Research and Lifelong Learning Resources
Databases and Resources Free With Your
EBSCOhost is a collection of databases that offers full-text articles, abstracts, and images from over 1,700 popular periodicals.
Search Consumer Reports to find industry trusted ratings and reviews for 8,500+ products and services.
Provided by the New Jersey State Library, Job and Career Accelerator is a free resource that helps you create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.
Reference USA 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 businesses and 11 million Canadian residents.
Provided by the New Jersey State Library. Legal Information Reference Center provides exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, contains more than 225 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. A majority 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.
Provided by the New Jersey State Library. Rosetta Stone is a language learning software available to library card holders.
JerseyClicks is New Jersey’s online statewide research portal for residents. JerseyClicks databases cover such subjects as health, history, business, education, science, current events, literature, and popular fiction
Below is a list of free online courses and educational videos offered for your enrichment and edification.
Codecademy teaches programming and coding in online, free and interactive lessons.
Coursera has over 400 courses in more than 20 categories, created by 85 Universities from 16 countries. Their courses are available in 12 different languages.
Duolingo offers completely free language education.
EdX was created by Harvard and MIT and offers MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and interactive online classes in law, history, science, engineering, business, social sciences, computer science, public health, and artificial intelligence.
MIT has their own MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) with more than 2,000 courses available.
Open Culture aggregates free courses and audio books found on the web and hosts them on the site.
Stanford has online and open courses which allow you to work at your own pace.