Small Business Reference Center (EBSCO) - Offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. It includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans.
Gale Business: Entrepreneurship - Support for prospective and current entrepreneurs, covering all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, human resources, management, marketing, and taxes. Includes the entire Business Plans Handbook Series with hundreds of sample business plans created by real-life business people.
Search the Obituary Index for notices printed in the Stamford Advocate newspapers since 1830. Text of obituaries are available through our digitized archive at Newsbank (1829-present).
Resource provided by the city of Stamford for assessment figures, property ownership history, property information, etc. Search by Stamford street address or owner’s name.
Standard & Poor's Net Advantage - Thorough source of business and investment information that offers online access to industry surveys, stock reports, corporation records, The Register of Corporations, Directors and Executives, and mutual fund reports.
StarChild - Another great kid-friendly space site from NASA
Stone Soup - A popular magazine for young writers and artists and considered to be “The New Yorker for the 8-13 set”
Storyline Online - Children’s books read aloud by Screen Actors Guild Members
This site discusses key steps in preparing for college and provides resources that can help you along the way. This site walks through the process of preparing for, completing, and submitting a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form.
Teacher Reference Center - Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals covering a variety of topics for teachers such as assessment, best practices, continuing education, curriculum development, literacy standards and more. (If prompted for a patron ID, enter your Ferguson Library card number)
TechBoomers - A free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with a basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life.
Teens Health is a resource for parents, kids, teens, and educators with facts on physical, emotional, and behavioral wellness.
For over eight decades, this New Deal-era publication has been the “official handbook” of the Federal Government.
Search articles and information from The Washington Post covering in-depth news and analysis of American politics, national and international trends and events. (1987 to current)
TOPICSearch - Full-text database for over 150 thousand articles from 475 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information. (If prompted for a patron ID, enter your Ferguson Library card number)
The Federal government agency responsible for granting patents and registering trademarks. Find information on how to research and apply for a patent or trademark.