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ALLDATA Pro Automotive Repair
Access ALLDATA® Repair to view diagnostic and repair information, parts and labor and diagrams. Only available inside the library buildings.
Library edition of the popular ancestry resource, this database provides access to more than 3 billion names and over 7,000 databases, primary source documents and images. In-library use only.


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

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.  Also includes detailed company profiles by Datamonitor for the world's 10,000 largest companies.


Candid's Foundation Directory Online and Grants to Individuals
Find funding for organizations and individuals.  Use the Foundation Directory Online to find potential sources of funding for projects. Use Grants to Individuals to find scholarships, fellowships and awards for students, artists, researchers, and individuals. Only available in library buildings.

Search just Consumer Reports in the search box below.

Last Two Years Only


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

Corfacts  In library buildings only
New Jersey online business to business directory: reach nearly 65,000 New Jersey businesses, top officers, plant managers, HR contacts, buyers. Create mailing lists, prospect lists, or update your contact database. Ask at staff desk for login credentials.

Full text from 1999 to the present through Proquest.  Click on the Publications link at the top, then enter Courier Post in the search box to limit to only Courier Post articles.

It’s a community of creative makers wanting to create beautiful things and express their creativity.  Video lessons for everything from basic instruction to advanced techniques.

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


Decades: Sixties and Seventies in America
From Salem History, find information on people and the pivotal events in those decades in United States.


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.

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.

Explora from EBSCO - Primary Schools 
Find information about animals, arts and music, health, biographies, people and places, science and math, and social studies.

Explora from EBSCO - Secondary Schools
Search mutliple databases and browse by subject interest. Includes Academic Search Premier, MasterFILE Elite, LIterary Reference Center, Newspaper Source Plus, GreenFILE, and Points of View Reference Center.


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

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.


Gale Business: Plan Builder
A step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit. The program’s intuitive dashboard walks users through five areas of exploration to develop a business plan focused on long-term success.

Great Lives from History
From Salem History, search for historical figures ranging from the Ancient World to the Twentieth Century.


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

Health Source: Consumer Edition
Full-text consumer health magazines and reference books. It also includes searchable full text for current health pamphlets.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (from Ebscohost)
Full-text database covering nursing and allied health topics, including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law and more.

Heritage Hub
Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900s, and original obituary images.

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

History Databases - from Infobase
American HistoryModern World HistoryAmerican Women's HistoryAfrican American History and CultureAmerican Indian History and CultureAncient and Medieval History and Culture

Infobase is a collection of databases highlighting science, geography, history, health, and multicultural sources. It also has a collection of Curriculum Resources, and a Career Guidance section.


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.  To register for the site go to the bottom right corner of the page.  Click on "Register."  on the next window enter your library card number.  On the next page enter your email address and create a password.  The next time you go to Learning Express Library log in with your email address and password.

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.

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.


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.

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.  Click here if you are using a library computer. 


New York Times
Discover original, quality journalism on, featuring fearless reporting, varied perspectives, and practical advice on nearly every topic. Includes The Learning Center and TimesMachine.
Click here if you are using a library computer.  See detailed instructions.

Newspaper Source Plus
Full-text digital collection of the world’s major news content. It includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires and news magazines. In addition, it offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.

Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment
The Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment, offered through the Camden County Library System, is aimed at helping adults acquire the skills they need in today’s workplace.  You can take free assessments to help determine what you know and what you still need to learn. Camden County librarians will set you up with a customized learning plan and will proctor your assessment tests for official certification for employers and schools.  Ask at your local branch or use  Ask a Librarian to request a Northstar Learning Account.

Fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and  more for over 120,000 fiction titles. Also includes Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles.  This database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.


Peterson’s Test and Career Prep
Helps students and adults be better prepared down the road for both college and their career. Discover comprehensive test prep and career solutions from Peterson’s, a world-leading educational provider.

Philadelphia Inquirer
Explore Philadelphia history through local news, events and people with Philadelphia Inquirer Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online.

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.

Get access to the complete version of more than 7,000 of the world’s top newspapers and magazines, including the Philadelphia Inquirer and the New York Times, as soon as they are available on shelves.  Detailed instructions.

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.


Reference USA is now Reference Solutions from Data Axle.
(You do not need to enter your library card number to use Reference Solutions.  Your browser will ask you to share your location.  If you agree and are in New Jersey, you will automatically be given access.  If you do not wish to share your location, or are currently out of state, you will still be able to enter your library card for access.)
Reference Solutions 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 Solutions 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.


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.

Science Online - from Infobase
Explore science subjects and find diagrams, experiments and science timelines.

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.


Teacher Reference Center
Provides a highly specialized collection of over 500 full text journals, designed for professional educators. 
One-on-one live online tutoring for students, job seekers, and adult learners through  Connect to a live tutor through any Internet connection from 2 p.m. to 12 a.m.


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.

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.


Wall Street Journal
Read The Wall Street Journal online on, with coverage of U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, health, and more.
See detailed instructions.

World Geography and Culture Online - from Infobase
Every country of the world is profiled in depth, covering all aspects of its geography, history, society, and culture. At-a-glance information, maps and flags, videos, images, gazetteer entries, biographies of famous people, a timeline, and current news supplement each country profile.

World Almanac for Kids - from Infobase
Includes extensive, up-to-date articles in numerous subject areas, tablet/mobile-friendly videos, tons of interactives, science projects and diagrams, Fun Facts articles, biographies, maps, flags, and other engaging content perfect for student reports and research.