Databases accessible with your Elizabeth Public Library card

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EbscoHost – Journal and newspaper articles on a variety of topics for all ages. Click here for remote access.

Pronunciator- Pronunciator offers the largest ESL curriculum on the planet, with courses for 50 non-English languages.

eLibraryNJ - Free downloadable digital media provided by libraries in central New Jersey.

Foundation Directory - The most up-to-date information on funders from around the United States and their grants, with more than 92,000 U.S. foundations and corporate donors featured.

Learning Express - More than 800 online courses, tests, and e-books, including SAT, ACT, AP and CLEP practice tests Civil Service examination.

World Book Encyclopedia Online - Encyclopedia, atlas, dictionary, Spanish language children's encyclopedia and educational resources for parents and educators. Click here for remote access.

Infobase Publishing (eBooks) -Thousands of digital titles with authoritative, reliable resources supporting the curriculum across a wide variety of subject areas.

JerseyCat - Search the online catalogs of New Jersey libraries and request an interlibrary loan.

NewsBank – U.S. news content from local, regional, and national sources, including printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos.

LMxAC- The Libraries of Middlesex Automation Consortium holds the Elizabeth Public Library catalog and is a not-for profit membership organization which provides a full range of library automation services to its member libraries. Membership currently consists of 29 member libraries: 28 public libraries and one community college. The Consortium was established in 1986, and began online services in 1989. Elizabeth Public Library is a member as of June, 2015.

Star Ledger ( Search 5/10/1989 - Current) Find information on topics related to community and state issues including business, education, politics and more.



Elizabeth Daily Journal- The Elizabeth Daily Journal Archive covers January 10, 1872 through August 31, 1915. The database is continuously updated as more issues of the newspaper are digitized. The Elizabeth Public Library received a project grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State, to help fund this project.


America's News Magazines – Find information on topics of current interest including business, science and technology. Features Newsweek, Popular Science, New Yorker, Smithsonian and more.

Access Military Government and Defense – Includes Air Force Times, Army Times, Marine Corps Times, Navy Times and others. Group Passes provide access to and NYTimes apps to individuals for a predefined period of time. Group Passes require the user to be connected to the network of the organization that is providing the access.



JerseyClicks is New Jersey's statewide portal for searching full-text databases. Funded by the New Jersey State Library, the New Jersey Library Network, and the Library Services & Technology ACT (LSTA). The New Jersey State Library is affiliated with Thomas Edison State College.




Updated 01/28/2015