A-Z Resource List

American Ancestors
[In Library only] New England Historical Genealogy Society allows you to search for you Ancestors who lived in the New England Area. Search vital records, tow records, tax/census lists, church and court records and much more.

America's News
(formerly NewsBank) [Outside the library you will be asked to enter your library card number] 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 Nashua Telegraph. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

Ancestry Library
[In Library only] Access the full World version of Ancestry.com through Ancestry Library edition. Thousands of census, probate and other historical records are available.

AtoZ Food America
A single-source digital library reference that covers regional (6), state (50), and ethnic (35) cuisines for the entire country. Contains large-scale historical, ingredient, and reference modules of great use to cooks, culinary students, and historians.

AtoZ Maps Online
The world’s largest collection of royalty-free, downloadable maps for schools. Students, teachers, and administrators can use our more than 60,000 maps in school reports, lesson plans, and personal research projects.

AtoZ The USA
Provides students, teachers, and library patrons with an unmatched resource for understanding the country’s people, history, economy, geography, symbols, culture, and society.

AtoZ The World
Offers a breadth and depth of content that is unmatched by any other single resource.

AtoZ World Culture
Builds understanding about national, ethnic, and cultural diversity, preparing students to live in the global village of the 21st century. Enjoy a breadth and depth of content unmatched by any other resource.

Auto Repair Resource
[formerly Auto Repair Reference Center]
From EBSCO, information on most manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. Contains more than 31,660 vehicles, from 1945 to the present, step-by-step photographs and drawings, specifications and maintenance schedules, over 130,000 enhanced wiring diagrams for easy viewing and printing, and more! All of the content in the ARRC was created by ASE certified technicians.

Brainfuse HelpNow
Brainfuse HelpNow offers a personalized homework help in core subjects (math, reading, writing, science and social studies) including SAT preparation. The Adult Learning Center is included in the HelpNow suite. Brainfuse is currently available to all library patrons from the public computers at the Rodgers library, or from any computer with internet connection starting October 13, 2020, every day from 2 - 11pm.

Black Freedom Struggle
Powered by ProQuest, Black Freedom Struggle provides an open primary source curated content on six time periods that focus on the Black experience, including Resistance to Slavery and the Abolitionist Movement (1790-1860); The Civil War and the Reconstruction Era (1861-1877); The New Deal and World War II (1933-1945); and more. Both students and educators may use this material to teach/learn about a particular topic or person.

Consumer Health Complete
Reputable health and medical information collected together for easy searching.

Consumer Reports
[Outside the library you will be asked to enter your library card number, which is your "Patron ID")
In addition to product ratings and reviews, users will find in-depth advice, tips and trends written by Consumer Reports experts. Frequently updated articles, blogs and video content allow consumers to peruse the latest consumer news.

Cypress Resume
Resumes made easy! Complete your resume in minutes, tailoring your work to showcase your strengths. Quickly create cover letters and reference pages with the ability to download, edit, publish, save and update.
NOTE: Cypress Resume will no longer be available after April 15, 2022. Beginning immediately, users can access Brainfuse resumes for resume online resources.

Driving Tests
Prepare for your driver’s license test with one or more practice driving tests, including motorcycle and Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) practice tests. No library card required! NEW! Take the written test exam here
Note: Driving-Tests.org is a privately owned website that is not affiliated with or operated by any state government agency, and not associated with or endorsed by the NH Department of Motor Vehicles.

EBSCO Article Databases
A searchable database including articles from numerous magazines, newspapers and other publications. Includes Consumer Reports, People, National Geographic and more.

EBSCO Explora
The newly designed interface with topic overviews to help jumpstart research, easy-to-browse categories on popular topics and a simple search that quickly delivers relevant results.

[Outside the library you will be asked to enter your library card number on the NewsBank site. Scroll down and select America’s GenealogyBank.]
Find old newspaper articles, obituaries, birth and marriage announcements, photographs and more in 300 years of fully searchable historical newspapers. Included also are 11,700 books and other printed items, as well as historical documents.

For more than thirty years, The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation has been a bestselling guide and trusted authority on English usage for educators, universities, students, and business professionals. Grammarbook.com, the popular site containing The Blue Book's contents plus hundreds of additional interactive quizzes, is also the leading global resource for English language learners.
To access grammarbook, click on the chat icon below and ask us for login information. You can also call the library at 603-886-6030 or email us at askus@rodgerslibrary.org.

Great Courses
[The link above takes you to Libby. You will be asked to enter your library card number and PIN]
Log into Libby and access Great Courses. Once logged into Libby, scroll down and click on Extras, then click on Great Courses to enjoy 7 days of online courses.
Learn from award-winning experts and professors from the most respected institutions in the world.

HeritageQuest Online
[Outside the library you will be asked to enter your library card number on the HeritageQuest site]
With over 25,000 books, the entire U.S. Federal Census, PERSI and other expanding collections, HeritageQuest Online provides access to one of the largest collections of genealogy material in the country. This collection of research materials helps in tracing family history and studying American culture.

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
With over 700 videos, more than 700 full-text magazines and how-to instructions, this resource has plenty of information for knitters, quilters, scrapbookers, model makers and more.

The link above takes you to Libby. You will be asked to enter your library card number and PIN]
Log into Libby and access IndieFlix. Once logged into Libby, scroll down and click on Extras, then click on IndieFlix to enjoy 7 days of independent movies.
IndieFlix is a global screening and streaming service that promotes and supports social impact films to create positive change in the world, with access to thousands of high-quality shorts, features and TV.

Nashua Telegraph
[Outside the library you will be asked to enter your library card number on the NewsBank site]
Our updated Nashua Telegraph database now features the full Sunday paper in color! From the "Sources" list, click on the second option ("Telegraph, The (Nashua, NH): 2019-Current...Image") to access the Sunday edition.
The text version is still available by selecting the first option ("Telegraph, The (Nashua, NH): 1998....Text") which has more than 20 years (July 1998-present) of articles available for online searching.

National Archives
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation's record keeper. Of all documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the United States Federal government, only 1%-3% are so important for legal or historical reasons that they are kept by NARA forever.
Those valuable records are preserved and are available to you, whether you want to see if they contain clues about your family’s history, need to prove a veteran’s military service, or are researching a historical topic that interests you.

New Hampshire Union Leader (Manchester, NH)
[Outside the library you will be asked to enter your library card number on the NewsBank site]
The New Hampshire Union Leader has more than 30 years of articles available for online searching

NoveList Plus
From EBSCO, is a fiction and non-fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 125,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, What We’re Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists.

NoveList Plus K-8
From EBSCO, a guide to fiction and non-fiction for grades K-8. NoveList K-8 contains materials for all K-8 grade levels and includes picture books, children’s “chapter” books and young adult titles. Updated monthly, NoveList K-8 is a starting place for both students and teachers to learn about books they’ll want to read!

Qello Concerts
[The link above takes you to Libby. You will be asked to enter your library card number and PIN]
Log into Libby and access Qello Concerts. Once logged into Libby, scroll down and click on Extras, then click on Qello to enjoy 7 days of music concerts.
Qello Concerts is the world's leading over-the-top (OTT) streaming service for full-length, on-demand concerts and music documentaries. =Discover the world’s largest catalog of concert films, award-winning music documentaries, and live streaming music events from the 1920s to today.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center
This resource complements the Auto Repair Reference Center which was already available. Through a collection of comprehensive, full-text content, this online site provides users with detailed, yet user friendly repair guides for all types of small engines. ATVs, generators, motorcycles, personal water craft/jet skis, commercial mowers, snowmobiles, snow blowers, farm tractors, outdoor power equipment and more are covered! Also included are more than 400 reference books with original photos and illustrations.

SYNC Audiobooks for Teens
SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. Returning April 30th and continuing 13 weeks until July 29,  SYNC gives participants two thematically paired audiobooks a week.   In 2019, 28 titles were given away over 14 weeks. Click on the title to learn more.

Transparent Language
A unique application that bridges the gap between learning a language online and using that language in the real world by allowing users to do both in one program.

World Book Online
A collection of seven encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, and The New Book of Popular Science.

The largest online public access catalog in the world. Many titles may be obtained through Interlibrary Loan.

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