Educational & Tutorial Services


    Offers a variety of online video tutorials in business, technology, and creative skills taught by industry experts. Free access to Ipswich patrons.

    Click here to learn how to use

  • Resume Writing

    Cypress Resume provides help creating an effective resume and cover letter.


  • Transparent Language Online

    Self-paced lessons for learning basic skills in any of 70 languages, plus 17 programs to help native speakers of other languages improve English skills.


General Databases


  • AtoZ The World

    Provides a wealth of information on culture, customs, food, religion, money, language, maps and geography for each country of the world. Useful for both travelers and students.

  • Britannica Online

    Comprehensive encyclopedias for different age groups, including three Spanish editions, Annals of American History and World Data Analyst.


  • EBSCOhost

    A gateway to many databases, usually based on subject, such as auto repair, business, education, health, home improvement and many more.



   A gateway to many databases covering subjects such as health, business, science,  
   biographies, literature, student resources, a Spanish language database and many 


Literary Resource Database



   A reader’s advisory service that provides reviews and supplemental information on 
   thousands of authors and works of fiction and nonfiction. Provides suggestions for 
   books you might like and support for book clubs. (Novelist K-8 Plus is available for
   grades K through 8, with access at


Magazine Database

  • Flipster

    (digital magazines compliments of EBSCO Publishing)

Newspaper Databases


  • NewsBank (includes Ipswich Chronicle)

    Includes the Ipswich Chronicle from August 2005 to the present. Can be searched by subject or browsed by date.

  • New York Times

    Offers full text of all articles from 1985 to the present.


    Subject Oriented Database

       Ratings for more than 5,000 products, expert reviews, product news, test results, 
       product comparisons, user reviews, product video clips and access to issues of
       Consumer Reports magazine.

    • NUWAV Legal Documents


      Offers easily composed professional-quality legal documents for Business, Contracts, Landlord/Tenants, Divorce and many others which meet the needs of many individuals and families.


    • Morningstar

       Current information on mutual funds, stock investments, and bond ratings.



    LYNDA.COM offers hundreds of online video tutorials on a variety of subjects and is available 24/7. This service is free for all Ipswich patrons. Simply login with your Ipswich Public Library card.


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