Academic Search Premier

Research multiple databases for journals, magazines and periodicals. Broad full-text coverage in biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology & religion and much more.

This online resource is available to all public libraries in New Jersey by funding through the New Jersey State Library.

Access Video On Demand: Just for Kids

The Just for Kids Streaming Video Collection includes clips from thousands of fun and informative video and audio titles on topics including music and arts, animals, sports and hobbies, math and science, history, reading, and much more, plus hundreds of educational interactives—kid-safe, ad-free, and perfect for children’s programs.

African-American History

Provides expansive and in-depth information on the people, events, and topics important to the study of African-American history.

American History Online

This history resource spans more than 250 years of political, military, social, and cultural events, highlighting the important milestones of the American experience.

American Indian History

Offers thorough access to more than 15,000 years of Native American culture, history and heritage.

American Women's History

Covers the important people, events, legislation, and issues relevant to the study of women's history in the United States.

Ancestry Library Edition

Now available from the comfort of your home! This genealogy resource delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, photos, maps and more.

Ancient and Medieval History

Explores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, India, China and other areas.

Bloom's Literature

Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature. A great source of literary criticism.


Brainfuse offers skill-building and tutoring assistance in a number of subjects for school age kids from Kindergarten through 12th grade, as well as FAFSA and college skills practice test. Brainfuse also offers assistance for adults with GED prep, job skills and resume help, live help with MS Office products like Word and Excel, and study information for the US Citizenship exam.

Brainfuse is offered by the NJ State Library as part of the CARES Act.

Burlington County Times

Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of Burlington County Times. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and much more.

Business Plans Handbook

Look up sample business plans in this comprehensive multi-volume set that is now searchable in electronic format. The range of coverage includes everything from pet-sitting services to online consulting businesses.

Business Source Elite

This business database provides full text for over 1,000 business publications. The rich collection of titles in Business Source Elite provides information dating back to 1985. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.

Consumer Reports (through Ebscohost)

Access the latest edition of Consumer Reports or look up past issues for ratings and reviews of companies, products and services.

Creativebug has thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Topics include painting, knitting, crafting, sewing and more. Nurture your creative side with unlimited access to downloadable patterns and guides.

Crimes Against Humanity

Research genocide, holocaust, imperialism, terrorism and slavery.

Curriculum Resource Center

Provides a library of printable teacher-handout material for the elementary, middle school, high school, and junior college curriculum.

Digital Collections, Library of Congress

Access online collections: view maps & photographs; read letters, diaries & newspapers; hear personal accounts of events; listen to sound recordings & watch historic films.

Digital Public Library of America

DPLA connects people to the riches held within America’s libraries, archives, museums and other cultural heritage institutions. All of the materials found through DPLA—photographs, books, maps, news footage, oral histories, personal letters, museum objects, artwork, government documents and so much more—are free and immediately available in digital format.

Divorce in New Jersey: a self-help guide

Includes forms and instructions to help you:

  • Understand  the divorce process
  • File for divorce on your own
  • Respond if you are sued for divorce

The first part of this document provides instructions for filing for divorce and indicates the forms required.
List of all forms

Ebsco--Legal Information Reference Center

Offers necessary tools and detailed instructions covering a wide-range of legal issues. A majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation’s oldest and most-respected provider of legal information. Also search thousands of state-specific legal forms.

Ebsco--Magazines & Journals

Use this A-Z listing of all our Ebsco subscriptions. Select only the databases you'd like to search.


Designed for schools and public libraries, Explora is a dedicated search interface for all of your EBSCO databases and can be used as an alternative to EBSCOhost. Explora offers a variety of benefits that can assist your patrons as well as students who use the public library to complete research and other assignments.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Provides detailed profiles of more than 3,300 jobs and 94 industries, invaluable advice on career skills, more than 55,000 resource entries, and much more!


This next-generation digital magazine distribution service lets users access their favorite magazines from a variety of publishers with their library card.

When logging in, please use your BCLS barcode number in place of Patron ID.

Focus on Philosophy and Religion

Research the major religions of the world along with many with smaller followings.

Focus on the Law and Government

Research major legal cases, look up legal definitions or understand the contexts behind law and government.

Foundation Directory Online

In-library access only.  Available at all libraries. Please ask staff for assistance.  Updated weekly, Foundation Directory Online provides the most accurate details available on U.S. funders and their grants.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Imagine having nearly 400 encyclopedias, directories, almanacs and dictionaries at your disposal! Now you do. Mine results from this treasure trove of resources with one search.

Going Green: Your Healthy Planet

Protecting the planet means taking care of the people, places and things found all around us. Use this resource for comprehensive research.

Health Reference Center

Provides clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body.


Kanopy is a video streaming service with one of the finest and largest collections of films in the world. The collection features over 30,000 films from over 1,000 top producers such as Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, PBS, Media Education Foundation, Cohen Films, Women Make Movies, and more.

Literary Reference Center

Research information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals. Includes book reviews, plot summaries, poems and more...

This online resource is available to all public libraries in New Jersey by funding through the New Jersey State Library.

Magazines and Journal Articles-Ebsco

This multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 2,000 magazines and journals. It also includes reference books, biographies, primary sources, and images.

Management Handbooks and Guides

A collection of ebooks with knowledge for starting and managing a business.

Modern World History

Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history from mid-15th century to the present.

New York Times (in-library access)

In-library access only. Enjoy complimentary unlimited access to the world’s finest journalism.

To Get Started:

  • If you are not using a library computer, connect your device to library_wifi
  • Register or log in at
  • Enjoy unlimited access to on any device during your visit!

New York Times Digital Edition

Explore the New York Times Digital Edition from the comfort of your home computer or mobile device, compliments of your library.


Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of Burlington County Times. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and much more.

NJ Historic Postcard Images Collection

A digital collection of over 400 historic postcards. Most are of Burlington County locations, though many are available for Central and South Jersey locations, including Trenton, Atlantic City, Camden and Batsto.


NoveList provides subject access to fiction and nonfiction titles. Award-winning books are listed by category.

This online resource is available to all public libraries in New Jersey by funding through the New Jersey State Library.

Novelist K-8

Young readers can find "a good book to read" with read-a-like recommendations by title, author or series. Or they can discover new titles and read by genre.  Teachers and parents can use tools to create reading lists.

This online resource is available to all public libraries in New Jersey by funding through the New Jersey State Library.

Novels for Students

Discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the featured novel's cultural and historical significance.

Poetry for Students

Look up classic and modern poems. Read poet biographies and analysis to try to understand the works.

Points of View Reference Center

This resource is designed to provide students with essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides 200 topics, each with an overview, point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument).

This online resource is available to all public libraries in New Jersey by funding through the New Jersey State Library.

Reference Solutions

Access to business, residential and health directories. Search company and organizations  by name, major industries, geographic area, and other criteria. Residential listings may be used to generate sales leads or for marketing analysis.

Referencia Latina

Referencia Latina, a comprehensive Spanish-language database, offers content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries.

Regional Business News

Get local business news from 75+ regional publications from all over the US.

Rosetta Stone Library Solution

Improve your English or learn another language with Rosetta Stone Library Solution. This is an effective, easy-to-use program that allows you to learn a new language on your own time. Choose from 30 different languages such as Spanish, German, French, Arabic, Hebrew, Turkish and Japanese. Don’t let computer access hinder you from keeping up with your learning. Download the Rosetta Stone app and learn on the go!

Click here for instructions on how to set up the Rosetta Stone app.

This online resource is available to all public libraries in New Jersey by funding through the New Jersey State Library.

Science Online

Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies and experiments.

Small Business Reference Center

Your comprehensive online library for starting and running a business, including:
·         Basics for entrepreneurs and new owners
·         Start-up kit & business plans
·         Coverage of key topics:  sales, marketing, financing, accounting, legal, expansion and many more
·         Hundreds of business videos, in addition to searchable publications and reference books
·         State-specific guides for every US state
·         Reports and market statistics on 75 of the more prevalent small business types
This online resource is available to all public libraries in New Jersey by funding through the New Jersey State Library.

The Mailbox School & District Edition

With The Mailbox® School & District, your entire institution has unlimited, simultaneous access to this trusted classroom and activity resource. Make learning fun while teaching core skills with thousands of worksheets, crafts, forms, songs, games, graphic organizers, patterns, clip art, cards, and more for prekindergarten to grade 6. All content is created by teachers for teachers and is editor-reviewed, and new content is added regularly.


TumbleBooks in a collection of online books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. It includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, playlists, books in languages other than English such as French and Spanish, graphic novels and math stories. The collection is rich in educational resources such as lesson plans, quizzes, educational games and puzzles related to both math and language skills.

Udemy for Libraries

  • 6,000+ Online Video Courses
    The top-rated courses offer upskilling in the areas of business, tech, and personal development across 75+ different categories.
  • Takes a Learner-First Approach
    Users can select the instructor and content that best addresses their skills need and learning preferences and filter search results on course features, level, duration, topic, and ratings.
  • Up-to-Date Courses
    Eighty-five percent of the collection has been updated in the last two years, ensuring learners are developing skills in the most relevant areas.
  • International Collection
    Features 2,000+ courses taught by native speakers of Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, and Japanese designed to help more users achieve their desired learning outcomes.

Value Line Investment Center

Value Line is an investment information resource that integrates volumes of essential data, sophisticated analytical tools, proprietary forecasts, opinions, predictive ranks and expert guidance to help meet financial objectives.


In-library access only.  Available at all libraries. Thomson Reuters Westlaw is the industry's most preferred online legal research service year after year. With Westlaw, you can find the legal information you are looking for quickly and confidently so you can build the strongest argument possible.

World Almanac for Kids Online

Offers games, quizzes, contests, homework help, and reference facts on topics such as space, presidents, the environment, animals, geography, and world history.


World Geography and Culture

A global approach to the study of countries, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills.