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Books, Literature & Authors

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BookFLIX

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Watch videos and read books about Animals and Nature, Earth and Sky, People and Places, ABC’s and 1, 2, 3’s, Family and Community, Music and Rhyme, Adventure, and more. Enjoy read aloud with words highlighting and interactive games. Some films and books are available in Spanish too!

Books, movies and more in a PA library (Access PA Catalog)

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Libraries across Pennsylvania have collaborated to create this shared catalog of their collections. PA libraries also lend materials to other libraries. If the item you are looking for is located at a library that is not close to you, contact your local library to ask about an "interlibrary" loan. Because libraries acquire new materials daily, listings are updated on a regular basis. If you do not find what you are looking for this time, check back again at a later time.

Books & Authors

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Discover fiction and non-fiction books that match your interests! Books and Authors (powered by Gale's popular What Do I Read Next? series) is for readers from every level of reading proficiency and enables users to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics from more than 240,000 titles.

Contemporary Authors

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Discover biographical and bibliographical information on more than 160,000 of today's most influential authors.

E-Books (EBSCO)

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Select from over 16,000 eBooks from the world's leading publishers across all major subject areas. Perform full-text searches of a single eBook, search thousands of volumes simultaneously, browse topic categories, or read eBooks directly online. Additionally, you may download selected eBooks to portable devices.

GALE Virtual Reference Library

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

LitFinder

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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. It also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary. Within LitFinder's collection, users can access works from over 80,000 authors from 660 nationalities.

Overdrive

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The Valley Downloadable Library offers access to downloadable audio and eBooks right to your computer or listening device. For help and more information click here

rbDigital

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MLNV partners with rbDigital to offer access to downloadable audiobooks and more. For help and more information click here

Tumble Book Library

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The Tumble Book Library is a collection of animated storybooks that kids can "page" through online. The books are narrated so kids can follow along and practice word identification as they are entertained by the cute graphics.

Business & Finance

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Business Insights: Essentials

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Find full-text articles and statistical data about companies and industries for business owners, marketing professionals, investors, and students. Access to over 11,000 journals and more than 8,900 in full-text. Instantly analyze and compare financial and statistical data with interactive charting tools. Take a deeper look into:

  • Industries
  • Compare Industries
  • Compare Companies
  • Company Histories

Business Collection

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Provides full-text coverage of all business disciplines including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy through nearly 4,000 leading business and trade publications, updated daily.

Small Business Collection

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Ideal for business schools and entrepreneurs, Small Business Collection is updated daily and provides insights, tips, strategies, and success stories. Users find more than 500 subject-appropriate, active, full-text periodicals, including: Beverage Industry, Black Enterprise, Economist, Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, HR Magazine, Real Estate Weekly, Restaurant Business, Tea & Coffee Trade Journal, and more.

Community Assistance

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General

​Northampton County: Crisis Intervention
If you don’t know where to begin getting mental health, substance use or emotional help for yourself or someone you know—start here. Crisis Intervention services are available 24 hours a day by calling 610-829-4801. The crisis unit is located at 2801 Emrick Blvd, Bethlehem PA 18020. Services include telephone counseling, mobile crisis, walk-in crisis, and assistance in accessing inpatient care and short-term crisis residential services. For further information on mental health services provided by Northampton County click above for more information.

Northampton County Emergency Management Services
NCEMS in conjunction with local, state, and federal partners maintains a constant state of readiness for disasters of all kinds. For further information, including non-emergency numbers visit their site. If there is an immediate threat to life or property that requires immediate help, dial 911.

State of Pennsylvania
Official Pennsylvania State government website.

Northampton County
Northampton County official website.

Borough of Nazareth
Borough of Nazareth official website.

Bushkill Township
Bushkill Township official website.

Lower Nazareth Township
Lower Nazareth Township official website.

Upper Nazareth Township
Upper Nazareth Township official website.

Benefits.gov
Designed to help citizens find out what government benefits they may be eligible to receive. Links to benefit programs for all types of people: elderly, veterans, low-income citizens, students, farmers, parents, disaster victims and many more.

Bed Bugs

Bed Bug Information from the Environmental Protection Agency
Comprehensive information for consumers covering inspection, treatment, facts, myths and how to get quality help.

Bed Big Information from MedlinePlus
Bed bug information in English and Spanish.

Blood/Plasma Donation

American Red Cross Blood Services
Find a blood drive near you.

CLS Plasma
Find the CSL Plasma Center closest to you.

Child Welfare

Report Child Abuse
Information and telephone number.

Domestic Violence

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence
There are crisis lines throughout Pennsylvania or call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY).

Employment/Unemployment

Pennsylvania Unemployment Insurance
Provides temporary and partial wage replacement to workers who have become unemployed through no fault of their own.

MLNV’s Job Help Resources

Ex-Offender Resources

Pennsylvania 2-1-1 East Re-Entry Resources
Provides information on ex-offender counseling, employment programs, halfway houses, programs, support groups and more.

Health

Pennsylvania Department of Health

Pennsylvania Department of Aging
Information on caregiver support, employment, health & wellness, housing, insurance, meals, protective services, transportation, and more.

MLNV’s Health Resources

Housing/Shelter

Northampton County Housing Authority
Provides affordable housing in the most efficient and effective manner to qualified individuals in accordance with the rules and regulations prescribed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the County of Northampton and/or any other entity providing funding for affordable housing programs.

Energy Assistance
Consumer tips for saving energy and programs that are available to help low-income customers.

Immigrants and Refugees

Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center
Provides access to legal services, education, and more.

Law/Legal

Bushkill Township Police Department

Lower Nazareth Township Emergency Services

Nazareth Borough Police Department

Upper Nazareth Township Emergency Services

The Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania
The website of the Pennsylvania Judicial Branch.

Pennsylvania Bureau of Consumer Protection

Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network
The Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network is a statewide consortium of independent legal aid programs that provides civil legal assistance to low-income individuals and families.

Northampton County Public Defender

Pregnancy/Birth Control

Senior Resources

Back To Work 50+
Provides tools for older adults seeking information, support, and training for employment.

Innovage
The largest provider of PACE, committed to helping seniors stay independent for as long as possible.

Senior LIFE Lehigh Valley

Pennsylvania Council on Aging

MLNV Senior Resources

Sexual Assault/Abuse

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
PCAR partners with a network of rape crisis programs to bring help, hope, and healing around issues of sexual violence to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA)
Information on client services, prevention education, community involvement and much more.

Shelters

Pennsylvania Homeless Shelters and Social Services
A list of Pennsylvania shelters by city.

Pennsylvania Runaway and Homeless Youth Grantees
A list of state and community projects in Pennsylvania funded by the Family and Youth Services Bureau.

Sign Language/Hearing Impaired

Substance Abuse/Treatment

Pennsylvania Substance Abuse Services
Information on a wide variety of substance and alcohol abuse services available to children and adults in Pennsylvania.

Northampton County – Access to Drug & Alcohol Treatment

Transportation

Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority
Routes, schedules, and service information.

Veterans

U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs
Access and manage your VA benefits and health care.

Northampton County Office of Veterans Affairs
Information on veteran benefits, memorials, and programs in Northampton County.

MLNV Veteran Resources

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Consumer

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Consumer Reports Online

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The free content on this subscription-based site includes safety alerts, product recalls, a manufacturer locator, and feature articles. (Note: The library has the full text of this publication in the library - ask for assistance at the reference desk!)

Gardening; Landscape and Horticulture Collection

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Serves horticultural enthusiasts of all levels with more than 3.6 million articles from more than 100 journals, as well as more than 20 reference titles.

Home Improvement Collection

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Offers more than 4.5 million articles from more than 200 home improvement-focused titles, covering topics including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others.

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

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GALE Virtual Reference Library

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

General OneFile

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Explore this general-interest periodical resource offering nearly more than 15,000 titles with more than 8,800 in full text. With millions of articles available in PDF and HTML full-text, the collection is also supplemented by reference, newspaper, and audio content.

World Book Online

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Includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, images, audio, and video, plus access to current periodicals.

Additional Resources

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Local History

The library offers local history information in both print (books) and online formats. We have a modest collection of local history sources in the non-fiction section of the library that may circulate. Please inquire at the reference desk for any of these resources.

We have two online digital collections:

The Nazareth Item Newspaper
Nazareth Area World War II Scrapbook

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Education

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Educator’s Reference Complete

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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.

Additional Resources

Genealogy & Obituaries

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Ancestry Library Edition

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Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and more. This database is only available in the library, not remotely.

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Government

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Federal Digital System

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The GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.

Federal Government Publications

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Catalog of U.S. government publications.

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Health

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Health & Wellness Resource Center

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Discover reliable health information through access to full-text articles of nursing and allied health journals, pamphlets, newsletters, periodicals, newspapers, encyclopedias, and more. This comprehensive consumer health resource provides accurate, authoritative information on a full range of health-related issues, including diseases, disorders, traditional and alternative therapies, and current hot topics. Content is added daily to ensure that researchers receive the most up-to-date health content.

Medlineplus

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Consumer health information from the National Library of Medicine.

Merck Manual Consumer Version

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Information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written in everyday language as well as photos, videos, and animations.

Academic OneFile

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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. Undergraduate researchers can expand and refine search results through the Topic Finder, and citation tools are integrated directly into the user’s workflow.

GALE Virtual Reference Library

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

General OneFile

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Explore this general-interest periodical resource offering nearly more than 15,000 titles with more than 8,800 in full text. With millions of articles available in PDF and HTML full-text, the collection is also supplemented by reference, newspaper, and audio content.

Science Reference Center

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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.

More Health Categories

Diseases and Other Health Conditions

Alzheimer’s

Asthma

Brain Injury & Concussion

Cancer

Diabetes

HIV/AIDS

  • AIDSinfo
    Comprehensive site including basic information on HIV/AIDS, fact sheets, infographics, clinical trails, and more.
  • TheBody.com
    Site that includes basic information, HIV/AID resources centers, tools, and up to date news and research.

Heart Disease and High Blood Pressure

Liver Disease

Mental Health

Obesity

Stroke

Other Recommended Sites

Healthcare & Insurance

Pennsylvania Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
CHIP provides low-cost comprehensive health coverage to children, and sometimes pregnant women, for families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid.

Medicare and Medigap Insurance
What is it and how to buy it.

Pennsylvania Worker’s Compensation Services

Pennsylvania Insurance Department
Key services, press releases, consumer resources and more.

Consumer Reports’ Guide to Health Insurance

Health by Age or Group

Children & Infants

Teens

  • TeensHealth.org
  • Body and Mind (BAM)
  • Teen Health
  • Go Ask Alice!
    A question and answer internet service supported by a team of Columbia University health promotion specialists, health care providers, and other health professionals. Questions are received & answered confidentially and often include links to other resources.
  • Safe2Say Something
    A violence prevention program where youth can anonymously report threatening behaviors and activities endangering themselves or others.

Seniors

Men

Women

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Resources

People with Disabilities

African Americans

Hispanic Americans

National Alliance for Hispanic Health

Native Americans

Asian Americans

Military and Veterans

Homeless

Travelers

Healthy Living

Food & Fitness

Dental Health

Safe Sex

Pregnancy

Immunizations

Safety & First Aid

Alcohol & Drugs

Stop Smoking

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Home & Garden

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GREENR (Environment, Energy,etc.)

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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.

Gardening; Landscape and Horticulture Collection

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Serves horticultural enthusiasts of all levels with more than 3.6 million articles from more than 100 journals, as well as more than 20 reference titles.

Home Improvement Collection

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Offers more than 4.5 million articles from more than 200 home improvement-focused titles, covering topics including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others.

Homework Help: Elementary School

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All POWER Kids E-Resources

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

BookFLIX

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Watch videos and read books about Animals and Nature, Earth and Sky, People and Places, ABC’s and 1, 2, 3’s, Family and Community, Music and Rhyme, Adventure, and more. Enjoy read aloud with words highlighting and interactive games. Some films and books are available in Spanish too!

CyberSmarts

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Learn how to be a safe, responsible, and smart citizen with these eBooks that teach you how to avoid predators, play games safely online, protect your privacy, and use social networks.

Kids InfoBits

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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! Content is continuously updated and provides interesting and important facts with connections to current and past events.

TrueFLIX

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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.

Tumble Book Library

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The Tumble Book Library is a collection of animated storybooks that kids can "page" through online. The books are narrated so kids can follow along and practice word identification as they are entertained by the cute graphics.

World Book Online

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Includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, images, audio, and video, plus access to current periodicals.

Homework Help: Middle School

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All POWER Teens E-Resources

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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.

AP Images

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View the greatest events in world history with photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics, for over 185 years. Over 3,000 photos/images/sound bites/graphics added daily, including audio and visual snapshots.

Contemporary Authors

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Discover biographical and bibliographical information on more than 160,000 of today's most influential authors.

E-Books (EBSCO)

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Select from over 16,000 eBooks from the world's leading publishers across all major subject areas. Perform full-text searches of a single eBook, search thousands of volumes simultaneously, browse topic categories, or read eBooks directly online.

GREENR (Environment, Energy, etc.)

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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.

InfoTrac Student Edition

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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.

LitFinder

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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. It also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary. Within LitFinder's collection, users can access works from over 80,000 authors from 660 nationalities.

Research in Context

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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.  Research In Context offers cross-curricular content aligned to national and state standards, and presents material organized into a highly visual and topic portal approach to quickly find answers.

Science Reference Center

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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.

TrueFLIX

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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.

World Book Online

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Includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, images, audio, and video, plus access to current periodicals.

Homework Help: High School

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All POWER Teens E-Resources

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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.

Academic OneFile

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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. Undergraduate researchers can expand and refine search results through the Topic Finder, and citation tools are integrated directly into the user’s workflow.

AP Images

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View the greatest events in world history with photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics, for over 185 years. Over 3,000 photos/images/sound bites/graphics added daily, including audio and visual snapshots.

Contemporary Authors

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Discover biographical and bibliographical information on more than 160,000 of today's most influential authors.

E-Books (EBSCO)

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Select from over 16,000 eBooks from the world's leading publishers across all major subject areas. Perform full-text searches of a single eBook, search thousands of volumes simultaneously, browse topic categories, or read eBooks directly online.

GREENR (Environment, Energy, etc.)

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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.

InfoTrac Student Edition

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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.

PowerSearch

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Search many of the Gale e-resources available in POWER Library in one place! Find articles and information from Power Search, General OneFile, InfoTrac Newsstand.

Science Reference Center

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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.

World Book Online

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Includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, images, audio, and video, plus access to current periodicals.

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Job Help

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Pennsylvania Job Resources

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Discover job resources for Pennsylvania job seekers and employers. These Pennsylvania government provided resources are designed to help you find a good career, review job openings, and match you with employers. Resources for veterans are available too that will help veterans transition into the work force by translating their existing military skills into civilian terms.

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Learn a Language

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Rosetta Stone

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Learn Spanish, French, German, and many more languages with the Rosetta Stone Language course.

Additional Resources

Legal Resources & Forms

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GALE Virtual Reference Library

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

Additional Resources

Maps, Geography, and Travel

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GALE Virtual Reference Library

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

CIA World Factbook

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The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

U.S. Gazetteer Files

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The U.S. Gazetteer Files provide a listing of all geographic areas for selected geographic area types. The files include geographic identifier codes, names, area measurements, and representative latitude and longitude coordinates.

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Newspapers

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AP Images

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View the greatest events in world history with photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics, for over 185 years. Over 3,000 photos/images/sound bites/graphics added daily, including audio and visual snapshots.

InfoTrac Newsstand

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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. InfoTrac Newsstand also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts, and transcripts.

World Book Encyclopedia

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Includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, images, audio, and video, plus access to current periodicals.

Science, Nature, and Technology

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GALE Virtual Reference Library

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

Science Reference Center

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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.

GREENR (Environment, Energy, etc.)

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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.

Agriculture Collection

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With broad coverage of agriculture and its related fields, this collection provides a comprehensive view of a growing body of knowledge. Researchers will have access to current and authoritative periodical content that spans the industry—from practical aspects of farming to cutting-edge scientific research in horticulture.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection

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Answers inquiries about environmental concerns with coverage of more than 5.4 million articles from more than 300 journals and book reference content from Delmar, including Soil, Science, and Management; Introduction to Agronomy; Food, Crops, & Environment; Fundamental Soil Science; and more.

General Science Collection

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Researchers can remain current with the latest scientific developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology, and hundreds of other areas.

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Databases A-Z

Research databases give you access to magazine, journal and newspaper articles as well as books, book chapters, reference books, images, video and many other sources. When searching the databases outside of the library, you will be prompted to enter your entire 14-digit library barcode number.

Academic OneFile

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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. Undergraduate researchers can expand and refine search results through the Topic Finder, and citation tools are integrated directly into the user’s workflow. 

Academic Search Main Edition

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Discover full-text scholarly content for major college courses. Designed specifically for academic institutions, Academic Search Main Edition provides full-text and peer-reviewed journals from nearly 1,900 full-text journals and nearly 1,300 full-text peer-reviewed journals. Subjects covered include biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion and theology, and more.

AP Images

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View the greatest events in world history with photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics, for over 185 years. Over 3,000 photos/images/sound bites/graphics added daily, including audio and visual snapshots. 

Books & Authors

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Discover fiction and non-fiction books that match your interests! Books and Authors (powered by Gale's popular What Do I Read Next? series) is for readers from every level of reading proficiency and enables users to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics from more than 240,000 titles. 

BookFLIX

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Watch videos and read books about Animals and Nature, Earth and Sky, People and Places, ABC’s and 1, 2, 3’s, Family and Community, Music and Rhyme, Adventure, and more. Enjoy read aloud with words highlighting and interactive games. Some films and books are available in Spanish too! 

Books, movies and more In a PA Library (Access PA Catalog)

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Search 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. 

Business Insights: Essentials

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Find full-text articles and statistical data about companies and industries for business owners, marketing professionals, investors, and students. Access to over 11,000 journals and more than 8,900 in full-text. Instantly analyze and compare financial and statistical data with interactive charting tools. Find thousands of detailed financial reports, more than 2,500 custom business glossary terms, 1,000 SWOT reports, over 17,400 company histories, over 460,000 detailed company profiles, and much more 

Contemporary Authors

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Discover biographical and bibliographical information on more than 160,000 of today's most influential authors. 

CyberSmarts

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Learn how to be a safe, responsible, and smart citizen with these eBooks that teach you how to avoid predators, play games safely online, protect your privacy, and use social networks.

E-Books (EBSCO)

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Select from over 16,000 eBooks from the world's leading publishers across all major subject areas. Perform full-text searches of a single eBook, search thousands of volumes simultaneously, browse topic categories, or read eBooks directly online.

Educator’s Reference Complete

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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. 

Gale Topic Collections

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Explore topic collections from Agriculture to World History with 29 e-resources covering business information, communications, diversity, environment, fine arts, hospitality, military, nursing, pop culture, psychology, religion and more!

GALE Virtual Reference Library

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

General OneFile

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Explore this general-interest periodical resource offering nearly more than 15,000 titles with more than 8,800 in full text. With millions of articles available in PDF and HTML full-text, the collection is also supplemented by reference, newspaper, and audio content. 

GREENR (Environment, Energy, etc.)

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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. 

Health & Wellness Resource Center

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Discover reliable health information through access to full-text articles of nursing and allied health journals, pamphlets, newsletters, periodicals, newspapers, encyclopedias, and more. 

Informe Académico

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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. 

InfoTrac Newsstand

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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. InfoTrac Newsstand also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts, and transcripts. 

InfoTrac Student Edition

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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

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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! Content is continuously updated and provides interesting and important facts with connections to current and past events. 

LitFinder

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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. It also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary. Within LitFinder's collection, users can access works from over 80,000 authors from 660 nationalities. 

Pennsylvania Job Resources

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Discover job resources for Pennsylvania job seekers and employers. These Pennsylvania government provided resources are designed to help you find a good career, review job openings, and match you with employers. 

Power Search

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Search many of the Gale e-resources available in POWER Library in one place! Find articles and information from Academic OneFile, General OneFile, InfoTrac Newsstand. 

Research In Context

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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.  Research In Context offers cross-curricular content aligned to national and state standards, and presents material organized into a highly visual and topic portal approach to quickly find answers. 

Science Reference Center

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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. 

TrueFLIX

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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.

World Book Encyclopedia

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Includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, images, audio, and video, plus access to current periodicals.

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