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


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.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

ProQuest News

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).

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: state employees

Referencia Latina

A comprehensive Spanish-language database that offers content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries; 50,000 images; 2,500 health reports; a Spanish-English dictionary and full text for over 100 reference books and dozens of general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas. Its intuitive, theme-based Spanish-language interface is designed to make content readily accessible to non-English users with limited online research experience.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone offers a proven immersion method for learning foreign languages.

  • 30 languages to meet a range of cultural interests
  • Core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
  • Focused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and more
  • Mobile apps that enable learners to reinforce language on the go

Available languages include: Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Dari, Dutch, English (American), English (British), Filipino (Tagalog), French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Pashto, Persian  (Farsi), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Spain), Swahili, Swedish, Turkish, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users

Salud en Español

Provides evidence-based reports and fact sheets in Spanish on all aspects of consumer health and wellness.

On-site Access: yes
Remote Access: authorized users