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A database of private foundation tax returns (Form 990-PF). Searchable by foundation name or employer identification number.
The world’s largest collection of international recipes and global food culture. Also includes hundreds of short videos demonstrating cooking techniques and basic recipes.
Tens of thousands of articles and abstracts from academic journals, industry-specific magazines, and peer-reviewed publications from around the world, dating back to 1911. Also includes 75,000+ videos by the Associated Press from 1930 to present times.
Stream Oscar, Emmy, and Peabody Award-winning documentaries, as well as content from the Biography Channel, History Channel, HBO documentaries, National Geographic, PBS, TED talks, and more. Also includes how-to videos for fitness, cooking, gardening, the arts, skills within trades, and other leisurely and professional skills. (For children, see Just For Kids streaming video.)
Covers over 500 years of African-American experiences, history, and culture. Investigate a topic with a video or slideshow overview, or use the menu of topics and eras to dig more deeply into a particular subject. Includes key figures and events, famous speeches, maps and graphs for particular topics with descriptions, primary sources, in-depth timelines, and more.
Access requires a librarian to help. Original equipment manufacturer service and repair information for 1982-to-current vehicles including diagrams. Also includes technical service bulletins and factory recall notices, parts numbers & prices (OEM) and labor costs, OEM maintenance schedules.
Stay informed with hundreds of vetted news sources spanning across the U.S., including The Trentonian (2000 – present), The Times (1993 – present), Bergen County’s The Record (1985 – 2022), and the New York Post (1999 – present). The collection’s complete list of news sources can be found by clicking on “A-Z Source List” at the top of the page after entering the resource. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.
A searchable database of individual articles from 44 different news magazines, including Harvard Health publications, Mother Earth News, Philadelphia Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, and more.
The top doctors who are listed were nominated by their peers in an extensive survey process of thousands of American doctors each year. These Top Doctors’ medical educations, training, hospital appointments, disciplinary histories – and much more – are screened by the Castle Connolly physician-led research team. Those doctors who are among the very best in their specialties and in their communities are selected for inclusion. Doctors do not and cannot pay to be included in any Castle Connolly Guide or online directory.
Current statistical information on the top 100 cities for business and living in the United States. On the left side of the page, “Top-Rated Smaller Cities” is also available for 135 more U.S. cities. The cities can be evaluated by grocery prices, home value distributions, housing vacancies, monthly rent, air quality, local religious affiliations, income distributions, presidential election results, health insurance coverage, and more.
The most comprehensive range of information on American culture and history in one user-friendly resource. Learners can explore videos and slideshow overviews, or navigate through menus that are organized by era, subject, or key events. Content ranges from Colonial times to the present, and includes biographies, primary sources, images, timelines, and maps and graphs, and more.
Covers over 15,000 years of Native American culture and history. Learners can briefly explore videos and slideshow overviews, or navigate through menus that are organized by American regions (e.g., the Arctic, Great Plains, the Northeast, etc.), by subject, or by key eras. Also includes an index of more than 200 Tribes and Native communities, and content throughout the resource covers more than 600 Tribal communities.
Covers the important people, events, legislation, and issues relevant to the study of women’s history in the United States.
Over 4 billion records in census data, vital records, directories, and photos.
Explores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia.
A collection hosted by the Historical Society of Ocean Gove. The paper was originally founded as the Shore Press, then in 1895 it was renamed as the Asbury Park Daily Press and the Asbury Park Sunday Press. Entire issues can be downloaded in PDF format to easily print and save for later use. Digitized issues of the Sunday Press are not included, and some gaps exist in date coverage.
Entire issues of the Asbury Park Evening Press, dating back to 1905. There are no archived issues from 1963, however any missing issues can be found on microfilm at the Headquarters Library Branch in Manalapan, or at the Eastern Branch Library in Shrewsbury, New Jersey. Whole pages from the digitized issues can be downloaded in PDF format to easily print and save for later use.
Entire issues of the Asbury Park Press, dating back to 1974. Whole pages from the digitized issues can be downloaded in PDF format to easily print and save for later use.
Text versions of individual articles published within The Asbury Park Press, dating back to 1999. The articles can be downloaded in PDF format to easily print and save for later use. To see entire issues of the Asbury Park Press on microfilm, please visit the Headquarters Library Branch in Manalapan, or the Eastern Branch Library in Shrewsbury, NJ.
Full text biographies, obituaries, and photographs for thousands of popular subjects from biographical reference sources.
Full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies. Provides superior coverage for several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published).
Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.
Lists manufacturers and distributors from small businesses to large corporations, from both the public and private sectors. Provides complete coverage of U.S. consumer brands; manufacturers, importers and…
Search and view electronically accessible reference books. The reference books are organized by title but the collection is searchable as a whole.
Articles from journals and business magazines covering all industries and their needs, including marketing, management, accounting, finance, economics, and more. Also includes 8000+ business case studies, 900+ country economic reports, 7,000+ industry reports, and 5,500+ SWOT analyses for various companies.
Career guidance books and the Historical Encyclopedia of American Business.
Complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on U.S. and international authors.
Provides a library of printable teacher-handout material for the middle school, high school, and junior college curriculum.
View digital versions of this popular reference series for children. Listen, if you prefer, and/or translate the text into different world languages. (Many of the titles are also available to check out from branch libraries.)
Driving test preparation. Includes 11 car practice tests, 8 motorcycle practice tests, 3 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests, 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL) and a FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.
EBSCOhost is an intuitive online research platform used by thousands of institutions and millions of users worldwide.
Education-related articles and abstracts from thousands of journals, books, studies, curriculum guides, dissertations and more. Searches can be limited by education level – such as Early Childhood Education, or limited by audience – such as teachers, parents, or administrators.
Comprehensive source of detailed information concerning nonprofit American membership organizations of national scope. Covers more than 23,000 organizations in categories such as trade, business, and…
Provides comprehensive information on associations and societies that are organized and function at the regional (both interstate and intrastate), state, county, city, neighborhood, and local levels….
This encyclopedia identifies live, print and electronic sources of information. Covers various types of resources including directories, databases, newsletters, indexes, research centers, etc. within each…
Information which can be searched by keyword or by topic in magazines, reference books, photos and more specially designed for kids in grades K-8.
We are a FamilySearch Affiliate Library. Not all records accessible at the Family History Center are accessible at an Affiliated Library. Access is available in the library only.
Provides detailed profiles of more than 3,300 jobs and 94 industries, invaluable advice on career skills, more than 48,000 resource entries, and much more!
Encyclopedic entries offering general information covering a variety of subject areas searchable by keyword.
American Wholesalers and Distributors Directory, Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources, Brands and Their Companies, Business Rankings Annual, Market Share Reporter.
Online library of reference titles for multi-disciplinary research, including texts related to American and world history, biography, health, arts, business, travel, religion, multicultural studies, and more. Children’s resources are also included.
Electronic editions of the complete print series including Contemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Twentieth Century Literary Criticism, Contemporary Authors, Short Story Criticism, Poetry Criticism.
The world’s most extensive country-by-country resource for learning about culture, customs, history, and language worldwide. Global Road Warrior™ consists of 175 Country Guides of 119 topics each.
Information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment. The collection includes scholarly, governmental, and general-interest titles that focus on climate change, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Greyhouse Reference Books are viewable in Salem Press Online. Offerings include : Comparative Guide to American Elementary & Secondary Schools 2019, Profiles of New Jersey, America’s Top-Rated Smaller Cities, This is Who We Were 1880-1899, Value of a Dollar: 1860-2014, and Encyclopedia of the Continental Congresses.
Search and view electronically accessible reference books. The reference books are organized by title but the collection is searchable as a whole.
Includes content to further study topics in health, including alternative medicine, psychology, diseases, genetics, mental health, nutrition, and more.
Provides clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body.
Information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences, childcare, sports medicine, and general health.
Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 to the present day. HeritageHub includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Access is available 24/7.
HeritageQuest Online provides genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s.
The New Jersey State Library’s list of digitized historic papers for Monmouth County. The list includes free access to the Asbury Park Journal (1876 – 1901), the Matawan Independent (1954 – 2000), the Matawan Journal (1869 – 1973), the Ocean Grove Times (1875 – 1986), a collection of various newspapers from Belmar (1881 – 1974), and New Jersey’s oldest Black-owned newspaper which was based on Red Bank: The Echo (1904 – 1943). Issues of The Echo have variable quality, but have been digitized in two formats – light or dark – to help enable better viewing.
Over seventy historic newspaper collections from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Vermont. Sources include The Bergen Record (1922 – 1960) and The Record (1960 – 2009). A complete list of included titles can be found by clicking on “Publications” within the top menu of the collection’s home page.
Includes content to further study topics in social studies and history, both within the US and around the world. International topics include ancient civilization, Medieval history, modern world history, world religions, and more. National topics include 20th century decades in the US, American political history, civil rights, Colonial American history, domestic economic history, military history, modern history, and more.
Offers full text from reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more many history periodicals. Provides access to historical documents, biographies of historical figures, historical photos and maps, and historical videos.
Company information: Includes reports about public and private companies, such as descriptive summaries and profiles, lists of top competitors (including comparisons of financial ratios for the selected company relative to its competitors, the market segment and industry), products and operations summary (annual figures for most recent year available), and lists of company officers. Users can also access summary income statements and balance sheets. Please report access problems from home to email@example.com
Weekly newspaper serving Hazlet, Matawan, Keyport, Holmdel, Lawrence Harbor, and Marlboro. Digitized copies from March, 1972-March 1, 2000.
Databases funded by the NJ State Library. They may be accessed using ANY New Jersey library card number.
Collection of full-text, keyword-searchable academic journals that cover the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs.**At this time there may be difficulty retrieving certain articles from home. If this problem occurs, they should be available in the library. A copy can be emailed to you.
Educational videos children want to watch—Sesame Street, The Electric Company, The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss, The Berenstain Bears, Franklin, and thousands more—plus songs, games, and other interactives that are sure to entertain, educate, and inspire.
Academic and career-centered practice tests, tutorials, e-books, flashcards and articles in English and Spanish. Practice tests cover improving results within K-12 subjects, college entrance exams, GED tests, citizenship exams, TOEIC exams, and specialized career exams.
Tutorials on how to use Windows computers, navigate through the internet, use social media, and important internet safety tips. Also includes introductory courses on Microsoft Office applications – including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word.
Tutorials, practice tests, e-books, flashcards and articles on career-centered skills in English and Spanish – including salary negotiation, resume building, email etiquette, and job interviewing. Practice tests cover many exams used within the military, nursing, teaching, electricians, commercial drivers’ licenses, law enforcement, real estate, and more.
A collection for legal research. Browse through legal subjects such as Wills and Family Affairs, or access Nolo books from home. Nolo books offer self-help guides for easy understanding of the law. Also includes a section to browse for legal forms that can be printed out for later use.
Online video software and technique training courses for a number of disciplines: 3D design, video, business, photography, web design, graphic design, and more. Explore and search through a variety of topics, all while tracking your progress and course completion. First time users should select “Get Started” and login with their 14 digit library card number without any spaces, and their 4 digit pin. If you do not currently have a pin, you can enter in 0000, or can reach out to the library to set one up.
Includes 26,000+ plot summaries, 210,000+ author biographies, 12,000+ author interviews, over one million book reviews, and articles from hundreds of literary journals. Content can also link with Google Drive and Google Classroom to be shared with students easily.
Assorted digitized books providing critical essays on the works of preeminent authors. Includes the Cyclopedia of Literary Characters, Magill’s Literary Annual, and Masterplots.
Indexing, abstracts, and select full text articles for general interest, health, and science magazines. Also includes full text reference books and health and science-related pamphlets.
Indexing, abstracts, and full text for publications dating back to 1975 covering general reference, business, education, health, science and more. Also includes an image collection and full text travel and reference books, and biographies.
Mergent Intellect is a web-based application that features a deep collection of worldwide business information that enables companies to generate insightful business intelligence. Coupling Mergent’s experience in developing products for the reference marketplace with D&B’s private company database, it offers clients the opportunity to access private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and much more. There is also a job search function that can be utilized to find jobs by industry.
Provides information for publicly traded U.S. and International companies. Includes 15 years of historical financial information (balance sheet, income statement, etc.), segment data, ratios, stock price data, SEC filings, annual reports, history, etc. Create and download individual company reports or company comparison reports.
Articles from more than 140 popular magazines for middle school students covering a variety of general school subjects, including thousands of biographies, maps, images, and articles on history and the sciences. Articles also include reading level indicators.
Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history—from mid-15th century to the present.
An investment resource that covers thousands of stocks and funds. Includes financial news and commentary, portfolio analysis, detailed breakdowns of investment options, investment tools, online classes, live webinars, and more. Access is limited, so if the site is not opening, then please check back later. After finished with the resource, please exit the screen to help keep access as open as possible.
Text versions of individual articles published within The New York Times. Issues date back to 1980 and include The New York Times Book Review and Sunday Magazine. Each issue is indexed thoroughly, giving access to news stories and information on the arts, sports, business, and popular culture, editorials, obituaries, and more.
Digitally archived issues of The New York Times from 1851 onwards. This historical newspaper collection provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable coverage of the politics, society, and events through more than twenty-five million articles that span across 148 years of history.
Individual articles from nearly 500 US newspapers, articles from 700+ international newspapers such as Hindustan Times, Toronto Star and Xinhua, as well as transcripts from more than two million TV and radio news broadcasts – including ABC News, CBC, CNN, and PBS.
A popular American news magazine that is published weekly. It provides in-depth analysis and ideas on domestic and international issues, technology, business, culture, and politics. The collection includes individual articles from issues going back to 1991.
Provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press, United Press International, PR Newswire, Xinhua, CNN Wire, and Business Wire on a continuous basis. Users can immediately access the full text of the web content, by following the link in the record.
Explore recreational reading interests as well as nonfiction reading materials for children and students from preschool through middle school.
Comprehensive readers advisory resource. In addition to the fiction database that NoveList offers, NoveList Plus adds nonfiction to provide a complete solution for your readers. With NoveList Plus, you can find titles, articles, and lists for you fiction and nonfiction needs.
Outlines differing views across hundreds of topics to help develop arguments and critical thinking skills. Topics include Censorship, the Environment, Human Rights, Immigration, Voting, and more. Some examples of recently added subjects include Remote Learning, Free College Tuition, and Political Rhetoric.
A resource for Elementary education. Includes sections from 200+ children’s books on general education topics, and articles from 100+ magazines, including American Girl, National Geographic Kids, Ranger Rick, Sports Illustrated Kids, and Time for Kids. Articles also include Lexile reading level indicators.
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of high quality education journals, including peer-reviewed titles.
A collection hosted by Middletown Public Library, which includes digitized issues of the Red Bank Register (1878 – 1964). Later, the paper was renamed as the Daily Register (1964 – 1991).
Directory and profile information on millions of U.S. businesses. Searchable by size, location, type of business, and more.
Articles and information in the Spanish language. Content includes information on popular and modern topics in Latin America and the US, and is also organized by subjects including the Arts, History, Immigration, Religion, and more.
Comprehensive coverage for regional businesses in journal, newspaper, and newswire publications, most of which are in full text.
Personalized language and reading programs that drive positive learning outcomes in thousands of schools, businesses, government organizations and for millions of individual learners.
Provee reportes completos basados en evidencias y fichas de datos relacionados a todos los aspectos de la salud y el bienestar. Reportes específicos por tema que cubren todos los aspectos de la salud, dan información general importante en relación a enfermedades, afecciones y procedimientos de diversos tratamientos.
Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.
Contains full text articles from science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
Includes content to further study topics in the sciences, including animals, astronomy, biology, chemistry, climate studies, computer science, engineering, environmental science, mathematics, physics, and more.
Information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.
Illustrated biographical profiles of approximately 75 children’s authors and artists.
A database that covers New Jersey’s most popular newspaper: The Star-Ledger. The collection includes web-published articles (2007 – the present), individual articles from the newspapers and the NJ.com website (1989 – the present), and digitized copies of entire newspapers in the images collection (2017 – the present).
Current events database provides indexing, abstracts, and full text information for students and researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries, and popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms.
A collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books), Chapter Book Read Alongs, Graphic Novels, Videos, and Tumble Puzzles & Games. Reading fun for everyone from home or in the library.
A collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books), Read Alongs, and Tumble Puzzles & Games. Reading fun for everyone from home or in the library.
Over 1,200 digital collections of national news sources within the USA, including The Washington Post (1987 – present), Los Angeles Times (1996 – present), The Boston Globe (1997 – present), USA Today (1987 – present), and Chicago Tribune (2017 – present). Spanish news sources include El Diario NY (1992 – present), La Opinion (1992 – present) La Raza (2007 – present), and more. A complete list of included titles can be found by clicking on “Publications” within the top menu of the collection’s home page.
Hundreds of northeastern news sources from Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Sources include the Courier Post (1999 – present), The Philadelphia Inquirer (1983 – present), and The Wall Street Journal (1984 – present). A complete list of included titles can be found by clicking on “Publications” within the top menu of the collection’s home page.
Choose from over 500 online continuing education courses (everything from ABC’s of Algebra to Yoga 101). CEU Certificates documenting course completion (online, printable and downloadable PDFs). Continuing Education Units (CEUs) – Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). First time users may use their library card number to set up a user name and password for future access.
On-line access to Value Line’s leading publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as special situation stocks.
Full text articles from the Wall Street Journal, Eastern Edition from 1984 – current.
Access at Eastern and Headquarters only. Primary law including federal and all states’ statutes, case law, administrative codes, and selected analytical items, i.e. legal encyclopedia, legal forms and more.
With a dynamic new design, new and updated content, and exciting new features, The World Almanac® for Kids is the ideal one-stop reference resource for intermediate-level students.
The World Almanac® for Kids Elementary edition is the ideal one-stop reference resource for primary students. Covering subjects in math, science, and a variety of others, this resource is full of fun videos, interesting facts, and games for kids to learn and enjoy!
This comprehensive reference site makes it easy to study all aspects of a country, with facts at a glance and in-depth coverage through country entries, maps, statistics, news articles, a gazetteer, and more.