Subscription Database

General Reference

Curriculum Resource Center - is printable material that corresponds with curriculum.

EBSCOhost Web - provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online - includes the full text of the Encyclopedia Britannica as well as Compton's Encyclopedia and Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia.

Explora High School - makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type—magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia – this database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Gale Student Resources in Context - provides a premium selection of reference material, more than 680 full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips.

JStor - provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines such as the Arts, Social Sciences, Law, Business, Social Studies, Sciences, Health & Medicine plus many more.

Referencia Latina - This comprehensive Spanish-Language database offers content from a variety of sources, including an inclusive collection of images, health reports, and full text for reference books and general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas.

e-Books, Magazines and Newspapers

EBSCO e-Books - provides access to more than 11,000 e-books that support all academic subject areas, including history, language, literature, science and technology. Content includes a selection of classic literary works, important historical documents and general reference materials.

Custom Newspapers - provides a collection of more than 140 cover-to-cover newspapers from around the world plus an additional 300 sources of selected news and business coverage. Includes the Star Ledger and the Bergen Record, as well as the New York Times for the past 365 days.

World News Research Historic & Current - Explore diverse perspectives, topics and trends in areas such as English, Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Technology, Arts, History and more. Features reliable, credible information from a wide variety of international, national and local sources.

Controversial Issues

Issues: Understanding Controversy & Society - provides students with authoritative historical context, diverse expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources to help them become civil debaters, consider multiple sides of a controversy, and use evidence in developing and supporting their opinions about today's most important issues

Opposing Viewpoints In Context - is an online library of current event topics: the facts as well as the arguments of each topic's proponents and detractors.

Points of View Reference Center - is designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. Use it as a guide to debate, developing arguments, writing position papers, and for development of critical thinking skills.

History Resources

American Government - provides a complete, multifaceted examination of the foundations of our government and political system that supports any curriculum or research project focused on the government of the United States.

America’s Historical Newspapers - Over 400 hundred primary source historical U.S. newspapers featuring the complete content of each issue, including news stories, illustrations, advertisements, cartoons, letters, poems and much more.

African-American History Online - gives in-depth information on the people, events, and topics important to the study of African-American history.

American History - provides more than 16,000 primary and secondary sources, including overview essays, biographies, government and court documents, photos, maps, audio/video clips, statistics, and more

American History Online - includes 500 plus years of political, military, social, and cultural history.

American Indian History Online - covers Native American culture, history, and heritage.

Ancient & Medieval History Online - explores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia.

Modern World History Online - covers people, places, and events from mid-15th century to the present.

World Geography and Culture Online - combines detailed, printable, full-color maps of countries, provinces, and states with up-to-date statistical and local information.

World History: The Modern Era - provides in-depth coverage of the history of all regions of the world from 1500 to the present

Literature Resources

Bloom's Literary Reference - Online examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.

Gale Virtual Library - is an e-book platform for e-books across the curriculum

Literary Reference Center - is a comprehensive database that 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.

Science and Health Resources

Health Reference Center - provides information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body

Science Online - includes extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.

STEM Database - is comprised of more than 500 scholarly journals and popular science magazines. These publications support research and instruction in science, technology, engineering, and math

Today's Science -contains thousands of links to a 15-year back-file. It explains important development in biology, chemistry, the environment, space, physics and technology.

Streaming Video

Classroom Video on Demand - is a state-of-the-art streaming video that makes it easier to incorporate outstanding educational programs into your classroom.

College and Career

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center - includes profiles of more than 3,300 jobs and 94 industries, advice on career skills, more than 48,000 resource entries.

Genealogy Offerings (in-school access only)


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