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Banker And Tradesman Digital 

Real estate and financial information since 1872. For in-library use only.

Data Axel Reference Solutions

Provides listings for 24 million U.S. business locations and 262 million consumers. Search businesses by name, location, industry and size; search consumers by location, estimated income, interests and shopping habits. Ideal for marketers, entrepreneurs, job seekers, consumers, researchers, students, news media, law firms for patent research, and corporate market research. For in-library use only.

Fuel Economy is the official government source. It features updated fuel economy data for new and used passenger vehicles, allows side-by-side vehicle comparison and offers fuel-saving tips. It also contains air pollution emissions information and safety ratings and provides links to car buying websites. Fuel economy guides can be found here as well.

Gale Legal Forms

State specific legal forms to print.

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Find trusted analysis of stocks, mutual funds, exchange traded funds and markets. (This database replaces the Morningstar Mutual Funds print version which is no longer being published. The library’s license is for ‘one user at a time,’ just as was the case with the print version. If the database is in use, please try again at a later time.)

Value Line’s Investment Survey online includes full-page reports and analyst commentaries as well as TimelinessTM and SafetyTM Ranks of company stocks. Research features include: 1,700 widely-followed analyst covered companies; full industry reports; unbiased ratings and reports; analytical summary & index; guided selection & opinion; and market-driven supplements.

Language Learning

Lingo LITE™ helps you learn basic vocabulary in 30 languages from native speakers. Each vocabulary entry includes a color photo, a native speaker video, and the word or term in the local language and your native language. Users can change the interface language (also 30 languages) at the click of a button.

MANGO Languages

Learn a new language! Mango offers lessons in 44 languages, including English. (Get the app on the App Store or Google Play).

Transparent Languages for Libraries

Start as a guest or create a login to track progress.

Current Magazines/ Newspapers


Visit our reading room to check out the print edition for local Marblehead news.

The Boston Public Library has a wealth of newspaper and magazine resources including the Wall Street Journal and National Geographic, 1888 to present.

To obtain an ecard click here.

Consumer Reports

Find ratings, reviews, recommendations, and buying advice from the test experts who have been publishing their results for decades. You’ll also find tips and trends in articles written by Consumer Reports unbiased experts.


Provides access to more than 12 million journal articles, books, images, and primary sources in 75 disciplines. Available at the library or via personal account.

Marblehead Beacon

Local news source

Marblehead Current

Local news source

Marblehead Home and Style 

Visit our reading room to check out back issues of the print edition.

Marblehead Weekly News

Local news source

New York Times Digital 

Find the international edition, historical articles from 1851 to present day, and articles from the daily Times sections. Also included are mini crossword puzzles, the New York Times Magazine and newsletters. Each time you log in, click “redeem” (code will be pre-populated). If you are already registered, enter your email and password or for first time users create an account.


Magazines including four years of back issues, always available. Includes Boating, Cruising World, Magazine Antiques, Sail Magazine and Yachting.

Print magazines can be located in the Noble catalog.

Genealogy, History and Archived Magazines/Newspapers

  ican Ancestors

Organized by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, this database includes the New England Historical and Genealogic Register and provides access to 1.4+ billion records spanning the United States, the British Isles, continental Europe, and beyond, including one of the most extensive online collections of early American genealogical records, the largest searchable collection of published genealogical research journals and magazines, and the only online source for records from Boston’s Catholic Archdiocese. Subscription is for in-library use only.

Ancestry Library Edition

Includes U.S. and U.K. Census images and indexes, the Social Security Death Index, World War I draft registration cards, Civil War service records, immigration records and many more sources for genealogical research. Available only on Abbot Public Library computers.

Boston Globe

Full text 1980 – current

EBSCO Academic Search Elite

Primarily academic journals

EBSCO MasterFile

For general interest magazines and journals. Click on “Publications” to see the periodicals and newspapers that are indexed including Architectural Digest, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, Fortune, Magazine Antiques, People, Time Magazine and more.


MasterFILE Premier and Newspaper Source have a wealth of full text articles. Click on “Title List” to see the periodicals and newspapers that are indexed including:

Essex Institute Historical Collections

Available at the Internet Archive.

Fold3 by Ancestry

“Fold3® provides convenient access to military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.”  In library use only.    

Heritage Quest Genealogy Research is a collection of digitized images and indexes that provide genealogists, historians and other researchers a huge array of materials for exploring family and local history.


Provides access to more than 12 million journal articles, books, images, and primary sources in 75 disciplines. Available at the library or via personal account. 

MA Library Databases Includes Gale databases containing news and magazine publications with full text articles. Made possible by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and by the Massachusetts Library System.

Marblehead Magazine

1995-2012 Legend Inc. Print editions reside in our nonfiction collection under 974.45 MARBLEHEAD.

Marblehead Messenger and Marblehead Reporter 

Find newspaper issues from 1871-1976.

Marblehead Advantage Preservation

Provides access to newspaper issues from 1977-one year from present year and the Clipping File (from various newspapers and magazines) but, because of copyright, these files are in-library use only.  Funding for this Archive has been generously provided by the Harold B. and Elizabeth L. Shattuck Memorial Fund.

Marblehead Historical Commission

Search their catalog, digital resources and Mapping Marblehead page for digital interactive maps.

Marblehead Museum

Search Digital Resources and Online Collections Database or fill out a research request form.


In library and home access to Newspaper Archives. Boston coverage includes: Boston Globe (morning and evening editions), 1872-1922; Boston Post, 1831-1922. Includes historical newspapers from the United States. 

Noble Digital Heritage

NOBLE Digital Heritage, a project of the North of Boston Library Exchange, Inc. (NOBLE) and our member libraries, is a collection of resources documenting the rich social and cultural history of our member communities.

Reading, Movies and Television


(Get the app on the App Store or Google Play) for ebooks, audiobooks, movies and television series. 

Libby by Overdrive

(Get the app on the App Store or Google Play) for ebooks, audiobooks, Indieflix and Great Courses and Kovels

NoveList K-8 is for kids K-8, parents, school and children’s librarians and anyone interested in children’s literature. In addition to recommended books, NoveList K-8 provides lists of award winning books, book discussion guides, author read-alikes, book talks and more.

NoveList Plus helps you find books similar to the ones you especially enjoy, whether you’re matching an author or describing a plot or looking for award winning fiction and non-fiction.


Consumer Reports

Find ratings, reviews, recommendations, and buying advice from the test experts who have been publishing their results for decades. You’ll also find tips and trends in articles written by Consumer Reports unbiased experts.

Noble Library Databases 

Databases grouped by subject. Includes EBSCO databases. Select one or all of these databases to search for articles. Click on “Title List” to search for a particular publication in each database.

MA Library Databases 

Includes Gale databases with full-text articles from books and reference sources, Britannica Encyclopedia (in English and Spanish),  Proquest Science and PebbleGo for kids.

New England Journal of Medicine

Articles available online available 6 months after publication.

Salem Press offers a variety of digital resources on American History, Science, and Health. Included are searchable encyclopedic texts on the solar system; psychology and mental health; American immigration; and each individual decade, from the 1920s to the 1990s, in America.

Test Prep and Careers

Driving-Tests gives you access to online driver’s manuals and practice tests for car, motorcycle, and commercial driver’s licenses. All tests are based on current driver’s license manuals and are constantly updated to reflect changes to the manuals.

Learning Express Practice Tests has interactive skill-building practice tests and courses based on official exams such as the SAT, ACT, GRE, GED, LSAT, TOEFL, Real Estate Agent or Broker exam, U.S. Citizenship, Police & Firefighter exams and many more.


Local office located in Salem, MA.

Petersen’s Test Prep (Gale Presents) 

Find the tools you need to discover your passion, ace your exams and excel in your career.

Through the Boston Public Library you can access LinkedIn Learning. To obtain an ecard click here.

Travel and Food

AtoZ Food America™ provides 7,000 recipes, 650 ingredient articles, vintage food labels and ads, historical what did they eat articles, how to make food videos, and more. AtoZ Food America is the world’s largest database of American food, culture, and recipes. It features content and information found nowhere else combined with beautiful graphics and illustrations.

AtoZ World Food™ is the world’s largest and most comprehensive database of food and food culture for 174 countries. This proprietary database includes 884 food culture articles, 6,500 traditional recipes, 650 ingredient articles, historical timelines, glossaries, and 2,000 food quotes. Lavishly illustrated with 14,000 photos.

AtoZ World Travel™ contains 202 world city travel guides. These beautifully illustrated and up-to-date guides cover travel essentials, attractions, insiders’ information, excursions, nightlife, shopping, culture, cuisine, health, security, language, maps, and lots more.