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ResearchIT: Connecticut’s Research Engine
researchIT CT offers free online resources as a service of the CT State Library. Here you will find journal, magazine, and newspaper articles for Connecticut public, K12, and academic libraries and their users.
Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and more.
Access is limited to library computers only.
Auto Repair Reference Center
The Auto Repair Reference Center (ARRC) is the most comprehensive collection of automobile repair reference information and contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added on a regular basis.
Posit Science helps people be at their best throughout their lives by providing brain-training exercises clinically proven to improve cognitive performance. Under the leadership of CEO Henry Mahncke and Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Michael Merzenich, our team of experts designs, tests, and refines the online exercises that are collected in the company’s flagship product, BrainHQ.
If you are new to computers, haven’t used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, we have the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.
Driving-Tests.org is making free permit practice tests written by experts available to anyone who wants to study for automotive, motorcycle or CDL licenses. Also available on this site is online copies of official state or province study guides.
Powered by Brainfuse, JobNow provides live, interactive online help combined with online resources to help you get a job. A “resume lab” and live, online job coaches help jobseekers strategically target suitable jobs and prepare and practice for job interviews.
The Adult Learning Center provides foundational, career-enhancing skills to adult learners through test preparation (including the GED and the U.S. Citizenship Test) and features live, online academic tutors for writing assistance, computer literacy, and basic software assistance.
Mango Languages conversation and film-based resources help you learn over 70 languages (including English!) from just about anywhere. And the best part? It’s free through your library. Increase your language speaking skills now!
The New York Times
The New York Times: Find breaking news, multimedia, reviews & opinion on Washington, business, sports, movies, travel, books, jobs, education, real estate, cars & more at nytimes.com.
Salem Press Research Databases
The Salem Press Research Databases provide remote online access to several reference works in the library’s collection, in the following subjects:
Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Small Engine Repair Reference Center offers assistance in providing routine maintenance (tune-ups, brake service, etc.) as well as extensive repairs (engine and transmission disassembly) and allows users to search by product type, brand, model/engine type, specific area of model/engine type, and model numbers. PDF full text is available for all documents.
UniversalClass™ offers hundreds of online classes. Why not learn something new? Use your library card to sign up today!
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