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Fort Lee Public Library’s New York Times digital subscription provides ongoing access to NYTimes.com from any of our 14 reference computers, as well as from patron devices registered with our complementary 72 hour pass. When you subscribe with your Fort Lee Public Library card, you’ll get access to articles and blog posts, as well as video, slide shows and other multimedia features. This includes the latest content and news as well as limited access to articles from 1851 to the present day.

You can access the New York Times website and content both from inside the library or from home. For both please register your email address with the New York Times. When accessing from home, you will need to visit this page first and click the ACCESS NEW YORK TIMES ONLINE button. From there you will use a Redeem code that provides access for a 72 hour period. There is no limit on how many codes you can use, so you can keep coming back to get more content!

Ancestry

Ancestry.com Library Edition gives access to billions of names in thousands of genealogical databases including Census and Vital Records, birth, marriage and death notices, the Social Security Death Index, Passenger lists and naturalizations, Military and Holocaust Records, City Directories, and more. Ancestry Library Edition is only available in-house at the Library. Available from Library computers or on our Wi-Fi network. Not available for remote/home use.

Brainfuse HelpNow

HelpNow provides differentiated learning solutions for students of diverse needs and backgrounds. Students communicate with live, online tutors using an interactive, virtual whiteboard to chat, write, draw, copy/paste text or images and graph homework problems. HelpNow also offers skills building and test preparation where after taking a quiz, the user can then connect directly to a live tutor to review the topics and questions covered in the quiz.

HelpNow also gives students access to the Writing Lab and Send Question Center. These options give users the freedom to receive assistance at any time of the day without connecting with a live tutor. Users can submit papers through the Writing Lab for detailed feedback. The Send Question Center is for non-writing assignments such as math or science.

Click the link above and use your library card number to access HelpNow.

Brainfuse JobNow

Brainfuse JobNow is a versatile online service designed to support every step of the job search process. JobNow features live online coaches who, among other things, assist in resume/cover letter preperation, and help patrons prepare for job interviews.

JobNow features powerfull tools like Live Interview Coaching, Resume Lab, Career Resources, and an Adult Learning Center.

In order to access JobNow follow the link and enter your library card information.

Creative Bug

Creativebug offers online arts and crafts workshops as well as technique videos. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more. In order to sign up simply follow the link and enter your library card number.

Driving Tests

New to the library’s Research Resources digital collection! Access free MVC practice tests for driver’s licenses, motorcycle licenses, and CDL tests.

Pronunciator

Pronunciator — Our interactive language learning database for Fort Lee Library patrons. You may choose from 60 languages. There are 3,000 language courses and 3 million lessons. Pronunciator features interactive conversations, scored quizzes, progress reports, virtual coaching, and pronunciation analysis (microphone needed).

Gale Presents: Udemy

With this online learning platform, users can explore more than 4,000 continuously updated, on-demand video courses across 75 categories in business, technology, design, and more to learn anytime, anywhere. All courses are taught by world-class instructors and, best of all, you can feel good knowing that the content is fresh. Courses are updated or replaced monthly with new material on emerging topics, so learners develop skills in the most relevant, in-demand areas.

All it takes is a library card and a Google or Microsoft account to gain access to thousands of online courses. With this resource’s intuitive platform, finding the right course is easy. You can filter search results by course features, competency level, duration, topic, and ratings—and pave your own learning journey. You can also see top courses and trending skills. Plus, smart recommendations provide you with suggested courses based on the previous interactions you’ve had with the platform. When courses are completed, you can download a certificate of course completion. 

Value Line

Value Line is a complete, multidimensional investment management solution that enables both new and experienced investors to make timely, better-informed decisions.
Heritage Quest Online is a genealogical database that allows researchers to search U.S. Federal Census records, digitized family and local history books, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files and the Freedman’s Bank Records (1865-1874), maps, and a wealth of other historical collections and research guides.  The New Jersey State Library is offering this service to New Jersey Residents without a library card.
 
In order to access the service please email “reference@fortlee.bccls.org” or call 201-592-3614 ex 1 for the password.

BCCLS Resources

The Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS) provides online databases that cover a broad range of fields, including history, art, health, psychology, politics, business and the sciences. These databases can be accessed by clicking below:

This resource provides a proven language learning immersion method trusted for over 20 years. Sign in with your library card and BCCLS password.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

This tool offers information on a wide variety of fiction titles, lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, book talk guides, recommended reads, and more. Sign in with your library card and BCCLS password.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

This resource provides detailed, current directory information on more than 12 million U.S. businesses, 102 million U.S. residents, 683,000 U.S. healthcare providers, 1 million Canadian business, and 11 million Canadian residents.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

This resource offers an extensive collection of scholarly journal and popular magazine abstracts and full-text articles. Sign in using your library card and BCCLS password.

Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

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