Research Databases and Other Resources

Types of Databases

All Things E : eBooks, Audiobooks, Magazines, Movies & Music

Business and Careers

Children and Students

Genealogy and History

Language Learning

Legal Forms

Local Info for Seniors

Literature

Newspapers and Magazines

Online Courses

Science and Health

Travel Guides

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Databases by Name

ABCMouse: Learn to read with phonics and games (in-library use only)
Academic Search Premier: Academic journals (also contained in EBSCO)
Ancestry: Genealogy (in-library use only)
Ancestry home access – click on this link and then enter password (first 5 digits of your BHPL library card #) – available through 6/30/20
AtoZ the USA: State facts, maps, photos and more
AtoZ World Food: Recipes and food culture for hundreds of countries
AtoZ World Travel: World city travel guides (mobile-friendly)
AudioBookCloud: Streaming audiobooks for all ages
Biography Reference Center: Biographical resources
Bloom’s Literature: Literary criticism and analysis
BookFlix: Animated children’s books and read-alongs
Business Source Premier: Business magazines including Harvard Business Review
Consumer Reports: Product reviews. Click “Search within this publication”
Creativebug: Online art & craft video classes
Coronavirus Research Database (Proquest) – contains openly available articles & research related to coronaviruses
EBSCO: Journals, magazines, newspapers & reference books
eLibraryNJ: Downloadable audiobooks and ebooks from OverDrive
Family Search: Free online access to genealogical and historical records
Ferguson’s Career Center: Career profiles and advice
Flipster: Borrow Consumer Reports and People Magazine online
freegal: Stream music (currently unlimited) and download up to 3 songs/week. Listen in the Freegal Music app, or on your computer.
Glassdoor: An inside look at jobs and companies
GreenFile: Environmental journal articles
Health Reference Center: Articles, illustrations, videos on diseases and health topics
HealthSource Consumer Edition: Consumer health reference sources
HealthSource Nursing/Academic Edition: Nursing and allied health sources
HeritageQuest: U.S. Census records from 1790-1940
History Reference Center: History journal articles
hoopla: Download audiobooks, comics, ebooks, movies, music, and TV programs
Independent Press/Ledger Local: Local newspaper. IP: Aug. 2006 – May 2015, LL: June 2015- current
Infobase Learning: History, careers, literary criticism
JerseyClicks: Magazine and journal articles
Job & Career Accelerator: Training for job seekers
kanopy: Streaming video service for films, documentaries and instructional courses.
Legal Information Reference Center: Legal forms and Nolo handbooks & guides
Literary Reference Center: Literary criticism
Lynda.com: Online courses in software, business & creative skills. PIN = last 4 digits of your phone #
MasterFile Premier: General magazines and reference books (also in EBSCO)
Military and Government Collection: Military and government periodicals
New York Times: Receive free access to nytimes.com for 24 hours
New York Times Historical: New York Times articles, 1857-2014
Newspaper Source: Regional newspapers (also contained in EBSCO)
Novelist: Book info, reading lists, & discussion questions
Novelist K-8: Reading lists for kindergarten through grades 8
Points of View: Opposing viewpoints on current issues
Pronunciator: Online language learning for 80 languages
RBDigital: (formerly OneClickDigital) Audiobooks and classic ebooks
RBDigital Magazines: (formerly Zinio) Popular magazines in digital format
ReferenceUSA: Directory of public & private businesses
Referencia Latina: Articles in Spanish/ En español
Regional Business News: Regional business publications (also in EBSCO)
RomanceBookCloud: Collection of Romance eBooks
Rosetta Stone: Online language immersion courses for 30 languages
Salem Press:  Masterplots (literary synopses), Great Events & Lives in History, Encyclopedia of Global Warming, & medical reference books
Scholastic Go: Encyclopedias; Grolier Multimedia and New Book of Knowledge
Science Online: Topics from wide range of sciences; experiments; diagrams and videos.
Science Reference Center: Science journals
Small Business Reference Center: Business forms and guides
Star-Ledger: Articles from the Newark newspaper from 1989 to today
Teacher Reference Center: Education journals
TeenBookCloud: Gr 7-12 eBooks
Tumblebooks: Animated storybooks, read-alongs, eBooks that also work on iPads
TumbleMath: Gr K-6 math eBooks
US Newsstream: (formerly National Newspapers) Wall Street Journal, NY Times
World Almanac for Kids: Resources for reports and science projects
Wowbrary: New books, CDs & DVDs at the library this week

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