A to Z – The World is a comprehensive database covering world history, cultures, languages, foods, religions, and much more. It covers 175 countries and covers topics such as business, culture, society, language, education, history, points of interest, national symbols, and more.
Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit organization that works side by side with consumers to empower them with the trusted knowledge they need to make more informed choices. To access, enter your Peters Township library card number.
Infobase provides authoritative, reliable resources in a wide variety of subject areas from history, science, and literature to careers, health, and social issues. All eBooks included are currently available as hard copies in the library’s collection. To access, enter your Peters Township library card number.
The fastest way to create legal documents. Law Depot features thousands of legal forms across all categories, including Real Estate, Business, Family and more. Create the document you need in minutes. To access, enter your Peters Township library card number.
Magill’s is a perfect mix of accessibility and depth, providing an authoritative reference source bridging the gap between encyclopedias and self-help guides. To access, select Library Card Number and enter your Peters Township library card number, then navigate to Magill’s Medical Guide.
Salem Online offers access to a variety of reference materials covering literature, science, history, health, and careers. Included here are the history of each decade, Presidents, the 50 States, and more. To access, select Library Card Number and enter your Peters Township library card number.
Emphasizing the latest STEM thinking, ScienceFlix transforms the way students access science topics, acquire scientific knowledge, and build an abiding interest in science, technology, and engineering. Featuring hands-on projects, videos, multiple text types, interactive features and more.
World Book Encyclopedia Online features the same expert information found in the print version, with a consolidated layout that makes it easier than ever to find research tools, videos, audios and more. To access, enter your Peters Township library card number.
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Academic OneFile provides students with peer-reviewed, full-text articles covering the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and more. Users can expand and refine search results through the Topic Finder and citation tools are built in.
earch a single catalog reflecting the holdings of over 1,500 Pennsylvania libraries and their combined collections of over 41 million books, audio materials, reference materials, movies, and much more. All types of libraries participate, including public, school and university, and specialized.
View the greatest events in world history with the Associated Press’s extensive collection of photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics, covering the last 185 years. Over 3,000 photos, images, sound bites, and graphics are added to the collection daily.
Powered by Gale’s popular What Do I Read Next? series, Books & Authors connects readers from every reading level to fiction and non-fiction books that match their interests. Explore books, authors, genres and topics from more than 240,000 titles.
Business Insights: Essentials offers information, full-text articles, and statistical data about companies and industries for business owners, marketing professionals, investors, and students. Instantly compare financial and statistical data with interactive charting tools and detailed company profiles.
Discover biographical and bibliographical information on more than 145,000 of today’s most influential authors, including novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, print & broadcast journalists, editors, photojournalists, syndicated cartoonists, script and screen writers, and more.
Educator’s Reference Complete provides access to 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.
Explore topic collections from Agriculture to World History with 29 unique e-resources covering topics such as business information, communications, diversity, environment, fine arts, hospitality, military, nursing, pop culture, psychology, religion and more!
Explore encyclopedias, reference books, and primary sources on a variety of topics from history, government, technology, the environment, math, law, multicultural studies, physical and social sciences, and more. Titles can be searched individually and contain built-in citation tools.
General OneFile is a general-interest periodical resource, with access to more than 15,000 titles, 8,800 of which are available in full-text. With millions of articles available in PDF and HTML full-text, the collection is also supplemented by reference, news, and audio content.
Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources (GREENR) focuses on the study of sustainability and environment. It provides news, background information, video, primary source documents and statistics in areas such as energy systems, food, climate change, and population.
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. Special features include the Topic Finder, a visual search tool, and the Readspeaker text-to-speech tool.
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 by publication, title, author, date, or other fields. Newsstand also includes images, radio/TV broadcasts, and transcripts.
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.
Kids InfoBits provides elementary-aged students with age-appropriate, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics such as animals, geography, social studies, technology, and more. Content is continuously updated to include important current and past events.
International in scope, LitFinder covers all time periods and genres. Users can access full-text works from over 80,000 authors from 660 nationalities, as well as biographies, speeches, photographs, plays, summaries, and glossaries covering the 16th through 20th centuries.
Explore thousands of digitized documents, photographs, audio and video recordings, and more from unique collections in libraries and cultural institutions across Pennsylvania. Resources can be searched by institution, collection, or topic, and each individual resource.
Discover job resources for Pennsylvania job seekers and employers. These Pennsylvania government resources are designed to help you find a good career, review job openings, and match you with employers. Included are job listings, statistics, career guides, and education planners.
Search several of the largest Gale e-resources available through POWER Library in one place! Find articles and information from the following e-resources: Academic OneFile, General OneFile, and InfoTrac Newsstand–with just one search!
Research In Context provides middle school students with reliable and trusted information on a variety of topics such as government, U.S and world history, geography, literature, sciences, and social issues. Material is organized visually and topically to help students quickly find the answers they need.
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.
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POWER Library and its databases are 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.