WPDL : Information and Articles

The databases below are all available remotely. We have several databases in addition to these that can be accessed at any time from within the library. Not all library locations have access to all databases, so please call ahead if you have a specific research need.

Click here for a comprehensive list of all our subscription databases

You must be a Woodbridge card holder to use these databases. When prompted for an ID number, type in your entire library card number.

Some full text databases are funded by the New Jersey State Library and the Broadband Technology Opportunity Program.

Local Information

JerseyClicks

Databases provided by the state of New Jersey, including Reference USA, Newspaper Source Plus, Nursing Resource Center and Allied Health Collection, and Job & Career Accelerator.

Jobs/Education

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Includes industry overviews and career descriptions, job-hunting advice, sample resumes and cover letters, and thousands of listings for internships, scholarships, trade associations, and more.

Job and Career Accelerator

Provides step-by-step assistance in finding jobs. Includes resume building, tutorials, and live job search. Paid for by NJ State Library.

LearningExpress Library 3.0

LearningExpress provides job-related and academic subject practice exams online, with instant scoring, individual analysis and recommendations. Study for the SAT, ACT, firefighter, police officer, and other civil service exams.

Health

Gale Health & Wellness Resource Center

Comprehensive consumer health resource offers access to full-text medical journals, newspapers, reference works, multimedia, and much more.

PsycArticles

Full-text articles from more than 50 journals published by the American Psychological Association, covering 1985 to the present.

Languages

Mango Languages

More than 40 foreign language learning courses and 16 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses, using either the in-depth Mango Complete or Mango Basic for beginners. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions.

Magazines and Newspapers

America's News

Find information on topics related to business, careers, economics, the arts, education, the environment, health, politics and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including newspapers, newswires, blogs, periodicals, videos and web-only content.

EBSCOhost

More than 25 databases covering education, business, biography, literature, history, health, science, and more. Masterfile Premier contains full text from nearly 1,700 periodicals covering all subject areas. Also provides access to the EBSCO ebook collection and H. W. Wilson databases.

Home News Tribune

Full text for articles since January 1999.

New Jersey and New York Newspapers

Full-text access to major New Jersey and New York newspapers, including The Star-Ledger, The Jersey Journal,The Press of Atlantic City, The Record, The Times of Trenton,The Trentonian, the New York Daily News, The New York Observer, the New York Post, and the Staten Island Advance.

Books, Literature, Criticism

Literature Resource Center

One-stop resource for information on authors, their works and criticism of their works. Covers all time periods and includes full-text journal articles.

NoveList

Readers' advisory tool that helps you find new books based on authors or titles of books you've already read or topics in which you are interested.

Business

Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage

Provides comprehensive financial and investment information, covering companies, industries, brokers, stocks, bonds, and mutual funds.

Statistical Abstract of the United States

A comprehensive collection of current and historical statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the US, published annually since 1878.

History and Genealogy

Sanborn Geocoded Maps -- New Jersey Edition

Searchable database of the fire insurance maps published by the Sanborn Map Company covering parts of many New Jersey towns from the 1890s through the 1950s.

Daily Life Online

Describes the essential activities of daily life across the globe and throughout history. Covers such areas as food, clothing, music, work, religion, sports, etc.

America's Obituaries

Search the largest and most comprehensive collection of newspaper obituaries and death notices from thousands of U.S. newspapers. Updated daily, an easy-to-use interface allows searching by name, date range, or text such as institutional name, social affiliation(s), geographic location(s), philanthropic activities, etc.

p4A Antiques Reference

Information and pricing on antiques, collectibles, and fine art.

Directories

Gale Directory Library

Includes the Directory of Publications & Broadcast Media (listing magazines, newspapers, and TV and radio stations) and the Encyclopedia of Associations.

Current Events & Multisubject

Facts On File

Fourteen curriculum-oriented databases covering a wide range of subjects, including history, science, careers, literature, geography, and more. Includes World News Digest.

Encyclopedias

Grolier Online

Hundreds of thousands of authoritative articles from Encyclopedia Americana, The New Book of Knowledge, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Popular Science, and Lands & Peoples.

World Book Online

A suite of online information sources for Kindergarten-age children through adults featuring: World Book Online for Kids (Kindergarten - Grade 5), World Book Online Info Finder (Grades 5 - 7), World Book Online Reference Center (Grades 7+), and Enciclopedia Estudantil Hallazgos (Kindergarten - Grade 5).

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