Research Center: Premium Resources by Subject
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. The
rich collection of titles in Business Source Elite provides information dating
back to 1985. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCO host. To
access Business Source Premier from home, click on the "Custom Search" button
on the JerseyClicks homepage.
Business Source Premier
This business database provides full text for nearly 2,300 publications in
all disciplines of business. Additional full text, non-journal content includes
market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles
and SWOT analyses. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCO host.
To access Business Source Premier from home, click on the "Custom Search" button
on the JerseyClicks homepage.
Frost & Sullivan (accessed through JerseyClicks)
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.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
ReferenceUSA (accessed through JerseyClicks)
The ReferenceUSA database contains detailed information on more than 12 million
U.S. businesses; 102 million U.S. residents; 683,000 U.S. health care providers;
1 million Canadian businesses; and 11 million Canadian residents.
Regional Business News (accessed through JerseyClicks)
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business
publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals,
newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United
States. This database is updated on a daily basis.
Career Transitions helps users of all backgrounds search for a new career. Users have the opportunity to create a personal profile and use a CareerToolkit to build and save resumes, cover letters, and references.
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
Provides personalized, step-by-step assistance for job seekers at all experience
and education levels—from exploring and matching suitable occupations
from over 1,000 detailed occupation profiles to finding available jobs in their
area from a database of over 5 million up-to-date job postings.
Curriculum Resource Center
For teachers and students seeking material to supplement their lessons, this
electronic library of curriculum-related handouts provides access to a broad
selection of visual content, including maps and flags, timelines, science diagrams,
science projects, and other handouts, all of which can be printed and used
for worksheets, overheads, and testing. Available from Facts on File.
ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center contains more than 2,200
digests along with references for additional information and citations and
abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals. Available
Library, Information Science, and Technology Abstracts
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes
more than 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 125 selective
journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes
librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information
retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends
back as far as the mid-1960s.
Professional Development Collection
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized
collection of 520 high quality education journals, including nearly 350 peer-reviewed
titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Professional
Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education
journals in the world. Available from EBSCOhost.
Teacher Reference Center
Ancestry Library Edition
Heritage Quest Online
This collection assembles U.S. federal census through 1930, banking and military
records, genealogies, local histories, primary source materials, and genealogical
and local history serials. The site is fully searchable and includes digital
images of all source material.
Auto Repair Reference Center
The Auto Repair Reference Center™ database includes automotive repair
information on most manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. It includes
service bulletin and recalls, wiring diagrams, and maintenance schedules more
than 31,660 vehicles, from 1945 to present. Available from EBSCOhost.
Biography Collection Complete
Biography Collection Complete offers a comprehensive collection of full-text
biographies supporting history, science, the arts, music, literature, multicultural
studies, gender studies, business, government and politics, sports, entertainment
and many other areas. This database features more than 177,000 full-text biographies
from many different sources. Available from EBSCOhost.
Current Biography contains biographies and obituaries from all of the volumes
of Current Biography Yearbook from 1940 to the present. The biographies are
searchable by name, profession, title, place of origin, gender, race/ethnicity,
date of birth, date of death, and keyword.
Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Available to all New Jersey library patrons and offers keyword and custom
searching of 15 databases simultaneously. These databases cover subjects such
as health, history, business, education, science, current events, literature,
and popular fiction.
Legal Information Reference Center (accessed through JerseyClicks)
Contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. This database offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed "how-to" instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues.
Points of View Reference Center
Points of View Reference Center is a full-text database designed to provide
students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.
The database provides 200 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description),
point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). Available from EBSCOhost.
The site features interactive audio language and culture lessons for 11 foreign
languages, as well as games and tests to track your progress. There are also
language specific community areas so that you can connect with other students.
Free registration is required.
Student Research Center
Designed specifically for high school students, the Student Research Center
lets students easily determine which content sources (e.g., Magazines, Newspapers,
Biographies, Country Reports, Film and Video) will be included with their search.
They can also search their databases by topic heading, make use of an online
dictionary and encyclopedia, and explore the top searches of the day. Available
This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political
and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed
in today's classrooms. TOPICsearch contains full text for over 139,800 articles
from more than 4,800 diverse sources. Available from EBSCOhost.
Quick and easy access to professional information about more than 800,000 board certified physicians in 50+ specialties and 100+ subspecialties from the 24 member boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). Pleasecall or email the Reference Desk for the user ID and password.
Health Reference Center
Health Source: Consumer Edition
This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available
to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including
the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine
and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition features searchable full
text for nearly 150 journals. This database is updated on a weekly basis. Available
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on
many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features
abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals. This database is updated on
a daily basis. Available from EBSCOhost.
History and Geography
African-American History Online
American History Online
American Indian History Online
Offers access to 5000 years of culture, history and leaders for 240 Native
American groups. Information includes biographies, historical documents, photographs
and illustrations, maps, a timeline, and hyperlinks to tribes and culture areas.
Available from Facts on File.
American Women's History Online
A unique database of biographies, maps, graphs, tables, documents, charts,
images, historical documents, and web links, created and compiled by experts
in the field of American women's history. Available from Facts on File.
Ancient and Medieval History Online
Facts on File World News Digest
Brings together complete content from the Facts On File World News
Digest and a live newsfeed from Reuters® to answer questions about events,
people, issues, facts, and figures from 1940 to the present. Facts On File
World News Digest also delivers maps, photographs, historic documents,
and special overviews of key issues, newsmakers, and events since 1940.
History Reference Center
History Reference Center offers full text from more than 2,000 reference books,
encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than
120 history periodicals, more than 59,600 historical documents, 49,600 biographies
of historical figures, more than 110,200 historical photos and maps, and more
than 80 hours of historical video. Available from EBSCOhost.
Modern World History Online
Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history-from
mid-15th century to the present.
World Geography and Culture Online
Bloom's Literary Reference Online
Literary Reference Center
Literary Reference Center (LRC) is a comprehensive literary reference database,
which provides users with a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity
to the present day. LRC is a completely full-text database that combines information
from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference
works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources not available anywhere
else. LRC contains detailed information on the most studied authors and their
works and is an essential resource for public, academic and high school libraries.
Available from EBSCOhost.
NextReads is a new service that delivers reading suggestions straight to your email account! Choose from the list below to receive newsletters in the genre of your choice. Every title offers summary information and links directly into the library catalog, so you can quickly and easily check for availability or place reserves on the books that interest you. All you need to subscribe is a valid email address. Sign up now!
NoveList allows readers to use a favorite author or title as a template
to locate other authors and titles of interest. You can explore fiction types
such as mysteries, romance, science fiction, horror, and other genres.
Searches can be done to find a favorite author or title in the database and
use that title to find similar titles.
Novelist K-8 is aimed at helping younger readers find the books they want
to read - whether in a school setting or in public library childrens' rooms.
Users can find more books like the ones Brian Jacques writes or locate fantasy
titles with teenage girls as heroes.
Magazines and Newspapers
Academic Search Premier
Academic Search Premier contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full
text for more than 4,500 of those titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further
are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references
are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
EBSCOhost provides searchable full-text access to a variety of databases.
MasterFile Premier contains full-text of over 1,700 general interest periodicals.
Full text coverage generally dates from 1975 to present. It also includes nearly
500 full text reference books, 84,774 biographies, 100,554 primary source documents,
and an Image Collection of 202,164 photos,maps and flags.
Middle Search Plus
Middle Search Plus provides full text for nearly 140 popular magazines for
middle and jr. high school research. All full text articles included in the
database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information
dates as far back as 1990. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies,
100,554 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 202,164 photos,
maps and flags. This database is updated daily on EBSCO host.
Newspaper Source provides selected full text for 25 national (U.S.) and international
newspapers. The database also contains full text television and radio news
transcripts, and selected full text for more than 260 regional (U.S.) newspapers.
This database is updated daily via EBSCO host.
Primary Search provides full text for nearly 70 popular, magazines for elementary
school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned
a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far
back as 1990. This database is updated daily on EBSCO host.
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human
impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest
titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable
agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Available from
Offers students and researchers a comprehensive look at general science by
accessing diagrams, definitions, biographies of key scientists, and a fully
hyperlinked timeline. Available from Facts on File.
Science Reference Center
Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides
easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. This database
contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals,
etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental
science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science
and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Available