Skip to content

close  Find books & more

eBooks eResources Museum Passes

A-Z list of online resources

Browse databases by topic

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | S | U | V | W


Academic OneFile
Search journal and encyclopedia articles for academic research.

American Ancestors – In-library use only
Genealogical databases from the New England Historic Genealogical Society.

America’s Obituaries & Death Notices – Natick cardholders only
Search newspaper obituaries and Social Security Death Index records.

Ancestry Library – In-library use only
Worldwide genealogy records.


Biography in Context
Biographies and articles about modern and historical figures.

Books and Authors
Get book recommendations by genre, plot, or setting.

Boston Globe
Historical Boston Globe – In-library use only
Covers 1872–1981, 1981–present.

Boston Metro Newspaper Collection – Natick cardholders only
Articles from 100+ daily and weekly newspapers from the Boston area, updated daily.

Britannica Annals of American History
Search historical American documents by period, author, and topic, including speeches, historical accounts, memoirs, poems, images, and multimedia.

Encyclopedia articles, multimedia content, and a world atlas for kids, teens, and adults, updated daily.

Britannica School Edition
Search encyclopedias and other learning and homework materials for students.

Britannica Learning Zone
Learning activities and educational games for ages 4–7.

Britannica Spanish Reference: Escolar
Spanish-language online learning and research for grades K–8.

Britannica Spanish Reference: Moderna
Spanish-language encyclopedia for teens and adults.

Britannica World Data Analyst
Current and historic world statistics and country comparison tools.

Business Insights
Business resources such as company and industry profiles, brand information, investment reports, and articles from business journals.


Consumer Reports – Natick cardholders only
Reviews of cars, appliances, electronics, and thousands of other products.

Contemporary Literary Criticism
Information and critical essays about contemporary books and authors.

Criminal Justice Collection
Articles for professionals in the criminal justice field.

Culinary Arts Collection
Articles with industry news, recipes, and more for food and nutrition professionals and general readers.


D&B Million Dollar Database – Natick cardholders only
Research companies and markets worldwide.

Digital Media Catalog
Borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks.


Educator’s Reference
Articles for teachers and educators about education, educational administration, and educational policy.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection
Articles about environmental studies, including governmental and corporate perspectives.

ESequels – Natick cardholders only
Get up-to-date lists of adult fiction series. Each list includes the correct reading order for the series and descriptions of each book in the series (without giving away endings).

Expanded Academic ASAP
Search journal and encyclopedia articles for academic research.


Foundation Center (In-library use only)
This digital and print collection helps individuals and nonprofits research funding opportunities and learn skills for nonprofit success.


Gale Virtual Reference Library
Encyclopedias and other reference books.

Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection
Articles about gardening, landscaping, and horticulture for horticulture professionals and hobbyists, including reference titles from Delmar Learning.

General BusinessFile
Business articles from magazines, newspapers, and journals.

General OneFile
Articles from magazines, newspapers, and journals.

General Reference Center
General interest magazine and newspaper articles.

Global Issues in Context
Articles, video, podcasts, and multimedia providing viewpoints on global issues and current events. Topic portals bring together information and perspectives on world issues.


Health and Wellness Resource Center
Research a health topic, read articles about health and wellness, or watch health videos.

Health Reference Center Academic
Articles for health and medicine professionals.

HeritageQuest – Natick cardholders only
Census data, books, documents, and articles for genealogy research.

Historical Boston Globe (In-library use only)
Covers articles from 1872–1982.

Historical New York Times – Natick cardholders only
Covers articles from 1872–2010.

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection
Articles about travel and leisure for hospitality professionals and general readers.


Junior Edition
For middle school students. Search magazines, newspapers, and reference books.


Kids InfoBits
For kindergarten through Grade 5. Search articles and reference books for school research and general learning.


Literature Resource Center
Articles about literature, author biographies, and plot overviews.


Mango Languages – Natick cardholders only
Interactive language lessons to develop everyday conversation skills in 40+ languages, including English for speakers of other languages.

Massachusetts History Online
Articles about Massachusetts people, places, and historical events from magazines and local newspapers.

MasterFile Premier – Natick cardholders only
Read articles from magazines, newspapers, journals and find primary source documents and images.

Metrowest Daily News – Natick cardholders only
Read articles from September 6, 2005 to the present.

Morningstar – Natick cardholders only
Get current information on stocks, mutual funds, and more. Use consumer finance tools to guide your investments and savings.


Natick Bulletin and Tab – Natick cardholders only
Read articles from July 29, 2005 to the present.

The New York Times
Historical New York Times – Natick cardholders only
1872–3 years before present, 1985–present.

NoveList – Natick cardholders only
Find books similar to those you enjoy, browse by genre or topic, or find booklists, award lists, and recommended book-related websites.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection Resource Center
Articles for health professionals and students.

Nursing Resource Center
Search encyclopedias, journals, and glossaries for nursing homework help and test prep.


Online Newsstand – Natick cardholders only
Read recent articles from dozens of popular magazines.

Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Overviews, articles, statistics, and viewpoints on controversial topics.

Overdrive Digital Media Catalog
Borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks.


Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection
Articles for physical therapy and sports medicine professionals.

Search magazine, newspaper, and journal articles from multiple Gale databases.


Science in Context
Science topic overviews, articles, images and video, and instructions for experiments.

Student Edition
Articles from newspapers, magazines, and reference books for high school students.


U.S. History In Context
Articles, images, audio, and video about U.S. history topics.


Vocations and Careers Collection
Articles about careers and professional development.


Wellesley Townsman – Natick cardholders only
Read articles from August 4, 2005 to the present.

World Book Online – Natick cardholders only
Encyclopedia articles and research help for all ages.

World History In Context
Articles, images, audio, and video about world history topics.

WorldCat – In-library use only
Find the availability of books in libraries across the country.