Research

 

Find answers to your questions -- from medical information to homework help -- using our online databases. Instead of searching the Internet being unsure about the source of the information, use The Library's resources to get accurate information quickly and easily.

AtoZdatabases

 

AtoZdatabases Logo

AtoZdatabases is the premier job search, reference, and mailing list resource. Its databases are ideal for finding sales leads; for doing market research; and for locating job opportunities, friends, and relatives.

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tutor.com

tutor.com

Tutor.com provides on-demand tutoring, homework help, test preparation and writing assistance for students in grades K-Adult in over 60 subjects. No appointment is necessary! Tutors are available 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm. You can also use their drop-off reviews, practice quizzes, video lessons, and The Princeton Review® SAT®/ACT® Essentials for self-study, 24/7. 

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Newsbank / The Patriot-News

Patriot News

For full-text searching from 8/1/1986 to present, choose the first option listed. For a full-color Image edition of the Patriot-News that offers a virtual experience of viewing the print newspaper, including classifieds, job listings, obituaries and advertisements, from late 2018 to present, choose the second option listed. 

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Weiss Financial Ratings

weiss


The Weiss Financial Rating Series provides:

⦁    Details on stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and exchange traded funds.

⦁    Strength ratings for banks, credit unions, and insurance companies

⦁    Information about Medicare Supplemental insurance – specifically Medigap – with comparisons on rates and plan benefits

⦁    Links to e-book titles on Financial topics of all kinds, such as:
⦁    Consumer Guides
⦁    Planning for the Future
⦁    How to Become an Investor
⦁    Financial Literacy Basics

⦁    Articles from Weiss Ratings on timely investment, banking, and insurance topics.

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MyHeritage Library Edition

Myheritage Library Edition is one of the largest and most internationally diverse family history data repositories accessible in libraries. Search birth, death, marriage, military, immigration, and census records. View digital photos and family trees.

Myheritage Library Edition is one of the largest and most internationally diverse family history data repositories accessible in libraries. Search birth, death, marriage, military, immigration, and census records. View digital photos and family trees.

MyHeritage Library Edition

Newspapers.com Pennsylvania edition

newspapers.com

Provides full runs and portions of runs of many current and older/historic Pennsylvania newspapers, some from as far back as the 1700s up to the 2000s. Enjoy viewing a newspaper as it originally looked, since each page is fully scanned. 

Newspapers.com Pennsylvania edition

 

Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online

Whether you’re a true language learning beginner, dusting off your old high school Spanish, or eager to tackle your tenth language—Transparent Language Online will help you get started and stick with it. Learn any of the 120+ languages offered.

Transparent Language Online

NoveList Plus

novelist plus

Find your next great read! Search by authors and titles you like, track series, read reviews and more. 

Book information and recommendations

 

Academic Search Main Edition

Academic Search

Academic Search Main Edition provides authoritative full-text and peer-reviewed journals from nearly 1,900 full-text journals and nearly 1,300 full-text peer-reviewed journals.

Academic Main Edition

 

 

Salem Online

salem online

Searchable online database of reference titles developed by Salem Press. Online full text content includes Salem's subjects: health, history, literature and science fields. Includes indexes, illustrations, maps, recommended websites and primary documents.

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Auto Repair Source

Auto Repair

Provides accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls, and more. From the automotive experts at MOTOR.

Auto Repair Source

 

 

Power Library Network

Power Library

E-Resources 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. The POWER Library is a service of Pennsylvania’s public libraries, school libraries, and the State Library.

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Power Kids

powerkids

Power Kids offers access to the POWER Library resources offered to children, as well as quick links to other POWER Library tools students will find useful. 

Power Kids

 

Cricket Media Collection 

Cricket Media Collection

Cricket Media® is a global education company creating high-quality print and multi-media products for children, families, mentors, teachers, and partners that improve learning opportunities.

Cricket Media Collection 

Britannica School

Britannica School

Britannica School offers comprehensive informational  text designed for younger earners pre-k through grade 5.  It includes encyclopedia articles, images, videos, and magazine articles. 

Britannica School

AP Newsroom

ap newsroom

AP Newsroom is AP Images with a new, mobile-friendly delivery platform that allows users to easily search, preview and download the latest Associated Press content. The content, produced by the AP’s network of award-winning journalists and curated by its editors, includes top news stories, photos, audio clips and print graphics.

AP Newsroom >

SIRS Discoverer

SIRS Discoverer

This database provides high quality, full-text articles and reference book content. It covers history, health, language arts, science, math, social studies and technology topics.

Sirs Discoverer

 

Science Reference Center

science reference center

Comprehensive research database that provides full-text science-oriented content, including hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Designed to meet every student’s science research needs, with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.

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Medline Plus

MedlinePlus directs you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. MedlinePlus also contains extensive information about drugs and supplements, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive tutorials, the latest health news, and surgery videos.

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Contemporary Authors

Contemporary Authors

Offers searchable access to current biographical and bibliographical data on more than 120,000 modern authors.

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Driving Tests

driving tests

Driving-Tests.org is a free resource that provides driver educational resources through the use of practice exams. Practice exams are included for those seeking a license for driving a car, motorcycle, or commercial driving.