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Connecticut State Library’s FREE research engine for use by libraries, schools, faculty, students, and residents throughout the state. Login to using your Connecticut library card number. For more information, visit


Search all articles, newspapers, audiobooks and digital collections in iCONN.
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Advanced searching of all articles and e-books in iCONN.
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Explora for Elementary Schools

The new version of Searchasaurus.
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Primary Search (Elementary Schools)

Articles and curriculum-related materials selected for elementary schools.
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Explora for Middle Schools

A new interface for searching many middle school resources.
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Middle Search Plus (Middle Schools)
Articles and curriculum-related materials selected for grades 6-8.
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MAS Ultra: School Edition (High Schools)

Articles, historical images, maps and more selected for grades 9-12.
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Explora for High Schools

The new version of Student Research Center.
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Academic Search Premier

Provides an elaborate array of titles to cornerstone academia. Comprehensive content, including PDF backfiles to 1975 or further for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references for more than 1,050 titles.
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MasterFILE Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE Premier provides full text for magazines, reference books, and primary source documents and an Image Collection with photos, maps & flags. Includes Consumer Reports
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A multi-disciplinary database with coverage of all aspects of academic study and general interest subject areas. Includes more than 4,300 full-text magazines and journals and nearly 250 full-text newspapers and newswires, and over 2,900 full-text reference books and encyclopedias.
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Contains full text for tens of thousands of articles from diverse sources, including international newspapers, EBSCO’s collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets and government information.
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Select an individual newspaper from the list:

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Newspaper Source Plus

Cover-to-cover full text coverage for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, and selective full text for more than 330 regional (U.S.) newspapers. Also, full-text television and radio news transcripts from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.
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Referencia Latina

A comprehensive Spanish-language database with 49,000 encyclopedia entries; 50,000 images; 2,500 health reports; a Spanish-English dictionary and full text for over 100 reference books and dozens of general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas.
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