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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.


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.
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.
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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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