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Heritage Quest

HeritageQuest is a database that includes census data, banking & military records, family and local history serials and primary sources. Please enter 0DXQCW9KXH as the username. (The first character is the number zero and all letters should be in upper case.) You will need to contact the Norman Williams library at 457-2295 or email to get the password necessary to access these databases.

For additional resources visit our History and Genealogy collection located in the Vermont History room of the library. We have family histories, ship passenger lists, census data, the New England Genealogical Register and more.

Gale Databases

To access this suite of research databases visit Vermont Online Library for a one-stop source for newspaper & periodical articles, information on diverse subjects.Vermont Online Library

You will need your Norman Williams Library card to access these databases. For further assistance please contact the library at 457-2295  or

Some of the things you'll find:

K-12 Homework help:

Gale Virtual Reference Library – encyclopedias and reference sources
Junior edition – articles on current events, popular culture, arts, etc
Biography in context – biographies of world’s most influential people
Opposing Viewpoints in Context – opinions on today’s hottest issues

Health and well being:

Academic OneFile – peer reviewed articles from leading journals
Health & Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module – trusted medical reference materials
General Reference Center Gold – up to date articles on current issues


Computer Database – news and reviews in new hardware, software, electronics, etc
General Business File ASAP – analyze company performance and trends
Business and Company Resource Center – detailed company and industry news
Career Transitions – online career guidance center
Small Business Resource Center – learn to start, finance or manage your small business.
LegalTrac – legal publications and indexing for major law reviews, etc