377 ELKWOOD AVENUE
NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ 07974
908-665-0311

All Online Resources

For assistance, please call the library at (908) 665-0311 x4, or contact us via the web form.

Academic Search Premier
A multidisciplinary research database with articles from over 3,000 full-text journals and magazines.

Ancestry Library Edition
Research your family tree by searching the US Federal Census (1790 - 1940), the Social Security Death Index, draft registration records, passenger lists, directories, narratives, probate records, land title records, and some Canadian and UK census records. Ancestry Library Edition can only be accessed via library wifi or library computers.

BookBrowse                                                                                                                                    
Book group resources, book reviews, book news, editor's choices, read-alikes, author interviews and biographies, games and more.  BookBrowse includes only fiction and non-fiction titles that BookBrowse editors find to be exceptional.

BookPage
A monthly publication with book reviews and author interviews. Print copies are free at the library.  

BrainFuse HelpNow 
Submit questions to live tutors daily from 2 PM to 10 PM, track homework assignments, and access flashcards and practice tests. Students can share files with tutors for review in the Writing Lab. 

Business Source Elite
Full-text coverage of top business, management, and economics journals and periodicals. Covers topics such as accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, sales and more.

Comics Plus
Thousands of comic books, manga and graphic novel ebooks for ages 5 through adult. Comics Plus titles are always available and work on smart phones, desktops and tablets.  

Computer Skills Center
Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, Microsoft Office products including Excel and Word, the Internet, and your operating system.

Consumer Reports
Product reviews and articles on consumer protection issues. Click "Search within this publication" or browse by issue date. 

Data Axle Reference Solutions
Directory of millions of U.S. businesses, residents, and health care providers, Canadian businesses and residents, and job listings. Click "Agree to Terms & Conditions" to gain access. Formerly known as ReferenceUSA.

eLibraryNJ.Overdrive.com
Read e-books and listen to audiobooks in the Libby by Overdrive app or on a Kindle. Books may have waiting lists. Need a book right now? Browse available ebooks and audiobooks and Kindle books. Log in with your library card barcode number and PIN (last 4 digits of your card number).

ERIC
A database of education literature and resources (some results are full-text articles, some results are citations only). 

Explora Primary Schools
Look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects and homework with a visual, easy to browse interface. For grades K-5.

Explora Secondary Schools
Look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects and homework with a visual, easy to browse interface. For grades 6-12.

Global Road Warrior (formerly Travel Tool)
An extensive country-by-country resource for learning about culture, customs, history, and language worldwide, with difficult-to-find information related to culture, business, travel, and local living.

GreenFILE
Search journal and magazine articles and government resources on the environment, environmental hazards, and minimizing negative impacts.

HealthSource: Consumer Edition
Search for articles in health magazines, pamphlets and reference books that were written for the public, not the medical community.

HealthSource: Nursing/Academic Edition 
Search for journal articles on nursing and allied health topics, including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law and more.

HeritageQuest
Search Census records, family histories, wills & probate records, city directories, military records, immigration records, the Social Security Death Index, cemeteries and more. 

Hoopla Digital
Read e-books and comics, listen to audiobooks and music or watch movies in the Hoopla Digital app or on their website. There are no waiting lists. However, the library has a daily budget max. If you hit it, you'll need to try to check out your item again the next day or after midnight. You will need your library card barcode number and PIN (last four digits of your library card barcode number) to create a free account.

Image Collection
More than 1 million images, mostly photographs and maps, with an emphasis on world news and events. Other areas of coverage include contemporary and historical photos of people, places, and the natural kingdom.

Independent Press
Local newspapers from the 1960s, 1970s and 1990s.

JerseyCat - ILL
Search the collections of all New Jersey public libraries and many college libraries with JerseyCat. You may also place interlibrary loan requests.

JerseyClicks                                                                           
Electronic resources provided to New Jersey’s libraries by the New Jersey State Library and the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Job and Career Accelerator - Access ended June 30, 2022
Explore careers; create resumes and cover letters; learn interview techniques; search job listings.

Kanopy
A video streaming service with more than 30,000 films, with a focus on independent, classic, foreign or documentary films. The Kids section features adaptations of picture books, movies and TV shows for children.

Legal Information Reference Center
Thousands of legal forms and the full text of many top consumer legal reference books.

Literary Reference Center
Literary journals, reference books and other publications provide literary criticism, plot summaries, author biographies and interviews, and more. Literary Reference Center also contains the full text of selected poems, short stories and classic texts.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
More than 3,000 on demand courses on tech, business and creative courses including 3D and animation, audio and music, business, CAD, design, developer, education and e-learning, IT, marketing, photography courses, and video and web. Log in with your library card number and PIN (last 4 digits of your library card barcode number).

Mango Languages 
Customizable courses for more than 70 world languages, including English taught in other languages, in a highly-rated app or online in your browser.  To get started, click "Sign Up" and have your library card barcode number handy.

MasterFILE Elite
Full-text magazines, periodicals and reference books on a wide range of subject areas, and an extensive collection of photos, maps and flags.

MiddleSearch Plus
Popular middle school magazines and reference books, as well as biographies and primary source documents.

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

NJ MVC Practice Driving Tests & Manual 

Study the NJ Driving Manual and take practice tests to prepare you for the written test to earn your New Jersey Graduated License permit. Free downloadable manual and free practice tests online for all ages.

Newspaper Source Plus
Search millions of articles from select newspapers including The Record (Hackensack, NJ) and The Press of Atlantic City, newswires including the Associated Press, news magazines, and national television and radio show transcripts.

NoveList
Book descriptions, reviews, and discussion guides; award and series information. Look up a favorite book to see read-alike recommendations, or browse books by genre or appeal (pace/character/writing style).

NoveList K-8
For children and teens. Recommended reading lists by genre (for example: humor), age (0-8, 9-12, teen), award name, and appeal (pace/character/writing style). Look up a favorite book to see read-alike recommendations.  

NPML Digital Archives
Local newspapers from 1966-67,1973,1990,1992-94, and 2006-2009, plus the New Providence Scrapbook, a digitized collection of news clippings and other materials related to New Providence and NJ history.

Peterson's Test and Career Prep
Discover comprehensive test prep and career solutions for both students and adults from Peterson's, a world-leading educational provider and publisher.

Points of View
Essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Over 200 topics, each with an overview, argument and opposing argument

Primary Search
Popular elementary school magazines in full-text. Articles have Lexile levels.

Referencia Latina
Revistas y libros de texto completo. General interest magazines and reference books in Spanish.

Regional Business News
Regional business journals, newspapers and newswires in the United States and Canada, in full text.

Small Business Reference Center
Offers a comprehensive resource for small business owners and those starting a business. Full text of top consumer small business reference books, as well as business videos, a help and advice section, and details on how to create business plans.

Teacher Reference Center
Offers indexing and abstracts for more than 220 peer-reviewed journals for teachers. 

TumbleBooks
Animated, talking picture books for children plus read-along chapter books, National Geographic videos, non-fiction books, graphic novels and math stories.

Cold weather is upon us!

Do you think about curling up with a good book?  We are, of course, the home of good books.  And lots more.  We have some fantastic streaming services where you can get premium content for free.  We have ebooks and eaudiobooks so that you can curl up with your mobile device.  Winter is a great time to plan your exploration of new worlds and Mango Languages can help.  Can't get to the library for your tutoring session?  Check out Brainfuse and get personal assistance for free!

If you do decide to step out, join us for crafts, story times, interest clubs, movie discussions, book clubs and great concerts.   Oh, and don't forget AfterWords, our bookstore downstairs, for great deals on books you never have to return!

We've just scratched the surface of all the programming and resources we offer.  Get the complete picture on our Event Calendar.

 

377 ELKWOOD AVENUE
NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ 07974
908-665-0311