Online Databases

NOTE: Online databases require an ID number. Enter the 13 digit number on the back of your library card, without the spaces.


ReferenceUSA*: find information on over 15.5 million U.S. and Canadian businesses and organizations; search and sort by business name, location, yellow page heading, SIC code, and size of operation. Research U.S. and Canadian households to conduct market research or locate friends and relatives. Detailed information on doctors and dentists in the HealthCare database, and more.

On the JerseyClicks page of databases, click the name ReferenceUSA under the Business category. If you have trouble logging in, see our troubleshooting tips.

Job and Career Accelerator*: create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.

En Español

Informe Académico*: una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.

Salud en Español*: Salud en Español provee reportes completos basados en evidencias y fichas de datos relacionados a todos los aspectos de la salud y el bienestar.

Referencia Latina*: una base de datos completa de habla hispana, que ofrece contenido de una variedad de contenido incluyendo 49,000 entradas enciclopedicas, más de 100,000 imágenes, 2,500 informes sobre la salud, un diccionario español-inglés y texto completo para más de 100 libros de referencia y docenas de revistas de interés general en una amplia gama de áreas temáticas.


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.


NoveList*: suggestions for fiction reading, including award-winning book lists, discussion guides, recommended reading lists, and more.

NoveList K-8*: suggestions for children's fiction reading, selected by school media specialists and children's librarians at NoveList.

Literary Reference Center*: information about authors, works of literature, and literary characters.

Bloom's Literature: information about authors, works of literature and literary characters; definitions of literary terms and movements; images of authors; streaming full-length videos of nearly 100 famous productions of classic plays.

Contemporary Authors Archives*: author biography and criticism.

Magazines and Newspapers

EBSCOhost* MasterFILE Elite indexes 2,200 magazines, of which 1,000 are full text; Newspaper Source Plus offers full text for 700 regional, national, and international newspapers; EBSCOhost also includes health, business and children's databases.

ProQuest includes magazines, many full text, some back to 1971, and newspapers, including Gannett papers (Daily Record among them) and the Wall Street Journal.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers offers online access to the New York Times from 1851 to 2007.

Historical Newspapers Extra! Edition: graphical version of the Historical Newspapers content. Includes full-text and full-image articles dating back to the 18th century.

NJ Locations: which NJ libraries have the magazines and newspapers you need? (Rutgers titles are listed separately, in their online catalog).

Politics / Geography / History / Science

Facts On File: this mega-database is an excellent resource for grades 4-12 in biography, science, geography, and history; includes maps and images.

*Funded by: NJ State Library, New Jersey Library Network, and Library Services & Technology Act (LSTA).