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Business

Banker & Tradesman

Contact a reference librarian for username and password. Banker & Tradesman features all the real estate, banking and lending, and construction and development information you need as a business professional. The combination of industry news and weekly real estate transaction listings from across Massachusetts creates an invaluable tool that empowers you to make the best possible business decisions.

Consumer Reports Online  

As a library user, you have full access to all of the valuable content on ConsumerReports.org through your library membership, including:

1,000+ Ratings, reviews, expert buying advice, product comparisons, consumer user reviews, and product video clips
Proven product reliability data
Complete product specifications
Frequently updated information
And more

Economist, The  

Browse and read current and back issues of The Economist through Overdrive digital magazines or the Libby app. Contact a reference librarian for log in assistance or if you are looking for an earlier article.

The Economist online offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science and technology. They publish all articles from The Economist print edition (including those printed only in British copies) and maintain a searchable online archive that dates back June 1997. They also offer a variety of web-only content, including blogs, debates and audio/video programmes.

Morningstar Investment Research Center  

Enter your Gleason library card number, with no spaces, to log in. Only one person can use Morningstar at a time; please click on the “End Session” button when you are finished, and if you are unable to log on, please try again later. The trusted source for investment information, data, and analysis of stocks, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, separate accounts, and variable annuity/life subaccounts. Morningstar tracks, analyzes, and publishes information on nearly 100,000 investment securities.

US Newsstream  

US Newsstream enables users to search current and extensive backfiles of U.S. news content and features top newspapers, wires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, and news sites in full-text format. Key U.S. titles include:

  • The New York Times (backfile from 1980 forward)
  • The Wall Street Journal (from 1984 forward)
  • Washington Post (from 1987 forward)
  • Los Angeles Times (from 1985 forward)
  • Chicago Tribune (from 1985 forward)
  • The Boston Globe (from 1980 forward)
  • Newsday (from 1995 forward)
  • The Wall Street Journal Online
  • ProPublica
  • Huffington Post
  • CNN Newswires
  • Politico

Value Line Investment Survey  

The most widely used independent investment service in the world. The Value Line Investment Survey is a comprehensive source of information and advice on approximately 1700 stocks, more than 90 industries, the stock market, and the economy.

Wall Street Journal

This link provides 72 hours of access to the full Wall Street Journal Online. Registration with your own email address required. After the 72 hours access expires, click through from the Gleason site again to reactivate for another 72 hours.

The Wall Street Journal was founded in July 1889. Ever since, the Journal has led the way in chronicling the rise of industries in America and around the world. In no other period of human history has the planet witnessed changes so dramatic or swift. The Journal has covered the births and deaths of tens of thousands of companies; the creation of new industries such as autos, aerospace, oil and entertainment; two world wars and numerous other conflicts; profound advances in science and technology; revolutionary social movements; the rise of consumer economies in the U.S. and abroad; and the fitful march of globalization.


Education

Britannica Moderna

Enciclopedia espanola para estudientes mayores – Encyclopedia Britannica in Spanish (Grades 9+)

Global Issues in Context

Designed to support global awareness, Global Issues in Context ties together a wealth of authoritative content that empowers students to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world.

Kids InfoBits

Covering 75 full-text curriculum-related magazines and 7 reference books, InfoBits targets the research needs of K- 5 students.

Research in Context

Research in Context covers the most-studied topics in literature, science, social studies, and U.S. and world history, as well as the social issues most relevant to middle school students.

Science in Context

Science in Context is an engaging online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics. By integrating authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos, Science in Context draws students into the subject matter, showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity.

TumbleBooks  

eBooks for eKids: The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books). TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which we have licensed from children’s book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format.

U.S. History in Context

U.S. History in Context provides a complete overview of our nation’s past that covers the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people. Comprehensive, contextual, media-rich information is provided on topics ranging from the arrival of Vikings in North America, to the stirrings of the revolution, through to the Civil Rights movement, 9/11, and the War on Terror. An always-intuitive experience supports the development of critical thinking and information literacy skills.

World History in Context

World History in Context reaches back to the ancient world – and forward to today’s headlines – to deliver a chronicle of the great cultures and societies that have formed the history of the human race. Rare primary sources, reliable reference and multimedia content put this vast topic into context for students.


General Research

Boston Globe (Proquest)

Boston Globe, 1980-present. Includes full text of articles (photos not included).

Britannica Moderna

Enciclopedia espanola para estudientes mayores – Encyclopedia Britannica in Spanish (Grades 9+)

Encyclopaedia Britannica

The classic information source, now online and regularly updated with the most current information. Includes the full encyclopedia, student resources, dictionary, video, and more. Provided by the Massachusetts Library System through state funds administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Gale PowerSearch

Gale Databases include popular magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers, and multimedia material. Useful for general research and school projects. To search general resources, enter what you’re looking for and click “Search”. Or scroll down and click for specific subjects and resources, such as health, business, literature, and many more. Provided by the Massachusetts Library System through state funds administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

New York Times Database

The New York Times, 1985-present. Includes full text of articles (photos not included). Provided by Massachusetts Library System through state funds administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. Please ask the librarians regarding access to articles published from 1851 to 1922.

US Newsstream  

US Newsstream enables users to search current and extensive backfiles of U.S. news content and features top newspapers, wires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, and news sites in full-text format. Key U.S. titles include:

  • The New York Times (backfile from 1980 forward)
  • The Wall Street Journal (from 1984 forward)
  • Washington Post (from 1987 forward)
  • Los Angeles Times (from 1985 forward)
  • Chicago Tribune (from 1985 forward)
  • The Boston Globe (from 1980 forward)
  • Newsday (from 1995 forward)
  • The Wall Street Journal Online
  • ProPublica
  • Huffington Post
  • CNN Newswires
  • Politico

Browse To:
  • Ancestry Library Edition  

    Powered by Ancestry.com, Ancestry Library Edition delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more from countries all over the world. Answers await everyone—whether professional or hobbyist, expert or novice, genealogist or historian—inside the more than 7,000 available databases. Here, you can unlock the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.

    As of January 1, 2022, Ancestry is available for in-library use only. Use the desktop link on the library’s internet computers to access Ancestry.


  • Banker & Tradesman

    Contact a reference librarian for username and password. Banker & Tradesman features all the real estate, banking and lending, and construction and development information you need as a business professional. The combination of industry news and weekly real estate transaction listings from across Massachusetts creates an invaluable tool that empowers you to make the best possible business decisions.

  • Boston Globe (Proquest)

    Boston Globe, 1980-present. Includes full text of articles (photos not included).

  • Britannica Moderna

    Enciclopedia espanola para estudientes mayores – Encyclopedia Britannica in Spanish (Grades 9+)


  • Consumer Reports Online  

    As a library user, you have full access to all of the valuable content on ConsumerReports.org through your library membership, including:

    1,000+ Ratings, reviews, expert buying advice, product comparisons, consumer user reviews, and product video clips
    Proven product reliability data
    Complete product specifications
    Frequently updated information
    And more


  • Economist, The  

    Browse and read current and back issues of The Economist through Overdrive digital magazines or the Libby app. Contact a reference librarian for log in assistance or if you are looking for an earlier article.

    The Economist online offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science and technology. They publish all articles from The Economist print edition (including those printed only in British copies) and maintain a searchable online archive that dates back June 1997. They also offer a variety of web-only content, including blogs, debates and audio/video programmes.

  • Encyclopaedia Britannica

    The classic information source, now online and regularly updated with the most current information. Includes the full encyclopedia, student resources, dictionary, video, and more. Provided by the Massachusetts Library System through state funds administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.


  • Freegal Music Downloads  

    Freegal® Music is a free music service from your library. All you need is your library card number. Freegal offers download or streaming access to more than 9.5 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection comprises music from over 28,000 labels with music that originates in over 100 countries. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions.


  • Gale PowerSearch

    Gale Databases include popular magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers, and multimedia material. Useful for general research and school projects. To search general resources, enter what you’re looking for and click “Search”. Or scroll down and click for specific subjects and resources, such as health, business, literature, and many more. Provided by the Massachusetts Library System through state funds administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

  • Global Issues in Context

    Designed to support global awareness, Global Issues in Context ties together a wealth of authoritative content that empowers students to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world.


  • HeritageQuest Online

    HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more.

    Discover the amazing history of you with HeritageQuest Online. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.

  • Hoopla Digital  

    You will need your library card to create an account on your first visit, then use that account to log in.

    Books, movies, television shows, music albums, comics, and audiobooks, all available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to smartphones, tablets and computers, via browser, Android or IOS.


  • Kanopy

    Stream movies to your PC, Android, or Apple mobile devices.

  • Kids InfoBits

    Covering 75 full-text curriculum-related magazines and 7 reference books, InfoBits targets the research needs of K- 5 students.


  • Morningstar Investment Research Center  

    Enter your Gleason library card number, with no spaces, to log in. Only one person can use Morningstar at a time; please click on the “End Session” button when you are finished, and if you are unable to log on, please try again later. The trusted source for investment information, data, and analysis of stocks, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, separate accounts, and variable annuity/life subaccounts. Morningstar tracks, analyzes, and publishes information on nearly 100,000 investment securities.


  • New York Times Database

    The New York Times, 1985-present. Includes full text of articles (photos not included). Provided by Massachusetts Library System through state funds administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. Please ask the librarians regarding access to articles published from 1851 to 1922.

  • Novelist Plus  

    Need help finding that perfect book? Looking for the next book in a series or for discussion questions for your book group? Using NoveList Plus, you can search among hundreds of thousands of popular fiction and readable nonfiction titles, and also retrieve author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides, and more.


  • Overdrive  

    Digital downloads of e-audiobooks, ebooks, and now magazines, provided by MVLC. Includes a broad and growing selection of fiction and nonfiction for all ages, downloadable to your computer, ereader, and other devices. For IOS and Android devices, you can access Overdrive through the Libby app.


  • Research in Context

    Research in Context covers the most-studied topics in literature, science, social studies, and U.S. and world history, as well as the social issues most relevant to middle school students.


  • Science in Context

    Science in Context is an engaging online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics. By integrating authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos, Science in Context draws students into the subject matter, showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity.

  • Social Law Library  

    Conditions of Use—

    Participating libraries must abide by the following conditions:

    1) The Library Credential [barcode] for access to the Databases is confidential for library staff use only and shall not be disclosed to patrons. Patrons wishing to access the Databases shall be logged in by a library staff member.

    2) Access to the Databases shall be limited to in-library use by staff and patrons and no content shall be used by library staff to fulfill document delivery requests.

    3)   Patrons desiring additional assistance with their legal issues will be referred to branches of the Trial Court Law Library system and in no event shall they be referred to Social Law.


  • Transparent Language Online

    Transparent Language Online provides an effective and engaging experience for language learners looking to build their vocabulary, practice their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, and maintain what they learn.  With courses and supplemental resources in 110+ languages, including English for speakers of over 30 languages, Transparent Language Online can be accessed anytime, anywhere, on almost any device.

  • TumbleBooks  

    eBooks for eKids: The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books). TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which we have licensed from children’s book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format.


  • U.S. History in Context

    U.S. History in Context provides a complete overview of our nation’s past that covers the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people. Comprehensive, contextual, media-rich information is provided on topics ranging from the arrival of Vikings in North America, to the stirrings of the revolution, through to the Civil Rights movement, 9/11, and the War on Terror. An always-intuitive experience supports the development of critical thinking and information literacy skills.

  • US Newsstream  

    US Newsstream enables users to search current and extensive backfiles of U.S. news content and features top newspapers, wires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, and news sites in full-text format. Key U.S. titles include:

    • The New York Times (backfile from 1980 forward)
    • The Wall Street Journal (from 1984 forward)
    • Washington Post (from 1987 forward)
    • Los Angeles Times (from 1985 forward)
    • Chicago Tribune (from 1985 forward)
    • The Boston Globe (from 1980 forward)
    • Newsday (from 1995 forward)
    • The Wall Street Journal Online
    • ProPublica
    • Huffington Post
    • CNN Newswires
    • Politico

  • Value Line Investment Survey  

    The most widely used independent investment service in the world. The Value Line Investment Survey is a comprehensive source of information and advice on approximately 1700 stocks, more than 90 industries, the stock market, and the economy.


  • Wall Street Journal

    This link provides 72 hours of access to the full Wall Street Journal Online. Registration with your own email address required. After the 72 hours access expires, click through from the Gleason site again to reactivate for another 72 hours.

    The Wall Street Journal was founded in July 1889. Ever since, the Journal has led the way in chronicling the rise of industries in America and around the world. In no other period of human history has the planet witnessed changes so dramatic or swift. The Journal has covered the births and deaths of tens of thousands of companies; the creation of new industries such as autos, aerospace, oil and entertainment; two world wars and numerous other conflicts; profound advances in science and technology; revolutionary social movements; the rise of consumer economies in the U.S. and abroad; and the fitful march of globalization.

  • World History in Context

    World History in Context reaches back to the ancient world – and forward to today’s headlines – to deliver a chronicle of the great cultures and societies that have formed the history of the human race. Rare primary sources, reliable reference and multimedia content put this vast topic into context for students.


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