The following digital resources offer e-reference materials including academic e-books and full-text journal articles. These are reliable and credible sources to meet your research needs remotely. The e-reference materials available through the Wellesley Free Library website can be accessed through any internet-connected device. When outside of the library you’ll be asked to enter your library card number.
This database of ebooks is offered through the Commonwealth eBooks Collection and includes primary sources, historical documents, videos, images and more. Use the search bar for keyword, title, author or subject searches, or browse by category or module.
The Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Sources may be searched individually or together.
Oxford Reference brings together over 2 million Oxford reference entries into a single cross-searchable resource.
An ebook lending platform developed in collaboration with leading university and research libraries and with academic publishers.
Salem Health brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning health reference works, including Magill’s Medical Guide.
Salem History brings online access to Salem Press history reference works including Milestone Documents for different eras, Primary Documents, information on American Immigration and more.
Salem Literature brings online access to Salem Press Literature reference works including Magill’s Literary Annuals.
Salem Science bring online access to Salem Press Science reference works including Environmental Issues, Global Warming and more.