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Biography

African-American History Online  Features thousands of cross-referenced entries, covering the entire spectrum of African-American history over the past 500 years. Includes primary sources, images, videos, and timelines.

American History Online Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience.
American Indian History Online Covers Native American tribes, individuals, and events. Includes primary sources, images, and videos.
American Women’s History Online Covers important events and people in women's history. Includes articles, videos, and images.
Biography Collection Complete Provides thousands of biographies from publications including Britannica, Great Lives from History, and American National Biography. Includes citations and reading levels.

Gale Virtual Reference Library Provides several encyclopedias and e-book forms of biographies. Available in e-reader, desktop, and mobile formats.
Literary Reference Center Features information on international authors as well as critical evaluations of their works.

 

America's News - Find A Topic  Find information on book reviews, contemporary books and series, hobbies and authors.

Bloom’s Literary Reference Online Offers thousands of essays, journals, scholarly books about authors, their works, and literary characters.

Gale Virtual Reference Library Contains several encyclopedias and offers access to essays, journals, and scholarly articles online for a variety of topics. 
Literary Reference Center Features information on international authors as well as critical evaluations of their work.
NoveList K-8 Plus A reader's advisory site to help users find fiction and non-fiction books. Includes read alikes and "best of" lists. Features books for young readers.
NoveList Plus A reader's advisory site to help users find fiction and non-fiction books. Includes read alikes and "best of" lists.

Books

 

Business and Finance

America’s News Search local, state, regional and national articles including printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific issue or event or compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics. Also includes Current Events and Special Reports for homework and research assignments.
Business Source Elite Includes company profiles from MarketLine Report with links to related academic and trade journal articles.
Business Source Complete Features over 2000 journals plus country reports, company profiles, and market research.

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. 

Gale Virtual Reference Library Contains several encyclopedias and offers access to essays, journals, and scholarly articles online for a variety of topics, including Business.
Legal Information Reference Center Includes thousands of legal forms, searchable by state, and many popular legal reference books.
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 to log out.
ReferenceUSA Includes information on over 44 million US businesses with information on expenditures, management, stocks, and history. Also includes job openings and news.
Regional Business News Comprehensive articles from US and Canadian business publications. Updated daily.
Small Business Reference Center Offers information for small businesses and start-ups from trade journals and popular business books.

 

Careers and Education

America's News - Find A Topic  Find information related to companies, job fairs, resume writing, interviewing and social media.

Curriculum Resource Center Provides lesson plan resources including maps, timelines, images, and activities.
ERIC An education research database with over 1.6 million articles from scholarly and professional journals. Updated monthly.
Explora Educator's Edition Provides lesson plans, professional development resources, student tools, and curriculum standards.
Explora Primary Schools Offers thousands of articles, videos, primary sources, and images with Google Classroom integration and reading levels. Designed for primary school students.
Explora Secondary Schools Offers thousands of articles, videos, primary sources, and images with Google Classroom integration and reading levels. Designed for middle and high school students.
Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center Contains information on choosing and paying for college, selecting a major, starting a career, and more. Also includes professional outlooks and job postings.
Learning Express Library Includes video guides and learning centers to help users study for standardized tests, learn computer skills, create resumes, and boost grades.
NJ Works Includes job search tips, advice from career professionals, job descriptions, and opportunities within New Jersey’s workplace as well as short videos about learning new skills, overcoming adversity and finding a new job.
Professional Development Collection Offers access to professional magazines and peer-reviewed journals including School Library Journal, Education Digest, and Phi Delta Kappan.
ReferenceUSA Includes information on over 44 million US businesses with information on expenditures, management, stocks, and history. Also includes job openings and news.
Teacher Reference Center Provides over 200 peer-reviewed journals with information for researchers, teachers, and administrators.

 
 

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.
Explora Primary Schools Offers thousands of articles, videos, primary sources, and images with Google Classroom integration and reading levels. Designed for primary school students.
Explora Secondary Schools Offers thousands of articles, videos, primary sources, and images with Google Classroom integration and reading levels. Designed for middle and high school students.
Grolier Online for Kids Includes geopolitical, thematic and exploration atlases, American Heritage dictionaries, New Book of Popular Science, world newspapers, and resources for educators.
Middle Search Plus Includes magazines, biographies, images, maps, and more, all geared toward middle grade users.
Novelist K-8 Plus A reader's advisory site to help users find fiction and non-fiction books. Includes read alikes and "best of" lists. Features books for young readers.
Primary Search Provides access to children's magazines and encyclopedias.
World Almanac for Kids Online Includes easy to read articles, videos, activities, trivia, and maps. Offers read aloud option and state standards.

World Book Provides games, maps, science projects, articles, research help and more.

Children

Encyclopedias & Almanacs

Funk and Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia This comprehensive encyclopedia has over 25,000 up-to-date entries.
Gale Virtual Reference Library Contains multiple encyclopedias and almanacs. Also offers access to essays, journals, and scholarly articles online for a variety of topics.

World Almanac for Kids Online This easy to read almanac provides articles, fun facts, interactive quizzes, and videos. Includes citations and a glossary.
World Book Encyclopedia Includes games, images, maps, science projects, a dictionary, and more.
World Geography and Culture Online Contains news, maps, country profiles, geography concepts, and a conversion calculator.

 
 

Genealogy

America's Obituaries and 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 Ancestry Library Edition online collection of more than 7,000 available databases with individuals from North America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more. Access census sources, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more. Only available on library computers.
Heritage Quest Online features an incredible storehouse of American genealogical information from primary sources, local and family histories. Click here for in-library link.

 

Health

America's News - Find A Topic  Find information related to diseases and conditions, fitness and wellness, elder care, mental health and nutrition.

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.
Salud en Espanol (Consumer Health Spanish Version) Provides comprehensive evidence-based reports and fact sheets in Spanish on all aspects of consumer health and wellness. Topic specific reports cover all aspects of health, offering valuable overviews on diseases, conditions, procedures and various treatments.

History

African-American History Online Features thousands of cross-referenced entries, covering the entire spectrum of African-American history over the past 500 years. Includes primary sources, images, videos, and timelines.
American History Online Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience.
American Indian History Online Covers Native American tribes, individuals, and events. Includes primary sources, images, and videos.
American Women’s History Online Covers important events and people in women's history. Includes articles, videos, and images.
America’s News Search local, state, regional and national articles including printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific issue or event or compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics. Also includes Current Events and Special Reports for homework and research assignments.
Ancient and Medieval History Online Focuses on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Islamic Empire from prehistory through the 1500s.

Gale Virtual Reference Library Database that contains several encyclopedias and offers access to essays, journals, and scholarly articles online for a variety of topics. 
History Reference Center The world’s most comprehensive full text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research.
Issues and Controversies Explores hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture
Modern World History Online Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history—from the mid-15th century to the present.
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.
World News Digest Authoritative news coverage from 1940 to today, with event summaries and background information.

 
 

Languages

Rosetta Stone Learn a new language with this popular education platform. Includes access to 30 different language choices.

 

Law

Gale Virtual Reference Library Database that contains several encyclopedias and offers access to essays, journals, and scholarly articles online for a variety of topics, including law. 

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.

 

Library and Information Science

Gale Virtual Reference Library Database that contains several encyclopedias and offers access to essays, journals, and scholarly articles online for a variety of topics, including Library and Information Science. 

Library, Information Science, and Technology Abstracts 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.

 

Magazines

Academic Search Premier Provides thousands of articles from academic journals and popular magazines.
MasterFILE Elite Includes over a thousand general interest magazines and 45 full text reference books.
MasterFILE Premier Provides access to over 1600 magazines including Consumer Reports, Foreign Affairs, and National Review.
Primary Search Provides access to children's magazines and encyclopedias.
Regional Business News Comprehensive articles from US and Canadian business publications. Updated daily.
TOPICsearch Includes magazines, government pamphlets, polls, newspapers, and book reviews to explore current events.
Zinio Over 50 magazines to stream or download to your PC or mobile device.

 

Newspapers

America’s News Search local, state, regional and national articles including printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific issue or event or compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics. Also includes Current Events and Special Reports for homework and research assignments.
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.
The New York Times Includes The New York Times 1857 to current issue,  New York Times Book Review  1986- , New York Times Magazine 1986-, and The New York Daily News 1851-1857
Newspaper Source Provides access to more than 40 US & international newspapers. The database also contains full text for 389 regional newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.
The Philadelphia Inquirer Includes 1981- present day.
Regional Business News Comprehensive articles from US and Canadian business publications. Updated daily.
What’s On: Haddonfield Selected back issues of the local newspaper.
World News Digest Authoritative news coverage from 1940 to today, with event summaries and background information.

 

Science

America's News - Find A Topic  Find information related to climate change, engineering, green living, science, technology and more.

GreenFILE Extensive coverage of environmental issues including climate change, sustainable agriculture, and renewable energy.

Gale Virtual Reference Library Database that contains several encyclopedias and offers access to essays, journals, and scholarly articles online for a variety of topics. 
Science Online Provides videos, experiments, activities, and articles for STEM learning.
Science Reference Center Includes images, biographies, articles, videos, and books related to the sciences.
Today’s Science Offers research topics, curriculum tools, science fair guide, articles, and more to study the sciences.

Spanish Language Resources

Grolier Online for Kids Includes geopolitical, thematic and exploration atlases, American Heritage dictionaries, New Book of Popular Science, world newspapers, and resources for educators.
Referencia Latina A comprehensive Spanish-language database offering content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries.
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.

 
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