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Digital Collection

Foreign Language

Rosetta Stone
Offered through the New Jersey State Library, any NJ Library Card holder now has access to the Rosetta Stone database. All users should have sound and a microphone to best utilize the Rosetta Stone tools.
To Begin:
* Follow the link here or go to www.jerseyclicks.org to access the NJ State Library database for Rosetta Stone (the databases are organized in alphabetical order by default).
* Enter your valid Library Card Number.
* First time users are required to enter an email address and password. Select a language.
* Returning users can sign in with their email/password and select the same, or a different language. Language selection can only be done from this sign-in screen.
* Once logged in, from the "Home" screen, select "Launch Rosetta Stone Language Lessons ..." Note -- Adobe Flash is required. Please ensure that your Flash plugin is up-to-date.
* Reports are available to track your progress.

Electronic Magazines

RBdigital: Online digital magazines can be read on the computer or on a mobile device. Magazines are checked out and can be kept by all patrons with issues starting December 2013.

* When on the library's digital newsstand, log in to or create your account. (To Create your account, enter your library card number then an email address and password. You will then always use the email address and password to log into your account.)
* Check out desired magazines - there is no limit, no wait list.
* Magazines can be read in your browser or on your mobile device.
* To use a mobile device, download the RBdigital app and log in with your rbDigital account.
* Note: Magazines can be checked out and read through the app or on a PC/Mac/Chromebook through a browser.
* This is not a subscription model. Users must return to the library online newsstand to check out the next month/week's magazines.


Cloud Library: eBooks & eAudiobooks

* Registration: To begin using the app, a user must select the home library (United States, New Jersey, BCCLS). Enter your library card number to check out books. The App (usually) will remember a user's library card number, however, there have been occasions where the app will prompt a user to enter location (United States, New Jersey, BCCLS) and their library card again at time of checkout.
* eBooks can be browsed and checked out through a browser, the Cloud Library app or the BCCLS catalog.
* Titles are available only in ePub format. Kindle eReaders cannot view titles from the 3M Cloud Library.  Kindle Fire users can download the app from the app store or Cloud Library website.
* eBooks checked out through the Cloud Library will appear in the users library account on the bccls.org website.
Hoopla Digital: eBooks, Comics, eAudiobooks, Music, Movies & TV

* Registration: Register for a hoopla account by visiting hoopladigital.com, or by using the mobile app on your iOS or Android device. You will need to provide an e-mail address, create a password, and have your library account information. The free mobile app can be found in the App Store, the Google Play store, the Amazon Store, Chromecast, and Apple TV .
* Hoopla is a digital collection of over 200,000 downloadable and streaming movies, TV shows, music, ebooks, and audio-books that you can access on your computer or download to a portable device.
* All titles are always available; there are NO holds.
* You will be able to borrow up to 5 titles per month.

Database Resources

BCCLS Databases: Access to Ebsco and Gale databases. Ebsco offers a wide variety of databases including science, business, history and a multitude of other fields. Specifics include ERIC, Consumer Reports (through MasterFILE premier), and the Funk and Wagnalls EncyclopediaGale includes access to an in-depth multi-media biography database. 
Medline Plus: Reliable and up-to-date medical information provided by the National Institute of Health and National Library of Medicine on diseases, conditions and other wellness issues without confusing technical vocabulary.

Pubmed Central: PMC is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM) including both national and international publications.

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