Discover literature content from more than 150,000 full-text poems, 840,000 poem citations and excerpts, 7,100 full-textshort 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.

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  • History
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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
  • Teens
  • Seniors

MasterFILE Elite provides: Consumer Reports, Consumer Reports Buying Guide, Time, People, Scientific American, Discover, The New Republic, Vital Speeches of the Day, Wired, Congressional Digest, Civil War Times, History Today, Southern Living, Bon Appetit, Coastal Living, Cooking Light, Sports Illustrated and many more.

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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
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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.

  • Biography
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  • History
  • Homework Help
  • 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.

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(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
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  • 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.)

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  • Investment
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  • Newspapers
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  • Current 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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Information about more than 38,000 fiction titles of interest to students in grades K-8. Full text reviews from professional journals and book talks for selected titles are available in this database. A good resource to expand student reading interest by introducing new authors or additional books in a subject area.

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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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The resources below require a DCL library card when used remotely.  You can get a temporary card for the state supplied databases using the link above.

  • African-American Studies
  • Automotive
  • Biography
  • Business
  • Careers
  • Culinary
  • Current Events
  • Genealogy
  • General Research
  • Grants
  • History
  • Homework Help
  • Investment
  • Languages
  • Legal Resources
  • Literature
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  • Medical
  • Mythology
  • Non-profits
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  • Photography
  • Science
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  • Technology
  • Test Prep
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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.

  • Careers
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1981-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.

  • Careers
  • Current Events
  • Local Interest
  • Periodicals
  • Newspapers
  • Adults
  • Teens

Retrieve actual images of the newspaper. Includes some issues from the 1830s, 1840s, and 1850s. Primary source material detailing the expansion of the city of Philadelphia and the development of the western suburbs.

  • Genealogy
  • History
  • Periodicals
  • Newspapers
  • Adults
  • Teens

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. 

  • Databases
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  • General Research
  • History
  • Science
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  • Technology
  • Adults
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  • Teens

Full-color, interactive digital magazines to download to a computer or mobile device.

  • Automotive
  • Biography
  • Business
  • Careers
  • Culinary
  • Current Events
  • History
  • Investment
  • Medical
  • Periodicals
  • Photography
  • Science
  • Technology
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  • Adults
  • Teens
  • Readers

Find US businesses and residential listings with customized searches.  Find a business by name, geographic location, SIC codes, yellow page listing, executive name, size of company, and several other ways; target residential areas based on median income and home value. Helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people.

  • Business
  • Careers
  • Adults

Provides full text for nearly 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications, and includes business journals, newspapers, and newswires.

  • Business
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  • Periodicals
  • Newspapers
  • Adults
  • Teens

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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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. 

  • Homework Help
  • Science
  • Databases
  • e-Books
  • Parents
  • Adults

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.

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  • Literature
  • Kids
  • Parents

Animation, sound, music and narration are added to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book for children to read or to read to children.
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.

  • Literature
  • Kids
  • Parents
  • Readers

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