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Academic Search Premier A comprehensive, multi-disciplinary resource covering subjects such as science, religion, psychology, engineering, language, the arts, and much more.
Access World News

Find global information on topics related to business, health, education, the environment, government, politics and more from a variety current and retrospective news media including newspapers, newswires, blogs, broadcast transcripts, periodicals and web-only content featuring the Christian Science Monitor, Connecticut Post, Darien News-Review and the Hartford Courant.

America's Obituaries and Death Notices The largest and most comprehensive collection of newspaper obituaries and death notices.
American Ancestors In library use only. From the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS). 
Ancestry.com Library Edition In library use only. This premiere genealogy database is ideal for the family historian. Ancestry Library Edition provides the most genealogical information available on-line, with more than 5 billion names in over 4,000 collections.
AtoZdatabases AtoZdatabases' Premier Business Database has over 30 million U.S. business and executive profiles. Detailed data includes: industry specifics, employee size, sales, competitors, executive titles and email addresses, historic data, and more. Search by geography, industry, executives, ownership, and much more!
AtoZ World Travel AtoZ World Travel provides the low-down on city neighborhoods and districts, in-town excursions and day trips, major attractions, hotels, restaurants, nightlife, shopping, and insiders' tips on navigating the city and culture - all in a style that's both fresh and informative.
Biography Reference Bank Biographies of well known figures from all fields and countries.
Biography Reference Center Biographies of well known figures from all fields and countries.
Business Insights: Essentials A user-friendly database with company profiles including company history, chronology, investment reports, and up-to-the minute news. 
Career Cruising This is the place to start if you are looking for direction in your job search. Easy access to hundreds of career profiles, personal assessment tools to identify your strengths, and a career matchmaker that unites skills with potential careers.
Connecticut Historical Newspapers This extensive online collection offers nearly 80 newspapers published between 1756 and 1914 in the State of Connecticut.
Consumer Reports Whether looking to find the best deal on an LCD TV or researching the top-recommended used vehicles, ConsumerReports.org provides ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.
Encyclopedia Britannica Online An online version of the entire print encyclopedia. The encyclopedia is updated daily and has special added features including Internet links.
ERIC Filled with education-related resources, ERIC contains articles, program evaluations, curricular materials, and much more..
Gale Virtual Reference Library Gale Virtual Reference Library
GreenFile GreenFile draws connections between the environment and human impact. Whether you're looking for topics such as climate change, green architecture, pollution, recycling, sustainable agriculture, or something similar, GreenFile is the place to start!!
Health & Wellness Resource Center Contains articles from health and medical journals, pamphlets, and general interest periodicals. This database also contains medical dictionaries and encyclopedias and a searchable directory of health organizations.
HeritageQuest Trace family history and American culture using searchable images of U.S. federal census records along with the UMI Genealogy and Local History collection catalog.
iCONN Newsstand Full text of the Boston Globe and Christian Science Monitor, 1988-current. Hartford Courant, 1992-current. Los Angeles Times, 1985-current. New York Times, 1997-current. Wall Street Journal, 1982-current. Washington Post, 1987-current.
JobNow JobNow provides a host of services to help in every step of the job search process, including real-time resume assistance and interview coaching.
Learning Express College prep center including SAT, PSAT, ACT and AP practice tests, college admission essay help and career guidance. 
Legal Information Reference Center Indexes law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals. Also contains law-related articles from business and general interest titles.
Literature Resource Center A current, comprehensive and reliable online literature database. Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements.
Lynda.com Lynda.com provides a variety of video tutorials on learning software, creative, and business skills. For home access, please email hduser@darienlibrary.org. For in-Library access, please visit a librarian at the Technology Help Desk.
Mango Languages An online language-learning system teaching conversation skills for a wide variety of languages. Create an account with your library card to track your progress. There's also an app!
Maps.com Browse current and historical maps relating to U.S. History, World History, Earth Sciences and more.
Mergent Intellect Mergent Intellect features a deep collection of worldwide business information. Coupling Mergent's expertise in developing products for the reference marketplace with D&B®'s private company database, Mergent Intellect offers a unique opportunity to access private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and much more.
Morningstar Investment Research Center In library use only. One of today’s most comprehensive financial databases for information about stocks, mutual funds, ETF’s and markets. Also includes analyst reports providing an extensive overview on the company's place in today's market. 
NetAdvantage From Standard & Poor's, a professional source for company analysis and investment rankings, including tools to understand personal & family financial matters.
New York Times Historical (1851-2009) In library use only. Searchable full-text and images from The New York Times archive.  Find every article, every issue since the newspaper's very first issue.
Newspaper Source Plus Provides more than 1,400 full-text newspapers, providing more than 55 million full-text articles.
NoveList Plus NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.
Professional Development Collection A specialized collection of high-quality journals, peer-reviewed materials, and pamphlets designed for the professional educator. Journal titles included are Booklist, Education Digest, High School Journal, Journal of Educational Research, Reading Teacher, School Library Journal, and many others.
Referencia Latina Spanish-Language database offering access to encyclopedia entries, health reports, reference books, general interest magazines, and current articles from prominent newspapers throughout Latin America.
Student Research Center Designed for the researcher in grades 6 through 12, Student Research Center includes access to a variety of resources as well as the ability to limit by Lexile score.
Teacher Reference Center Provides access abstracts and full articles for 280 peer-reviewed journals. Topics include: assessment, best practices, continuing education, curriculum development, language arts, literacy standards, science and math, higher education, current pedagogical research, and a variety of other Education related topics.
Value Line Investment Survey In library use only. Reliable, unbiased and continuously updated compendium of current and historical market and financial data spanning thousands of U.S. companies, mutual funds and other securities, industry sectors, indices and economic variables.
The Vault - Career Intelligence Vault.com provides in-depth intelligence on what it's really like to work in an industry, company or profession—and how to position yourself to land that job. Search current jobs and internships, research a company, school or industry, get the inside scoop on what it’s really like, and find the career advice you need to launch your career.
Weiss Ratings Financial Ratings Series contains financial planning tools and financial strength ratings covering Insurance, Stocks, Banks, and Mutual Funds.
World Book Encyclopedia Find all the encyclopedia entries from the print World Book as well as current events and research articles. Sections include Today in History, Search the Ages and Special Reports.