Newsbank & America’s Genealogy Bank
Newsbank provides Atheneum library cardholders online access to issues of the Nantucket Independent, The Cape Â Cod Times, well as several regional and national magazines. Entries are full text articles and can be searched on a Â variety of criteria, including date, key words or all the text.
Moreover, the Atheneum offers “America’s Genealogy Bank”Â through the same link. This separate database allows users to search for their ancestors in 300 different historic newspapers, books, military records, government documents, and pamphlets. Patrons can narrow their search by state to find records such as: obituaries, birth & marriage notices; pension records and etc.
Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC)
The MBLC provides access to essential library and information resources, including searchable catalogs of more than 400 libraries in Massachusetts, millions of full-text articles in scholarly and general interest magazines, and full-text Massachusetts newspapers.
These databases provide access to web-based electronic resources that contain thousands of popular magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers, newswires, business directories, investment reports, biographies, health and prescription drug information, literature reviews, and more. Search the databases.
MBLC Manuscripts, Archives & Special Collections Directory
This directory provides access to the holdings of more than 650 repositories in the Commonwealth, including libraries, archives, historical societies and town clerkâ€™s offices. Search the Archive.
Massachusetts Virtual Catalog
The statewide Virtual Catalog makes locating and requesting materials from nearly 60 different online library catalogs in Massachusetts easy (and less overwhelming). Connect to the virtual catalog and request items with your CLAMS library card number, which will be sent from other libraries to the Atheneum.