Online Databases

The Westfield Library offers a wide variety of online database services to students and faculty. No logins or passwords are needed if the databases are accessed from a school computer. Logins and passwords are necessary if someone is trying to access one of the databases from outside the building. Check the library's Blackboard page for access information and passwords.

Access to Rosen Digital Literacy is available by going to the library's catalog and clicking on the icon under "Learning Links."

abc-clio ABC-CLIO  American Government, American History, State Geography, World Geography, World History: Ancient, Medieval, Modern.
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Bloom's Literature

Expert Literary Criticism

Britannica ImageQuest

Millions of rights-cleared images

Britannica Moderna Encyclopedias in Spanish
britannica school Britannica School Encyclopedia articles and multimedia content for all ages.
cavendish Cavendish Square Digital Includes content on topics from the sciences and social studies to humanities and geography.
Career Clusters

Career Clusters Online Covers 16 broad occupational categories, offering information on more than 300 jobs.


CQ Press Supreme Court Collection Informattion and data on supreme court cases, justices, and the history and power of the U.S. Supreme Court.

cultural gram CultureGrams In-depth information on countries & territories in reports that include maps, statistics, and a glossary.
digital literacy Rosen Digital Literacy Digital skills for the real world
EBSCO Full-text magazines, reference books, and other highly-regarded sources, covering virtually every subject area.

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FACTCITE: THE LINCOLN LIBRARY ONLINE Reference information for homework and browsing including biographies, countries, history, sports, and mythology.


Facts on File Issues and Controversies Objective, in-depth analysis of today's hot topics.
gale Gale Databases Magazines, newspapers, reference books, eBooks, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Opposing Viewpoints, History Resource Center, Books & Authors. Testing and Education Reference Center and much more.

Granger's World of Poetry More than 250,000 poems in full text, with corresponding commentaries, historical context, and poet biographies


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Includes these key civilizations: ancient & medieval Africa, ancient Egypt, the ancient Near East, ancient Greece, ancient & medieval Asia, the Americas, ancient Rome, medieval Europe, and the Islamic world

Science Library


Includes expansive reference coverage of the full range of scientific disciplines.



JSTOR provides access to past and current issues of more than 1,400 scholarly journals across more than 50 academic disciplines.  It includes a wealth of primary source materials.

myon myOn Provides a large library of enhanced digital books for listening or reading.
noodletools NoodleTools A suite of interactive tools designed to aid students and professionals with their online research.
pebblego PeebleGo Research tools for emergent readers in the areas of biographies, social studies, earth & space, and animals.
proquest ProQuest Features a highly-respected, diverse mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers, current and historical.
rosen learning center ROSEN Learning Center Interactive eBooks for Grades K-12.
Science Direct Source for scientific, medical, and technical research
soundzabound Soundzabound Music Library Offers a wide variety of music, audio themes and sound effects for grades K-12 and universities that ensure your copyright safety.
TumbleBookCloud An online collection of read-along (audiobook) titles for elementary, middle, and high school students.
worldbook World Book Offers more that 26,000 encyclopedia articles, a Spanish-language encyclopedia, pictures, sounds, special reports, etc.