HCH offers links to numerous searchable databases listed below.

Please note: these links will launch new browser windows, taking you outside the Henry Carter Hull Library website. You may simply close the window when finished.


ProQuest logoNewsstand by ProQuest Full text articles from: Christian Science Monitor, Hartford Courant, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, New York Times Book Review, New York Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post.

You may also search the newspapers individually by clicking on the links below:


find it fastHow can I search a particular title within all these databases, for example, Consumer Reports Magazine?
Click HERE to search for a magazine, journal or newspaper by title.


Link to geographical locations of all Public Libraries in Connecticut

Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry® Library Edition has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas. The Ancestry Library Edition collection has approximately 4,000 databases including key collections such as U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930; the Map Center containing more than 1,000 historical maps; American Genealogical Biographical Index (over 200 volumes); Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage (over 150 volumes); The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1630; Social Security Death Index (updated monthly); WWI Draft Registration Cards; Federal Slave Narratives; and a strong Civil War collection. Ancestry Library Edition updates continually, with more indexes and original images added all the time. Click here for a tutorial.

AtoZ Travel Database: 202 World Cities, 10,000 photos, Concise Overviews, Easy to Navigate,
City Maps, City Facts, Currency , Telephone, Electrical, Country Overview, Travel Resources
Dialing Guides • Health & Medical, Women Travelers, Emergencies

Search all libraries in Connecticut at once for books, journals, DVDs, music and more. iConn is a service of the Connecticut State Library and your local library in partnership with the Department of Higher Education.
iConn Image Type in your keyword(s) then click on Search:    

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Make further inquiries through the ReQuest Statewide Catalog.