Research Databases

Databases with an * require a username and password to access.  See library staff for login information.

*Academic Search Premier
Provides full text for more than 3,600 journals covering the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education, and much more. This database is updated on a daily basis.

*Health Source: Consumer Edition
Provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Contains full text for nearly 190 journals including Consumer Reports on Health and Men’s Health, as well as abstracts and indexing for over 200 general health, nutrition and professional health care publications.

*Newspaper Source
Provides full text for regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, newspaper columns as well as other sources. This database also contains indexing and abstracts for national newspapers.

*Novelist
A reader’s advisory service that provides information and resources on over 100,000 titles, 75,000 full-text reviews, and more than 36,000 subject headings to help locate the best in fiction.

Medline Plus
MedlinePlus directs you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. MedlinePlus also contains extensive information about drugs and supplements, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive tutorials, the latest health news, and surgery videos.

PubMed
PubMed comprises over 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering.

Downloadable Books 

FREE digital downloads of audiobooks, eBooks, and the current issue of many popular magazines are now available to Littleton Public Library Members thanks to Friends of Littleton Public Library who are sponsoring the library’s participation in the New Hampshire Downloadable Audiobooks & eBooks Consortium.

Click here for more information about the service, and how to get your access code.

Ancestry.com 

The library has a subscription to the library edition of Ancestry.com. This version has more search options than the home version. A new dedicated computer has been set up in the Kinne Genealogy Room.

NH ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY Library Telescope Program

The telescope is available for loan to Littleton Public Library adult cardholders in good standing. The loan period is five days.

For information about the NHAS and for links to other astronomy resources go to www.nhastro.com.

Resources are listed at the end of the newsletters.