Listed below are the databases that the North Brunswick Public Library subcribes to.  Please note, that for the majority of these databases, you will need to have your library card number and PIN to access content.

American factfinder

Your source for population, housing, economic, and geographic data.

Academic Search Premier

Scholarly multi-disciplinary research database.

Access World News:

Search state, regional, national and international full-text articles.

Ancestry Library:

Genealogical and historical information from census, military, church, vital, court, land, and probate records; also passenger lists.


Business Source Elite :

Provides full text for journals covering business, management, economics and finance.

Click here to access from home.



Offering full-text articles from over 1,800 magazines and journals covering nearly all subjects.


Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling.



Hoopla is a digital media service  that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV.



Learning Express Library:

Interactive online learning tool featuring tutorial courses, and many practice tests such as SAT, AP, GRE, TOEFL and Civil Service.


Literary Reference Center:

Provides author biographies, interviews,  plot summaries, book reviews, literary analysis, a glossary of literary terms, and a  timeline. Also included are the texts of thousands of poems and short stories.



MAS Ultra – Magazine Article Summaries School Edition:

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines


MiddleSearch Plus:

 Middle Search Plus contains full text for 140 popular, middle school magazines. 


Occupational Outlook Handbook:

This is a guide to career information about hundreds of occupations.


Public Health Resources:

Use our resources to find online journals publishing impactful research and free course materials from top universities. Also discover the research organizations and advocacy leaders across disciplines.


Referencia Latina:

Referencia Latina, a comprehensive Spanish-language database.


Small Business Reference Center:

The Small Business Reference Center is a comprehensive resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business.


Topic Search:

Current events database with popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms.



An index of online museums and image archives: find where the works of over 8000 different fine artists can be viewed online.


Digital Commons Institutional Repositories:

 Institutional Repositories (IRs) bring together all of an institution’s research under one umbrella.



Provides access to education literature and resources for students and more.

Health Source: 

This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.



Provides full-text access to magazine and newspaper articles and encyclopedia entries. 


Legal Information Reference Center:

Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books.


Lumos Learning – Math & ELA PARCC Assessment Practice Program

Lumos StepUp Library Database Resource is a study program for patrons in elementary and middle schools. It provides PARCC aligned assessments and online workbooks.


MasterFILE  Premier

Offering full-text articles from over 1,800 magazines and journals covering nearly all subjects.  Delivers articles, reference books, and an extensive image collection.


Military & Government Collection

Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, .


Points of View Reference Center:

Offers materials to assist in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. 



RBDigital provides access to downloadable MP3, WMA audiobooks and magazines.


Regional Business News:

Provides full text  business articles within the United States.


Stone Soup

With a digital subscription, your child will have access to the same great writing and art they have been used to seeing in print, plus a whole range of additional content.


Universal Class

Learn on your own time and at your own pace from a wide range of subjects from Personal Finance to Yoga 101. 



Includes continents, countries, bodies of water, currency conversion, current time, distances, equator, hemispheres, etc.

Directory of Open Access Journals:

DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access journals.


Funk & Wagnall’s:

A general encyclopedia containing  information segments for the research needs of school students


Heritage Quest :

Genealogical resource to search federal census records. family histories, and genealogical records.

Job and Career Accelerator:

Create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques.


Library Information Science & Technology Abstracts:

Indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings.


Mango Languages: 

Mango is an online language-learning system that teaches actual conversation skills for many languages. It’s so easy to use, you’ll see incredible results after just one lesson! 

Medline Plus:

The National Library of Medicine’s user-friendly health database created for consumers. It includes information about health topics, medicine, and supplements.



NoveList K-8 (for younger readers)

An electronic readers’ advisory resource which assists fiction readers in finding new authors and titles



Primary Search,designed specifically for elementary school libraries and public library children’s rooms, contains full text for school magazines.


Reference USA:

A directory of businesses in the US that can be sorted by geography, size, type of business, and other criteria. 



Become a better lover (of literature and history). See many sides to the argument. Find your writing groove. Understand how lit and history are relevant today. We want to show your brain a good time.


Teacher Reference Center

Provides indexing and abstracts for hundreds of periodicals.


Wolfram Alpha:

A computational knowledge engine: it generates results from its own internal knowledge base, instead of searching the web and returning links. 

Find information on health topics related to women.