Online Resources

OverDrive Digital Catalog

Digital Catalog (downloadable eBooks, Audiobooks, Videos, Magazines, as well as sections with things of interest for kids and teens.

Statewide Reference Databases

The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners licenses many electronic resources for use by all Massachusetts residents from their homes, local libraries, and schools.

Advocate, The (North Adams, MA) 2010 - 2014
Amherst Bulletin (MA) 1994 - Current
Berkshire Eagle, The (Pittsfield, MA) 2003 - Current
Daily Hampshire Gazette (Northampton, MA) 1994 - Current
North Adams Transcript (MA) 2003 - 2014
Recorder, The (Greenfield, MA) 1997 - Current
Republican, The (Springfield, MA) 1988 - Current
Springfield Advocate (MA) 1996 - 1998
Springfield Examiner (MA) 2011 - 2016
Valley Advocate (Easthampton, MA) 1996 - Current

For in-library access on the Heath Library desktop computers, clicking on this address should automatically get you in, and then click on the link for “Massachusetts.”  This same address can be used by patrons remotely or using the Heath Library laptops.  You will be prompted to enter your library card number.

C/W MARS Reference Databases

Enter your library card number and password to access these databases. Available databases are:
  • NoveList Plus  -  NoveList Plus is a comprehensive online readers’ advisory tool. Patrons can search among hundreds of thousands of popular fiction titles, and also retrieve author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides and more.
  • OverDrive  -  Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and streaming video on your phone, mobile device or computer. Read, listen or watch instantly or download for offline usage. Gale databases are funded and supported by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System

Boston Public Library Electronic Resources

Use of these resources may require a Boston Public Library eCard.

An eCard is a Boston Public Library card that you can sign up for online and which provides access to all online resources, including OverDrive and Hoopla.