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Research Databases

The library subscribes to over 50 online Research Databases that supply trustworthy information compiled by respected book and journal publishers. Use these databases at the library or from home with your library card number to find magazine and newspaper articles, online reference books, company data, and reliable resources for homework assignments in all subjects.

You will need to enter a valid library card number (no spaces), from a Morris County Library to gain access from home.

Some Genealogy databases are only available in the library's North Jersey History Center. Please click here to see a complete listing of Genealogy databases including historic Morristown and Morris County materials.


America's GenealogyBank America's GenealogyBank
To access this database from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card. Quickly find your ancestors in over four centuries of rare documents and records. Search thousands of historical newspapers, books, pamphlets and genealogies plus, the complete American State Papers, U.S. Serial Set, Social Security Death Index and more than 23 million obituaries.
America's Obituaries and Death Notices America's Obituaries and Death Notices
To access this database from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card. The largest and most comprehensive collection of newspaper obituaries and death notices. Choose a state to see a complete listing of each newspaper available in that state.
American Periodicals Series American Periodicals Series
Text and images from American magazines and journals published, 1740-1940.
Biography In Context Biography In Context
(To access this database from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.) The Biography In Context database is made up of nearly 200,000 narrative biographies and over 100,000 thumbnail biographies on personalities from Aristotle to J.Lo. It also provides links to magazine articles and web sites about the person.
Bloom's Literary Reference Online Bloom's Literary Reference Online
Basic information about authors, works of literature and literary characters.
From Facts on File
Bookletters Bookletters
Bookletters provides access to up to date information on books, authors and book awards. Through a series of subject based newsletters you can stay well informed about any book related topic of interest to you. Read the newsletters online or subscribe to them and have them sent directly to your email account. The library has its own newsletter that highlights some of our newest fiction and non-fiction titles. To see or subscribe to the library's newsletter choose Newsletter Daily and then scroll down to Morristown/Morris Township Library.
Brands and their Companies Brands and their Companies
(To access this title from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.) Lists manufacturers and distributors from small businesses to large corporations, from both the public and private sectors. Provides complete coverage of U.S. consumer brands; manufacturers, importers and distributors; and companies that are out of business, as well as brands that are no longer in production or are now considered generic.
Business Directories Business Directories
(To access these titles from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.) A collection of authoritative directories on companies, publishers, funding sources, associations and more. With these eBooks you can search traditional print titles like a database.
Business Source Elite Business Source Elite
Business Source Elite provides full-text coverage of scholarly business, management and economics journals. It also offers full text for nearly 1,000 business publications and contains expanded PDF backfiles for more than 150 titles (back to 1985 or the first issue published for that journal). More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from MarketLine are also included.
Civil War Era Civil War Era
This database covers the years 1840-1865, and provides a variety of regional, individual, political and editorial perspectives and orientations.
Consultants and Consulting Organizations Directory Consultants and Consulting Organizations Directory
(To access this title from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.) Provides information on firms and individuals from the U.S. and Canada in the consulting services industry. Covers 14 general fields of consulting activity ranging from agriculture to marketing, and more than 400 specialties are represented, including finance, computers, fund-raising and others. Branch office addresses and contact numbers are also provided, when available.
Contemporary Authors Contemporary Authors
Biographical information on more than 90,000 authors in the US and around the world. To search Contemporary Authors only, users must click Clear Checkmarks, scroll down and put a check in Contemporary Authors. Searches work best if Author/Creator field is selected from the Search drop-down list.
Curriculum Resource Center 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 Ebsco
Ebsco provides access to a variety of databases that index newspaper and magazine articles on topics from health, education, and business to general reference.
Ebsco Mobile Ebsco Mobile
This link will give you access to the Ebsco newspaper and magazine databases from your mobile device.
Encyclopedia of Associations National Encyclopedia of Associations National
(To access this title from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.) The only comprehensive source for detailed information on nonprofit American membership organizations of national scope. Each entry features a range of valuable data, typically including the organization's complete name, address, e-mail, Web site and phone; the primary official's name and title; founding date; purpose and activities; dues; national and international conferences; and more.
Encyclopedia of Associations Regional Encyclopedia of Associations Regional
(To access this title from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.) Provides comprehensive information on more than 100, 000 associations and societies that are organized and function at the regional (both interstate and intrastate), state, county, city, neighborhood, and local levels. Coverage includes all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories of Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
eSequels eSequels
(To access this database from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.)Provides lists of books that are part of a series. Titles are listed in the order that they were originally published so you can follow in the correct order.
Facts on File Facts on File
Finds articles about history, literature, science, health, careers, teacher curriculum materials, and it even includes an atlas.
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
Provides detailed profiles of more than 3,300 jobs and 94 industries, invaluable advice on career skills, and more than 48,000 resource entries. Now includes live national job postings. Select a "Find Jobs" tab associated with the article to see a list of relevant job postings. Colleges and Financial Aid: Search for college info by location, type, tuition and other factors. Also searches Financial Aid and scholarship information.
From Facts on File
Gannett Newsstand Gannett Newsstand
Full text articles from local and regional newspapers from across the country. NJ papers include the Daily Record, Courier News, Asbury Park Press and more.
Health Reference Center 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 HeritageQuest
(To access this database from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.) Searches census records, books and more.
History Database Center History Database Center
Searches 6 history databases including: American History, World History, American Woman's History, African American History & Culture, American Indian History & Culture, and Ancient History & Culture.
From Facts on File
History Reference Books (Gale Virtual Reference Library) History Reference Books (Gale Virtual Reference Library)
(To access this database from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.) A searchable collection of history reference books in eBook format.
JerseyClicks JerseyClicks
Provides access to databases offered to all New Jersey residents. Those individual databases are also interfiled here with our own resources. Funded by the New Jersey State Library, the New Jersey Library Network, and the Library Services & Technology ACT (LSTA).
Job & Career Accelerator Job & Career Accelerator
Job & Career Accelerator is the most comprehensive and easy-to-use job search application on the market. It integrates everything you need to conduct a successful job search. This module comes form LearningExpress Library.
LearningExpressLibrary LearningExpressLibrary
LearningExpressLibrary provides interactive online practice tests and tutorial courses in math and English designed to help students and adult learners succeed on academic or licensing tests. Also has a career prep center and a Spanish Language module. This program will require you to create an account. Morristown and Morris Township Library cardholders should create an account with their library card number and will then be able to use the program at home or in the library. All others may use the program in the library only with any account name.
Legal Information Reference Center Legal Information Reference Center
A comprehensive source for legal information and legal forms. From EBSCO.
Literary Reference Center (Ebsco) Literary Reference Center (Ebsco)
Provides in depth information on thousands of authors and their work from major respected reference works, books, literary journals and more.
Medical Reference Books (Gale Virtual Reference Library) Medical Reference Books (Gale Virtual Reference Library)
(To access this database from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.) A searchable collection of medical reference books in eBook format.
Mergent Online (Company Data) Mergent Online (Company Data)
(To access this database from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.) A fully searchable database of 15,000 U.S. public companies (active and inactive) listed on the NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ exchanges. Also available are FactSheets, which provide presentation-quality, one-page summary equity reports. Equity Research Reports offer buy, hold and sell recommendations for the company and peers.
Morningstar Morningstar
To access this database from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.) Morningstar analysts' independent opinions on 1,900 stocks and 2,000 funds. Compare stocks and mutual funds or conduct your own portfolio analysis.
Muzzy Muzzy
To access this database from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card. Muzzy is a fun, interactive way to learn a second language for children. Using a unique multimedia mix of stories, songs, activities and games this is a total immersion program that engages all of a child's senses.
National Email and FAX Directory National Email and FAX Directory
(To access this title from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.) Comprehensive source of contact information, including fax numbers, e-mail addresses, voice telephone numbers, and mailing addresses, for over 151, 000 major businesses, agencies and organizations in the United States.
New Jersey Historical Newspapers New Jersey Historical Newspapers
Morristown & Township Library Card needed for remote access. Search through the following historical New Jersey newspaper titles, in addition to many others: Genius of Liberty (Morristown) 1798 - 1811 Jersey Journal (Jersey City) 1867 - 1962 The Jersey Journal (Jersey City, NJ) 1999 - Current Newark Star Ledger 1964 and 1984 New-Jersey Journal (Elizabethtown) 1786 - 1818 Palladium of Liberty (Morristown) 1808 - 1822 The Star-Ledger (Newark) 1989 - Current Trenton Evening Times 1883 - 1993
Novelist Novelist
NoveList offers book related information such as read-alikes, book discussion guides, feature articles and more.
Pronunciator Pronunciator
Learn any of 80 languages with this fun and easy language program.
ProQuest ProQuest
ProQuest provides access to a variety of databases that index magazine articles on topics from health, education, and business to general reference. It also provides indexing and full text from The New York Times, USA Today and many other newspapers.
Proquest Newsstand Proquest Newsstand
Full text access to regional, national and international newspapers including the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and USA Today.
Reference USA Reference USA
This database is part of a group of databases paid for by the State Library of NJ. To access Reference USA from home you must enter your library card number to get to the search screen. On the page with the search screen you will find Reference USA listed under the Business category. Profile data on 11 million domestic companies. Listings are searchable and sortable by business name, location, yellow page heading, SIC code and size of operation. Information is culled from current telephone books. From a remote location printing and downloading will be limited to 25 records.
Referencia Latina Referencia Latina
Una base de datos completa de habla hispana, que ofrece contenido de una variedad de contenido incluyendo 49,000 entradas enciclopedicas, más de 100,000 imágenes, 2,500 informes sobre la salud, un diccionario español-inglés y texto completo para más de 100 libros de referencia y docenas de revistas de interés general en una amplia gama de áreas temáticas.
Salem Health Salem Health
(To access this database from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.) Full text of 2007 edition of Magill's Medical Guide and Salem Health: Cancer.
Salem History Salem History
(To access this database from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.) Full text access to the Salem Press series Great Lives from History and Great Events from History. These include 19 titles about people and events from ancient to modern times.
Salem Literature Salem Literature
(To access this database from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.) Full text access to the Critical Insights series on Authors and Titles.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans
(To access this title from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.) Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.
Science Online Science Online
Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.
From Facts on File
Science Reference Books (Gale Virtual Reference Library) Science Reference Books (Gale Virtual Reference Library)
(To access this database from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.) A searchable collection of science reference books in eBook format.
Small Business Reference Center Small Business Reference Center
Resources for the small business owner including industry info, state specific resources and start-up kits and business plans. From EBSCO.
Social Science Reference Books (Gale Virtual Reference Library) Social Science Reference Books (Gale Virtual Reference Library)
(To access this database from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.) A collection of social science reference books in eBook format.
Today's Science Today's Science
Current science news designed especially for students. From Facts on File.
US History and Culture Reference Books Online US History and Culture Reference Books Online
Offering a unique, interdisciplinary approach to U.S. History and Culture, these titles explore the broad range of events, people, movements, and political, social, economic, and cultural issues that have shaped the nation from colonial times to the present day. Subjects include Colonial America, the Gilded Age, the Jazz Age, Presidental Campaigns, the Depression and more.
Value Line Value Line
(To access this database from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.) Provides investment research on stocks, mutual funds, options and convertibles, and offers a family of no-load mutual funds.
Ward's Business Directory of Canada and Mexico Ward's Business Directory of Canada and Mexico
(To access this title from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.) Provides company information from Mexico and Canada with emphasis on privately held companies and hard to find data on small and mid-sized companies.
World Almanac World Almanac
Offers access to essential statistics on hundreds of topics in a searchable format with a wealth of content not available anywhere else. From Facts on File.
World Almanac for Kids World Almanac for Kids
Reference materials on a wealth of subjects designed especially for kids.
World Geography & Culture World Geography & Culture
Combines detailed, printable, full-color maps of countries, provinces, and states with up-to-date statistical and local information.
From Facts on File
World Religions World Religions
(To access this database from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.) Explores religion and spirituality in an unbiased manner, from the ceremonies of the first practitioners to the rituals of today. From Facts on File.
World Vital Records World Vital Records
World Vital Records is billions of Family History, Genealogy records, and family trees. Access key collections: U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1940; military records; newspaper articles; unique, exclusive, local and world collections.
Zinio Online Magazines Zinio Online Magazines
We have switched from our own local subscription to a new county wide subscription. If you had a Morristown & Twp account you will need to re-register your Zinio account through M.A.I.N. You MUST use the same email address for your new M.A.I.N. Library account as you did for your Morristown Library account. Your Zinio reader/app account & login will remain the same and does not need to be changed. Zinio allows you to download popular magazines to your computer, tablet or mobile device! Just sign up for an account, click on the activation link in your email which takes you to the Zinio site, login and start choosing and reading magazines. It's that simple. For tablets and mobile devices you must sign up first through a web browser, then download the free Zinio App. The App is a reader only.


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