Academic Search Main Edition

Academic Search Main Edition

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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Access Pennsylvania

ACCESS PA

Books, movies and more in a PA library (also known as the Access PA Database) is a combined catalog reflecting the holdings of over 2,600 Pennsylvania libraries and their combined collections of over 43 million books, audio materials, reference materials, movies, and much more. 

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Bookflix

Bookflix

BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with Weston Woods related nonfiction eBooks. For Pre-K to 3rd grade. (Look in the Find A Book Section.) Requires Adobe Flash ™

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GALE Contemporary Authors

Contemporary Authors

Guide to current writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures and television. Author biographies are included. Produced by Thompson Gale.

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Cricket Media Collection

Cricket Media Collection

This collection includes hundreds of e-books from renowned family publisher Cricket Media. It can help build strong literacy skills in students from grades pre-K to 8 by offering digital access to award-winning, short-form fiction and nonfiction titles. This unique e-book collection explores a wide range of subjects to help young readers explore and expand their worlds.

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DPLA: Digital Public Library of America

Digital Public Library of America

The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. Search by place, date, exhibition or a general keyword search.

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EBSCO eBooks

EBSCO eBooks

View books on your computer or portable device. Books are in the epub format.

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Elementary

Elementary

Elementary provides elementary-aged students with age-appropriate, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics such as animals, arts, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, technology, etc.

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GALE eBooks

GALE eBooks

Explore encyclopedias, specialized reference resources, and e-books on a variety of topics from biography, diversity, environment, equity, government, history, law, math, science and more!


High School

High School

High School provides secondary school students with access to age-appropriate content from magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference books, covering a wide range of subjects, from science, history, and literature to political science, sports, and environmental studies.

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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Covers librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management & more. LISTA indexes more than 600 periodicals plus books, research reports & proceedings. Oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science.

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Middle School

Middle School

Middle School provides middle school students with language arts, social studies, and science curriculum support through age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, etc.

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National Geographic Magazine Archive 1888-2020

National Geographic Magazine Archive 1888-2020

This iconic monthly publication provides unparalleled, in-depth coverage of society, cultures, nature, science, technology, travel, geography, and more -- making it an essential resource for educators and students as well as general readers. This resource include complete, unlimited access to the magazine main content through 2020 -- every article from every issue, each fully searchable through an intuitive interface.

Included are the vivid photographs and historic articles as well as engaging videos and detailed maps. Explore the most recognized name in exploration and discovery, with comprehensive, relevant articles, legendary photographs, maps, and map supplements, the iconic magazine documents life on our planet and beyond, interpreting the world through the lens of personal story and experience.


NoveList PLus

NoveList Plus

Did you finish a great book and are looking for something similar to read? NoveList Plus can help you find what to read next in both fiction and nonfiction genres. Produced by EBSCO.


PowerLibrary - Search the Catalog - Books, Movies & More in a Pennsylvania Library

PA Electronic Library Catalog

Search a single catalog reflecting the holdings of over 1,500 Pennsylvania libraries and their combined collections of over 41 million books, audio materials, reference materials, movies, and much more.

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Power Library

POWER Library

POWER Library is a service of Pennsylvania's public libraries, school libraries and the State Library. POWER library allows you to access thousands of full-text periodical articles, newspapers, plus photographs, pictures, charts, maps, reference materials for young people and more.

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ProQuest Ebook Central

ProQuest Ebook Central

This resource includes 112 titles on diversity, equity, and inclusion, and cover subjects such as business, education, fine arts, history, political science, social science, juvenile literature, and sports and recreation.

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Science Reference eBook Collection

Science Reference eBook Collection

Explore science from over 230 full-text eBooks! This collection of reference titles covers a wide variety of topics such as animals, biology, climate change, computing, engineering, experiments, life science, nature, oceans, physical science, and weather.

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Time Magazine Archive 1923-2000

Time Magazine Archive 1923-2000

This archive presents an extensive collection of the prominent weekly news magazine dating back to its first issue in March 1923 through December 2000, presented in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format. The 4,000 issues include reports of national and international current events, politics, sports, and entertainment.

Capturing the relevant news for a given week, the magazine remains an important resource for researchers studying just about any aspect of 20th-Century history and life. The archive is valuable to researchers and students of 20th-Century current events, politics and culture, as well as those interested in the history of business, advertising, and popular culture.

Subjects Covered:

  • National and international news
  • Current events
  • Politics
  • Sports
  • Celebrity lifestyle


TrueFLIX

TrueFLIX

The truth. The whole truth. And nothing but the truth: non-fiction eBooks, games and more about people, places, nature, history, and science for grades 3-5! Requires Adobe Flash ™

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TumbleBooks Library - eBooks for e-kids

TumbleBooks Library - eBooks for e-kids

Animated, talking picture books with fiction, non-fiction & foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting & narration but no animation), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books & Tumble Puzzles & Games. Library Card account needed in order to login and access TumbleBooks.


WestlawNext (In Library Use Only)

Westlaw (In Library Use Only)

Information resources on Westlaw include more than 40,000 databases of case law, state and federal statutes, administrative codes, newspaper and magazine articles, public records, law journals, law reviews, treatises, legal forms and other information resources. NOTE: This link can only be used from an internet computer at a Cumberland County library location.