Reference Databases

Reference Databases
Select a subject to research
       
K-12 Resources Language Learning Legal Forms Newspapers
Reference Books Science &Technology Social Science Travel & Country Info.
 
Consumer Reports  

Quick Search
Search all Gale journal and e-book content here:


     
Product ratings and reviews, with updated articles about the latest consumer news.  Access available only to Walpole residents.
Purchased with funding provided by the Walpole Public Library Endowment Trust.
 
     
Genealogy  
   

Additional Links

Access to more than 1.4 billion records spanning twenty-two countries covering the United States, the British Isles, continental Europe, and beyond.  (In-Library use only.)
Purchased with funding provided by the Walpole Public Library Endowment Trust.
 
Provides access to historical documents, historical photos, local narratives, oral histories, indexes, and other resources over a timespan ranging from the 1500s to the 2000s. (In-Library use only.)  Ancestry Library Edition
Purchased with funding provided by the Walpole Public Library Endowment Trust.
 
A comprehensive database of American genealogical sources dating back to the 1700s, including unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more for Walpole Public Library cardholders.
Purchased with funding provided by the Walpole Public Library Endowment Trust.
   

Genealogy & Heraldry
Downloadable e-books.  Walpole Libary card required to set up an account.  Click here for more information about Hoopla Digital.
Purchased with funding provided by the Walpole Public Library Endowment Trust.
   
       
General Reference      
       
The premier source for peer-reviewed articles covering all academic disciplines.
Provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
   
Millions of articles cover a full range of academic and general-interest topics.
Provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
   
       
Language Learning    
       

Foreign Language Study
Downloadable e-books.  Walpole Libary card required to set up an account.  Click here for more information about Hoopla Digital.
Purchased with funding provided by the Walpole Public Library Endowment Trust.
   
Mango Languages’ PhD-created and linguist-approved software teaches real conversations in over 60 languages and makes it fun; no snoozefests here.
Purchased with funding provided by the Walpole Public Library Endowment Trust.
   
       
Legal Forms    
       

Law
Downloadable e-books.  Walpole Libary card required to set up an account.  Click here for more information about Hoopla Digital.
Purchased with funding provided by the Walpole Public Library Endowment Trust.
   
       
Newspapers    
       
Search and access The Boston Globe from 1980 to present.
Provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

 
   
Search the Boston Herald from 1991 through current. Explore current and archived issues of The Boston Herald with full-color newspaper pages (2018 to present) and individual articles, as well as content only published online.
Provided by the Old Colony Library Network.
   
Search more than 19 years of Brockton news with The Enterprise Collection. Coverage from 2000 through current. Explore current and archived issues of The Enterprise with full-color newspaper pages and individual articles, as well as content only published online.
Provided by the Old Colony Library Network.
   

 
Search full-text articles by headline, date, newspaper section and more.
Provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
   
Digital version of today's New York Times.
Provided by the Old Colony Library Network.
   
Search and access The New York Times from 1985 to present.
Provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
   
Search more than 19 years of Quincy history with The Patriot Ledger Collection. Coverage from 2000 through current. Explore current and archived issues of The Patriot Ledger with full-color newspaper pages and individual articles, as well as content only published online.
Provided by the Old Colony Library Network.
   
Travel & Country Information    
       
Information for both travelers and student projects.   Covers 175 countries and 22 categories of interest.  Also includes maps and photographs.
Purchased with funding provided by the Walpole Public Library Endowment Trust.
   
Travel Downloadable e-books.  Walpole Libary card required to set up an account.  Click here for more information about Hoopla Digital.
Purchased with funding provided by the Walpole Public Library Endowment Trust.