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All Resources

If you’re interested in researching a particular topic or learning a specific subject, one of the online resources below may be helpful.

Some resources may require you to log in with your East Hampton Library Card number so have that handy.

Need more research help?  Please reach out to us.  We can help you find what you need!

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  • ABI/Inform Complete

    Unrivaled collection of scholarly business information

  • Ancestry.com

    Connecticut State Library Collection  – The complete Connecticut State Library collection is now available through Ancestry.com


  • Biography Resource Center

    Offers a comprehensive collection of more than 461,000 full-text biographies.

  • Britannica

    Encyclopedia Britannica in digital form.  Great for elementary school, and middle school assignments and research.

  • Business Market Research Collection

    The Business Market Research Collection provides company, industry, and geopolitical macroeconomic market research.


  • Chilton’s Auto Repair

    DIY Auto Repair

  • Connecticut Digital Newspaper Project

    Digitized copies of 14 historic Connecticut Newspapers.  

  • Consumer Reports

    Provides timely ratings and reviews of household products.  After logging in, click ‘Search within this publication’ to search for your needed product


  • East Hampton Newspaper and Yearbook Archive

    A digitized collection of East Hampton news and yearbooks from 1881 forward.

  • Explora for Elementary Schools

    An interface designed specifically for elementary students with an emphasis on topical browsing for age-appropriate articles.

  • Explora for High Schools

    An interface designed specifically for high school students with an emphasis on topical browsing for age-appropriate articles.

  • Explora for Middle Schools

    An interface designed specifically for middle school students with an emphasis on topical browsing for age-appropriate articles.


  • Family Search

    Family search has digitized all of East Hampton’s, and many other towns’, vital records.  This is a free service but you may need to create an account. 


  • Hartford Courant (1992-current)

    Access articles from the Hartford Courant from 1992 to present day.  

  • Heritage Quest Online

    Genealogy and family history resources that include census records, city directories and more.

  • Historical Hartford Courant (1764-1922)

    Access articles from the Hartford Courant from 1764 – 1922.  

  • History Reference Center

    Great for school history papers and projects.  Features almost 2,000 reference books, and encyclopedia articles.

  • Hoopla

    Instantly borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to watch on your computer, phone, tablet or TV.

    With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.You can stream titles instantly through your desktop browser or our mobile app. If you use our mobile app, you can also download titles to your device for offline playback later, where Wi-Fi may be unavailable. Titles are automatically returned and removed from your device at the end of the lending period.
    Instantly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, music and more 24/7 with your library card in three easy steps!
    1.  Download the Hoopla app in your app store on any device including your smart TV.
    2. Register with your library card.
    3. Borrow free digital movies, music and more!  Everything is available right away and no more late fees! 


  • Job Now!

    JobNow provides live, interactive online help combined with online resources to help get a job. A “resume lab” and live, online job coaches help jobseekers strategically target suitable jobs and prepare and practice for job interviews.


  • Legal Information Reference Center

    Contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis

  • Lynda.com

    Learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve your personal and professional goals. Join today to get access to thousands of courses.


  • Middletown Press

    Check out the Russell Library in Middletown, CT for a historical archive of the Middletown Press.  


  • Newspapers of Connecticut

    The newspapers of Connecticut collection includes a sampling of newspapers covering various towns, villages and topics ranging from 1821-1947.  


  • OverDrive

    Borrow eBooks, audiobooks and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide.


  • RB Digital

  • ResearchIT CT OneSearch

    A great all-purpose database of newspaper, magazine and academic journal articles for those doing scholarly research for school assignments.  

  • Rivereast Newspaper

    The Rivereast has a 10 year digital archive on their website.  


  • Science Reference Center

    Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.  Great for students!


  • Transparent Language Learning

    Learn over 100 different languages!  Great for tablets and phones.


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