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Asbury Park Press online
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NY Times Online

You can now access the NY Times online, for free. Click the link above to get a code good for 72 hours of access. Need longer than that? Just come back for another code. Please note: You will need to sign up for an online account with the NY Times. 



Learn a new language with our interactive software that provides step by step lesson plans for 38 different languages. This database features lessons for Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese & more! 



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).

Ebsco's Auto Repair Source 
Visit this resource for up-to-date information on parts, repairs, maintenance schedules and more!


Global Road Warrior

Access all kinds of  up-to-date data for locations worldwide. From maps to restaurant information there is just about anything the global researcher needs to know.

Image Collection

Consists of more than 1 million images, including a wide array of photos and maps, with an emphasis on world news and events - including contemporary and historical photos of people, places and the natural world.​​​


Jersey Clicks

A 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.​​

Salem Press & Grey House Publishing Reference

Discover our reference sets virtually! Access includes two titles - Careers and History. Students and researchers will find these reference sets helpful.



You can now get help wherever you are. At you can get LIVE help, with many of their services available 24/7. From homework help to test prep to document review they have expert tutors just waiting to help!

Learning Express/Learn-A-Test

Take practice tests in the following areas: GED, Basic Skills, Civil Service, Cosmetology, EMS (Emergency Medical Services), Firefighter, Law Enforcement,  Military,  Online Courses  (SAT Preparation), Postal Services, Real Estate, Teaching,  and US Citizenship.  You must register with a valid library card number. 

Peterson's Test & Career Prep

From college planning to test prep to career guidance, this resource has the tools you need to achieve educational and career success.

Digital Public Library of America
-e Learning Resources

Our primary source sets are helpful resources for educators preparing to teach remotely during the COVID-19 outbreak. Each set contains a variety of primary sources, context, lesson plans, discussion questions and student activities

Teacher Reference Center

Provides indexing and abstracts for hundreds of periodicals. Topics include: assessment, best practices, literacy standards, and more.

Points of View Reference Center

A full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.


​​Reference Solutions: Data Axle

**Please reach this database through the JerseyClicks link below**

Formerly called Reference USA, this database 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.

Small Business 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. It supports small business owners in all relevant areas from planning, financing and managing a business to exit strategies. 

Business Resource Center

This business database provides full text for over 1,000 business publications. The collection of titles in Business Source Elite provides information dating back to 1985. More than 10,000 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.

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