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Databases

eBooks & Entertainment

  • Axis360– Provides access to popular and bestselling ebooks and eaudiobooks.
  • eLibrary NJ– A downloadable digital media collection provided by libraries in central New Jersey.
  • Freading – An ebook platform used by libraries around the globe. Cardholders can browse and borrow from Freading’s vast selection of ebooks from leading publishers in every genre and in 29 languages.
  • Freegal® Music– Offers access to about 15 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists, and over 40,000 music videos. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 40,000 labels with music that originates in over 100 countries.
  • Hoopla- Instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks and more, 24/7 with your library card.

Genealogy

  • DigiFind-IT– All you need is a library card to access ebooks, audiobooks and more for free! Read & listen to books with just a tap in our award-winning app! Need a library card? Libby may be able to help!
  • Heritage Hub- Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today.
  • Heritage Quest– a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical resources that will help New Jersey residents find their ancestors.
  • My Heritage Library Edition- Includes billions of historical documents from more than 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources.

Learning

  • Brainfuse Helpnow- Get free online tutoring with your library card.
  • Artfilms Digital- Masterclasses, documentaries, interviews, content that can entertain, educate and inform: Artfilms streams thousands of videos from top artists and producers.
  • Fiero Code– A self-paced learn-to-code software for kids ages 8-18 covering Scratch, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python and SQL programming languages.
  • Learning Express Library -Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library’s resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want – at school, at work, or in life.
  • Rosetta Stone- Master the language you’ve always wanted to learn with Rosetta Stone’s immersive lessons.
  • Universal Class– The place to continue your education online and fulfill all your lifelong learning goals.

Research and Current Events

  • Black Life in America– The experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media.
  • EBSCO host– the leading provider of research databases, e-journals, magazine subscriptions, and ebooks.
  • Jersey Clicks– JerseyClicks is New Jersey’s statewide portal that features federated searching of the statewide full-text databases offered by the New Jersey State Library, the New Jersey Network, and funds from the Library Services and Technology Act.
  • JSTOR– A digital library for the intellectually curious. To get access log in with username LindenPL and password Patron07036
  • Newark Star Ledger- Get the latest New Jersey news from Newark-based Star-Ledger, NJ’s largest online newspaper. Get business, sports, entertainment news, view videos, photos.
  • World Book Online– An engaging, verified, and trustworthy digital resource for grades pre-K through high school.

 

Consumer, Business, and Financial Aids

  • ConsumerReports.org– Compare price, performance, and reliability all in one place with expert reviews
  • Small Business Reference Center- Offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics.
  • Weiss Financial Ratings- Gives financial strength ratings to over 16,000 insurers, banks, and credit unions; ratings range from A (“Excellent”) to E (“Very Weak).

Other Resources

  • Jersey Cat- New Jersey’s statewide virtual catalog and interlibrary loan system. It is provided to all libraries within the State of New Jersey by the New Jersey State Library and the Regional Library Cooperatives.
  • NJ State Library- Biblioboard– Connecting people with information through libraries.
  • Referencia Latina– Esta base de datos de texto completo en español cubre una amplia gama de temas dentro y fuera de la academia. // This full-text Spanish-language database covers a broad array of subjects inside and outside academia.
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