Western Mass Newspapers

Access Western Mass Newspapers: The generosity of several Western Mass libraries and organizations has resulted in the following 10 Western newspapers from NewsBank being available to all libraries and users through the 4 Western counties: The Advocate, Amherst Bulletin, Berkshire Eagle, The, Daily Hampshire Gazette, North Adams Transcript, The Recorder, The Republican, Springfield Advocate, Springfield Examiner and the Valley Advocate. You will need your library card number to login. Click here to login.

The Boston Globe, Coverage: 1980 - current

The New York Times

Search the full text of The New York Times (starting in 1985).

Reference Databases

Reference Databases provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.


Britannica Library, an award winning, easy to use, easy to find, information you can trust.

Britannica Fundamentals, an innovative early learning product for students in grade levels kindergarten through second grade.

Pebble Go Animals & Biographies is specifically designed for K-3 students. Packed with informational articles, ready-made activities, and literacy supports for students of all abilities, it boosts engagement and fosters independent learning in core subject areas.

Language Resources

Transparent Language for Libraries

Genealogy Resources

Heritage Quest

KDL What's Next Database

The What's Next database helps you search series fiction. A series is two or more books linked by character(s), settings, or other common traits.