Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Databases

A renowned scholarly resource that contains full text for more than 4,770 academic journals.  Some journals include backfiles as far back as 1975.
Contains articles, images, and other resources covering over 500 years of American history.
In library use only.  Access Census records, immigration lists, vital statistics and military records.
Repair information for most major domestic and imported automobiles.
Read book reviews and find out which books are being published.
The industry's most popular business research database, featuring full text for more than 2,200 journals.
The easy to use interface makes it simple to find reliable health and mental health information.
Thousands of trusted reviews of appliances, cars, tech, and much more.  The new consumerreports.org interface is easier to search than ever before.
Contains more than one million records and hundreds of thousands of full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966.
Over 25,000 encyclopedia entries covering a variety of subject areas.
A comprehensive resource that describes how individuals, corporations, and governments effect the environment, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.
Full text for nearly 80 consumer health related magazines and journals, including Harvard Health Letter, Men's Health, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others.
A comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources, including census records and historical and genealogical publications, such as The History of Bedford, New Hampshire.
Explore hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, society, popular culture, education, and business.  Each article clearly presents both sides of an issue without bias.
Learning Express is your path to success.  This comprehensive resource features easy-to-use online resources that will help you build academic and workplace skills.  Use the tutorials and practice exams to prepare for the SAT, PSAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MAT, or MCAT.  Prepare for occupational exams, including the PRAXIS, NCLEX-RN, real estate, civil service, and postal worker exams. Once you’ve logged in, register for a free Learning Express account to take practice tests and track your progress.
Features an expansive collection of plot summaries, literary criticism, author biographies, and content from prominent literary journals.
Thousands of expert led, professionally produced video tutorials on a wide range of topics, including computer skills, management techniques, 3D printing, and design.  Learn at your own pace, track your progress, and earn certificates.
Full text for over 515 general interest and current events magazines.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free. You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition.
Contains full text for a variety of popular middle school magazines.  Each article is assigned a Lexile level.
Find comprehensive financial information on mutual funds, stocks, and ETFs.
Provides full text of U.S. and international newspapers, and transcripts of TV and radio news shows. Please see the reference librarian for access to The Boston Globe and the New York Times.
A comprehensive source of information about books and audiobooks that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists, book discussion guides, and more.
A database about books specifically for younger readers.  It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests.
Search full text from thousands of popular publications covering a wide-range of subject areas including business, health, education, politics, and general science. Use this resource to search for Consumer Reports product reviews.
Provides full text for more than 80 of the most popular elementary school magazines.  Each article is assigned a Lexile level.
A highly specialized collection of over 500 full text journals, designed for professional educators.  Tools for educators can also be found in Science Online, and Student Research Center. Curriculum Correlations to the NH Standards can be found in World Book.
Detailed information on U.S. and Canadian businesses and a directory of U.S. residents.  Click here for training guides to get the most out of ReferenceUSA.
Full text of NH Business Review and other regional sources.
Comprehensive science and math articles, diagrams, and images, plus science project ideas.
Explore social, political, and economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other popular topics.
The records of the Bedford Cemeteries may be searched by a number of different parameters. You may search for information on an individual basis using Last Name, Maiden Name, Date of Birth, Date of Death, Father's Name, Mother's Name and Mother's Maiden Name. Information about each cemetery is accessed by choosing the cemetery from the menu.
Unlimited access to more than 100 online language courses, packed with pronunciation, speech, grammar, writing and vocabulary-building lessons. You have the ability to write or speak your answers, practice pronunciation by slowing down the on-screen examples, and converse with native speakers though interactive videos. Learn on your own time, at your own pace in the library, at home, or on the go with Byki Mobile for the iPhone® and Android™.
Narrated picture books for kids.
Provides coverage from 1989 to the present.
An excellent source of investment information.  Now with home and in-library access!
The classic encyclopedia, online. Choose ”Reference Center" to access the high school level encyclopedia.  Choose "Kids” to access elementary school resources.