Suffield Academy Library

S. Kent Legare Library

We welcome you to meet our staff of excellent librarians who will assist you in finding a book or utilizing our electronic resources. For more information, please email Lindsey Fava, Director of the Library.

Library Hours:
Monday-Friday: 7:30 am-10:00 pm  |  Saturday: 7:30 am-12:00 pm  Sunday: 4:00 pm-8:00 pm


Research Resources

Ebook Central  Click Request Account for remote access.

EBSCO Discovery Service  (EDS) is an all-inclusive search to assist with in-depth research. It simultaneously checks a number of our databases to provide the most relevant information across each discipline.

Annals of American History  includes the full text of primary documents in American history, including historical accounts, speeches, memoirs, poems, editorials, landmark court decisions, and cultural criticism. This resource also has multimedia files, including hundreds of images and video and audio clips of famous speeches.

CQ Researcher  provides in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. Our reports are written by experienced journalists, footnoted, and professionally fact-checked. Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research.

Encyclopedia Britannica  catalogues articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources that support student research.

JSTOR  is a highly selective digital library of academic content in many formats and disciplines. The collections include top peer-reviewed scholarly journals as well as respected literary journals, academic monographs, research reports from trusted institutes, and primary sources.

Newsbank and America’s Historical Newspapers  provides web-based access to current and archived content from more than 2,000 newspaper titles, as well as newswires, transcripts, business journals, periodicals, government documents, and other publications.

Gale Resources (NEW)
Gale in Context: Global Issues  supports global awareness and provides a world-wide perspective while tying together a wealth of authoritative content, empowering learners to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world. Explore issues within government, law, health, science and technology, society and culture, and more through integrating news, global viewpoints, reference materials, country information, primary source documents, videos, documents, videos, statistics, and more.

Gale in Context: High School  explores topics within business and economics, geography, government, history, literature, science and health, social issues, and more through the use of reference content, biographies, primary sources, multimedia, critical essays, news, and academic journals.

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints  is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues. This cross-curricular resource supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions.

Gale in Context: Science  outlines contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics by integrating millions of full-text articles that include national and global publications, 200+ science experiments, 300+ interactive simulations, other multimedia, and top reference content. Science is updated daily and offers over 600 pages on topics across the curriculum, covering biology, chemistry, earth and environmental science, physics, and more.

Project Muse  is your trusted source for high quality books and journals in the humanities and social sciences from over 200 of the world’s most distinguished university press and scholarly societies.

ResearchIT CT  provides educators and students open and free access to public e-resources from the Connecticut State Library.

Science Direct  is the world’s leading source for scientific, technical, and medical research. As Elsevier’s platform of scientific peer-reviewed scholarly literature, it includes thousands of books, journal articles, and other reference materials.