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Research From Home

The library subscribes to over 30 online Research Databases that supply trustworthy information. Use these databases at the library or from home with your library card number to find magazine and newspaper articles, online reference books, company data, and reliable resources for homework assignments in all subjects.

Biography Subject Databases

Biography Collection Complete

Biography Collection Complete offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies supporting history, science, the arts, music, literature, multicultural studies, gender studies, business, government & politics, sports, entertainment and many other areas. From Ebsco.

Contemporary Authors

Biographical information on more than 90,000 authors in the US and around the world. To search Contemporary Authors only, users must click Clear Checkmarks, scroll down and put a check in Contemporary Authors. Searches work best if Author/Creator field is selected from the Search drop-down list.

Business Databases

Business Source Elite

Scholarly business journals, trade journals, business magazines, country economic reports from EIU, Global Insight, ICON Group International, CountryWatch etc, market research reports, more than 10,000 substantial company profiles and over 5,000 industry reports. Also includes comprehensive full text for over 50 regional business publications, including titles from Crain Communications. This database is updated daily.

Reference USA

This database is part of a group of databases paid for by the State Library of NJ. To access Reference USA from home you must enter your library card number to get to the search screen. On the page with the search screen you will find Reference USA listed under the Business category. Profile data on 11 million domestic companies. Listings are searchable and sortable by business name, location, yellow page heading, SIC code and size of operation. Information is culled from current telephone books. From a remote location printing and downloading will be limited to 25 records.

Regional Business News

This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Career & Education Databases

Curriculum Resource Center

Provides a library of printable teacher-handout material for the middle school, high school, and junior college curriculum. From Facts on File.

Facts on File

Finds articles about history, literature, science, health, careers, teacher curriculum materials, and it even includes an atlas.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Provides detailed profiles of more than 3,300 jobs and 94 industries, invaluable advice on career skills, more than 48,000 resource entries, and much more! From Facts on File.

Job and Career Accelerator

Job & Career Accelerator is the industry's most comprehensive, online job search system that puts job seekers on the Fast Track to getting hired. When registering, use your entire 13 digit library card number in the username field. If you have already registered with the LearningExpressLibrary previously, your username and password are the same for the Job & Career Accelerator log in.

Learning Express Library (With Computer Skills and a Career Center)

LearningExpressLibrary provides interactive online practice tests and tutorial courses in math and English designed to help students and adult learners succeed on academic or licensing tests. It also has online interactive Computer Skills Courses for popular programs like Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Its newest feature is a career reference center. This program will require you to create an account. Denville Public Library cardholders should create an account with their library card number and will then be able to use the program at home or in the library. All others may use the program in the library only with any account name.


Family Search

The collection includes over 2.4 million rolls of microfilmed genealogical records; 742,000 microfiche; 310,000 books, serials, and other formats; 4,500 periodicals; 700 electronic resources. Records available are from the United States, Canada, the British Isles, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Africa.

World Vital Records was founded in 2006 to provide simple and affordable access to more than 4.2 billion names in family history record collections worldwide.  World Vital Records also works closely with its content partners to digitize and publish tens of millions of historical family history records online each month.

Health and Medicine Databases

Health Reference Center

Provides clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body. From Facts on File.

History and Geography Databases

History Database Center

Searches 6 history databases including: American History, World History, American Woman's History, African American History & Culture, American Indian History & Culture, and Ancient History & Culture. From Facts on File.

World Geography and Culture Online

Combines detailed, printable, full-color maps of countries, provinces, and states with up-to-date statistical and local information. From Facts on File.

Language Databases

Mango Languages

(To access this database from home you must have a valid Denville Library Card.) An interactive online language learning system. Features over 30 languages to choose from including French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish. Also includes English for speakers of 15 languages including Chinese, Polish, Russian and Spanish.


Pronunciator is a fun and easy way to learn any of 80 languages. Register for free and start learning — at your own pace! All you need is a web browser with JavaScript enabled, and Flash version 10.0 or higher. Or an iPad or iPhone/iPod with iOS 5.0 or higher. Or an Android tablet or phone with Android 3.0 and up.

Legal Resources


Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant, and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language.

Literature Databases

Contemporary Authors

Biographical information on more than 90,000 authors in the US and around the world. To search Contemporary Authors only, users must click Clear Checkmarks, scroll down and put a check in Contemporary Authors. Searches work best if Author/Create field is selected from the Search drop-down list.

Literary Reference Center (Ebsco)

Provides in depth information on thousands of authors and their work from major respected reference works, books, literary journals and more. From Ebsco.

Bloom's Literature

Basic information about authors, works of literature and literary characters. From Facts on File.


NoveList includes all of the great content in NoveList - PLUS over 50,000 nonfiction titles and added-value information such as read-alikes, book discussion guides, feature articles and more. From Ebsco.

Novelist K-8

Novelist K-8 is just like Novelist, but it is designed for students from kindergarten through 8th grade. From Ebsco.

Magazines and Newspapers Databases


Ebsco provides access to a variety of databases that index newspaper and magazine articles on topics from health, education, and business to general reference.


If your aren't sure what database to search, search them all with Jersey Clicks, an online tool that allows you to search up to 15 full-text resources simultaneously through one site. Choose from 27 high quality databases covering subjects such as health, history, business, education, science, current events, literature, and popular fiction, as well as Spanish language magazine articles. To access Jersey Clicks all you need is an Internet connection and a Denville Library card. Enter your Denville Township Library card number.

Science and Technology Databases

Science Online

Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments. From Facts on File.

Spanish Language Databases


Created exclusively for Spanish-speaking users, this full-text electronic reference tool is the first system to provide indexing, images and full text of popular Hispanic magazines -- not just translations.

Referencia Latina

Referencia Latina, a comprehensive Spanish-language database, offers content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries.

Salud en Espanol

Salud en Espanol provides comprehensive evidence-based reports and fact sheets in Spanish on all aspects of consumer health and wellness. Topic specific reports covering all aspects of health offer valuable overviews on diseases, conditions, procedures and various treatments.