Online Research

The Bennington Free Library has access to online sources for convenient research. The Heritage Quest and Digital Reference Books can be available to you wherever you go. If you require more hands on assistance feel free to visit our reference staff in the main section of the library.
Questions about completing research using the library’s resources? Contact the library, Reference staff are happy to assist your research.

Vermont Online Library Click header image above for link. *Accessible in library or from home with password. (Library members must have current card and account in good standing to qualify for remote access.) Request password in person, from Reference staff or Children’s Librarians. Passwords are not provided over the phone.

Salem Press Online

Click the image above to access Salem Press History and Literature books:
Great Lives from History (Ancient World, Middle Ages, Renaissance, 17th Century, and 18th Century)
Great Events from History (the Ancient World, Middle Ages, and events from the Renaissance and Early Modern Era: 1454-1600)
Critical Survey of Graphic Novels, Heroes & Superheroes in-depth analysis of over 130 of the most popular and studied graphic novels
Magill’s Literary Annual (1977-2016) informative analysis of 200 notable titles published each year (fiction and nonfiction)