Databases marked with are only available to Ferguson library card holders.
Best Bets for Articles and Information:
|Academic Search Premier||Encompasses the expansive academic disciplines designed specifically for academic institutions.|
|Access Business News||Business News from Blogs, College/University Newspapers, Journals, Newsletters, Newspapers, Newswires.|
|Access U.S. Newswires||US News from Blogs, College/University Newspapers, Journals, Newsletters, Newspapers, and Newswires.|
|Access Science||Premiere online science platform, featuring fully searchable content from McGraw-Hill's Encyclopedia of Science & Technology.|
|Stamford Advocate - Full Text (1/14/2005 – current)|
|Advocate Historical Archive||Explore news articles from Stamford Advocate and Daily Advocate 1829 – 2004|
|Advocate (historical and current)||Explore news articles 1829 – present|
|Family histories. Only available on-site at The Ferguson Library.|
|Biography Reference Bank||Full-text database for biographical research.|
|Biography Reference Center||Full-text biographies on notable personalities from around the world, including actors, authors, world leaders|
|Books in Print||Availability of printed books.|
|Census||Primary source for statistics on United States population, socio-economic and geographic indicators.|
|Christian Science Monitor (Proquest) (1988)||Independent daily providing national and international news and commentary on peoples and cultures.
|Connecticut History Online||Articles, prints and photographs of Connecticut history.|
|Connecticut Digital Collections||From the Connecticut State Library, and the State Archives - includes court documents, law and legal materials and photographs.|
|Connecticut State Library Digital Collections (Ancestry.com)||Genealogical search for Connecticut specific records.|
|Connecticut Physician Profile||Connecticut licensed physicians. Specialty, education, languages spoken, board certification, and any malpractice actions.|
|Consumer Reports||Consumer-oriented product reviews.|
|Driver Education||Includes 10 automobile and 6 motorcycle practice tests, a Commercial Driver's License practice test, and driver's manuals for automobiles and motorcyles, as well an FAQ section.|
|Dun & Bradstreet Million Dollar Database||Comprehensive company information on public and private companies.|
|Directory of Open Access Journals||Free, full text, peer reviewed scientific and scholarly journals. Various subjects and languages.|
|EDGAR||Search for company filings, mutual fund prospectuses and retrieve filings made in the previous week.|
|Encyclopedia Americana||One of the largest general encyclopedias in the English language.|
|Encyclopedia of Associations||
Comprehensive source of detailed information concerning nonprofit American membership organizations of national scope.
Over 21,000 entries on Jewish life, culture, history, and religion.
|ERIC||Digital library of education related resources sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the US Department of Education.|
|Ferguson Library E-Journals||List of all electronic magazines and journals accessible from the library's databases.|
|First Gov||Links to state and local government and ways to contact government officials. Topical Index.|
|Glassdoor||Provides insider's views of jobs, salaries, and companies.|
|Global Edge||globalEDGE, a free international business website that offers a wealth of intormation, insights, and resources on global business activitites.
|GPO Federal Digital System||Access to official Federal Government publications.
|Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia||In English and Spanish.|
|Hartford Courant (1992-)||Full-text articles from 1992 to present.|
|Hartford Courant Historical (1764-1922)||Articles from 1764-1922.
|Health & Wellness Resource Center including Alt Health||lntegrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related informations|
|Healthfinder||Government resource to health and human services databases, websites, and agencies.|
|Heritage Quest Online||Research resource for family history and American culture. Includes federal census records and the UMI Genealogy and Local History collection.|
|History Reference Center||Extensive full-text history reference database, featuring full text for reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction.|
|Historical photos of Stamford||Digital Images of historical Stamford.|
|ICONN - Request
||Connecticut's statewide library catalog.
Connecticut's statewide library electronic serials, from A-Z.
|ICONN Newstand (Proquest)||Search all newspaper databases.|
||Search all ICONN databases.|
|JobNow!||Career resources, resume builder and lab, interviewing coaching.|
|JSTOR||461 international scholarly materials from more than 24 disciplines.|
|Legal Information Reference Center||Full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books – includes legal forms.|
|Literature Criticism Online||Extensive compilation of literary commentary on modern and historical authors and their works.|
|Los Angles Times (Proquest) (1985)||Full text articles 1985 to present.|
|Mango||Online language-learning system that offers Chinese, French, Italian, Hebrew and Spanish. It also offers English for Arabic, Chinese, French, Polish, Russian, and Spanish speakers.|
|Main File||Full text for magazines, reference books, and primary source documents.|
|Martindale Hubbell||Locate the credentials of more than one million lawyers and firms.|
|MasterFile Premier||Includes Consumer Reports.|
|MEDLINEplus||Comprehensive health, wellness and medical information from National Library of Medicine. Includes medical encyclopedia and dictionaries, directories of medical providers and organizations. Also available in Spanish.|
|Morningstar Investment Research Center||Comprehensive financial information on thousands of mutual funds, exchange-traded funds. Up-to-date information on returns and New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange, and NASDAQ stocks.|
A comprehensive guide to the growing nonprofit world designed for marketers, sales staff, and nonprofit professionals. Provides contact and basic factual information on the largest nonprofit organizations in the United States.
|New Book of Popular Science||Science articles, projects, and news stories.|
||Comprehensive news collection including print and online newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos at the local, regional, national and international level.|
|Newspaper Source Plus
||Comprehensive full text coverage for most major newspapers.|
|Newspapers of Connecticut
||Sample Collection of historical newspapers covering the various regions, perspectives and topics of the Civil War era of Connecticut.|
|New York State Physician Profiles||For New York state licensed physicians. Specialty, education, languages spoken, board certification, and any malpractice actions.|
|New York Times (Proquest) (1980-)||National and international news, opinion and commentary from The New York Times – full text available from 1985 to present.|
|New York Times Historical (1851-2009)||Offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue.|
|Nonfiction Book Collection - High School Students||E-Reference books.
|Novelist Plus||Contains reviews of both fiction and nonfiction,plot summaries, book discussion guides, and recommendations.|
|Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre en linea||Spanish language encyclopedia for elementary and middle school children.|
|Occupational Outlook Handbook||Career information for people making decisions about their future work lives.|
|Patents & Trademark||Search and track patents and trademarks.|
|PLoS (Public Library of Science) Journals||Peer-reviewed, open-access scientific and medical journals that include original research as well as timely feature articles.|
|Professional Development Collection||Collection of full-text education journals.
|PubMed||Over 11 million MEDLINE citations. Links to full-text article websites.|
|Reference USA||Go to for business and residential information. 14 million U.S. companies; 855,000 physicians and dentists; and 89 million residents listed.|
|Referencia Latina||Spanish-language, multidisciplinary content.|
|Science Reference Center||Comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content.|
|Small Business Resource Center||Small business management resources via combination of periodicals and reference content.|
|Stamford Newspaper Obituary Index
||An index of obituaries published in the Stamford newspapers starting from 1830.|
|Stamford Online Assessor's Database (Grand List)||Search by Stamford street address for assessment figures, property ownership history, and more.|
|Comprehensive source of business and investment information. Includes industry surveys, stock reports, corporation records, The Register of Corporations, Directors and Executives, and mutual fund reports.|
|Student Research Center||Search by keyword or by topic.|
|Teacher Reference Center||Indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals for teacher education.|
|Testing & Education Reference Center
||Search for colleges, grad schools, online learning opportunities, programs for international students, and nursing schools. Practice tests for a range of standardized tests, including the G.E.D, PRAXIS, SAT and more.|
|TOPICSearch||Current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries.|
One-on-one tutoring every day from 3 to 10 pm. Students K to 12 can get help with math, science, social studies, and English.
|ValueLine||Covers stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as special situation stocks.|
|Wall Street Journal (Proquest) (1984 - )||1984 – Present.|
|Washington Post (Proquest) (1987 - )||1987- Present.|
|WorldCat.org||Search the collections of libraries from around the U.S. and the world for books, periodicals, sound recordings, and much more.|
|Zinio||Digital Magazine Collection.|