Online Research Tools

Ancestry Library
Access census and other records for genealogical research. This databases is only available within our library.

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Corfacts - Reach nearly 65,000 New Jersey Businesses, Top Officers, Plant Managers, HR Contacts, Buyers. Create Mailing Lists, Prospect Lists, or Update Your Contact Database.  Corfacts Remote Access - Outside of the library access

Ebsco - the platform for many well-known library databases such as Novelist,  History Reference Center, and more.  Ebsco Remote Access - Outside of the Library. Accessible from anywhere with your LBFPL card number (no spaces).

Global Road Warrior
Access all kinds of pertinent, up to date travel data for locations worldwide. From maps to restaurant information there is just about anything the global traveler needs to know.

eBooks from Ebsco - thousands of online books

Jersey Clicks
A new statewide portal featuring full- text databases in business, health, education and more.  With your library card you can search full text magazines, journals and encyclopedias. 


Job and Career Accelerator
the industry's most comprehensive, online job search system that puts job seekers on the Fast Track to getting hired
. You must re-register here  to continue using this database on the new 3.0 version by June 30th. All resumes must be exported and then imported into the new service. Please see a staff member for further assistance.





Do you like collectibles?  Do you want to find out how much the antique china  you inherited from your grandmother is worth?  Check out Kovels!  Access it from the library’s home page,, by clicking on “Online Research” in the green box on the right-hand side of the page.  Once you get to Kovels, you will have to register.  There are three registration levels: Basic, Premium, and Premium Plus.  Only the Basic level is free.  When you subscribe, you are given the opportunity to sign up to receive Kovels’ Komments weekly via email.  You can also sign up to receive other alerts.

            At the top of the page, you will find tabs labeled “Price Guide,” “Resources,” “Store,” Subscription,” “Marks,” “Premium,” and “Register Now.”  “Marks” and “Premium” are only accessible to subscribers at the premium level or above.  However, the other headings can be accessed at the basic level. 

If you click on “Price Guide,” you can choose between an alphabetical listing and searching by category.  Links will also take you to and other useful sites.  “Resources” has a tremendous amount of information for the collector.  Useful headings include “Gold  Calculator,” “Latest News,” “Business Directory,” “Kovels Komments,” “Antiques Insight,” “Press Media Center,” “Collectors [sic] Questions,” “Price Guide,” “Videos,”    “Annual Index,” “Site Map,” “Kovels Forums,” and “Event Calendar.”  The “Gold Calculator” will enable you to calculate the value of the gold in a piece of gold jewelry. However, in order              to obtain an accurate calculation, you need to know the weight of the item and the current price of gold.  Clicking the “Subscription” enables you to sign up for the premium or premium plus level for yourself or as a gift or to subscribe to either the print or email edition of a monthly newsletter entitled “Kovels on Antiques & Collectibles.”









Kovels - New
Visit this to sign up for a free account for access to information about antiques and  collectibles  including price.

Learn A Test
Take practice tests in the following areas: Academic, Basic Skills, Civil Services, Cosmetology, EMS (Emergency Medical Services), Firefighter, Law Enforcement,  Military,  Online Courses  (SAT Preparation), Postal Services, Real Estate, Teaching,  and US Citizenship.  Remote LearnAtest - Outside of the Library Accessible from anywhere with your LBFPL card number (no spaces).  

Please note: You must re-register here  to continue using this database on the new 3.0 version by June 30th.

Live Mocha

The world’s largest language learning community, is available free with your library card. There are 38 languages available to study, using  “beans” or  “coins” to obtain lessons.  User registration with an email address and  your library card number as your password is required  to receive free language lessons.  (Speakers or headphones are required.)  Please ask the staff if you need help.


Zinio Magazine Service

Sign in to read current issues of many, many magazines in their entirety.