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AP Images

ap images

More than 500,000 current and historical photographs and graphics. Can be searched by date, place and subject. New photographs are added to the archive daily. 

Current and historical photographs

 

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

infotrac

Guide to current writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures and television. Author biographies are included. Produced by Thompson Gale.  

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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

 

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

 

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.
 

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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

 

Gale Research in Context

Gale Research in Context

Research In Context provides middle school students with language arts, social studies, and science curriculum support through age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, etc.

Gale Research in Context

 

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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Science Reference Center

science reference center

Offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects. Topics covered include climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Provided by POWER Library, produced by EBSCO.

Go to Science Reference Center

 

Trueflix

trueflix

TrueFLIX is a fun way to learn! This database 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.

Trueflix