Digital Resources

An extensive collection of EBSCO digital resources is available, free of charge, to Chesterfield Library patrons via the New Hampshire State Library. These resources may be accessed from any computer. To obtain login information, please see a librarian.


Currently available resources:

Magazines and General Reference

MasterFile Premier
Audience: High School and Up

Provides full-text for over 1,900 periodicals covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, and much more.

Audience: Adult

Provides well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 538,000 records, as well as full text for more than 5,800 records.

Academic Search Premier
Audience: Adult

Provides full-text for more than 1,700 journals covering the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education, and much more.

MAS Ultra: School Edition
Audience: High School and Up

Designed for high school students, it provides full-text for over 515 general interest and current events magazines. also provides more than 360 full text reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book and World Almanac & Book of Facts), 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

Audience: Middle School and Up

Explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics.  Contains more than 400,000 full-text articles selected by teachers and librarians, an online dictionary and more than 2,500 diverse reference sources including newspaper, biographies, opinion polls, book reviews, and government information.


Middle Search Plus
Audience: Middle School and Up

Provides full-text for nearly 150 popular magazines covering general topics appropriate for middle and junior high school research.


Primary Search
Audience: Elementary School and Up

Designed Provides full-text for 57 children’s magazines and over 100 children’s pamphlets, designed for the elementary school student.

Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia
Audience: Elementary School and Up

Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Audience: Elementary School and Up

A colorful and easy to use search interface for elementary and middle school students.  It includes Primary Search and Middle Search Plus as well as EBSCO Animals and Funk and Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia.

Business Resources

Business Source Premier
Provides full-text for more than 1,000 journals covering business, management, economic, finance, banking, accounting and more.

Regional Business News
Provides comprehensive full text coverage for more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.


Health Resources

Health Source: Consumer Edition
Provides information on many health topics and contains the full-text for nearly 190 journals as well as abstracts and indexing for over 200 general health, nutrition, and professional health care publications.

Consumer Health Complete
Provides information on health news, drug and herbs, alternative health sources as well as medical images and encyclopedias and reference books.

Professional Development Resources

Professional Development Collection
Provides a highly specialized collection of over 515 full-text journals designed for professional educators.

Contains citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education related journals as well as full-text of more than 2,200 digests.

Reader’s Advisory Services

Audience: Kids and Adult

A reader’s advisory service that provides information and resources on more than 100,000 titles, and 75,000 full-text reviews to help locate the best in fiction.

NoveList K-8
Audience: Preschool through 8th Grade

A reader’s advisory service that specifically targets children and young adults. It contains materials for all K-8 grade levels and includes picture books, children’s “chapter” books and young adult titles.

NoveList Plus
Audience: Kids and Adult

Same as NoveList but also includes non-fiction.

Access NoveList here and use your complete library card barcode to sign in.

Genealogy Research is available for use only from library computers. Please visit the library for username and password. Our patrons can now access for free from anywhere with an internet connection when they first authenticate through the library's catalog. The URL and login instructions can be found here.