Research Databases & Tools

Academic Search Premier

The world's largest scholarly, multi-discipline database with critical research designed specifically for academic institutions.


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


American History Online

Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience


American Indian History Online

Offers thorough access to more than 15,000 years of Native American culture, history, and heritage.
From Facts on File.


American Women's History Online

Covers the important people, events, legislation, and issues relevant to the study of women's history in the United States.
From Facts on File


Ancestry Library Edition

Genealogical and historical information from census, church, court, military, probate, vital records, ships passenger lists, and much more.


Ancient and Medieval History Online

Explores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia.
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


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.


Consumer Reports Database

Looking to buy a refrigerator?? a generator? a new car? a stroller? Be an informed consumer and log onto ConsumerReports.org.


Curriculum Resource Center

Provides a library of printable teacher-handout material for the middle school, high school, and junior college curriculum.
From Facts on File


EBSCO eBooks

eBooks for reference, research and reading pleasure


EBSCOhost MasterFile Elite

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


ERIC

ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, contains hundreds of digests, citations, and abstracts from leading educational and education-related journals.


Explora Primary Schools

Kids will find everything they need to learn about Animals, Science, Math, Arts, Music, Social Studies, Geography and Biography.


Explora Public Libraries

A Go-To Resource for everyone from middle school and high school students to adults who love to learn!


Facts on File

Find articles about history, including modern, ancient, medieval, American Indian, African-American, and women; science; careers; teacher curriculum materials, and there’s even an atlas.


Facts on File History Database Search

Search all Facts on File History Databases in one step to find articles. Included databases:


Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Provides detailed profiles of more than 3,300 jobs and 94 industries, invaluable advice on career skills, more than 48,000 resource entries, and much more!
From Facts on File


Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Here you will find thousands of simple-to-understand encyclopedia articles covering just about any topic imaginable.


Gale Drama for Students eBooks

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


Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness

Covers 300 topics on physiology and fitness as well as topics on diseases and conditions related to fitness.


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.


Gale Virtual Reference Collection

Welcome to the library’s virtual reference collection, a place for conducting research that searches hundreds of full-scanned e-books.


Google Applied Digital Skills

  • Google Applied Digital Skills is a set of free, video-based technology lessons that prepare learners of all ages for the growing number of jobs that require basic digital skills.

Great Websites for Kids

Looking for websites to help with homework or satisfy your child’s curiosity about a subject?


Health Reference Center

Provides clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body.
From Facts on File


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.


History Reference Center

Find full-text articles, historical documents, photos or biographies from periodicals, reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books.


Home News Tribune

Connect to the web version of the Home News Tribune to read today’s top headlines.


Issues & Controversies

Explore both sides of controversial issues in politics, government, business, education, and popular culture.


Issues & Controversies in American History

Builds a deeper understanding of how historical events have shaped our nation by exploring the key players and the battles they fought.


Job and Career Accelerator

Combines everything you need for a successful job search in one easy-to-use site.


Just for the Health of It

East Brunswick Public Library's Prescription for the Best Health and Wellness Information Around Town!


Legal Information Reference Center

Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center contains more than 225 full-text publications and thousands of legal...


Library and Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Index to hundreds of periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings covering all facets of librarianship and information management.


MedlinePlus

Provides drug information, a medical encyclopedia, dictionary, directories of doctors, dentists and hospitals, current health news, pages on selected health topics, as well as links to other...


Middle Search Plus

Designed just for middle school kids, this database is not too easy, but not overly difficult – just right for you! Find articles on almost any topic in more than 150 great magazines


Military OneSource

Military OneSource is a Department of Defense-funded program providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to active duty, Guard and reserve service members, and...


Modern World History Online

Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history—from mid-15th century to the present.
From Facts on File


Morningstar

Obtain Morningstar analysts' independent opinions on 1,900 stocks and 2,000 funds. Compare stocks and mutual funds or conduct your own portfolio analysis.


NJ DataBank

NJ DataBank is a free website from Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration that features data in 20 policy areas. Features include:


NYTimes.com

The library now provides free access to the entire New York Times for our library card holders. Easy access from any device.


Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database

The most common questions asked about natural medicines are, "Is it safe?" and "Does it work?" This database provides an objective, scientific rating for over 90,000 commercially available natural...


Novelist

Searching for a good book to read? Try NoveList K-8 to find exactly the right book! Find fiction and non-fiction, and even picture books, on your favorite topic.


PebbleGo

Find content on animals, space, science, and all about the planet Earth using this database aimed at students in Kindergarten to Grade 3.


Points of View Reference Center

This database is easy to read and covers both sides of controversial subjects facing society today. Find full articles to help you develop an argument, write a paper, or debate your point of view...


Real Estate Values

Home sale prices, land and tax assessments, searchable by county, town, location, owner name, block or lot. Almost all New Jersey counties included.


Reference Solutions

A one-stop database for targeting companies based on geography, line of business, size, and sales volume. Contains detailed information on nearly 12 million U.S.


Research with New Jersey

A database of New Jersey research experts, facilities, publications, new, and events at five of the state’s universities (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Princeton University; NJIT;...


Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone is a free service for language learning. ...


Science Online

Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.
From Facts on File


Small Business Reference Center

The Small Business Reference Center is a comprehensive resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business, offering full-text periodicals and reports, sample business...


The Library's online catalog

Find, renew, or place holds on books, music, movies and more that The Library owns. Manage your library account.


The World Almanac for Kids Online

Handouts for your projects and more...with brand New Sections!


TumbleBook Cloud Jr.

Over 300 titles and reading levels from grades 3-6.


TumbleBook Library

Access these eBooks from any computer with an internet connection. The Library's subscription to TumbleBooks offer eBooks in three levels - TumbleBookLibrary, TumbleBookCloud Jr. and...


Tutor.com

Tutor.com brings live, one-to-one help TO YOU, FOR FREE to all East Brunswick library card holders.


U.S. Government Online

Provides expansive and in-depth information about:


Universal Class

Universal Class is over 500 Continuing Education, video-based courses for anyone interested in personal or professional growth.


Value Line

The Value Line Research Center database contains the complete Investment Survey Standard Edition, Investment Survey Small & Mid-Cap, Value Line Mutual Fund Survey, The Value Line Daily Options...


World Atlas

Combines detailed, printable, full-color maps of countries, provinces, and states with up-to-date statistical and local information.
From Facts on File