Especially for preschoolers from Age of Learning, Inc., read books, play games and engage in award winning educational activities with your child for FREE inside any Ocean County Library location. With 3500+ interactive puzzles, books and games, children can learn phonics, math, social studies, 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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Is your doctor board certified? Is there a board certified doctor in a particular specialty in your area? Search the American Board of Medical Specialists (ABMS) online inside library locations. Not in a library? Call or text us and library staff will be happy to search doctor names and specialties for you. 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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Here’s an electronic library of 500 years of American history that’s open 24/7. Contains essays, articles, biographies, timelines, graphs, images, primary sources and charts. Locate copies of the Stamp Act, the Declaration of Independence, the Roe v. Wade decision and the Patriot Act. 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 your family roots! This genealogical database contains records galore – census, U.S. military, immigration, passenger lists, newspapers, court & land records, maps & forms, as well as birth, marriage & death records. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Explore eight of the world’s greatest civilizations! Get a biography of Alexander the Great or a copy of the Coffin Text from Ancient Egypt. Includes biographies, articles, timelines, myths, and maps. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Asbury Park Press archives from January 1999 to date. Database also includes over 80 other newspapers published by the Gannett Company throughout the United States. Other NJ papers include the Courier News and the Home News Tribune. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Looking for the facts on someone famous? From William Shakespeare to William Shatner, Marie Antoinette to Marie Curie to the latest person in the news, Biography In Context is your one-stop source for information about people throughout history and today. This database is provided with funding from the 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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Business Source Premiere provides full text for over 2,200 business publications. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost. 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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A guided, step by step approach to planning and making your next career move. Take a career interest assessment for free, use a step by step resume builder, search job listings at multiple websites at once and more. Good for career changers, those new to the work force and those looking to find a new job in their existing field. New to Ocean County Library cardholders in January 2011. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Does your car need some TLC? Chilton's database provides detailed information for do-it-yourselfers and auto mechanics. You'll find wiring diagrams, recall notices, bulletins, maintenance and repair specs and more. Provided by the New Jersey State 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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CultureGrams™ has something for students and travelers alike. Find statistics and descriptions of countries and U.S. states. Check out the photo gallery, maps, flags, national anthems, recipe collections and mini-biographies of a country’s famous people. To access from home, enter the term ocl for both the user-id and the 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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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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Be a smart shopper! Use the same price guide many local auto dealers use. All you need to know is the year, make, model and mileage of the vehicle to use Galves. Founded in 1957, Galves Auto Price List focuses on providing the most accurate trade-in values for used automobiles. Galves values are more realistic than the than the free online Kelly Blue Book or NADA values. Galves can only be used inside the library. If you are not able to visit the library, our staff would be happy to provide a Galves used car value price over the phone or by email. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records. Provided by the New Jersey State Library
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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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Updated biweekly this resource is geared towards nurses and medical professionals. Contains citations and articles from over 500 nursing and related journals. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Shake up that family tree and delve into the past! HeritageQuest is an extensive collection of resource materials for tracing family history. It includes federal census records, PERSI – an index to genealogy and local history periodical articles, a local history book collection, Freedman’s Bank records and Revolutionary War records. 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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Here is your easy-to-use online resource for finding the job that's perfect for you! It guides you through every step to find a job. Access current detailed job listings from over 5 million job postings which are collected from all major job boards. Create professional resumes and cover letters, master interviewing and networking techniques, and more! First-time users click on "Register" and fill out the information to create a free account. Returning users login with their username and password, if you have a Learning Express Library account you can use that username and password instead of creating a new account. A tutorial on how to use the database is available or you can click on the ‘Get Started’ tab. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 free online tutorials, practice tests (GED, SAT, ASVAB, NCLEX-RN and more) and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more. Access from outside the library with your library card number, then register for a free account. This database is 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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Gale Legal Forms includes a wide selection of New Jersey business, personal and litigation forms and selected federal forms. Some popular legal forms in this database include: real estate contracts, wills, power of attorney, landlord/tenant, divorce, automobile bill of sale and bankruptcy. The forms can be downloaded in Word or saved in several other formats. They can be modified with your specific information, saved or emailed. USLegal.com charges for the same forms but with your library card you have free access through this database! 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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Think it only takes the ability to “shush” to be a librarian? Well, think again. This resource covers all aspects related to librarianship. It indexes periodicals, books, research reports and proceedings as far back as the mid-1960s. 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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Mango Complete offers in-depth courses and short basic courses in Arabic (Levantine), Brazilian Portuguese, Cantonese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dari, Dutch, Farsi, Finnish, French, French (Canadian), German, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Mandarin Chinese, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Pashto,Pirate, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Slovak, Spanish (Latin America), Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese. English (ESL) for speakers of Spanish, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, Italian, German, Russian, Korean, Arabic, Greek, Turkish, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese Chinese & Japanese. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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For high school students, this is a great place to begin your research. Find articles from popular magazines, encyclopedias, primary sources, books, as well as biographies. There’s even an image collection of thousands of photos, maps and flags. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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If you don’t know where to go to begin your research, try this resource. It contains articles from thousands of magazines and covers a broad range of topics. You can also find issues of popular magazines like Consumer Reports, People, Martha Stewart Living or Sports Illustrated. 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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The online Morningstar service has information on thousands of mutual funds, including the Morningstar star rating. Also includes information on stocks on New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange, and NASDAQ stocks. Find information on exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with up-to-date information on returns, reports and Morningstar ratings. If you've been using Morningstar in paper at the library, please ask staff to help you get started with the online version. 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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Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 700 full-text newspapers from all over the United States and some international papers, providing more than 31 million full-text articles. Includes the text (no pictures or illustrations) of the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Associated Press daily regional report on New Jersey news. This database is updated daily. Try America's Newspapers first. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Connect kids with books they'll love! NoveList K-8 Plus allows you to discover the fiction and nonfiction titles that are popular with young readers as well as titles perfect for classroom use. Includes reading levels and Common Core connections. 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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An excellent resource for students writing position papers and anyone looking to see all sides of an argument. In depth coverage of controversial topics includes an overview, point (affirmative argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). Hone your debating and critical thinking skills as you explore topics including the separation of church and state, standardized testing and stem cell research. 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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Learn any of 80 foreign languages for free! Pronunciator teaches basic phrases & vocabulary but also offers hours of instruction, interactive drills, quizzes, speech recognition for better pronunciation, downloadable audio lessons and phrasebooks. With the ability to learn 80 different languages in 50 languages, you can be a native speaker of Italian who wants to learn Danish or Japanese as well as an English speaker who wants to learn Spanish, Arabic or 77 other languages. Learn English (ESL) in 50 different languages, too. Library card required to register. 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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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.
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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.
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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.
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This is the place for information on marine engines and much more. Imagine having access to small engine repair manuals 24/7 that never have missing pages! Besides marine engines, Small Engine Repair Reference Center includes: ATVs, lawnmowers, generators, motorcycles, outdoor power equipment like chainsaws and leaf blowers, personal watercraft/jet skis, snowblowers, snowmobiles, tillers, and more. This comprehensive resource contains more than 400 reference books in full text with original photos and illustrations that guide the user through every job. It covers routine maintenance, such as tune-ups and brake service, as well as extensive repairs involving engine and transmission disassembly. For some makes and models like Evinrude /Johnson, there is information on engines more than 40 years old! This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.Need Help? Read the quickstart guide.
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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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Information and Advice about Teen Health from the experts. Quizzes, Polls, Links, Stories and national 24-hour hotlines for teens in crisis. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Today’s Science explains important developments in biology, chemistry, the environment, space, physics, and technology putting the latest science news in context. Includes multiple tools for students including a Science Fair Guide, Science Encyclopedia and guide to research topics. Great tools for teachers include National Science Education Standards, Curriculum based activities and assignments, and other supplements for classroom use. A Facts on File news service. 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.
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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.
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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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Value Line Investment Survey Online gives you free access in the library and at home to the weekly Investment Survey and Investment Survey-Small & Midcap Editions. The online edition is updated every Monday morning at 8 am and is exactly the same as the paper sent through the mail. 1700 public companies are given Timeliness™ rankings for their future price performance. Please use the access at home link if you are not in a library location. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Westlaw  Available at the Toms River and Brick branches ONLY. Westlaw provides access to the New Jersey Statutes Annotated, New Jersey court cases from 1790 to present, the New Jersey Administrative Code and New Jersey Register. It also includes text of federal laws including the United States Code Annotated, as well as U.S. Supreme Court, federal district and 3rd Circuit Court case decisions. If you are looking for a legal form you can use New Jersey Practice, New Jersey Pleading and Practice, and New Jersey Forms Legal and Business. Available at the Toms River and Brick branches through designated Legal Research computers. 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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Reference resources for students reading below grade level, visual learners, English language learners and adult literacy students are here in World Book Discover. This includes encyclopedia articles, a text-to-speech feature, life skills information, multimedia, tools for educators, special World Book explains videos and more This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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World Book Kids is the premier online resource developed especially for young users. The site has been optimized for tablets and features image-based navigation, easy-to-read articles, thousands of images and videos as well as a wealth of engaging games, science projects, and activities.
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Have a homework and research project? In intermediate school or an upper elementary grade? Start here. Online Info Finder has science projects, multimedia, encyclopedia articles, How to guides, an atlas, outline maps and more. Tools for Teachers and Homeschoolers, too. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Not sure which of the different World Book online products is right for you? This is your gateway to all of them including World Book Online for Kids, Online Info Finder, Online Reference Center, World Book Discover and Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos.
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Don’t have an encyclopedia set at home? You do now! World Book Online Reference Center provides all the content in the print edition of World Book Encyclopedia, plus many more articles, pictures, multimedia, primary source documents, tutorials, custom links for NJ residents 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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