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Consumer Reports  

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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  
   

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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Provides access to historical documents, historical photos, local narratives, oral histories, indexes, and other resources over a timespan ranging from the 1500s to the 2000s.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.
   
Download and edit professional-quality legal documents.
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 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.
   
       
Travel & Country Information    
       
Thousands of modern and antique maps. World, Continent, Country, U.S. State Maps, Climate, Geology, etc.
Purchased with funding provided by the Walpole Public Library Endowment Trust.
   
Information for both travelers and student projects.   Covers all U.S. states and territories with 20+ main categories of interest.  Also includes maps and photographs.
Purchased with funding provided by the Walpole Public Library Endowment Trust.
   
In-depth travel information for 150 major world cities.
Purchased with funding provided by the Walpole Public Library Endowment Trust.
   
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.