The following research databases and online learning resources are available to anyone with a Red Bank Library card.
ACADEMIC SEARCH PREMIER
Academic Search Premier is one of the best databases for high school and college research papers. This database provides full text for more than 4,500 publications.
BUSINESS SOURCE ELITE
The Business Source Elite is the world’s definitive scholarly business database. It has the 350 most important business-related scholarly journals back to 1965 or the first published issue.
EXPLORA EDUCATOR'S EDITION
Explora Educator's Edition supports classroom instruction via a simple search interface that accesses primary source documents, news articles and video.
EXPLORA PRIMARY SCHOOL
This database supports student research for grades K-5 via a simple search interface that accesses primary source documents, news articles and video.
GirlHealth.gov offers health and wellness information and reports for girls from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.
GREAT WEBSITES FOR KIDS
Great Websites for Kids is a list of sites sponsored by the Association of Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association.
IMAGE COLLECTION DATABASE
The Image Collection database consists of more than 1 million total images in these categories, broken down as follows: Photographs, images from Canadian Press, Getty Images, and UPI, maps from Antenna Audio and photographs from public domain sources.
JOB & CAREER ACCELERATOR
On the Job & Career Accelerator, users create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.
LEGAL INFORMATION RESOURCE CENTER
The Legal Information Resource Center provides exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, and contains more than 225 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis.
LISTA indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
LITERARY REFERENCE CENTER
Literary Reference Center is a comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes
MasterFILE Elite, designed specifically for public libraries, provides full text for more than 1,950 general periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and much more.
MIDDLE SEARCH PLUS
Middle Search Plus contains full text for more than 150 popular, middle school magazines. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 200 magazines. Full text is also available for thousands of biographies, historical essays and student pamphlets.
MILITARY & GOVERNMENT COLLECTION
The Military & Government Collection offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government via a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content.
Novelist is a comprehensive online readers' advisory tool used to search hundreds of thousands of popular fiction and nonfiction titles, and also retrieve author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides, and more.
Novelist K-8 focuses on nonfiction reading materials that support the school curriculum, as well as the recreational reading interests of children and students from preschool through middle school.
POINTS OF VIEW REFERENCE CENTER
Points of View Reference Center is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.
Reference USA provides detailed, current directory information on more than 12 million U.S. Businesses, 102 million U.S. residents, 683,000 U.S. healthcare providers, 1 million Canadian businesses and 11 million Canadian residents.
Referencia Latina, a comprehensive Spanish-language database, offers content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries.
SMALL BUSINESS REFERENCE CENTER
The Small Business Reference Center is a comprehensive resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business, offering full-text periodicals and reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books.
TEACHER REFERENCE CENTER
The Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for hundreds of periodicals. In addition, 96% of journals indexed in TRC are peer-reviewed.