Databases

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The Athenaeum provides access to many databases covering a variety of interests. Whether you’re looking for an old edition of a local newspaper, information on an athlete, or what brand of dryer has the highest ratings, our databases will be useful to you.

Art & Literature | Business & Consumer | Children | Current Events | Do It Yourself | Family History & Genealogy | General Reference | Grants | Health | History & Biography | Newspapers | Science | Young Adults

For assistance or to report a problem, contact the Reference Department at info@pittsfieldlibrary.org or (413) 499-9480.

Access requires that you have one of our library cards. Some databases are offered for both in-library and at home use, others are *library-use only.

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Newspapers

Berkshire Eagle * Ask a Librarian to enter the username and password

Boston Globe

News (Gale OneFile)

The New York Times

Newsbank: Western Massachusetts Newspapers

Western Massachusetts newspapers included:

  • The Advocate (North Adams) February 10, 2010 - January 13, 2014

  • Amherst Bulletin (Amherst) January 7, 1994 - Current

  • The Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield) December 31, 2003 - Current

  • Daily Hampshire Gazette (Northampton) January 3, 1994 - Current

  • North Adams Transcript (North Adams) November 25, 2003 - January 14, 2014

  • The Recorder (Greenfield) March 5, 1997 - Current

  • The Republican (Springfield) June 13, 1988 - Current

  • Springfield Advocate (Springfield) September 26, 1996 - April 12, 1998

  • Springfield Examiner (Springfield) January 14, 2011 - Current

  • Valley Advocate (Easthampton) September 26, 1996 - Current

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