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Just what the name implies. This database includes not only 400 world maps and 175 country maps, nine regional maps, and 50 state maps, but variations of each, i.e.,. political, precipitation, population and temperature maps. There are also antique maps, 761 historic city maps, fishing maps, earthquake maps, volcano and hurricane maps, geology and weather maps, NASA maps and images of the world’s flags.
A to Z WORLD TRAVEL:
150 world city travel guides with essential, practical information and beautiful photos. Think travel guide book on your computer! Info is print friendly and e-mailable. Discover restaurants, neighborhoods, embassies and more! Be an armchair traveller, or get up and go! A fresh, new approach to travel info.
Here you can find eyewitness accounts of historical events, descriptions of daily life during the Civil War, fashion plates from Godey's Ladies Book (1830-1898), and editorials from William Lloyd Garrison's abolitionist newspaper "The Liberator" (1831-1865). The primary source material in this database brings history alive for both the casual student and the serious researcher.
The World Almanac comes alive! A delightful way to find quick information, or simply to surf along the facts for the fun of it! Enjoy a classic, now online!
Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections.
BIOGRAPHY IN CONTEXT:
Multiple sources of biographical information, including full-text articles from hundreds of Periodicals, biographical dictionaries, books and internet sites. Searches my by based on personal facts, such as birth and death dates, nationality, ethnicity, occupation, gender or a combination of criteria. Photos of many of the subjects are available.
In the market for a laptop? A new car? A dishwasher? You name it. Consumer Reports has it covered. Consult this database for the results of scientific tests and ratings of thousands of products every year. More than 100 experts evaluate appliances; cars; products for infants and children; electronics; foods; health-related items; and recreation and home improvement products. This database will enable you to make the best purchasing decision possible!
Search for books by the author's name, as well as by the book's subject and title. Complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,00 authors from the United States and around the world.
New Jersey Business Directory specialists bring you unlimited exporting of pre-formatted mailing labels and company profiles. Search by city, county, zipcode, employee size, revenue, SIC code or BJBC codes. Great for job hunters and business networking.
A Virtual library of thousands of diverse sources spotlighting the day-to-day life of average Americans past and present. Includes food, fashion, holidays, religion, music women's history, Native American cultures and much, much more.
Find the extraordinary and ordinary throughout history. See history up close with more than 1,200 color and black-and-white images; understand historical context with chronologies and timelines; link to museums, galleries, and primary source repositories via hundreds of vetted weblinks.
A top notch, one-stop database which covers over 4,600 journals and newspapers with expansive search capabilities. Full text for 1/3 of citations. Web-based interface, updated daily. Courtesy of the New Jersey State Library. Includes such specialty resources as:
Conduct research over the Internet, using a deep database of reliable sources including magazines, books, newspapers, pictures, maps and TV & radio Transcripts. 100% Full text. Updated daily via satellite.
A rich and practical resource for everything from maps, to science reports, to employment forms and landmark court decisions. Databases include:
GLOBAL ROAD WARRIOR:
facts, maps and details all collected in one place! Designed for
international trade and business folks, the database now offers
students and general travelers a wealth of up-to-date information:
climate, currency, history, demographics, embassies, electronics, maps,
photo galleries, recipes, sports and much, much more. Hit the road and
HEALTH AND WELLNESS RESOURCE CENTER by GALE:
HEALTH AND WELLNESS RESOURCE CENTER by GALE:
Use this database to find articles in magazines, journals and newspapers, on medical conditions, fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, public health, occupational Safety and Health, prescription drugs and other health-related subjects. Database also includes a medical dictionary, health news, a health organization directory, and links to diet, cancer and health assessment sites, as well as government databases.
Magill’s Medical Guide. E-book. Designed for laymen and written for health care consumers, this book offers a perfect mix of accessibility and depth, providing general readers with an authoritative reference source.
This user-friendly database includes more than 585 educational videos, 1,100 searchable and browsable color illustrations, and a “Helath in the News” section with regularly updated health news articles. Well organized and easy to navigate.
This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.
References to over 63,000 Spanish-language magazine articles are contained in this Many of the articles are available in full text. Contents are searchable by subjects, People, products, locations and organizations. Courtesy of the New Jersey State Library.
A unique library of test preparation materials and interactive practice exams, based on official tests. User gets immediate scoring and complete answer explanations with individual analysis of scoring.
A consolidated literature website that will help fiction readers locate the next great read or identify a long lost favorite. Poetry lovers will find the text of favorite poems, whether written in antiquity or the present. Work of the world's great essayists appears here, as well, culled from anthologies, and the most recent periodicals. Author profiles and pictures are also available, as are links to author-related sites.
A comprehensive literary reference database,providing a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day. LRC combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources not available anywhere else.
This collection offers hundred’s of Bloom’s essays examining the lives and works of great writers throughout history and the world. There are thousands of critical articles and an archive of more than 46,000 characters. Entries can be browsed by time period, author, literary genre, nationality, A-Z listing, and by subject for images and videos. Includes timeline and dictionary.
LITERATURE RESOURCE CENTER by Gale:
A complete literature reference database, including information on more than 115,000 literary figures throughout history—from classical and medieval writers to the latest bestselling author. The site includes biographies, critical analyses and bibliographies. There is even information about contemporary author appearances in the area. Links to more than 250 prominent literary journals.
Newark Star Ledger 5/10/1989 - present:
full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more
from current and archived issues of Newark Star Ledger. Updated
daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements and other
New York Times offers full page and article images with searchable text
back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions
providing access to every page from every available issue dating from
September 18, 1851 to December 31, 2007.
NEW YORK TIMES 1985 - present
NEW YORK TIMES 1985 - present
Database provides full-text coverage of the US newspaper edition from 1/1/1985; and the Book Review and Magazines from 1/06/1985 through the current issue. Click here to go to EbscoHost and select Newspaper Source Plus. Click on the “Publications” tab on the upper left of the screen, Then select “N” and the NYTimes for a complete backfile. See above for the Historical archive of full page images with searchable text.
Ebscohost offers over 700 full text newspapers, providing more than 33 million full text articles and more than 757,000 television and radio transcripts.
This reader’s advisory database will help fiction readers find the next great read. Or Identify a long lost favorite. It is web-based and offers links to various author related sites. Courtesy of the New Jersey State Library.
Whether you’re looking for the latest best-selling author, science-fiction, spy story, mystery, fantasy, graphic novel, or a classic like Mark Twain, this kid-friendly database has all the information you need. Includes author bios, information on award-winning fiction, recommendations, reviews. Information for teachers too.
Perfect for researching a school report or preparing a debate presentation. Whatever your subject -- pacifism, abortion, political action, organic food, drilling for Arctic oil, flu vaccine, or anything else -- you can always find arguments pro and con here, as well as a guide to critical analysis.
An electronic database antique/collectibles pricing tool. Data from a variety of sources, including online auctions (eBay), online antique dealers (GoAntiques and TIAS) and land- based auction houses. The database currently has over 23 million prices realized for art, antiques and collectibles in more than 100 categories and over 10 million images.
Safari Books Online provides leading IT and business reference information. IT topics include certification, enterprise computing, Java, Linux/Unix, Web development, Windows, XML, and more. No need to download. Just plug in and read!!!
A database covering the leading social issues that most students study and debate.
You’ll find historic and government documents, directories and almanacs with up to date information.
An interactive book with all the information a citizen needs to know about government, to participate and make informed decisions.
STANDARD AND POOR'S NET ADVANTAGE:
Eleven, comprehensive, easy to use databases with tools for investment research on stocks, bonds, corporations, dividend records, earnings, industry surveys, mutual fund reports security dealers of North America and much, much more. From the premier provider of independent financial information. The user id for Plainsboro Library remote users is plainsdk and the password is the first 5 digits of your Plainsboro library card barcode, followed by ppl (no spaces, lower case). For example: 12345ppl.
TEST PREP E-BOOKS:
Save yourself time and money. Use these e-books to cram for your next big exam.
TRENTON TIMES 3/16/1993 to present:
Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of Trenton Times. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements and other sections.
TRENTONIAN 4/5/2000 to present:
Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of the Trentonian. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements and other sections.