Florham Park Public Library is proud to offer a wide variety of resources, all listed below.

Arts & Music

  • Creativebug

    Creativebug offers unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft video classes taught by artists and creative experts. The program...Continued

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  • Freegal

    Stream or download the music you love. Enjoy 5 songs/music video downloads a week and unlimited audio streaming. Available from...Continued

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  • Kanopy

    Stream more than 30,000 titles, including award-winning documentaries, critically acclaimed films, rare and hard-to-find titles, independent films, foreign films, and...Continued

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Business & Legal

  • Business Source Elite

    This database provides full-text coverage of top business, management, and economics journals and periodicals.

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  • Data Axle

    Source for business and residential information, including data on tens of millions of businesses and hundreds of millions of consumers....Continued

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  • Gale Directory Library

    The Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media contains listings for radio and television stations and cable companies. Print and...Continued

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  • Legal Information Reference Center

    An online database designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds. It includes exclusive full text...Continued

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  • LinkedIn Learning

    Stream online business, creative, education, and tech skills tutorials taught by expert instructors.

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  • Morningstar

    Get up-to-date investment information on stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds. This database also includes Morningstar analysts' independent opinions on...Continued

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  • VetNow

    Connect with an expert to learn more about eligible VA benefits and community resources.

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Career

  • Brainfuse

    Brainfuse is a personalized, live tutoring platform built for students, job seekers, and veterans.   Students communicate with live, online...Continued

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  • Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center

    A comprehensive resource for career exploration and planning.

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  • Job & Career Accelerator

    Powerful tools and expert guidance to help you through every step of the job search process.

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  • Job Now

    Live, anytime, anywhere job assistance, including resume critique and proven interview techniques.

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  • Learning Express Library

    An e-learning solution that provides tools to students and professionals for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep...Continued

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  • LinkedIn Learning

    Stream online business, creative, education, and tech skills tutorials taught by expert instructors.

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Children

  • Help Now

    Students communicate with live, online tutors using an interactive, virtual whiteboard to chat, write, draw, copy/paste text or images, and...Continued

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  • Hoopla Kids

    Hoopla is a digital media service offered by the Florham Park Public Library that allows you to borrow movies, music,...Continued

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  • Kanopy Kids

    Kanopy Kids provides thoughtful entertainment for children aged preschool and up. Parents and caregivers can stream videos from a curated...Continued

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  • Mometrix

    An online interactive application to prepare for tests in a wide range of professions. There are also study guides and...Continued

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  • Primary Schools Explora

    Contains complete articles from elementary school magazines and encyclopedia entries.

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  • Tumble Book Library

    TumbleBooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a...Continued

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  • World Almanac for Kids

    A resource for student reports and research, including extensive, up-to-date articles; videos; interactive games; science projects; and Homework Help; plus...Continued

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Digital Content

  • Cloud Library

    Download ebooks and audiobooks 24 hours a day, 356 days a year with Cloud Library. Get access to the latest...Continued

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  • Freegal

    Stream or download the music you love. Enjoy 5 songs/music video downloads a week and unlimited audio streaming. Available from...Continued

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  • Hoopla

    This on-demand digital media platform allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics, and TV shows to enjoy on...Continued

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  • Hoopla Kids

    Hoopla is a digital media service offered by the Florham Park Public Library that allows you to borrow movies, music,...Continued

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  • Kanopy

    Stream more than 30,000 titles, including award-winning documentaries, critically acclaimed films, rare and hard-to-find titles, independent films, foreign films, and...Continued

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  • Kanopy Kids

    Kanopy Kids provides thoughtful entertainment for children aged preschool and up. Parents and caregivers can stream videos from a curated...Continued

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  • LinkedIn Learning

    Stream online business, creative, education, and tech skills tutorials taught by expert instructors.

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  • Pressreader

    Get digital access to more than 7,000 of the world’s top magazines and newspapers on your computer, tablet, or phone....Continued

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Do-It-Yourself

  • Chilton Library

    Step-by-step auto repair instructions, maintenance schedules, recalls, diagrams, and more.

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  • Consumer Reports

    Unbiased ratings for more than 9,000 products and services.

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  • Creativebug

    Creativebug offers unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft video classes taught by artists and creative experts. The program...Continued

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Education

  • Brainfuse

    Brainfuse is a personalized, live tutoring platform built for students, job seekers, and veterans.   Students communicate with live, online...Continued

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  • Educator’s Edition Explora

    Find primary source documents, informational texts, and curriculum support materials.

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  • Help Now

    Students communicate with live, online tutors using an interactive, virtual whiteboard to chat, write, draw, copy/paste text or images, and...Continued

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  • Kanopy

    Stream more than 30,000 titles, including award-winning documentaries, critically acclaimed films, rare and hard-to-find titles, independent films, foreign films, and...Continued

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  • Mometrix

    An online interactive application to prepare for tests in a wide range of professions. There are also study guides and...Continued

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  • Primary Schools Explora

    Contains complete articles from elementary school magazines and encyclopedia entries.

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  • Rosetta Stone

    Improve your English or learn a new language with this effective, easy-to-use program.

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  • Secondary Schools Explora

    Search online databases for articles in academic journals, magazines, and newspapers.

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  • World Almanac for Kids

    A resource for student reports and research, including extensive, up-to-date articles; videos; interactive games; science projects; and Homework Help; plus...Continued

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Genealogy & Local History

  • Ancestry.com

    Ancestry Library Edition delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. The world’s most popular...Continued

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  • Florham Park Local Newspapers

    Access and search through digitized copies of The Florham Park Eagle and Florham Park Weekly News from 1960 to the present day. Available...Continued

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  • Heritage Quest

    A unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture.

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General Research

  • Britannica Library

    Encyclopedic entries on everything from history and science to geography and biography provide the perfect starting point for your research...Continued

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  • EBSCOhost

    Access full text articles from journals, newspapers, and popular magazines.

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  • Gale Virtual Reference Library

    Online access 24/7 to a generous collection of encyclopedias, almanacs and specialized reference sources in eBook format for multidisciplinary research.

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  • Infobase Facts on File

    Access up-to-date information from authoritative sources on a wide variety of subjects.

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Health & Medicine

  • Health Reference Center

    Includes comprehensive, in-depth coverage of body systems, health issues, diseases and conditions, treatments and procedures, and nutrition information.

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  • Salem Health Magill’s Medical Guide

    Covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues in an A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in...Continued

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Literature

  • Bloom’s Literature

    An online database of relevant content on core authors and works.

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  • Literary Reference Center

    A literary database covering all genres and time frames. It includes thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals...Continued

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  • Literature Resource Center

    A comprehensive online database for literary criticism, analysis, biographies, and more.

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  • NoveList

    Suggestions for fiction books and series. Find plot summaries, background on authors, reviews and questions for book groups, series titles,...Continued

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  • Project Gutenberg

    Project Gutenberg offers over 46,000 free ebooks: choose among free Nook books and free Kindle books; download them or read...Continued

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Periodicals


Science & Technology

  • Science Online

    Coverage of the full range of scientific disciplines through essays, videos, diagrams, definitions, interactives, and experiments.

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Social Studies & History

  • African American History

    An online encyclopedia including articles, maps, videos, and slideshows.

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  • American History

    Spanning our nation’s history—from prehistory to the present day including articles, images, primary source documents, timelines, videos, and slideshows.

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  • American Indian History

    Access to more than 15,000 years of culture and history, covering more than 600 Native American group

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  • Ancient & Medieval History

    Provides thorough coverage of world history from prehistory through the mid-1500s, with special Topic Centers on key civilizations and regions.

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  • Modern World History

    World history from the mid-15th century to the present with thousands of subject entries, biographies, images, videos and slideshows, maps...Continued

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  • World Geography & Culture

    Resource for the study of countries, cultures, and geography with maps, flags, videos, images, gazetteer entries, biographies, a timeline, and...Continued

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Teens

  • Help Now

    Students communicate with live, online tutors using an interactive, virtual whiteboard to chat, write, draw, copy/paste text or images, and...Continued

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  • Mometrix

    An online interactive application to prepare for tests in a wide range of professions. There are also study guides and...Continued

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  • Secondary Schools Explora

    Search online databases for articles in academic journals, magazines, and newspapers.

    Visit Secondary Schools Explora

Test Prep

  • Brainfuse

    Brainfuse is a personalized, live tutoring platform built for students, job seekers, and veterans.   Students communicate with live, online...Continued

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  • Learning Express Library

    An e-learning solution that provides tools to students and professionals for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep...Continued

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  • Mometrix

    An online interactive application to prepare for tests in a wide range of professions. There are also study guides and...Continued

    Visit Mometrix
    • African American History
      An online encyclopedia including articles, maps, videos, and slideshows.
    • American History
      Spanning our nation’s history—from prehistory to the present day including articles, images, primary source documents, timelines, videos, and slideshows.
    • American Indian History
      Access to more than 15,000 years of culture and history, covering more than 600 Native American group
    • Ancestry.com
      Ancestry Library Edition delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. The world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource is now available for your use at the Florham Park Public Library. Unlock the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more. Ancestry.com is available from home for Florham Park Public Library card holders through December 2021. To get started with Ancestry Remote Access, visit: florhamparklib.org/ancestry-library-edition-special-remote-access
    • Ancient & Medieval History
      Provides thorough coverage of world history from prehistory through the mid-1500s, with special Topic Centers on key civilizations and regions.

    • Bloom’s Literature
      An online database of relevant content on core authors and works.
    • Book Page
      Book page is a digital and print discovery tool for readers that highlights the best new books across all genres.
    • Book Wizard

      Search by title, author, or ISBN to find out the level of a book, and discover new books based on your guided reading level.

    • Brainfuse

      Brainfuse is a personalized, live tutoring platform built for students, job seekers, and veterans.

      • Students communicate with live, online tutors using an interactive, virtual whiteboard to chat, write, draw, copy/paste text or images and graph homework problems.
      • The SkillSurfer feature offers skills building and test preparation assistance with the option to connect directly to a live tutor.
      • All live tutoring sessions are saved and can be replayed as well as shared with friends and teachers.
      • The Writing Lab and the Send Question Center options give users the freedom to receive assistance at any time of the day without connecting with a live tutor.
      • For students who prefer to work independently and form their own online study group, HelpNow offers a set of collaborative tools –Meet and Brainwave.
      • The Adult Learning Center offers test preparation (including High School Equivalency and the US Citizenship Test), an expert writing lab, study tools, and an academic skills center featuring live, online tutors.
      • Microsoft Office support allows patrons to ask questions about Excel, Word and PowerPoint. The Writing Lab, Send Question Center and the Skills Building options are also included in the Adult Learning Center Suite.

      • JobNow is an online service designed to support every step of the job search process with live online coaches available to assist in resume/cover letter preparation, and help you prepare for job interviews.
      • With Live Interview Coaching you can brush up on interview techniques or get live online interview practice from trained job coaches via live chat in our online classroom.
      • Using the Resume Lab, you can submit resumes and a job coach will return detailed feedback and suggestions for improvement within 24 hours.
      • Provides 24/7 access to a carefully-selected library of job resources.
      • The Adult Learning Center provides foundational, career-enhancing skills to job seekers. Also available are test preparation (including the GED and the USCIS citizenship test) and an academic skills center featuring live, online tutors.

      • VetNow is a live, online academic and job assistance program for veterans transitioning to civilian life.
      • Live Navigator connects you with an expert to learn more about eligible VA benefits and community resources.
      • Live Job Coaching will help with job hunting, creating/editing your resume, and practicing interviews.
      • With the Resume Lab, you can transition your resume from military to civilian careers including translating military skills, key words, and more.
      • eParachute offers a self-assessment to discover a career or academic path that best suits your interests, skills, and experiences.
    • Britannica Library
      Encyclopedic entries on everything from history and science to geography and biography provide the perfect starting point for your research needs.
    • Business Source Elite
      This database provides full-text coverage of top business, management, and economics journals and periodicals.

    • Chilton Library
      Step-by-step auto repair instructions, maintenance schedules, recalls, diagrams, and more.
    • Cloud Library
      Download ebooks and audiobooks 24 hours a day, 356 days a year with Cloud Library. Get access to the latest bestsellers, new releases and more on the go. Available on your phone and tablet. (more…)
    • Consumer Reports
      Unbiased ratings for more than 9,000 products and services.
    • Creativebug
      Creativebug offers unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft video classes taught by artists and creative experts. The program is easy to use, with features such as chapter divisions, note-taking tools, and more. Courses cover many subjects including sewing, quilting, paper crafts, jewelry, painting, kids crafts, and more. Available for download are patterns, templates, and recipes. Looking to get creative on a daily basis? The ‘Daily Practice’ section offers a variety of Daily Challenges on subjects like oil painting, book art, mixed media, and lettering. Use these series to create good working habits and familiarize yourself with whatever craft suits you. (more…)

    • Data Axle
      Source for business and residential information, including data on tens of millions of businesses and hundreds of millions of consumers. (formerly RefUSA)

    • Gale Directory Library
      The Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media contains listings for radio and television stations and cable companies. Print and broadcast contact information is also listed.
    • Gale Virtual Reference Library
      Online access 24/7 to a generous collection of encyclopedias, almanacs and specialized reference sources in eBook format for multidisciplinary research.

    • Health Reference Center
      Includes comprehensive, in-depth coverage of body systems, health issues, diseases and conditions, treatments and procedures, and nutrition information.
    • Help Now
      • Students communicate with live, online tutors using an interactive, virtual whiteboard to chat, write, draw, copy/paste text or images, and graph homework problems.
      • The SkillSurfer feature offers skills-building and test preparation assistance with the option to connect directly to a live tutor.
      • All live tutoring sessions are saved and can be replayed as well as shared with friends and teachers.
      • The Writing Lab and the Send Question Center options give users the freedom to receive assistance at any time of the day without connecting with a live tutor.
      • For students who prefer to work independently and form their own online study group, HelpNow offers a set of collaborative tools –Meet and Brainwave.
      • The Adult Learning Center offers test preparation (including High School Equivalency and the US Citizenship Test), an expert writing lab, study tools, and an academic skills center featuring live, online tutors.
      • Microsoft Office support allows patrons to ask questions about Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. The Writing Lab, Send Question Center and the Skills Building options are also included in the Adult Learning Center Suite.
    • Heritage Quest
      A unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture.
    • Hoopla
      This on-demand digital media platform allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics, and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. There are hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. (more…)
    • Hoopla Kids
      Hoopla is a digital media service offered by the Florham Park Public Library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics, and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. There are hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. Here’s how to get started:
      1. Register for a hoopla account by visiting hoopladigital.com, or using the mobile app on your iOS or Android device. You will need to provide an email address, create a password, and have you library barcode. The mobile app can be found in the App Store, the Google Play store or Amazon apps. The mobile app is also Chromecast-enabled, and available on AppleTV, FireTV, and Roku devices.
      2. Click the word KIDS in the upper right corner of the screen/app to turn on the filtering system. This will limit the collection to all items intended for a younger audience.
      3. Browse titles on your computer or mobile device by clicking Browse All on the format you would like to browse further (Music, Movies, Audiobooks, eBooks, Comics, and Television). You can also search for a specific title by clicking on the Search box or magnifying glass and typing a title or keyword.
      4. To borrow a title, click on the title and then click the Borrow button. Your borrowed titles can be played right after borrowing and are found under the My Titles menu for viewing/listening.
      5. Borrowed titles will be automatically returned when the lending period is over. There are no holds, wait lists, or late fees.

    • Job & Career Accelerator
      Powerful tools and expert guidance to help you through every step of the job search process.
    • Job Now
      Live, anytime, anywhere job assistance, including resume critique and proven interview techniques.

    • Kanopy
      Stream more than 30,000 titles, including award-winning documentaries, critically acclaimed films, rare and hard-to-find titles, independent films, foreign films, and classic movies. Collections include The Great Courses, The Criterion Collection, and PBS among many others. Kanopy is available on any Apple or Android device, Apple TV, Roku, and Chromecast. Watch up to 10 films a month. Your play credits will reset on the first of the month. Once you press play on a film, you have 3 days to view it as many times as you like without using another play credit. Your play credit counts towards a film whether you watch it or not. (more…)
    • Kanopy Kids
      Kanopy Kids provides thoughtful entertainment for children aged preschool and up. Parents and caregivers can stream videos from a curated selection of educational and enriching videos on Kanopy Kids with developmentally appropriate, age-based ratings, as well as additional parental controls to help keep kids safe. Kids’ categories include TV series, learning languages, animated storybooks, anime favorites, classic films, and movies for the whole family. Kanopy kids provides unlimited plays without using your monthly film credits. Here’s how to get started:
      1. Go to https://florhamparklib.kanopy.com and create an account by clicking on the orange Continue button.
      2. Click on Sign up to create a log in.
      3. Go to your email account to verify your email address.
      4. Add your library card number.
      5. Click the drop down menu under your name display and select “Go to Kanopy Kids.”
      6. Start watching movies!

    • Learning Express Library
      An e-learning solution that provides tools to students and professionals for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep and more.
    • Legal Information Reference Center
      An online database designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds. It includes exclusive full text for many top consumer legal reference books, as well as thousands of legal forms.
    • LinkedIn Learning
      Stream online business, creative, education, and tech skills tutorials taught by expert instructors.
    • Literary Reference Center
      A literary database covering all genres and time frames. It includes thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems. A literary database covering all genres and time frames. It includes thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems.
    • Literature Resource Center
      A comprehensive online database for literary criticism, analysis, biographies, and more.

    • Modern World History
      World history from the mid-15th century to the present with thousands of subject entries, biographies, images, videos and slideshows, maps and graphs, primary sources, and timelines.
    • Mometrix
      An online interactive application to prepare for tests in a wide range of professions. There are also study guides and flashcards.
    • Morningstar
      Get up-to-date investment information on stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds. This database also includes Morningstar analysts' independent opinions on 1,800 stocks and 2,000 funds. It also provides portfolio analysis tools, college and retirement calculators, and stock and mutual fund screening tools.

    • NoveList
      Suggestions for fiction books and series. Find plot summaries, background on authors, reviews and questions for book groups, series titles, and match to similar books.

    • Pressreader
      Get digital access to more than 7,000 of the world’s top magazines and newspapers on your computer, tablet, or phone. There are no limits and no fines. (more…)
    • Primary Schools Explora
      Contains complete articles from elementary school magazines and encyclopedia entries.
    • Project Gutenberg
      Project Gutenberg offers over 46,000 free ebooks: choose among free Nook books and free Kindle books; download them or read them online. They carry high quality ebooks: All their ebooks were previously published by bona fide publishers. They digitized and diligently proofread them with the help of thousands of volunteers. No fee or registration is required.

    • Salem Health Magill’s Medical Guide
      Covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues in an A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information boxes for all diseases and disorders.
    • Science Online
      Coverage of the full range of scientific disciplines through essays, videos, diagrams, definitions, interactives, and experiments.
    • Secondary Schools Explora
      Search online databases for articles in academic journals, magazines, and newspapers.

    • Tumble Book Library
      TumbleBooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they’ll love. It is a fun site for children that promotes literacy. Read a book, listen to a book, or play a game – all online.

    • VetNow
      Connect with an expert to learn more about eligible VA benefits and community resources.

    • World Almanac for Kids
      A resource for student reports and research, including extensive, up-to-date articles; videos; interactive games; science projects; and Homework Help; plus Teacher Resources with lesson plans.
    • World Geography & Culture
      Resource for the study of countries, cultures, and geography with maps, flags, videos, images, gazetteer entries, biographies, a timeline, and current news