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.
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.
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.