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Encyclopedias & Reference

World Book Online Reference Center

The premier online reference source-containing every article from the 22-volume print set plus thousands more from biography and news databases. With state-of-the-art multimedia, maps, editor- reviewed Web sites, and more. Access age-specific articles plus academic research material! Sign in using your library card number, located on the back of your library card. Includes access to World Book for Kids, Info. Center, Research Center and Spanish Language Encyclopedia.  

Consumer Reports

Doing research takes time. Choosing the wrong product wastes money. Provide trusted information for making the smart choice. Enable thorough product comparisons with Consumer Reports' (CR) comprehensive archive of expert, unbiased product reviews.

Click here to visit Consumer Reports

 

 

 

 

JerseyClicks

Search a full collection of high quality databases, provided by the New Jersey State Library, which cover subjects such as health, history, business, education, science, current events, literature, and popular fiction. The suite also includes Informe, our Spanish language full-text database. If you have Internet access you can search for high quality Internet age information 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

 

Global Road Warrior

Explore 121 topics about 175 countries, including country data, history, national cultures, recipes, travel and language tips. Includes beautiful full-color photos as well as videos.

 

EBSCOHost Web

EBSCOhost includes an encyclopedia, thousands of magazine and journal articles, education resources, grade-level specific materials for schoolchildren, medical information and much, much more, EBSCOhost is very often the only database you need. EBSCO provides cloud-storage for your bookmarked articles, and allows you to email articles in addition to printing.

 

Points of View Reference Center

Provides articles and information on specific topics, such as gun control, presidential elections, the death penalty, alternative medicine, etc., in order to help you support your stance on a particular issue or for you to determine your stance on an issue. Adds essay help if you are writing on the topic.

 

 

  

Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center features an expansive collection of author biographies, plot summaries & work overviews, full-text essays from leading publishers, literary reference books & monographs, cover-to-cover full text for literary magazines & journals, book reviews from the most prestigious publications, poems from hundreds of sources, short stories, classic texts, author interviews, and much more. In addition, Literary Reference Center includes Merriam Webster’s Encyclopedia of Literature, Beacham’s Research Guide to Biography and Criticism (six volumes), The Oxford Illustrated History of English Literature, The Literary Encyclopedia, all of MagillOnLiterature Plus and much more.

Novelist

Novelist is a unique fiction database. Its purpose is to help you find new fiction by comparing books you have already read and enjoyed. Novelist also provides study guides, reading level appropriate material, book group discussion questions, author websites, book reviews, and more! 

 

Novelist K-8

NoveList K-8 is an online readers' advisory tool aimed at elementary and middle school students. NoveList K-8 helps readers find new books based on books they've read or on topics in which they are interested. NoveList provides enhanced subject access to over 46,000 fiction titles and full-text book reviews or annotations from trusted sources. It also includes booktalks, picture book extenders, and Curricular Connections articles that will guide faculty to new titles and new ways for translating curriculum standards into classroom action.

NewsBank

Search local, state, national and international news media for full-text articles with diverse source types including print and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos.  Explore a specific issues,  events or compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as business, health, education, government, history, politics and more. Among the many newpapers covered by NewsBank, are The Philadelphia Inquirer (1981 - present), the Press of Atlantic City (1988 - Present) and USA Today (7/1/1987 - Present). Newsbank covers many news sources in  Pennsylvania,  New Jersey, Delaware and Florida.

Thursday, November 23, 2017