Research Help

1. EBSCOhost Online Try searching EBSCOhost to find articles from magazines and newspapers. The Ebscohost Masterfile indexes over 2,000 periodicals.          URL:        User ID: oceancityhs        Password: raiders  

2.    Newsbank Newsbank is a full-text index to news articles from over 600 U.S. regional and national newspapers, wire services and broadcasts. You can find The Press of Atlantic City indexed under America's Newspapers.               URL:        User ID: ra-6088          Password: ra-6088  

3.       SIRS - Social Issues Resource Series SIRS Researcher is a general reference database with full-text articles from over 1,500 newspapers from throughout the world, magazines, journals, U.S. government publications, and maps.    SIRS Renaissance provides current perspectives on the art and humanities in architecture and design; culture; film, radio, television and video, literature; music; performing arts; philosophy and religion; and visual arts. This database contains articles from over 700 domestic and international newspapers and magazines; many include full-color graphics. A glossary of the arts and information about award recipients are included.                                                URL:        Customer number: nj1218h        Password: raiders  

4.      CQ Researcher CQ Researcher is a database of in-depth weekly reports about current topics.          URL:        Username: ochs        Password: raiders  

5. Electric Library This database includes text from books, periodical articles, maps, and illustrations.           URL:         User name: OCITYHSREMOTE         Password: REMOTE001  

6.    Grolier This site includes Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, The New Book of Popular Science, Lands and Peoples, Dictionaries, Atlases and Teacher Resources.           URL:         User name: oceancity         Password: remote            

7. Gale Databases       This resource contains two (4) databases:

Custom Newspapers is provided by the NJ State Library and includes NJ newspapers, the NY Times (full-text from Jan 1, 2000-present), plus others.

Opposing Viewpoints has articles covering current controversial and social issues

Informe 1994-May.2008 - Una coleccion de revistas hispanicas con textos commpletos.  Abarca negocios, salud, tecnologia, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias

Literature Resource Center contains biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every time period and genre, including novelists, poets, essayists, and journalists. It covers over 120,000 U.S. and international authors.          URL: (after ochs is the letter "l" as in letter)         Password: ocean

8.   JERSEYCLICKS This free New Jersey State Library web site contains the following databases and allows users to search up to 15 databases at a time: Today in History; Academic Search Premier;¡Informé! (en español); Info Trac Custom Newspapers; Magazine Article Summaries; Masterfile Premiere; Newspaper Source; Topic Search; World Atlas; African American History and Culture; American History Online; American Indian History & Culture; American Women's History; World History Online; Archival Contemporary Authors; Curriculum Resource CenterJunior Edition; Curriculum Resource Center; ERIC; Ferguson's Career Guidance Center; Middle Search Plus; Primary Search; Science Online; Business Source Elite; Business Source Premier; Personal & Business Forms; Reference USA (about companies); Health Reference Center; Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition; NoveList; JerseyCat.          URL:        Access code: Any New Jersey public library card number  

9. Q and A NJ This online resource provides free interactive search assistance on the web, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Professional librarians who are research experts provide answers quickly, and will even connect you to for specialized tutoring/homework help at no cost when appropriate. ( is otherwise only accessible to paid subscribers.)          URL:

11. Teen Health & Wellness
This database contains comprehensive articles about issues essential to teen health and well being, medical news, and social issues, websites, organizations, teen narratives, and national 24-hour hotlines for teens in crisis.
       URL:        User Name: ochs       Password: ochs1