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Online databases for newspapers, magazines, and much more!
The Sayreville Public Library subscribes to many newspapers and magazines, including the Home News Tribune, the Asbury Park Press, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and more. For a complete list of periodicals available in paper format in the library, click here. The following databases are available from computer stations in the library. For those that allow access from home, you will need your Sayreville library card.
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Open Access JournalsDatabase of over 1,400 full-text scholarly & scientific peer-reviewed journals in many disciplines available freely over the Internet. Browse by journal name or subject area -OR- conduct a focused search. Note: while all participating journals are full text, meaning you can access the full contents online, only about 1/4 of the contents are currently searchable on the article-level. To read the rest, you must use the browse feature.


Drivers is a free site from the NJ DMV Commission to get driver’s license practice tests for driver safety and education. Free permit practice tests: there are 12 car tests, 9 motorcycle tests, 11 CDL Tests, and 3 state manuals/handbooks. All are available in English and Spanish. The new service includes free tests, written specifically based on the state DMV materials, and is the only site of its kind to include accessibility tools that allow users to hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask sections of the screen for greater visibility on driving practice tests.





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EBSCOHost Search EbscoHost for a wide variety of journal, newspaper, and magazine articles, pamphlets, and more on health, business, academic, and recreational topics. This is a great resource for homework, research, and many areas of interest. Use this link to search all of the library's EbscoHost subscriptions all at once!




ERICThe Education Resource Information Center also known as the ERIC provides access to educational literature and resources. This database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. This resource contains more than a million records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966.



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FamilySearch FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. For over 100 years, FamilySearch has been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide. Patrons may freely access their resources and service online at, or through over 4,500 family history centers in 70 countries, including the renowned Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. provides comprehensive government-wide information on seasonal, H1N1 (swine), H5N1 (bird) and pandemic influenza for the general public, health and emergency preparedness professionals, policy makers, government and business leaders, school systems, and local communities.