Databases A to Z

 

ASME-logoLIB-CARDAcademic Search: Main Edition

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A full-text database that provides access to nearly 1900 academic journals, including nearly 1300 that are peer-reviewed.

 


 

Access Pennsylvania Database
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Shared catalog for materials owned by most PA libraries.

 


 

Ancestry Library
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A comprehensive source of information for conducting genealogical and local history research.

 


 

AP Images
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More than 500,000 current and historical photographs and graphics can be searched by date, place and subject. More than 800 photographs are added to the archive daily.

 


Auto Repair Reference Center – This Resource Is No Longer Available.  Please use Chilton Library.


 

Biography in Context 
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Comprehensive database of biographical information. Includes full text biographical articles from many popular magazines.

 


 

BookFlix
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An online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning.

 


 

Business Source Main Edition
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Comprehensive, full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, banking, and finance, including market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.

 


 

Chilton Library
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Find step-by-step auto repair instructions, maintenance schedules, recalls, diagrams and more. Search by specific year, make and model.

 


 

Consumer Health Complete
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Provides convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Consumers can search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.

 


 

Consumer Reports Magazine
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Presents articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics and the judicial & regulatory actions that affect consumers from 1985-Present.

 


 

Contemporary Authors
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Biographical coverage of more than 100,000 writers, entries on contemporary authors.

 


 

CyberSmarts
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Interactive collection for grades 3 – 6. Offers users a safe, simulated Internet experience with hands-on instruction on how to deal with important online safety issues.

 


 

EBSCO eBooks
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Electronic books, previously netLibrary.
Ebsco eBooks Help and Tutorials.

 


 

Elementary Student Search
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Elem-bevel LIB-CARDUse this fun, easy-to-use resource to discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.

 


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Explora: Public Libraries
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Try the new Explora search interface to search across different eResources and find curated lists on popular topics.

 


 

Freegal

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This site provides access to approximately 3 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. Download three free music tracks (MP3 format) from popular artists each week with no software to download and no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions. Log in with your library barcode number and PIN.

 


 

Gale Legal Forms
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Download official legal forms, and customize them to suit your needs. GLF offers forms for wills, power of attorney, landlord/tenant, divorce and dissolution, leases, sale of property, employment, and more. GLF provides forms customized to Pennsylvania state law, and includes forms drafted by attorneys for particular legal matters.

 


 

GreenFILE
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Offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energe, recycling and more.

 


 

Hoopla
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Free movies, TV shows, audiobooks and music albums. Enjoy on your computer (streaming) or through the Hoopla app for Android or iOS devices (stream or download).

 


Law Depot

This resource is no longer available.  Please use Gale Legal Forms instead.


 

LISTA (Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts)
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Includes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

 


 

Literature Resource Center
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Author information, literary criticism and plot summaries for authors from every age and literary discipline.

 


 

Little Pim
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Interactive online language learning program for children. Languages include: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish.

 


 

Mango Languages
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An online language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages.

 


 

MasterFILE Premiere
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Contains full text for nearly 2,200 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.

 


 

Middle School Student Search
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Full text for a variety of popular middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.

 


 

Morningstar Investment Research Center
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Contains mutual fund and stock ratings and reports, including detailed analyst reports, from Morningstar Inc.

 


 

Newspaper Source Plus
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Provides more than 1,000 full-text newspapers, providing more than 39 million full-text articles. This database contains comprehensive full text for major newspapers and more than 1,111,000 TV & radio news transcripts.  Updated daily.

 


 

NoveList Plus
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LIB-CARDNovelist Plus is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more. It includes reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction – for all ages.

 


 

NoveList K-8 Plus
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Novelist K-8 Plus is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more for grades K-8. It includes reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction.

 


 

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
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Full text of books that cover both sides of social issues.

 


 

OverDrive Digital Media
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Access thousands of dowloadable eBooks, audiobooks, and video. Titles can be transferred and accessed on most ereaders, tablets, and smart phones. See Compatible Devices


 

POWER Library
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The POWER Library provides access to thousands of full text periodical articles, newspapers, a major encyclopedia, plus photographs, pictures, charts, maps, and reference materials for people of all ages.

 


 

Science Reference Center
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This e-resource contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other reliable sources. In addition, Science Reference Center includes more than 280,000 high-quality science images from sources such as UPI, Getty, NASA, National Geographic and the Nature Picture Library.

 


Searchasaurus
Searchasaurus is now Elementary Student Research.


 

Select Reads
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LIB-CARDSign up to receive email notification when new materials in your preferred genres, by your favorite authors, or on topics of interest to you are added to our collection.

 


 

SIRS Discoverer
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Provides carefully selected full text articles and images from over 1600 domestic and international newspapers, magazines, and government documents.

 


 

Teacher Reference Center
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Provides abstract information from over 260 of the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals.

 


 

TrueFlix
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The truth. The whole truth. And nothing but the truth about people, places, nature, history, science, and more! TrueFLIX provides eBooks that are enhanced with a related content in a variety of text types and media–including primary sources, fiction, videos, audio clips, images, and related websites.

 


 

TumbleBook Library
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TumbleBooks add animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books, producing an electronic picture book which you can read or have read to you. You’ll also find chapter books, math stories, puzzles and games, and videos. All content is available for PCs and Macs. Some content is also available for use on iPhones/iPads. To access, select “mobile” from the “Choose” menu in the top right corner.

 


 

US History in Context
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One-stop source for U.S. including primary documents, full-text articles, images, maps and more.

 


 

World History in Context
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One-stop source for world history, including primary documents, full-text articles, images, maps and more.

 


 

Zinio
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Read popular magazines cover-to-cover on your computer or mobile device. Over 300 titles are available.