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Digital Resources

 

Academic Search Premier

Multi-Database Portal

Search one or all of our academic databases, provided by JerseyClicks, at once. Academic Search Premier contains thousands of full-text articles. If you’re in need of academic articles for a school paper, this is the place to look. Resources are available for elementary level (Primary Search), middle-school (Middle Search Plus) and the high school level.

List of Databases
Academic Search Premier, ERIC, European Views of the Americas (1493-1750), GreenFILE (environmental research), Literary Reference Center, MasterFILE Elite, Middle Search Plus, Primary Search, Regional Business News, Teacher Reference Center, Middle & Primary Search Reference eBook Collection, Points of View Reference Center, and more.
How do I search?
To search within all our academic databases for articles at once, click on the “Choose Databases” button above the search-bar. Check “Select” to checkmark all, or choose certain ones, and click “OK”. Now, search by keyword (or use the Advanced Search option).

Start Researching

 

Ancestry.com

Genealogy at your fingertips

Interested in your finding your ancestors and building your family tree? Ancestry.com has millions of documents and images to discover, from immigration & military records, to birth, death & marriage certificates. Note: In-library access only. From NJ State Library.

Find your Ancestry

 

Axis 360

Ebooks & Audiobooks

A great collection of ebooks & audiobooks, available right on your phone via the B&T Axis 360 app.

Apple App Store
Google Play Store

Brainfuse

Online Tutoring

Get live tutoring help, in any grade K-12, even college, in any number of courses, in the form of a personal 1-on-1 chat with a tutor. You can also submit essays to the Writing Lab for feedback, take dozens of practice tests for AP, PSAT, SAT & ACT, study flashcards and more.

Get Tutoring Now

 

 

Consumer Reports

Product Reviews & Ratings

Get the latest, unbiased reviews & ratings on consumer products before you make the final decision. Print copies (2016-present) are available at the Information Desk for reference.

(On a related note, the monthly J.D. Power Used Car Guides are likewise kept at the Information Desk.)

 

 

 

 

Encyclopedia Britannica

School Work

The general knowledge encyclopedia for learners of all ages, this reference center covers most school subjects, including biographies, plus images & videos. Includes specific sections for Children & Young Learners.

Research

 

 

 

Encyclopedia Britannica Image Quest

Open-source Images

Millions of rights-cleared images. No more worrying about infringing copyrights when grabbing images for projects.

 

Great Courses

Educational Lectures

Hundreds of courses and lectures, from subjects like History, Economics, and Science all the way to Hobbies, Food & Wine, and Professional Development. The Great Courses is offered through the Libby app, just click on Extras on the homepage and select “Great Courses”. Sign up with your Millburn Library card number and create a free account.

Libby Website
Apple App Store   Google Play Store

 

Heritage Quest

Genealogy at Home

Accessible in the Library or at home.

Find your Ancestry

 

Hoopla

Books, Music, Shows

Hoopla has it all, right on your devices— books of all kinds, audiobooks, and shows. Better yet, there’s no waiting or placing holds— everything is instantly available. Borrow up to 15 items per month with your Hoopla account, provided by your Millburn Library card.

Apple App Store   Google Play Store
Website

 

Indie Flix

Indie Films

Indie short films, documentaries, and other features. Indie Flix is accessible within the Libby app: just select Extras from the homepage in Libby, then choose Indie Flix.

Libby Website
Apple App Store   Google Play Store
Indie Flix website

 

 

 

 

 

The Item

Digitized Local Newspaper

Researching local history? The Item of Millburn and Short Hills is fully digitized and available via the Library, with issues running all the way back from 1873 to 2009, plus issues of various other historical papers (current, paper issues are available in-library). The Archives also includes a search feature for research.

Visit Archives
Search All

 

JerseyClicks One Search

Multi-Database Portal

Search the countless publications and full-text articles provided by the State Library of New Jersey. Great for high school researchers.

Start Researching

 

 

Job & Career Accelerator

Job Search Tools

Create resumes & cover letters, search millions of job listings, get interview prep, find scholarships & colleges, and more.

Launch

 

Kanopy

Books, Music, Shows

Kanopy has movies, documentaries, TV series and more, with no waits at all. Watch up to 10 items per month with your Kanopy account, provided by your Millburn Library card. Best of all, check out the Kanopy Kids collection for unlimited kids movies & shows, animated storytimes, and other content like various educational series. Click here to see how to get Kanopy streamed on a Smart TV.

Download (App Store)
Download (Google Play Store)
Website

 

Libby

Ebooks, Audiobooks, Magazines

From eBooks to audiobooks to magazines (including many in different languages), Libby has an amazing collection of classic & recent titles. Take up to 5 items & 5 Holds out at once! Libby also includes The Great Courses, IndieFlix, and Universal Class (available on the homepage under Extras).

How to Register
To register, just use your Millburn Library card barcode in the app’s welcome screen. Type “Millburn” when searching for a library, then click “BCCLS — Millburn” for our collections. Note: “eLibrary NJ” will also show up, which is the State Library collection, and is also available to you, however it lacks our Extras & Magazines.

Download (App Store)
Download (Google Play Store)
Website
Search Catalog

 

Mango Languages

Language Learning

Want to learn a completely new language? Or perhaps you need some English-language (ESL) practice? Mango has over 70 language courses to choose from, complete with its own app.

Apple App Store Google Play Store
Start Learning

 

Meescan

Quick Self-Checkout

With Meescan you can check out Millburn library items, right on your phone, in just a few seconds— no need to wait in line. Download the app, then just open it, register with your library card, and aim the camera at the barcode on the back of your items— and that’s it. E-receipts are emailed to you right after, too.

Apple App Store
Google Play Store

 

 

 

 

 

 

New York Times

Digital Access Newspaper

Get access to the national newspaper The New York Times, wherever you are. Millburn cardholders must first request access from the Library to authenticate they are a patron.

Request Access
Access NYTimes


 

 

New York Times, Historical

Digital Access Newspaper

Researching a historical event? Use Proquest’s historical archives, which holds the New York Time‘s issues from 1851-1857, 1857-1922, and 1923-now.

Research

NJ Historical Newspapers

Digitized Archives

Researching local NJ history? Many libraries have their town newspapers digitized and available (often in-library only) for use by patrons.

Find Local Newspapers

 

 

 

 

Novelist

Find Your Next Favorite Read

Just finished your favorite series and don’t know what to pick up next? Try NoveList, which is the best website for reading recommendations out there.

Find a Book
NoveList K-8

 

PrinterOn App

Self-Printing

Print straight from your own devices with our print mobile app! After downloading, just click on “No Printer Selected” to type in 07041 to find “Millburn Library.” Then, just upload your print jobs and head over to the Print Release Station by the Information Desk to pay & print.

Apple App Store  Google Play Store
More Print Options

 

 

 

 

 

Reference Solutions

Business Directories

Containing directories for: U.S./Canadian Businesses, New Businesses, U.S./Canadian White Pages, U.S. Healthcare (Physicians & Dentists), and U.S. New Movers/Homeowners. Provided by the NJ State Library, just scroll to Reference Solutions in the database list to access.

Search

 

Rosetta Stone

Language Learning

Courtesy of the State Library of New Jersey, Rosetta Stone offers over 25 languages to learn, including English (ESL) courses. Click “Register”, then enter your Millburn Library card number. Then, create an account, choose your language, and click “Launch” to open the app itself. If you have any difficulties or are prompted for a special code, please contact the Information Desk.

Apple App Store Google Play Store
Register

 

SimplyE

All-in-One Ebooks App

Looking for a bit of convenience? SimplyE offers nearly all our ebook & audiobook offerings, in one place. Titles from Libby, Advantage OneDrive, Axxis360, and the DPLA Open Bookshelf are all here. Original loan/hold policies still apply to items from their original app.

Apple App Store
Google Play Store

Tumblebooks

Kids’ Ebooks & Audiobooks

Just for the kids, Tumblebooks has tons of ebooks for children, including books that are read-aloud and even animated. The username for these collections is: tumble735, and the password is: books.

Grades K-6

 

Universal Class

Continuing Education

With over 500 online courses in every subject imaginable, from Business to Web Development and Real Estate to Self-Help, this is the place to diversify and deepen your professional and personal skillset. Universal Class is now available in the Libby app, under “Extras” at the top of the app homepage, or at the Universal Class website.

Universal Class (website)
Apple App Store   Google Play Store

 

 

ValueLine

Premier Investment Research

Research the latest stock market trends, download the reports, and get educated on financial topics like portfolios and stock options.

In-library Access

Wall Street Journal

Digital Access Newspaper

Read the national business & financial newspaper,The Wall Street Journal, online or on any device. Millburn cardholders must first request access from the Library so we can authenticate your account.

Request Access
Read Online

Online Reference Sources

 

Free eBooks Online

Digital Libraries

Open Library has a huge selection of eBooks, and you can check out up to 10 eBooks at once for 2-weeks apiece— best of all, you can preview any book for 1 hour instantly. The Internet Archive has millions of items, from books to old movies & music, images, old software, and even archived webpages via the Wayback Machine, which lets you “time-travel” the Internet. Project Gutenberg has 60k+ eBooks with instant access. Lastly, for more historical, academic materials, check out the World Digital Library, or HathiTrust.

Free Technology Training

Digital Tools

Interested in learning more technology skills, like Python Programming, Microsoft Excel, and more? Want to know where to find free online tools? Check out our Tech Training page for more information, or view our calendar to see if we have any upcoming training events on the Calendar.

 

Free Language Courses

Mobile Apps

Beyond the offerings Millburn Library provides (Rosetta Stone & Mango Languages), language learners can turn to popular courses such as Duolingo and LingoDeer. Both offer entire courses for free, though premium membership is required for some additional content.

 

 

 

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Jobs Information

The Handbook contains entries on hundreds of careers & professions, and provides data on each: median pay, typical entry-level education, number of current jobs, job outlook, duties, how to become one, and much more. A great resources for incoming college students while deciding on a major, or anyone in a career switch.

Research Occupations