World Geography & Culture Online

  • This literature database has been thoroughly revised and expanded to include the writings of renowned literary critic Harold Bloom.


Asbury Park Press

  • Full-text database of the Asbury Park Press Newspaper (Jan. 1999-). This newspaper is available through US Northeast Newsstream. US Northeast Newsstream covers news sources from Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Click on "Publications" to see a full list of papers offered, or to find the APP.

Atlantic County Library's Digitized Newspapers

  • Over 5,000 newspapers in this digitized collection. While the main focus of the early papers tends to concentrate on Atlantic County happenings, national news was usually covered on inside pages. The papers date from 1860 - 1923.

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

  • This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1880-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).
  • Local newspaper 1972-2000.

New York Times (In Library Only)

  • Current New York Times 1980- Present... Historical New York Times 1851-2003.

  • The New Jersey Public Library created an index of all known digitized newspapers published in New Jersey. 

New York Times (Remote Access)

  • Current New York Times 1980- Present... Historical New York Times 1851-2003.
Red Bank Register

  • Local newspaper 1878-1991. If you need help with your local history research, contact our Local History Librarian at 732-671-3700 ext. 324 or email pcurchin@mtpl.org

Small Town Papers

  • Choose from over 250 small town newspapers you can read free every week. Browse and search scanned newspaper archive from 1865 up to the current edition.

Stars and Stripes

  • This online database contains over one million historical newspaper pages from Stars and Stripes, the independent daily newspaper of the U.S. military. At present the archive includes newspapers published from 1948 through 1999.

The True American Chronological Indexes

  • The True American, a Trenton newspaper that first appeared in 1801 and lasted until 1913, was by the mid-19th century a local institution. The first issue of the year contained an index of the leading local stories from the previous year. Encapsulating the life of a growing city, the index provides valuable information on life in Trenton during this time period. For the years they exist these indexes provide a concise listing of daily events in Trenton.


Consumer Reports


  • Provides full text for 1,830 periodicals covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, and much, much more.

LIFE Magazine Photo Archive

  • LIFE.com represents the most amazing collection of professional photography. Over 10 million photos from the legendary archives of LIFE magazine.


  • Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.

Science Online (Facts on File)

  • Science Online offers a comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive essays, diagrams, illustrations, images, biographies, experiments, activities, and definitions.


  • Driving-Tests.org
    • Provides several state-specific automobile, motorcycle, and CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests. Also includes two online driver’s manuals (car and motorcycle), and an FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ MVC-related questions.


    • This database offers interactive practice exams including ASVAB, GED, GMAT, PRAXIS, SAT, police and firefighter tests, AP exams, real estate licensing preparation, skills improvement courses, teacher certification, TOEFL, and much more.

    New Jersey State Drivers Examination (Free Online Test)

    • This website offers a free exam for the New Jersey State Drivers Examination

    Universal Class

    • Knowledge is power. Why not learn something new today? UniversalClass™ offers hundreds of FREE online classes taught by dedicated instructors sharing their knowledge on almost any imaginable topic.