East Brunswick Public Library :: Databases for Teens
Databases for Teens
Academic Search Premier Academic Search Premier
The world's largest scholarly, multidiscipline database with critical research designed specifically for academic institutions. Contains unmatched, full-text coverage in physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, computer sciences, medical sciences, social sciences, psychology, and humanities.
African-American History Online African-American History Online
Provides expansive and in-depth information on the people, events, and topics important to the study of African-American history.
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American History Online American History Online
Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history, highlighting the important people and events of the American experience.
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American Indian History Online American Indian History Online
Offers thorough access to more than 15,000 years of Native American culture, history, and heritage.
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American Women's History Online 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.
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Ancient and Medieval History Online Ancient and Medieval History Online
Explores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia.
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Biography & Genealogy Master Index Biography & Genealogy Master Index
An index to quickly determine which publication to consult for biographical information. Contains biographical material on people from all time periods, geographical locations and occupations.
Bloom's Literary Reference Online Bloom's Literary Reference Online
Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.
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Curriculum Resource Center Curriculum Resource Center
Provides a library of printable teacher-handout material for the middle school, high school, and junior college curriculum.
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eBooks -- Gale Virtual Reference Collection eBooks -- Gale Virtual Reference Collection
Welcome to the library’s virtual reference collection, a place for conducting research that searches hundreds of full-scanned e-books. Watch as the computer instantly searches through books and delivers the best articles right to your desktop. Covers all topics, including history, literature, art, biography, business, science, social science, medicine, politics, and more.
Access The Library’s eContent collection for digital books on all topics. You will first need to create a free account by visiting the library’s Information Desk in person or phoning the Information Desk at 732-390-6767.
EbscoHOST MasterFILE Elite EbscoHOST MasterFILE Elite
This is a great place to find magazine articles about business, health, history, education, general science, current events and lots more. Find colorful photographs, maps, and flags for school reports. Also contains reference books and Consumer Reports.
Facts on File Facts on File
Find articles about history, including modern, ancient, medieval, American Indian, African-American, and women; science; careers; teacher curriculum materials, and there’s even an atlas.
Facts on File History Database Search
Search all Facts on File History Databases in one step to find articles. Included databases:
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
Provides detailed profiles of more than 3,300 jobs and 94 industries, invaluable advice on career skills, more than 48,000 resource entries, and much more!
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Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia
Here you will find thousands of simple-to-understand encyclopedia articles covering just about any topic imaginable.
Gale Drama for Students eBooks Gale Drama for Students eBooks
Analysis of major plays, including an introduction, author biography, plot summary, characters, themes, style, and criticism.
Gale Literature Resource Center Gale Literature Resource Center
Learn about the lives, works, and styles of authors, poets, essayists, journalists, and playwrights. There is also a historical timeline. Recommended 9th grade and up.
Gale Novels for Students eBooks Gale Novels for Students eBooks
Analysis of major novels, including an introduction, author biography, plot summary, characters, themes, style, and criticism.
Gale Poetry for Students eBooks Gale Poetry for Students eBooks
Analysis of major poems, including an introduction, author biography, poem text, poem summary, themes, style, and criticism.
Gale Shakespeare for Students eBooks Gale Shakespeare for Students eBooks
Analysis of Shakespeare’s most-popularly-studied plays and poetry in secondary schools and undergraduate curricula, including an introduction, plot summary, characters, themes, style, and criticism.
Gale Short Stories for Students eBooks Gale Short Stories for Students eBooks
Analysis of major short stories, including an introduction,author biography, plot summary, characters, themes, style, and criticism.
Gale Virtual Reference Collection Gale Virtual Reference Collection
Welcome to the library’s virtual reference collection, a place for conducting research that searches hundreds of full-scanned e-books. Browse along our virtual stacks and click on the subject category that matches your subject. Watch as the computer instantly searches through books and delivers the best information right to your desktop
Health Reference Center Health Reference Center
Provides clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body.
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Health Source Consumer Edition Health Source Consumer Edition
Teens will find easy-to-read articles about health topics of interest to them, including eating disorders, sexuality, nutrition, mental health, sports and general health.
Historical Newspapers (New York Times 1851-2006)
Full-text and full-scanned articles from the New York Times from 1851 -2006. (For more recent papers, see Custom Newspapers from the New Jersey State Library.
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History Reference Center History Reference Center
Find full-text articles, historical documents, photos or biographies from periodicals, reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books.
Home News Tribune
Home News Tribune’s website for today’s top stories
-Archive dating back to 1992
-Full articles available on microfilm in The Library
Informé Informé
Magazine articles in Spanish. (Revistas en Español). Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
Issues & Controversies Issues & Controversies
Explore both sides of controversial issues in politics, government, business, education, and popular culture. Each article lays out the pros and cons of hot topics and is written to inspire thought-provoking debates and research reports.
Job and Career Accelerator Job and Career Accelerator
Combines everything you need for a successful job search in one easy-to-use site. Explore over 1,000 different occupations; match your interests and skills with the career that's best for you; search over 5 million up-to-the-minute local and national job postings; create professional resumes and cover letters; practice and master interviewing skills; and organize and track your job search progress all in one place.
Kids & Teens will find this database easy to use for school reports or just learning about your favorite topic.Explore animals, arts & entertainment, geography, health, history & social studies, inventions & technology, plants, people, science & math, sports, stories & literature and transportation. Find awesome pictures and there’s even the Merriam-Webster®’s Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags & seals and over 1,700 colorful charts and graphs.
Research health matters of interest to teens. You’ll even find drug information and a medical encyclopedia. Published by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. No library card number is required
Middle Search Plus Middle Search Plus
Designed just for middle school kids, this database is not too easy, but not overly difficult – just right for you! Find articles on almost any topic in more than 150 great magazines
Modern World History Online Modern World History Online
Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history—from mid-15th century to the present.
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Newspaper Source Plus Newspaper Source Plus
Newspaper Source™ Plus includes more than 700 full-text newspapers, providing more than 33 million full-text articles. The database contains comprehensive full text for major newspapers such as New York Times (from January 1985 to present), Christian Science Monitor, Irish Times (Ireland), San Francisco Chronicle, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The Times (UK), Toronto Star, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times (DC), and others. In addition, Newspaper Source Plus features more than 757,000 television and radio news transcripts, including: ABC News (American Broadcasting Company), CBS News, CNBC, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, MSNBC, National Public Radio, and PBS.
NJ ASK Test Preparation NJ ASK Test Preparation
Here is a database to help students in grades 3 to 8 prepare for the NJ ASK test. Hundreds of practice questions and diagnostic tests are available through this service. Access it using your East Brunswick Public Library card from our website anywhere you have Internet access. Students receive immediate feedback on their answers and can work at their own pace. This program adheres to the New Jersey core curriculum content standards.
NoveList NoveList
Find fiction books recommendations on your favorite topic or by your favorite author. Includes fiction for adults, teens and children.
Points of View Points of View
This database is easy to read and covers both sides of controversial subjects facing society today. Find full articles to help you develop an argument, write a paper, or debate your point of view. Also includes thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top political and societal publications.
Primary Sources Primary Sources
Primary sources are documents, reports, photographs, letters, drawings, and memoirs created by those who have participated in or witnessed events of the past. From primary sources we are able to touch the lives of people from the past.
Qikan Library
Chinese language database that offers 100 full-scanned magazines from mainland China You’ll find articles about literature, education, health & fitness, travel, business, computers & electronics, fashion & women, and science.
Reference USA
A one-stop database for targeting companies based on geography, line of business, size, and sales volume. Contains detailed information on nearly 12 million U.S. businesses with addresses, key executives, and websites. Build your own custom list of companies for mailing out resumes. Also offers information on companies that have just recently opened or are planning on opening. Data is compiled from telephone directories, annual reports, government data, trade magazines, newspapers, and phone calls by a staff of researchers.
Rosen Teen Health & Wellness Rosen Teen Health & Wellness
Finally a database Just for Teens on things that matter most to you! This database gives real life answers to your questions about diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying, green living, financial literacy, digital literacy, and more.
Science Online Science Online
Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.
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Student Research Center Student Research Center
This is the perfect homework helper that makes searching a breeze. You can pinpoint your topic easily by simply clicking under the picture for the type of information you want to receive (Magazines, Biographies, Primary Source Documents, etc.) Covers a wide range of topics, including history, math, sports, science, and lots more.
The Library’s Online Catalog The Library’s Online Catalog
Use the Library Catalog to search the library's holdings to find a great read, for information for your research, a music CD or a DVD, and more...
The World Almanac for Kids
Handouts for your projects and more...with brand New Sections!
U.S. Government Online U.S. Government Online
Provides expansive and in-depth information about:
  • The three branches of the U.S. government
  • Elections and political parties,
  • The Consitution and the foundation of the U.S. government,
  • Citizenship and civic responsibilities

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World Book World Book
World Book Online contains all of the great articles from the print edition, plus a data visualization feature called Timelines, electronic reference texts, and a full Spanish version of the site, Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos.
World Geography and Culture Online World Geography and Culture Online
Combines detailed, printable, full-color maps of countries, provinces, and states with up-to-date statistical and local information.
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