Library Databases


Available to Garwood Public Library patrons with a valid library card.

Library Databases
  • Academic Search Premier
    • The world’s largest academic multi-subject database, offering magazine, newspaper and academic journal articles.
  • Business Source Premier
    • Full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance and economics.
  • ERIC
    • ERIC (Education Resource Information Center) provides access to educational journals, reports and other documents.
  • GreenFILE
    • Covers environmental topics such as global warming, alternate fuel sources and more. Scholarly and general interest sources, as well as government documents and reports.
  • HeritageQuest Online
    • HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more
  • Image Collection
    • The images consist of a wide array of photos and maps, with an emphasis on world news and events. Other areas of coverage include contemporary and historical photos of people, places, and the natural kingdom.
  • Legal Information Reference Center
    • Legal Information Reference Center allows users to browse by category from the Basic Search screen. Browse by selecting one of eight categories: Business & Corporations Family Affairs & Divorce Immigration & Travel Money & Financial Planning Patents, Copyright & Trademarks Property & Real Estate Rights & Disputes Wills & Estate Planning.
  • Library, Information Science, & Technology Abstracts
    • Covers subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, information retrieval, information management and more.
  • Literary Reference Center
    • Provides author biographies and information on literary works, including book reviews, literary criticism, and plot summaries. Sources include journals, books, and encyclopedias. Also includes full text of many poems and short stories.
  • MasterFILE Premier
    • A multi-subject database providing full text sources including magazines, primary source documents, reference books, and an image collection of photos, maps and flags.
  • Middle Search Plus
    • Provides full text for popular, middle school-level magazines, as well as biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection of photos, maps and flags.
  • Military and Government Collection
    • Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.
  • NoveLIST
    • A premier online database for reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. Helping readers of all ages find just the right book to read, this comprehensive source of popular and professional book information includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.
  • NoveLIST K-8
    • NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.
  • Points of View
    • Provides background, timelines, and pros and cons about a wide range of timely and sometimes controversial issues.
  • Primary Search
    • Full text for popular magazines for elementary school research.
  • Referencia Latina
    • Referencia Latina, a comprehensive Spanish-language database, offers access to magazines; encyclopedias; images; health reports; and a Spanish-English dictionary.
  • Rosetta Stone
    • A language resource provided by the NJ State Library that includes 30 different languages.
  • Small Business Reference Center
    • An exclusive full text database for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. It includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans.
  • Teacher Reference Center
    • Provides indexing and abstracts of journals and magazines for professional educators.