Remote Services
REFERENCE: (973) 285-6969 or e-mail AskaLibrarian ....library catalog ..or ..request material not owned in Morris County. The ID number for the databases and the catalog is the 13 digit number on the back of your library card. Enter it without the spaces. Need a library card?
NOTE: Thirteen (13) databases are Morris County Library only. Contact the Reference desk (973) 285-6969 for password to these. Which database to use?


ANTIQUES &
COLLECTIBLES
Prices for Antiques--auction prices. Contact the Reference desk (973) 285-6969 for password.
BIOGRAPHY (Call (973) 285-6969 or e-mail Reference for password to these three titles.
American Natl Biography, deceased, from Oxford Univ. Press.
Biography & Genealogy Master Index.
Biography Collection Complete, from EBSCO
BUSINESSCorfacts NJ Business Directory--call Reference (973) 285-6969 with your library card number, for password. Please log out when done
Corporate Affiliations, Lexis-Nexis--call Reference (973) 285-6969 with your library card number, for password.
Mergent Online--contact Reference (973) 285-6969 for password
Morningstar Investment Research Library--contact Reference (973) 285-6969 for password.
Plunketts Research Online
ReferenceUSA find under BUSINESS in JerseyClicks (State Library)
(See also Regional Business News and Business Source Elite (1,000+ magazines, 10,000+ company DataMonitor reports) in EBSCO for articles and company profiles from DataMonitor).
CAREERSJobs & Career Accelerator from Learning Express. Online software classes and test practice; register to save your personal results. Call Reference (973) 285-6969 with your library card number, for password. Provided through a jobs grant from the NJ State Library
CURRENT
EVENTS
Issues & Controversies For password contact Reference (973) 285-6969
GENEALOGYWorld Vital Records Vital records, family history, genealogy
GEOGRAPHY
HISTORY
FACTS ON FILE: includes
History Center: also offers special collections in African American, Native American and Women's history. (Online tutorial)
Geography (maps/flags)
See also, History Reference Center
HEALTHHealth Reference Center. For articles, use EBSCO for Health Source, Academic/Nursing or Consumer editions.
LANGUAGESPronunciator, 50 languages and ESL. Includes culture guides.Register your account the first time.
LITERARY
CRITICISM
Literary Reference Online-- authors, works, characters, definitions of literary terms, movements, groups
NoveList*-- database of over 155,000 fiction titles for readers of all ages, with book discussion tools.
Literary Reference Center* --criticism, plot summaries, author biographies. (See screen shot.)
Contemporary Authors--excellent biobibliographies of recent writers. For password, call (973-285-6969) or e-mail Reference.
MAGAZINESArticles can also be e-mailed from the databases.
#1
EBSCOhost* 1,000 magazines+ 500,000+ images; includes health, business and children's databases and in-depth records for selected businesses.
#2 JStor--full text, academic journals, primarily the sciences. Call (973) 285-6969 or e-mail Reference for password
#3 ProQuest: magazines, many full text, in business, education, literature, political science, and psychology.
NEWSPAPERS*#1 ProQuest Newstand Wall St Journal, Washington Post, etc.
Daily Record, 1999+ and other Gannett papers (Asbury Pk Press, Courier News, Courier Post)
#2 Historic, New York Times 1851+
#3 Star Ledger 1996+ Contact the Reference desk (973) 285-6969 for password.
#4 Newspaper Source, in EBSCO offers 25 international/national newspapers.
SCIENCE GreenFILE, enviromental database
Science Online, diagrams, timelines, essays, biographies, definitions. (Online tutorial)
Science Reference Center
WRITINGWriter's Reference Center:fundamentals of quality writing Contact the Reference desk (973) 285-6969 for password.
REFERENCE Bookmark the online reference web or call (973) 285-6969 (RefDesk).
Click on Ask! anywhere in the MCL web.
NJ LOCATIONS--Which NJ libraries have the magazines you need?
Rutgers titles are listed separately, in their online catalog. Use JerseyCat to search for books throughout the state. *These databases funded by the NJ State Library.

Don't have a library card? Morris County residents get one at their local libraries. If you work in Morris County, ask about a courtesy card at the public library in the town where you work or talk to our Circulation staff.

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Global Telecom, Inc., Morristown, NJ since 1996.


Which database to use?

Business:
Try Reference USA to find services/businesses, develop client lists or find possible employers. See also BusinessSource database in EBSCO for articles from business magazines.

School/elementary
K-2 can use Searchasaurus in EBSCO: graphical interface, online encyclopedia and articles from Weekly Reader, Junior Scholastic, etc.

School/middle

HS/College

There are a few databases in the library from which material can be mailed to you. Drop us a note if you can't find what you need in these 10 databases.

Return to the online resources.


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Morris County Library, Whippany, NJ
7 July 2014