Ancestry.com Library Edition
Use 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.
Automotive Repair Database
The Auto Repair Reference Center database from Ebsco offers car repair information and diagrams for major domestic and imported models, in some cases as far back as 1945.
Britannica Online Library Edition:
Encyclopaedia 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.
Consumers 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. Eenables consumers to make better purchasing decisions on the products they are shopping for.
This is a very user-friendly general reference tool -- the perfect resource for your reference needs. Research is made easy -- no matter the user's age or skill level. Find the answers you need from more than 2,000 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, and transcripts, plus thousands of maps, pictures, web links, and audio/video files. ***To connect from home you will need to type 86-45156 in the username box and the word bigchalk in the password box.***
Practical 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.
Home Improvement Reference Center
The Home Improvement Reference Center guides you step-by-step through many popular home repair and remodeling projects. This "how-to" database may encourage the true beginner to get started and help the best "do-it-yourselfer" do even better.
Enjoy 1,000's of award winning independent films whenever and wherever you want them. All you need to do is create an account! If you are not a Trumbull resident, you will need to come into the library to create your account.
JobNow.This 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 Library
Taking practice tests that could help you reach your school and career goals used to be expensive and inconvenient. Now it’s free and completely accessible. You’ll have unlimited free Internet access to practice tests based on such official exams as the ACT, SAT, GED, ASVAB, Firefighter, Police Officer, Paramedic, EMT Basic, U.S. Citizenship, Postal Worker, Cosmetology, Real Estate Agent & Broker Exams. All you need to get started is to create a username and password.
Literature Resource Center
The Literature Resource Center is an excellent database for information about writers and their works.Users will find both biographical sketches of authors and criticism of their novels, short stories, poetry, plays, and nonfiction.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
The 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.
Use NewsBank to search for full-text articles from our two local newspapers. This database covers the Trumbull Times from 11/30/2006 to the present and the Connecticut Post from 9/15/2001 to the present.
TRUMBULL RESIDENTS, LOG IN HERE BY TYPING IN YOUR LIBRARY BARCODE TO ACCESS FROM HOME.
This "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.
As its name suggests, Opposing Viewpoints presents both sides of current social and political issues and controversies. This database is ideal for both students with research assignments and anyone who wants to stay better informed about today's "hot button" issues.
For patron use in the Library. Trumbull residents using their Trumbull
Library System card barcode number can also connect from home.
From 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. The subscription to
Reference USA is paid for by your Trumbull Library System.
Transparent Language Online
Transparent Language Online is an online language learning service offering over 80 languages, including English for foreign language speakers. Through simple steps you build listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills, and best of all, you can access Transparent Language remotely from home. So start learning today -- all you need is to create a user Id and password.
The Universal Class database offers more than 500 online Continuing Education courses facilitated by real instructors. Learn something new every day! If you are not a Trumbull resident, you will need to come into the library to create your account.
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