This resource comprises a multidisciplinary collection of reference material for the general public and undergraduate students. Current events, consumerism, business, health, and literature are particular focus areas.

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  • General Research
  • History
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  • Adults
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  • Teens
  • Seniors

(ebook) A three-volume survey of food and its place in human culture and society, presented through 600 alphabetically sorted entries. Features multidisciplinary coverage of such topics as comfort food, ethnicity and food, medieval banquets, and nutrient composition, among many others. Includes photographs, illustrations, sidebars, recipes, menus, and timelines. For students and general readers.

  • Culinary
  • History
  • Homework Help
  • e-Books
  • Adults
  • Teens

(ebook) Provides examples of science projects and experiments that can be replicated for science fairs and other purposes, as well as suggestions on ways to design projects that investigate specific scientific topics and includes step-by-step descriptions of projects.

  • Homework Help
  • Science
  • e-Books
  • Kids
  • Teens
  • Parents

Consisting of six databases, this collection offers the most complete collection of full-text reference resources available for elementary school students and teachers. This full-text package contains databases designed not only for students, but also for educators.

  • Biography
  • Current Events
  • History
  • Homework Help
  • Periodicals
  • Kids
  • Parents
  • Biography
  • Current Events
  • General Research
  • Homework Help
  • History
  • Literature
  • Periodicals
  • Kids
  • Parents
  • Teens

(ebook) This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the social aspects of internet marketing.

  • Business
  • e-Books
  • Technology
  • Adults

A site to teach older adults how to use the Internet.

If you're accessing this site on a tablet (iPad, Samsung Galaxy, etc.), use this link: http://www.generationsonline.org/gol4ipad 

Username: tabletdelcopl (all lower case)

Password: 020516tb

  • General Research
  • Technology
  • Seniors

Grants.gov is the place to FIND and APPLY for federal grants.

  • Grants
  • Non-profits
  • Adults

Single search for newspapers in the Philadelphia Region. Primarily the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Delaware County Daily Times.

  • Current Events
  • Local Interest
  • Periodicals
  • Newspapers
  • Primary Sources
  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teens

GreenFILE covers the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. This research database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 806,000 records and open access full text for more than 12,000 records. Key journals include Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, Conservation Biology, Forest Ecology & Management, International Journal of Green Energy, and Journal of Wildlife Management.

  • Databases
  • POWER Library
  • Science
  • Adults

(ebook) The birth of Aphrodite, the Trojan Horse, Zeus disguised as a swan. These and other classical myths and legends are usually encountered separately, but together they make up a coherent, multigenerational saga of epic battles, bizarre metamorphoses, immortal heroes, and all-too-human godsóa fantastic world recognizably real to its audience.

  • History
  • Mythology
  • Homework Help
  • e-Books
  • Kids
  • Teens

(ebook) A guide to Hinduism through the ages, offering readers an accessible way of exploring its complex deities, mythological characters, and ideas.

  • Biography
  • History
  • Homework Help
  • Mythology
  • e-Books
  • Kids
  • Teens
  • Adults

(ebook) In thematic chapters and encyclopedia-style entries, Handbook of Native American Mythology examines the characters and deities, rituals, sacred locations and objects, concepts, and stories that define mythological cultures of various indigenous peoples.

  • History
  • Homework Help
  • Mythology
  • e-Books
  • Kids
  • Teens

Essential collection of genealogical & historical sources .U.S. Federal Censuses, books, bank records, and more.

  • Biography
  • Genealogy
  • History
  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teens

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.

  • Primary Sources
  • Images
  • African-American Studies
  • Databases
  • Homework Help
  • History
  • Government
  • Adults
  • Parents
  • Teens

Provides access to full-text newspapers; search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields.  A one-stop source for current news and searchable archives. Includes USA Today and other publications

  • General Research
  • Current Events
  • Periodicals
  • Newspapers
  • Adults
  • Teens
  • Seniors

(ebook) This 4-vol. set provides comprehensive coverage of the foods and recipes from 70 representative countries and culture groups worldwide -- from Algeria to Zimbabwe.

  • Culinary
  • Homework Help
  • e-Books
  • Kids
  • Teens

(ebook) Written for students in middle and high school, offering in-depth information on such holidays as Children's/Youth Day, Christmas (and related celebrations), Halloween and Festivals of the Dead, Hanukkah, Independence Day (Cinco de Mayo, Bastille Day, etc.), Kwanzaa, Yom Kippur, New Year celebrations and many others. 4 volume set.

  • Current Events
  • History
  • Homework Help
  • e-Books
  • Kids
  • Teens

Test preparation materials and interactive practice exams, based on official tests, that help improve scores on basic reading and math, academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams. Also available are courses and ebooks devoted to these topics, as well as tutorials on popular computer software programs and skill development in the Job and Career Accelerator.  Includes help on developing your resume.

  • Homework Help
  • Test Prep
  • Careers
  • Adults
  • Kids
  • Parents
  • Teens

Mango uses real-life situations and actual conversations to more effectively teach a new language, including several versions of English as a Second Language (ESL).  Over 50 languages available.

  • Homework Help
  • Languages
  • Adults
  • Kids
  • Teens
  • Seniors

Extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 650 diseases and conditions, lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, and links to federally funded clinical trials.

  • Medical
  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Parents
  • Teens

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.

  • Biography
  • Current Events
  • History
  • Homework Help
  • Kids
  • Teens
  • Parents

Coverage of over 20,000 Stock and Fund securities, frequently updated, independent reports on 1,000 stocks and 2,000 funds, exclusive ratings for both stocks and mutual funds, and monthly or semi-monthly newsletters. If using a library computer - click here.

  • Business
  • Investment
  • Adults
  • Seniors

(ebook) A six-volume survey of the history of Western thought and culture, presented through 700 alphabetically arranged entries. Each entry explores the origin, cultural interpretations, and historical themes of such subjects as beauty, love, feminism, diversity, and social capital, among many others. For students and general readers.

  • History
  • Homework Help
  • Social Sciences
  • e-Books
  • Kids
  • Teens

2000 to Current. Complete full-text content of local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community. The New York Times Book Review and New York Times Magazine are also available. (To "search again" in these publications, use the browser Back button to get to the publication-title screen.)

  • Business
  • Current Events
  • Investment
  • Periodicals
  • Newspapers
  • Adults

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