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Online Resources

Academic Search Premier                                                                                                                    
A selection of 4,500 full-text articles from journals, magazines and papers with indexing for another 4,000 on a wide variety of topics.   

Ancestry Library Edition
Search the US Federal Census from 1790 to 1940, plus the Social Security Death Index, draft registration records, passenger lists, directories, narratives, probate and land title records with some Canadian and UK census records. Available only in the library.

Book club resources, discussion questions, author interviews, read-alike lists, new book buzz and more.

Business Source Elite                                                                                                                        
Full text for over 1,000 business publications dating back to 1985. Includes over 10,100 company profiles from Datamonitor.  Updated daily.

Consumer Reports
Product reviews and consumer protection issues. Click "Search within this publication" or browse for the latest issue. 

Ebooks and digital audiobooks for Kindles, phones, tablets and PCs from a consortium of central NJ libraries. For best results, sign in with your library card number before you search for a title. Your PIN is the last 4 digits of your library card number. Available online, or through the Libby by Overdrive app.

Provides access to journals from the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.

Gale Virtual Reference                                                                                                                      
Over 800,000 documents including encyclopedias and reference volumes on a variety of topics from history and culture to law, business, science, religion and health, literature, sports and biography.

A collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.

hoopla digital
Check out up to 5 feature films, documentaries, music albums, ebooks (including travel guides) and eaudiobooks a month. All titles are always available; no waiting lists. Available online or through the hoopla app. When you create an account you'll be asked for your library card number and PIN (last four digits of the library card number).

Image Collection                                                                                                                               
More than 1 million images including photographs, images from Canadian Press/Getty Images/UPI, maps from Antenna Audio and photos from public domain sources on a wide array of topics including news, events, people and places and animals.

JerseyCat - ILL
If you can't find what you are looking for at NPML, try this link to search other libraries.  Loans are subject to restrictions. Generally, items published in the last 6 months may not be requested here.

Over 22 databases provide info on nearly any topic.  With content geared to elementary, middle and high school students as well as adults.  Resources on biography, business, health, career, legal, literary, military and environmental topics.  Includes Reference USA.

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

Legal Information Reference Center                                                                                                 
Offers full text on over 225 consumer legal reference books and thousands of legal forms.  Many of the reference books are provided through Nolo.

Literary Reference Center                                                                                                              
Combines reference works, books & literary journals and offers plot summaries, synopses, overviews, literary criticism, biographies, journals, book reviews, poems, short stories, classic texts and author interviews.

Lynda.com offers a library of more than 3,000 online learning courses in a wide variety of topics including advanced software, accounting, art, creativity, education, video production, music, screenwriting, presentations and photography.  These are only a few of the topics available with excellent video and audio quality available. Your PIN is the last four digits of your library card number.  

MasterFILE Elite                                                                                                                                 
Provides full text on more than 1,050 general reference publications with coverage back to 1984 and also includes an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps and flags.

MiddleSearch Plus                                                                                                                          
Offers full text on over 150 popular, middle school magazines, thousands of biographies, historical essays and student pamphlets.  Includes indexing and abstracts for nearly 200 magazines.  Full text articles have a reading level indicator (Lexiles).

Military & Government Collection                                                                                                        
Offers current news on all branches of the military and government including a collection of 300 periodicals and academic journals.

Read-alikes, book discussion questions, searches by plot/author and reading suggestions for adults. 

NoveList K-8                                                                                                                                      
Read-alikes, book discussion questions, searches by plot/author and coverage of award winners along with recommended reading lists and curriculum connection. For children's and teen titles.

Points of View                                                                                                                                 
Offers a full-text database that provides students with essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. There are over 200 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument).

Primary Search                                                                                                                              
Designed specifically for elementary school libraries and public library children’s rooms and containing full text for more than 60 popular, elementary school magazines with assigned reading level indicators (Lexiles).

RBdigital Magazines
Mobile access to a selection of 50 magazines from phone, tablet or laptop.  Read anytime, anywhere and access 12 months of back issues, too.  Download the free app to read magazines offline. RBdigital was made possible through the generous support of the Friends of NPML.

Reference USA                                                                                                                     
If you are having issues accessing Reference USA, click here and try it again (this is the library's secure https website). You might need to try a different browser or clear your cache.  Provides detailed, current directory information on millions of U.S. businesses, residents, and healthcare providers, plus Canadian businesses and residents.  

Referencia Latina                                                                                                                               
Una coleccion de revistas hispanicas con textos completes.  Abarca negocios, salud, tecnologia, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.

Regional Business News                                                                                                                    
Offers full text coverage for 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Updated daily.

Rosetta Stone                                                                                                                                 
Innovative, personalized language learning and reading programs in 31 languages from Arabic to Vietnamese. Available online or through the Rosetta Stone app.

Small Business Reference Center                                                                                                         
Offers a comprehensive resource for small business owners and those  starting a business.  With full-text periodicals, reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books on topics ranging from planning, financing and managing a business to exit strategies.

Teacher Reference Center                                                                                                                 
Offers indexing and abstracts for hundreds of periodicals, 96% of which are peer-reviewed.  Topics include: Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education.

Travel Tool - Global Road Warrior
Comprehensive country info for travelers or homework assignments including maps, customs, political situation, history, census stats, hotels and restaurants and more.

Kids can read and listen to books online with puzzles and games, too.