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Gale Academic OneFile

Gale Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile provides postsecondary students with peer-reviewed, full-text articles from journals in the areas of the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and more.

Gale Academic OneFile

 

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 >

 

Gale Books & Authors

Gale Books & Authors

Powered by Gale's popular What Do I Read Next? series, Books & Authors connects readers from every level of reading proficiency to fiction and non-fiction books that match their interests.

Gale Books & Authors

 

Contemporary Authors

Contemporary Authors

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

Go to Contemporary Authors

 

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. 

Take a practice test.

 

GREENR

GREENR

GREENR focuses on the study of sustainability and the environment. It provides news, background information, video, commentaries, primary source documents and statistics in relevant topic areas such as energy systems, healthcare, food, climate change, population, economic development, etc.

Gale Global Reference on the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources (GREENR)

 

Gale Informe Académico

Gale Informe Académico

Informe Académico proporciona acceso a periódicos y revistas especializadas de lengua española y portuguesa. La base de datos ofrece una amplia gama de contenidos sobre América Latina.

Informe Académico supports Spanish-speaking researchers with a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America. Use the Topic Finder—a visual search tool—to discover new facets of a topic, or use the Readspeaker text-to-speech tool that allows text to be read aloud.

Gale Informe Académico

 

Gale InfoTrac Student Edition

Gale InfoTrac Student Edition

InfoTrac Newsstand is a full-text newspaper resource that provides more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, plus leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts, and transcripts.

Gale InfoTrac Student Edition

 

LearningExpress Library

Learning Express Library

Access to over 800 online practice tests and interactive skill-building tutorials and over 240 eBooks. Improve workplace skills such as networking, success on the job, and business writing; prepare for professional certification, licensing, and aptitude tests; prepare for college and graduate school admissions tests; and prepare for the GED and other high school equivalency exams.

Interactive skill-building materials for school and work

Gale LitFinder

Gale LitFinder

International in scope, LitFinder covers all time periods, and contains literature content. It also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary.

Gale LitFinder

 

MyHeritage

myheritage

One of the largest genealogy databases of its kind in the world. Includes billions of historical documents from more than 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources.

Go to MyHeritage

 

Newsbank/The Patriot News

Newsbank / Patriot News

Newsbank provides full-text access to the Harrisburg Patriot-News from 8/1/1986-present. The database provides basic and advanced searching and can be limited by date.
 

Go to NewsBank

 

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

 

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

 

POWER Teens

Power Teens

POWER Teens provides online resources including full-text research e-resources, collections of photographs and documents, the statewide catalog of materials held in libraries throughout Pennsylvania, and Chat with a Librarian.

Go to POWER Teens

 

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.

Go to Salem Online

 

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.

Go to Science Reference Center

 

Mango Languages

Mango

Learn a new language with this interactive database that provides step by step lesson plans for over 70 different languages. This database also features English lessons for over 20 native tongues. A text translator is provided. First time users must create a profile in order to access the resource.

Access Mango Languages >