

book cover- Careers in Chemistry
- Careers in Physics


Once at the site, click on the Reference set you want for a browsable list of articles in that set, or just search All of Salem Health.


Don't forget our other invaluable electronic resources. Just click on "Online Electronic Resources" for access.

Please call the Reference Librarian with any questions you may have regarding these resources.


Modified 6/5/2014