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Welcome to the
Information Desk

Information Desk is a diverse and expansive collection of reference, research, and educational websites and databases. Some are internal, provided by the Greenville Public Library, and some are external, discovered and brought to you by the reference librarians.

If you need assistance, please visit the Reference Desk in the library marketplace. Or, please contact us below and we will respond within 24 business hours.
Call us: 401-949-3630 (Ask for Reference)
Fax us: 401-949-0530 (Attn: Reference Staff)
Email us: greenvillepubliclibrary@yahoo.com (Attn: Reference Staff)
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Popular Destinations

AskRI

Consumer Reports

FastPencil

Gale Virtual Reference Library

InfoPlease

Kelly Blue Book

NovelistPlus

RI.gov

Tutor.com

Universal Class

Digital Resources

General Reference Articles & Databases Children's Resources Young Adult Resources
Acronym Finder
Britannica.com
CIA World Factbook
Encyclopedia.com
InfoPlease
Internet Library for Librarians
Library Spot
Refdesk.com
Symbols.com
Tax Forms - Federal
Tax Forms - Rhode Island
Wikipedia
Academic Search Elite
Biography Collection Complete
ERIC
GreenFILE
History Reference Center
Literary Reference Center
Magazine and Article Search
MasterFILE Premier
Points of View Reference Center
Student Research Center
Teacher Reference Center
Topic Search
World Book Encyclopedia
Common Sense Media
Kids Search
RI KidsCount
Searchasaurus
Student Research Center
Teacher Reference Center
Topic Search
Tutor.com
World Book Encyclopedia - Kids

Visit the Children's Page for more information & services.

Country Watch
ERIC
Kids Search
Literary Reference Center
Magazine and Article Search
Middle Search Plus
Points of View Reference Center
Searchasaurus
Student Research Center
Teacher Reference Center
Topic Search
Tutor.com
World Book Encyclopedia

Visit the Teen's Page for more information & services.

Arts Books, Libraries, & Reading Business & Consumer College & Financial Aid
Art History Resources
Artchive
Artcyclopedia
ICOM (International Council of Museums)
Italian Renaissance Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art
National Endowment for the Arts
RISD Museum
Booknotes & Book TV (C-SPAN)
Bookwire
eBook collection (AskRI.org)
E-Sequels
Gale E-Book Reference Library
HathiTrust
HELIN
Internet Public Library
Library of Congress
LibriVox - free digital audiobooks
LISTA
NovelistPlus
OSL Member Libraries
Project Gutenberg
WorldCat
A to Z Databases

Auto Repair
Bank Rates
CarPrices.com
Cole’s Directory (access in library)
CommerceRI
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Consumer Reports (remote access requires Greenville Library card)
Consumer Research
International Calling Codes
Kelley Blue Book
Morningstar
Postage Rate Calculator
Providence Business News
SuperPages.com
ThomasNet
Toll Free: Internet 800 Directory
Zip Codes
Accredited Online Colleges in RI
Accredited Online Colleges in US
CollegeBoard
College Planning Center of RI
CollegeStats
FinAid!
List of RI Colleges & Universities
New England Board of Higher Education
RIHEAA: Rhode Island Higher Education Assistance Authority (Collegeboundfund)
RI Scholarship Search
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Peterson's College Guide
Community & Rhode Island Education Entertainment Genealogy

Smithfield Public Schools
Town of Smithfield
Town of Smithfield: A History
Town of Smithfield - Recycling

North Central Chamber of Commerce
RI Blood Center
RI Department of Motor Vehicles
RI General Assembly
RI Government
RIPTA
Resources for RI Education: Recycling resources
Tax Forms - Federal
Tax Forms - Rhode Island
DigitalLearn.org - Free e-learning website that helps you learn technology
Khan Academy - "You only have to know one thing: you can learn anything."
U. S. Department of Education




Universal Class has great computer courses and over 500 other topics!

Free registration requires an active Greenville Library card.

AllMusic
Based on the Book
Box Office Mojo
Classic.net: music resource
IMDb - Internet Movie Database
Interplay
National Film Registry
Providence Performing Arts Center
RottenTomatoes
Sheet Music Consortium
Trinity Repertory Company
Ancestry.com (library access only)
Cemeteries--Gravestone Images
Cemeteries--RI Historical Index
Heritage Quest
Index to Genealogy and Cemeteries
RI USGenWeb Project
Government & Law Health History, Biography, & Mythology Home & Garden
American FactFinder
FindLaw
RI Bar Association
RI General Laws
Tax Forms - Federal
Tax Forms - Rhode Island
U. S. Code
U. S. Supreme Court
American Cancer Society
Arthritis Foundation
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Consumer Health Complete
Food and Drug Administration
Healthfinder.gov
Kids Health
Mayo Clinic
MEDLINE
Merck Manuals Online
National Cancer Institute
National Eye Institute
National Headache Foundation
National Mental Health Association
PubMed Central
Rhode Island Health Center Association
Biographies
Biography Collection Complete
Classics Unveiled
Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Encyclopedia Mythica
History Reference Center
Internet Medieval Sourcebook
Library of Congress: American Memory
MythWeb
National Women's History Project
RIAMCO
RI History Index
World War One
Do-It-Yourself
Garden.org
Garden Guides
GreenFILE
Hurricane Health & Safety Tips
Today's Homeowner: expert homeowner advice from Danny Lipford
URI Master Gardeners
Job Resources Languages & Literature News & Media Parenting
CareerOneStop
EmployRI
Job Resource Center
Monster.com
netWORKRI
Occupational Outlook Handbook
RI Department of Labor and Training
RI ResourceHub
Bartleby.com: Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, King James Bible, Oxford Shakespeare, and World Factbook
Corpus of Contemporary American English
Dictionary.com
Grammarly
Rhyming Dictionary
Urban Dictionary

Boston.com
CNN
Museum of Broadcast Communications
New York Times
NPR
Pawtucket Times
PBS
Providence Business News
Providence Journal
Rhode Island Monthly
Smithfield Times
The Valley Breeze - Observer
WJAR 10
WLNE 6
Woonsocket Call
World Newspapers Online
WPRI 12
Babycenter.com
Common Sense Media
Kids Health
Kids-in-Mind
Montessori Foundation
RI Parent Information Network
Sciences Technology Travel & Leisure Writing & Publishing
Astronomy Links
Earth Observatory
GreenFILE
How Stuff Works
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
National Weather Service
SciCentral
Scientific American
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Science.gov

Borrow a telescope

Codecademy: Learn to code
How Stuff Works
Storify
Technopedia
Weebly: website creation
WordPress: website creation
CIA World Factbook
Expedia.com
Google Maps
Green Airport
Lonely Planet
MapQuest
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
RIPTA
Travelocity.com
Visit Rhode Island

Grammarly
Guide to Grammar & Writing
Publishers' Catalogues
Purdue OWL: research & citation resource
Writer's Digest