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General & Student Research



  • Creativebug - offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more



  • ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center) - access to information from journals Education Journals 

  • Teacher Reference Center - provides indexing and abstracts for hundreds of periodicals. In addition, 96% of journals indexed in TRC are peer-reviewed.

  • Learning Express Study Guide -  Prepare for the GED test in English or Spanish, TASC, Math & Reading Skills, CLEP, ACCUPLACER, ASSET, THEA, PERT, TSI, College Placement, SAT, TOEFL,Prepare for the ASVAB, Military Flight Aptitude tests, SIFT, ASTB, AFOQT, Officer Candidate Tests, CFAT,  Allied Health, Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Physicial Assistant, Radiologic Technologist, Verterinary Technician, Air Traffic Controller, Civil Service, CDL, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Electrician, EMS, EMT, Paramedic, Firefighter, Postal Worker, Law Enforcement, NCLEX PN, NCLEX RN, Real Estate, Plumbing ....and more.

  • Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Center - Prepare for standardized tests with eBooks, online courses, and full-length practice tests for GED, SAT, ACT, AP, PSAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, U.S. citizenship, and more. Research undergraduate and graduate programs, find tuition assistance, and exploring and preparing for careers whether you’re entering the workforce for the first time or searching for new opportunities. A variety of interactive methods prompt personalized career recommendations and insight on programs, knowledge, skills, and ability. Search for jobs and create visually interesting résumés, cover letters, and websites that can be externally shared with prospective employers, using prebuilt templates.

General Reference 


History & Biography 

  • Salem History - Musicians and Composers; Great Lives (Notorious and Inventors); 1950's America

  • Gale Biography in Context - reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images. Covering a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers.



  • Legal Information Reference Center -  contains many full-text publications such as NOLO guides to immigration, renter and tenant issues and more.  Also includes thousands of legal forms.

  • NJ Statutes - Locate the content bar on the left, then scroll down to Laws and Constitution and select Statutes. 


Literary Criticism 

  • Salem Literary Criticism - Authors; Works; Surveys; Magill's Literary Annuals

  • Literary Reference Center - a database that provides  a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.

  • NoveList -a comprehensive readers' advisory solution for fiction lovers with an intuitive interface and extensive proprietary content, NoveList answers the question: What should I read next?

  • Gale Literature Resource Center - access to full text literary, plays  & poetry criticism


Newspapers & Journals 

  • EbscoHost -  Full Text periodical search

  • Newspaper Source Plus - Newspaper Source Plus provides a full-text digital collection of the world’s major news content. It includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires and news magazines. In addition, it offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.

  • Points of View Reference Center - a full-text database providing students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.

  • Academic Search Premier - academic journals

  • MasterFILE Elite  -  Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, including  full text reference books and an Image Collection of photos, maps and flags, beginning 198

  • Military and Government Collection - current cover-to-cover full text journals and periodicals news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.



  • Encyclopedia of Global Warming -  comprehensive coverage of the questions of global warming and climate change.

  • GreenFILE - content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.



  • Referencia Latina -  Spanish-language database, offers content from a variety of sources including encyclopedia entries.

  • EbscoHost in Spanish - Full Text Spanish language periodicals

  • LearningExpress - Recursos Para Hispanohablantes.  Herramientas de aprendizaje, carrera y ciudadanía en españo

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