Power Library




  • Power Library is a portal, provided by the state of Pennsylvania, that contains lots of free resources.  This is a great place to find trustworthy answers to your research questions, plus you can talk to a librarian if you are really stuck. 

    Enjoy free, 24/7 access to newspapers, magazines, journals, historical documents/photos, online databases, and eBooks. While you are in school, you can access all of the Power Library resources directly using the icon below or the individual links that follow.  From home, you will need to request a free eCard to gain access to Power Library. 
      

     




     
    Academic Search Main Edition

    This e-resource is rich with the most valuable, comprehensive multidisciplinary content available. It provides access to acclaimed full-text journals, magazines, and other valuable resources covering topics like Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, Psychology, Religion & Philosophy, Science & Technology, and more!

     
    AP Images
    AP (Associated Press), one of the oldest and largest news organizations in the world, has been capturing the greatest events in world history with photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics, for over 185 years.

     
    BookFLIX

    Scholastic BookFlix is a new online literacy resource for grades pre-K - 3 that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to help build a love of reading and learning.

    Access PA

    Books, movies and more in a PA library (also known as the Access PA Catalog) 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.

     

    This scholarly business e-resource provides full-text of over 700 magazines and journals and indexing and abstracting for over 2,000.
     

    CHC is designed to support the information needs of patients and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Content covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

     

    This e-resource provides access to biographical and bibliographical information on more than 145,000 of today's most influential authors.

     

    This interactive e-book collection includes 5 eBooks for grades 3 - 6 and one newly available eBook for teens titled Teen CyberSmarts. CyberSmarts offers users a safe, simulated Internet experience with hands-on instruction on how to deal with important online safety issues.  

    This e-resource provides access to over 16,000 eBooks from the world’s leading publishers across all major subject areas

     

    This e-resource provides a single location from which to simultaneously search most of the Access PA EBSCO e-resources.

     

    Use this fun, easy-to-use resource that’s powered by EBSCO Explora to discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.  

    This comprehensive e-resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.  

    Select this link to access High School Student Research

    Use this e-resource to discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics , health, and sports.
     

    This e-resource indexes more than 700 journals in library science & technology plus books, research reports and proceedings. Coverage extends back as far as the mid-1960's.

     

    This multidisciplinary e-resource is designed specifically for public libraries providing full text for over 1,300 reference resources, magazines, and journals covering general interest subject areas.  

    Use this fun, easy-to-use resource that’s powered by EBSCO Explora to discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports. 

    Designed for middle school students, this e-resource provides full text access to popular magazines, thousands of biographies and historical essays, and an image collection with over 960,000 photos, maps, and flags.

     

    This e-resource provides the latest news with full-text access to over 1,200 U.S. and international newspapers.

    Newswires

    Newswires provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press, United Press International, PR Newswire, Xinhua, CNN Wire, and Business Wire on a continuous basis. Newswires includes AP Financial News, AP Top News, AP WorldStream, AP U.S. Politics & Government, AP 50 State Reports, UPI Security Industry, UPI Emerging Threats, UPI Business, UPI Entertainment, UPI Sports, UPI Top News, Arabia 2000, and more. Full text content in Newswires is available for the current and prior 30 days.

     

    POWER Library presents two sites provided by PA government entities to help with job resources.  

    Designed for elementary school students, Primary Search: Main Edition provides full-text access to popular magazines for elementary school research dating back to 1990.

     

    Use this fun, easy-to-use resource that’s powered by EBSCO Explora to discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports. 

    This e-resource contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other reliable sources. In addition, Science Reference Center includes more than 280,000 high-quality science images from sources such as UPI, Getty, NASA, National Geographic and the Nature Picture Library.

    SIRS Discoverer is a general reference database for elementary and middle school students, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas and content sets.  

     

    This e-resource for teachers provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals.

    TrueFLIX

     The truth. The whole truth. And nothing but the truth about people, places, nature, history, science, and more! TrueFLIX provides eBooks that are enhanced with a related content in a variety of text types and media–including primary sources, fiction, videos, audio clips, images, and related websites.

    Web News

    Web News provides near real-time access to thousands of top news feeds from around the globe. This collection includes over 14,000 feeds covering a range of business and general news topics. Full text can immediately be accessed on the web by following the link in the record.

     

     

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