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The Burlington Public Library provides access to quality subscription databases for our patrons at no charge.  These databases contain articles and information that are not available for free on the Internet.  The following databases can be accessed in the library or remotely with your library card.

If you need help, call the Reference desk at (781) 270-1691.
 

Boston Globe [In Library & At Home]
Full text access to the Boston Globe from 1980 to now.

GreenFILE [In Library] [At Home]
GreenFILE is a collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.

Gale Databases - Infotrac [In Library & At Home]
A massive database composed of many smaller databases that can be search individually or simultaneously.  Contains newspaper and magazine articles as well as scholarly journals on a wide variety of topics including business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature, art, politics, science, social science, sports, and technology.  Millions of full-text articles.  Includes databases specifically for elementary, middle, and high school students.

Junior Edition- K12 [In Library & At Home]
Designed for students in junior high and middle school. Contains information from magazines, newspapers and reference books about current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, sports, and more.

Kids Infobits [In Library & At Home]
Developed for researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Full text content, from elementary reference sources and magazines, covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

New York Times [In Library & At Home]
Full text of the New York Times beginning in 1995.

Student Edition [In Library & At Home]
This database is designed for high school students. Contains information from magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books about current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.