Business Resources
Reference USA

The premier source of business and residential information for reference and research.  It includes information on tens of millions of businesses and hundreds of millions of consumers in an easy-to-search format.

Business Resources
Directory Library (Gale Publications)

Authoritative directories on associations, publishers and media, and business information. Detailed reference works that once were accessible only in the Library, now available online from the Library or remotely 24/7 through the Library's website.

Business Resources
Morningstar Investment Research Center

Fund and stock information for in-depth research and smart portfolio construction. Comprehensive, up-to-date information on both mutual funds and stocks. Tutorials and training programs for users.

Please click on "End Session" button in the top right corner at the end of your session.

Business Resources
State of New Jersey -- Business Portal

State of New Jersey -- Business Portal

This site brings together business information from the Department of Commerce, the Economic Development Authority and other relevant state agencies. Features business resources and online tools including: starting & operating a business, expanding a business, moving to New Jersey, resources for small business and minority & women-owned businesses, and information on licensing, permitting & government contracts.

Business Resources
Business Source Elite

Business articles from over 1,100 business publications, most in full-text and updated daily.

Business Resources
Regional Business News

Full text coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States (updated daily).

Business Resources
Business Insights: Global

Transform information into insight

Research and analyze companies, industries, and economies around the world. Featuring the tools you need to interpret a global business landscape:

  • robust data sets
  • visualization tools to help you develop data-driven insights
  • case studies to broaden your perspective on real-life situations
Business Resources
Guide to Business Resources

Prepared by Bernards Township Library Reference Staff, this Guide provides quality resources for

Business Resources
Legal Information Reference Center

Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center contains more than 225 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis. A majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.

Business Resources
Small Business Reference Center

The Small Business Reference Center is a comprehensive resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business, offering full-text periodicals and reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books. It supports small business owners in all relevant areas from planning, financing and managing a business to exit strategies.  Users also have the ability to search within specific ‘Business Topics’ and ‘Business Types’ relevant to their needs.

Business Resources
Genealogy Resources
New York Times Historical Database

Full text of The New York Times [1851 to 2006] that you can click through cover to cover, or search by topic, date, or article type.  The Historical New York Times presents firsthand accounts and opinions that bring history to life.

Genealogy Resources
Heritage Quest

A unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture. Includes complete U.S. Federal Census, 1790-1930; Proquest's Genealogy and Local History Collection of 25,000+ fully-searchable family and local history books; and P.E.R.S.I. a comprehensive subject index covering more than 6,500 genealogy and local history periodicals written in English and French (Canada) since 1800.

Genealogy Resources
World Vital Records

World Vital Records: access billions of names in family history record collections worldwide. Includes US and UK censuses; birth, marriage and death records; military records; obituaries; historical maps; yearbooks; and tombstone photos. 

Access to this database requires your library barcode number.

Genealogy Resources
Health Resources
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 the AHFS Consumer Medication Information, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

Health Resources
Consumer Library Information Prescription

Consumer Library Information Prescription (CLIP)
The CLIP service provides easily-understandable, current, reliable health information to patients, their families and the public. This service combines the consumer health and medical collections of the Atlantic Health System libraries with the wealth of materials available online through the National Library of Medicine. We encourage staff to utilize the CLIP service for themselves, for patients and for consumers. Anyone can ask a question via the CLIP/Ask the Hospital Librarian form by clicking on the logo to the left.  You can also call the service at 908-522-2699; fax your request to 908-522-2274; or email your request to clip@atlantichealth.org.

Health Resources
Guide to Health Resources

Prepared by Bernards Township Library Reference Staff, this Guide provides quality resources on

Health Resources
Guide to the Affordable Care Act

Prepared by Bernards Township Library Reference Staff, this Guide provides quality resources on The Affordable Care Act for Individuals and Small Business Owners.

Health Resources
Homework Helpers
Facts on File Online Databases Homework Helpers
Britannica Library Edition for Kids

Britannica for kids includes relevant, visually engaging reference content; a comprehensive collection of learning materials and curriculum aligned materials.

Homework Helpers
World Book for Kids

This site offers easy-to-read articles and a wealth of engaging multimedia, games, science projects, outline maps and flags, interactive tools and activities for younger children.

Homework Helpers
Searchasaurus

Searchasaurus is a great tool for children and their parents.  It enables them to search thousands of articles, an online general encyclopedia and a ton of information about animals from around the world. Full text articles and images are available for printing.

Homework Helpers
Kids Search

Kids Search is designed especially for youth in grades K-8. Kids Search makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type - -magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.

Homework Helpers
Gale Science in Context

Supporting high school curricula and university coursework, Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects. It provides detailed coverage of popular subjects including earth science, life science, space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography.

Homework Helpers
Guide for College Preparation

Prepared by Bernards Township Library Reference Staff, this Guide provides quality resources on

Homework Helpers
Job and Career Resources
Job and Career Accelerator

Whether you’re looking to find a new job in your current field or pursue a career in an
exciting new industry, Job & Career Accelerator™ has the powerful tools and expert
guidance to help you through every step of the process.

Now with a new look!

Job and Career Resources
Reference USA

The premier source of business and residential information for reference and research.  It includes information on tens of millions of businesses and hundreds of millions of consumers in an easy-to-search format.

Job and Career Resources
Learning Express

Online Test Preparation Resources and Computer Skills Tutorials

LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.

Now with a new look!

Job and Career Resources
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Provides profiles of nearly 3,400 jobs and 94 industries, invaluable advice on career skills, thousands of resource entries, and more!

Job and Career Resources
Guide for Job Seekers

Prepared by Bernards Township Library Reference Staff, this Guide provides quality resources for job seekers and career changers. 

Job and Career Resources
Language Learning
Pronunciator

Pronunciator is a fun and easy way to learn any of 72 languages.  Register for free and start learning — at your own pace!  All you need is a web browser with JavaScript enabled, and Flash version 10.0 or greater.

Features include speech recognition, scored quizzes, virtual coach, downloadable MP3s, virtual conversations, and a free app for your iPod/iPhone/Ipad to learn wherever you go!

Language Learning
Muzzy Online

This interactive, award-winning language course for kids is available now.  Go to the MUZZY Online website then enter your library card number to gain access.  Library members can choose from eight languages including French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese Mandarin, Russian and English.

Language Learning
Literary Resources
Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center is a comprehensive database that provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. LRC includes plot summaries, literary criticism, full text of literary journals and selective classical poems and short stories, author biographies, book reviews, and much more!

Literary Resources
Contemporary Authors

An award winning reference resource that provides biographic details on approximately 112,000 modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. Current writers, as well as the most studied literary figures of the early 20th century, and authors from around the world are featured.

Literary Resources
NoveList

Suggestions for fiction books you’ll enjoy.  Find plot summaries, background on authors, reviews and questions for book groups, series titles, and match to similar books.  NoveList includes lists of recommended mysteries, horror, romance, adventure and more.

Literary Resources
NoveList K-8

Designed especially for elementary and middle school students, NoveList K-8 is an online database with fiction titles chosen specifically to support the school curriculum as well as the pleasure reading needs of students.

Literary Resources
Magazines and Newspapers
EBSCOhost

Full text magazine and journal titles (current and back issues) covering virtually every subject, including business, science and health. Special database collections for children and students.

Magazines and Newspapers
Proquest Periodical Database

Over 25,000 magazines and newspapers (current and backfile editions) covering business, education, literature, political science, pychology, and much more. Newspapers include the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Los Angeles Times, and USA Today.

Magazines and Newspapers
New York Times Historical Database

Full text of The New York Times [1851 to 2006] that you can click through cover to cover, or search by topic, date, or article type.  The Historical New York Times presents firsthand accounts and opinions that bring history to life.

Magazines and Newspapers
Zinio

Read popular magazines for FREE on a smart phone, iPad, Kindle, Nook or computer using your Library card number.  Click here for instructions on how to set it up on your device.

Magazines and Newspapers
Multi Subject Resources
EBSCOhost

Full text magazine and journal titles (current and back issues) covering virtually every subject, including business, science and health. Special database collections for children and students.

Multi Subject Resources
Proquest Periodical Database

Over 25,000 magazines and newspapers (current and backfile editions) covering business, education, literature, political science, pychology, and much more. Newspapers include the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Los Angeles Times, and USA Today.

Multi Subject Resources
World Book Online Reference Center

Designed to meet the diverse needs of advanced researchers and information seekers. A powerful tool that includes the entire World Book Encyclopedia, hundreds of thousands of complete e-books and primary source documents, Computer and Web tutorials, How To . . . guidance, Government Resources and Interactive Earth.

Multi Subject Resources
World Book Online Info Finder

Content to meet the homework and research needs of students. Based on the World Book Encyclopedia, the site features rich multimedia, age-appropriate science fair projects, a Biography Center, virtual tours, video showcases, links to current events and world newspapers, tutorials for 21st-century research skills, and much more.

Multi Subject Resources
Learning Express

Online Test Preparation Resources and Computer Skills Tutorials

LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.

Now with a new look!

Multi Subject Resources
Virtual Reference Library (Gale)

Online access 24/7 to a generous collection of encyclopedias, almanacs and specialized reference sources in eBook format for multidisciplinary research. View and search a single title or search by topic, name, etc. across the whole collection. Includes the ability to print and email articles.
Topics included are Arts, Biography, Business, Education, Environment, General reference, History, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation & World, Religion, Science and Social Science

Multi Subject Resources
Britannica Public Library Edition

Innovative and interactive reference content for all ages and levels; a comprehensive collection of learning materials and curriculum support. Includes four complete encyclopedias, dictionaries, a thesaurus, primary sources, and much much more!

Multi Subject Resources
Jersey Clicks

New Jersey's one stop gateway to quality information.  This statewide portal offeres all NJ library card holders access to over 20 full-text databases funded through the New Jersey State Library, the New Jersey Library Network and funds from the Library Services and Technology Act.

Multi Subject Resources
Guide to Consumer Resources

Prepared by Bernards Township Library Reference Staff, this Guide provides quality resources on

 

 

 

Multi Subject Resources