FREE award winning educational activities for your preschoolers available at any Ocean County Library location. Age of Learning, Inc. offers more than 3,500 puzzles, books, games, art, music, and more!
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Thousands of scholarly journal articles for free that are not available through Google. Whether you’re doing research for school, work or your own interest, you’ll find current and peer-reviewed information on a variety of topics. For teens and adults. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Streaming video on demand covering a wide-range of subjects. From arts & humanities to science, mathematics, and technology, documentaries from producers such as the History Channel , HBO, Nova and Ken Burns.  All videos come with public performance rights for classroom or other public use. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Primary sources covering the American Revolution, the Civil War, the Women’s Suffrage movement, and more. Full text Ocean County History in Salter’s 1890 A History Of Monmouth And Ocean Counties included in County History collection. Other collections include African-American newspapers, Godey’s Lady’s Book, WWI American Military Camp Newspapers (includes Camp Dix), Women’s Suffrage Collection and the "Pennsylvania Gazette" (1728-1800). This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Articles, videos, primary sources, images, biographies and timelines on 500 years of African-American history from Facts on File.  This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Only available inside any library branch. Search for board certified doctors by name, specialty, and location. If you aren’t in a library, library reference staff will be happy to help get you the information. Ask us about the NJ Health Care Profile at the NJ state website for more information about New Jersey doctors, physicians, and podiatrists. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Find firsthand knowledge of American History with primary documents. Search and browse by topic and by era from pre-Colonial America to the present with articles, maps, graphs, videos, biographies and timelines.  This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Articles, primary sources, images, maps, timelines and biographies from pre-Colonial American Indian History to contemporary Native American activists. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Save money on magazine subscriptions with online access to familiar news and entertainment magazines such as Newsweek, Money, Sports Illustrated, Parenting, Real Simple, Entertainment Weekly, Essence, Popular Science, and more. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Back issues of hundreds of national and local newspapers including the Newark Star Ledger, the Record, the Daily News, the New York Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Press of Atlantic City.   Back issues of the Asbury Park Press are in a different database. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Find obituaries and death notices from over 600 U.S. newspapers (coverage varies depending on the newspaper). This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Only available inside any library branch.  Discover billions of family history records including census, birth, marriage, death, military, immigration, and more. Start your genealogy search for free inside any library.  This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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The history of ancient and medieval Africa, Near East and Asia, Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, the Middle Ages in Europe, the Medieval Islamic world and North and South America before Columbus. Subjects in the topic centers include art, cities, economics, geography, government, literature, religion, and science.  Includes primary sources, maps, videos and timelines. This database is provided with funding from Ocean County Library.
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Search news coverage from both Monmouth and Ocean County, New Jersey. This database is a part of ProQuest’s US Newsstream offering hundreds of local and regional newspapers including the Ocean County Observer (Dec 17, 2002 - Jan 10, 2008.) Note: Many obituaries published from 1999-2005  in the Asbury Park Press are missing from this database, please contact library staff for assistance. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Find reliable information on over 500,000 famous people both past and present with video, audio, images, obituaries, and  articles. Search by name, occupation, nationality, year of birth, and more. Continuously updated. This database is provided with funding from Ocean County Library.
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Original profiles from Wilson Biographies, some full-text articles, and abstracts from other Wilson databases covering over 500,000 people. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Learn about the Black American experience. Gale’s collection of reference books covers everything from the daily life of the slave, to literature to the pioneers who have broken the color barrier. It’s all here on your online library. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Read all about literary movements, authors and their characters in this well-respected literary database featuring the noted Harold Bloom. Just added: 100 full length performance videos of classic plays including Much Ado about Nothing, The Glass Menagerie, Antigone, and Cyrano de Bergerac. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Discover your next great book! This is the online edition of the monthly newspaper distributed throughout the Ocean County Library system. Each issue includes book reviews, author interviews, feature articles and more.
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Help Now! Free live one-on-one online tutoring from a Brainfuse tutor. Tutoring is available in math, science, writing and other subjects for elementary, middle school, high school and college students. All BrainFuse tutors have at least a four year degree and are background checked. Includes live online help for Spanish Language help from Spanish speaking tutors, a writing lab that gives feedback on written assignments within 24 hours and much more. Requires an Ocean County Library card barcode number. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Free live resume experts, live interview coaches and job coaches to help you on your job search. Submit your resume for expert feedback, career assessment tools and job resources, skill building lessons, videos, practice tests, resume creation software, match your skills and interests to careers and more. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Current and back issues of over 2,000 business publications covering marketing, management, accounting, finance, economics and related topics. Includes Harvard Business Review, Money Magazine, Fortune, and Forbes. Provided by the New Jersey State Library with additional funding from Ocean County Library.
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New Jersey's newest and most powerful all inclusive career tool. Resume building is just the beginning. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Free resume builder, career interest assessment, job listings from multiple sources, and more. Great for career changers, first time job searchers, and those looking for a new job in their field. Military veterans should try the “Match Experience to New Careers” feature to translate their military experience to related civilian careers. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Automobile maintenance, step by step repair instructions, vacuum and wiring diagrams, recall notices, and more for the do it yourself car buff or auto mechanic. Decades of information from Chilton’s Auto Repair manuals for American and Foreign cars are available anywhere 24/7 with your library card. ASE test prep quizzes are included as well. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Access current and back issues of the independent nonprofit  magazine  that provides product testing and ratings, research, investigative journalism, public education, and more on behalf of consumers.  Click on the “Search within this publication link” to look for articles on specific products.  Provided by the New Jersey State Library with additional funding from Ocean County Library.
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Information on modern writers needed? Start here with biographical information, lists of their works, and short summaries of their major writings. Novelists, non-fiction writers, poets, playwrights, journalists, and screenwriters are covered. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Countries, U.S. states, and Canadian provinces with statistics, customs, maps, recipes, holidays, daily life, geography, videos, famous people, and everything that is needed for most country and state reports. Recommended for elementary and middle school students. To access from home, enter OCL as both user ID and password. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Great resource for middle school, high school and junior college teachers. Contains printable handout material on various curriculum subject areas. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Biographical and critical essays on the lives, works and careers of more than 143,000 past and present authors, historians, journalists, screenwriters, publishers, and playwrights are now available 24/7. From A (Afro- American Poets) to Y (Yiddish Writers), this is a collection of reference books that have been scanned page by page for electronic access. Everything is keyword searchable. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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7000+ nonfiction free eBooks that are completely searchable, viewable and downloadable can now be found in this database. Creating a free My Ebscohost account is required before you can access these eBooks offline. You no longer need to be in the library to create your account the first time. Adobe® Digital Editions 1.7.1 or higher is required for offline viewing. Provided by the New Jersey State Library. Need Help? Read the quickstart guide.
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If you want to search more than one EBSCHOhost database at once, click on this link to see the entire group of databases. They cover a broad spectrum of topics. Some are designed specifically for children, teens, students or professionals. Search multiple databases by selecting the box next to each listing. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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EBSCOhost es una colección de bases de datos, la cual contiene una variedad amplia de artículos de revistas y diarios en información general, negocios, y asuntos de la salud. También tiene productos diseņado específicamente para los niņos y los adolescentes. Esta base de datos es proporcionada con financiación de la Biblioteca de Nueva Jersey.
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Even when the library is closed, you can still borrow & enjoy your favorite books. Free downloads of audio books & eBooks to your favorite devices including the Kindle are now available 24/7. Log in to eLibraryNJ with your library card before browsing. You'll see more titles and more copies of popular titles reserved exclusively for Ocean County Library cardholders. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Enciclopedia en Español.Gratis! De World Book Online Έsta base de datos le puede asistir en las tareas y reportes! Haga clic en el titulo para acceder datos en ciencias sociales, reportes biográficos y otros proyectos escolares. Ademas, contiene un diccionario. Para niños y jovenes de grados 4 – 12. Esta base de datos es proporcionada con financiación de la Biblioteca de Ocean County.
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Great resource for teachers and those interested in education. The Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC) contains scholarly articles, citations and abstracts from thousands of journals related to this exciting field. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Grades K-5 – Browse categories for popular subjects. Topic overview articles are a great starting point for homework. Lexile reading levels, audio options and more. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Teachers – Lesson plans, subject area articles, education trends, professional development, curriculum standards, student tools and more. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Grades 6-12 – Search and browse here for magazine, newspaper and encyclopedia articles, biographies, photographs, videos and more. Lexile Reading levels, audio options and more. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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All the Facts on File databases at once: American History, American Indian History,  Modern World History, Ancient and Medieval History, African-American History, Bloom’s Literature, Health Reference Center, Curriculum Resource Center, World Almanac, Science Online, Today’s Science and Access Video. These databases are provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Not sure what to do with your life? You can now explore thousands of careers, browse scholarships, get advice about applying for jobs, learn how to write the perfect resume and get tips on how to ace an interview, all in one place! This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Does your organization need funding? Research corporate donors, grant making institutions, foundations and public charities. It also provides access to Philanthropy News Digest, new requests for proposals (RFPs), and job listings in the philanthropic field. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.Available at the Toms River branch only.
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This resource is designed for individuals not affiliated with nonprofit organizations, such as artists and researchers and students. It is intended to be both a grantseeker's guide and a reference tool for those interested in foundation giving to individuals. Students interested in financial aid for undergraduate and graduate education are advised to try Scholarships, Fellowships & Loans in Gale Virtual Reference Library as a source of information on scholarships first. Gale Virtual Reference Library is available remotely while Foundation Directory Online for Individuals is only available at library locations.
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Have a general question? "Look that up in your Funk and Wagnalls!" This encyclopedia provides extensive coverage on a variety of subjects, including images and biographies. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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A collection of volumes containing hundreds of actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses in North America. Plans are from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries, with company names and addresses changed. Also includes a business plan template, two fictional business plans, a listing of organizations, agencies, and consultants; a glossary; and an updated bibliography. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Find a trade group, a college scholarship, a consultant, a wholesaler, and more. Information is available 24/7 at your home or work. Individual entries can be printed, emailed and downloaded and mailing lists created. Titles in OCL's GDL collection are American Wholesalers & Distributors Directory, Awards, Honors and Prizes, Brands & Their Companies, Consultants & Consulting Organizations Directory, Scholarships, Fellowships & Loans, Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations, Encyclopedia of Associations: Regional, State and Local Organizations, Encyclopedia of Associations: International Organizations, Tradeshows Worldwide, and Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Imagine a comprehensive reference library right at your fingertips; it’s all here- encyclopedias, almanacs and reference books on a wide variety of topics including movie reviews, college scholarships, the Vietnam War, Catholicism, endangered species and small business information. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library es una base de datos de enciclopedias, almanaques y recursos de referencia especiales para investigaciones multidisciplinarias. Instrucciones Especiales Para Obtener Materiales en Espaņol: Seleccioné "preferences" > seleccioné "Spanish" >haga clic en "apply preferences" > haga clic en "OK" > haga clic en "basic" para una busquea básica o "advanced search" para una busquea mas avanzada. Esta base de datos es proporcionada con financiación de la Biblioteca de Ocean County.
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Available only inside the library. Used car trade-in prices updated weekly based on actual auction prices. See what most auto dealers in New Jersey use to price trade-ins. These prices are not available for free on the internet. If you are not able to visit the library, our staff are happy to provide a Galves value for cars over the phone, via chat/text, or by email. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Climate change, pollution, sustainable agriculture, architecture (green housing), renewable energy, recycling, and all related environmental topics can be researched here in recent journals. Includes Catalyst, Monthly Energy Review, and Solar Today. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
Tags: Health and Science | Kids | Newspapers, Magazines, and Journals | Research | Teens
Do you need clear, reliable and comprehensive information on conditions, diseases, mental health and wellness issues? The Health Reference Center is your premier source for all health related matters. It also describes a number of testing procedures and has an extensive further reading list on numerous subjects. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Turn here for information on a variety of health topics, including specific diseases, conditions and lifestyle issues. You’ll find pamphlets, excerpts from health reference books, and articles from popular magazines such as Fit Pregnancy, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, and Vegetarian Times. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Family history and genealogy online collection includes Census records, a family and local histories book collection, city directories, military records, immigration records, the Social Security Death Index, Revolutionary War Pensions, Freedman’s Bank records, and more. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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From Mayan civilization to the dawn of the new millennium, this resource covers all aspects of history. Includes books, magazines, historical documents, biographies, maps, videos and photos. This database is funded by the Ocean County Library.
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Job Hunting? Free, easy to use online resource accessing over five million current detailed job listings. Create professional resumes and cover letters for free. Master interviewing and networking techniques, and more!  First-time users click on 'Register.' Returning users or Learning Express Library account holders, use your email and password to log in. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Only available inside library locations. Antiques and collectibles: Identify, date and value items with unlimited access to research on prices and descriptions of more than a millions items including pottery, porcelain, Depression glass, jewelry, dolls, toys, folk art, furniture, jukeboxes, records, and clocks. Once database is open, click green login button to access all features. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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FREE prep and practice tests for SAT, PSAT, GED, ASVAB, NCLEX-RN, PRAXIS, STATE POLICE and more. Includes tutorials and eBooks on job searching and workplace skills in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, Elementary, Middle and High School skill building and testing, and more. Register for a free account and access anywhere.  Provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Base de datos Learning Express 3.0 en Español ofrece tutoriales en gramática inglesa, matemáticas basica e exámenes para practicár. Esta base de datos es proporcionada con financiación de la Biblioteca de Ocean County.
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Free NJ legal forms for personal and business needs. Popular forms include real estate, contracts, wills, adoption, liens, power of attorney, health care directive, automobile bill of sale, and landlord/tenant. Can be modified, downloaded and printed. Same forms as USLegal.com but free with your library card. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library. 
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Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center contains more than 225 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis. A majority of the full-text legal reference books are published by Nolo, a leading provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. For a larger collection of NJ Legal Forms, go to Legal Forms by Gale. This database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, search engines and more in more than 560 journals plus books and research reports. Provided by the New Jersey State Library. 
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Need a criticism of Pride and Prejudice? Or an article on Harper Lee? And what exactly was Mrs. Warren’s Profession? Find info about authors and their work with this comprehensive literary database. Includes a far-reaching collection of literary journals, major literary encyclopedias, books, monographs, and sources not available anywhere else. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Over 1200 volumes of literary criticism from the famous reference sets Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, and Shakespearean Criticism are now available 24/7. These are the reference books that teachers have recommended and required for years for literature research papers. Now scanned page by page and available electronically, everything is keyword searchable so very specific themes and topics can be located quickly. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Extremely useful and easy to navigate, LRC is your one-stop source for all things related to authors and their works. It provides criticisms, work overviews, articles, bibliographies, author timelines, biographies, topical essays and literary term definitions. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Reference works written specifically for high school students, Literature for Students is a compilation of digitized books from Gale Virtual Reference Library—with criticisms, information about novels, short stories, drama, Shakespeare and more—available free at home or in the library. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Lynda.com offers streaming video courses on over 3,600 topics taught by recognized industry experts. Learn business, software, technology and creative skills at your own pace and at your own level. Educators, small business owners, job seekers and anyone looking to learn new skills, this is for you! Access is free with your library card. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Antiques and Collectibles: Find dealers, experts, repair and restoration services, appraisers, collectors and auction houses.  Antiques and collectible items include toys, ornaments, bottles, glassware, pottery, jewelry, lunch boxes, beer steins, pinball machines and many more. Available  remotely and inside library locations. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Online courses for English Speakers in 72 languages. Complete list available on Mango website. English as a second language courses in twenty different languages including Arabic, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish and more. Mobile App available in Apple App Store and Google Play. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Free full text Consumer Reports, Money Magazine, Prevention, Sports Illustrated, and thousands of other magazines with searchable back issues.  A reliable research source for published information on business, health, politics, science, education, entertainment, and more. Provided by the New Jersey State Library with additional funding from Ocean County Library.
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Attention middle and junior high school students. Need some help with that homework? Here’s a great place to find some answers. This database has magazine articles, biographies and primary source documents for all your assignments and reports. There’s also a collection of photos, maps and flags. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Get the real story on Che and Castro, Mozart and Mao, plagues and peace treaties. The people, places, and events from the mid-15th century to the present are all covered here. Biographies, timelines, maps and charts, pictures and primary sources will allow you to research a particular occurrence or individual in greater depth than you ever thought possible. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Mutual funds prices and analysis, exchange traded funds (ETFs), stocks, Morningstar ratings, and other investment tools free with your library card at home or away. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Access the Courier family of newspapers remotely or from within the library. Explore issues of the Ocean Emblem, New Jersey Courier, Ocean Monmouth and Burlington Fruit Grower, and New Jersey Courier from December 10, 1852 through December 29, 1922. A custom search feature is planned. This digital archive is provided through a grant from the Ocean County Cultural and Heritage Commission in partnership with the Ocean County Library.
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Free access to property records for the entire State of New Jersey while in any Ocean County Library location. Records include tax and zoning maps, GIS maps and property ownership and tax information. This resource can only be used in the library. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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For genealogy, history and research, search the everyday news coverage of the newspaper in direct competition with the New York Times for over 100 years.  Politics, society, sports, major events, obituaries and more.  This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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What to read next? Enter the title of a book you like. Click on the listing to see suggested read-a-likes! Browse by your mood or by the kinds of books you like. Includes teen, middle, and elementary school recommendations. Also helps parents and teachers search by reading levels and curriculums. Provided by the New Jersey State Library with additional funding from Ocean County Library.
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Find a new favorite author or series with recommendations based on your preferences, using features such as Author Read-Alikes, Book Discussion Guides, Book Lists, Describe a Plot, Explore Fiction, and Find Similar Books. Includes nonfiction titles. Provided by the New Jersey State Library with additional funding from Ocean County Library.
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Like to sample before you commit to a book? This service emails a 5-minute portion of a book each day. Read 2-3 chapters during the week and decide if you want to check the book out of the library. Every Monday we start new books. You choose which club to join from Fiction, Non-Fiction, Teen, Business, Romance, Good News, Science Fiction, Mystery, Horror, Audio, and Pre-Publication. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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For genealogy, history and research, search the everyday coverage of a major Philadelphia newspaper for more than a century including considerable New Jersey news. Politics, society, sports, major events, obituaries and more.  More recent back issues of the Philadelphia Inquirer are available in US Newsstream.  This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Find multiple opinions on controversial issues supported by primary documents, essays, current news coverage, and more. With topic guides, learn different views on voter identification laws, driverless cars, globalization, animal rights, immigration, foreign policy, alternative medicine, social networking, genetically modified foods, and many topics in the news. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Kindergarten to fifth grade, here is a great place to research your reports and find answers to those hard homework questions. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Designed specifically for the professional educator, this database has over 500 full text education journals. Funding provided by Ocean County Library.
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Foreign language lessons for free with your library card! Learn phrases, vocabulary and grammar with interactive drills, quizzes, speech recognition for better pronunciation, downloadable audio lessons, phrase books and hours of instruction to bring you closer to fluency. Learn any of 80 languages, in virtually any other language.  English (ESL) offered for speakers in 51 non-English languages including Spanish, Mandarin or Cantonese Chinese, Arabic,  Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Russian and more. Mobile Apps available in Apple App Store and Google Play. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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¡Aprenda cualquiera de los 80 idiomas gratis! Pronunciator tiene una opción fácil para aprender conversaciones, frases y vocabulario y también ofrece la oportunidad para llegar más cerca hacia fluidez en el idioma con horas de instrucción, ejercicios interactivos, cuestionarios, el reconocimiento de voz para mejorar la pronunciación y lecciones y libros de frases de audio descargables. Con la capacidad de aprender 80 diferente idiomas en 50 diferente idiomas, por ejemplo usted puede aprender japonés con las instrucciones en español, igualmente usted puede aprender Inglés (ESL) con las instrucciones en español o en 50 diferente idiomas. Aplicaciones gratuitas disponibles para todos los dispositivos Android y Apple. Necesita la tarjeta de biblioteca para registrarse. Esta base de datos es proporcionada con financiación de la Biblioteca del Condado de Ocean.
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All the Proquest collections at once.  Includes hundreds of current newspapers from the Asbury Park Press, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, five historic newspaper archives (The New York Times, Boston Globe, New York Herald Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer, Washington Post), a business market research collection that includes Hoover’s Company Profiles and more.  The genealogy collection includes all the newspapers.  These databases are provided through funding from Ocean County Library.
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Need a phone number or address for a long lost friend in Arizona, a doctor in Alaska or a list of shoe manufacturers in Kansas? Reference USA can help. It is a collection of residential, business, and health directories for the U.S. and Canada that can be searched in a variety of ways. Provided by the New Jersey State Library, except for the Consumer/Lifestyle module which is provided by the Ocean County Library.
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Un recurso exhaustivo en idioma español que ofrece 49.000 entradas de enciclopedia, 50.000 imágenes, 2.500 informes médicos, un diccionario español-inglés y el texto completo de más de 100 libros de referencia y docenas de revistas de interés general en una amplia variedad de temas. Su interfaz intuitiva, basada en temas y en idioma español está diseñada para que el contenido sea de acceso inmediato para los hispanohablantes que tienen una experiencia de investigación en línea limitada. Las actualizaciones diarias aseguran la disponibilidad de los artículos más actuales de una docena de periódicos importantes de 10 países de América Latina. Esta base de datos es proporcionada con financiación de la Biblioteca de Nueva Jersey.
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From Moscow to Montana, find out what the regional papers are saying about local businesses and industry trends. Includes some NJ regional business papers. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
Tags: Business and Legal | Newspapers, Magazines, and Journals
Learn languages with Rosetta Stone’s immersion method for free. 30 Languages available. Signing up will require your library barcode number. Use your email address as your Username. Choose a language to learn when you sign in. If you wish to change languages, exit the program and login again choosing the new language. Rosetta Stone requires a headset or earbuds and a microphone. Direct access to the program through the regular Rosetta Stone mobile app is not yet available for library users through this free access program. It should be available soon. As of March 2017, Rosetta Stone will support Internet Explorer 11 and the latest versions of Chrome, Edge, Safari, and Firefox. Support is discontinued for older browsers. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
Tags: Education and Language Learning | Teens
Salud en Español provee reportes completos basados en evidencias y fichas de datos relacionados a todos los aspectos de la salud y el bienestar. Reportes específicos por tema que cubren todos los aspectos de la salud, dan información general importante en relación a enfermedades, afecciones y procedimientos de diversos tratamientos. Esta base de datos es proporcionada con financiación de la Biblioteca del Condado de Ocean.
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Do you have a chemistry assignment that seems incomprehensible? Or a science fair project deadline looming? Science Online can help! It presents a broad range of scientific disciplines, from forensics to astronomy, through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies and experiments. Suffer no more, use Science Online to help you make sense of the natural world. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Need to know the lifespan of an amoeba or the definition of dark matter? This database covers a broad range of scientific topics from bacteria to the Big Bang. Contains full text articles from scientific journals, periodicals, encyclopedias, and reference books. Provided with funding from Ocean County Library.
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Small Business Reference Center is a resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business, offering full-text periodicals and reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books. It supports small business owners in all relevant areas from planning, financing and managing a business to exit strategies. Users also have the ability to search within specific "Business Topics" and "Business Types" relevant to their needs. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
Tags: Business and Legal | Research
Engine repair information for marine and boat motors, personal water craft, all-terrain vehicles (ATV), chainsaws, snow blowers, lawnmowers, leaf blowers, tillers, snowmobiles, motorcycles, and tractors. Includes many maintenance guides. Inboard and Outboard wiring diagrams from 1956 to 1989 for marine engines. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Need homework help? This research tool is designed especially for students in grades 6-12. Students can search for magazine, newspaper and encyclopedia articles, biographies, country and state information, photographs, videos and more – all through one simple interface. Searches can be limited to a particular student’s reading level. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Real life answers for teens about diseases, drugs and alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide and bullying, school and work skills, friendship, dating, grief and loss, green living, LGBTQ issues, and more. Find local and national 24-hour hotlines for teens in crisis. Download free app from Apple App Store or Google Play. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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For genealogy, history and research, search the everyday news coverage of the major newspaper of New England for more than a century. Politics, society, sports, major events, obituaries and more.  More recent back issues of the Boston Globe are available in US Newsstream.  This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
Tags: Genealogy and History | Newspapers, Magazines, and Journals
For genealogy, history and research, search the everyday news coverage of the newspaper of record for more than 150 years.  Click on the Topics button to browse the famous New York Times Index to identify the important articles on a topic with short summaries.  Politics, society, sports, major events, obituaries and more.  More recent back issues of the New York Times are available in US Newsstream. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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For genealogy, history and research, search the everyday coverage of the newspaper of Washington, DC for more than a century. Politics, the federal government, society, sports, major events, obituaries and more. More recent back issues of the Washington Post are available in US Newsstream. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Science news written especially for students. New advances in biology, chemistry, the environment, astronomy, physics, mathematics, medicine, and technology clearly explained in articles written exclusively for Today’s Science. New articles added weekly. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Current Events research: Immigration. Global Warming and dozens of other topics. Delve into controversial contemporary issues with this comprehensive resource. Easy-to-use drop down menus make this a great database for students. Contains articles from thousands of diverse sources, and covers political, scientific, economic, and social topics. Funding provided by Ocean County Library.
Tags: Newspapers, Magazines, and Journals | Research | Teens
Explore more than a century of valuable reporting on people, places and events from a major New Jersey newspaper that includes many major Ocean County news stories. Genealogists with any interest in New Jersey or eastern Pennsylvania families, history teachers, journalists or anyone with an interest in NJ history will find information here they’ll find nowhere else. There is easy to use full text searching in this digital resource. Dates included are May 05, 1883 to March 15, 1993. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
Tags: Genealogy and History | Newspapers, Magazines, and Journals
Within any Ocean County Library location, search the digitized issues of the Tuckerton Beacon from 1917-1987. Because of copyright restrictions, remote users may only access issues from 1917 to 1922. This digital archive would not have been possible without the partnership between the Great John Mathis Foundation/Bass River Historical Society, the Asbury Park Press – Gannett Co. and the Ocean County Library.
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TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books). There are also puzzles and games, children's classics in read-along format, and some titles in Spanish and French. The picture books are perfect for preschoolers and their parents but some materials are for ages up to 12. E-books for e-kids! This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Continuing education courses free with an Ocean County Library card. Computer skills, office software including Windows 10, Microsoft Word 2016  and Excel 2016, math, accounting, self-help, GED test prep, psychology, parenting, digital photography, drawing, small business, basic finance, writing, cooking, performing arts, alternative medicine, career training and more. Online instruction on your own schedule, real instructors to contact with questions, and continuing education units on selected courses. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Search hundreds of local and regional newspapers with some contents back to the 1980s. Includes The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Boston Globe, the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Free access to Value Line’s famous Investment Survey and Timeliness™ rankings for 1700 large, midcap and small stocks. Please use the access at home link with your library card if you are not in a library location. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Westlaw is only available at the Toms River and Brick branches.  Do legal research with New Jersey Statutes Annotated, New Jersey court cases from 1790 to present, the New Jersey Administrative Code and New Jersey Register.  Research federal laws and cases: United States Code Annotated, U.S. Supreme Court, federal district and 3rd Circuit Court case decisions.  Full text of New Jersey Practice,  New Jersey Pleading and Practice, and New Jersey Forms Legal and Business.  This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who of American Women, Who's Who in American Art and Who was Who in America 1607-1985 are only a few of the biographical sets you can now access for free at home using this resource. Over 1.4 biographies with daily updates are included. Marquis has been the first source for information on the famous and prominent since 1899. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Find Taylor Swift’s birthday, or the nickname of South Dakota, or watch a video of the top ten cleverest animals (including the skateboarding bulldog) here. Also find information from from history to science, reading, and famous people. Easy to use and filled with fun facts. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Full encyclopedia with advanced search tools, citation tools, resource guides. If you miss the World Book in paper, everything in it is here and free with your library card. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Encyclopedia for reluctant readers, visual learners, English Language learners, and adult literacy students. Articles are available in audio format, Spanish and many other languages. Lexile measures and other tools for teachers are included. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Online encyclopedia especially for kids. Easy to use with articles, games, videos, science projects and more. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Not sure which World Book online version is right for you? This lets you choose from all of them: World Book Kids, World Book Student, World Book Advanced, World Book Discover, World Book Timelines, and the Spanish language Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos.
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Encyclopedia for middle and intermediate school students. Homework research, science projects,  articles, biographies, maps and more. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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See the earth differently through World Geography & Culture Online. It combines detailed, printable, full-color maps of countries, provinces, and states with up-to-date statistical and local information, which allows you to rank and compare states and countries in a variety of categories including population and income. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Can't find what you're looking for in our Library Catalog? Search the catalogs of libraries all around the country and the world.
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Sharpen your writing skills with these writing tutorials. Click on "Register" to get started. A free registration for this program also registers you for all the LearningExpress Learning Centers. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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