Resource List by Subject

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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.

Children and Teens

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.

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.

Grammarbook.com
To access grammarbook.com, the popular site containing The Blue Book's contents plus hundreds of additional interactive quizzes, click on the chat icon below right and ask us for login information. You can also call the library at 603-886-6030 or email us at askus@rodgerslibrary.org.

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!

Science Online
A comprehensive overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines to help students find a starting point for their research. Students can access the full, updated content of our unique science eLearning Modules, which target a variety of core topics. Topic Centers feature selected content on core science disciplines. More than 1600 resources including interactive experiments that are perfect for science fairs.

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.

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.

Crafts

Craftsy
NEW! Click here for instructions on accessing Craftsy through the Libby app.
Craftsy is home to a collective group of curious, driven doers who believe in the power of creating. Use our tailored project kits, step-by-step expert instruction and timely lessons to make things you’re proud of over and over again.

Culture

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.

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.

Genealogy

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.

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.

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.

Language Instruction

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.

Learning

Great Courses
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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.

Movies

IndieFlix
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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.

Music

Qello Concerts
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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.

Newspapers & Magazines

America's News
(Formerly NewsBank) 
America’s newspaper source, providing the full text of articles from major newspapers across the U.S. Includes the Manchester Union Leader (Jan 1989-present), the Nashua Telegraph (July 1998-present) as well as national publications such as Time, Newsweek and People.

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.

Lowell Sun
Daily news of the greater Lowell area, serving towns in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Offering almost 20 years of full-text coverage.

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

Nashua Telegraph
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.

Reader’s Advisory, or “Help me choose my next book!”

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!

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

Skill-Building

Brainfuse Resume
Our resume lab gives you all of the tips and resources you need to write an effective resume. 

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! 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.



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