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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.
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.
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.
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
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.

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