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The database listing includes both subscription databases and free online resources. Everyone may use the free online resources and everyone may come into the New Jersey State Library to use the subscription databases during business hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
Remote access to subscription databases is restricted to State Library authorized users: state employees and, unless otherwise noted, Thomas Edison staff and students. Icons denote which user groups have remote access.
Authorized users will need a NJ State Library card in order to gain access. Find out more about getting a library card.
You can start your research using the Discovery Service - this service is an easy way to search in almost all of the NJ State Library's online content at once. Searching here will look in the library catalog, many databases, journals, magazines, government documents and institutional repositories.
You can also use this resource to enter the title of a journal article to find out if it is available online in one of the State Library's databases.
A collection of about 100 reference eBooks covering business, education, the environment, history, medicine, religion, science and social science. Titles include: Business Plans Handbook,Encyclopedia of Bilingual Education,Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice,Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change,Everyday Finance: Economics,Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine,Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health,Personal Money Management and Entrepreneurship and West's Encyclopedia of American Law. Search titles individually or as a collection. Former name: Gale Virtual Reference Library
Access eBooks published by Salem Press and Grey House on health, science, social science, American history, and business. Includes content such as America's Top-Rated Cities, Magill’s Medical Guide, and Defining Documents in American History.
Trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish. More than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers. Content is updated monthly. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Full-text database of 200 titles from over 150 publishers in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.The collection offers comprehensive coverage of fields such as zoology, plant sciences, ornithology, and entomology, with new content added daily.
A database of 350,000 chemical records, including over 100,000 with structures. Locator links allow immediate searching of other databases for information about a given chemical. Maintained by the National Library of Medicine.
Definitive research database for nursing and allied health professionals. Access 1,300 full-text journals, 5,500 indexed journals, evidence-based care sheets, quick lessons, continuing education modules, and research instruments. Coverage includes 50 nursing specialties, speech and language pathology, nutrition, general health and medicine.
Toxicology database providing links between workplace exposure to chemical/biological agents and occupational diseases. Browse by type of occupation or activity, type of agent, and symptoms. Published by the National Library of Medicine.
Find consumer health information in 70+ full-text magazines, 100+ reference books, pamphlets, drug information sheets, and Clinical Reference Systems reports. Full-text magazines include Prevention,Popular Science,Psychology Today, and Runner's World. Also included is Merriam-Webster’s Medical Desk Dictionary.
Companion to the free MEDLINE index, providing full-text access to 2000+ biomedical journals and abstracts for 5000+ more. Broad coverage for all health care professionals. Effectively search and retrieve information with Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) created by the United States National Library of Medicine. Coverage for some journals dates back to 1865.
Authoritative consumer health information from the National Library of Medicine. Covers diseases, conditions, wellness, treatments, drugs and supplements, current research results, clinical trials, and a medical dictionary. Includes easy to understand medical videos and illustrations. Updated daily.
Includes Cancer Information Summaries (comprehensive, evidence-based summaries on topics that cover adult and pediatric cancer treatment, supportive and palliative care, screening, prevention, genetics, and integrative, alternative, and complementary therapies), Drug Information Summaries (consumer-friendly summaries of FDA-approved cancer drugs and drug combinations, including uses, research results, side effects and ongoing clinical trials), and a directory of genetic services providers. Produced by the National Cancer Institute, updated monthly.
Free, comprehensive bibliographic index to research on post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health consequences of exposure to trauma in veterans and the general population. Published by the National Center for PTSD (Department of Veterans Affairs). Former name: PILOTS.
The free version of PTSDpubs (linked above) is a citation index; only some content is publicly available in full-text. State employees with an NJSL library card can access full-text content using this this link: ProQuest PTSDpubs.
A citation and abstract database covering 2000+ journals, books, and dissertations on the behavioral and social sciences. Some articles are linked full text; all content in PsycARTICLES is included in PsycINFO. Published by the American Psychological Assocation (APA).
PubMed comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. State employees and TESU staff and students, click the icon “Find Full Text from New Jersey State Library” to access licensed content.
Use this popular database to search for commercial and residential addresses and phone numbers, company information, employment and business opportunities, and job listings. Available searches include U.S. Businesses, U.S. New Businesses, U.S. Historical Businesses, U.S. Jobs/Internships, U.S. New Movers/Homeowners, U.S. Healthcare, U.S. Consumers/Lifestyles, U.S. Standard White Pages, Canadian Businesses and Canadian White Pages.
Find abstracts and citations for reports and articles in disciplines relevant to preventing and researching unintentional injuries, violence, and self-harm. Among these are agriculture, anthropology, architecture, economics, education, engineering specialties, ergonomics and human factors, faith scholars, health and medicine, law and law enforcement, psychology, social work, and sociology. Search the site or sign up for email/RSS notifications for new content in your area of interest.
A searchable database of annual environmental releases for over 600 toxic chemicals reported by U.S. facilities. Search by facility, chemical, location, industry (NAICS code). Includes the My Right-To-Know Application. Downloadable datasets available. Coverage is 1987-recent. Published by the TRI Program of the US Environmental Protection Agency.