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Your library card number is required to access subscription online databases, encyclopedias or electronic books from home.  Having a problem accessing a database?  Try these troubleshooting tips

Try our Subject Guides, which offer a number of resources in different categories.

See Subscription Databases - Alphabetical

Multi-Subject Articles -Magazines/ Newspapers Biography Business Consumer Info
Education Employment Environment Foreign Language / Newspapers Genealogy
General Reference Tools Geography Health and Medicine History and Cultures Homework Help
Hot Topics Language Learning Law Literature - Books/Authors Science/Nature
 

MULTI-SUBJECT

EbscoHost
Full Text Magazine Articles. You can choose to search from one or a number of EBSCO databases, including General Reference, Biographies, Health, Business, and Current Events.

Academic Search Premier
Full text for more than 4,600 journals, including nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles, and indexing and abstracts for more than 8,500 journals. This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study

JerseyClicks
New Jersey's statewide portal for searching the statewide full-text databases offered by the New Jersey State Library, the New Jersey Library Network, and funds from the Library Services and Technology Act. These high quality databases cover subjects such as health, history, business, education, science, current events, literature, and popular fiction. The suite also includes Informe, a Spanish language full-text database.

MasterFile Elite
Full text for more than 1,050 general reference publications with coverage dating as far back as 1984. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Elite also includes 52 full text reference books and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps and flags.

See also:  Homework Help - All Ages

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ARTICLES - MAGAZINES/NEWSPAPERS/JOURNALS

If you would like to see which newspapers, magazines and journals are in the library branches please search in our catalog: http://catalog.camdencountylibrary.org .

All EbscoHost Databases
Provides full text for over 1,900 periodicals covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, and much more.   Check boxes next to the databases you wish to search simultaneously.

Courier-Post
Full text from 1999 to the present.

Digital Microfilm - from Proquest
ProQuest Digital Microfilm provides a simple and convenient way to access microfilm content in a digital format. Retrieve, view, print and email digitized images from the Courier-Post, Philadelphia Inquirer, and Wall Street JournalUse this link if you are inside the library.

New York Times Historical Newspapers
Full page and article images  from the New York Times with searchable full text from the first issue in 1851 to 2007. This database searches a number of local newspapers. To search just the NY Times, click on the database tab at the far right and check the box for NY Times.

Global Newsstream
 Includes international, national and regional papers such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Washington Post, plus 85 Gannett papers including the Courier Post.  From Proquest.

 

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BIOGRAPHY

Contemporary Authors
Biographical information on 112,000 modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters.

See also:  Biographical Recommended Websites

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BUSINESS

Business Source Elite
This database includes full text (PDF) coverage dating back as far as 1985, and detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 1,800 journals. Includes detailed company profiles by Datamonitor for the world's 10,000 largest companies.

LexisNexis   
Access over 9,500 news, business, and legal sources. The outstanding news coverage includes deep backfiles and up-to-the-minute stories in national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and foreign-language sources. Use the Company Dossier module to retrieve detailed company information and financial performance measures or identify and compare companies matching specific criteria.
If you are inside the library use this link.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Offers real-time access to comprehensive data and independent analysis on thousands of investments, spanning mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds, and closed-end funds. Library cards starting with a 1 will not be able to access Morningstar.  Please contact the library to get a new card number for access.

If you are inside the library use this link: http://library.morningstar.com 

 Reference USA 
Reference USA contains directory information on 11,000,000 U.S. companies. Search by name, location, and /or industry. Details include number of employees, sales, credit rating, contact person and yellow page/sic category. Reference USA now also contains residential listings, which can be searched by name, address or phone number.

Regional Business News
Regional Business News incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Small Business Reference Center
Provides up to date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business. Learn how to create a business plan, market your business and even learn how make your company more environmentally friendly.

Value Line
The Value Line Research Center includes on-line access to  leading publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as special situation stocks. Library cards starting with a 1 will not be able to access Value Line.  Please contact the library to get a new card number for access.

See also: Company Information and  Small Business Pathfinders.

 

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CONSUMER INFORMATION

All Data Pro Automotive Repair
For use in library branches only, please see a librarian for access.  Access ALLDATA® Repair to view diagnostic and repair information, parts and labor and diagrams.

Consumer Reports through Ebscohost
Consumer Reports from 1981 on. Type "Consumer Reports" in the Publication box and then enter search terms in the Find box.

EDUCATION

ERIC
Provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. ERIC provides full text of more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1000 educational and education-related journals.

Curriculum Resource Center
An electronic library of printable teacher handouts on history, science, and math for elementary, middle, high school and junior college.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center - from Facts on File
Provides profiles of more than 2,050 of today's most popular jobs in more than 94 industries.

Learning Express Library
Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information you need to achieve the results you want -at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you. You will need to create an account in order to save your test results.  For user name use your library card number.  Create your own password.  Then use your library card number and password each time you return to the site.

LISTA
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

Rosetta Stone  
Start your interactive language-learning journey today with Rosetta Stone.  Choose from 30 different languages: Arabic; Chinese (Mandarin); Dari; Dutch; English (American); English (British); Filipino (Tagalog); French; German; Greek; Hebrew; Hindi; Indonesian; Irish; Italian; Japanese; Korean; Latin; Pashto; Persian (Farsi); Polish; Portuguese (Brazil); Russian; Spanish (Latin America); Spanish (Spain); Swahili; SwedishTurkish; Urdu; Vietnamese. Learn to use Rosetta Stone.

Teacher Reference Center
Provides a highly specialized collection of over 500 full text journals, designed for professional educators.

Universal Class
Free and unlimited access to over 500 online courses. Choose from a diverse range of subjects including  computer training,  resume writing, home and garden, health and medicine, hobbies, self-help  and more. Take classes just for fun or earn continuing education units.

See also:  Homeschooling Pathfinder

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EMPLOYMENT

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center  - from Facts on File
Provides profiles of more than 2,050 of today's most popular jobs in more than 94 industries.

Job and Career Accelerator - from Learning Express
Explore over 1,000 occupations and match those that fit your interest. Search available jobs from over 5 million job postings. Create professional resumes and cover letters. Master interviewing skills.  Get tips and advice on how to improve your search each step of the way. Organize and track your job search progress.

Learning Express Library
Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information you need to achieve the results you want -at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you. You will need to create an account in order to save your test results.  For user name use your library card number.  Create your own password.  Then use your library card number and password each time you return to the site.

See also: Employment Pathfinder


ENVIRONMENT

GreenFILE
Well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.


FOREIGN LANGUAGE/NEWSPAPERS

Referencia Latina

Spanish-language database offers content from a variety of sources including thousands of encyclopedia entries, an inclusive collection of images, an atlas, health reports, a Spanish-English dictionary and full text for reference books and general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas.

Rosetta Stone  
Start your interactive language-learning journey today with Rosetta Stone.  Choose from 30 different languages: Arabic; Chinese (Mandarin); Dari; Dutch; English (American); English (British); Filipino (Tagalog); French; German; Greek; Hebrew; Hindi; Indonesian; Irish; Italian; Japanese; Korean; Latin; Pashto; Persian (Farsi); Polish; Portuguese (Brazil); Russian; Spanish (Latin America); Spanish (Spain); Swahili; SwedishTurkish; Urdu; Vietnamese. Learn to use Rosetta Stone.

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GENEALOGY

Heritage Quest
 Includes more than 25,000 published genealogies and local histories digitized, every word searchable, and the entire US Census, 1790-1930.

Ancestry.com 
For use in library branches only.  Library edition of the popular ancestry resource, this database provides access to more than 1.2 billion names and over 3,000 databases, primary source documents and images.

See also: Genealogy Subject Guide

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GENERAL REFERENCE TOOLS

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
For students and adults alike, the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics.  The database contains various images and offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas.

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GEOGRAPHY

World Atlas - from Facts on File
Combines more than 500 printable, full-color maps with statistical information.

World Geography and Culture Online - from Facts on File
Combines more than 500 printable, full-color maps with statistical information.

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HEALTH AND MEDICINE

Health Reference Center - from Facts on File
Conditions and diseases, mental health, body systems, and health and wellness.  Includes links to medical tests.

Medline Plus
Created and maintained by the National Library of Medicine, a part of the National Institutes of Health, to assist in locating authoritative health information.

Salem Health Database
Covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues in an A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information boxes for all diseases and disorders.  Now also includes genetics and inherited conditions.

See also: Health & Medicine Subject Guide, Psychology and Mental Health Subject Guide

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HISTORY AND CULTURE

Decades: Sixties and Seventies and Great Lives from History  from Salem History

History Databases - from Facts on File
American History, Modern World History, American Women's History, African American History and Culture, American Indian History and Culture, Ancient and Medieval History and Culture

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HOMEWORK HELP

Homework Help for Elementary and Middle School

Middle Search Plus
Contains full text for more than 150 middle school magazines and indexing and abstracts for nearly 200 magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies, historical essays and student pamphlets. Also contains Essential Documents in American History; an image collection of  photos, maps and flags; biographies; and primary source documents.

Primary Search
Contains full text for more than 60 elementary school magazines.  Also provides the American Heritage Children's Dictionary and an image collection of photos, maps and flags.

Tutor.com 
One-on-one live online tutoring for students through Tutor.com.  Connect to a live tutor through any Internet connection from 2 p.m. to 12 a.m.

See also: In-Depth Homework Help for Kids

Homework Help for All Ages

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia
For students and adults alike, the Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics.  The database contains various images and offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas.

Tutor.com 
One-on-one live online tutoring for students, job seekers, and adult learners through Tutor.com.  Connect to a live tutor through any Internet connection from 2 p.m. to 12 a.m.

See also: Homework Help for Teens

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HOT TOPICS

Points of View Reference Center
Provides students and schools with a series of controversial essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Essays provide questions and materials for further thought and study and are accompanied by thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top political and societal publications.


LANGUAGE LEARNING

Rosetta Stone    
Start your interactive language-learning journey today with Rosetta Stone.  Choose from 30 different languages: Arabic; Chinese (Mandarin); Dari; Dutch; English (American); English (British); Filipino (Tagalog); French; German; Greek; Hebrew; Hindi; Indonesian; Irish; Italian; Japanese; Korean; Latin; Pashto; Persian (Farsi); Polish; Portuguese (Brazil); Russian; Spanish (Latin America); Spanish (Spain); Swahili; SwedishTurkish; Urdu; Vietnamese. Learn to use Rosetta Stone.


LAW

Legal Information Reference Center - from Ebscohost
This database offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed “how-to” instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues including business law, financial planning, family law, property & real estate and rights & disputes. Many of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.

LexisNexis
Access over 9,500 news, business, and legal sources. The outstanding news coverage includes deep backfiles and up-to-the-minute stories in national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and foreign-language sources. Use the Company Dossier module to retrieve detailed company information and financial performance measures or identify and compare companies matching specific criteria.
If you are inside the library use this link.

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LITERATURE -- Books | Authors

Books

Bloom's Literary Reference Online - from Facts on File
Examines the life and works of great writers throughout history.

Literary Reference Center - from Ebscohost
Features more than 10,000 plot summaries and synopses, 75,000 articles, 130,000 author biographies, 500,000 book reviews. Specific contents include Chelsea House's literary criticism series edited by Harold Bloom, the New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, all of Salem Press's MagillOnLiterature, and the Masterplots series.

MagillOnLiterature Plus
Magill on Literature is now included in the Ebscohost Literary Reference Center.

NoveList
Fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and  more.  Also includes Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles.  This database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

Novelist K-8
Book recommendations, series, readalikes and book talks for kids.

Authors

Contemporary Authors
Biographical information on 112,000 modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters.

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SCIENCE AND NATURE

Science - from Facts on File
Under "Science" select "Science Online."  Contains extensive information on a broad range of scientific disciplines.


 

 

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