Databases Overview

The library offers a variety of resources to help you find the information you need. Many of our online databases are available from home. You can browse our databases either by subject or alphabetically.

For questions and other information about library policies please contact a reference librarian

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Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

America the Beautiful

America the Beautiful provides demographic, statistical, and cultural information on all 50 states.

Ancestry Online

Genealogical resources on census data, family records, and local histories. Available only in the library.

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Business Source Elite

This business database provides full text for over 1,000 business publications. The rich collection of titles in Business Source Elite provides information dating back to 1985. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.

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Contemporary Authors

Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.

Corfacts

New Jersey Business to Business Directory Includes information on over 64,000 New Jersey businesses. Can be used to create mailing labels and contact lists.

Country Watch

Full-text database provides economic, demographical, cultural, and environmental information on countries.

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Encyclopaedia Britannica

Full-text articles and information on a variety of topics.

ERIC

ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

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Franklin Township Newspaper Archive

Available only while at the library this is a searchable, full-text local newspapers including the Record (1948-1958), Franklin News (1954-1958), and The Franklin New-Record (1958-1978). An additional searchable database of newspapers that includes issues of The Franklin Focus is available while visiting the library.

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Gale Directory Library

Online access to the Gale Encyclopedia of Associations and the Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A full-text searchable database of e-books from a variety of different subjects. An online reference library.

GreenFILE

GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Scholarly full-text journals covering nursing and other allied health professions.

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Infobase Publishing

Full-text versions of books published by Facts on File.

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Job and Career Accelerator

Create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.

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Learning Express Library

Starting June 30, 2014 Learning Express 2.0 users must create a new account in order to continue using Learning Express.Learning Express provides free online practice tests and test preparation for Franklin Township Library users. To use this service you must register online for a password using your library card number. When Learning Express asks you for a User Name please enter your 14-digit library card number as your User Name.

Legal Information Resource Center

Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis.

Library Information Science and Technology Abstracts

LISTA indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Literary Reference Center

Contains information on authors and their works. Materials include biographical information, a list of the authors and critical works on the author and his/her writings.

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Mango Languages Online

Online language learning site includes: Spanish, French, Italian, Russian and others. Also includes a limited selection of ESL programs including English for Spanish speakers and English for Polish speakers.

Masterfile Elite

Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

Middle Search

Middle Search Plus contains full text for more than 150 popular, middle school magazines. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 200 magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies, historical essays and student pamphlets.

Military & Government Collection

Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Comprehensive information on stocks, mutual funds, and industries.

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NovelList

Novelist is an ideal way to discover new authors or find an author whose style matches your own personal taste. Special search features give the reader the ability to find a book by describing the plot, locating a series name, or reviewing suggested reading lists. Lists of titles are grouped by content and age group in order to find the best fit for your reading preference and level.

NovelList K-8

Like Novelist but directed towards readers from Kindergarten through the 8th grade.

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Oxford African American Studies

Over 7,500 articles, including primary source documents, images, maps, charts and tables, and more.

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Points of View

Points of View Reference Center contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. Each of the main essays includes links to related full-text articles hand-picked by the editor.

Primary Search

Primary Search, designed specifically for elementary school libraries and public library children’s rooms, contains full text for more than 60 popular, elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles)

Proquest Historical New York Times

Full-text of the New York Times from 1851 through present day with a 4 year delay.

PubMed

Provided by the National Library of Medicine the PubMed database allows for the searching of citations from thousands of medical journals. Full-text articles not available. To inquire about obtaining a specific article speak to a Reference Librarian.

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ReferenceUSA

Information about business, healthcare providers, and people. ReferenceUSA is funded by the NJ State Library and the New Jersey Knowledge Initiative

Refrencia Latina

Referencia Latina, a comprehensive Spanish-language database, offers content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries.

Regional Business News

Full text for nearly 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications.

Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone Inc. is dedicated to changing people’s lives through the power of language and literacy education. The company’s innovative, personalized language and reading programs drive positive learning outcomes in thousands of schools, businesses, government organizations and for millions of individual learners around the world.

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Salem Press

Full-text searchable versions of reference texts on history, science, literature, and medicine.

Small Business Reference Center

This database offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.

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Teacher Reference Center

Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

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Value Line

Investment and market research. Username: franklintown Password: ftpl

Infobase Publishing

Full-text versions of books published by Facts on File.

Oxford African American Studies

Over 7,500 articles, including primary source documents, images, maps, charts and tables, and more.

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Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

Contemporary Authors

Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A full-text searchable database of e-books from a variety of different subjects. An online reference library.

Literary Reference Center

Contains information on authors and their works. Materials include biographical information, a list of the authors and critical works on the author and his/her writings.

Masterfile Elite

Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

NovelList

Novelist is an ideal way to discover new authors or find an author whose style matches your own personal taste. Special search features give the reader the ability to find a book by describing the plot, locating a series name, or reviewing suggested reading lists. Lists of titles are grouped by content and age group in order to find the best fit for your reading preference and level.

NovelList K-8

Like Novelist but directed towards readers from Kindergarten through the 8th grade.

Salem Press

Full-text searchable versions of reference texts on history, science, literature, and medicine.

Top

Business Source Elite

This business database provides full text for over 1,000 business publications. The rich collection of titles in Business Source Elite provides information dating back to 1985. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.

Corfacts

New Jersey Business to Business Directory Includes information on over 64,000 New Jersey businesses. Can be used to create mailing labels and contact lists.

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Comprehensive information on stocks, mutual funds, and industries.

ReferenceUSA

Information about business, healthcare providers, and people. ReferenceUSA is funded by the NJ State Library and the New Jersey Knowledge Initiative

Regional Business News

Full text for nearly 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications.

Small Business Reference Center

This database offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.

Value Line

Investment and market research. Username: franklintown Password: ftpl

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ERIC

ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

Job and Career Accelerator

Create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.

Learning Express Library

Starting June 30, 2014 Learning Express 2.0 users must create a new account in order to continue using Learning Express.Learning Express provides free online practice tests and test preparation for Franklin Township Library users. To use this service you must register online for a password using your library card number. When Learning Express asks you for a User Name please enter your 14-digit library card number as your User Name.

Mango Languages Online

Online language learning site includes: Spanish, French, Italian, Russian and others. Also includes a limited selection of ESL programs including English for Spanish speakers and English for Polish speakers.

Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone Inc. is dedicated to changing people’s lives through the power of language and literacy education. The company’s innovative, personalized language and reading programs drive positive learning outcomes in thousands of schools, businesses, government organizations and for millions of individual learners around the world.

Teacher Reference Center

Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

Top

Ancestry Online

Genealogical resources on census data, family records, and local histories. Available only in the library.

Top

Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

America the Beautiful

America the Beautiful provides demographic, statistical, and cultural information on all 50 states.

Country Watch

Full-text database provides economic, demographical, cultural, and environmental information on countries.

Encyclopaedia Britannica

Full-text articles and information on a variety of topics.

Gale Directory Library

Online access to the Gale Encyclopedia of Associations and the Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A full-text searchable database of e-books from a variety of different subjects. An online reference library.

Infobase Publishing

Full-text versions of books published by Facts on File.

Library Information Science and Technology Abstracts

LISTA indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Masterfile Elite

Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

Middle Search

Middle Search Plus contains full text for more than 150 popular, middle school magazines. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 200 magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies, historical essays and student pamphlets.

Military & Government Collection

Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.

Points of View

Points of View Reference Center contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. Each of the main essays includes links to related full-text articles hand-picked by the editor.

Primary Search

Primary Search, designed specifically for elementary school libraries and public library children’s rooms, contains full text for more than 60 popular, elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles)

Refrencia Latina

Referencia Latina, a comprehensive Spanish-language database, offers content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries.

Top

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Scholarly full-text journals covering nursing and other allied health professions.

PubMed

Provided by the National Library of Medicine the PubMed database allows for the searching of citations from thousands of medical journals. Full-text articles not available. To inquire about obtaining a specific article speak to a Reference Librarian.

Salem Press

Full-text searchable versions of reference texts on history, science, literature, and medicine.

Top

America the Beautiful

America the Beautiful provides demographic, statistical, and cultural information on all 50 states.

Contemporary Authors

Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.

Infobase Publishing

Full-text versions of books published by Facts on File.

Oxford African American Studies

Over 7,500 articles, including primary source documents, images, maps, charts and tables, and more.

Proquest Historical New York Times

Full-text of the New York Times from 1851 through present day with a 4 year delay.

Salem Press

Full-text searchable versions of reference texts on history, science, literature, and medicine.

Top

America the Beautiful

America the Beautiful provides demographic, statistical, and cultural information on all 50 states.

Country Watch

Full-text database provides economic, demographical, cultural, and environmental information on countries.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A full-text searchable database of e-books from a variety of different subjects. An online reference library.

Middle Search

Middle Search Plus contains full text for more than 150 popular, middle school magazines. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 200 magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies, historical essays and student pamphlets.

Oxford African American Studies

Over 7,500 articles, including primary source documents, images, maps, charts and tables, and more.

Primary Search

Primary Search, designed specifically for elementary school libraries and public library children’s rooms, contains full text for more than 60 popular, elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles)

Top

Legal Information Resource Center

Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis.

Top

Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

Masterfile Elite

Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

Top

Franklin Township Newspaper Archive

Available only while at the library this is a searchable, full-text local newspapers including the Record (1948-1958), Franklin News (1954-1958), and The Franklin New-Record (1958-1978). An additional searchable database of newspapers that includes issues of The Franklin Focus is available while visiting the library.

Proquest Historical New York Times

Full-text of the New York Times from 1851 through present day with a 4 year delay.

Top

Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

GreenFILE

GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.

Library Information Science and Technology Abstracts

LISTA indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Masterfile Elite

Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

PubMed

Provided by the National Library of Medicine the PubMed database allows for the searching of citations from thousands of medical journals. Full-text articles not available. To inquire about obtaining a specific article speak to a Reference Librarian.

Salem Press

Full-text searchable versions of reference texts on history, science, literature, and medicine.

Top

Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

Library Information Science and Technology Abstracts

LISTA indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Masterfile Elite

Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

Top

Refrencia Latina

Referencia Latina, a comprehensive Spanish-language database, offers content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries.

Top