General Internet Resources

DOWNLOAD AUDIOBOOKS AND EBOOKS
As members of PALS Plus, Fairfield patrons have access to best-selling and classic audiobooks and eBooks. The downloads are provided by OverDrive and are available through DigitalLibraryNJ.

MARSHALL CAVENDISH EBOOKS - IT'S MY STATE!
18 ebooks that are a great source of quick and reliable information that identifies what is common to and unique about 18 of our states. Great for children!

CAPSTONE INTERACTIVE E-READERS
Read along with these interactive e-readers, some of which are bilingual. For children and those practicing ESL skills.

ADULT CAREER CENTER
Includes resume writing assistance and job resources

JOB & CAREER ACCELERATOR
Start you job search here! Explore over 1,000 occupations and match those that fit your interests. Search available jobs from over 5 million job postings. Create professional resumes and cover letters. Master interviewing skills. Get tips on how to improve your search. Organize and track your job search progress.

 

General Reference

EBSCO HOST
Provides full text articles for hundreds of periodicals.

ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA
Encyclopedia Britannica Online Reference Center - Public Library Edition. Includes Britannica Kids.

INFOTRAC
Use this general interest database to search magazines, reference books, and newspapers.

JERSEY CLICKS
Use this extensive reference source to research business, career guidance, health, history, science and much more.

WORLD BOOK ONLINE REFERENCE CENTER
World Book Encyclopedia on line. Also contains American Reference Library and World Atlas. Contains state-of-the-art multimedia, maps, and editor-reviewed Web sites. Update daily.The following resources may be helpful:

BANKING
Comparison-shop for loans, rates, fees, and more.

CONSUMERS' REPORTS
Get the opinions of everyday people about products.

GENEALOGY
Research your family tree.

GOVERNMENT FOR ADULTS
This site points you to a wide variety of useful government and civic sites.

GOVERNMENT FOR KIDS
This site points you to sites geared toward kids, including the CIA, FBI, NASA, the Smithsonian, and the White House.

WORLD NEWS
Get a detached perspective of U.S. events, in addition to international news, from this British news source.