Statewide & Old Colony Library Network Databases

Stoughton Public Library's membership in the Massachusetts Regional Library System and the Old Colony Library Network (OCLN) gives you free access to thousands of full-text Periodicals, Newspapers, Reference Books, and Health and Business resources.

America's News From Newsbank
Access the Boston Herald, Brockton Enterprise, Quincy Patriot-Ledger, and many other local newspapers.

GaleGale Databases
Gives you access to multiple databases containing reference books, encyclopedias, and research articles from thousands of journals. Subjects include literary criticism, health and medicine, science, biography, fine arts, military history, business, vocational guidance, world history, U.S. history, environmental studies, and much more! Includes full-text articles from the NY Times from 1985 to the present.

ProQuestBoston Globe (use this link for access inside Stoughton Public Library)
Boston Globe (use this link for access outside the library)

Search full-text articles in the Boston Globe (1980 to Current). Funded by the MBLC and MLS.

EBSCOEBSCO Research Databases
(provided by the Stoughton Public Library)

Encyclopedia BrittanicaEncyclopedia Brittanica
Includes: Brittanica Online School Edition, Brittanica Learning Zone, Brittanica Online Public Library Edition, Brittanica Spanish Reference Center, World Data Analyst and Annals of America.

New York TimesNew York Times Digital
Provided by the Old Colony Library Network for its member libraries and patrons for use in libraries and remotely.Log In and Sign Up to create an account with your personal email address, or log in if you already have created an account.

In-Library Access

Access to requires using a free, personal account. If you don't already have one, create one. Once logged in, you have full access (except for the crossword, premium cooking section, and the archives between 1923 to 1980) while using any device on the Stoughton Public Library network, including your own personal devices on our wireless network.

Offsite? Get a token for 72 hours of offsite access. 

Petersons Career prepPeterson's Career Prep
An account is required to access this resource. On your next visit, you can use this account to get access to your saved Career Prep materials. An email address is not required to sign up for an account.