General Resources

General Research
Academic OneFile (Gale)
Provides millions of articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources—including thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN as well as videos from BBC Worldwide Learning.
Historical insights, photos, records, and more. The world's largest genealogy site and connect to a deeper family story today. Password is the last 4 digits of the phone number associated with your Library Card. [In-Library Use Only]
Search businesses, people, mailing lists, sales leads, jobs and more!
Encyclopedia Britanica: Library
Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, e-books, and other learning resources.
Expanded Academic ASAP
Provides indexing and abstracting of over 3,000 scholarly and general interest periodicals, with the full text of articles from many of these periodicals available, as well as indexing of the most current six months of The New York Times.
General OneFile
Gale's largest general-interest periodical resource, General OneFile allows researchers to find the information they want quickly. With intuitive searching that mirrors Internet searches, users can easily tap into sources that are guaranteed for quality.
Chilton Library
Get all the details on vehicle maintenance and repairs.
Biography In Context
Locate information on the world’s most influential people.
Book Recommendations / Search
Novelist [from home]
Discover read-alikes for all of your favorite authors and series.
In-Library Access
Commonwealth Catalog
Request materials from Massachusetts libraries outside of MVLC.
WorldCat [ from home ]
Request books that aren’t available at Massachusetts libraries.
In-Library Access
Author Alerts
Get notified by email or text when any member library of the MVLC orders new titles by your favorite authors or performers!
Free alerts about our newest books, movies & music!
Careers / Jobs
AtoZ Databases
Resume & cover letter templates, interviewing tips, videos and more!
Cypress Resume Creator
Cypress Resume is the simplest, most effective tool for resume creation on the market today. Specifically designed for job seekers skittish about writing Cypress Resume allows anyone to create a professional resume in a matter of minutes.
On demand, anytime, anywhere eLearning. Homework help to a foreign language lab.
JobNow, powered by Brainfuse, provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job.
Massachusetts Libraries
Learn how your local library can assist you in your job search.
Peterson's Career Prep
User-friendly tools available to discover career paths and craft professional resumes and job application materials.
Brainfuse VetNow was carefully developed with veterans and their families in mind. Brainfuse carefully scrutinizes resources and rigorously screens our navigators to ensure veterans get the help they need, when they need it.
Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports [from home]
Research the safety and quality of cars, electronics, and more.
In-Library Access
eBooks, eAudiobooks, Movies, and Music
Online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning.
Download up to five free songs a week to keep forever, and also stream music from your computer or mobile devices.
Borrow movies, TV shows, music, and audiobooks for free! Check out limit increased to 8 items per month!
On-demand streaming video platform with more than 30,000 films, plus The Great Courses! Watch up to 10 films per month with 3 days to watch each film and they can be accessed by any device
Download and enjoy eBooks and audiobooks at no charge!
Access thousands of titles on technology and digital media.
Education / Teaching
Educator's Reference Complete
Locate articles on child development and best practices in education.
Teacher Reference Center [ from home ]
Learn more about continuing education and curriculum development.
In-Library Access
Food and Travel
A to Z World Food
Learn more about international recipes, ingredient information, and cultural facts.
A to Z World Travel
Learn about all the up to date information on attractions, transportation, technological and cultural aspects of international travel and major US cities.
Haverhill Happenings
Burbio Haverhill MA
Never miss a Haverhill event again! is a FREE website and app that puts library, school, and other local events all in one calendar.
Languages / ELL
Mango Languages
Legal Forms
Legal Forms Library
Access hundreds of downloadable legal forms.
Literary Criticism
Literature Resource Center

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All Haverhill Public Library cardholders have access to high-quality databases of full-text periodicals, downloadable music and magazines, language-learning software, and more, all from within the Library. Most of these resources are also available from home!

To access resources from home, enter your 14-digit library card number without spaces, when prompted.