Research Databases & Tools

African-American History Online

Provides expansive and in-depth information on the people, events, and topics important to the study of African-American history. From Facts on File


Bloom's Literary Reference Online

Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.
From Facts on File


EBSCOhost MasterFile Elite

MasterFILE Elite contains over 1,000 magazines about business, health, history, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.


Gale Drama for Students eBooks

Analysis of major plays, including an introduction, author biography, plot summary, characters, themes, style, and criticism.


Gale Novels for Students eBooks

Analysis of major novels, including an introduction, author biography, plot summary, characters, themes, style, and criticism.


Gale Poetry for Students eBooks

Analysis of major poems, including an introduction, author biography, poem text, poem summary, themes, style, and criticism.


Gale Shakespeare for Students eBooks

Analysis of Shakespeare’s most-popularly-studied plays and poetry in secondary schools and undergraduate curricula, including an introduction, plot summary, characters, themes, style, and...


Gale Short Stories for Students ebooks

Analysis of major short stories, including an introduction,author biography, plot summary, characters, themes, style, and criticism.


HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest® Online is opening up its database to all New Jerseyans, including those without a valid library card, for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis.