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Britannica Online Public Library Edition
Reference information for all grade levels, from pre-kindergarten through university. The database includes the complete text of four encyclopedias: Encyclopedia Britannica, the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, Compton’s by Britannica®, and Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia. It also contains Merriam Webster dictionaries, Gateway to the Classics, Discover America, Important People, and Big Events, a world atlas, timelines, video and audio clips, a student center that offers help on research papers, book reviews, and magazine articles.


Get information about a country's government, economy, trade, environment, population, current events, geography, and business.

Daily Life Through History

Learn about daily life throughout history and across many world cultures. Organized by time period, region and topic, Daily Life Online combines information from numerous reference works, monographs, and primary documents and is a great resource for students from middle school all the way through college.

Nashua Telegraph Online
Find full-text articles from the Nashua Telegraph, from July 28th, 1998 to the current issue. These articles include news, obituaries, editorials, announcements, and sports.

Newspaper Archive   
Access.NewspaperArchive.com is a gateway to searching and reading historical newspapers online. Containing tens of millions of searchable newspaper pages dating as far back as the 1700s, the archive is an excellent source of primary source documents. Use the archive to view, save and print full-page newspapers from around the world.

Newspaper Source
Provides cover-to-cover full text for 35 national & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 375 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Covers today’s hottest social issues, from offshore drilling to climate change, health care to immigration. This information helps you analyze and organize data for research, writing assignments, debates, and presentations. It includes pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, primary source documents, biographies of social activists and reformers, articles, tables, graphs, podcasts, and more. Teachers can search the material by national and state curriculum standards, grade, and discipline.

Proquest News  

Full text articles from more than 1300 U.S. local, regional, national, and international newspapers, news blogs, newswires, trade journals, and a small number of scholarly journals. Includes full coverage (except advertising) of the Boston Globe from 1/1/1980 to the present, the New York Times from 6/1/1980 to the present, the Washington Post 1/1/1987 to the present, the Concord Monitor from 1/1/2004 to the present, and the Union Leader from 1/7/2010 to the present.

Universal Class
Offers over 500 free online, self-paced, personal and non-credit academic courses.

American Family Immigration History Center
Database of millions of people who passed through Ellis Island between 1892 and 1924.

EyeWitness to History 

History from the Ancient World to present.

History of the City of Nashua, N.H.
Edited by Edward Everett Parker and one of the major histories of Nashua, this book contains biographies and historical information about Nashua from its settlement as Dunstable through the late 1890s. Download the entire book or select individual chapters, and then browse or search.

Library of Congress: American Memory

"American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience."

Nashua Historical Photographs
View historical photos of Nashua, NH.

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States
Searchable database of presidential papers from 1991-2005.

US Supreme Court Decisions Issued Between 1937-1975 (full text)

Search for US Supreme Court Decisions by case name or keyword.