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Research

Academic Search Premier

This resource offers an extensive collection of scholarly journal abstracts and full-text articles on a wide range of subjects including biology, chemistry, physics, psychology, religion, and more.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry® Library Edition delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. The world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource is now available for your use at the Wood-Ridge Memorial Library. Unlock the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more. Sign up at the Circulation Desk to use a library computer, or bring your own laptop or tablet to access Ancestry via the Library’s Wi-Fi.

Business Source Elite

This database provides full-text coverage of scholarly business, management, and economics journals and covers such topics as accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, sales, and more. It also includes a collection of business publications and company profiles from MarketLine.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

ERIC

The Education Resource Information Center, or ERIC, provides access to education literature and resources. It contains more than 1.4 million records and 337,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

Explora Educators Edition

This collection for educators provides access to lesson plans, student tools, curriculum standards, full-text articles from high-quality educational journals, and more.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

Explora Primary Schools

This resource includes the full text of popular elementary school magazines, children’s encyclopedia entries, and more. All complete articles are assigned reading-level indicators (Lexiles). In addition to articles, this resource also includes more than a million images, including photos, maps, and flags.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

Explora Public Libraries

This resource is designed for teens and adults. It offers an extensive collection of full-text articles from leading magazines and reference books.

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Explora Secondary Schools

This search tool is designed for students in grades 6-12. It offers magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, and more.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

This encyclopedia offers easy-to-read encyclopedic entries specifically designed for kids. Over 25,000 entries are available on a wide range of topics.

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GreenFILE

This resource offers over 600,000 indexes, abstracts, and full-text articles on topics including global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest® Online delivers a collection of American genealogical and historical sources, with coverage dating back to the 1700s. It consists of:

  • U.S. Federal Censuses feature the original images of every extant federal census in the United States, from 1790 through 1940
  • Genealogy and local history books and directories deliver more than 40,000 family histories, local histories, city directories, and other books.
  • Revolutionary War records contains original images from pension and bounty land warrant application files help to identify more than 80,000 American Army, Navy, and Marine officers and enlisted men from the Revolutionary War era.
  • Freedman’s Bank Records, with more than 480,000 names of bank applicants, their dependents, and heirs from 1865–1874, and full-page register views.  It offers valuable data that can provide important clues to tracing African American ancestors prior to and immediately after the U.S. Civil War. It is considered one of the most important resources for African-American genealogical research.

HeritageQuest® Online may be accessed either within the Library or remotely with your Wood-Ridge Memorial Library card number.

hoopla

Hoopla is a digital collection of over 200,000 streaming and downloadable movies, TV shows, music, and audiobooks that you can access on your computer or download to a portable device.

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Image Collection

The image collection consists of a wide array of photos and maps, with an emphasis on world news and events. Other areas of coverage include contemporary and historical photos of people, places, and the natural kingdom.

Job & Career Accelerator™

This comprehensive collection of job and career resources offers everything needed to create professional and competitive resumes and cover letters, search for jobs, give professional interviews, and more.

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Kanopy

Kanopy is an on-demand film streaming service showcasing more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku. Wood-Ridge Memorial Library card holders receive four play credits per month, with each play allowing 72 hours of unlimited access to the film. Register for Kanopy with your name, e-mail address, and Wood-Ridge library card number.

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Kanopy Kids

Kanopy Kids features a curated selection of educational and enriching videos with developmentally appropriate, age-based ratings from Common Sense Media, as well as additional parental controls. Kanopy Kids highlights films and TV series that inspire and inform, helping children develop empathy, mindfulness, and self-esteem through entertaining and educational videos. Both Kanopy and Kanopy Kids are available on any computer, television, or mobile device, with apps for Roku, Chromecast, Apple TV, Amazon Fire Tablet, iOS, and Android.

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LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages, offering:

  • Test preparation for the PSAT®, SAT®, ACT®, and AP® college entrance exams
  • Test preparation for the GED®, TASC®, and HiSET® high school equivalency exams
  • Test preparation for the TOEFL iBT® and United States citizenship exams
  • Computer and Internet basics, popular software programs and social media
  • Job search and workplace skills improvement
  • Skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science
  • Career certification and licensure exam prep

Legal Information Reference Center

This product offers access to hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. It covers a wide range of topics, including business and corporations, family affairs and divorce, immigration and travel, financial planning, copyrights, property and real estate, rights and disputes, wills and estate planning, and more.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

Libby

Read eBooks and listen to audiobooks instantly from our digital collection. Try the new Libby app on your phone or tablet! You can also enjoy titles from our OverDrive website on your computer, Kindle or eReader.

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Supported Devices

  • Android devices (4.0 / 4.4 or higher)
  • Apple iOS devices (9.0 or higher)
  • Windows 8/10 devices
  • Kindle eReaders & Fire tablets
  • Kobo eReaders
  • Nook tablets & eReaders
  • PCs, Macs, & Chromebooks

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

This database includes indexes on over 700 journals, books, research reports, author profiles, and more. It covers subjects including librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, and more.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

Literary Reference Center

This comprehensive database includes the full text of over a million plot summaries, synopses, work overviews, literary criticism articles and essays, author biographies, literary journals, book reviews, poems, short stories, author interviews, classic texts, and more.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

MasterFile Elite

This database covers virtually every subject area and offers the full text for over 1,050 general reference publications, 52 reference books, and an image collection of over 502,000 photos, maps, and flags.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

Middle Search Plus

This resource includes the full text of thousands of popular middle school magazines, biographies, historical essays, primary source documents, and more. The reading level of all included articles is indicated.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

Military & Government Collection

This resource covers current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, offering a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

NoveList

This tool offers information on a wide variety of fiction titles, lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, book talk guides, recommended reads, and more.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

NoveList K-8

This tool is designed for students in grades K-8 and offers reading lists, searchable lists of award-winning titles, series coverage, curriculum support, and the ability to search for books by a variety of criteria including Lexile scores, subject, author, popularity, and more.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

OverDrive

We offer eBooks and audiobooks through OverDrive, free with your library card. Read on phones, tablets, computers and eReaders including Kindle from our OverDrive website or on mobile devices using the Libby app.

Getting Started with Libby

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Supported Devices

  • Android devices (4.0 / 4.4 or higher)
  • Apple iOS devices (9.0 or higher)
  • Windows 8/10 devices
  • Kindle eReaders & Fire tablets
  • Kobo eReaders
  • Nook tablets & eReaders
  • PCs, Macs, & Chromebooks

Points of View Reference Center

This collection covers current social topics and contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including essays, leading political magazines, newspapers, radio and TV news transcripts, primary source documents, and reference books.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

Primary Search

This resource includes the full text of popular elementary school magazines, children’s dictionary entries, and more. The reading level of all included full-text articles is indicated.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

RBdigital

RBdigital is a digital newsstand that allows you to borrow over 250 magazines and read them on your computer or download them to portable devices.

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Please note that additional magazine articles are available through some of our other academic databases.

 

ReferenceUSA

This resource provides detailed, current directory information on more than 12 million U.S. businesses, 102 million U.S. residents, 683,000 U.S. healthcare providers, 1 million Canadian business, and 11 million Canadian residents.

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Referencia Latina

Una base de datos completa de habla hispana, que ofrece contenido de una variedad de contenido incluyendo 49,000 entradas enciclopedicas, más de 100,000 imágenes, 2,500 informes sobre la salud, un diccionario español-inglés y texto completo para más de 100 libros de referencia y docenas de revistas de interés general en una amplia gama de áreas temáticas.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

Regional Business News

This database is updated daily and provides full-text coverage of regional business publications, including 75 business journals, newspapers, and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

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Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

Rosetta Stone

This resource provides a proven language learning immersion method trusted for over 20 years.

*Library card required
Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

Small Business Reference Center

This database offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

Teacher Reference Center

This resource for educators provides indexing and abstracts of periodicals and covers topics such as assessment, best practices, continuing education, current research, curriculum development, literacy standards, and more.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

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