U.S. Patent and Trademark databases covering patents from January 1, 1976 to the most recent weekly issue. Searchable by key word, patent number, and classification.
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.
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PDQ contains the latest information about cancer treatment, screening, diagnosis and clinical trials. Information is categorized according to type of cancer and audience (patient or health care professional). The database is updated monthly.
Designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. High school and undergraduate students can use Points of View as a guide to debate, developing arguments and writing position papers.
A user-friendly mapping tool with US data pertaining to demographics, real estate, health, jobs, education and more. Useful when conducting research or market studies, or developing business plans or grant applications, or determining site selection or impact analysis, and much more. Data is compiled from federal, educational, and institutional sources.
This database provides access to hundreds of leading political science and international relations journals, providing full text of many core titles indexed in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. Over a thousand recent full text doctoral dissertations on political science topics are included, along with working papers, conference proceedings, country profiles, political news and other sources. Coverage: 1985-current.
Provides worldwide coverage of population, family planning, and related health issues. Coverage: 1970 to the present with selected citations dating back to 1886.
Provides full text for over 70 children’s magazines and over 300 children’s pamphlets, designed for the elementary school student.
PrivCo focuses on tracking private company financial data, private market deals and private investor profiles. There is coverage of over 940,000 privately-held companies worldwide, over 20,000 investor profiles and over 150,000 private transactions (VC funding, M&A and PE deals). The database contains private company financials and revenues to private M&A deals and deal multiples, private firm valuations, venture capital funding, private equity deals, private and family ownership breakdowns, bankruptcies, restructurings, and company research.
The most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world. It provides a highly specialized collection of 520 education journals, including nearly 350 peer-reviewed titles and more than 200 educational reports.
Pronunciator is a language learning program that covers 80 languages that can be learned in any other language. Each language has an average of 9,000 instructional phrases. It includes 10 types of drills, quizzes, audio lessons, pronunciation analysis and phrase books in PDF format. Learners can flexibly move through the courses based on their skill level and learning goals. ESL courses are included for 50 non-English languages. Additional features include hundreds of live, weekly conversation classes led by qualified native speakers; ProCitizen, a comprehensive citizenship prep course; and ProTour, with hundreds of cultural videos highlighting culture destinations in major world cities. Pronunciator is accessible to blind and low-vision users on its browser-based app and its custom apps for all Android, Apple and Kindle Fire devices.
Search all our subscribed ProQuest databases. Find articles on business, health and medicine, language and literature, social sciences, education, science and technology, history, religion, and philosophy. Includes thousands of national and international newspapers.
One-stop access to the full text of information created by and about the U.S. Congress. Reports, hearings, bills, laws, member directories and information, and related publications are available from 1970 on. Includes Historical Indexes 1789-1980, an index to historic materials including many departmental reports as well as unpublished hearings. Also includes the Congressional Record, Code of Federal Regulations and the Federal Register.
Find articles from select U.S. Northeast regional newspapers. You can search the full text or read the newspaper as it appeared in print, including all photographs, advertisements, and obituaries. Includes the following New Jersey newspapers.
- Asbury Park Evening Press (1905-1974)
- Asbury Park Press (1974-2011)
- Courier-Post (1950-2010)
- Courier-News (1961-2010)
- Evening News [Plainfield] (1884-1885)
- Plainfield Evening News (1885-1894)
- Plainfield Courier (1891-1894)
- Plainfield Courier-News (1894-1961)
Find articles from all subscribed ProQuest newspaper databases, which include: US Newsstream, Canadian, Global, New York Times (recent and historical), Wall Street Journal (recent and historical), Philadelphia Inquirer (recent), and ProQuest Regional Newspapers (recent).
Find articles from the Asbury Park Press (2012–recent), Camden Courier-Post (2010-recent) and East Brunswick Home News Tribune (2010-recent). You can search the full text or read the newspaper as it appeared in print, including all photographs, advertisements, and obituaries. There is a three month embargo on new content.
A multidisciplinary database that provides one-stop access to thousands of full text periodicals from one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases ProQuest offers. It includes a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, professional and trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 subjects and topics.
Provides fast and easy access to statistical information produced by U.S. Federal agencies, states, private organizations, and major intergovernmental organizations. It includes tables selected from hundreds of U.S. government and business reports (1999 to present), U.S. Federal statistical publications (1973 to present); international statistical publications from the UN, EU, OECD, etc. (coverage from 1983), and U.S. state government, business, and research institute statistical publications (coverage from 1980, with full text from 2007).
Find full-text articles from 100+ peer-reviewed journals in psychology and human behavior. Includes the complete run of all journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA). Alternate name: APA PsycArticles
This database provides abstracts and indexing for more than 640 titles, with over 540 titles available in full text. Many titles are indexed in PsycINFO. Coverage ranges from behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial and social psychology, along with personality, psychobiology and psychometrics.
A citation and abstract database covering 2000+ journals, books, and dissertations on the behavioral and social sciences. Some articles are linked full text; all content in PsycArticles is included in PsycINFO. Published by the American Psychological Assocation (APA). Alternate name: APA PsycInfo.
Free, comprehensive bibliographic index to research on post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health consequences of exposure to trauma in veterans and the general population. Published by the National Center for PTSD (Department of Veterans Affairs). Former name: PILOTS.
PubChem includes substance information, compound structures, and BioActivity data in three primary databases, PCsubstance, PCcompound and PCBioAssay.
This database covers the core literature in the field of public health, including journals articles, magazines, news, reports and dissertations.
PubMed comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. State employees and TESU students, click the icon “Find Full Text from New Jersey State Library” to access licensed content.
Note there is also a free version of PubMed available if you do not have a State Library card.