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Online Resources

The Hopkinton Public Library provides access to the following electronic databases free of charge. You may need a valid Hopkinton library card in order to log in to view some of these resources. Some databases are only available for use inside the library; these are marked "In-Library Use Only."

If you have questions please contact us at 508-497-9777 and ask for the Reference Desk.


Britannica Library Edition Britannica School Edition Britannica Escolar

General Homework Help

Adacemic OneFile Expanded Academic ASAP General OneFile Kids InfoBits


InfoTrac Newsstand Boston Globe The New York Times Newsbank: Access World News

Special Interest

Ancestry Library Edition

If you would like to use Ancestry at home during the COVID-19 outbreak, you can do so with your library card. Click the link below and log in with a valid library card number and password. Then click "Hopkinton Library Patrons" to be taken to our Ancestry database.

Biography in Context Consumer Reports Career Transitions Educators Reference Complete Global Issues in Context Health Reference Center Academic Heath Wellness Resource Center Literature Resource Center Mango Languages Research in Context Small Business Resource Center Opposing Viewpoints U.S. History in Context World History in Context

Additional Resources:
Proquest Science Database
Proquest Research Companion
Proquest HeritageQuest Online

Find even more online resources in our full list of Gale databases.

Other Resources

Can't find what you're looking for? The Boston Public Library has a wide variety of resources that are available to Massachusetts residents with a BPL E-Card. Apply online and get started with your BPL E-Card account in minutes!