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Send an email to reference@tenafly.bccls.org or call 201-568-8680 for help using any of the following resources or if you have a specific reference question. 

NJ Voter

November 3, 2020 General Election information

Voter Registration deadline: October 13

Register online: https://voter.svrs.nj.gov/register (downloadable mail in paper form available)

Find your polling place for in person voting: https://voter.svrs.nj.gov/polling-place-search

This information is still being updated and the website will be updated as more information is collected.

Find official ballot drop box locations: https://www.co.bergen.nj.us/bergen-county-board-of-elections/ballot-drop-box-locations Ballots must be in the Drop Box by 8PM on election night.

Borough of Tenafly Website for more voter information: http://www.tenaflynj.org/

NJ Driver

Many MVC transactions can be completed online. For list of online transactions go to https://www.state.nj.us/mvc/about/online-list.htm

If you must visit in person, check out the facilities location list at https://www.state.nj.us/mvc/locations/facilitylocations.htm

  • Licensing Centers offer license and ID transactions only.

  • Vehicle Centers offer registration, title, and license plate transactions only.

MVC FAQ's: 

https://www.state.nj.us/mvc/pdf/about/FREQUENTLY_ASKED_QUESTIONS.pdf

Click here - to learn more about the coronavirus (Covid-19) from official sources.  Resources compiled by the New Jersey State Library that include the Center for Disease Control, New Jersey Department of Health. 

Academic Search Premier provides access to over 3,000 scholarly journals and magazines for adult and student research needs. Subjects include , Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, Psychology, Religion and philosophy, Science and technology, Veterinary science.

Available to all NJ library card holders. Library card (patron ID) required to log in.

Biography In Context includes more than 650,000 biographical entries covering international figures from all time periods and areas of study. 

Available to all NJ library card holders. Library card required (patron ID) to log in.

Local Business Mentoring for Bergen County small businesses contact the Northeast NJ chapter of SCORE, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping emerging and existing small businesses maximize their potential for success. 

  • Business Source Elite
    This database provides full text for over 1,000 business publications. The rich collection of titles in Business Source Elite provides information dating back to 1985. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included.
     

  • ReferenceUSA
    Information on businesses and consumers
     

  • Regional Business News
    This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.
     

  • Small Business Reference Center
    From writing a business plan, to industry information to information on patents and copyrights, this is your source for small business information​

Available to all NJ library card holders. Library card required (patron ID) to log in.

Computer Skills Center from Ebsco provides tutorials on basic computer skills as well as for specific programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint. 

Available to all NJ library card holders. Library card required (patron ID) to log in.

Full text Consumer Reports articles are available in pdf and html formats.

Type the product category you wish to learn about in the search box and click on GO 

Available to all NJ library card holders. Library card (patron ID) required to log in.

Watch how-to video here.

digitallearn.org provides beginner computers in topics such as Windows 10, Internet Privacy and Online Scams and learning about applying for jobs online.

Available to everyone. No registration or sign in required.

Explora Primary Schools is a visual research interface designed specifically for students and educators. The elementary school version highlights relevant, reliable, and age-appropriate content that’s easy and fun for young learners to search and explore.

 

Available to NJ Library card holders via geolocation. No registration or sign in required.

Use Novelist K-8 to get book recommendations based on reading level and age for young readers in grades K-8.  

Available to all NJ library card holders. Library card (patron ID) required to log in.

Use Primary Search for research geared to elementary school students.  

Available to all NJ library card holders. Library card (patron ID) required to log in.

Free MVC Practice Tests  These MVC practice tests feature questions just like those on the official written knowledge test or the test administered by the motorcycle training course. 

 

Available to everyone. No registration or sign in required.

Job and Career Accelerator Create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.

Available to all NJ library card holders. Library card required (patron ID) to log in.

New Jersey Statutes database 

(NJ Legislature)

New Jersey Courts Self Help Center 

(NJ legal information)

Legal Reference Center provides exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books and contains more than 225 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis. A majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation’s oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.

Available to all NJ library card holders. Library card required (patron ID) to log in.

Literature Resource Center is a reliable literature database that contains full-text critical and literary analysis of a broad range of authors and their works.

Available to all NJ library card holders. Library card required (patron ID) to log in.

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

Available to everyone. No registration or sign in required.

Better than an internet search, Middle Search Plus from EbscohostWeb connects you to over 140 magazines, biographies and historical documents. Designed for middle school students (click here for instructional video)

Available to all NJ library card holders. Library card (patron ID) required to log in.

Middle School Students  can use Explora Secondary Schools to find historical essays, biographies, maps, images and more to help with school projects and research.

 

Available to NJ Library card holders via geolocation. No registration or sign in required.

Use Novelist K-8 to get book recommendations based on reading level and age for young readers in grades K-8.  

Available to all NJ library card holders. Library card (patron ID) required to log in.

Use Novelist to get book recommendations based on the books you have already enjoyed or according to your preferred genre.

Available to all NJ library card holders. Library card (patron ID) required to log in.

Use Points of View to learn about an issue from multiple points of view.  

Available to all NJ library card holders. Library card (patron ID) required to log in.

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