Alphabetical Listing of Databases

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Academic Search Premier
An academic
multi-disciplinary database that provides full text for nearly 4,650
serials, and full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed (scholarly) titles.
To use from home or work
click here. (Show me how)

African American History Online
Provides information on more than 500
years of African American history. Available from the Facts on File
database group. To use from home or work click here.

American History Online
Spans more than 500 years of political,
military, social, and cultural history, highlighting the American
experience. Available from the Facts on File
database group. To use from home or work
click here.

American Indian History Online
Offers fast access to more than 15,000
years of Native American culture, history, and biographies. Available
from the Facts on File database group. To use from home or work click here.

Ancestry (Library Edition)
Research census (1790-1930), birth, marriage, death records, plus news stories, photos historical maps, and more. Also includes U.K. census records from 1841 to 1901. Use in the library only.

Ancient & Medieval History Online
Encompasses six ancient centers of
civilization–Africa, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Mesoamerica, and Mesopotamia.
Available from the Facts on File database group.
To use from home or work click here.


Art Index Retrospective

With 75 years of art journalism, users can research leading
English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch sources.
Includes important yearbooks and select museum bulletins.
To use from home or work
click here. (Show me how)
 

Artprice.com


Auction prices for some 309,000 artists’ works, as well as biographical
information, signatures, monograms, and symbols. Use in the Main Library’s Reference Center only.

AskArt

Biographical, auction listings, and image databases. This source is helpful
when researching North American artists.
Use in the Main Library’s Reference Center only.

Audiobooks from eLibraryNJ
Audiobooks available for Newark Public Library patrons.
More information
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Biography and Genealogy Master Index
Citations to
over 13.6 million biographical sketches of people (living
and deceased). Cites both current reference sources and important
retrospective works, most of which are available at the Newark Public Library.
Covers every field of activity and all areas of the world.

Biography in Context
Biographies plus full-text magazine
articles, images, and website links. Search for current or historic
people by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates
and places, gender, or by keyword and full text.

Biography Reference Bank
Features more than 177,000 entries about the lives of people prominent in history, science, the arts, music, literature, multicultural studies, gender studies, business, government and politics, sports, entertainment, and many other areas.
To use from home or work click here. (Show me how)

Bloom’s Literary Reference Online
Contains information and criticism on specific literary works, plus information on great writers throughout history. Available from the Facts on File
database group. To use from home or work click here.

Business Insights: Essentials
Industry rankings, profiles, market share data, company histories, and more.

Business Source Elite
Provides full text for nearly 1,100
business publications, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed
sources. Business Source Elite provides information dating back to 1985,
and is updated daily.
To use from home or work click here. (Show me how)
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Career Connections (NJ)
Resources and support for job seekers.

Christian Music Finder
An index to hard-to-find Christian music.
Searchable by a librarian in the Reference Center only.

Ciao
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)
covers theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a
wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward, including working papers
from university research institutes, occasional papers series from
NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from
conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.
Use in the library only.

columbia earthscape
Provides
resources on environmental sciences, with books, articles, papers,
case studies, and more, from researchers, publishers, and educators
worldwide.
Use in the library only.

CQ Researcher
Contains original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on the latest issues in the news, with in-depth coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Published online 44 times a year.
Use in the Main Library’s Reference Center only.

Curriculum Resource Center
Provides a
library of printable teacher-handout material for the middle school,
high school, and junior college curriculum.
Available from the Facts on File
database group. To use from home or work click here.
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Davenport’s Art Reference and Price Guide
 

Lists auction dates and prices, and biographical data.
Searchable by a librarian in the Main Library’s Reference Center only.


Downloadable Audiobooks from eLibraryNJ
Audiobooks available for Newark Public Library patrons.
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EBSCOhost
Search the many EBSCO database products for articles and information.
To use from home or work click here. (Show me how)

eLibraryNJ – Downloadable Audiobooks
Audiobooks available for Newark Public Library patrons.
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ERIC
ERIC, the
Educational Resource Information Center, contains more than 2,200
digests along with references for additional information and citations
and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.
To use from home or work click here.
(Show me how)

Explora

Articles, essays, videos, and primary source documents, simple & effective searching, easy-to-browse categories arranged by popular subjects, topic overviews, and more.
To use from home or work click here.
(Show me how)
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Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center
Contains career information, with job and industry profiles, career forecasting, and a monthly newsletter. Available from the Facts on File
database group. To use from home or work click here.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
This database
provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject
areas.
To use from home or work
click here.
(Show me how)
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Gale Literary Index
Helpful for literary
criticism, search this database to find out which Gale reference sources
contain information and criticism about a particular author or work.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

GaleNet
Search any of the Gale databases, covering biographies, literature, general reference, business, and more.

How to Cite Gale Resources
Provides assistance and examples for citing information from the Gale and Infotrac databases.

Gordon’s Print Price Annual

The pre-eminent source to check for sales of artwork on paper.
Use in the Main Library’s Reference Center only.

GreenFILE
Find topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Comprised of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology.
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Health and Wellness Resource Center
Find magazines,
journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, videos, and reference
information on: medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health,
prescription drugs, and more.

Health Reference Center
Provides
information on key research, medical terms, and treatments in various
health-related fields. Available from the Facts on File
database group. To use from home or work click here.

Health Source: Consumer Edition
Provides
information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food
sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.
Contains searchable full text for nearly 150 journals.
To use from home or work click here.
(Show me how)

Hoovers
Hoovers contains comprehensive
information about public, private, and international companies, people,
various industries, and business news.
Use in the library only.

How to Cite Gale Resources
Provides assistance and examples for citing information from the Gale and Infotrac databases.
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Jersey Cat
Search the catalogs of New Jersey libraries plus the New Jersey Union List of Serials. Items not owned by the Newark Public Library may be requested for interlibrary loan. After locating an item that you wish to borrow, click on “Request Item” and complete the form.

Job & Career Accelerator
Create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.
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LearningExpress Library
Offers interactive practice exams,
including ASVAB, GED, GMAT, PRAXIS, SAT, police and firefighter tests, and more.
To use from home or work click here.

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.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Indexes more
than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings.
Covers librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online
information retrieval, information management and more.
To use from home or work
click here.
(Show me how)

Literary Index (Gale)
Helpful for literary
criticism, search this database to find out which Gale reference sources
contain information and criticism about a particular author or work.

Literary Reference Center
Provides author biographies and interviews, plot summaries, book reviews, literary analysis, a glossary of literary terms, and a timeline. Also included are the texts of some 32,000 poems, 13,500 short stories, and many classics in other genres, too.
To use from home or work
click here.
(Show me how)

Literary Reference Online (Bloom’s)
Contains information and criticism on specific literary works, plus information on great writers throughout history.
Available from the Facts on File database group.
To use from home or work click here.

Literature Criticism Online
This scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books, and periodicals is delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.
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Marquis Who’s Who
Comprehensive profiles on over 1,444,914 million of the most accomplished individuals from all fields of endeavor including: government, business, science and technology, the arts, entertainment, and sports.
Use in the Main Library’s Reference Center and branches.

MAS Ultra
Provides abstracts for nearly 230 general interest and current events magazines, with full text for more than 150. Also includes nearly 400 full-text pamphlets and nearly 10 full-text reference books.
To use from home or work
click here.
(Show me how)

MasterFILE Elite
Covering
virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier
also includes 84,011 biographies.
To use from home or work
click here.
(Show me how)

Middle Search Plus
For middle school students, contains full-text articles, biographies, primary source documents, and images, including maps and flags.
To use from home or work
click here.
(Show me how)

Modern World History Online
Covers the broad expanse of world
history from pre-historic times through the modern era. Available from the Facts on File
database group. To use from home or work click here.
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New York Times Historical
(1851-2012)
Find articles,
photographs, maps, news reports, reviews, stock quotes, marriage
announcements, obituaries, advertisements, and other information from every
page of every available issue of our nation’s newspaper of record. Helpful for locating obituaries and biographical information on notable individuals.
Use in the library only.

The Newark Public Library’s Song Index
This database indexes songs (popular and classical) from sheet music owned by
The Newark Public Library. Especially helpful for finding whether an individual song may be in a songbook that the library owns.
Includes approximately 90,000 entries.

Newspaper Source Plus
Newspaper Source Plus provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.

 

To use from home or work
click here.
(Show me how)


NoveList
This readers’ advisory resource assists
readers in finding new authors and titles.
To use from home or work
click here.

NoveList K-8
Helps parents, teachers, and readers through the eighth grade find books suited to individual tastes.
To use from home or work
click here.
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OCLC – WorldCat
Search the catalogs of thousands of libraries through this global network. Great for finding an item that the library does not currently have.
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Points of View Reference Center
Offers materials to assist in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. It can be useful as a guide in planning to debate, to develop arguments, or to write position papers. To use from home or work
click here.

Primary Search
A good source for elementary school students, provides full text for nearly 70 popular magazines. All full-text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full-text information dates as far back as 1990.
To use from home or work
click here.
(Show me how)

ProQuest Digital Microfilm™
Provides digital access to Barron’s, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.
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ReferenceUSA
With information on over 13 million
U.S. businesses, this database is searchable by company name, business
size, location, NAICS and SIC codes, and more. There is also a residential
directory, Canadian business and residential information, and physician and
dental directories.

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

Regional Business News
Provides full-text coverage for regional business publications, with coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers, and newswires across the United States.
To use from home or work
click here.
(Show me how)

Research In Context
This database provides in-depth
reference content for the areas of literature, history,
biographies, science, and social studies.

Rosetta Stone
Learn up to 30 languages using the Library Edition of this program.
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Salem Health
This resource brings full-text accessibility to Magill’s Medical Guide and Salem Health: Cancer. It will be of great interest to students, patients, caregivers, and others. To use from home or work click here.

Salem History
Database offers full-text access to history titles: The Fifties and Seventies in America and Great Lives from History: The 18th Century and Notorious Lives. To use from home or work click here.

Salem Literature
Database offers full-text access to literature titles: I know Why the Caged Bird Sings and Tales of Poe.To use from home or work click here.

Science Online
Contains
extensive information on a broad range of scientific disciplines.
Available from the Facts on File
database group. To use from home or work click here.

Small Business Reference Center
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.

Song Index (Newark Public Library)
This database indexes songs (popular and classical) from sheet music owned by
The Newark Public Library. Especially helpful for finding whether an individual song may be in a songbook that the library owns.

Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage
A comprehensive, professional source of proprietary financial and investment analysis.
Use in the Main Library’s Reference Center and branches.

Star Ledger Archive
 

Online access to the Star Ledger’s articles back to 1989.
Searchable in the Main Library’s New Jersey Room. Ask a librarian for assistance.

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Teacher Reference Center
This index of over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books provides coverage on key education topics such as assessment, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, instructional media, language arts, literacy standards, science and mathematics, and more for K-12 teachers and librarians.
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What Do I Read Next?
Use this readers’ advisory database to search for books by title, author, genre, story line, character, award winners, plus more.

World Almanac For Kids
Available from the Facts on File
database group. To use from home or work click here.

World Geography and Culture Online
Combines more than 500 clear, printable,
full-color maps with superb statistical information.
Available from the Facts on File
database group. To use from home or work click here.

WorldCat
Search the catalogs of thousands of libraries through this global network. Great for finding an item that the library does not currently have.

 

*Additional database resources may be available in the Main Library’s Reference Center. Please consult a librarian for assistance.