Online Databases

The Westfield Library offers a wide variety of online databases to students and faculty. No logins or passwords are needed if the databases are accessed from school. Usernames and passwords are necessary to access the databases from outside the building. Check the library's Schoology page for access information and passwords.

abc-clio ABC-CLIO 

American Government, American History, Issues, State Geography, World Geography, World History: Ancient, Medieval, Modern, Daily Life Through History, American Mosaic: African American Experience, American Mosaic: Latino American Experience, American Mosaic: American Indian Experience. 

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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.
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Comics Plus

An online collection of graphic novels and comic books.

Access is available by going to the library's catalog and clicking on the icon under "Learning Resources"

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In-depth information on countries & territories in reports that include maps, statistics, and a glossary.
Full-text magazines, reference books, and other highly-regarded sources, covering virtually every subject area.

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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.
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Gale Powersearch

Search many of the Gale databases all at one time


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


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.
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.
Access is available by going to the library's catalog and clicking on the icon under "Learning Resources"
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.