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With your library card, you have free access from home to high-quality reference database subscriptions paid for by the Randolph Township Free Public Library, the M.A.I.N. consortium, the Highlands Regional Library Cooperative, or the New Jersey State Library. Find out how to get a library card!
Randolph Library Databases
The Randolph Library subscribes to a collection of full-text newspaper and magazine databases and to several online encyclopedias. Click on each database name to search in a new window. At the login screen, enter your Randolph Library card barcode number.
MasterFILE Premier indexes 3,000 magazines, of which 1,700 are full text; Newspaper Source Plus offers full text for 700 regional, national, and international newspapers; EBSCOhost also includes health, business and children’s databases.
Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers available online. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections. Includes the Newark Star Ledger and the Neighbor News.
Searchable databases covering the arts, business, careers, education, genealogy, health and medicine, science, technology and so much more! Includes the ProQuest Research Library, access to over 3,000 current and historical newspapers (including the Morristown Daily Record) and magazines, and ProQuest AP science. An invaluable resource for students, genealogists and job seekers! (We suggest clicking “List View” on the home page so that you can view the databases included in each category.)
Access The New York Times (from 1851 to 2006) and click through cover to cover or search by topic, date, or article type (article, photo, comic, birth/death/marriage notice, display ad, film review, etc.). The historical New York Times presents firsthand accounts and opinions that bring history to life.
One of the most valuable services available today for anyone researching ancestry in the United States. Search, view and print U.S. federal census records from 1790 through 1930, over 25,000 family and local history books and more.
Includes complete content of The Decades - Salem’s critically acclaimed American history series; Great Events from History - The complete resource for worldwide events; Great Lives from History - The definitive, worldwide biographical resource; and Milestone Documents - A new, primary source series.
Access Critical Insights: Authors with articles about Ernest Hemingway, Barbara Kingsolver, and Mark Twain, and Critical Insights: Works, including articles about Death of a Salesman, Dracula, The Grapes of Wrath, The Great Gatsby, Pride and Prejudice, To Kill a Mockingbird and many more!
Provides access to award-winning health reference works, including Magill’s Medical Guide, that helps bridge the gap between professional medical encyclopedias and popular self-help guides. It is an up-to-date and easy-to-use source of medical information for students, as well as general readers, including patients and caregivers.
Find information and photos by searching over 75,000 articles (including 23,000 biographies) from the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Get news headlines and full-text articles from more than 700 magazines. Link to quality web sites on your topic. Search thousands of maps in the world atlas.
Find information and pictures by searching the Compton’s Encyclopedia and the Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia. Examine maps in the world atlas or search for words in the dictionary. Discover America with statistics and summaries for every state and province in the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
The Spanish Student Discovery Encyclopedia is organized so that students can find information quickly and easily by navigating in Spanish or English. It includes more than 2,200 articles, 250 maps, and 1,500 illustrations.
M.A.I.N. Databases…Your Library@Home
All residents of the Morris County area can find reliable information on a wide variety of topics in the databases funded by M.A.I.N. and the state of New Jersey.
Find accurate phone-verified information on 15.5 million U.S. and Canadian businesses and organizations. Search and sort by business name, location, yellow page heading, SIC code and size of operation. Research 147 million U.S. and Canadian households to conduct market research and locate friends and relatives. Look for detailed information on 675,000 doctors and 180,000 dentists in the HealthCare database. Click on the database name and enter your Randolph Library card barcode number to search. If you see the page requesting Username/Password, you may have to turn off your firewall or Norton Internet Security temporarily to get the proper barcode login page. For additional troubleshooting suggestions, read the help section. For search tips, try the online tutorial.
To find additional databases, click on the M.A.I.N. logo. When the new window opens, select a database from the list. At the login screen, enter your library card barcode number to search for the information you need in any of the following areas:
New Jersey Statewide Full-Text Databases
The JerseyClicks portal features federated searching of the group of databases paid for by the New Jersey State Library. You can search most databases simultaneously, or you can choose one or a smaller group to search separately.
Click on the JerseyClicks logo to search in a new window. You will be asked to enter your library barcode number.