Electronic Resources

All Haverhill Public Library cardholders have access to high-quality databases of full-text periodicals, downloadable music and magazines, language-learning software, and more, all from within the Library. Most of these resources are also available from home!

To access resources from home, enter your 14-digit library card number without spaces.

If you are looking for electronic resources for children and teens, click here.

If you would like to view a list of all of our Gale databases, click here.

General Research [top]

Academic OneFile

Encyclopedia Britannica: Library

Expanded Academic ASAP

Gale Virtual Reference Library

General OneFile

General Reference Center: Gold

Global Issues in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Automotive [top]

Chilton Library

Get all the details on vehicle maintenance and repairs.

Biography [top]

Biography in Context

Locate information on the world’s most influential people.

Books and Authors

Explore endless possibilities of books, authors, and genres.

Novelist [ from home ]

Discover read-alikes for all of your favorite authors and series.

WorldCat [ from home ]

Request books that aren’t available at Massachusetts libraries.

Business [top]

Business Insights: Essentials

Research and analyze companies and industries around the world.

General BusinessFile ASAP

Analyze company performance, industry events, and trends.

Career / Jobs [top]

Massachusetts Libraries

Learn how your local library can assist you in your job search.

Consumer Reports [top]

Consumer Reports [ from home ]

Research the safety and quality of cars, electronics, and more.

eBooks [top]


Download and enjoy ebooks and audiobooks at no charge!

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Access up-to-date, illustrated reference works online.

hoopla digital

Borrow movies, TV shows, music, and audiobooks for free!

Safari Books Online [ from home ]

Access thousands of titles on technology and digital media.

Education / Teaching [top]

Educator’s Reference: Complete

Locate articles on child development and best practices in education.

Teacher Reference Center [ from home ]

Learn more about continuing education and curriculum development.

Genealogy / Family History [top]

Ancestry: Library [ from library only ]

HeritageQuest Online [ from home ]

Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections Directory

New England Historic Genealogical Society (American Ancestors) [ from library only ]

Health / Nursing [top]

Health and Wellness Resource Center

Health Reference Center: Academic

Nursing and Allied Health Collection

Nursing Resource Center

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection

Salem Health: Cancer and Mental Health [ from home ]

History [top]

Annals of American History

Massachusetts History Online

US History in Context

World History in Context

Languages / ESL [top]

Mango Languages

Legal Forms Library

Access hundreds of downloadable legal forms.

Literary Criticism [top]

Contemporary Literary Criticism: Select

Literature Resource Center

Magazines [top]

Zinio Digital Magazines

Music [top]

 Freegal Music


hoopla digital

Newspapers [top]

Boston Globe

New York Times

Science / Technology [top]

GreenFile [ from home ]

Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts [ from home ]

Safari Books Online [ from home ]

Access thousands of titles on technology and digital media.

Science in Context

Spanish / Español [top]

Enciclopedia Moderna

Test Prep [top]