Eldredge Public Library provides access to high quality databases that can provide you with reliable information on a variety of topics. This information is often not available on the "free" Internet. The following databases are provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, the Massachusetts Library System, and the Eldredge Public Library.


Databases provided by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts 


All MA Library Databases available to Eldredge Public Library patrons can be accessed through Gale Pages.




Some of the most Popular Gale Databases available to Eldredge Public Library patrons.  















The Encyclopedia Britannica contains the Britannica Online Public Library Edition Reference Center with a link to Britannica for Kids.


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



Newspaper articles from the Boston Globe (1980-current ) provided by Proquest.  Each issue is indexed thoroughly, so they have access to not only top news stories but also the information contained on the various sections of the paper. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc.


HeritageQuest Online is designed specifically for patrons in public libraries who are either just beginning their family research or who after years of work are still uncovering their past. With over 25,000 books, the entire U.S. Federal Census, and other expanding collections, HeritageQuest Online gives any library the chance to tap in to one of the largest collections of genealogy material in the country.


Science Database is a definitive resource for students studying both the applied and general sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1030 titles, with more than 760 available in full text. Search over 2.7M records, dating back to the mid 1980s.


Databases provided by the Eldredge Public Library (available from home)

These databases are available from home or in the Library to Eldredge Public Library CLAMS card holders. 

NoveList is a fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 120,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles. For school media specialists and teachers there are Standards- Based Thematic Units and Picture Book Extenders, as well as specific teaching guides for using fiction in the classroom.

hoopla mosaicHoopla is a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone - and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily.  All you need is your Eldredge Public Library card and an email address.

Freegal Music+ by Library Ideas allows library users to access a collection spanning over 15 millions songs from more  than over 40 labels worldwide including Sony Music, Epic, RCA and Columbia. With your Eldredge Public Library card you can download 3 songs per week and stream music 3 hours a day.  Download the Freegal app, create an account and start building your playlists today!

Morningstar Investment Research Center is one of the leading independent sources for stock analysis and  mutual fund research in the world - helping investors everywhere meet their financial goals. The online database ensures that users receive the timeliest data on 14,500 U.S. and foreign companies and 500  funds.

Value Line online version includes both the Value Line Investment Survey and the Small & Midcap Survey.  Whether you’re a beginning investor or a veteran looking for high-impact ideas, Value Line can position you for financial success quickly and easily. Basic Value Line instructions can be found here.  


  The Cape Cod Times newspaper database offers full text articles from November 1, 1998 to current editions.


AtoZ World Food is an online resource that contains more than 7,000 traditional recipes from 174 countries, along with thousands of ingredient, food culture, and reference articles, making it the largest food database of its kind.

AtoZ Food America contains more than 2,000 state, regional, and ethnic recipes—including food culture articles—as well as historical and reference articles including an ingredients section.  It is the largest food database of its kind focused solely on diverse American cuisine.

AtoZ The USA is an unmatched resource for information about the people, culture, geography, government, history, indigenous peoples, food, and symbols of the US states and the United States itself

AtoZ World Culture includes 121 topics for 175 countries. Starting with a country snapshot and cultural overview, topics include:  climate; food and recipes; history; language; maps; money and much more. AtoZ World Culture includes teaching tools and lesson plans for educators.

AtoZ World Travel includes 202 world city travel guides covering 67 topics each. The travel guides cover a multitude of topics that are of interest to those planning their international travel. Topics include pre-trip planning, points of interest, excursions, neighborhoods, restaurants, nightlife, as well as health and safety.

AtoZ Lingo Lite helps users learn basic words and phrases in 30 languages using interactive native speaker videos.


Consumer Reports is an online resource that provides trusted ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.


Kanopy allows users to enjoy critically acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more for free with your EPL Clams card.


Click here to create your account, and you can start using immediately. Your access will be available for the next 3 days. After 3 days, simply come back and click the link again and login as an existing user with the same username and password you originally created.

Creativebug offers thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists - for free.  You'll find projects for every occasion and unlimited access.  Nurture your creative soul.


webButton-AmNewslogo  American's News Magazine Database offers information on topics of current interest including business, science and technology.  Features Newsweek, Foreign Affairs, The New Yorker, Popular Science, Smithsonian and more.


webButton-specialReports In Special Reports you can search topics of current events and research assignments including videos, images, and monthly themes.

Wowbrary sends readers free weekly emails about the Eldredge Public Library's newest books, movie, and music.



Databases only available from within the Eldredge Public Library is a genealogy database where users can search for ancestors, census records, obit collection, US Immigration collection and birth, marriage and death records.