Ebooks, Audio, Movies, and Magazines
Libby is an ad-free streaming service for library users to access ebooks, digital audiobooks, comics, and magazines with your Southington library card. You can stream titles with Wi-Fi or mobile data, or download them for offline use.
Kanopy is an ad-free streaming service for movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films, and educational videos that inspire, enrich and entertain. You can stream Kanopy titles on your TV, computer, or mobile device. Limit 7 items per month.
hoopla is an ad-free streaming service for library users to access ebooks, digital audiobooks, and comics. You can stream titles with Wi-Fi or mobile data, or download them for offline use. Limit 3 items per month.
Connecticut's premier search engine, it includes LearningExpress Workforce Solutions, MedlinePlus, Newspapers and Images, Small Business Reference Center, and more. A service of the Connecticut State Library.
EBSCO From Home | EBSCO From the Library
EBSCO provides easy access to resources like Novelist, a reader's advisory database, and Auto Repair Source as well as databases for students to learn about animals, art, math, science and more.
AncestryLibrary is a searchable text and image database of family history and genealogy materials including census and voter data; birth, marriage, and death records; immigration records including passenger lists; naturalization records; selected court, land and probate records; emigration records; United States border crossing information; and United States military and draft records. The bulk of the census data included is from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Western Europe; there are also a limited number of censuses from other parts of the world and U.S. state censuses. Due to vendor restrictions, this resource is IN-LIBRARY USE ONLY WITH YOUR SOUTHINGTON LIBRARY CARD.
Data Axle Reference Solutions (formerly Reference USA)
Access to information about 20 million businesses and over 200 million consumers. Search by company name, geographic area, business type, SIC code, yellow page listing, revenue, location, number of employees or any combination of the above. In addition to address and phone number, each entry includes officer names and titles, corporate affiliation, etc. Toll free and fax numbers are given for some companies.
Universal Class Online Courses
Universal Classes offers in-depth courses on a wide range of subjects including accounting, computer training, medical billing, parenting, homeschooling, test preparation, and much more.
Learn 70+ languages at your own pace online and on-the-go. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. English language lessons for speakers of more than twenty other languages are also available.
LearningExpress Workforce Solutions (featuring Job & Career Accelerator) contains hundreds of resources―such as tutorials, practice tests, e-books, articles and flashcards―to help users achieve high school equivalency, explore jobs and careers, prepare for occupational certification exams, and develop the core knowledge and skills that are essential to workplace success.
Health & Wellness
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's website for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world's largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free. Medline Plus is also available in Spanish: CLICK HERE to access the site in Spanish.
Search ClinicalTrials.gov for actively recruiting studies that you may be able to participate in or learn about new interventions/treatments that are being considered.
Consumer Product Information Database (CPID)
Find safety and health information for products used in and around the home.
PubMed has more than 36 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. Learn more about how to limit your search to articles that have free full text available.
Wellness Through Answers
Wellness Through Answers (WTA) is the consumer health service at UConn Health's Lyman Maynard Stowe Library. The Stowe Library is the only health sciences library in Connecticut open to the public. WTA provides free, confidential information and research services to Connecticut residents. They will respond to customer requests within one working day. Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information call 860-679-4055 or email email@example.com.
Law & Legal Aid
Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Libraries' Find Help Web Page
Provides access to different types of sources you may contact for questions regarding legal representation including Volunteer Attorney Programs, Legal Clinics, Advocacy Groups, and Statewide Legal Aid.