The library’s Research Databases are available at home to Maplewood Library card holders. Just click on the link, and enter your name, library card number and PIN.
Academic Search Premier
Indexing or full-text of top academic journals
Biography Collection Complete
This database features more than 177,000 full-text biographies from many different sources.
Business Source Elite
Full text for over 1,100 business publications, with information dating back to 1985
Biographical details on approximately 116,000 modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. Offered through the NJ State Library’s “Jersey Clicks“
Ebsco MasterFile Elite
Full text database of magazine articles on all topics
Ebsco Primary Search
Magazines for elementary school research
Ebsco Middle Search Plus
Magazines for middle school research
ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, is the premier source of information for educators
Facts on File Online
Reference databases on science, literature, history, multicultural issues, health, careers, and curriculum
Information about the environment
Reference sets including New Book of Knowledge, Amazing Animals, Grolier Encyclopedia, Popular Science, America the Beautiful, and Lands and Peoples
Health information for consumers
Historical New York Times
Full text of the New York Times from 1851-2007. Note: For use in the Library only
Home Improvement Reference Center
Detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information about home improvements and repairs. HIRC includes magazine articles and reference content as well as videos and images on topics including electrical, plumbing, woodworking, outdoor projects, maintenance and decorating.
Job and Career Accelerator
Create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.
Provides a wide selection of state-specific legal forms including real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others.
Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts
Magazine article summaries for high school students
News Record Digital Archive
Maplewood’s local weekly newspaper from 1915 to the present. This archive may be searched within the library buildings.
Trusted health information from the National Library of Medicine
Newspaper Source Plus
More than 700 full-text newspapers, plus radio and television transcripts
A guide to fiction and non-fiction reading
A guide to fiction and non-fiction reading for kids
Nursing Resource Center
Designed for nursing students, the Nursing Resource Center brings together in an easy-to-use interface disease and drug overviews, care plans, relevant journal results and animated anatomy and physiology diagrams to complement the core encyclopedia texts.
Nursing & Allied Health Collection
All aspects of the Nursing profession — from direct patient care to health care administration — are covered in this collection, which includes nearly 400 titles.
Points of View Reference Center
Provides students with a series of controversial essays that present multiple sides of a current issue, accompanied by supporting articles from the world’s top political and societal publications
Proquest Newspaper Abstracts
Full text of the New York Times
Premier source of business and residential directory information. Offered through the New Jersey State Library’s “Jersey Clicks”
Reference database in Spanish
Salud en Espanol
Health information in Spanish
Small Business Resource Center
Complete small business management resources featuring a combination of periodicals and reference content. Includes business plans!
Teacher Reference Center
Magazine articles for teachers and administrators.
World Book Online
Encyclopedia for adults and kids