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Academic Search Premier-Ebsco
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,650 journals, including full text for more than 3,900 peer-reviewed titles.

African American History Online--Facts on File
African American History Online explores more than 500 years of the African-American experience--containing biographies, historical and topical subject entries, primary source documents, maps and charts, an image gallery, and general and subject-specific timelines that cover more than 500 years of American women’s history.

America's Newspapers
Includes New Jersey Star Ledger (May 10,1989 to current)plus 85 full text local and regional newspaper, with seven military newspapers.

American History Online--Facts on File
Spanning more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history of the United States. Content Features: Biographies, Events and Topics, Primary Sources, Timelines, Image Gallery, Maps and Charts and more.

American Indian History Online--Facts on File
Facts On File’s American Indian History Online database offers fast access to more than 15,000 years of culture and history through event and topic entries, biographies, images, maps and charts, legends, primary sources, and timeline entries.

American Women's History Online--Facts on File
American Women’s History Online is an authoritative reference database containing biographies, historical and topical subject entries, primary source documents, maps and charts, an image gallery, and general and subject-specific timelines that cover more than 500 years of American women’s history.

Ancestry Library Edition-Accessible in Library Only
This is a genealogy research tool that gives researchers a wide range of unique resources for genealogical and historical research. It includes US, UK, and Ireland census collections, Birth, Marriage, & Death Records, Immigration Collection, Military Records, and Biography and History Collection.

Ancient & Medieval History Online--Facts on File
Ancient and Medieval History Online provides thorough coverage of eight civilizations—ancient Egypt, ancient Mesopotamia, ancient Greece, ancient Rome, ancient and medieval Africa, medieval Europe, the Americas, and ancient and medieval Asia.

Asbury Park Press
Full-text database of the Asbury Park Press Newspaper (Jan. 1999-)

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.

Biography Collection Complete-Ebsco
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.

Biography-Gale Virtual Reference Library
This database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Subjects include: Art, Biography, General Reference, History, Law, Medicine, Religion, Science, & the Social Sciences.

Biography In Context-Gale
This database delivers outstanding research support with nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography. It’s a curriculum-aligned resource that offers media-rich content in context that's updated daily to meet the needs of today’s user.

Bloom's Literary Reference Online--Facts on File
This literature database has been thoroughly revised and expanded to include the writings of renowned literary critic Harold Bloom.

Business Information-Gale

This database includes encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research, including business.

Business Source Elite-Ebsco
This business database provides full text for nearly 1,100 business publications, including full text for nearly 500 peer-reviewed business publications.

Business Source Premier- Ebsco
This database provides full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. This database provides full text back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998.

Career and Education-Gale
This database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources is geared for multidisciplinary research, including careers.

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).

Consumer Reports

Curriculum Resource Center--Facts on File

Curriculum Resource Center gives teachers fast access to printable teacher-handout material for the middle, high school, and junior college curriculum.

Daily Life America
A searchable, and ever-expanding, website that spotlights the day-to-day lives of average Americans, past and present. A virtual library of thousands of diverse sources: award-winning reference works, primary documents, illustrations, maps

Daily Life Through History
Combining three rich databases to provide a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary resource that supports history, social studies, English, and language students, Daily Life Online moves seamlessly from past to present, providing context for contemporary life and culture.

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

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

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

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

Educator's Reference Complete
1,100 periodicals and 200 reports from the U.S. Department of Education. A resource for any educator - from school teachers and administrators to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. Provides full-text results for nearly half of the journal titles found in ERIC.

Participating libraries offer library card holders downloadable audiobooks

Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1,282,000 records and links to more than 314,000 full-text documents from ERIC.

Facts on File
A general index to educational databases in the areas of Curriculum Resources, Science, History, Multiculturalism, Geography, Career Guidance and Forms.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center--Facts on File
This database is now broken down into three main sections: Jobs, Skills, and Resources for ease and speed of use.

Footnote History and Genealogy Archives
Search or browse millions of historical documents and photos

This database provides comprehensive industry and market research articles to encourage growth and empowerment. Frost & Sullivan employs over 45 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses, and the investment community from more than 31 offices on six continents. Click on Frost & Sullivan once you have accessed the JerseyClicks website.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia-Ebsco
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Gale Science in Context
Researching science topics has never been easier -- with Science Resource Center, thousands of topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures and illustrations are just a few clicks away and the latest scientific developments are covered in articles from over 200 magazines and academic journals and links to quality web sites. The database covers curriculum-related science topics and offers teachers an easy-to-use tool to identify content directly correlated to state and national standards.

Gale Virtual Reference Library-Gale
This is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

Gale's PowerSearch-Gale
This is a comprehensive periodical resource that puts more than 60 million articles at your fingertips with a single search query. More than 11,000 titles and backfile coverage from 1980 to present. Searches: Custom Newspapers, General Reference Center Gold and Gale Virtual Reference Library.

General Reference Center Gold/Infotrac
A one-stop source for information focusing on business, current events, popular culture, sports and entertainment.

Google Scholar

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

Health and Wellness- Gale
Use this Resource Center to find magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, and information on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, Prescription Drugs, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, and health assessment sites as well as government databases. The material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.

Health Reference Center--Facts on File
Facts On File’s Health Reference Center is a comprehensive encyclopedic database containing thousands of hyperlinked entries organized into four major categories: conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and body systems.It provides clear information on the causes, cures, key research, medical terms, symptoms, treatments and trends, and organizations in each field of study.

Health Source:Consumer Edition-Ebsco
Provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.

Health Source:Nursing/Academic Edition-Ebsco
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Featuring Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

History Reference Center-Ebsco
Offers full text from more than 2,400 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, full text for 135 leading history periodicals, more than 61,100 historical documents, 57,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 110,200 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.

History-Salem Press
History from the fifties, sixties, seventies, eighties and nineties in America. Included are Great Events from History:The Ancient World, the 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.

Local newspaper 1972-2000.

A Spanish Language Database. Full text of 50 Spanish-language and bilingual periodicals--including popular titles such as Actual, Latina, and Siempre! Full text of El Nuevo Herald (Miami, FL), a Spanish- language newspaper.

Infotrac Newstand
With InfoTrac Newsstand, you can easily search a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers, translate articles into 11 different languages, create email alerts, and customize your search options and results format.

Helping Job Seekers Get Hired, Every Step of the Way...Job & Career Accelerator is the industry's most comprehensive, online job search system that puts job seekers on the Fast Track to getting hired.

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.

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. Click on LegalForms once you have accessed the JerseyClicks website.

LIFE Magazine Photo Archive represents the most amazing collection of professional photography. Over 10 million photos from the legendary archives of LIFE magazine.

Lit Finder
This database is international in scope, covers all time periods, contains primary literary content, full-text poems, full text short stories, essays, plays, and biographies.

Literature Criticism Online-Gale
Gale's Literature Criticism Online brings together some of the most acclaimed databases from Gale's literary series such as Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism, Literature Criticism 1400-1800, and Short Story Criticism. Main Library and Remote Access.

Literature Resource Center-Gale
This database provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline.

Mango Languages
Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more.

Middle Search-Ebsco
Full text of popular magazines and reference books with middle school reading levels.

Modern World History Online--Facts on File
Modern World History Online covers the full scope of world history from the mid-15th century to the present. This comprehensive online resource contains thousands of fully hyperlinked subject entries, biographies, images, maps and charts, primary source documents, and timeline entries.

New Jersey County Histories
Full text searching to explore the histories of New Jersey's counties through books published between 1872 and 1900.

New York Times (in Library Only)
Current New York Times 1980- Present... Historical New York Times 1851-2003.

New York Times (Remote Access).
Current New York Times 1980- Present... Historical New York Times 1851-2003.

Novelist K-8 Plus-Ebsco
A reader's advisory fiction database providing booklists, award lists, and over 14,000 reviews, all to aid reader in discovering new authors and titles. For all ages.

Novelist Plus-Ebsco
A reader's advisory fiction database providing booklists, award lists, and over 14,000 reviews, all to aid reader in discovering new authors and titles. For all ages.

Opposing Viewpoints from Gale
Brings together all the information that’s needed to fully understand an issue: pro and con viewpoint articles, reference articles that provide context, full-text magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, primary source documents, government and organizational statistics, multimedia, including images and podcasts, links to hand-selected web sites, and more!

Points of View Reference Center-Ebsco
Explore topic on many current issues, including abortion, foreign policy, global issues, religion, race, etc.

Pop Culture
Discover American culture through the decades spanning from the 1920 to the 2000s. A brief survey of any cultural genre, from sports to visual art, reveals that Americans are engaged in a more diverse array of activities than at any other point in history.

Primary Search-Ebsco
Provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research.

Red Bank Register
Local newspaper 1878-1991.

The No. 1 source of information on businesses and people for researchers, students and job seekers. Click on ReferenceUSA once you have accessed the JerseyClicks website.

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.

Science Reference Center-Ebsco
Provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

Just for kids. Includes Fun Facts, Encyclopedia of Animals, a general encyclopedia and databases middle and primary school students.

This database offers users 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. Click on Small Business Recource Center once you have accessed the JerseyClicks website.

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.

TOPICsearch Ebsco
Contains full text for over 60,000 articles from 399 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO's unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.


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.

The Value Line Investment Survey is a comprehensive source of information and advice on approximately 1,700 stocks in 98 industries, the stock market, and the economy.

World AtlasOnline--Facts on File
World Atlas combines an extensive collection of more than 1,500 clear, printable, full-color original maps with a wealth of current statistical information in one interactive resource.

World Folklore
Folklore permeates the everyday lives of people around the world. We inherit a rich tradition of holidays, festivals, language, stories and fairy tales, proverbs, foodways, and folk remedies that define our society and our place within it. World Folklore and Folklife provides an exciting and accessible way to explore this vast and growing treasury of knowledge.