If you are logged in to the internet on a library computer, no further login is required to connect to databases - just click on any of the database links provided below for direct access to that database.
If you are connecting via your your home, office or school computer, database access is also available through the links provided below. When you click on a link, you will be prompted to enter your login information, which may include your name, library barcode number (the 14-digit number on your library card), and PIN (your default PIN is the last four digits of the phone number you gave us when you registered for a library card). If you are using your own wireless laptop or device inside the library, you will also be prompted for login information. YOUR WEB BROWSER MUST BE SET TO ACCEPT COOKIES. If your browser is set to accept cookies, you will only have to login once to use any of the databases until your login expires.
EBSCOHost Home Improvement Reference Center : In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, EBSCO Publishing has generously donated the Home Improvement Reference Center™ to libraries in the New Jersey Library Network to aid our residents affected by Hurricane Sandy. Home Improvement Reference Center™ is a resource which provides detailed, user-friendly, how-to information about home improvements and repairs. This valuable resource includes magazine articles and reference content, as well as videos and images designed to help homeowners tackle home repairs safely. It provides the latest step-by-step information along with background information and basic tips on topics including electrical, plumbing, woodworking, outdoor projects, maintenance and decorating.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING CHANGES TO DATABASE RESOURCES as of August 2013:
Job & Career Accelerator™ : Combines everything you need for a successful job search into one easy-to-use online application. With this innovative job-hunting system, you can explore detailed information on over 1,000 different occupations, match your interests and skills with the career that's best for you, search over five million up-to-the-minute local and national job postings, create professional resumes and cover letters, practice and master interviewing skills, get invaluable tips & advice every step of the way, and conveniently organize & track your job-search progress all in one place! From LearningExpress, LLC.
Career Transitions has been discontinued.
Testing & Education Reference Center : Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries, identify scholarships, take practice tests, and use test prep eBooks. From Gale.
Chilton Library : Authoritative automotive service and repair information on thousands of year, make and model combinations. Covers the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. From Gale.
New Jersey Legal Forms Library : Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language. New Jersey Legal Forms Library is available only through JerseyClicks; you'll need to enter your library card barcode number to begin.
Law Depot for Libraries : 'Lawyers can charge you hundreds of dollars per hour to assist you in creating documents. Why not save your money for actual legal advice and create the documents yourself? LawDepot™ is the leading publisher of do-it-yourself legal documents and templates - with over 10 years experience. We have drafted over one million contracts and have helped our clients save half a billion dollars in legal fees.' From Recorded Books.
Universal Class : Free online non-credit courses for your personal enrichment. Courses are accessible 24/7 via the Internet, and are offered in a wide variety of subjects, including business, computers, cooking, crafts & hobbies, do-it-yourself, health, history, home & garden, office skills, parenting & family, personal care, psychology, real estate, self-help, religious & spiritual studies, web development, writing, and more. You will have up to 6 months to finish each course, and each course has a real instructor you can communicate with by email! (From Recorded Books) [NOTE: Once you have registered on the site, you can go directly to the Login page.]
Transparent Language Online (formerly Byki) : 'Web-based Language Learning that's easy, fast, and effective! Transparent Language Online is packed full of pronunciation, speech, grammar, writing, and vocabulary building lessons for over 80 languages, including ESL. Featuring top-of-the-line coursework combined with extensive social media resources, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system available to library patrons.' Also includes access to the mobile apps for iPhone and Android devices for language learning on the go! NOTE: New users will have to set up a personal username and password by clicking on the 'Sign Up Now' button. From Recorded Books.
Ancestry Library Edition : A new genealogy research tool that provides library patrons instant access to a wide range of resources for genealogical and historical research, including records from the U.S. Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more!
Heritage Quest Online Genealogy : A genealogy research tool you can use at home or in the library. Heritage Quest offers access to over 20,000 family and local histories, U.S. Federal Census records, 1790-1930, thousands of genealogy and local history periodicals, bank records, and more.
Proquest Newspapers : Full-text searchable database for the Home News Tribune, Courier-News, Asbury Park Press, Daily Record (Morristown), Courier Post (Cherry Hill), and Daily Journal (Vineland); most from 1999 to the present. NO LONGER INCLUDES THE NEW YORK TIMES. If you need information on how to search Proquest, see Proquest Search Quick Start Overview (PDF). The new Proquest Mobile gives you instant access to ProQuest Newspapers anytime, anywhere, using your iPhone®, iPod touch®, Android™, or BlackBerry® smartphone.
Informé : Journal articles in Spanish.
¡Informe! (Revistas en Español)
Salem History : Searchable database that includes the complete content of printed reference sets from Salem Press, covering American History, Western Civilization / European History, Women's History, and World History.
Want to take Novelist with you when you're browsing the stacks? You can! NoveList now offers NoveList Mobile, for use with your Android, BlackBerry, Dell Axim, iPhone, or Palm 750!
Nursing Resource Center with Nursing & Allied Health Collection : Designed for nursing students, the Nursing Resource Center brings together in an easy-to-use interface disease and drug overviews, care plans, relevant journal results and animated anatomy and physiology diagrams to complement the core encyclopedia texts. The information is written in accessible language for students completing class assignments and preparing for clinicals as they learn how to care for and treat patients. The Allied Health Collection covers all aspects of the Nursing profession - from direct patient care to health care administration - and will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum. Gale Cengage Nursing Resource Center is available only through JerseyClicks; you'll need to enter your library card barcode number to begin.
Gale Cengage Small Business Resource Center : 'Complete small business management resources via a combination of unparalleled periodicals and reference content. From conducting industry research to financial planning, to marketing a product and franchising a business, the Small Business Resource Center provides users with all the information they need to succeed.' Gale Cengage Small Business Resource Center is available only through JerseyClicks; you'll need to enter your library card barcode number to begin.
Frost & Sullivan Business Research Database has been discontinued.
Reference USA Business Research Database : Detailed, current directory information on more than 12 million U.S. Businesses, 102 million U.S. residents, 683,000 U.S. healthcare providers, 1 million Canadian businesses and 11 million Canadian residents. Available only through JerseyClicks; you'll need to enter your library card barcode number to begin.
EBSCOHost Web : Full-text magazine & newspaper articles, in English, Spanish, German, & French, plus business, health, current events, and academic databases, homework resources for elementary and middle school research, and more. Many of the EBSCOHost databases are updated daily. You can logon to the main EBSCOHost Web page for access to all the databases, or logon to any of the individual databases listed below:
On the go? Now you can take EBSCOHost with you! Login to EBSCOHost Mobile with your Android, BlackBerry, Dell Axim, iPhone, or Palm 750 to access all the EBSCOHost databases!
MasterFILE Elite - Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier provides full text for nearly 1,750 general reference publications dating as far back as 1975. Also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, full text from over 80,000 biographies, more than 100,000 full text primary source documents, and an Image Collection of more than 400,000 photos, maps and flags. Updated daily.
Newspaper Source Plus - Selected full text for 35 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, plus selective full text for 375 regional (U.S.) newspapers. Full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.
Referencia Latina: Buscar en Español - A comprehensive, user-friendly Spanish-language database. Referencia Latina offers content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries; 50,000 images; 2,500 health reports; a Spanish-English dictionary and full text for over 100 reference books and dozens of general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia - Over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
Searchasaurus (Elementary School) - Searchasaurus provides students in in grades K through 3 with an exciting and easy way to experience online searching. Students have access to a variety of sources including full-text primary magazines, newspapers, Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia, American Heritage Children's Dictionary, Encyclopedia of Animals, reference books, biographies, country/state/province reports, photos, maps, flags and more. Students can search their databases by topics and keyword, explore the top searches of the day, or read the Fun Fact of the Day. Searchasaurus offers Lexile limiters (reading level), making it easy for students to read and research only appropriately challenging materials.
Primary Search (Elementary School) - Full text for nearly 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research.
Kids Search - An easy-to-use tool for searching EBSCO's databases for magazines, newspapers, books & encyclopedias, animal info, biographies, radio & TV news transcripts, country & state reports, primary source documents, photos, and videos. You can search by keyword or browse by topic. Includes an online dictionary and encyclopedia for kids, plus resources for teachers. Designed for kids in grades K-8, but some material is not suitable for younger students.
Middle Search Plus (Middle & Jr. High School) - Full text for 140 popular magazines for middle and jr. high school research, plus biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.
MAS Ultra (High School) - Full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines, plus full text reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.
Student Research Center - Research tools for students in grades 6 through 12 help you easily obtain the information you need from the EBSCO databases. You can search by type of content (e.g., magazines, newspapers, books & encyclopedias, biographies, radio & TV news transcripts, country & state reports, primary source documents, photos, maps & flags, film & video) or topic heading, use an online dictionary and encyclopedia, and even limit your search by reading level.
Academic Search Premier (College) - This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
Biography Collection - A comprehensive collection of full-text biographies supporting history, science, the arts, music, literature, multicultural studies, gender studies, business, government & politics, sports, entertainment and many other areas. This database features more than 177,000 full-text biographies from many different sources.
History Reference Center has been discontinued.
Literary Reference Center - Information on the most studied authors and their works from antiquity to the present day. Full-text from from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources. Now includes Masterplots!
Points of View Reference Center - The Points of View Reference Center is designed to help in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. High school and undergraduate students can use Points of View as a guide to debate, developing arguments, writing position papers, and for development of critical thinking skills. Each Points of View Essay includes a series of questions and additional material to generate further thought. Also included are thousands of supporting articles from the world's top political and societal publications.
TOPICsearch has been discontinued.
Business Source Elite - Full-text coverage for nearly 1,100 business periodicals, ranging from general magazines to trade publications and top management journals. This resource contains expanded PDF backfiles for more than 150 titles (back to 1985 or the first issue published for that journal).
Regional Business News - A supplemental database for Business Source Elite. With daily updates, Regional Business News provides comprehensive full text for regional U.S. and Canadian business publications (including titles from Crain Communications). Regional Business News has full text for nearly 100 sources.
ERIC (The Educational Resource Information Center) - This professional resource for educators contains more than 1 million records and links to more than 300,000 full-text documents from ERIC.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstract (LISTA) - Indexes more than 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
Professional Development Collection has been discontinued.
Teacher Reference Center - Indexing and abstracts for 280 education-related periodicals. Topics include: Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education.
Health Source (Consumer Edition) - Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines, with information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.
Health Source (Nursing/Academic Edition) has been discontinued.
Salud en Español - Salud en Español provee reportes completos basados en evidencias y fichas de datos relacionados a todos los aspectos de la salud y el bienestar. Reportes específicos por tema que cubren todos los aspectos de la salud, dan información general importante en relación a enfermedades, afecciones y procedimientos de diversos tratamientos.
GreenFILE - A collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Science Reference Center has been discontinued.