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acedemic search main edition

Academic Search Main Edition This e-resource is rich with the most valuable, comprehensive multidisciplinary content available. It provides access to acclaimed full-text journals, magazines, and other valuable resources covering topics like Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, Psychology, Religion & Philosophy, Science & Technology, and more! The contents includes:

    • 13,600 indexed and abstracted journals
    • Full text for more than 4,700 journals
    • Nearly 12,000 peer-reviewed, indexed and abstracted journals
    • 4,000 peer-reviewed, full-text journals

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ap images

AP Images  AP (Associated Press), one of the oldest and largest news organizations in the world, has been capturing the greatest events in world history with photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics, for over 185 years. AP Images provides access to this huge database with over 3,000 photos/images/sound bites/graphics added daily, including audio and visual snapshots of:

  • Breaking news events
  • Today’s hot topics
  • Great moments in news, sports and entertainment
  • Celebrity portraits

This e-resource also provides access to:

    • Over 20 million royalty-free stock photos are available for educational purposes

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bookflix

BookFLIX Scholastic BookFlix is a new online literacy resource for grades pre-K – 3 that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to help build a love of reading and learning. BookFlix reinforces core reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.

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Books, movies and more in a PA library (Access PA Catalog) (also known as the Access PA Catalog) is a combined catalog reflecting the holdings of over 2,600 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 schools
    • Private schools
    • Public libraries
    • College & university libraries
    • Law libraries
    • Medical & hospital libraries
    • Museum libraries
    • Historical & genealogical libraries

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business source main edition

Business Source Main Edition This scholarly business e-resource provides full-text of over 700 magazines and journals and indexing and abstracting for over 2,000. The collection, dating back to 1985, ranges from general business magazines to scholarly journals and trade periodicals. Content includes: Content includes:

    • Marketing
    • Management
    • MIS
    • POM
    • Accounting
    • Finance
    • Economics

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consumer health complete

Consumer Health Complete CHC is designed to support the information needs of patients and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Content covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This resource includes full text for more than 230 health reference books and encyclopedias including:

  • American Medical Association Complete Medical Encyclopedia
  • American Medical Association Family Medical Guide
  • Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs
  • Mayo Clinic Family Health Book
  • Mayo Clinic Guide to Women’s Cancers

Content also includes:

    • Thousands of full-text evidence-based, health reports
    • Hundreds of medical images & diagrams
    • Hundreds of physician-generated videos on an array of topics
    • More than 2,000 Health Daily videos from NBC Digital Health Network
    • Full-text consumer health pamphlets & leaflets
    • Hundreds of animations with audio narration

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contemorary authors online

Contemporary Authors Provides access to 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
    • Scriptwriters
    • Screenwriters

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cybersmarts

CyberSmarts Teen Cyberbullying ebook This interactive e-book collection includes 5 eBooks for grades 3 – 6 and one newly available eBook for teens titled Teen CyberSmarts. CyberSmarts offers users a safe, simulated Internet experience with hands-on instruction on how to deal with important online safety issues. The set for ages 3-6 contains these five titles: The set contains five titles:

    • Avoiding Predators Online
    • Playing Games Online
    • Protecting Your Privacy Online
    • Stopping Cyberbullying
    • Using Social Networks

 

The eBook experience contains a series of fun, engaging “simulations” geared specifically to the topic. Users will create usernames, choose avatars, chat, send messages/email, create profiles, and receive friend invitations all in a safe, controlled environment. Additional eBook features include embedded safety tips, vocabulary terms defined in context, sidebars that further explore important or high-interest material, and credible, vetted resources to find help or get more information.

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ebsco ebooks

eBooks on EBSCOhost This e-resource provides access to 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.

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ebsco host

EBSCOhost This e-resource provides a single location from which to simultaneously search most of these POWER Library EBSCO e-resources:

    • Business Source Main Edition
    • Consumer Health Complete
    • EBooks on EBSCOhost
    • Elementary Student Research
    • GreenFILE
    • Kids Search
    • LISTA (Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
    • MasterFile Main Edition
    • Middle School Student Research
    • Middle Search Main Edition
    • Newspaper Source Plus Edition
    • Primary Search Main Edition
    • Public Library Search
    • Teacher Reference Center (TRC) – Journal Information for K-12 Teachers & Librarians

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elementary student research

Elementary Student Research Use this fun, easy-to-use resource that’s powered by EBSCO Explora to discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.

With Explora, you can …

  • Search for articles, news and more using a single search box
  • Browse popular topics by category to get research ideas
  • Read Topic Overviews to gain the background information you need to start your research
  • Limit results to articles that match your reading level
  • Hear HTML articles read aloud with EBSCO’s Text-to-Speech feature
  • Save articles and searches to your own personal folder for easy retrieval
  • Use EBSCO’s citation tool to properly cite sources in your research

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green file

GreenFILE This comprehensive e-resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include:

  • global climate change
  • green building
  • pollution
  • sustainable agriculture
  • renewable energy
  • recycling

Sources include content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.

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high school student research

High School Student Research Use this e-resource to discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.
With High School Student Research, you can…

  • Search for articles, news and more using a single search box
  • Browse popular topics by category to get research ideas
  • Read Topic Overviews to gain the background information you need to start your research
  • Limit results to articles that match your reading level
  • Hear HTML articles read aloud with EBSCO’s Text-to-Speech feature
  • Save articles and searches to your own personal folder for easy retrieval
  • Use EBSCO’s citation tool to properly cite sources in your research

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library information science and technology abstracts

LISTA This e-resource indexes more than 700 journals in library science & technology plus books, research reports and proceedings. Coverage extends back as far as the mid-1960’s. Subjects include:

  • Bibliometrics
  • Cataloging
  • Classification
  • Information management
  • Librarianship
  • Online information retrieval

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masterfile

MasterFILE Main Edition This multidisciplinary e-resource is designed specifically for public libraries providing full text for over 1,300 reference resources, magazines, and journals covering general interest subject areas including:

  • Business
  • Health
  • Education
  • General science
  • Multicultural issues

The resource also contains an Image Collection containing photos, maps and flags.

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middle school student research

Middle School Student Research Use this fun, easy-to-use resource that’s powered by EBSCO Explora to discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.

With Explora, you can …

  • Search for articles, news and more using a single search box
  • Browse popular topics by category to get research ideas
  • Read Topic Overviews to gain the background information you need to start your research
  • Limit results to articles that match your reading level
  • Hear HTML articles read aloud with EBSCO’s Text-to-Speech feature
  • Save articles and searches to your own personal folder for easy retrieval
  • Use EBSCO’s citation tool to properly cite sources in your research

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middle search main edition

Middle Search Main Edition Designed for middle school students, this e-resource provides full text access to popular magazines, thousands of biographies and historical essays, and an image collection with over 960,000 photos, maps, and flags. All articles included in the resource are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Topics include:

  • Science & health
  • History
  • Geography
  • Current Events
  • Sports

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newspaper source

Newspaper Source Plus  This e-resource provides the latest news with full-text access to over 1,200 U.S. and international newspapers, including:

  • USA Today
  • Washington Post
  • The Washington Times
  • The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Christian Science Monitor
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
  • The Times (UK)

The News View component of the resource provides critical news content with ongoing updates throughout the day from AP, Business Wire, CNN Wire, UPI, and more, as well as TV and radio news transcripts from ABC news, CBS news, CNBC, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, NPR, the CBC, and PBS.

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newswires

Newswires provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press, United Press International, PR Newswire, Xinhua, CNN Wire, and Business Wire on a continuous basis. Newswires includes AP Financial News, AP Top News, AP WorldStream, AP U.S. Politics & Government, AP 50 State Reports, UPI Security Industry, UPI Emerging Threats, UPI Business, UPI Entertainment, UPI Sports, UPI Top News, Arabia 2000, and more. Full text content in Newswires is available for the current and prior 30 days.

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pennsylvania job resources

Pennsylvania Job Resources POWER Library highlights job resources for Pennsylvania job seekers and employers. These PA 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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primary search

Primary Search Main Edition Designed for elementary school students, Primary Search: Main Edition provides full-text access to popular magazines for elementary school research dating back to 1990. All articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). The resource also provides access to full-text biographies and books and an Image Collection of over 960,000 photos, maps and flags. Subjects include:

  • Science
  • Health
  • Math
  • Writing
  • Geography

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public library search

Public Library Search Use this fun, easy-to-use resource that’s powered by EBSCO Explora to discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.

With Explora, you can …

  • Search for articles, news and more using a single search box
  • Browse popular topics by category to get research ideas
  • Read Topic Overviews to gain the background information you need to start your research
  • Limit results to articles that match your reading level
  • Hear HTML articles read aloud with EBSCO’s Text-to-Speech feature
  • Save articles and searches to your own personal folder for easy retrieval
  • Use EBSCO’s citation tool to properly cite sources in your research

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science reference center

Science Reference Center This e-resource contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other reliable sources. In addition, Science Reference Center includes 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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SIRS discover

SIRS Discoverer SIRS Discoverer is a general reference database for elementary and middle school students, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas and content sets such as:

  • Reading
  • Language arts
  • Current events
  • Science
  • Social studies
  • History
  • Health
  • Technology

The e-resource is aligned to Common Core Standards. All content is full-text and includes over 2,100 high-quality newspapers, magazines, and reference materials. Lexile scores are provided. SIRS Discoverer also includes:

  • Student activities
  • Educator’s guide
  • Student workbooks
  • Citation guidelines
  • Research strategy worksheets

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Teacher Reference Center

Teacher Reference Center This e-resource for teachers provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals. Subject content includes:

  • Assessment
  • Best practices
  • Continuing education
  • Current pedagogical research
  • Curriculum development
  • Higher education
  • Instructional media
  • Language arts
  • Literacy standards
  • School administration
  • Science & mathematics
  • Teacher education

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TrueFlix

TrueFLIX The truth. The whole truth. And nothing but the truth about people, places, nature, history, science, and more! TrueFLIX 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.

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WebNews

Web News  provides near real-time access to thousands of top news feeds from around the globe. This collection includes over 14,000 feeds covering a range of business and general news topics. Full text can immediately be accessed on the web by following the link in the record.

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