Connecticut Digital Library & Statewide Library Catalog (reQuest)
Statewide Library Catalog plus access for all ages to magazines (including Spanish Language), newspapers, health, and business information. Use any Connecticut library card number to access this information.
National Poetry Month Resources from iCONN
Middletown residents use your Russell Library barcode.
Easily search and browse millions of genealogies, obituaries, marriage and birthannouncements and more from 1652 to the present. Includes historical newspapers, books and documents, along with modern obituaries and the Social Security Death Index.
Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and morewith the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections
Auto Repair Reference Center
ARRC includes repair data on a variety of makes and models, beginning with 1954 autos, using Chilton’s repair service information.
Biography Resource Center
A great source for school assignments, this provides biographical information from figures from ancient history to today.
Britannica Online Library Edition
Encyclopedia Britannica, Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus. Primary Sources include e-books, multimedia, an atlas, and other resources that provide easy access to additionalinformation.
ConsumerReports.org provides ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services. This source enables consumers to make better purchasing decisions on the products they are shopping for.
Ebsco Masterfile Premier
This is an all-purpose resource indexing over 3,000 magazine titles, and offering full text coverage of articles from 1,500 of these titles. Click on the title to the left, and log in using your Russell Library barcode number.
Granger's Poetry Index
Based on the print source, helps in locating sources for poems, with some text of poetry available online.
Learning Express: Learn-A-Test
Use your Russell Library barcode number as your username. Use this site to take sample education and job tests, including the GED, SAT, AP, civil service exams, real estate tests and many more. These are timed exams designed to be like the real ones.
Magill’s On Literature
When looking for book reviews, author information, and plot summaries, use this source for solid information in an easy to understand format.
Mango is an online language-learning system that teaches actual conversation skills for many different languages, as well as an English as a Second Language component. More languages will be added over time.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
Morningstar provides complete information on mutual funds and stocks. Compare products or set up a portfolio that suits your needs.
Historical New York Times
The New York Times (1851-2003) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
Recently improved, this is a Reader’s Advisory tool for fiction for all ages. Find read alikes, series titles and other details related to stories for all.
A comprehensive guide to residence and company information, updated very frequently, and useful for marketing as well as basic address checks.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Includes: All Terrain Vehicles, Generators & other small Engines, Marine/Boat Motors, Motorcycles, Outdoor Power Equipment, Personal Water Craft, Snowmobiles, and Tractors.
Wall Street Journal
Historical Wall Street Journal (1889-1993)
World Book Encyclopedia
One of the best general encyclopedia sets is also a great source online.
If you do not find the information you need, please contact a librarian.