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American Board of Medical Specialists Directory Online (ABMS)  

Is your doctor board certified? Is there a board certified doctor in a particular specialty in your area? These questions can be answered by searching the American Board of Medical Specialists (ABMS) online. At the moment, this database can only be accessed inside library locations, but call us and library staff will be happy to search doctor names and locations for you. You can also check NJ State directory of doctors, physicians and podiatrists for information on your doctor. Officially called the NJ Health Care Profile, it is available everywhere by clicking here. ABMS Online is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Chilton Library  

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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Galves Auto Price List  

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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Global Road Warrior  

Don’t plan a trip abroad without using this! Business travelers, students and tourists need this information on customs, money, etiquette, visas, immunizations, airports, electronics, holidays, maps, climate, holidays and more on 175 countries. The newest added category is country specific information on food including recipes. For remote access use the library barcode box on their homepage to log in not the username or password boxes. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCOhost)  

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. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Legal Forms by Gale Cengage  

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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Legal Information Reference Center  

Access online full text for many consumer legal reference books. Legal Information Reference Center contains more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Many of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. Funding provided by Ocean County Library.
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Reference USA  

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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Small Engine Repair Reference Center  

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.

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Teen Health and Wellness: Real Life, Real Answers  

Information and Advice about Teen Health from the experts. Quizzes, Polls, Links, Stories and national 24-hour hotlines for teens in crisis. For the Teen Health & Wellness mobile app with Teen Hotlines, click here!. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.


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eBooks by EBSCOhost (formerly NetLibrary)  

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. Download this free software here. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.

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Gale Directory Library  

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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GreenFile (EBSCOhost)  

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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RealQuest  Only available in the Toms River branch. It may be searched only by library staff.

Information on Ocean County properties. The library staff can help you find the assessed values, recent and prior sales of homes in your neighborhood, as well as property characteristics, street and tax maps. RealQuest is available only in the Toms River branch. See library staff members who can search on your behalf. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.



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