Learning Resources by Subject

You may need your NOBLE library card number and password for access. All are available for in-library use. Learning Resources are also listed alphabetically.

  • Academic OneFile
    Complete source for peer-reviewed scholarly articles across all academic disciplines.
  • Academic Search Elite – NOBLE Cards Only
    Offers full text for more than 2,000 journals and covers virtually every area of academic study. A worldwide core resource for scholarly academic information.
  • EBSCOhost – NOBLE Cards Only
    Complete list of all of EBSCO databases. Access to multiple academic and public library resources. You can search a single database, or all databases combined. A great starting place for research.
  • Expanded Academic ASAP
    An essential set of scholarly journals and general interest titles supporting research across all disciplines.
  • Gale Databases
    Complete list of Gale databases including topics such as literature, travel, careers, technology, and more. A great starting place for a research project.
  • MasterFILE Premier – NOBLE Cards Only
    Multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,750 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,000 primary source documents, as well as an image collection photos, maps, and flags.
  • AtoZdatabases – Beverly Residents Only
    Premier job search, reference, and mailing list database including 240 million business, executive, and resident profiles. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more.
  • Consumer Reports – Beverly Residents Only
    Consumer Reports serves consumers through unbiased product testing and ratings, research, journalism, public education, and advocacy.
  • Business Source Premiere – NOBLE Cards Only
    Full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. More than 2,300 journals, including over 1,100 peer-reviewed titles dating back to 1886.
  • Morningstar Investment Research Center – Beverly Residents Only
    Provides information on 14,500 U.S. and foreign companies, and provides data on 24,500 funds, stocks and ETFs. Offers portfolio tools, videos, articles, stock screeners, and customizable charts. Please note: The library’s subscription allows for one user at a time.
  • Regional Business News – NOBLE Cards Only
    Comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications.
  • Small Business Resource Center
    Full text insights, tips, and strategies for entrepreneurs.
  • AtoZdatabases – Beverly Residents Only
    Premier job search, reference, and mailing list database including 240 million business, executive, and resident profiles. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more.
  • Learning Express – Beverly Residents Only
    Interactive test preparation tool for many entrance exams, including the GRE, SAT, LSAT, and more. Includes practice questions, study modules, and other helpful features to improve your skills.
  • Universal Class – Beverly Residents Only
    Enjoy 24/7 access to a wide range of classes on everything from computer training to pet care – and everything in between. Many courses offer continuing education credit. Or, just discover something fun, from Reiki to music to painting and more
  • EBSCOhost eBooks – NOBLE Cards Only
    eBooks available for download with your EBSCOhost account.
  • EBSCOhost Audiobooks – NOBLE Cards Only
    Audiobooks for download with your EBSCOhost account.
  • hoopla – Beverly Residents Only
    Stream or download movies, TV, music, audiobooks, eBooks, and comics.
  • OverDrive/Libby – NOBLE Residents Only
    A complete eLibrary. Offers eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines available for streaming or downloading from your own personal device.

  • RB Digital Audiobooks – Beverly Residents Only
    Classic and popular audiobook titles.
  • Educator’s Reference Complete
    Academic articles, reports, news, book reports, and more in the field of education.
  • Explora Educator’s Edition – NOBLE Cards Only
    A resource for teachers and educational administrators. Includes access to lesson plans, student tools, curriculum standards, and valuable web sites.
  • ERIC – NOBLE Cards Only
    ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and research. Content includes journal articles, research reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, dissertations, and theses, and books dating back to 1996.
  • Professional Development Collection for Educators – NOBLE Cards Only
    Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 education journals, including peer-reviewed titles. A collection of 200 educational reports also included.
  • Teacher Reference Center – NOBLE Cards Only
    Provides coverage on key education topics for K-12 teachers & librarians. Includes indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines.
  • American Ancestors – In-Library Use Only
    Conduct genealogical research, take online seminars, and search their online library catalog of books, 19th century newspapers, periodicals, microform materials, and manuscripts.
  • Ancestry Library Edition – In-Library Use Only
    This collection has coverage of the U.S. and the U.K., including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas.
  • HeritageQuest Searchable images of U.S. federal census records, featuring the digitized version of the popular UMI® Genealogy & Local History collection, among other valuable content. Essential collection of unique material for both genealogical hobbyists and professionals.
  • MyHeritage – Beverly Residents Only
    Features over 8 billion primary historical records from the United States, Europe, and other regions, with coverage starting from the 16th century. Great starting place for genealogical research.
  • Fold3 Library Edition – Beverly Residents Only
    Provides access to a growing collection of United States military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.
  • EBSCOhost – NOBLE Cards Only
    Complete list of all of EBSCO databases. Access to multiple academic and public library resources. You can search a single database, or all databases combined. A great starting place for research.
  • Explora – NOBLE Cards Only
    Easy research tool to explore a wide range of topics.
  • Gale Databases
    Complete list of Gale databases including topics such as literature, travel, careers, technology, and more. A great starting place for a research project.
  • General OneFile
    Magazines, news, and journal articles on general interest topics and current events.
  • AHFS Consumer Medication Information – NOBLE Cards Only
    Recognized standard for patient and drug information. Available in both English and Spanish. Includes more than a thousand drug monographs written in lay language for consumers.
  • Health Reference Center
    Discover periodicals and reference book content supporting research in health studies.
  • Health Source – Consumer Edition – NOBLE Cards Only
    Information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Provides access to nearly 80 full text consumer healthy magazines.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition – NOBLE Cards Only
    Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines and features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
  • Health and Wellness
    Comprehensive coverage of health and wellness issues across all disciplines.
  • MEDLINE – NOBLE Cards Only
    Authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, preclinical sciences, and much more, created by the National Library of Medicine. Searches over 5,400 current biomedical journals.
  • European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750
    A comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. Contains more than 32,000 entries.
  • Fold3 Library Edition – Beverly Residents Only
    Provides access to a growing collection of US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.
  • Salem History – In-Library Use Only
    Includes access to The Thirties in America, The Sixties in America, and Great Events from History: The Renaissance & Early Modern Era
  • U.S. History in Context
    Academic articles, videos, primary documents, and more topics in United States History.
  • World History in Context
    Academic articles, videos, case studies, and more topics in world history.
  • AtoZ World Food – Beverly Residents Only
    Thousands of global recipes, hundreds of fascinating culture and ingredient articles, and essential culinary resources. Several special features make cooking easier.
  • Culinary Arts
    Topical culinary articles are searchable by subject or publication.
  • Gardening & Horticulture
    Search articles on gardening and horticulture using Gale’s advanced search functions.
  • Home Improvement
    Dozens of full-text articles are available on all types of home improvement topics. Includes peer-reviewed journal articles.
  • Britannica Library
    Easy to find trusted information for kids and teens. Also available in Spanish.
  • Infotrac Student Edition
    Periodicals and reference book content to support high school student research.
  • Kids Infobits
    Learn about animals, plants, music, science, and more.
  • Middle Search Plus
    Full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. Also contains biographies, historical essays, primary source documents, and an image collection of photos, maps and flags.
  • Novelist Plus K-8 – NOBLE Cards Only
    Specifically for young readers. Helps kids find both fiction and nonfiction books that are just right for their reading level and interests.
  • Primary Search – NOBLE Cards Only
    The full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Dates back to 1990.
  • Boston Globe (1980-current)
    Search articles from the Boston Daily Globe via Proquest.
  • Boston Globe (1872-1981) – Beverly Residents Only Research articles from the Boston Daily Globe via Proquest Historical Newspapers.
  • Gale OneFile: News
    Regional, national, and world newspapers; a comprehensive collection of current and archival news content.
  • New York Times (In Library Access)
    Log into your NYTimes.com account and start reading. If you don’t have an account, create one at no charge. You must be logged in for unlimited access.
  • New York Times (Off-site)
    Redeem the access code, and log in or create an account for NYTimes.com. When your time ends you can return here for a new code.
  • New York Times (1980-current)
    Search the full text of The New York Times.
  • Newspaper Source – NOBLE Cards Only
    Cover-to-cover full text for 40 national & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.
  • OverDrive Digital Magazines
    A complete eLibrary containing over 50 digital magazines.
  • RB Digital Magazines
    Check out and read magazines on your computer, smart phone, or tablet.
  • Mango Languages – Beverly Residents Only
    Interactive database that helps you learn languages including Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more. Spanish speakers and others can learn English as well. Create your own account to track your progress.
  • LearningExpress – Beverly Residents Only
    Interactive test preparation tool for many entrance exams, including the GRE, SAT, LSAT, and more. Includes practice questions, study modules, and other helpful features to improve your skills.
  • Universal Class – Beverly Residents Only
    Enjoy 24/7 access to a wide range of classes on everything from computer training to pet care – and everything in between. Many courses offer continuing education credit. Or, just discover something fun, from Reiki to music to painting and more.
  • Niche Academy
    Provides video tutorials on how to access many of our digital offerings. Includes tutorials on OverDrive, Consumer Reports, hoopla, Learning Express and several others.