Digital archive of Cranston Herald and other historic local newspapers from 1977-2016. Must be accessed from inside the library. Additional archives from 1885-1977 available separately. Powered by Advantage Preservation and funded by the Champlin Foundation.
Magazines and Journals
Online archive featuring keyword searchable local history collections. Includes Cranston Herald and other historic newspapers from 1885-1977. Additional newspaper archives from 1977-2016 are available separately from inside the library only. Powered by Advantage Preservation and funded by the Champlin Foundation.
Archive of the Bridge, the Pawtuxet Village Association's official newsletter from 1986 - present. Search articles and photos documenting the history of the Pawtuxet Village National Historic District.
Rhode Island’s Statewide Reference Resource Center.
Scholarly resource provides indexing and abstracts for more than 8,300 journals, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. PDF back files to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals.
Points of View Reference Center™ is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.
Literary Reference Center (LRC) is a comprehensive literary reference database, which provides users with a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day. It combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources not available anywhere else. LRC contains detailed information on the most studied authors and their works.