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E-Resources


We’ve organized all of our e-resources and databases by subject to allow you to browse these free digital resources at your convenience.

Unless otherwise indicated as “In Library Use Only,” these digital resources are available from any internet connection. Some of these databases will require you to enter your NOBLE Library card number for access outside of the library.

Please let us know if you have any problems.

FEATURED

 Search Consumer Reports

Home access to Consumer Reports Requires your library card.

Arts & Music


  • Fine Arts

    Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that support research in areas including drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

Books and Authors


Business


  • Business Source Premier (Home access requires a library card)

    The industry’s most used business database for full-text business publications.

  • Communications and Mass Media

    Key subjects covered in these academic journals and magazines include advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and more.

  • Economics and Theory

    Provides access to academic journals and magazines which focus on topics in economics and related fields.

  • Entrepreneurship

    Provides access to academic journals and magazines perfect for both business school students and entrepreneurs, offering content that includes insights, tips, strategies and success stories.

  • Home Improvement

    For hobbyists and professionals alike, topics include architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others.

  • Insurance and Liability

    Academic journals and trade publications cover the insurance industry and topics of interest to both individual property owners and corporations such as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more.

  • Regional Business News (Home access requires a library card)

    A full-text database covering a full spectrum of regional business news and publications for the United States and Canada.

Culture


  • Biography

    Periodicals and multimedia offer information on the world’s most influential people. Search by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

  • Diversity Studies

    Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community.

  • Gender Studies

    Provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society, with access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

  • Global Issues

    Offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Multimedia, including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs, enhance analysis.

  • Hospitality and Tourism

    Offers journals, magazines, and trade publications that provide coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism industries.

  • Military and Intelligence

    Scholarly journals, magazines, and reports cover all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs, including governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, and more.

  • Pop Culture Studies

    Offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.

Education Professionals


Entertainment


Genealogy


  • Ancestry Library (In Library Use Only)

    Discover your family history at ancestry.com

  • HeritageQuest

    Research your ancestry through America’s largest commercial genealogy archive. Beginners and experts benefit with the best family history and genealogy data and resources available.

General


Health


History


  • European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 (Home access requires a library card)

    Sources from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750. 

  • U.S. History

    For those seeking information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. Includes full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.

  • War and Terrorism

    Provides access to academic journals and magazines of interest to analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science, offering balanced coverage of both historic and contemporary topics in the field.

  • World History In Context

    An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. Merges Gale’s authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.

Homework Help


  • High School Edition

    Provides high school students with access to magazines, newspapers, books, and other reference content containing information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

  • Kids InfoBits

    Designed for students in Kindergarten through Grade 5 searching for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

  • Middle School

    Created specifically for middle-schoolers to help complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.

  • Middle Search Plus (Home access requires a library card)

    Designed for middle school libraries, this database contains full text for popular magazines, full-text biographies and historical essays.

  • Primary Search (Home access requires a library card)

    Designed specifically for elementary school libraries, containing full-text for the most popular elementary school magazines.

Law


  • Criminal Justice

    Provides access to academic journals and magazines on topics including law, law enforcement, security, and terrorism.

News


  • Boston Globe and Boston Herald (Home access requires a library card)

    Search the full text of The Boston Globe (1997 – 2007)and The Boston Herald (2008 – 2018).

  • News

    National, regional and international news. Includes The New York Times (1985 – current) and The Boston Globe (2000 – 2007).

  • Newspaper Source (Home access requires a library card)

    An online resource that offers cover-to-cover full text for national, regional and international newspapers, as well as television and radio coverage.

  • Popular Magazines

    Provides access to the most searched magazines across the InfoTrac products. Titles are selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons and the database includes many titles recommended by Bowker’s Magazines for Libraries.

  • The Daily Item

    Login with username “sauguslibrary” and password “SaugusPL295#”

  • The New York Times

    Search the full text of The New York Times (1985 to current).

Professional


Religion


  • Religion and Philosophy

    Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines of interest offering balanced content that covers topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions.

Science


  • Agriculture

    Provides access to current and authoritative content that spans the agriculture industry — from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.

  • Environmental Studies and Policy

    Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and other reference sources covering environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policymakers, and corporate interests.

  • Gardening and Horticulture

    Provides access to academic journals and magazines focused on both the practical aspects and the scientific theory of horticulture studies for biotechnologists, farmers, hobbyists, and landscape architects alike.

  • GreenFile – Environmental information resources (Home access requires a library card)
     
  • Science In Context

    Merges Gale’s authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

  • Academic OneFile

    Peer-reviewed, full-text, scholarly content across the academic disciplines with millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML format.

  • Academic OneFile Select

    Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers across disciplines, including the arts and humanities, social sciences, and science and technology.

  • Academic Search Elite (Home access requires a library card)

    Search magazines and scholarly journals for full text and abstracts from every academic discipline.

  • Agriculture

    Provides access to current and authoritative content that spans the agriculture industry — from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.

  • AHFS Consumer Medication Information (Home access requires a library card)

    A trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish.

  • Ancestry Library (In Library Use Only)

    Discover your family history at ancestry.com

  • Artemis Literary Sources

    Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres or find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.

  • Biography

    Periodicals and multimedia offer information on the world’s most influential people. Search by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

  • Boston Globe and Boston Herald (Home access requires a library card)

    Search the full text of The Boston Globe (1997 – 2007)and The Boston Herald (2008 – 2018).

  • Business Source Premier (Home access requires a library card)

    The industry’s most used business database for full-text business publications.

  • Communications and Mass Media

    Key subjects covered in these academic journals and magazines include advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and more.

  • Criminal Justice

    Provides access to academic journals and magazines on topics including law, law enforcement, security, and terrorism.

  • Culinary Arts

    Provides access to academic journals and magazines on all aspects of cooking and nutrition, including thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

  • Diversity Studies

    Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community.

  • eBook Collection (Home access requires a library card)

    Offers a variety of scholarly, full-text ebooks in various formats, including PDF and EPUB.

  • EBSCO Databases

    Provides the ability to search many of the databases listed here at once.

  • Economics and Theory

    Provides access to academic journals and magazines which focus on topics in economics and related fields.

  • Educator’s Reference Complete

    Provides reference sources in subject areas including administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing.

  • Entrepreneurship

    Provides access to academic journals and magazines perfect for both business school students and entrepreneurs, offering content that includes insights, tips, strategies and success stories.

  • Environmental Studies and Policy

    Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and other reference sources covering environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policymakers, and corporate interests.

  • ERIC, the Education Resources Information Center (Home access requires a library card)

    An authoritative database of indexed and full-text educational literature and resources.

  • European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 (Home access requires a library card)

    Sources from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750. 

  • Fine Arts

    Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that support research in areas including drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (Home access requires a library card)

    Indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics.

  • Gardening and Horticulture

    Provides access to academic journals and magazines focused on both the practical aspects and the scientific theory of horticulture studies for biotechnologists, farmers, hobbyists, and landscape architects alike.

  • Gender Studies

    Provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society, with access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

  • General OneFile

    A one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines with millions of articles available.

  • Global Issues

    Offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Multimedia, including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs, enhance analysis.

  • GreenFile – Environmental information resources (Home access requires a library card)
     
  • Health and Medicine

    Designed for nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health researchers; provides access to medical and professional periodicals, health and fitness magazines, reference books and pamphlets.  This material is intended for informational purposes only.

  • Health and Wellness

    Find alternative medicine-focused information,links and videos on nutrition, diseases, public health, pregnancy, herbal remedies, and more.  (includes Spanish-language videos).

  • Health Source – Consumer Edition (Home access requires a library card)

    Covers topics such as AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, aging and more.

  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (Home access requires a library card)

    A full-text database that covers nursing and allied health.

  • HeritageQuest

    Research your ancestry through America’s largest commercial genealogy archive. Beginners and experts benefit with the best family history and genealogy data and resources available.

  • High School Edition

    Provides high school students with access to magazines, newspapers, books, and other reference content containing information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

  • Home Improvement

    For hobbyists and professionals alike, topics include architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others.

  • Hoopla – streaming music, video, ebooks and audiobooks

    Stream or download thousands of movies, TV shows, music albums, ebooks, audiobooks and comics on your smartphone, tablet or computer. Saugus residents can enjoy ten titles per month.

  • Hospitality and Tourism

    Offers journals, magazines, and trade publications that provide coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism industries.

  • Information Science

    Provides access to scholarly journals and trade publications essential for information professionals and other knowledge workers. Coverage of topics includes information infrastructure, metadata architecture, publishing, and more.

  • Insurance and Liability

    Academic journals and trade publications cover the insurance industry and topics of interest to both individual property owners and corporations such as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more.

  • Kids InfoBits

    Designed for students in Kindergarten through Grade 5 searching for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (Home access requires a library card)

    Provides indexing and abstracting for key library and information science journals, books, research reports and more.

  • Literature Resource Center

    Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

  • MasterFILE Premier (Home access requires a library card)

    MasterFILE Premier provides full text for over 1,800 general interest, business, consumer health, general science, and multicultural periodicals.

  • MEDLINE (Home access requires a library card)

    Provides full-text for many of the most-used biomedical and health journals indexed in MEDLINE.

  • Middle School

    Created specifically for middle-schoolers to help complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.

  • Middle Search Plus (Home access requires a library card)

    Designed for middle school libraries, this database contains full text for popular magazines, full-text biographies and historical essays.

  • Military and Intelligence

    Scholarly journals, magazines, and reports cover all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs, including governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, and more.

  • News

    National, regional and international news. Includes The New York Times (1985 – current) and The Boston Globe (2000 – 2007).

  • Newspaper Source (Home access requires a library card)

    An online resource that offers cover-to-cover full text for national, regional and international newspapers, as well as television and radio coverage.

  • NoveList Plus (Home access requires a library card)

    Find a suggestion for your next book or audiobook. Find a new book by a favorite author or discover a new favorite.

  • Nursing and Allied Health

    Provides access to academic journals and other reference content covering all aspects of the nursing profession for professionals already working in the field as well as students.

  • OverDrive – downloadable ebooks and audiobooks

    Download bestselling and general interest eBooks, audiobooks and videos from this shared NOBLE collection.

  • Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine

    Provides access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of fitness and sports, offering proven treatment techniques, experimental research, and more.

  • Pop Culture Studies

    Offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.

  • Popular Magazines

    Provides access to the most searched magazines across the InfoTrac products. Titles are selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons and the database includes many titles recommended by Bowker’s Magazines for Libraries.

  • Primary Search (Home access requires a library card)

    Designed specifically for elementary school libraries, containing full-text for the most popular elementary school magazines.

  • Professional Development Collection (Home access requires a library card)

    Full-text content from a wide variety of education journals.

  • Psychology

    Provides access to academic journals and magazines that cover the study of emotions, personality, and the human mind for researchers and general users.

  • Regional Business News (Home access requires a library card)

    A full-text database covering a full spectrum of regional business news and publications for the United States and Canada.

  • Religion and Philosophy

    Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines of interest offering balanced content that covers topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions.

  • Science

    Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines covering the latest scientific developments, including biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.

  • Science In Context

    Merges Gale’s authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

  • Small Business Resource Center

    Information for small business owners.

  • Teacher Reference Center (Home access requires a library card)

    Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 200 peer-reviewed journals.

  • The Daily Item

    Login with username “sauguslibrary” and password “SaugusPL295#”

  • The New York Times

    Search the full text of The New York Times (1985 to current).

  • U.S. History

    For those seeking information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. Includes full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.

  • U.S. History Collection

    Provides scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians and advanced academic researchers, offering coverage of events in U.S. history and scholarly work in the field.

  • Vocations and Careers

    Aids users in researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career, with general career guides and highly specialized industry journals.

  • War and Terrorism

    Provides access to academic journals and magazines of interest to analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science, offering balanced coverage of both historic and contemporary topics in the field.

  • World History Collection

    Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers, offering balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work.

  • World History In Context

    An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. Merges Gale’s authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.