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  1. Access World News

    Search current and archived state, national and international full-text articles on issues, events, business, obituaries, education, government, arts, entertainment, sports and more with over 3,000 newspapers, news wires, news videos, web-only content and other news sources including The Record (1985-Current), Star-Ledger (5/10/89-Current), and USA Today (7/1/87-Current).
  2. African-American History Online

    Explores more than 500 years of the African-American experience and features historical images and videos, subject entries, primary sources, time-lines, biographies, maps and charts, and more.
  3. American History Online

    Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural History, highlighting the important people and main time periods in American history.
  4. American Indian History Online

    Offers coverage of Native American culture, history, and heritage including a browsable index of more than 600 tribes and traditional stories from tribes and groups.
  5. American Women’s History Online

    Contains biographies, historical subject entries, primary sources, maps and charts, images, and videos covering more than 500 years of American women’s history.
  6. Ancestry Library

    Available only inside the library.
    Genealogy, family trees, and family records. Included are U.S. Federal Census Records, U.S. immigration records, and vital records, including the Social Security Death Index.
  7. Books in Print

    (staff only)
    Revitalize the way you connect to media with Bowker Books In Print. With a smart and attractive interface, it helps you search the marketplace and discover the right titles, including e-books, and connects you to the source. Search, discover, connect with Books In Print.
  8. BrainFuse (HelpNow and JobNow)

    HelpNow offers live, on-demand online tutoring for students in grades kindergarten through college. Members can get instant academic assistance from expert tutors throughout the week.
    Here is a link to videos that discuss what HelpNow offers: https://www.screencast.com/t/XNY9jUQHp8s

    JobNow offers the following services: Free live resume experts, live interview coaches and job coaches to help you on your job search. Submit your resume for expert feedback, career assessment tools and job resources, skill building lessons, videos, practice tests, resume creation software, match your skills and interests to careers and more.
    Here is a link to videos that discuss what JobNow offers: https://www.screencast.com/t/C7qzYpaCh3

  9. Britannica

    The award-winning Britannica Online is a safe, up-to-date and age-appropriate information resource for patrons of all ages. Library patrons from children to adults can explore thousands of articles on a wide array of subjects at the library or in the comfort of their own home. Its inviting and usable interface helps library patrons get to the answers they need quickly and problem-free. Whether it is for research, a homework assignment, or for fun, Britannica Online guarantees you access to the most accurate and up-to-date information on all of your information needs.
    Take a look at these variations:
    Young Adult

  10. Ebscohost

    Read and print articles from nearly 5,000 magazine and journals including favorites such as Consumer Reports. Also, included is Novelist, which provides fiction and non-fiction reading suggestions for all ages.
  11. Health Reference Center

    Gives clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body. Also includes a health dictionary and more than 600 educational videos.
  12. Home News Tribune - 1871 - Present

    Available only inside the library.
    Read back issues of the Herald News Tribune dating back to 1871. The collection consists of scanned images of original papers dating back to 1871. Gaps exist in the collection as it is still being scanned. Use the link above to search and read available issues while visiting any of the Edison Public Library branches. This service does not work from home due to copyright restrictions.
  13. Hoopla!

    Hoopla is a digital content provider of music, eBooks, audio-books, movies, comics, and television, with currently more than 400,000 titles available across those formats. LMxAC member library patrons have access to all content instantly, without having to place a hold or wait for a title to become available.
    Content can be streamed on a PC or Mac through hoopladigital.com. Borrowed titles can also be streamed and temporary downloaded to iOS and Android devices.
  14. JerseyClicks

    New Jersey’s statewide portal for searching the full-text databases offered by the State Library. The databases cover subjects such as health, history, business, education, science, current events, literature, and popular fiction.
  15. Kanopy

    Kanopy is a video-streaming service that offers a broad selection of more than 30,000 feature films, documentaries, foreign language, and training videos, including: The Great Courses, the Frontline series, and international films.
  16. Learning Express Hub 3.0

    [Replaces Learn-A-Test]
    Easy-to-Use Online Resources!
    • Improve your basic skills
    • Math, reading, and writing tutorials
    • Learn about in-demand careers
    • Prepare for occupational exams
    • ACT® SAT®, AP® test preparation
    • Prepare for the GED® test
    …and much more!
    Tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks
  17. Lynda.com

    Thousands of video tutorials on computer related topics covering anything from Photography, IT resources, 3D Animation, Video and Music Production, Business, Education, Marketing and Web development.
  18. Mango

    An online language learning system that can help you learn Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian, and more.
  19. Modern World History Online

    Covers the full scope of world history from the mid-15th century to the present with a focus on the people, places, events, and wars that have defined modern world history.
  20. New York Times

    Gain 24 Hours free access from your home to current articles from the official New York Times website by clicking on the New York times link above.
    From Home: Click here to gain access!
    While inside the library: Click here to Register! Use the link also to login.

  21. Proquest

    Full text coverage of the New York Times from 1851 to the present.
  22. Rosetta Stone Library Edition (Jersey Clicks)

    Learn up to 30 Language using the Library Edition of the ever popular program Rosetta Stone. This program is provided by the State Library of New Jersey via their Jersey Click Program. You will need a valid New Jersey Library Card to access the program from outside of the library and you will need to set up an account on the Rosetta Stone website as well. As with all the databases provided here there is no charge for this valuable service.
  23. ValueLine

    ValueLine is available!

    Click here if using from home!
    Click here for in library use!
    Value Line is a complete, multidimensional investment management solution that enables both new and experienced investors to make timely, better-informed decisions. It provides a wealth of in-depth financial information, intelligently presented both in print and online, plus objective research, insightful commentary, proven price projections, and advanced analytical tools.
  24. World Geography and Culture Online

    Easily study all aspects of a country, with facts at a glance and in-depth coverage through country entries, maps, flags, images, statistics, news articles, a gazetteer, and more.