A to Z list of databases and online resources

ABC Mouse

Academic Search Premier
A multi-disciplinary database of more than 4,600 magazines and journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to the full-text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for 8,470 journals.

Ancestry Library Edition (in-house use only)
Access billions of names in thousands of genealogical databases including Census and Vital Records, birth, marriage and death notices, the Social Security Death Index, Passenger lists and naturalizations, Military and Holocaust Records, City Directories, New York Emigrant Savings Bank records, and African American and Native American Records. This is the library version of Ancestry.com.

Business Index ASAP

Business Source Premier
The Business Source Premier database includes full-text business journals and magazines, covering all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, banking, finance and more.

Capstone Interactive eBooks
Books in this collection include popular early reader and first chapter book titles, non-fiction titles for emerging readers, and bilingual ebooks in English and Spanish for children.

Consumer Reports

Creative Bug
CreativeBug inspires you to create and then teaches you how!  Enjoy unlimited access to over 1,000 online art and craft classes, plus patterns, templates, and recipes. Topics include art & design, sewing, quilting, paper, knitting, crochet, food & home, jewelry, holiday & party, and classes for kids.  Watch videos anytime, anywhere. Since classes never expire, you can start and stop projects at your own pace. The Creativebug platform includes chapter divisions, note-taking tools, 20-second rewind and more. You can save favorite classes and receive personalized recommendations.  New classes from top artists are added daily.


eLibraryNJ Kids

Enciclopedia Estudiantil

U.S. Department of Education’s Educational Resource Information Center database. Citations and abstracts from educational and education-related journals.

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750

Historical primary documents featuring U.S. city directories, naturalization records, and Revolutionary War Pensions. Collections include: History and Genealogy Archives, African American Archives, Native American Archives, Revolutionary War Archives, US Bureau of Investigation Case File Archives, and World War II Archives. Formerly known as Footnote.com.

Funk and Wagnalls New World

General Reference Center Gold

Health Source

Heritage Hub
Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Access is available 24/7.

Heritage Quest
This genealogical database allows researchers to search U.S. Federal Census records, digitized family and local history books, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files and the Freedman’s Bank Records (1865-1874), maps, and a wealth of other historical collections and research guides.

Historic Newspapers of New Jersey

Historical New Jersey

Hoopla/Hoopla Kids
Hoopla digital allows access to Movies, TV, Music, eBooks, eAudiobooks, and Comics/Graphic Novels. On a mobile device, borrowed content may be temporarily downloaded and accessed offline or, in either the app or on a computer, all borrowed content may be enjoyed while connected to the internet by streaming.
The Hoopla catalog offers thousands of options to read, watch, and listen. Due to the sheer number of publishers and items added to Hoopla on a regular basis, the Summit Free Public Library cannot guarantee the reputation and qualifications of the authors, publishers, or producers of the material available.

Job and Career Accelerator
Create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.

Kanopy is the best video streaming service for quality, thoughtful entertainment. Find movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos that inspire, enrich and entertain. We partner with public libraries to bring you an ad-free experience that can be enjoyed on your TV, mobile phones, tablets and online.

Learning Express Library
Test preparation materials and interactive practice exams that will help people improve their scores on academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams, including the PSAT, SAT, GED replacement, TASC, test, and other exams.

Legal Information Reference
Legal Information Reference Center is an online database designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds. It includes exclusive full text for many top consumer legal reference books, as well as thousands of legal forms.

Libby app/Overdrive

LinkedIn Learning
LinkedIn Learning is a web-based video subscription service that provides courses for learning the latest commercial software, creative and business skills. You do not need a LinkedIn account to access LinkedIn Learning. All you need is your Summit Library card and PIN.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
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.

Mango Languages
Mango Languages is a self-paced World Language and English learning software, with proven methodologies that work for language learners.

MasterFILE Premier

Medline provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

Middle Search Plus

Military and Government

Military OneSource

Morningstar Library Edition
Access Morningstar financial reports, screening, analyst reports and portfolio screening. Use the Help & Education link to access information about this database and online course modules on investing.

New Jersey Digital Highway

New York Times Digital (in-house use)

New York Times Digital (remote access)

Newark Star Ledger

News Magazines

NoveList is a comprehensive readers’ advisory solution for fiction lovers. With an intuitive interface and extensive proprietary content, NoveList answers the question: What should I read next?

Overdrive/Libby app

Overlook Medical Center

Peterson’s Test and Career Prep
Search thousands of college and graduate schools, identify scholarships, take practice tests, create resumes, and explore careers.

Primary Search

Reference Solutions

Referencia Latina

Regional Business News

Small Business Reference
A one-stop-shop for introductory business information.   It provides general operational information for any type of business with searchable advisory videos.  It has state-specific startup guides and a broad range of industry information including articles and market research reports.  It also provides the full-text of the business-related guides from the Nolo Press.

Summit Historical Newspapers

Teacher Reference Center

Value Line Research Center
Value Line provides accurate and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies. (Enter your Summit Library card barcode number when accessing outside the library.)

World Book Encyclopedia
Comprehensive access to encyclopedia articles, web links, periodical articles, animations, maps and more.