Online Resources

Your Wallingford Public Library card unlocks all of these resources for you.

Automotive
Business & Financial
Career
Cultural
Genealogy
General Reference
Language Instruction
Literary
Magazines & Newspapers
Medical
Online Training
 

Automotive

Chilton Library
Provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks in one easy-to-use web site.

 

Business & Financial

AtoZdatabases
Covers 30 million U.S. businesses and is compiled from new telephone connects, Secretary of State Filings, national directory assistance data, annual reports, SEC filings, corporate registers, public records, thousands of yellow and white page directories and specialty business directories.

Weiss Financial Ratings
Includes ratings of the financial stability of stocks, mutual funds, ETFs, banks, credit unions, and insurance companies as well as a personalized planning tool for Medigap coverage.

 

Career

JobNow!
Submit your resume for expert review, get live interview preparation, and much more.

Learning Express logoLearning Express
Online practice tests, based on the official exams for SAT, GED, GRE, GMAT, Civil Service jobs, ASVAB, and many more.

 

Cultural

Global Road Warrior
This country culture database contains 126 information modules of structured content for 175 countries. It is excellent for travelers researching a destination and for school reports.

 

Genealogy

American Ancestors (access from within Main Library only)
The New England Historic Genealogical Society’s award-winning website is the online repository for more than 200 million searchable names covering New England, New York, and beyond.

Ancestry Library Edition logoAncestry Library Edition (access from within Main Library only)
Resources for genealogical and historical research. Includes census, military, court, land, probate, vital and church records; directories; passenger lists, and more.

Historical Newspapers
Includes the Christian Science Monitor, the Hartford Courant, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.

researchIT CT
Includes HeritageQuest and the Hartford Courant Historical.

Wallingford City Directories
Digitized versions of Wallingford’s earliest city directories.

 

General Reference

Gale Virtual Reference Library
This database of 774 titles includes sources for a wide range of topics like literary criticism, history, geography, science and biography.

NewsBank
NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues.

researchIT CT
Includes full-text magazine and newspaper articles, biographical profiles, and many other resources.

 

Language Instruction

Muzzy Online logoMuzzy
The world’s # 1 language program for children features Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese, English, and Korean.

Transparent Language Online
Transparent Language Online is a powerful learning system for over 80 languages.

 

Literary

Bookflix
An early literacy resource that combines storybooks with video. For pre-kindergartners to third graders.

Children’s Literature Database
Information about pre-k to grade 12 books and media. Includes reviews; awards, honors and prizes; best book lists; and reading level information. Also offers lesson plans and teaching guides on children’s books, authors and illustrators from a variety of sources.

NoveList Plus logoNoveList Plus
A comprehensive site where a reader can learn about fiction and nonfiction books and authors, get read-alike suggestions, and find reading group guides,

 

Magazines & Newspapers

Consumer Reports logoConsumer Reports
The trusted reviewer of all types of products.

Historical Newspapers
Includes the Christian Science Monitor, the Hartford Courant, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.

New Haven Register
Full text from 1988 to the present.

NewsBank
NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues.

Record-Journal
Full text from 1997 to the present.

researchIT CT
A robust resource of full-text magazine and newspaper articles, including the Chicago Tribune, the Hartford Courant, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and more.

 

Medical

Folio IS
Provides the most up-to-date information about physicians in Connecticut including multiple practice addresses, group practice names, hospital and HMO affiliations, and medical school and specialty information.

 

Online Training

hoonuit
Thousands of short videos covering 500 of the most popular software applications for PCs and Macs.

lynda logolynda
5,775 courses in business, technology and creative skills taught by industry experts.

UniversalClass
Choose from over 500 online continuing education classes, covering a wide variety of professional and leisure topics.