A-Z Databases



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.

Access Video on Demand: Just for Kids (Facts on File)

Access Video on Demand: Master Collection (Facts on File)

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.

Affordable Care Act Information from NJ State Library
NJ State Library provides key facts, enrollment dates and other helpful resources about the Affordable Care Act.

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. The database includes event and topic entries, biographies, images, legends, primary sources, timeline entries, maps and charts.

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.

APS Journals Homepage
The American Physical Society (APS) is a non-profit organization that has made available “research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy, and international activities” about physics.

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.


Book Page
Discover your next great read with this monthly book recommendation guide.

Bloom’s Literature(Facts on File)
This literature database has been thoroughly revised and expanded to include the writings of renowned literary critic Harold Bloom.

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.

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).

Computer Skills Center

Consumer Reports (EBSCO)

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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.

Cornell Unversity’s Library’s ArXiv.org

“Open access to 1,402,089 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance, Statistics, Electrical Engineering and Systems Science, and Economics.”

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.

Directory of Open Access Journals
“DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. DOAJ is independent. All funding is via donations, 50% of which comes from sponsors and 50% from members and publisher members. All DOAJ services are free of charge including being indexed in DOAJ. All data is freely available.”


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

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

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

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

eLibraryNJ (Libby)
Participating libraries offer library card holders downloadable ebooks & audiobooks.

Explora Primary Schools (EBSCO)

Explora Educators Edition (EBSCO)

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.

Family Search
FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services each year to learn more about their family history. Only available in the library.

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.

Foundation Directory (Accessible in-library only)

This database provides information on how to find funding for your organization. It includes information on private and corporate foundations and government grantmakers that fund national and international projects. 

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


Google Scholar

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


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)

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (Ebsco)


HeritageQuest Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more. … City Directories with over 1.5 million records from various US city and county directories during 1821-1989.

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.


Hoopla provides immediate access to e-books, audiobooks, comics/graphic novels, music, television series, films and much more! Click here for more information on how to download to your device. 


Image Collection (EBSCO)

Local newspaper 1972-2000.


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



A streaming video platform provided to you by MTPL. Browse a selection of crowd-pleasing hits and international films from various genres.


Legal Information Reference Center (EBSCO)

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO)

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.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
Free online classes such as photoshop, business, music, IT, photography and many more! Library card required to access. 

Literary Reference Center (EBSCO)


MasterFILE Elite (EBSCO)

Middle Search Plus (EBSCO)
Full text of popular magazines and reference books with middle school reading levels.

Military & Government Collection (EBSCO)

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.


Newspaper Source Plus (Ebsco)

New Jersey Digital Newspaper Project

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

New York Times
New York Times direct access. Get the full version of the paper and personalize what you see to get the latest news. Please register or the site will block you after 6 articles.

Novelist (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 K-8 (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 children.


Peterson’s Test and Career Prep

Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)

Explore topics on many current issues, including abortion, foreign policy, global issues, religion, race, etc.

Primary Search (EBSCO)
Provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research.

Pronunciator 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.

The Public Library of Science (PLOS)
The Public Library of Science (PLOS) is a non-profit organizations that has free journals and articles in the fields of science and medicine.


Red Bank Register
Local newspaper 1878-1991. If you need help with your local history research, contact our Reference Librarian staff at 732-671-3700 ext. 320

Referencia Latina (EBSCO)

Reference Solutions

The No. 1 source of information on businesses and people for researchers, students and job seekers.

Regional Business News(EBSCO)


ScienceDirect is an open-source website that has free journals with various topics including medicine, healthcare, biochemical research that are available to anyone to share and view.

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.

Small Business Reference Center
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 Reference Center provides users with all the information they need to succeed. Click on Small Business Reference 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.

Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO)


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 Geography & Culture Online (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.


Online Legal Research database, which includes the following resources: NJ Cases, NJ Statutes, NJ Administrative Code, United States Code Annotated (Federal Statutes), US Supreme Court Cases, Federal Third Circuit Cases, NJ Practice Series, NJ Legal and Business Forms, NJ Pleading and Practice Forms.

(Please note: This database is accessible in-library ONLY on the reference room computers. Access is limited to two users at one time.)