Databases

  • AToZ The USA  This database from World Trade Press is packed full of information about the culture, society, news feeds, geography and more for the USA.
  • AtoZdatabases Business, individual, and governmental data.
  • America's News Magazine
  • Auto Repair Reference Center (change your own oil and more!)
  • Book Letters(Readers Advisory)
  • Connecticut Post (9/15/2001 – Current)
  • ConsumerReports.org   Your go-to source for product and service reviews and ratings.
  • Driving-Tests.org Mini Banner  (practice CT driving tests)
  • Folio  Medical facility and provider information.
  • iconn.org  (Connecticut’s digital library).
  • JobNow  (Work on Getting a Job)
  • Learning Express Library   (practice for the SAT, ASVAB, TOEFL, Civil Service exams, and many more.  The ebook collection includes GED and Praxis II test preps.)
  • Global Road Warrior This database from World Trade Press covers travel essentials for business, education, culture and more for hundreds of countries.
  • GVRL  Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Our newest addition to our collection of thousands of titles is Travel.
  • Health and Wellness Resource Center  Find alternative medicine-focused magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, videos, & reference information on: Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Pregnancy, Herbal remedies, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, health assessment sites & government databases. Spanish-language videos are available.
  • Health Reference Center Academic  This database provides access to medical and professional periodicals, health and fitness magazines, and reference books and pamphlets. The database is designed for both nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health researchers.
  • Literary Reference Center  This comprehensive database includes synopses, reviews, criticisms and more for thousands of authors and their works.
  • Miss Humblebee’s Academy  Helps prepare preschoolers for kindergarten and beyond by delivering an educational program that introduces key concepts in math, science and social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. Use your library card number to access this from home!
  • Reference Shelf Extensive essays, articles, abstracts, and a bibliography of other resources for current and important topics in modern society.
  • Shelton Herald (11/30/2006 – Current )
  • scola Database of over 175 languages. This site features World TV Online, Insta-Class, On the Street Videos, Foreign Text (newspapers and magazines), International Radio, and much more. From home – username is Plumb Memorial Library, and the password is library.
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Center
  • Transparent Language  Online language learning
  • Tumblebooks: Picture books you can read online, plus games like puzzles, coloring books and more. Enter your library card number the first time you login in to this NEW sign-in page from home.
  • Universal Class Over 500 non-credit continuing education courses.