All Online Resources

For assistance, please call the library at (908) 665-0311 and ask for the reference librarian, or contact us via the web form.

Looking for book reviews? Free access has been granted to BookPage

Academic Search Premier
A multidisciplinary research database with articles from over 3,000 full-text journals and magazines.

Ancestry Library Edition
Research your genealogy. Ancestry's records include the US Federal Census (1790 - 1940), the Social Security Death Index, draft registration records, passenger lists, directories, narratives, probate records, land title records, and some Canadian and UK census records. Ancestry Library Edition can only be accessed via library wifi or library computers.

BookBrowse                                                                                                                                    
Book group resources, book reviews, book news, editor's choices, read-alikes, author interviews and biographies, games and more.  BookBrowse includes only fiction and non-fiction titles that BookBrowse editors find to be exceptional.

Business Source Elite
Full-text coverage of top business, management, and economics journals and periodicals. Covers topics such as accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, sales and more.

Consumer Reports
Product reviews and articles on consumer protection issues. Click "Search within this publication" or browse by issue date. 

Data Axle (formerly ReferenceUSA)
Directory of millions of U.S. businesses, residents, and health care providers, Canadian businesses and residents, and job listings. Click "Agree to Terms & Conditions" to gain access.

eLibraryNJ.Overdrive.com
Read e-books and listen to audiobooks in the Libby by Overdrive app or on a Kindle. Books may have waiting lists. Need a book right now? Browse available ebooks and audiobooks and Kindle books. Log in with your library card barcode number and PIN (last 4 digits of your card number).

ERIC
A database of education literature and resources (some results are full-text articles, some results are citations only). 

Explora Primary Schools
Look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects and homework with a visual, easy to browse interface. For grades K-5.

Explora Secondary Schools
Look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects and homework with a visual, easy to browse interface. For grades 6-12.

Flipster
Read 40 popular magazines online or on your tablet with the Flipster app.

GreenFILE
Search journals, magazines and government resources on the environment, environmental hazards, and minimizing negative impacts.

HeritageQuest
Search Census records, family histories, wills & probate records, city directories, military records, immigration records, the Social Security Death Index, cemeteries and more. HeritageQuest can be accessed from home and contains the same US & Canadian Census records as Ancestry Library Edition.

Hoopla Digital
Read e-books and comics, listen to audiobooks and music or watch movies in the Hoopla Digital app or on their website. There are no waiting lists. However, the library has a daily budget max. If you hit it, you'll need to try to check out your item again the next day or after midnight. You will need your library card barcode number and PIN (last four digits of your library card barcode number) to create a free account.

Image Collection
More than 1 million images, mostly photographs and maps, with an emphasis on world news and events. Other areas of coverage include contemporary and historical photos of people, places, and the natural kingdom.

JerseyCat - ILL
Search the collections of all New Jersey public libraries and many college libraries with JerseyCat. You may also place interlibrary loan requests.

JerseyClicks                                                                           
Electronic resources provided to New Jersey’s libraries by the New Jersey State Library and the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Job and Career Accelerator
Explore careers; create resumes and cover letters; learn interview techniques; search job listings.

Kanopy
A video streaming service with more than 30,000 films, with a focus on independent, classic, foreign or documentary films. The Kids section features adaptations of picture books, movies and TV shows for children.

Legal Information Reference Center
Thousands of legal forms and the full text of many top consumer legal reference books.

Literary Reference Center
Literary journals, reference books and other publications provide literary criticism, plot summaries, author biographies and interviews, and more. Literary Reference Center also contains the full text of selected poems, short stories and classic texts.

Lynda
More than 3,000 online courses: 3D and animation courses, audio and music courses, business courses, CAD courses, design courses, developer courses, education and e-learning courses, IT courses, marketing courses, photography courses, video and web courses, and more.

MasterFILE Elite
Full-text magazines, periodicals and reference books on a wide range of subject areas, and an extensive collection of photos, maps and flags.

MiddleSearch Plus
Popular middle school magazines and reference books, as well as biographies and primary source documents.

Military & Government Collection
Offers current news on all branches of the military and government, including a collection of 300 periodicals and academic journals.

NoveList
Book descriptions, reviews, and discussion guides; award and series information. Look up a favorite book to see read-alike recommendations, or browse books by genre or appeal (pace/character/writing style).

NoveList K-8
For children and teens. Recommended reading lists by genre (for example: humor), age (0-8, 9-12, teen), award name, and appeal (pace/character/writing style). Look up a favorite book to see read-alike recommendations.  

Points of View
Essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Over 200 topics, each with an overview, argument and opposing argument

Primary Search
Popular elementary school magazines in full-text. Articles have Lexile levels.

Referencia Latina
Revistas y libros de texto completo. General interest magazines and reference books in Spanish.

Regional Business News
Regional business journals, newspapers and newswires in the United States and Canada, in full text.

Rosetta Stone
Language learning programs for 30 languages, from Arabic to Vietnamese.  Use your internet browser or the Rosetta Stone app.  (You must create a login using the above link before you download the app.)

Small Business Reference Center
Offers a comprehensive resource for small business owners and those starting a business. Full text of top consumer small business reference books, as well as business videos, a help and advice section, and details on how to create business plans.

Teacher Reference Center
Offers indexing and abstracts for more than 220 peer-reviewed journals for teachers. 

Travel Tool - Global Road Warrior
Comprehensive country info for travelers or homework assignments. Includes maps, customs, political situation, history, census statistics, hotels and restaurants and more.

TumbleBooks
Animated, talking picture books for children plus read-along chapter books, National Geographic videos, non-fiction books, graphic novels and math stories.

We have moved into Phase 3..

of our phased Re-open Plan.  On September 28, we welcomed the first patron in for a 45 minute computer appointment.  Social distancing requires us to limit public access to 2 computers and there are new procedures and restrictions.  

In spite of restrictions, allowing patrons back into the building is another step forward.  We anticipate opening up a COVID browsing library by the beginning of November with an open area for patrons of all ages to come in and browse new and selected materials from our larger collection.  Staff will be available to assist with requests and you can continue to place materials on hold for pickup.

We will continue to make foyer pickup available for those who don't want to come into the library.  Materials should still be returned into the exterior drop boxes.  You can check the complete list of instructions for more information.  

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