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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

Academic Search Complete

Supports scholarly research in key areas of academic study, providing nearly 9,100 full text periodicals, over 7,900 peer-reviewed journals, as well as reports and books.  Subjects include anthropology, engineering, law, science and technology, social sciences, humanities, medical sciences, ethnic studies and much more.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

Academic Search Premier

Provides full text for over 4,600 publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language, arts, literature, medical sciences and ethnic studies.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

AHFS Consumer Medication Information

AHFS Consumer Medication Information is a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, AHFS includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers.  Content is updated monthly.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

Alt-HealthWatch

Full text articles from over 170 peer-reviewed and professional journals and consumer newsletters, focusing on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

BioOne (BioOne.1 and BioOne.2)

Provides full text of high-impact bioscience research journals focused on the biological, ecological and environmental sciences. Most of BioOne’s titles are published by small societies and non-commercial publishers. Mobile access is available. See Mobile Resources for more information.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

Carcinogenic Potency Database

The Carcinogenic Potency Database, developed at the University of California, Berkeley, and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, provides standardized analyses of the results of 6540 chronic, long-term animal cancer tests that have been conducted since the 1950’s and reported in the general published literature or by the National Cancer Institute and the National Toxicology Program.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: yes

ChemIDplus Advanced

A database of 350,000 chemical records, including over 100,000 with structures.  Locator links allow immediate searching of other databases for information about a given chemical.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: yes

CINAHL Complete – Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature

One of the worlds most comprehensive sources of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing indexing for more than 5,400 journals and full text for over 1,300 journals.  It also includes evidence-based care sheets, continuing education modules, research instrument records and quick lessons with overviews of diseases and conditions.  CINAHL Complete is a definitive research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature.  For an introduction to using CINAHL, view an archived webinar or a short tutorial.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

Dietary Supplements on PubMed

This subset is designed to limit search results to citations from a broad spectrum of dietary supplement literature including vitamin, mineral, phytochemical, ergogenic, botanical, and herbal supplements in human nutrition and animal models.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: yes

Family Health Database

This database includes journals and magazines covering a range of health subjects, from sports injuries to women’s health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: state employees

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

Haz-Map

An occupational toxicology database that links jobs to hazardous job tasks that may be associated with occupational diseases and their symptoms. Provides information on hazardous agents, occupational diseases and high risk jobs.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: yes

Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB)

HSDB focuses on the toxicology of potentially hazardous chemicals. It is enhanced with information on human exposure, industrial hygiene, emergency handling procedures, environmental fate, regulatory requirements, and related areas. All data are referenced and derived from a core set of books, government documents, technical reports and selected primary journal literature. HSDB is peer-reviewed by the Scientific Review Panel (SRP), a committee of experts in the major subject areas within the data bank's scope. HSDB is organized into over 5000 individual chemical records.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: yes

Health & Medical Collection

This database offers reliable, comprehensive journal coverage of clinical and biomedical topics, consumer health, health administration and more.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: state employees

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Provides searchable full text for nearly 80 consumer health magazines, as well as for current, health-related pamphlets and more than 130 health reference books.  It also contains more than 5,100 Clinical Reference Systems reports (in English and Spanish) and Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

MEDLINE Complete (EBSCO)

MEDLINE Complete provides authoritative medical information for the health professional on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, behavioral sciences, bioengineering, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. It includes citations from over 5,400 current biomedical journals and is the most comprehensive source of full text for medical journals, providing full text for over 2,100 journals indexed in MEDLINE. With coverage dating back to 1857 and full text back to 1865, MEDLINE Complete is a definitive research tool for medical literature.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

MedlinePlus

Authoritative and current health information for the professional and the consumer. Includes information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on about 500 diseases and conditions, hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and dictionaries, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs and links to thousands of clinical trials.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: yes
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