490 David Terrace, Union, NJ 07083
Phone: 908.851.6570
Fax: 908.687.5741

Databases

General Encyclopedia (well-known)
3 reading levels with background information on all topics
Geography and Cultures Resources
50 states and 5 territories, maps, flags, information, photos
 
Georgraphic and cultural information for 175 countries, maps, flags, photos
 
Cultures of the World Series Ebooks (from Marshall Cavendish)
Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Libya, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Venezuela

Almanac
Brief facts and statistics on countries and US economy, government, crime, health & vital statistics, sports, science, arts, popular personalities
History Resources
Infobase Learning (formerly Facts on File)
Includes American History Online, African-American History OnlineAncient and Medieval History Online (women's history and government resources are included in the American History Online database)
 
Specialized History Reference Ebooks (from Gale Virtual Reference Library - GVRL)
American Revolution, Ancient Civilizations, Ancient Greece & Rome, Colonial America, Shaping of America, Fashion, Costume & Culture
Citation Tool
Use Noodletools to create your MLA Junior Style works cited (bibliography). Teachers: you can format bibliographies in APA, Chicago, Turabian and MLA Advanced styles if needed for graduate coursework. Links to Google Docs if desired.
Issues and News
Issues & Controversies (from Infobase Learning)
 
Includes reference, magazine, newspaper and primary source documents, photos, video, audio on all topics. Tricky to use, but valuable.
Biography Resources
UXL Encyclopedia of World Biography (from Gale Virtual Reference Library)
Information about famous people from all professions, historical and somewhat recent
 
*Also see the history and science databases for  famous historical figures or scientists and inventors. Britannica School is also useful for biographies of many famous people.
Mythology Resources
Reference Ebooks (from Marshall Cavendish)
Gods & Goddesses, Heroes & Heroines

Reference Ebook (from Gale Virtual Reference Library)
Streaming Video
You must create your own account. See Ms. Lewis for information about how to do this.
 
Staff Professional Development
Global Learning (Solution Tree)
Teachers only. We have a limited number of subscriptions and you must create your own account.
Science Resources
Aquatic World, Birds of the World, Exploring Mammals, Habitats of the World, How It Works, Insects & Spiders of the World, International Wildlife, Inventors & Inventions, Reptiles & Amphibians, Wildlife & Plants of the World
 
Reference Ebooks (from Gale Virtual Reference Library)
Chemical Elements, UXL Encyclopedia of Alternative Energy, UXL Health Resource