Browse 24 Digital Resources with the subject of: General Research

AP Images Collection : 12 million images from 1826 to the present.

Biography in Context : Over 435,000 biographies compiled from digitized reference sets.

Britannica Online : Online version of the Encyclopedia Britannica.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Site license to The Chronicle of Higher Education. Updated every Monday.

ebrary Academic Edition: ebrary contains 109,000 titles. This collection contains academic, general interest, study guides and reference titles. Click HERE to see how to download their eBooks to read on your devices.

Ebsco Academic eBooks: The Ebsco Academic eBook Collection contains 120,000+ titles. This collection contains mostly academic with some general interest and reference titles. Click HERE to see how to download their eBooks to read on your iPad.

Ebsco Discovery Service: Search the majority of the library’s digital collections with one box, one click.

The Economist : Archive of The Economist from 1843 with a four-year-from-the-present-date rolling wall.

Gale Virtual Reference Library: A collection of hundreds of digitized reference titles including long-standing reference classics such as: The Encyclopedia of Religion, The Encyclopedia of Bioethics, The Encyclopedia of Philosophy, The Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, and Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia.

  • Embedded within the GVRL is the long-standing Scribner Writers Series. This series of volumes contain biographical and historical context essays for over 1,400 authors. Also included in GVRL is the Twayne’s Authors Series which contains literary and historical analysis of 100+ works.

Global Issues in Context: This eCollection contains global perspectives on issues around the world. Sources include: reference book articles, newspapers, broadcast news, radio news, magazines, newspapers and scholarly journals.

Image Quest: A collection of 3 million images, all cleared for use in the educational setting. An Encyclopedia Britannica product. Includes historical images, maps, natural history, science and contemporary images.

LIFE Photo Archive: Millions of Life magazine photos from 1750 forward. Searchable by keyword or browse by time or topic.

Lynda: An educational and skills-acquiring database with tens of thousands of videos.  Hundreds of topics including: design, technology, teaching, marketing, and leadership.

National Geographic Archive: 125 years of National Geographic. Full-text and all images.

NBC Learn: Over 12,000 digitized newsreels from U.S. television news producer, NBC.  Coverage spans 1920’s to the present day.

NH Newspapers: Full-text of the Concord Monitor (2002-current) and the New Hampshire Union Leader (1989-current).

New York Times : The library provides access to the NYTimes.com.

  • To register, visit nytimes.com/passes. Use your sps.edu email address to create an account.
  • After registering, access your account via nytimes.com or the NYTimes app (available via nytimes.com/mobile)
  • Access includes unlimited access to current articles, everything from 1851-1922, and 5 articles per day published between 1923-1980.

Newspapers 1690 -2000: U.S. Historical Newspapers from 1690-2000. Includes newspapers from every U.S. state. Also includes text of 27 popular magazines such as: Essence, People Weekly, Time, Fortune, and Real Simple.

Newspapers Global: International and national newspapers, updated daily.

Novelist: Reading recommendations based on your likes. Find your next favorite book!

Oxford English Dictionary: Full online version of the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language.

ProQuest Periodicals: Provides access to over 2000 current academic, general, business, education and health periodicals. Date of coverage varies by title, but is largely from the ’80s, ’90s, & 2000s.

Smithsonian Magazine: A full-text, including all images, of Smithsonian Magazine (1970 – present) and Air & Space Magazine (1970 – present).

TERC Testing Resource: Contains a variety of practice exams and study guides in eBook form, notably for the SAT, SAT 2 and AP. View their overview video HERE.