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If you are having trouble using Reference USA remotely: go directly to the JerseyClicks page (www.njstatelib.org/services_for_libraries/statewide_services/jerseyclicks/ ), scroll halfway down the page and click on the ReferenceUSA link.  Agree to ReferenceUSA's terms of service, and you'll be brought to a library barcode prompt. 

Contact our Reference Librarian for research assistance: reference@haddonfieldlibrary.org or 856-429-1304 x112.

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Academic Search Premier Contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. 

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.

AHFS Consumer Medication Information Patient drug information published by the American Society for Health-System Pharmacists.

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.

American Women’s History Online Covers the important people, events, legislation, and issues relevant to the study of women’s history in the United States.

 

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.

Ancient and Medieval History Online Focuses on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Islamic Empire from prehistory through the 1500s.

 

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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.

Bloom’s Literary Reference Online Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.

Business Source Elite This business database provides full text for over 1,000 business publications. The rich collection of titles in Business Source Elite provides information dating back to 1985. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.

 

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Consumer Reports Magazine TO SEARCH: Enter your search term.  Select journal name from the second drop down menu and search from Consumer Reports. Next, check the ‘Full Text’ box. 
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 A powerful online reference system accessible via your Library. It offers a variety of full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers.

Encyclopedia Americana Offers articles, websites, images, and videos divided between elementary, middle, and high school users. A section for teachers has links to lesson plans and other resources.

ERIC 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.

Explora Educator's Edition Provides lesson plans, professional development resources, student tools, and curriculum standards.

Explora Primary Edition Offers thousands of articles, videos, primary sources, and images with Google Classroom integration and reading levels. Designed for primary school students.

Explora Secondary Edition Offers thousands of articles, videos, primary sources, and images with Google Classroom integration and reading levels. Designed for middle and high school students.

 

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Facts on File Research databases covering many subjects for high school and college students.

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!

 

Foundation Directory Online Library staff must log you into this database, please visit a service desk for assistance.  This resources is accessible only in the Library during operating hours.  Includes information on over 12 million grants, 140,000 grant-maker profiles, and 700,000 recipient profiles. 

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia This comprehensive encyclopedia has over 25,000 up-to-date entries.

 

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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.

Grolier Online includes 3 atlases, 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.

 

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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 – Consumer Edition Includes magazines, books, reports, and health pamphlets. Clinical Reference Systems, Merriam Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary, Harvard Health Letter, and Prevention.

HeritageQuest Online (library link) (home link) Features an incredible storehouse of American genealogical information from primary sources, local and family histories, and other finding aids.

History Reference Center The world’s most comprehensive full text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate.

 

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Image Collection This database consists of more than 1 million total images in these categories, broken down as follows:

  • Photographs

  • Images from Canadian Press, Getty Images, and UPI

  • Maps from Antenna Audio

  • Photographs from public domain sources

The images consist of a wide array of photos and maps, with an emphasis on world news and events. Other areas of coverage include contemporary and historical photos of people, places, and the natural kingdom.

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

 

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Jerseycat Check the holdings of more than 800 NJ libraries. Most items listed on JerseyCat are available through Inter-Library Loan.

JerseyClicks 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 Accelerator, LegalForms 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 Explore occupations, internships, and college scholarships

 

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Learning Express Library Will help you achieve your educational and career goals. Choose a center and get started.

  • Adult Learning Center has resources for busy adults to improve skills in math, reading and writing. Prepare to become a U.S. citizen

  • 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.

  • College Center offers skills review including science, preparation for grad school admissions exams, college placement tests, and CLEP.

  • Computer and Internet Basics shows interactive video tutorials to master computer skills and internet basics.

  • College Preparation Center concentrates on prep for ACT, SAT, AP, PSAT, TOEFL.

  • 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).

  • Job & Career Accelerator explores careers, the search for jobs, creation of resume and cover letters, prep for job interviews, and more.

  • Popular Software Tutorials, interactive video tutorials, assist users to master popular software programs and the Windows and Mac operating systems.

  • Recursos para Hispanohablantes is based on the Adult Learning Center.

  • School Center aims to improve skills for elementary (4th grade) through high school students.


Legal Information Reference Center Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center contains more than 225 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis. A majority 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.

Library, Information Science, and Technology Abstracts 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 Comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames.

 

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MAS Ultra – School Edition Comprehensive full-text general reference database designed for high school and junior college libraries. This database includes searchable full-text articles, reports and special issues from nearly 200 of the most wanted K-12 magazines.

MasterFILE Elite Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides 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.

MasterFILE Premier 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. Consumer Reports is included in Ebsco’s MasterFILE Premier magazine database.

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. Full text is also available for thousands of biographies, historical essays, and student pamphlets.

 

Military and Government Collection Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.

Modern World History Online Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history—from the mid-15th century to the present.

Morningstar Investment Research Center 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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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 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 A readers’ advisory resource for fiction and non-fiction.

 

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The Philadelphia Inquirer Includes 1981- today.

Points of View Reference Center 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, point and counterpoint.

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.

Professional Development Collection Comprehensive collection of full text education journals. The Professional Development Collection includes full text for nearly 520 high quality education and more than 200 educational reports.

 

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ReferenceUSA 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.

Referencia Latina A comprehensive Spanish-language database, offers content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries.

Regional Business News 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.

Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone Inc. is dedicated to changing people’s lives through the power of language and literacy education. The company’s innovative, personalized language and reading programs drive positive learning outcomes in thousands of schools, businesses, government organizations and for millions of individual learners around the world.

How to access Rosetta Stone Mobile

  1. On your mobile device go to the App Store (iPhone) or Google Play (Android) and download the Learn Languages: Rosetta Stone app.

  2. On your mobile device visit jerseyclicks.org and click on the Rosetta Stone link.

  3. Enter your library card number if prompted.

  4. When the Rosetta Stone screen appears log in with your username and password and choose the language you wish to learn.

  5. On the next screen click the link that says Launch Rosetta Stone.

  6. The Rosetta Stone app on your mobile device will launch.

 

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Salud en Espanol 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 Comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content.

Small Business Reference Center The Small Business Reference Center is a comprehensive resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business, offering full-text periodicals and reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books. It supports small business owners in all relevant areas from planning, financing and managing a business to exit strategies. Users also have the ability to search within specific ‘Business Topics’ and ‘Business Types’ relevant to their needs.

 

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Teacher Reference Center 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 Offers research topics, curriculum tools, science fair guide, articles, and more to study the sciences.

TOPICsearch Includes magazines, government pamphlets, polls, newspapers, and book reviews to explore current events. Designed for high school students. 

 

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What’s On: Haddonfield Selected back issues of the local newspaper.

World Almanac for Kids Online Includes easy to read articles, videos, activities, trivia, and maps. Offers read aloud option and state standards.

World Book Encyclopedia Includes games, images, maps, science projects, a dictionary, and more.

World Geography and Culture Online Facilitates the study of countries, U.S. states, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills through a global approach.

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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Zinio Over 50 magazines to stream or download to your PC or mobile device.

 
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