Online Research

Brought to you by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and Massachusetts Library System with state funds and federal Institute of Museum and Library Services funds.

These online resources are accessible from any internet connection in the state of Massachusetts.

Click on the image above, or click HERE to view available resources at Gale PowerSearch Resources.

The Boston Globe

Full text of The Boston Globe from 1980 - present.

Government Resources

Gale PowerSearch RML


Tuesday & Thursday    1 pm - 8 pm

Wednesday & Friday    9 am - 5 pm

Saturdays*                   10 am-2pm

​*The library is closed on any Saturday before a Monday holiday


Page last updated 7/27/2019

Created by the National Library of Medicine, this online resource includes:

  • ​Carefully selected links to Web resources with health information on over 1000 topics

  • The A.​D.A.M. medical encyclopedia with  medical images and videos, as well as over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries; for health consumers.

  • Drug and supplement information is available from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) via AHFS® Consumer Medication Information, and Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Consumer Version.

Explore historical collections from libraries, museums, and archives across Massachusetts

InfoTrack Newsstand


Local History Research 

​Richards Memorial Library   44 Richards Avenue, Paxton, MA 01612      (508) 754 -0793​

Regional, national, and world newspapers 

The New York Times

Catalog search

Explore the electronic almanac of Massachusetts history

Full text of The New York Times from 1985 - present.