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  • Academic Search Premier contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles.   Academic Search Premier can also be accessed through JerseyClicks (see under General).
  • The Affordable HealthCare open enrollment period is over for 2014.  For more information click on HealthCare.gov.
  • African-American History Online Features thousands of cross-referenced entries, covering the entire spectrum of African-American history over the past 500 years.
  • American History Online Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience.
  • American Indian History Online Offers fast access to more than 600 Native American groups and over 15,000 years of American Indian culture and history.

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  • America’s News  Search local job fairs, companies in the news, local, state and national business, economics and politics.  Search local, state, regional and national and full-text articles including printed and online newspapers (including the Philadelphia Inquirer, Press of Atlantic City, Star-Ledger and USA Today), blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos.   
  • America’s Obituaries & Death Notices Easily search a collection of over 22 million recent records from hundreds of U.S. newspapers. Updated daily, it incorporates over 75 million records from the Social Security Death Index (1937-present), organized by state. 
  • Ancestry Library Edition (Available on the Library computers)  Ancestry Library Edition online collection of  more than 7,000 available databases with individuals from North America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more.  You can access sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.

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  • Biography Collection Complete ‘offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies supporting history, science, the arts, music, literature, multicultural studies, gender studies, business, government & politics, sports, entertainment and many other areas. This database features more than 177,000 full-text biographies from many different sources.’
  • Business Source Elite provides full text for over 1,000 business publications. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included.  Business Source Elite can also be accessed through JerseyClicks (see under Business).
  • Business Source Premier ‘offers indexing and abstracts for the 350 most important scholarly journals back to 1965 or the first published issue. This database includes searchable cited references for 1,205 journals.’
  • BYKI ‘Before You Know It’ (Transparent Language Online) BykiWebBanner Byki language-learning software is a  personalized language-learning system, designed to advance your new language proficiency by expanding your vocabulary.  In addition to using a flash card presentation, ‘the system also tracks everything you learn, automatically presenting the appropriate material at just the right intervals – ensuring that the material you’ve covered is successfully locked into your memory.’

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  • CareerOneStop is your pathway to career success. This web site features tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Career Transitions.gif Career Transistions online job database will help you organize and streamline your search of employments openings available through this program.
  • Contemporary Authors is accessed through   JerseyClicks (see under Literature). ‘Contemporary Authors helps researchers discover biographical details on approximately 116,000 modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. The most-studied literary figures of the early 20th century, and authors from around the world are featured in this award-winning reference resource.
  • Curriculum Resource Center provides a library of printable teacher-handout material for the middle, high school, and junior college curriculum.

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  • EBSCOhost is a powerful online reference system accessible via your Library. It offers a variety of full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers.
  • ERIC (limited full text), ‘the Educational Resource Information Center, is a national information system supported by the U.S. Department of Education, the National Library of Education, and the Office of Educational Research and Improvement. It provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.’  ERIC can also accessed through JerseyClicks (see under Education).

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  • Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center Search for colleges and financial aid, too! Provides profiles of nearly 3,400 jobs and 94 industries, invaluable advice on career skills, thousands of resource entries, and more!

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  • ‘Easy Internet and more for Seniors ‘ (Available at the Library ~ the link is located on the desktop of each public internet computer on the main floor).
  •  Great Websites for Kids  – Animals, The Arts, History & Biography, Literature & Languages, Mathematics & Computers, Reference Desk, Sciences, Social Sciences and Sites for Parents, Caregivers, Teachers & Others <![endif]–>(Source: Sponsored by the ASSOCIATION FOR LIBRARY SERVICE TO CHILDREN, a division of the American Library Association, on JerseyClicks). Great Websites for Kids can also accessed through JerseyClicks (see under Elementary School Students).
  • GreenFILE ‘offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.’  GreenFILE can also be accessed through JerseyClicks (see under Science).
  • Grolier Online includes 3 atlases (geopolitical, thematic and exploration), American Heritage dictionaries (student, children’s, Spanish to English and English to Spanish), New Book of Popular Science, Roget’s II New Thesaurus 3rd ed., world newspapers, and resources for educators.
  • GROLIER ONLINE FOR KIDS includes 3 atlases (geopolitical, thematic and exploration), American Heritage dictionaries (student, children’s, Spanish to English and English to Spanish), New Book of Popular Science, world newspapers, and resources for educators.

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  • Health Reference Center Gives clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides more than 550 scholarly full text journals, including more than 450 peer-reviewed journals focusing on many medical disciplines.’  Health Source:  Nursing/Academic Edition can also accessed through JerseyClicks (see Health).
  • The Affordable HealthCare open enrollment period is over for 2014.  For more information click on HealthCare.gov.
  • HeritageQuest Online (At the Library) (Available from Home) features an incredible storehouse of American genealogical information from primary sources, local and family histories, and other finding aids.
  • History Reference Center ‘ is the world’s most comprehensive full text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research.’

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  • Issues and Controversies Explores hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture.

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  • jerseycatCheck the holdings of more than 800 NJ libraries.  Most items listed on JerseyCat are available through Inter-Library Loan.
  • includes the online databases provided through the New Jersey State Library:   Academic Search Premier, Biography Collection Complete, Business Source Elite, Contemporary Authors, ERIC, Great Websites for Kids, GreenFILE, Health Source: Consumer Edition, Informe, Job and Career AcceleratorLegalForms Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA), Literary Reference Center, MAS Ultra School Edition, MasterFILE Elite, Medline Plus, MiddleSearch Plus, Military OneSource, Newspaper Source Plus, NoveList K-8, NoveList, Nursing Resource Center with Nursing & Allied Health Collection, Points of View Reference Center, Primary Search, Reference USA, Referencia Latina, Regional Business News, Salud en Español, Small Business Resource Center, and Teacher Reference Center.
  •   Job and Career Accelerator can also accessed through JerseyClicks (see under Careers and Jobs).  ‘Create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.‘ Update your computer skills with the popular software tutorials available at Job and Career Accelerator . Here you will find self-paced tutorial courses on the most common software and operating systems used in the workplace: Flash, Illustrator, Photoshop, WordPerfect, Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Publisher, SharePoint Designer, Visio, Word, as well as Windows and Mac Operating Systems. Computer & Internet Basics tutorials are also included.

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  • Learning Express Library will  help you achieve your educational and career goals.  Choose a center and get started.
    1. Adult Learning Center has resources for busy adults to improve skills in math, reading and writing.  Prepare to become a U.S. citizen   
    2. Career Center  presents ways to learn about careers, prepare for nursing entrance exam, occupational exams (from allied health through teaching, including commercial driver’s license, cosmetology, firefighter, law enforcement, and more), also prepare for military exams, job search and workplace skills, WorkKeys Assessments and TOEiC, as well as college admissions essay writing.   
    3. College Center offers skills review including science, and preparation for grad school admissions exams, college placement tests, and CLEP.
    4. Computer and Internet Basics  shows interactive video tutorials to master computer skills and internet basics.
    5. College Preparation Centerconcentrates on prep for ACT, SAT, AP, PSAT, TOEFL. 
    6. High School Equivalency Center  focuses on building basic skills and preparation for GED, HiSET, or TSAC (all acceptable in NJ as high school equivalency exams).
    7. Job & Career Accelerator explores careers, the search for jobs, creation of resume and cover letters, prep for job interviews, and more.
    8. Popular Software Tutorials, interactive video tutorials, assist users to master popular software programs and the Windows and Mac operating systems.
    9. Recursos para Hispanohablantes  is based on the Adult Learning Center.
    10. School Center  aims to improve skills for elementary (4th grade) through high school students.

    …and eBooks!
    TO ACCESS A TUTORIAL, TEST OR EBOOK, all new users must register by clicking “Register Now” in the lower right corner of the homepage or “Register” to the right of any product title. On the registration window, users provide their name and a valid email address, create a password, and click “Create Account”. These are all required fields. The email address will become the username and will also be used for password reset, if needed.  All returning users simply enter their username and password in the “Sign in to Your Account” section in the lower right corner of the homepage or “Login” to the right of any product title.   For College Planning and Financial Aid, see  Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center.

  • legalreference_webbutton_100X50.gif Legal Information Reference Center contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. This database offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed “how-to” instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues.’  Legal Information Reference Center can also accessed through JerseyClicks (see under Legal Information).
  • LISTA: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts can also be accessed through JerseyClicks (see under Library Science). LISTA indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.’
  • Literary Reference Center can also be accessed through JerseyClicks (see under Literature). Literary Reference Center is a comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.

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  • masultra100.gif MAS Ultra – School Edition can also be accessed through JerseyClicks (see under General). ‘MAS Ultra School Edition is a comprehensive full text general reference database designed for high school and junior college libraries. This database includes: searchable full text of articles, reports and special issues from nearly 200 of the most wanted K-12 magazines.
  • MasterFILE Premier is designed specifically for public libraries, provides full text for more than 1,950 general periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and much more.’ Need a product review? Consumer Reports is included in Ebsco’s MasterFILE Premier magazine database.
  • Medline Plus Medline Plus can be accessed through JerseyClicks (see under Health).
  • middlesearchplus100.gif Middle Search Plus can also be accessed through JerseyClicks (see under Middle School Students). Middle Search Plus contains full text for more than 150 popular, middle school magazines. In addition to the full text, this database offers 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.’
  • Military OneSource    Military OneSource is a Department of Defense-funded program providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at  no cost to active duty, Guard and reserve service members, and their families.  Information includes, but is not limited to, deployment, reunion, relationship, grief, spouse employment  and education, parenting and child care, and much more.  Millitary OneSource can also accessed through JerseyClicks (see under Military).
  • Modern World History Online Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history—from the mid-15th century to the present.
  • To access this financial service in the library or from home, you will need your Haddonfield Public Library card. Our subscription currently allows one simultaneous user. As a courtesy, please limit your session time and click on the ‘END SESSION’ button when you log out.

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  • NJ DataBank Established by Rugters School of Public Affairs and Administration, the NJ DataBank includes a comprehensive set of data on current issues in 20 policy areas. It’s easy-to-use format makes a wealth of data available to all citizens of New Jersey – community advocates, nonprofits, schools, urban and suburban planners, political officials, and the media.
  • New Jersey Legal Forms To access, visit JerseyClicks, www.jerseyclicks.org under ‘Legal Information’. Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen’s language.

  • NJ NEXT STOP (www.njnextstop.org) is a state web- based resource sponsored by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, State Employment and Training Commission, to help NJ teens, parents, and counselors learn more about career interests, career options, and the world of work. It also provides information about industries, occupations and skills that are in demand in New Jersey.
  • NewJersey Works! @ Haddonfield Public Library  includes JOBCAST , an approximately eight-minute program that features success stories of people learning new skills, overcoming destructive behavior, and/or finding employment, as well as job search tips, advice from career professionals, job descriptions, and opportunities within New Jersey’s workplace.
  • The New York Times includes The New York Times 1851 to current issue; New York Times Book Review 1986- ; New York Times Magazine 1986-; and The New York Daily News 1851-1857.
  • Newspaper-Source-Plus(100x50).gif Newspaper Source Plus can also be accessed through JerseyClicks (see under Newspapers). ‘Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 700 full-text newspapers, and provides more than 31 million full-text articles. In addition, the database includes nearly 700,000 television and radio transcripts.’
  • NoveList K-8 Plus ‘focuses on nonfiction reading materials that support the school curriculum, as well as the recreational reading interests of children and students from preschool through middle school.’
  • NoveList Plus is a readers’ advisory resource for nonfiction, will be an upgrade to the popular fiction NoveList product.

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  • can also be accessed through JerseyClicks (see under Current Events). ‘Points of View Reference Center is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides 200 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument).
  • primarysearch100.gif Primary Search can also be accessed through JerseyClicks (see under Elementary School Students). Primary Search, designed specifically for elementary school libraries and public library children’s rooms, contains full text for more than 60 popular, elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).’
  • Professional Development Collection “is the most comprehensive and most valuable collection of full text education journals in the world. The Professional Development Collection includes full text for nearly 520 high quality education and more than 200 educational reports.’

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  • REFERENCE USA can also be accessed through JerseyClicks (see under Business). ‘Provides detailed, current directory information on more than 12 million U.S. Businesses, 102 million U.S. residents, 683,000 U.S. healthcare providers, 1 million Canadian businesses and 11 million Canadian residents.‘ A new agreement between ReferenceUSA and the New Jersey State Library now gives library patrons the ability to download additional records. Users can now download 100 records when accessing from home and 250 at the library (up from 50 at home, 25 at the library), saving a considerable amount of time. Thanks to ReferenceUSA and the New Jersey State Library, this important resource is now even more user friendly.
  • Referencia Latina access through JerseyClicks (see under Espanol). ‘Referencia Latina, a comprehensive Spanish-language database, offers content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries.’
  • Regional Business News can also be accessed through JerseyClicks (see under Business). ‘This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.

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  • Salud en Espanol (Consumer Health Spanish Version) can also be accessed through JerseyClicks (see Espanol). ‘Salud en Español provides comprehensive evidence-based reports and fact sheets in Spanish on all aspects of consumer health and wellness. Topic specific reports covering all aspects of health offer valuable overviews on diseases, conditions, procedures and various treatments.
  • Science Online Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive essays, videos, diagrams, definitions, biographies, and experiments.
  • Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content.’
  • Searchasaurus makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. A dictionary, encyclopedia and images are included.

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  • Teacher Reference Center can also be accessed through JerseyClicks (see under Education). ‘Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for hundreds of periodicals. In addition, 96% of journals indexed in TRC are peer-reviewed.
    • Topics include: Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education..’
  • Today’s Science  Bridges the gap between the science that students learn in the classroom and the discoveries pushing the boundaries of science today.
  • TOPICsearch includes ‘articles and curriculum-related materials selected especially for grades 9-12.’

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  • icon World Almanac for Kids Online presents resources for homework, reports, and projects in a fun format while encouraging online research skills from
  • World News Digest Brings together and enhances more than seven decades of news from the renowned Facts On File World News Digest in print.

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