Fully searchable news content from all 50 U.S. states and thousands of international news sources from 140 countries.
Explores many aspects of the African-American experience, from the past to the present. Features biographies, historical documents, photographs, timelines and maps, quotes, and a bibliography.
Temporary at-home access to this resource continues into 2021, as the database responds to consumer needs during the Coronavirus pandemic. Log in with your library barcode number. Genealogical research, with digitized images of the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 forward, the American Genealogical Biographical Index, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, and more.
From the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, 5 delightfully creative storybook presentations.
Click on "BOOKLISTS" to see multicultural titles for grades K-5 and science titles for grades K-6+
Data on 60 million businesses and 299 million residential listings, is helpful for creating marketing plans, conducting competitive analysis, raising funds, and locating people.
1994-present. Local and national news, and a primary source of obituaries.
Requires that you create an account. Be sure to select the FREE option. The Chester Daily Times (1876-1881), Chester Evening Times (1886), Chester Reporter (1941), Chester Times (1882-1959), Delaware County Daily Times (1959-1994). See Newsbank's resource for issues 1994-present.
Records for more than 1.4 million electronic theses and dissertations from more than 320 universities around the world, many with freely available full text.
A site to teach older adults how to use the Internet.
If you're accessing this site on a tablet (iPad, Samsung Galaxy, etc.), download the FREE app Easy Tablet Help for Seniors, available on the Apple App Store, Google Play and Amazon App Store. There is no cost and no in-app purchases required.
Single search for 26 newspapers in the Philadelphia region.
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Essential collection of genealogical & historical sources, U.S. Federal Censuses, books, bank records, and more.
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Test preparation courses, ebooks and interactive practice exams, tutorials on popular computer software programs and skill development, resume help.
This is where you'll find Consumer Reports, Consumer Reports Buying Guide, Time, People, Scientific American, Discover, The New Republic, Vital Speeches of the Day, Congressional Digest, Civil War Times, History Today, Sports Illustrated, and many more.
Includes fiction authors, titles, and themes, and provides suggestions of books that are similar to those of a particular author or a certain title.
Includes fiction authors, titles and themes for students in grades K-8, with "read alike" suggestions. Full text reviews from professional journals and book talks for selected titles.
One search, three databases using beautiful new search screens:
Philadelphia Inquirer Historic 1829-1922
Philadelphia Inquirer text edition 1981-Current
Philadelphia Inquirer Image edition 2018-Current
Resources on a wide variety of topics for school, business and hobbies.
Includes Bookflix and Truflix ebooks and videos for children.
ProCitizen provides civics, vocabulary, plus reading and writing practice through videos, drills & quizzes so that new citizens can succeed at the naturalization test. ProCitizen is also available in Spanish.