This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF back files to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
Provides family historians access to more than 400 million records spanning the U.S. and beyond, including one of the most extensive online collections of early American records, and the largest searchable collection of published genealogical research journals and magazines. Special strengths include English, New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont), New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia materials.
*Only accessible from library
Trace your family’s history through one simple search of more than 500 million names. Key collections include U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790-1930, historical maps and much more.
*Limited remote access available during Spring 2020
The interactive network of Bloomberg Financial Markets offers up-to-date pricing information, history, data, analytics, and multimedia news. A generous gift of Bloomberg, L.P.
*In library access only. The Bloomberg Professional Service is not on all networked computers; its terminal is located on the first floor near the business periodicals. Reserve it at the Reference desk by calling (203) 622-7910
Video courses are the fastest and easiest way to learn how to use a computer. Use the materials in this center to learn the basics of computers, from searching the Internet to using popular programs for word processing, creating spreadsheets and databases, implementing design, and more. Skill level goes beyond basic to advanced.
ConsumerLab provides test results and information to help consumers evaluate health, wellness, and nutrition products including vitamins, minerals and supplements, sports and energy products and more.
*Only accessible from library
Ratings and recommendations on thousands of products and services in categories including appliances, cars, electronics and computers, home and garden, health and fitness, babies and kids, food, personal finance, and travel. Also includes selections from the latest issue of Consumer Reports and a searchable archive of the past four years.
This database contains historical information on 80,000 defunct public stocks and a chronological record of a security, as well as details of the actions which made it obsolete. Entries briefly summarize the nature and date of the change. The information is accompanied by the present company name (if any) and whether any stockholder equity remains. Each entry includes a summary of capital changes.
First choose “Auto Login” from the top-left menu. Then choose “Library Reference” from the top-left menu. Don’t forget to click the logout button when you are finished.
*In library access only.
This new online version includes a wealth of new information and features in addition to the comprehensive database of 80,000 grant makers and half a million grants. A new, unique Professional tool, 990 Search, allows you to search across the text of our entire database of over 230,000 IRS 990s for private foundations, community foundations, and grant making public charities and exclusive funder portfolios.
An essential resource for individual grant seekers as well as for financial aid offices and funding libraries. It provides searching of foundations and public charities that provide support to individuals.
*In library access only
Foundation Maps is Foundation Center’s premier data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world.
With millions of grants from 2006 to the present, innovative ways to visualize funding data, and the flexibility and precision to tailor research, Foundation Maps helps funders and nonprofits access the knowledge they need to make strategic decisions and strengthen their impact.
*In library access only
The Greenwich Magazine Index includes articles as well as marriage and obituary notices published in Greenwich Magazine, Nutmegger, Greenwich Nutmegger, Greenwich Review and Greenwich Social Review. All referenced articles from 1966 – present are available in bound form at the Library.
Full-text searchable articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of Connecticut Post, Greenwich Citizen, Greenwich Post and Greenwich Time.
Greenwich Time (2005 — current)
Greenwich Citizen (2002 — 2013)
Greenwich Post (2003 — 2015)
Connecticut Post (2001 — current)
The Greenwich Newspaper Index is a guide to newspaper articles of local interest, marriages and obituaries found in the Greenwich Time, Greenwich News, Greenwich Graphic, Greenwich News and Graphic and the Greenwich Observer, from 1877 – 2012. All referenced articles are available in the Library either in hard copy or on microfilm.
The newspaper index is currently in development. Stay tuned for the updated link!
ProQuest Historical Black Newspapers offer essential primary source content and editorial perspectives of the most distinguished African American newspapers in the U.S. Each of the ten Historical Black Newspapers provides researchers with unprecedented access to perspectives and information that was excluded or marginalized in mainstream sources. The content, including articles, obituaries, photos, editorials, and more, is easily accessible for scholars in the study of the history of race relations, journalism, local and national politics, education, African American studies, and many multidisciplinary subjects. Examine major movements from the Harlem Renaissance to Civil Rights, and explore everyday life as written in the Chicago Defender, The Baltimore Afro-American, New York Amsterdam News, Pittsburgh Courier, Los Angeles Sentinel, Atlanta Daily World, The Norfolk Journal and Guide, The Philadelphia Tribune, Cleveland Call and Post, and Michigan Chronicle.
Full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 78,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.
Get detailed information on more than 1,100 occupations. Find careers that match your skills and interests. Access millions of current job and internship postings. Create professional resumes and cover letters, master interviewing and networking techniques, and more. Job & Career Accelerator is your guide to getting hired. What are you waiting for – get started now!
JobNow is an innovative service for Greenwich Library card holders that features expert resume assistance, live interview preparation, career assessments and resources and more.
JSTOR is an archival collection of scholarly journal articles. The collection covers the arts, biological sciences and life science. Specific subjects in the Arts collection include language, literature, folklore, religion, and art history. The Sciences collection contains articles on mathematics, ecology plant and animal sciences and much more.
Lynda is an online educational site that includes over 3,000 courses (and over 130,000 videos) in popular fields like web design, IT, education/instruction, media production, and business. Experts create and deliver all courses as well as provide supplemental materials like exercise files and relevant work samples. Create an account to track progress, create playlists, and keep notes.
Note: You can only access course content through the Greenwich Library’s lynda.com login page, do not login via the lynda.com homepage. Lynda.com accounts are accessible through mobile device browsers, but not through lynda.com apps.
Full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.
Full-text articles with searchable access to the entire run of National Geographic magazine from 1884 to the most current issue. Includes full articles, photographs, maps and videos; every page of every issue. Also includes National Geographic Kids and National Geographic: People, Animals and the World. Accessible remotely with Greenwich Library card.
This database provides a comprehensive collection of the world’s major news content and includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires and news magazines Includes Full text for more than 1,200 newspapers. Detailed description of sources can be found here.
NoveList Plus is an online readers’ advisory tool that helps readers find new fiction and nonfiction titles based on books they’ve already read or topics in which they are interested. Readers can look for books about particular subjects, relationships, geographic areas, or periods of time. Book reviews are also available.
This database is used to estimate the value of antiques, whether the items are for sale, for purchase or for insurance purposes. It may also be used to substantiate a formal appraisal, to assist in a family division of property or to learn what was paid for a specific item listed in the database.
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports.
Choose Business Listings for information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses; search by company name, business type, sales volume and more. Choose Residential Listings for information on over 135 million households; search by name, address, median home income and more.
A comprehensive Spanish-language resource offering 49,000 encyclopedia entries, 50,000 images, 2,500 health reports, a Spanish-English dictionary and the full text of over 100 hundred reference books and dozens of general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas.