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Academic Search Premier Academic Search Premier
The world's largest scholarly, multi-discipline 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. From Facts on File
American History Online American History Online
Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience.
American Indian History Online American Indian History Online
Offers thorough access to more than 15,000 years of Native American culture, history, and heritage.
From Facts on File
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.
From Facts on File.
Ancestry Library Edition Ancestry Library Edition
(In library use only) Genealogical and historical information from census, church, court, military, probate, vital records, ships passenger lists, and much more.

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.
From Facts on File
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.
From Facts on File
Business Source Elite 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 as well as industry reports. This database is updated on a daily basis to reflect the newest trends and events in business.
Consumer Reports Database Consumer Reports Database
Looking to buy a refrigerator?? a generator? a new car? a stroller? Be an informed consumer and log onto ConsumerReports.org. You can enjoy the online convenience of the exact Consumer Reports Magazine in print , with full reviews, articles, charts, tables, and ratings.
Curriculum Resource Center Curriculum Resource Center
Provides a library of printable teacher-handout material for the middle school, high school, and junior college curriculum.
From Facts on File
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. 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.
eBooks on EBSCOhost eBooks on EBSCOhost
Access The Library’s eContent collection for digital books on all topics.
EBSCOhost Master File Elite EBSCOhost Master File Elite
MasterFILE Elite contains over 1,000 magazines about business, health, history, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. You will also find colorful photographs, maps, flags and reference books. This database also contains the complete Consumer Reports up to the most current issue. ( ** Tip for Searching Consumer Reports: Type your topic (i.e. refrigerators) in the Search Box then type “Consumer Reports” in the Publications Box)
ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, contains hundreds of digests, citations, and abstracts from leading educational and education-related journals.
Explora Public Libraries Explora Public Libraries
A Go-To Resource for everyone from middle school and high school students to adults who love to learn! Begin here to find books, articles, and videos about Arts & Literature; Biography; Business & Careers; Current Events; Geography and Culture; Health; History and Social Science; and Science and Math. Research Made Easy with Explora
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!
From Facts on File
Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia Funk and Wagnalls 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 Encyclopedia of Fitness
Covers 300 topics on physiology and fitness as well as topics on diseases and conditions related to fitness. Includes coverage of Healthy People 2010/2020, the nationwide initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to improve the nation's health.
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.
Google Applied Digital Skills Google Applied Digital Skills
Google Applied Digital Skills is a set of free, video-based technology lessons that prepare learners of all ages for the growing number of jobs that require basic digital skills.
Lessons include:
  • Résumé Writing
  • Job Searching
  • Google Workspace Certification
  • Graphic Design
  • Intro Digital Skills
  • and more!
Health Reference Center Health Reference Center
Provides clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body.
From Facts on File
HeritageQuest Online HeritageQuest Online
HeritageQuest® Online is opening up its database to all New Jerseyans, including those without a valid library card, for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis. Enjoy using this genealogical database to search U.S. Federal Census records, books, city directories, wills and probate records (1668-2005), digitized family and local history books, military records, and a wealth of other historical collections and research guides. The barcode below used must be used by everyone who visits the page. ** Even cardholders must enter this barcode as your own barcode will not work. NJCOVID12345678
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
Connect to the web version of the Home News Tribune to read today’s top headlines. The library also purchases digital access to the Home News Tribune that includes front-to-back scans of the complete newspaper dating back to 2003. This digital access is only available within the library and searching must be conducted by a librarian. Please stop by the Information Desk if you need assistance.
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. Articles are written in a language that students can easily understand.
Issues & Controversies in American History Issues & Controversies in American History
Builds a deeper understanding of how historical events have shaped our nation by exploring the key players and the battles they fought.
Just for the Health of It, East Brunswick Public Library's Prescription for the Best Health and Wellness Information Around Town! Just for the Health of It, East Brunswick Public Library's Prescription for the Best Health and Wellness Information Around Town!
Looking for the best Health and Wellness Resources that have been evaluated by the library’s Consumer Health Librarians? Click here to visit the library’s own health portal Just For The Health Of It for all your health information needs.
Legal Information Reference Center
Legal Information Reference Center offers everyday users the tools to cover a wide-range of legal issues. The database includes thousands of downloadable legal forms and hundreds of legal publications and books. 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. The database is easy to browse by these categories:
  • Business & Corporations
  • Family Affairs & Divorce
  • Immigration & Travel
  • Money & Financial Planning
  • Patents, Copyrights, & Trademarks
  • Property & Real Estate
  • Rights & Disputes
  • Wills & Estate Planning
Library and Information Science & Technology Abstracts Library and Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Index to hundreds of periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings covering all facets of librarianship and information management.
LumosLearning.com LumosLearning.com
Lumos StepUpTM Library Database Resource is a comprehensive supplemental study program for students in elementary and middle schools. It provides NJSLA aligned practice exams and online workbooks with hundreds of practice questions for Math and English Language Arts for students in grades 3-8. Students can conveniently access this program from anywhere using a personal computer, android phone, iPhone or a tablet computer with internet access.
Provides drug information, a medical encyclopedia, dictionary, directories of doctors, dentists and hospitals, current health news, pages on selected health topics, as well as links to other health resources. Published by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. No library card number is required.
Middlesex County Foreclosure - Basic Info Guide Middlesex County Foreclosure - Basic Info Guide
A guide developed by Middlesex County to help residents before they enter in to foreclosure, and for them to be aware of these resources when they begin to experience financial hardship. While these resources cannot solve every problem, they can often be a key first step in getting support.
Military OneSource 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! ** You will be asked to enter your 14-digit library card number **
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.
From Facts on File
Morningstar analysts' independent opinions on 1,900 stocks and 2,000 funds. Compare stocks and mutual funds or conduct your own portfolio analysis.
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Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database

The most common questions asked about natural medicines are, "Is it safe?" and "Does it work?" This database provides an objective, scientific rating for over 90,000 commercially available natural medicines, including herbs, dietary supplements, vitamins, and minerals. Learn about the many uses for natural products to treat different medical condition. This includes summaries for each product’s effectiveness, safety, adverse effects, drug interactions, food interactions, disease interaction, and dosing and administration. Each product is given a scientific rating on a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the highest in all categories.

**This is a special database that is only accessible at the Library. If you are outside the Library, please call the Information Desk at 732-390-6767 and a librarian will be happy to search the database and send the results to you.**

NJ DataBank
NJ DataBank is a free website from Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration that features data in 20 policy areas. Features include:
  • Municipal profiles
  • County comparisons
  • Rankings of how New Jersey compares nationally
  • Links to key data sources and relevant databases
  • New Jersey reports and analysis
  • Contacts for Rutgers policy area experts
NoveList NoveList
Find fiction books recommendations on your favorite topic or by your favorite author. Includes fiction for adults, teens and children. Connect to NoveList from East Brunswick Schools
NYTimes.com NYTimes.com
The library now provides free access to the entire New York Times for our library card holders. Easy access from any device. Patrons just need to click on the NYTimes.com image and create an account.
  • Full NYT articles 1981 – Current day
  • Historical articles published between 1851-1922
  • Real-time market data covering 11,000 + public & private companies
  • Video, photography, interactive research tools – even virtual reality.
  • Full access to International, Chinese, and Spanish editions of the NYT
  • Custom alert feature
PebbleGo PebbleGo
Find content on animals, space, science, and all about the planet Earth using this database aimed at students in Kindergarten to Grade 3. Includes built-in reading and research tools such as leveled text, consistent navigation, fun educational games, spoken-word audio, and videos. To log in, please use the following: Username: ebpl Password: enter the first 5 digits of your library card barcode. If you need assistance, please call the Youth Services department at (732) 390-6789.
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.
Real Estate Values
Home sale prices, land and tax assessments, searchable by county, town, location, owner name, block or lot. Almost all New Jersey counties included.
Reference Solutions Reference Solutions
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.
ResearchwithNJ.com ResearchwithNJ.com
A database of New Jersey research experts, facilities, publications, new, and events at five of the state’s universities (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Princeton University; NJIT; Stevens Institute of Technology; and Rowan University) powered by the Elsevier Pure architecture. It includes all tenured and tenured-track STEM faculty and research active clinical and independent non-tenure track faculty. The free and publicly available database was built primarily to increase innovation exchange, establish greater collaboration between academia and industry, and help to market New Jersey as a center of innovation. ** Contact the library’s Information Desk at 732-390-6767 to request full research articles of citations.
Science Online Science Online
Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.
From Facts on File
Small Business Reference Center 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, industry overviews, 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.
The Library's online catalog The Library's online catalog
Find, renew, or place holds on books, music, movies and more that The Library owns. Manage your library account.
The World Almanac for Kids Online The World Almanac for Kids Online
From Facts on File
Tutor.com Tutor.com
Students can now work with a live tutor 7 days a week from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Tutor.com brings live, one-to-one help TO YOU, FOR FREE to all EB library card holders. Who can use the Tutor.com Learning Suite? Everyone! K-12 and college students can get help with homework, studying, projects, essay writing and test prep in every subject. Adults can get help with job searches, GED prep and academic support.
Is the service available remotely? Yes. Patrons can connect to Tutor.com from any computer or mobile device (smartphones & tablets) with Internet access. Instructions to download the free mobile app for your iOS or Android device are on the Tutor.com site.
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

From Facts on File
Universal Class Universal Class
Universal Class is over 500 Continuing Education, video-based courses for anyone interested in personal or professional growth. Over 30 subjects are taught by professional instructors with lessons, exams, assignments, and discussion boards, or you can simply enjoy a course for fun without doing any homework. Anyone from teens through seniors will find an interesting class learn, grow, and enjoy. Here is just a sampling of courses:

• Computer Training
• Personal Finance
• How to/Do It Yourself
• General Education
• Business
• Pet & Animal Care
• Career Training
• Health & Medicine
• Arts, Crafts & Hobbies
• And Much More !!!
Learn More & Get Started using our YouTube tutorials.
Value Line
The Value Line Research Center database contains the complete Investment Survey Standard Edition, Investment Survey Small & Mid-Cap, Value Line Mutual Fund Survey, The Value Line Daily Options Survey, The Value Line Special Situations Service, The Value Line Convertible Survey, and many online tools that allow the investor to manipulate numbers & ratios in ways never possible before to make the best financial decisions.
For detailed instructions for using this database, see Getting Started.
This database is limited to 6 simultaneous users. If you cannot access, please wait a while and try again. Thank you.
World Atlas World Atlas
Combines detailed, printable, full-color maps of countries, provinces, and states with up-to-date statistical and local information.
From Facts on File
World Geography and Culture Online World Geography and Culture Online
Facilitates the study of countries, U.S. states, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills through a global approach.

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About the Databases

The Library subscribes to more than 50 online databases that offer you access to reliable information that is not freely available on the Internet. Using these databases in The Library or from your home computer you can search for magazine and journal articles, company information, auto repair information, Morningstar investment reports, encyclopedia articles, medical information, and much more.

How to Access Our Databases

- In the Building
All of the databases are freely available for use at the public computers in The Library.

- Outside the building
Access is limited to library cardholders. Users will need to enter their library card numbers and PIN or follow the instructions as listed for each database.

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