Online Research

Use Britannica Library to discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, e-books, and other learning resources.

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JerseyClicks is New Jersey’s online research portal for all state residents. The databases cover such subjects as consumer information, health, history, business, education, science, current events, literature, and popular fiction.  

EBSCOhost is a collection of databases that offers full-text articles, abstracts, and images from over 1,700 popular periodicals.

NoveList answers the question: What should I read next? Perfect for fiction lovers, NoveList offers lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, book talk guides, recommended reads, and more. Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

HeritageQuest Online  is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical resources that will help New Jersey residents find their ancestors.  Provided by the New Jersey State Library.

Legal Information Reference Center provides exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, contains more than 225 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. 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.

Peterson’s Test and Career Prep helps students and adults be better prepared down the road for both college and their career. Discover comprehensive test prep and career solutions from Peterson’s, a world-leading educational provider.   All free with your library card!

Reference Solutions (Formerly Reference USA) provides detailed, current directory information on more than 12 million U.S. Businesses, 102 million U.S. residents, 683,000 U.S. healthcare providers, as well as 1 million Canadian businesses and 11 million Canadian residents.

Health Source: Consumer Edition.  This rich collection of consumer health information provides access to full-text consumer health magazines and reference books. It also includes searchable full text for current health pamphlets.


Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit member organization that works side by side with consumers for truth, transparency, and fairness in the marketplace. Trusted since 1936, the publication runs rigorous tests on a wide range of products from automobiles to water heaters.

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