Articles & Magazines
Business Insights Global
Business Insights Global is a unique source for international business intelligence offering the most comprehensive and convenient way to find case studies, in-depth statistical data coupled with deep research, and the ability to compare global economies, countries and industries.
Business Source Complete
Business Source Complete indexes and abstracts more than 4,800 scholarly, trade, popular, and special interest serials in the fields of business and industry. More than half of the publications are peer-reviewed, and approximately 3,700 provide full text. Additional full-text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, and more.
ConsumerReports.org is the sister product of the Consumer Reports print magazine--both are published Consumers Union, an independent nonprofit testing and information organization. As one of the most trusted sources for information and advice on consumer products and services, the organization provides overviews, ratings, and recommendations.
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Search hundreds of reference books, on subjects from Art to Technology. Includes full text articles from dictionaries and encyclopedias, images, animations, and art reproductions. Available from home - Log in with your 14 digit library card number.
Global Issues in Context
Global Issues in Context is a colorful wealth of resources explaining the background and viewpoints necessary for understanding global issues, conflicts, and events.
Health and Wellness Resource Center
A rich online resource for all levels of inquiry, this comprehensive consumer health collection provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative and complementary medical practices. Articles, streaming videos featuring medical experts, reference books, news feeds, links to key health websites, and more.
Health Source: Consumer Edition
Health Source provides information on the medical sciences, psychology, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, health care law and general health.
HeritageQuest offers genealogy information, including census data, local history articles, revolutionary war records and more.
Home Improvement Reference Center
A resource for home improvement assistance: maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, plumbing, wood projects, outdoor improvements, decorating home & garden, and more. This product contains 27 major reference works in full text with more than 10,000 images, nearly 100 videos of popular home repair projects, a convenient A-Z browsing tool, and full-text magazines.
MARVEL! Maine’s Virtual Library
Thousands of magazines, newspapers, and reference books are available anywhere in the State of Maine through the online resources of MARVEL! Maine's Virtual Library, a service of Maine InfoNet
MasterFILE™ Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags. Updated daily.
Medline is the National Library of Medicine index to more than 3,600 journals covering all areas of clinical and experimental medicine, nursing, dentistry and health administration. Updated weekly.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
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Visit Morningstar Investment Research Center to access this data-rich site for company, stock, mutual fund, ETF and market information from in the library or visit Morningstar at home with your library card number.
National Geographic for Kids
Introduce kids to the amazing, compelling, and surprising with National Geographic Kids magazine. Geared toward 6-14 year olds, this magazine offers endless opportunities for kids to explore their world and instills a love of learning, nature, and other cultures.
New York Times (Digital Microfilm)
The New York Times on digital microfilm - with the full image of the daily paper - is now available. This digital version is available for dates December 2008 up to near the current date (2- 3 months delay in digital delivery). Visit the New York Times archives site [link to http://query.nytimes.com/search] for the newspaper index. Microfilm for 1851-2008 is available in the library’s Portland Room.
NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.
Find easy access to recent feature length articles in many of the most popular magazines organized by category.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an online resource covering today's hottest social issues - helps students research, analyze, and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
Reader’s Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982
The 1890-1982 is an online index to over 3 million articles from approximately 374 popular magazines. Use this to search for articles and primary sources that pre-date the scope of the MARVEL!
Science in Context
Combines reference content with engaging multimedia resources to provide detailed coverage on the full range of scientific topics, from environmental monitoring to quantum mechanics and genetic engineering. Full text articles from national and global newspapers, magazines, and journals; experiments; video, audio, and podcasts; image galleries, weblinks, and more.
Small Business Research Center
Small Business Resource Center search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include; sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.
Value Line Investment Survey
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Value Line is an investment management solution, providing in-depth financial information, research, and advanced analytical tools for new and experienced investors. The Investment Survey contains up-to-date, weekly issues. For each stock in its universe it offers year-ahead and 3-to-5-year probable relative price performance, projections of key financial measures, and concise, objective commentary on current operations and future prospects.
Value Line Investment Survey: Small and Mid-Cap
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The Small and Mid-Cap Survey contains full-page reports on approximately 1800 stocks, smaller than those in the Standard edition. Each page contains current and historical financial information and stock price data. Includes the Performance rank, which has been adapted from the well known Value Line Timeliness rank, and is designed to predict a stock's relative price performance for the next 6 to 12 months.