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  1. Access World News

    More than 665 million current and archived articles can be searched, browsed, printed, emailed and even cited from over 10,000 news sources around the world! Extensive, exclusive titles from Pennsylvania, The United States and all over the globe! Available in the library and remotely with your library card on an easy-to-use mobile responsive interface. Includes quick links into suggested topics for your convenience.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. A to Z World Food

    AtoZ World food is the only food database that contains over 6,500 traditional recipes for international cuisine from 174 different countries! Fully searchable by country, ingredient, or keyword, this database will answer all your international cuisine and culture questions. Happy cooking!
  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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.
  8. Home News Tribune - 1871 - Present

    Available only inside the library.
    Read back issues of the Home 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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
  13. 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.
  14. Mango

    An online language learning system that can help you learn Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian, and more.
  15. New Jersey Digital Newspaper Project

    An electronic resource that compiles all the digitized newspapers from the state of New Jersey and provides easy accessibility for library patrons

  16. 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.

  17. 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.
  18. Star Ledger Collection

    Don’t miss a thing! The EdisonTownship Free Public Library’s access to the Newark Star Ledger now includes: full-page newspaper images, individual articles, and content only published online. Log in today with your library card and start searching the Newark Star Ledger Collection from NewsBank.
  19. ValueLine

    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.