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Many of the resources below are provided by PA's POWER Library which provides a complete virtual library when and where you need. it. Find thousands of magazines, newspapers, ebooks, images and videos. Everything you need to find the information you need or want. To use the premium subscription resources of the POWER Library from home, work or school all you need is an internet connection and a Library Card from a Lycoming County Library System Library. See the link above to sign up for a library card
Catalog holdings of 3,000 + Pennsylvania school, public, academic and special libraries are included in this online resource. Search by author, title, subject or keyword to locate over 44 million items.
Access One of the World’s Largest Collections of Photography, Video and Graphics
AP Images Collection is a primary source database from the Associated Press, one of the oldest and largest news organizations in the world that takes users on a sensory journey through history. With photographs, audio sound bites, graphics and text spanning over 180 years, this collection captures the greatest events in history – and brings them to life.
Content Includes: Over 12 million photographs dating back to 1826. More than 36,000 audio sound bites. Professionally produced collection of more than 340,000 graphics. Graphics include maps, graphs, charts, logos, flags, illustrations and more.
Ask Here PA
is Pennsylvania's statewide live chat reference service and is a free service to all residents of Pennsylvania, offering live chat reference 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
We'll be here to help you get answers to your questions, any time and anywhere you have Internet access. Unlike other "expert" sites on the Web, there is no charge to use our service. We'll be doing what libraries have always done best -- quickly getting you the accurate, unbiased information you need.
Auto Repair Reference Center | Video Tutorial
Find auto repair and service information for most car models starting in 1954. Factory drawings and step-by-step photographs. Technical service bulletins and recall information. Wiring diagrams for easy viewing printing. Specifications, maintenance schedules and "Care & Repair Tips" with a complete troubleshooting section. Estimate repair costs before visiting the mechanic. Learn more about how your car works, visit the Auto IQ section for videos and animated demonstrations.
Awesome Stories takes the stories of history, biographies, movies, religion, and trials and links them to the actual manuscripts, paintings, historical maps, illustrations, data, and graphics that make them come alive for users. Each of the eight channels offers the stories behind the events or people. Users are encouraged to read the stories, examine the primary source material, and draw their own conclusions.
Business Plans HandbookBusiness Source: Main Edition
Thinking of starting a new business? Business Plans Handbook covers a wide range of real life plans for starting nearly 300 enterprises, each plan includes start up expenses, a description of products and services, sales forecasts, growth strategies, financial summaries and marketing tactics. All business plans can be viewed and printed as a web page or PDF document.
contains full text for nearly 2,250 business magazines and journals, and indexing and abstracts for over 2,300 titles. The collection includes general business magazines, scholarly journals and trade periodicals. Full text coverage in Business Source: Main Edition dates back to 1985.
A guide to current writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures and television. Author biographies are included.
Interactive multimedia eBooks with audio narration teach children, teens and their parents how to stay safe on the internet. eBooks titles include:
Avoiding Predators Online, Playing Games Online, Protecting Your Privacy Online, Stopping Cyber bullying, Teens Stopping Cyberbullying and Using Social Networks.
Download audio and eBooks to play on a variety of portable devices or on
your computer. Listen or read books on your computer, transfer to MP3 audio players, iPods, iPhone, and MP3devices.eBooks for Kindle, Nook and other eReaders, tablets and smart phones. You will find best-sellers, self-help, book club favorites and much more.
eBooks by EBSCOhost
Electronic books (eBooks) are available through this link.
eBooks by EBSCOhost are full text searchable and may be downloaded for use up to 7 days. The collection on EBSCOHost is primarily popular non-fiction. Topics include self-help, cookbooks, careers, and reference. Over 50,000 subject based non-fiction books available. (+) more information
Gale Legal Forms- eCard login | video tutorial
Standard legal tasks are easy using Gale Legal Forms. This online resource delivers everything do-it-yourselfers need to take charge of their legal affairs with confidence. Gale Legal Forms offers an easy-to-use, step-by-step approach to addressing basic legal matters.
GED Express - Complete information on getting a GED
Focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with well-researched information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Comprised of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology.
Job & Career Accelerator - Find a Job Create your own login
Provides personalized, step-by-step assistance to conduct a successful job search-- from exploring and matching suitable occupations within over 1,000 occupational profiles to finding available jobs from over 5 million up-to-date listings. It also guides job seekers in creating effective resumes and cover letters, as well as allows them to track the job application process. Additionally, Job & Career Accelerator features over 50 interactive computer skills tutorials to help job seekers get the skills needed for today's job market.
Kids Search provides access to books and encyclopedias, magazine and newspaper articles, and photos and video clips for Kindergarten through grades school students. Kids Search provides elementary school students with an easy-to-use, graphically-appealing interface they can use to search. Lexile limiters (reading level) are included.
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Learning Express Library Create your own login
Whatever your goal, Learning Express Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.
(Library Information Science & Technology Abstracts)
Bibliographic online resource that provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, online information retrieval, information management and more. LISTA indexes more than 600 periodicals plus books, research reports and proceedings. With coverage dating back to the mid-1960s, it is the oldest continuously produced online resource covering the field of information science.
Lycoming County Law Library: A Topical Introduction
no login needed
Provides easy to use guides and help with everyday law issues. You will find guides on bankruptcy, copyright law, court addresses for Pennsylvania, credit reports, custody, debtor creditor issues, divorce, driving suspension living wills, mediation, power of attorney, stalking, what to do if you are arrested and many more.
MasterFILE Main Edition
Provides full text for magazines, trade publications and periodicals covering general interest subject areas including business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Content Includes: Full text for more than 1,350 general reference resources. Full text for more than 350 reference books. Image Collection containing over 910,000 photos, maps & flags
Middle Search Main Edition
Designed specifically with middle school students in mind, this resource provides full text for popular, middle school appropriate magazines, covering a wide array of topics. All full-text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Content Includes: Full text for thousands of biographies and historical essays, primary source documents, image collection of over 910,000 photos, maps and flags.The content in Middle Search: Main Edition is updated on a weekly basis.Built in translation and audio reader to speak the content of articles. This content is found in Searchasaurus and Kids Search.
Access News from Around the World with Newspaper Source Plus…
Providing the latest news from the leading national (U.S.) and international news sources,
Newspaper Source™ Plus contains over 1,000 leading full-text newspapers, providing users with access to millions of full-text articles. The database contains comprehensive full text for
major newspapers, including extensive cover-to-cover full text for many
of the top-tier newspapers.
PA Wilds Collection - Lycoming County Library System
Collection of materials to enable users to explore the Wilds region of Pennsylvania. You'll find a wide variety of materials and resources available.
Primary Search: Main Edition -Written and Created for Kids.
Designed specifically with elementary school students in mind, Primary Search: Main Edition provides access to popular full-text magazines for elementary school research. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), this allows users to read along at their own pace. In addition to magazines, this database provides access to full-text biographies and books, as well as an Image Collection of over 910,000 photos, maps and flags. Primary Search: Main Edition is updated weekly, and contains full-text information dating as far back as 1990. Subjects Include: Science, Health, Math, Writing, Geography, and much more. Note: This content is found in Searchasaurus and Kids Search.
Read the Books: Animated Book Reviews no login needed
Is an online collection of animated, short, fun talking book reviews with links to the books in the library. Book reviews for kids. Book reviews for all kids Preschool to Grade 8.
Need to find a friend ? How about names and addresses of everyone in your neighborhood or street? Reference USA has 210 million records on U.S. households and 14 million records on U.S. businesses. Search records by name, location, size, yellow page heading. Household records updated every 90 days. Don't use old information online, free directories come from old phone books and phone books are only updated once a year.
Searchasaurus provides access to a dictionary, an encyclopedia, magazine articles, and an image library for elementary and middle school students. Lexile limiters (reading level) are included. Complete with erupting volcanoes, dinosaur guide and compass, Searchasaurus is an exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online searching. It is an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages young researchers to enhance and develop basic search skills.
SIRS Discoverer, Discoverer helps students develop their research, writing, language, and computer skills. Only the best, most unique, and most relevant resources are selected for SIRS Discoverer. Now with Science Fair Explorer and Skills Discoverer.
SIRS Discoverer 2 Minute Demo
Quick Start User's Guide
Teacher Reference Center -
Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals. Teacher Reference Center provides many subjects for teachers needs, including:
Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education,
Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics and Teacher Education