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Full Index to Resources A-Z

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

American Heritage
The archive (1949-present) of the oldest, most widely known and respected popular U.S. history magazine.  Great for student reports.

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.

Booklist Reader
A monthly publication with quality book and audiobook reviews, read-alikes, top 10 lists, and author interviews - for all ages.

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.

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 Library Information Prescription
CLIP program is a free medical information service provided by the Atlantic Health System Libraries. CLIP medical librarians help you get accurate, easy to understand, relevant and up-to-date resources on conditions, diseases, and procedures.

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.

Encyclopedia Britannica
Explore the fact-checked online encyclopedia from Encyclopaedia Britannica with hundreds of thousands of objective articles and biographies.

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.

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
HeritageQuest provides genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s. It is rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.  It provides the same census data as Ancestry.com for the US, UK and Canada.  Unlike Ancestry, you need to select the collection you wish to search (for example, all censuses) before searching for a person.

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.  JerseyCat should only be used if the book does not appear in the MAIN Library Alliance catalog.

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

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 Source
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
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.

New Providence Municipal Budget
Select "User Friendly Budget" and "New Providence Borough" from the drop down menus. The budget will download as an Excel file.

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.

Overdrive
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).

The Palace Project
Download the Palace Project app in Google Play or the App Store to read or listen to over 20,000 free ebooks and audiobooks curated by the Digital Public Library of America and the New Jersey State Library. Choose the New Jersey State Library as your library.

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 en español. 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 Source
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.

The Wall Street Journal
US business and economic-focused international daily newspaper based in New York. Log in with your 14 digit library card barcode and PIN (last four digits of your card), then sign in to the Wall Street Journal for free 3-day access to WSJ.com.  When your 3 days are up, come back to this link and then sign into the WSJ again.

Come inside and connect!

Welcome to your NEW New Providence Memorial Library!

If you haven't visited us lately, be sure to come in and experience all that has changed. Our new layout has something for everyone. Browse our new displays, choose your favorite spot to cozy up and read, or sit down to work. Explore our expanded catalog now that we're part of the MAIN Library Alliance. You can request materials in our online catalog from any member library to be delivered here for you to pickup, if we don't have what you need in house. 

We are thrilled to be FINE FREE in an effort to encourage you to come back and keep borrowing. Your library card is your key to all free subscriptions, online resources, and digital materials, too. So get your library card and make a note of your barcode number!

Come discover, collaborate and connect with Your Library this winter and all year long. Visit our Calendar for our program schedule. Join us!

We look forward to seeing you here,

~ Stacey Maisch, Library Director

Upcoming Events

Feb 01 10:00AM-Teen Winter Reading Challenge
Feb 26 04:30PM-NP Chess Club Lecture
Feb 26 05:30PM-NP Chess Club Play
Feb 26 05:30PM-Teen Volunteer Training
Feb 26 07:00PM-Silent Book Club