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The Bedford Public Library

     Magazine and Newspaper Databases

Homework Help by Grade: For High School | For Middle School | For Elementary School

Homework Help by Subject: Cultures and Geography | History and Current Events | Science and Math

Especially for Educators


  • Academic Search Premier
    Provides full text for more than 4,500 academic journals, including over 100 titles with PDF backfiles to 1975.

  • MasterFILE Premier
    Provides full text from thousands of popular publications, including Consumer Reports.

  • Newspaper Source
    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.

  • Union Leader
    Provides coverage from 1989 to the present.

Genealogy and Biography

  • Ancestry Library Edition (in the library only)
    Access Census records, immigration lists, vital statistics and military records.

  • HeritageQuest Online
    Census records with an index to historical and genealogical publications, including The History of Bedford, New Hampshire.

  • Town of Bedford Cemeteries
    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.

Auto Repair Business Computer Training
  • Atomic Training
    This new online resource features unlimited access to thousands of short videos covering more than 300 of today's most popular software applications on both PCs and Macs.
  • Transparent Language Online
    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™.

Literature and Books Health Homework Help for High School Homework Help for Middle School
  • Encyclopædia Britannica
    Includes encyclopedic articles, images and videos, and articles from respected magazines and journals. Check out Britannica Kids as well as the main Reference Center.

  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
    Over 25,000 encyclopedia entries covering a variety of subject areas.

  • Middle Search Plus
    Full text for over 145 magazines covering general topics.

  • Student Research Center
    The user friendly interfaces makes it easy for students to search by keyword or topic to find the most useful sources.

  • World Book
    The classic encyclopedia, online.

Homework Help for Elementary School
  • Encyclopædia Britannica
    Includes encyclopedic articles, images and videos, and articles from respected magazines and journals. Check out Britannica Kids as well as the main Reference Center.

  • Searchasaurus
    A colorful, easy way to search for magazine and encyclopedia articles.

  • Primary Search
    Provides full text for 57 children’s magazines and over 100 children’s pamphlets.

  • World Book
    The classic encyclopedia, online. Click on “World Book Kids” to access elementary school resources.

Homework Help: Cultures and Geography
  • Encyclopædia Britannica
    Use the interactive atlas or World Data Analyst to find information, statistics, and images about every country. Both are available from the home page.

  • World Book
    A great place to find country descriptions, flags, and maps.

Homework Help: History and Current Events Homework Help: Science and Math
  • Science Online
    Comprehensive science and math articles, diagrams, and images, plus science project ideas.

Especially for Educators
  • Encyclopædia Britannica
    You can find Learning Materials in the Student Center (part of Britannica Kids). The materials include a range of interactive lessons, research projects, animations, and worksheets that support the Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies curricula. Britannica’s Learning Materials are also aligned to state curriculum standards and can be used in the Britannica Workspace feature.

  • ERIC
    Citations and abstracts from over 980 education-related journals and full text of over 2,200 digests.

  • Professional Development Collection
    A highly specialized collection of over 515 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.

  Last Updated January 9, 2014