researchIT CT

Access to this database is provided as a service of the Connecticut State Library provided by the State of Connecticut and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.  Here you will find journal, magazine, and newspaper articles as well as a collection of downloadable eAudios and eBooks for Connecticut residents with valid CT public library card numbers.

This resource includes:

Nonfiction Book Collection – High Schools (2,700 titles)

A rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for 2,700 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, ethnicity, disabilities, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics and more. Not downloadable.

Nonfiction Book Collection – Middle Schools (3,200 titles)

A rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for 3,200 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, ethnicity, disabilities, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics and more. Not downloadable.

Nonfiction Book Collection – Elementary Schools (1,300 titles)

A rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for 1,300 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on animals, weather, holidays, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, civics and more. Not downloadable.

Primary Search

Provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.

Professional Development Collection

Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.

Referencia Latina

A comprehensive Spanish-language resource offering 49,000 encyclopedia entries, 50,000 images, 2,500 health reports, a Spanish-English dictionary and the full text of over 100 hundred reference books and dozens of general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas. Its intuitive, theme-based Spanish-language interface is designed to make content readily accessible to Spanish speakers with limited online research experience. Daily updates ensure availability of the most current articles from a dozen prominent newspapers from 10 Latin American countries.

Teacher Reference Center

Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

TOPICsearch

Contains full text for over 150,961 articles from 475 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO’s collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.