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.
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.
Small Business Reference Center
Small Business Reference Center guides users through small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding. Business videos provide critical information for business owners: interviews, ‘lessons learned’ features, lectures and ‘how to’ videos help foster success in all aspects of managing a business. A collection of state-specific resources supports the researcher with demographic data and other local information.
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.
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.
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.
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
Health Reference Center
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. It also features the AHFS Consumer Medication Information, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
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.
Modern World History Online
World Geography and Culture Online
Legal Information Reference Center
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.
Artemis Literary Sources
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.
Literature Resource Center
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. Available from Gale.
Covering world literature and authors throughout history, LitFinder contains a wealth of literary works including over 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. LitFinder also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more! From Shakespeare's sonnets to poems by Donald Hall or short stories from Edgar Allan Poe to works by Annie Proulx, LitFinder has you covered. Available from Gale.
Novelist lets you search among hundreds of thousands of popular fiction titles by using a favorite author or title to find other
books of interest. You can retrieve author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion
guides, and more. Lexile range searching is available in the advanced search page.
Novelist K-8 Plus
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.