The Licia & Mason Beekley
Community Library offers links to many
online databases in an effort to provide quality reference material to
Follow the links below, making sure
to note any required user name and password information. Clicking on a
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The Licia &
Mason Beekley Community Library Catalogue
Search the our
catalogue for books, movies, and magazines.
your account, click on the Catalogue tab at the top of our web page.
At the first window, go to "Search the
Catalogue." When the search window is up, click on the User
Status Button at the
residents: enter your last name and the seven
digits on your library card after 22544 0 and also leave off the last
digit of your barcode. For example: your library card number is
"22544 01234 567 8"-- you
would enter 1234567.
residents: leave off the first six digits and the last digit of
your barcode. If any of the numbers after the first six digits are 0,
leave them off until you get to a 1-9 number. After that, zeroes
are fine. For example: your library card number is 23567
00006 780 9 -- you would enter 6780.
Once you have accessed your account, you will be able to see what you
have checked out, when the items are due, what you have reserved, and
the amount, if any, of your fines.
Call 860-379-7235 if you need assistance.
First-Class Ticket to Tour the
World Travel is
a comprehensive, informative, and fun
e-content travel database offering free and exclusive tourist and
information on more than 160 of the top travel destinations in North
America and around the globe.
Created by an international team of
experienced and talented travel journalists and editors, AtoZ World
features more than two million words of city-specific content, as well
thousands of striking images. Whether
traipsing around Panama City
Ankara or Antwerp,
or anywhere in between, AtoZ World Travel’s intrepid writer-adventurers
their unique points of view and expertise to candid glimpses of the
its people through extensive, colorful reporting.
Continually updated, AtoZ World
Travel provides the low-down on essentials like city neighborhoods and
districts, in-town excursions and day trips, major attractions,
nightlife, shopping, and insiders’ tips on navigating the city and
all in a style that’s both fresh and informative.
The site also arms travelers with
all the information necessary to make travel as safe and stress-free as
possible. Each city guide features
detailed accounts of any health advisories, travel essentials like
visa information, and even lists of local embassies and
consulates. Add extensive city maps, currency
information, real-time weather reports, and communications information,
have the makings for travel that’s both inspired and well
prepared. From the business traveler to the
armchair tourist, the budget traveler to the high roller, AtoZ World
the perfect tool for anyone looking for concise, engaging, and
on the world’s great destinations.
Travel can be accessed in the Library or from home using
your Beekley Library Card.
- Hartford Area
Search the catalogs of Hartford area libraries by title, author or
The Connecticut Digital Library – iCONN – is now available to all
Connecticut library cardholders. A part of the Connecticut Education
Network, it provides access to essential library and information
accesses the catalogues
of libraries throughout the state, including university libraries.
databases from your home or office in Connecticut, or
anywhere in the world, click on the "Access from Home" icon. Enter your
entire 14-digit library barcode number from a valid card for any
library in the State of Connecticut. Then choose from a wealth of
databases, including the following:
Articles and curriculum-related
for young researchers in grades K–5.
InfoTrac Junior Edition
Articles and curriculum-related
selected especially for grades 6–8.
Articles, historical images,
more selected for grades 9–12.
Expanded Academic ASAP
Articles for all academic
including the social sciences, humanities, science, technology and
Covers the arts and sciences,
theology, literature, and other academic subjects
iCONN’s largest collection of articles from magazines, newspapers,
journals and trade publications.
General Reference Center Gold
Articles from magazines, journals and reference books.
Search for articles in:
- Boston Globe (1980 - )
- Christian Science Monitor (1988 - )
- Hartford Courant (1992 - )
- Los Angeles Times (1985 - )
- New York Times (1995 - )
- Wall Street Journal (1984 –)
- Washington Post (1987 - )
Articles from Spanish/bilingual
E-BOOKS, CATALOGS and READING
Search the contents of science, health and history reference books
Statewide Library Catalog
Main Catalog: Search
400+ Connecticut library catalogs; place interlibrary loan
owned by other libraries and track their status.
publications and find libraries that subscribe to them.
HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY
Biography & Genealogy Master Index
Biography Resource Center
Biographies and images of newsmakers and figures of prominence.
Information about People, Places
Events for middle school and up
Hartford Courant – Historical
Search the earliest years of the Courant.
Search U.S. federal censuses, family and local histories,
History Reference Center
For history buffs and class
Educator’s Reference Complete
the field of education – articles about school law, child and
psychology, human development, learning disabilities, etc.
BUSINESS and LAW
& Company Resource Center
Find company and
industry information and analysis.
articles from legal journals, business and general-interest
HEALTH and SCIENCE
Health & Wellness Resource Center
Consumer and alternative health information
Science Reference Center
For science research
and projects –
articles, biographies and images.
Developed by the
National Library of Medicine and National Institutes
A catalogue of over 40 public, school, and academic libraries in
catalogue of 21 libraries who share an Integrated Library
System in Connecticut/
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