Explore: Research

Local history? Ancestry? Access to newspapers, magazines, scholarly journals, and more? We’ve got that! Use the links below to begin your exploration and research. To access some of these websites, you’ll see to sign in with your Blake Memorial Library patron ID and/or password.
Please contact us if you need assistance with sign-in!
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Research Corinth/Topsham Local History ›
Click here to explore the library’s local history resources.


Research Your Family History ›
Heritage Quest is administered by Ancestry.com, the popular online family research tool.

Vermont Online Library

Research Any Topic With VOL ›
This massive database provides access to scholarly journals newspapers & magazines on a myriad of subjects: everything from art to gardening to terrorism.

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Glassdoor Employment Resource ›
Search for a job, post your resumé, check salary levels, prep for your next interview.

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Research Vermont History ›
This vast website has sections on old photographs, archaeology, museum collections, genealogy, women’s history, publishing and much more.

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Vermont Department of Libraries ›
This website has lots of useful links.

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America’s Historic Newspaper Pages ›
Search America’s historic newspapers from 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.

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Explore American Culture Here ›
On this website, use ‘search’ to find over 14 million items from libraries, archives, and museums. DPLA offers ‘fresh perspectives on history, culture and literature.’