Databases A - Z

Some online resources require users to enter their GCLS library card number to get access, so have your library card at hand. can only be used in a GCLS branch.  Prices4Antiques is only available in the Mullica Hill Branch.

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World Geography and World Culture Online screenshot World Geography and World Culture Online

Filled with the most up-to-date information available, World Geography and World Culture Online provides more than 1,200 clear, reproducible, full-color maps.

World Almanac for Kids Online screenshot World Almanac for Kids Online

The online database version of the World Almanac for Kids, the best-selling reference book for kids.


Access is limited to in-library use only and one simultaneous user for the entire library system.

The GCLS subscription to Westlaw includes the following resources:

Universal Class Universal Class for Libraries

Over 500 online non-credit Continuing Education Courses.

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TumbleBooks logo TumbleBooks Library

An online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.

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Today's Science Database screenshot Today's Science

Bridges the gap between the science that students learn in the classroom and the discoveries pushing the boundaries of science today.

Small Business Resource Center (Gale)

Small Business Resource Center gives business owners 24-hour expertise covering a day all aspects of starting and operating a business, including finance, management,... more

Small Business Reference Center logo Small Business Reference Center (EBSCO)

This database offers full text for many consumer small business reference books, as well as the necessary tools and instructions to address a wide-range of small business topics.

Small Business Builder (Gale)

Gale Small Business Builder is a step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit.

Science Reference Center logo Science Reference Center (Ebsco)

Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content.

Science Online Database screenshot Science Online

Science Online conveys the visual nature of science in a clear and easy-to-comprehend manner.

Referencia latina logo Referencia Latina

Referencia Latina, a comprehensive Spanish-language database, offers content from a variety of sources.

EBSCOhost Logo Primary Search

Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection.

Points of View logo Points of View

Points of View Reference Center is a full text database designed to provide students and schools with a series of controversial essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.

Logo that reads, "Gale Presents Peterson's Test Prep" Peterson's Test and Career Prep

Find all the tools you need to discover your passion, ace your exams, and excel in your career.

Overdrive eBooks

Download eBooks from the Overdrive (via the South Jersey Audiobook and eBook Download Center).

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Overdrive Digital Magazines

Our Overdrive Digital Magazines collection includes hundreds of magazines such as US Weekly, The New Yorker, Good Housekeeping, The Economist, Newsweek, and much more!

NoveList Plus K-8 logo NoveList Plus K-8

An electronic readers' advisory resource which assists fiction and nonfiction readers in finding new authors and titles.

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NoveList logo NoveList Plus

An electronic readers' advisory resource which assists fiction and nonfiction readers in finding new authors and titles.

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EBSCOhost Logo Newspaper Source (EBSCO)

This database provides cover-to-cover full text for hundreds of national (U.S.), international and regional newspapers.

New York Times New York Times

Now you can enjoy seamless full access to through GCLS.


Investment research center

Modern World History Database screenshot Modern World History Online

Modern World History Online covers the important civilizations and cultures of world history from prehistoric times through the modern era.

Military and Government Collection

Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent... more

EBSCO Middle Search Plus Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus is a full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books.

Mango Languages

We’re here to help you start a conversation. Mango prepares learners for realistic conversations and communication in over 70 world languages.

Literary Reference Center logo Literary Reference Center (Ebsco)

Literary Reference Center (LRC) is a comprehensive literary reference database, which provides users with a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day.

Legal Information logo Legal Information Reference Center (EBSCO)

Legal Information Reference Center provides online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books. It contains more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms.

Learning Express logo LearningExpress

This is a leading source for test preparation materials and interactive practice exams based on official tests.

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Kanopy Kanopy - On Demand Video Streaming

The Kanopy on demand video streaming service provides access to over 30,000 films and documentaries from hundreds of popular producers such as the The Criterion Collection, Kino Lorber, The Great... more

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Issues and Controversies screenshot Issues and Controversies

Explores more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture.

hoopla hoopla

Instantly borrow digital movies, music, & more with your GCLS library card!

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History Reference Center logo History Reference Center (Ebsco)

History Reference Center offers full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books.

HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps,... more

Health Reference Center Database screenshot Health Reference Center

Health Reference Center is a comprehensive, authoritative encyclopedic database containing more than 20,000 hyperlinked entries on today's most pressing health and social issues.

Health and Medical Information (Ebsco)

This full-text database covers a wide variety of subjects, including information on specific diseases as well as overall health topics.

GreenFile GreenFile

GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.

Logo that reads, "Gale presents Udemy" Gale Presents: Udemy

The top-rated courses offer upskilling in the areas of business, tech, and personal development across 75+ different categories.

Logo that reads, "Gale Legal Forms" Gale Legal Forms - New Jersey

Collection of legal forms for use in the State of New Jersey

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia logo Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Full text access to the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia.

Fold3 Military Genealogy

Fold3® features premier collections of original military records. These records include the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served in the military.

World News Digest Database screenshot Facts on File World News Digest (1940-present)

Full text of the print edition of Facts On File World News Digest.

Encyclopedia of Associations (Gale Directory Library) logo Encyclopedia of Associations (Gale Directory Library)

The Encyclopedia of Associations is a comprehensive source of detailed information on over 135,000 nonprofit membership organizations in the United States.

EBSCOhost logo EBSCOhost: Fulltext Articles

If you want to search more than one EBSCHOhost database at once, click on this link to see the entire group of databases. They cover a broad spectrum of topics.

Ebooks and Audiobooks (Overdrive)

Downloadable Audiobooks and eBooks are digital versions of the latest best sellers, book club favories, award winning authors and more.

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eBook Reference Collection logo eBook Reference Collection (EBSCO)

A collection of reference books in electronic format.

Demographics Now Demographics Now (Gale)

DEMOGRAPHICSNOW: Business & People is a comprehensive business and residential reference and research tool.

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Reference Solutions Home Page Screenshot Data Axle Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA)

Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA) provides detailed, current directory information about and for businesses. It contains information for 12 million U.S. businesses, 102 million U.S.

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Curriculum Resource Center Database screenshot Curriculum Resource Center

For middle school, high school, and junior college teachers and students seeking material to supplement their coursework in core subject areas—including U.S.


Unlimited access to 1000+ online art and craft classes taught by expert instructors.

Consumer Reports logo Consumer Reports Magazine Full Text

Complete issues of the Consumer Reports magazine from 1/1/1991 to current month.

Chilton Library logo (Automobile Repair) represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners.

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Ferguson's Career Guidance Center Database screenshot Career Guidance Center (Ferguson's)

Comprehensive and up to date, this database profiles more than 2,000 of today's most exciting jobs in more than 90 industries.

Business Source Premier logo Business Source Premier (EBSCO)

This collection features full text and searchable cited references for top journals covering a variety of business disciplines. In addition, it includes market research reports, industry reports,... more

Gale Virtual Reference Library logo Business Resources (Gale Virtual Reference Library)

Includes Business Plans Handbook, company profiles, encyclopedias, etc.

Gale Virtual Reference Library logo Business Plans Handbook Collection

Business Plans Handbook Collection at the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Bloom's Literary Reference Database screenshot Bloom's Literary Reference Online

Bloom's Literary Reference Online provides the details and context needed to fully appreciate great works of world literature and their authors.

Biography Reference Center (EBSCO)

Containing many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines, this database offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies.

Antiques Reference Database logo Antiques Reference (Prices4Antiques)

This resource is only available at the Mullica Hill Branch. The P4A Antiques Reference database contains detailed information on antiques, collectibles, fine art and historic... more

Ancient and Medieval History Database Screenshot Ancient and Medieval History Online

This comprehensive database gives a balanced, global view of the ancient world as it explores six ancient centers of civilization—Africa, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Mesoamerica, and Mesopotamia.

Ancestry Library Edition logo Ancestry Library Edition

This resource is only available at GCLS libraries.

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American Women's History Database Screenshot American Women's History Online

American Women's History Online is extensively hyperlinked and provides direct access to thousands of entries.

American Indian History Database Screenshot American Indian History Online

American Indian History Online is an authoritative reference database that provides in-depth coverage of more than 5,000 years of culture, legends, and leaders.

American History Database Screenshot American History Online

American History Online is a comprehensive and authoritative reference to the most important individuals, events, and topics in United States history.

African American History Database Screenshot African-American History Online

Covering more than 500 years of African-American history, this comprehensive reference database features thousands of entries.