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Contains indexing for over 8,000 publications, many of them peer-reviewed journals. Full text is available for more than 4,450 of these titles in subjects such as biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion & theology, and more.

Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more.  Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S., including the Providence Journal, The Independent and Standard-Times.  Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

The North Kingstown Free Library has aquired an institutional membership to the New England Historic Genealogical Society. This comes with access to their databases at AmercanAncestors.org. Commonly used resources such as the NEGHS Register, RI Roots, and Arnold’s Vital Statistics are included in this database.

This Database can only be accessed in the Library*.

 

Ancestry from Home Please use Firefox. Discover your unique family history! This resource includes billions of records from around the world, including U.S., U.K., and Canadian census and vital records, immigration and passport records, periodicals and books, photos, and more.

Ancestry from the Library
 

AskRI is the online portal for all services of the Statewide Reference Resource Center at Providence Public Library. Statewide databases are provided through cooperative purchasing and cooperative purchasing agreements among Rhode Island’s library consortia: HELIN (academic libraries), Ocean State Libraries (public libraries) and RILINK (school libraries). Coordination of and funding for statewide databases is provided by the State of Rhode Island via the Office of Library and Information Services with a funding contribution from Ocean State Libraries for the purchase of EBSCO products and AtoZ Databases; additional funding for databases is provided through the federal Library Services and Technology Act administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Business and residential directory

Repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added on a regular basis. All content has been created by ASE certified technicians.

Discover the world's most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content. Available to North Kingstown card holders from home.

Biography Reference Center is available in its own interface and offers many top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines including more than 436,000 full-text biographies and thousands of unique narrative biographies.

Designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc.

Consumer Reports is the world's largest nonprofit product-testing organization and has been helping subscribers find better, safer products for 80+ years. Consumer Reports accepts no outside advertising and no free test samples, and employs shoppers and experts to buy and test the products reviewed. Available to North Kingstown card holders from home.

Creativebug.com has more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Only for North Kingstown Free Library card holders.

Provides access to education literature and resources included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. Contains more than 1,243,000 records and links to more than 224,000 full-text documents from ERIC.

With Explora, you will discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health and sports. 

Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Explore this database of encyclopedias and reference sources within the Gale eBooks platform. For multidisciplinary research. Available to North Kingstown card holders from home.

Most content in Gale General OneFile, a general-interest periodical resource, is full-text with no embargo and recommended by Bowker's Magazines for Libraries. We've included reference, newspaper, and audio content that complements the resource's robust collection of magazines and journals. With millions of articles available, Gale General OneFile serves a wide audience of readers. Available to North Kingstown card holders from home.

Search a full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to alternative medical practices. Available to North Kingstown card holders from home.

Gale In Context: High School offers cross-curricular content aligned to national and state curriculum standards and reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation. Explore topics within business and economics, geography, government, history, literature, science and health, social issues, and more. Available to North Kingstown card holders from home.

Whether your users are researching authors and their works, literary movements, or trying to find book reviews of bestsellers, they can access full-text literary works, journal articles, literature criticism and analysis, reviews, author biographies, bibliographies, multimedia, and a rich collection of scholarly overviews. Available to North Kingstown card holders from home.  

Explore the most extensive compilation of literary commentary available for Shakespearean Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism. Includes analysis from book excerpts, periodicals, and more. Available to North Kingstown card holders from home.  

Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects. Provides indexing and abstracts for approximately 384,000 records as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

A comprehensive full text history reference database. Features full text for more than 2,400 reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books from leading history publishers as well as full text for more than 130 leading history periodicals. The database also contains more than 61,100 historical documents, 66,000 biographies of historical figures, 110,200 historical photos and maps and more than 80 hours of historical video.

Provides access to full-text articles from The Independent (2003 - Current ) The Independent serves Narragansett, North Kingstown and South Kingstown. Available to North Kingstown cardholders from home.

Kanopy is a video streaming service with an impressive catalog featuring classic, independent, and documentary film. Patrons of the North Kingstown Free Library receive 10 monthly credits (10 movies per month) for free and a maximum of two Great Courses videos with a North Kingstown Free Library card. Access Kanopy to stream thoughtful and enriching films and Kanopy Kids for educational, enriching,and entertaining content for children.

Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.

Indexes more than 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage include librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage extends as far back as the mid-1960s.

Literary Reference Center (LRC) is a comprehensive literary reference database, which provides users with a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day. It combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources not available anywhere else. LRC contains detailed information on the most studied authors and their works.

Find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras. Available to North Kingstown card holders from home.

Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more. Perfect for your mobile phone.

Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags

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Find comprehensive financial information on thousands of mutual funds, including the Morningstar star rating. Get comprehensive financial information on New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange, and NASDAQ stocks. Get return information on various investment indexes, types, sectors, and styles. Test drive our robust yet easy-to-use portfolio tools and calculators to determine what your asset mix should be, how your investments are working together, and more.

Available to North Kingstown card holders from home.

Have you read everything by your favorite author? Use Author Read-alikes to locate other authors and titles of interest or search for fiction by topic. NoveList also includes full-text searchable book reviews, annotations, genre- and theme-based book lists, award lists, and book discussion guides.

Points of View Reference Center™ is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.

Primary Search® contains full text for more than 80 popular, elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Additionally, Primary Search includes the Encyclopedia of Animals™, and features the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, which provides students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids.

This is a full image of the paper. Search or browse a replica of the Providence Journal with full-color layouts of all news articles, graphics, advertisements, classifieds, weather reports, box scores, puzzles, cartoons and more. Available to North Kingstown card holders from home.

Search obituaries and death notices from the early 1980’s to current.  Updated daily, this collection contains valuable genealogical information such as occupation, avocation, education, military service, religious affiliation, family members, colleagues and moreAvailable to North Kingstown card holders from home.

This is the text edition and does not include images of the paper. Explore Rhode Island history through local news, events and people with the Providence Journal Text Edition. Search current and archived issues with full-text articles. Available to North Kingstown card holders from home.

Provides access to full-text articles from the Standard-Times (2009 - current ) Available to North Kingstown card holders from home.

Student Resources In Context provides holistic topic perspectives by integrating a multitude of content, including 79,000 reference articles from acclaimed publications like American Decades, 15 million periodical and newspaper articles from the New York Times, U.S. News and World Report, and many others, 4,200 primary sources,100,000 multimedia records, including charts, graphs, maps and tables, video and audio content from NBC, NPR and many other respected sources. Available to North Kingstown card holders from home.

Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints.

Tutor.com provides Live one-to-one help: Every Day from 2:00pm to 10:00pm. Choose the Student Center, College Center, Adult Education Center, Career Center or the ProofPoint Writing Center.
For 24/7 access try the SkillsCenter Resource Library for Study Resources, Test Prep Resources, and Career Resources.

The World Book web site offers an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids, and curriculum guides.