Need access to more eBook options and research content to complete at-home assignments for classes? EBSCO wants to help Pennsylvania communities in this time of crisis and is making several eBook collections available for full access to all POWER Library patrons through June 30.

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Today's news and the greatest events in 185 years of world history in photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics. Over 3,000 photos/images/sound bites/graphics added daily, including audio and visual snapshots.

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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.

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Now more than ever, the must-have video resource for learners of all ages, cord cutters, DIYers, library programming, and more. Available from Infobase until July 1, 2020

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Extensive coverage at every level—international, national, regional, state and local. This fully searchable resource features news content from all 50 U.S. states as well as more than 5,300 international news sources from 140 countries. This includes more than 528 million current and archived news articles. Users can pinpoint information, compare diverse views, and track subjects geographically and over time with the deepest newspaper archives available.

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Explores all aspects of the African-American experience, from the past to the present. Features biographies, historical documents, photographs, timelines and maps, quotes, and a bibliography.

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Access to information on people, issues and events in the local area and around the country. This comprehensive resource offers hundreds of millions of current and archived full-text articles from newspapers nationwide in a single, fully searchable online resource. It includes access to more than 3000 U.S. news sources

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Authoritative reference to the most important individuals, events, and topics in the United States, spanning more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history. The resource is organized by content type, topic, era, and activity as well as by the National Standards for U.S. History.

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A global view of the pre-modern world, exploring the civilizations of Africa (general), Egypt, Greece, Rome, Mesoamerica, and Mesopotamia.

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Provides author biographies, great works of world literature, a timeline and, most notably, Professor Harold Bloom’s selection of authors and works that represent the greatest achievements of the Western literary tradition.

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Explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community. This collection includes more than 2.7 million articles from 150 journals, updated daily.

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Offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family, and marital issues, LGBTQ community, and more.

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Articles, videos, and illustrations on diseases and timely health topics organized with an intuitive design that brings key content to the forefront. Available from Infobase until July 1, 2020

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Search all of our FactsOnFile databases at once!  Includes African-American History Online, American History Online, Ancient and Medieval History Online, and Modern World History Online.

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MasterFILE Elite provides: 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.

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Spans the mid-fifteenth century through the modern era. Content includes biographies, subject entries, primary source documents, a timeline, and maps and charts to provide a detailed and comparative view of people, places and events.

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Includes fiction authors, titles and themes. Provides suggestions of books that are similar to those of a particular author or a certain title. Expand your reading horizons with Novelist. Librarians can use this database as a readers’ advisory service to assist patrons who enjoy fiction. Teachers can use this resource for enhancement of curriculum.

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Explore thousands of digitized documents and photographs from unique collections in libraries across Pennsylvania. You’ll be amazed by what you find!
This project is 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.

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eResources on many topics made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Library Access funds administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

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  • Legal Resources
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Find articles and information from Academic OneFile, General OneFile and InfoTrac Newsstand in one search! 

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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.

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A wealth of proprietary book and journal articles, images and videos, topic-specific timelines, tables and charts, and diagrams that provide a thorough grounding in all areas of the science curriculum. Available from Infobase until July 1, 2020

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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. 

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A one-stop reference resource for intermediate-level students. Brand-new modules and a wealth of new content have been added, along with more than 50 new interactive games, more than 100 new videos, and many other enhancements. Plus, the convenient new search filters make it even easier for students and teachers to find the content they need most. Available from Infobase until July 1, 2020

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Provides elementary-level content—including engaging illustrated articles, videos, interactives, Fun Facts, and more—in a colorful, kid-friendly format perfect for helping young children develop online research skills. Available from Infobase until July 1, 2020

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