The catalog of the Hoboken Public Library, a member of the Bergen County Cooperative Library System. You may search for items owned by over seventy libraries and within some BCCLS databases. Books not available within the BCCLS catalog may be requested through Jerseycat (Statewide ILL catalog) by resident Hoboken library card holders. For browsers who just want to know what general call number area to look in for nonfiction you can use the Dewey Decimal Classification Table.

Databases and Reference eBooks By Topic


Careers and Jobs

Education and Student Resources





History and Geography

Legal Information




Tax Form and Assistance Information

Eresources Alphabetically
Please note as of May 15, 2017 eBCCLS has merged with Cloud Library. Kindle users can access Kindle formatted ebooks through eLibrary NJ.

Academic Search Premier*

Acceda Noticias (Newsbank)-Spanish Language Newspapers

America’s News (Newsbank)
English Language Newspapers

America’s Obituaries (Newsbank)
-Obituary Database

Ancestry (only available in the library)-Geneology Research

APS Public Access Program for Physics Periodicals

Britannica Inside the Library Click here to access in the library
For Children…… For Young Adults …..For the Reference Center

Britannica Outside of the Library Login with Your Library Card
For Children…….For Young Adults……For the Reference Center

Business Source Elite *-Business Profiles and Periodicals

eBCCLS-ebooks and digital audiobooks

eLibrary NJ -ebooks and digital audiobooks

EbscoHost -a variety of reference databases

ERIC(Education Resource Information Center) *-education literature and resources

Freegal Music-streaming and downloadable music

Gale Virtual Reference Library




Hudson Reporter Publications (Newsbank)

Jersey Clicks*

Jersey Journal 1/16/99-Current (Newsbank)

Jersey Journal Historical Archive for May 2, 1867 until December 30, 1950 and January 3, 1961 until April 30, 1977 (Newsbank)

JobNow (Brainfuse)


Legal Information Reference Center *

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts*

Little Pim

Literary Reference Center*


MasterFILE Elite* (includes access to Consumer Reports)

Middle Search Plus*

Military & Government Collection*

MORNINGSTAR from in the Main Library
MORNINGSTAR from outside the Main Library


NoveList* access in the library access from home for Hoboken Public Library Resident Card Holders.  Email with your HPL barcode or stop by the reference desk for access code good for 72 hours.

please stop by the library for the user name and password

Points of View*

RB Digital Magazines (formerly Zinio)

Reference USA*

Referencia Latina*

Rosetta Stone*

Salem Press Ereference books
Health History Literature Science

Small Business Reference Center*


Teacher Reference Center*

Universal Class

Value Line from in the Main Library
Value Line from outside the Main Library

*Starred electronic resources are provided to New Jersey’s libraries including the Hoboken Public Library by the New Jersey State Library and the Institute for Museum and Library Services.