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Dictionary (Merriam-Webster Online)
Foreign Language Courses - This project is the internet's largest collection of free public domain language learning materials. It hosts thousands of free ebooks, audios and videos for over 130 languages from around the world. One of our missions is to make language learning accessible to everybody. Enjoy.

Federal & Other Resources

Federal Tax Forms
Federal Voting & Election Information

Historical Resources:

  • American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) Online Reading Room - "This rich collection of programs dating from the 1940s to the 2010s will help tell the stories of local communities throughout the nation in the last half of the 20th century and first decade of the 21st.”
  • American Journeys - "American Journeys contains more than 18,000 pages of eyewitness accounts of North American exploration, from the sagas of Vikings in Canada in AD1000 to the diaries of mountain men in the Rockies 800 years later."
  • Founders Online - "Correspondence and other writings of six major shapers of the United States: George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams (and family), Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison. Over 171,000 searchable documents, fully annotated, from the authoritative Founding Fathers Papers projects."
  • Open Vault - WGBH Media Library and Archives Digital Library
  • USA Photographs 1935-1945 - 170,000 images created by the United States Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information

Job Hunting

Job Hunting Help

MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center

Local & Regional resources

Massachusetts (State of):

Massachusetts (State of)

National Archives

National Archives

News of Western Massachusetts

  • Newsbank - includes access to the Amherst Bulletin, Berkshire Eagle, Greenfield Recorder, Valley Advocate, and many other local papers.
  • - the general public site for the Springfield Republican.
  •  - the general public site for the Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton MA
  • Country Journal Archive - September 2018-

Newspaper and Magazine Archive