Databases accessible with your
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EbscoHost Journal and newspaper articles on a variety of topics for all ages. Click here for remote access.

 Pronunciator- Pronunciator offers the largest ESL curriculum on the planet, with courses for 50 non-English languages.

eLibraryNJ- Free downloadable digital media provided by libraries in central New Jersey.

Foundation Directory - The most up-to-date information on funders from around the United States and their grants, with more than 92,000 U.S. foundations and corporate donors featured.

picLearning Express - More than 800 online courses, tests, and e-books, including SAT, ACT, AP and CLEP practice tests Civil Service examination.

picWorld Book Encyclopedia Online - Encyclopedia, atlas, dictionary, Spanish language children's encyclopedia and educational resources for parents and educators. Click here for remote access.

Infobase Publishing (eBooks) - Thousands of digital titles with authoritative, reliable resources supporting the curriculum across a wide variety of subject areas.

picJerseyCat - Search the online catalogs of New Jersey libraries and request an interlibrary loan.



U.S. news content from local, regional, and national sources, including printed and online.

PICElizCAT- The Elizabeth Public Library's online catalog. See what books and other items we have available, place a reservation, or check your library account.


New Jersey's statewide portal for searching full-text databases. Funded by the New Jersey State Library, the New Jersey Library Network, and the Library Services & Technology ACT (LSTA). The New Jersey State Library is affiliated with Thomas Edison State College.

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Academic Search Premier - contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles.

Biography Collection Complete - 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.

Business Source Elite - provides full text for over 1,000 business publications dating back to 1985. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included.

Contemporary Authors - biographical details on approximately 116,000 modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters.

ERIC - The Educational Resource Information Center is a national information system supported by the U.S. Department of Education, the National Library of Education, and the Office of Educational Research and Improvement, with access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.

Great Websites for Kids - sponsored by the Association of Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association.

GreenFILE - information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.

Health Source: Consumer Edition - the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide.

Home Improvement Reference Center - a resource that provides detailed, user-friendly how-to information about home improvements and repairs. HIRC includes magazine articles and reference content as well as videos and images designed to help homeowners tackle home repairs safely.

Informe - Created exclusively for Spanish-speaking users, this full-text electronic reference tool is the first system to provide indexing, images and full text of popular Hispanic magazines -- not just translations.

Job and Career Accelerator - Create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.

LegalForms - 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.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) - indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Literary Reference Center - a comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.

MAS Ultra School Edition - a comprehensive full text general reference database designed for high school and junior college libraries. This database includes: searchable full text of articles, reports and special issues from nearly 200 of the most wanted K-12 magazines

MasterFILE Elite - Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 1,050 general reference publications with coverage dating as far back as 1984. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Elite also includes 52 full text reference books and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps and flags.

Medline Plus - the National Institutes of Health's website for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. Medline Plus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, and for free.

MiddleSearch Plus - contains full text for more than 150 popular, middle school magazines. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 200 magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies, historical essays and student pamphlets.

Military OneSource - a Department of Defense-funded program providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to active duty, Guard and reserve service members, and their families. Information includes, but is not limited to, deployment, reunion, relationship, grief, spouse employment and education, parenting and child care, and much more.

Newspaper Source Plus - includes more than 700 full-text newspapers, and provides more than 31 million full-text articles. In addition, the database includes nearly 700,000 television and radio transcripts.

NoveList K-8 - Focuses on nonfiction reading materials that support the school curriculum, as well as the recreational reading interests of children and students from preschool through middle school.

NoveList - A reader's advisory resource for fiction. Besides locating books to read, users can learn more about books and authors through Author Read-alikes, Feature Articles, Book Discussion Guides, and BookTalks.

Nursing Resource Center with Nursing & Allied Health Collection - 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. Covers all aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration, for both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.

Points of View Reference Center - a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Provides 200 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument).

Primary Search - designed specifically for elementary school libraries and public library children's rooms, contains full text for more than 60 popular, elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles)

Reference USA - provides 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.

Referencia Latina - a comprehensive Spanish-language database, offers content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries.

Regional Business News - provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. It incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Updated on a daily basis.

Small Business Resource Center - offers users complete small business management resources via a combination of unparalleled periodicals and reference content. Provides users with information on conducting industry research, financial planning, marketing, and franchising a business.

Teacher Reference Center - provides indexing and abstracts for hundreds of periodicals of interest to teachers. Most of the journals indexed in TRC are peer-reviewed.



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