Books/Book Reviews

eLibraryNJ

  • Participating libraries offer library card holders downloadable audiobooks
 

Novelist Plus

  • 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. 
Business

Business Source Elite

  • This business database provides full text for nearly 1,100 business publications, including full text for nearly 500 peer-reviewed business publications. 

ReferenceUSA

Regional Business News (EBSCO)

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

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.

ValueLine

  • 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.
Career

Computer Skills Center

Ferguson’s Career Guide Center

  • This database is now broken down into three main sections: Industries and Careers, Industries and Careers, and Launch Your Career for ease and speed of use.

Job and Career Accelerator

  • 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.

JobNow

  • JobNow Receive live job coaching, real-time interview practice, full-service resume lab, 24/7 access to local job resources and more! Resume Assistance Prepare your resume with help from JobNow resources including resume templates; receive expert feedback via live interaction or the resume lab. Prepare for Your Interview Review interview tips and resources; connect with a job coach to practice interviewing. Career Resources Begin your job hunt with JobNow’s powerful tools. Skills-Building Choose your topic to receive real-time help.

VetNow

  • Live Veteran Navigator Interact with live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests. Receive live job coaching, real-time interview practice, full-service resume lab, 24/7 access to local job resources and more!
Foreign Language Materials

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 Español

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

EBSCOhost Français

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

Pronunciator

  • 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.

Rosetta Stone

  • Rosetta Stone 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. 
Genealogy

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.

Family Search (Accessible in Library Only)

  • 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.

Independent

  • Local newspaper 1972-2000.

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.

Red Bank Register

  • Local newspaper 1878-1991.
Health

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.

Health Reference Center

  • 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.
History

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.

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, 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.

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.

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.

Modern World History Online

  • 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.
Homework Help/Research

Academic Search Premier

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

Curriculum Resource Center

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

EBSCOHost Explora

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

ERIC

  • The 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.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

  • This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
 

HelpNow

  • Homework Help Interact with live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests. Skills-Building Choose your topic to receive real-time help. Personalized eLearning Tools My File Sharing, My Session Replay, My Tutoring Archive, My Tests Archive, and more! 24-Hour Writing Lab Submit essays and other forms of writing for constructive feedback. Homework Send Question Submit homework questions for expert guidance. Adult Learning Center Access a library of rich adult learning content (GED) and live, professional assistance in resume/cover letter writing, U.S. citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series, and more! Foreign Language Lab /Spanish-Speaking Support.
 
 
LearningExpressLibrary

  • 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.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO)

 


Middle Search Plus

  • Full text of popular magazines and reference books with middle school reading levels.
  • Explore topic on many current issues, including abortion, foreign policy, global issues, religion, race, etc.
  • Provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research.
Literature

Bloom’s Literature

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

World Geography & Culture Online

  • 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.
Newspapers

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.

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).

Independent

  • Local newspaper 1972-2000.

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

Consumer Reports


EBSCOhost

  • 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.
Science

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.

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.”
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.”

GreenFILE (EBSCO)

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

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.
ScienceDirect

  • 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.
Tests
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.


LearningExpressLibrary

  • 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