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Learning and Research (Databases A-Z)

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. You can also browse these resources by subject area.
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Academic Search Premier

 

academic-search-premier-button_0Covers 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 Literature

 

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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BrainHQ

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

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Business Insights: Global

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

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Business Source Elite and Regional Business News

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

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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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Corfacts Business to Business

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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

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Projects, Diagrams, and Information for School Teachers and Students

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The ABMS Directory

 

abmsDirectory of Board Certified Medical Specialists

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EBSCO – Premier Magazines

 

Online Periodical Database – Many Full-textLibrary Access | Home Access

Encyclopedia of American Immigration (Salem Press)

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

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ERIC

Educational Resources Information Center

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Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center

 

Fergusons_Career_Guidance_Center_01Database of Career Information

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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)

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

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

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The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2nd Edition)

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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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Health & Wellness Resource Center Including Alternative Medicine

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

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Health Reference Center

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History Research Center

A Suite of 7 History Databases

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JerseyCat – Interlibrary Loan

 

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JerseyClicks

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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

 

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

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Legal Information Reference Center

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

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Literary Reference Center – (EBSCO)

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

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Literature Criticism Online

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

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Literary Sources – Gale’s Artemis Platform

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

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Literature Map


Type in a favorite author to find similar writers.

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Lynda.com

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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MyHeritage

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A Genealogy Resource

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New Jersey Driver’s License Tests

 

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New Jersey Statutes Online

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New York Times Historical: 1851-2005

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

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New York Times Online

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Library Access Chatham residents: to Access from Home, Please Click Here

NoveList

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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)

 

oxford_art-onlineCross-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

 

povrc_button_200x100This 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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Presidents.website

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

 

refusaInformation on Over 14 Million Businesses.

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Rosetta Stone Library Solution

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Rosetta Stone language immersion courses featuring 30 languages.

ROSETTA STONE INSTRUCTIONS FOR MOBILE DEVICES

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Salem Press

 

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

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Science Online

Diagrams, Experiments, and More

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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

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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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Value Line

 

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Weiss Financial Ratings – Medigap and Medicare

 

medigap-3001This 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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World Book Encyclopedia

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An Online Encyclopedia

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World Geography & Culture Online

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Maps, Facts, and More

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