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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.

Do you have a research paper to write, or need articles on a topic? Use RESEARCHit to find articles from over 20 databases and thousands of publications with one search!

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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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More than 2 million images from museums and archives, all rights-cleared for education and research.

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AtoZ Food America

Explore recipes and cuisine by state and region.

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AtoZ World Travel

Learn travel information, customs, and tips for countries around the world.

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AtoZ World Food

Explore recipes and food culture by country.

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Books and Authors

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

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Gale Business: Insights

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

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Business Source Elite and Regional Business News


This database provides full-text coverage of top business, management and economics journals and periodicals.

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Consumer Reports

Includes articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics, and the judicial and regulatory actions that affect consumers. Available issues from 1985 to present.


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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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A collection of EBSCO databases and online periodicals databases – Many full-text

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Educational Resources Information Center

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A collection of family history records particularly for those of English or Irish descent. Library access only.

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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)


A Large Collection of Military Records for Genealogy Research.

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Gale E-Books

A 24/7 Virtual Online Reference Library

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General One File

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)


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 and Wellness (Gale)

Your trusted source for health information, Gale Health and Wellness provides users with well-researched information that is in-depth yet simple to navigate.

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Genealogy resources featuring local and family histories, research guides, interactive census maps, city directories, and more.

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Provides instant access to e-books, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, and comics.

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One of the largest Jewish Genealogical resources.

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A vast digital library of journal articles, books, and primary sources.

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The Kanopy collection offers a broad selection of more than 30,000 feature films, documentaries, foreign language, and training videos.

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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 Criticism: Gale

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

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Literary Index: Gale

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

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Type in a favorite author to find similar writers.

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Mango Languages

Online Learning System for Many Languages

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Family history resource featuring over 19 billion historical records from around the globe along with 2.4 billion exclusive family trees.

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New Jersey State Bar Foundation Publications

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New Jersey Driver’s License Tests

NJ Driver's logo

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New Jersey Statutes Online

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New York Times Online

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

Newark Star-Ledger

Courtesy of the Morris County Library

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Niche Academy

Training videos for library databases and computer software.

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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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Opposing Viewpoints (Gale In Context)

This database provides content and information on different positions concerning current issues.  A rich resource for debaters and researchers.

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Peterson’s Test and Career Prep 

Digital exam and career prep resources to help students and users be better prepared for both college and their careers.

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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 Newspapers Northeast Collection

Searchable full-text and page images of significant northeast regional newspapers.  Useful for obituaries as well as other research.

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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 Solutions Business Database

Information on Over 14 Million Businesses.

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Do you have a research paper to write, or need articles on a topic?  Use this to find articles from over 20 databases and thousands of publications with one search!

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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

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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Courtesy of the Morris County Library

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A learning platform that offers over 12,000 video tutorials in software, technology, business, and personal development.

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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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Wall Street Journal


America’s premier business newspaper.

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Weiss Financial Ratings – Medigap and Medicare


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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