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Academic OneFile

Find peer-reviewed, full-text articles from journals in the areas of the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, literature, and more.

 Journals   News + Articles    Education

Find books, movies, and more in over 2,500 Pennsylvania Libraries!!

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AP Image Archive

Discover thousands of current and historical images, updated daily.

 Biography + History     Images     News + Articles 


Dynamic video storybooks paired with nonfiction eBooks.

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Book & Authors

Discover fiction and non-fiction books that match your interests! 

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Business Insight: Essentials

Find full-text articles and statistical data about companies and industries for business owners, marketing professionals, investors, and students.


Contemporary Authors

Detailed information about authors, actors and playwrights.

 Biography + History  


Teach your children about online safety with eBooks, activities, and brief lessons.

 Books + Literature     Children's Resources     Education  

Educator's Reference Complete

Access over 1,100 academic journals and ERIC database reports in the field of education. Key subject areas include administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing.

 Children's Resources     Education  

Ebsco eBooks

eBooks organized by subject for research and entertainment.

 Books + Literature  

Kids InfoBits

Elementary students in kindergarten through grade five will find age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics such as animals, arts, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, technology, etc. Kids InfoBits includes full-text proprietary content from Blackbirch Press®, U-X-L, KidHaven Press™, and more! 

 Children's Resources 

Informe Academico

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.



Secondary school students will have access to age-appropriate content from magazines, journals, newspapers, reference books, and engaging multi-media covering a wide range of subjects, from science, history, and literature to political science, sports, and environmental studies.

 News + Articles    Images

InfoTrac Newsstand

         Browse and read full-text newspapers from more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, plus leading titles from around the world, or search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields. 

 News + Articles 

General OneFile

Explore this general-interest periodical resource offering nearly more than 15,000 titles with more than 8,800 in full text.

 News + Articles      Images


          Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources (GREENR) offers researchers an interdisciplinary resource for environment and sustainability studies. GREENR provides news, background information, video, commentaries, primary source documents and statistics in relevant topic areas such as energy systems, healthcare, food, climate change, population, and economic development.

          News + Articles   Video


          Discover literature content from more than 150,000 full-text poems, 840,000 poem citations and excerpts, 7,100 full-text short stories and novels, 3,800 full-text essays published in the 16th-20th centuries, 2,400 full-text speeches, and 1,250 full-text plays.

          Books + Literature


Read or listen to downloadable books on computers, eReaders, and mobile devices.

 Biography + History     Books + Literature     Children's Resources 


 This project is made possible in part by Library Services and     Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of           Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.

POWER Library: PA Photos And Documents

Explore thousands of digitized documents and photographs from unique collections in libraries across Pennsylvania.


Research in Context

Discover reliable and trusted information on a variety of topics to support middle school student research for government, U.S and world history, geography, literature, sciences, and social issues.

Science Reference Center

Perform research from hundreds of full text science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other reliable sources. View more than 280,000 high-quality science images from sources such as UPI, Getty, NASA, National Geographic and the Nature Picture Library.

Learn about people, places, nature, history, and science from videos and eBooks on topics such as American Indians, Ancient Civilizations, Farm to Table, The Civil War, Continents, The Thirteen Colonies, U.S. Government, Disasters, Earth Science, Experiments, Extreme Science, Nature, and many more.


Stories in action -- read, watch, and listen.

 Books + Literature     Children's Resources     Education     Languages  

Virtual Reference Library

         Explore encyclopedias and specialized reference sources on a variety topics from history, government, environment, math, and more!

        Education   Books + Literature