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.
Search businesses, people, mailing lists, sales leads, jobs and more!
Encyclopedia Britannica: Library
Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, e-books, and other learning resources.
Enciclopedia Britannica Moderna (en espanol)
Descubra artículos de enciclopedia, multimedia, fuentes primarias, libros electrónicos y otros recursos de aprendizaje.
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.
Gale in Context: Global Issues
This resource supports global awareness and provides a global perspective while tying together a wealth of authoritative content, empowering learners to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world. Explore issues within government, law, health, science and technology, society and culture, and more.
Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints
This premier online resource covers today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This cross-curricular resource supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions.
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.
Statewide Databases
Access all statewide databases available with your Haverhill Public Library card. Topics include Diversity Studies, Pop Culture Studies, Fine Arts, and more.
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.
Gale Onefile: Vocations and Careers
This resource provides current and applicable periodical content to aid in career and vocational research -- from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.
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
Learn about careers, receive personalized career recommendations, create resumes and cover letters, search for jobs, explore schools and training programs, and get advice to help find a job or advance your career.
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
Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive.
Education / Teaching
Excel Adult High School
Excel Adult High School offers the opportunity for Massachusetts residents age 19+ to earn an accredited high school diploma, fully online! Students can access courses 24/7 and can finish the program in lest time with transfer credits. Ongoing support from instructors and success coaches is available through an online tutoring program.
Peterson's Test Prep
Find all the tools you need to discover your passion, ace your exams, and excel in your career.
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.
Gale Online Learning
Gale Online Learning Portal
Access Gale's Excel Adult High School, Peterson's Test Prep, and Peterson's Career Prep all through one portal.
Genealogy / Family History
Ancestry: Library [ from library only ]
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]
HeritageQuest Online [ from home ]
A comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. The database provides genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s.
In-Library Access
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.
Health / Nursing
Gale: Health and Wellness Resource Center
An online resource for researchers at all levels, this consumer health resource provides information on the full range of health-related issues.
Gale: Health and Wellness Reference Center: Academic (OneFile)
Integrates millions of articles from a wide range of full-text nursing and allied health journals, magazines, newsletters and select consumer health information sources with full-text reference works and hundreds of health-related multimedia.
Gale: Nursing and Allied Health Collection (OneFile)
Updated daily, this resource will help nursing professionals already working in the field, as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.
Gale: Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection
Provides access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine. The database offers a wide spectrum of information, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research, and more.
Salem Health: Cancer and Mental Health [ from home ]
Curated information about various cancers and mental health-related issues.
In-Library Access
Gale in Context: US History
An engaging experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in U.S. history.
Gale in Context: World History
This resource reaches back to the ancient world—and forward to today's headlines—to deliver a chronicle of the people, cultures, events, and societies that have formed the history of the human race.
Languages / ELL
Transparent Languages
Transparent Language Online for Libraries empowers anyone to learn 110+ languages anytime, anywhere, on any device — with unlimited simultaneous usage.
Mango Languages
Mango prepares learners for realistic conversations and communication in over70 world languages.
Legal Forms
Gale: Legal Forms Library
Access hundreds of downloadable legal forms.
Literary Criticism
Gale: Literature Resource Center
The most current, comprehensive, and reliable online literature resource, offering the broadest and most representative range of authors and their works, including a deep collection of full-text critical and literary analysis for literary studies.
Boston Globe
This publication's detailed indexing helps users quickly find the news information they need. Each issue is indexed thoroughly, so they have access to not only top news stories but also the information contained on the various sections of the paper. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc. Coverage: 1980 - current
New York Times
An American daily newspaper based in New York City with a worldwide readership. Founded in 1851, the Times has since won 132 Pulitzer Prizes, the most of any newspaper, and has long been regarded within the industry as a national "newspaper of record."
US Newsstream - ProQuest
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. Includes: • 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
Science / Technology
Gale in Context: Science
Integrating millions of full-text articles that include national and global publications, 200+ science experiments, 300+ interactive simulations, other multimedia, and top reference content, Science is updated daily and offers over 600 pages on topics across the curriculum, covering biology, chemistry, earth and environmental science, physics, and more.
GreenFile [ from home ]
A free research database covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
In-Library Access
Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts [ from home ]
A free research database for library and information science studies. LISTA provides indexing and abstracting for hundreds of key journals, books, research reports.
In-Library Access
Gale: Interactive Science
Science comes to life as you zoom, rotate, and explore interactive 3D models. View related reference articles and search Gale content to find more information.
Environmental Studies
Gale In Context: Environmental Studies provides users with comprehensive information, empowering learners to critically analyze and understand important topics that affect people around the world. Explore topics and events within Earth systems, global change, pollution, populations, and more.
Science Database
This database is a definitive resource for students studying both the applied and general sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1030 titles, with more than 760 available in full text.
Test Prep
Excel Adult High School
Excel Adult High School offers the opportunity for Massachusetts residents age 19+ to earn an accredited high school diploma, fully online! Students can access courses 24/7 and can finish the program in lest time with transfer credits. Ongoing support from instructors and success coaches is available through an online tutoring program.
Peterson's Test Prep
Find all the tools you need to discover your passion, ace your exams, and excel in your career.

Access Our Online Resources

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.