A-Z Resources

Database Type
MedlinePlus logo

MedlinePlus - Created by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), a comprehensive collection of medical and wellness information, with videos, health quizzes, and guides to medical tests and prescription drugs. In English and Spanish.

MentalHealth.gov logo

MentalHealth.gov provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information. MentalHealth.gov aims to educate and guide.

Mergent Intellect logo

Mergent Intellect - Access public and private North American and international business data, industry news and profiles, demographics, and Key Business Ratios.

Morningstar logo

Morningstar Investment Research Center - Independent analysis of thousands of investments, including mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds, and closed-end funds. Provides investors with a range of dynamic tools to help them make more informed decisions.

MyHealthFinder logo

MyHealthFinder - From the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, a collection of articles on common health conditions, pregnancy, nutrition, and physical fitness. In English and Spanish.

Nasa Kids Club logo

NASA for Kids - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s kids site.

Gale logo

National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations - Guide to the nonprofit world designed for marketers, sales staff, and nonprofit professionals providing contact and basic factual information on the largest nonprofit organizations in the United States.

National Geographic for Kids logo

National Geographic for Kids - Web companion to the popular kids magazine, this site has information, games, quizzes, videos and more.

New York State logo

New York State Physician Profiles - Register of physicians licensed by the state of Connecticut. Review specialties, languages spoken, board certifications, and any malpractice actions.

New York Times logo

Full-text articles from The New York Times providing national and international news, opinion, and commentary. (1980 to current)

New York Times logo

Consumer edition. Full-text articles from The New York Times providing national and international news, opinion, and commentary. (You may register more than once for unlimited access, after the expiration of the first 24 hour trial).

Newspaper Source Plus logo

Newspaper Source Plus - Full-text coverage from more than 1,200 major newspapers around the world. Also features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts. (If prompted for a patron ID, enter your Ferguson Library card number)

CT State Library Logo

Sample collection from the Connecticut State Library of historical newspapers covering the various regions, perspectives and topics of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in Connecticut. (1821-1929)

Niche academy

Learn how to access digital media on Hoopla, Libby (OverDrive) and Kanopy. There are also tutorials for Consumer Reports, Tutor.com, Ancestry.com and many more online resources.

OCLC logo

Research database containing informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 2,440 popular nonfiction books including high interest titles on careers, health, ethnicity, disabilities, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics, and more.

Novelist Plus logo

Novelist Plus contains reviews of both fiction and nonfiction, plot summaries, book discussion guides, and recommendations.