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Visitors to the library have access to a wide variety of electronic databases; however, remote access to subscription databases is restricted to State Library authorized users: state employees and, unless otherwise noted, Thomas Edison staff and students. Authorized users needing a State Library access card, should complete the appropriate online registration form.

New Jersey residents should use JerseyClicks to access databases licensed  for statewide use.

Transmission or reproduction of items beyond that permitted by fair use requires the permission of the copyright owners. It is the user's responsibility to determine and comply with all restrictions based upon the intended use of the materials.  All users are expected to respect the intellectual property rights of licensed material. Failure to do so will result in loss of access.

You can browse through our databases below, or use the following menus to narrow your search:


Database Search Results

ABI/INFORM Collection

This ProQuest database is recognized as the premier electronic database for coverage of subjects related to current business, management, industry and product information. It is comprised of ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. It includes thousands of full text journals, dissertations, working papers, key newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times, and country and industry focused reports and data that provide a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world. Full-text is available for thousands of titles.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: state employees

Banking Information Database

ProQuest Banking Information can help users predict future market trends, monitor the rise of future competition, and pick up ideas that have worked successfully in the financial services market. The database brings together leading journals from the most important international markets and allows you to analyze and compare articles from 360 full text sources.  Industry and professional newsletters, School of Bank Marketing Papers and Stonier Theses are included.  Coverage: 1971 on.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: state employees

Bloomberg BNA Labor and Employment Law Resource Center

This database includes exclusive legal analysis and practice tools from the nations leading labor and employment law experts, together with Bloomberg BNAs renowned news coverage and comprehensive primary source information.  Access is only available onsite at the public computers in the Law Library.

On-site Access: only at the public computers in the Law Library
Remote Access: no

Bloomberg BNA Tax and Accounting Center

Organized by subject or practice areas, this database offers practitioners a comprehensive array of analysis, news, primary sources, and practice tools covering federal, international and state tax issues and financial accounting.  Access is only available onsite at the public computers in the Law Library.

On-site Access: only at the public computers in the Law Library
Remote Access: no

Business Source Premier

Provides full text for over 2300 journals, including more than 1100 peer-reviewed titles. Covers business, marketing, accounting, management, economics, finance, banking and more.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

Career & Technical Education Database

ProQuest Career & Technical Education is the definitive source for vocational information. The database includes nearly 600 titles, with more than 500 available in full text for quick access to research on virtually any technical topic.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: state employees

EDGAR

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s EDGAR database provides free public access to corporate information, allowing you to quickly research a company’s financial information and operations by reviewing registration statements, prospectuses and periodic reports filed on Forms 10-K and 10-Q. You also can find information about recent corporate events reported on Form 8-K.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: yes

FedBizOpps

Single source for federal government procurement opportunities.  Includes Recovery and Reinvestment Act actions.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: yes

First Research

Provides industry reports which offer a broad overview of the sector and highlight developments, trends, challenges, opportunities, forecasts and financial information. Includes state profiles which deliver industry and economic insight, and employment and real estate trends for each state.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A collection of over 95 reference books covering business, education, the environment, history, medicine, religion, science and social science. The titles can be searched individually or all at once. Titles include: Business Plans Handbooks, Encyclopedia of Bilingual Education, Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, Everyday Finance: Economics, Gale Encyclopedia of Diets, Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, Personal Money Management and Entrepreneurship and Wests Encyclopedia of American Law, 2nd edition.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

GovLoans.gov

A gateway to government loan information available from five Federal agencies. Housing, agriculture, education, veterans and small business loans are covered.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: yes

Grants.gov

A single access point that allows organizations to find and apply electronically to over 900 competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: yes

Hoover’s Online

Provides in depth company information, business search tools, and real-time company information.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

Job & Career Accelerator

Job & Career Accelerator provides vital support for job seekers. Its comprehensive collection of online job and career-related tools delivers everything individuals need to find, prepare for, apply to, and get hired into their ideal positions.

Features include:
  • Job and internship search
  • Resume and letter builders
  • College finder
  • Occupation explorer
  • Interview guidance
  • Targeted career guidance
  • Workplace skills
  • Computer skills
On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

Mergent Archives: Municipal and Government Manuals

Coverage includes virtually all U.S. taxing jurisdictions and agencies – from school districts, hospitals, villages and towns to cities, counties and states across the nation – with total long-term rated debt of $25,000,000 or over. Full coverage is extended to all entities in California, New York and Texas. You’ll find a historical perspective on each issuing entity, as well as statistical data, financial statements and full bond descriptions.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

Mergent Archives: Who Owns Whom Collection

An archive of annual Who Owns Whom directories from 1961 on which focuses on the relationship between companies worldwide, showing who is the ultimate parent company and who are their subsidiaries.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

Mergent BondViewer

Provides access to a wide-range of U.S. corporate and municipal bond data such as: issue details, offering documents, ratings, coupon information, covenants, redemptions and historical pricing.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

Mergent EventsData

In addition to providing information on breaking business developments, EventsData delivers on-going updated information on stock-splits, mergers, tender offers, partial/full calls, name changes, etc. and gives users the ability to research Corporate Actions, Dividends, Fixed Income, Municipal Called Bonds and Unit Investment Trust data from a historical perspective.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

Mergent Intellect

Features a deep collection of worldwide business information including D&B/Hoovers 85 million+ private company database. It offers access to private and public U.S. and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, company and executive contact information, and the ability to access industry profiles via First Research.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

Mergent Online

A suite of resources for in-depth business and financial research on U.S. and international companies; also includes the D&B Private Company database, annual reports, executive biographies and industry reports.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

Mergent WebReports

Provides access to digitized Moodys and Mergent Corporate Manuals, ranging back to the early 1900s, which provide corporate history, business descriptions and in-depth financial statements. The Corporate Manual collection is searchable by company name, year or manual type.  Please note: the most recent corporate information is available on Mergent Online.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

New Jersey Business Records Service

Provides access to the status and business address(es) of a registered business entity. Searchable by business name, principal name (officer/director, manager, etc.), registered agent or entity ID. Browsing is free, status reports incur a charge.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: yes
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