More than 500,000 current and historical photographs and graphics can be searched by date, place and subject. More than 800 photographs are added to the archive daily.

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Providing scholarly research, Academic Search Main Edition is a multi-disciplinary database with full text for nearly 2,000 journals and periodicals and is updated daily.  Appropriate for STEM research.

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Search collections from libraries across the state of Pennsylvania. Contact your local librarian to request titles that can be delivered to your library.

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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 Features biographies, historical documents, photographs, timelines and maps, quotes, and a bibliography.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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(ebook) Covers everything from monumental events and groundbreaking individuals to the fascinating details of Americans' daily lives. Supports historical research in disciplines from the arts and business to law, medicine, technology and social trends.

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(ebook) Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Civil War and Reconstruction Era in U.S. history. 1860-1877

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(ebook) Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the era of industrial development in U.S. history. 1878-1899

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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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(ebook) Focuses on writers and works published since 1950. The majority of the authors surveyed are African American, but representative African and Caribbean authors are also included.

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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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A resource of academic journal, trade publications, newspapers and magazines covering all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.

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Coverage of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine. Includes thousands of evidence-based, full-text health reports and pamphlets, newspapers and magazines.

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Provides access to biographical and bibliographical information on more than 145,000 of today's most influential authors, including: novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers and more.

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A collection of five interactive eBooks that provides hands-on experience in navigating the online world in a safe, controlled environment.

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1994-present.  Local and national news, and a primary source of obituaries.

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Requires you to create an account, be sure to select the FREE option. Includes the Chester Daily Times (1876-1881), Chester Evening Times (1886), Chester Reporter (1941), Chester Times (1882-1959), Delaware County Daily Times (1959-1976).

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Free online permit practice tests for your state's driving test, a list of DMV locations, road sign tests, and motorcycle permit practice tests.

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Provides the content of more than 1,000 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and other disciplines. Consumer Reports is available here.

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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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(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.

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(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.

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