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The Library offers a wide range of electronic resources. Whether the Library is open or closed you have 24/7 access to these resources with your Library of the Chathams card.

Databases by Letter

The Library offers a wide range of electronic resources. Whether the Library is open or closed you have 24/7 access to these resources with your Library of the Chathams card.

Academic Search Premier


Covers a wide range of academic disciplines with many full-text journals.

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Ancestry Library


A Genealogy Resource

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Bloom’s Literary Reference Online

Bloom's literary reference


Searches Authors, Works, Themes and Images.

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Books and Authors



Looking for a Good Book? Here’s a Place to Start!

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A suite of online brain exercises designed to help adults think faster, focus better, remember more, and enjoy life.

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Career Transitions


Resource for Job Seekers:  Skills Assessment, Resume Creations and Application Help. (Go to Jersey Clicks, then click on Alphabetical or just scroll to Career Transitions.)

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Contemporary Literature Criticism, Volumes 1 – 381.



Criticism of the works of today’s novelists, poets, playwrights and other creative writers

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Corfacts Business to Business


A Sophisticated Business Tool to Find, Research and Contact Businesses

For User Id and Password please contact the reference desk at the library:  973-635-0603


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Curriculum Resource Center (Facts on File)

facts on file crc


Projects, Diagrams, and Information for School Teachers and Students

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Reference Resources for Students and Educators.

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EBSCO – Business Source Elite and Regional Business News


Enter via “Magazines and Newspapers” and Scroll Down to Business Source Elite.

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EBSCO – Premier Magazines

Online Periodical Database – Many Full-text

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Encyclopedia of American Immigration (Salem Press)


Offers Multiple Fields for Refining Searches, Including Curriculum, Category, and Geographical Location.

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Educational Research Information Clearinghouses

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Facts on File – Ferguson ‘s Career Guidance Center


Database of Career Information

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Facts on File – Health Reference Center


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Facts on File – History Database Center


A Suite of 7 History Databases

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Facts on File – Science Online


Diagrams, Experiments, and More

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Fishawack Papers

Warning: Large File Size; Will Take a While to Load.
(These documents are in “.pdf” format. You will need Adobe Acrobat to view them.)
Index A-Ju (22.0MB)
Index Ka-Z (24.7MB)

Volume 1(96.7MB)
Volume 2 (50.0MB)
Volume 3 (77.2MB)
Volume 4 (104MB)
Volume 5 (79.1MB)
Volume 6 (194MB)
Volume 7 (164MB)
Volume 8 (84.1MB)
Volume 9 (77.0MB)
Volume 10 (134MB)
Volume 11 (65.7MB)
Volume 12 (54.0MB)
Volume 13 (86.6MB)
Volume 14 (109MB)

Free Art Books from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Met Museum publications on art history available to download and read

Link here

Gale Business Insights: Global


All-in-one Source for International Business and Industry Research.

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Gale Small Business Builder

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Gale Virtual Reference Library



A 24/7 Virtual Online Reference Library

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General One File

general one file

Millions of News and Periodical Articles on a Range of General Interest Topics; Updated Daily.

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Health & Wellness Resource Center Including Alternative Medicine



Well-researched Information that is In-depth yet Simple to Navigate.

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Historical New York Times: 1851-2005

Full-text of the New York Times Since 1885 (Please use ProQuest for 2006-Present)

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Interlibrary Loan – JerseyCat

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New Jersey’s One Stop Gateway to Quality Information.

Job and Career Accelerator



Practice Tests, Exercises, Skill-building Courses, eBooks etc

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Learning Express Library


Tutorials and Practice Tests for School, Jobs and Computer Skills.

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Legal Information Reference Center


Provides many consumer legal reference books and thousands of multi-state and state-specific legal forms.

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Literary Reference Center – (EBSCO)


Literary Criticism, Plot Summaries, Author Info; Includes Magills.

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Literature Map

Type in a favorite author to find similar writers.


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Literature Resources – Gale’s Artemis Platform



Cross-searches Contemporary Literature Criticism, Literature Resource Center, Scribner Writers & Twayne’s Authors.

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Link here to learn software, technology, creative, and business skills lessons at home at your own pace.

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Mango Languages


Online Learning System for Many Languages

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Medigap and Medicare – Weiss Financial Ratings


This Database Helps You Create a Customized Report on Medigap Information.
(Please note that all information you enter is kept confidential and
is not saved or sent to any company)

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A Genealogy Resource

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New Jersey Driver’s License Tests

NJ Driver's logo

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New York Times Historical


Archive – Historical New York Times through Proquest

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New York Times Online

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Suggestions To Find Your Next Good Read!

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NoveList K-8

Suggestions for Younger Readers.
Find Books that are Just Right for Their Reading Level!

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Oxford Art Online (formerly Grove Art Online)


Cross-searches Grove Art Online, The Benezit Dictionary of Artists, The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.   Includes Image Links

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Points of View


This database covers 380 topics. It presents multiple sides of issues to help students understand controversies, develop analytical skills, and write persuasive essays.

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Features information on U.S. Presidents and U.S. Presidential Elections.

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ProQuest Research Library


Access to a Wide Range of Popular and Academic Subjects from Magazines, Scholarly Journals, Trade Publications, and Newspapers such as the New York Times, and USA Today.

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Reference USA Business Database


Information on Over 14 Million Businesses.

(Go to JerseyClicks. Scroll down to Resources and click on Reference USA.)

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Rosetta Stone Library Solution


Rosetta Stone language immersion courses featuring 30 languages.



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Salem Press


Accesses the Following Digital Titles:

American Immigration
Great Events (20th century 1902-2000)
Mathematics and Society
Milestone Documents in African American History
Milestone Documents in World History

Addictions & Substance abuse

Magill’s Medical Guide: Health and Illness,
Psychology & Mental Health

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Single Mothers Grants

Single Mothers Grants

Helps low income families with finding financial assistance programs (utility, energy, mortgage, rent and medical bills).

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Small Business Reference Center


Offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subjects, such as start-up kits, business plans, and industry information.

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The [Official] ABMS Directory


Directory of Board Certified Medical Specialists

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The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2nd Edition)


The 8-volume The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition, is the largest, most comprehensive reference publication on American Music.  It reflects the growth in scholarship the first edition initiated, and provides expanded coverage in the areas of popular music, cities and regions, musical theater, opera, concert music, and music technology, as well as the musical traditions of many ethnic and cultural groups.

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The World Almanac for Kids Online

Printable Handouts for the Classroom – Experiments and More.

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A collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, eReadalongs, graphic novels, National Geographic videos, interactive games, and more specifically for children.

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World Book Encyclopedia

World book

An Online Encyclopedia

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World Book Online for Kids


Online Encyclopedia with Video and Educational Activities for Students.

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World Geography & Culture Online


Maps, Facts, and More

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