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ABCmouse

ABCmouse.com helps kids learn to read through phonics, and teaches lessons in math, social studies, art, music, and much more. For kids age 2 to 7.

In library use only.


 

Academic OneFile

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.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.



Access Pennsylvania

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.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.



Ancestry.com

Search 4 billion historical records including: census & voter lists, birth, marriage & death records, military service records, immigration & travel, land ownership, maps, photographs and public member family trees. If you are just getting started, you can find instruction and webinars to help you.

In library use only.



AP Images

View the greatest events in world history with photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics, for over 185 years. Over 3,000 photos/images/sound bites/graphics added daily, including audio and visual snapshots.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.



Ask Here PA

Ask questions on any topic 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Chat online now with a real librarian.



BookFlix

Watch videos and read books about Animals and Nature, Earth and Sky, People and Places, ABC’s and 1, 2, 3’s, Family and Community, Music and Rhyme, Adventure, and more. Enjoy read aloud with words highlighting and interactive games. Some films and books are available in Spanish too!

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.



Booklist Online

Contains over 120,000 reviews of books and electronic media. Book reviews date back to 1992. Features such as recommended reading lists, read-alikes, and readers’ blogs make it a useful tool for people searching for the perfect book.


 

Books & Authors

Discover fiction and non-fiction books that match your interests! Books and Authors (powered by Gale’s popular What Do I Read Next? series) is for readers from every level of reading proficiency and enables users to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics from more than 240,000 titles.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.



Britannica Library

Encyclopedia content for all ages plus multimedia, timelines, world atlas, country comparison, quotations, and primary sources.

In library use AND remote access with CTLS library card


 

Business Insights: Essentials

Find full-text articles and statistical data about companies and industries for business owners, marketing professionals, investors, and students. Access to over 11,000 journals and more than 8,900 in full-text. Instantly analyze and compare financial and statistical data with interactive charting tools. Find thousands of detailed financial reports, more than 2,500 custom business glossary terms, 1,000 SWOT reports, over 17,400 company histories, over 460,000 detailed company profiles, and much more.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.



Consumer Health Complete

Find your health information needs while discovering 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.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.



Consumer Reports

Find ratings and recommendations on thousands of products and services including cars, electronics, home & garden, and babies and kids products.

CTLS library card required.


 

Contemporary Authors

Discover biographical and bibliographical information on more than 145,000 of today’s most influential authors.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.



CyberSmarts

Learn how to be a safe, responsible, and smart citizen with these eBooks that teach you how to avoid predators, play games safely online, protect your privacy, and use social networks.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.



Ebsco eBooks

Select from over 16,000 eBooks from the world’s leading publishers across all major subject areas. Perform full-text searches of a single eBook, search thousands of volumes simultaneously, browse topic categories, or read eBooks directly online.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.


 

Educator’s Reference Complete

Access over 1,100 academic journals and ERIC database reports in the field of education. Key subject areas include administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.


 

GALE Virtual Reference Library

Explore encyclopedias and specialized reference sources on a variety topics from history, government, environment, math, and more!

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.


 

General OneFile

Explore this general-interest periodical resource offering nearly more than 15,000 titles with more than 8,800 in full text. With millions of articles available in PDF and HTML full-text, the collection is also supplemented by reference, newspaper, and audio content.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.


 

GREENR (Environment, Energy, etc.)

Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources (GREENR) offers researchers an interdisciplinary resource for environment and sustainability studies. GREENR provides news, background information, video, commentaries, primary source documents and statistics in relevant topic areas such as energy systems, healthcare, food, climate change, population, and economic development.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.


 

Informe Academico

Informe Académico proporciona acceso a periódicos y revistas especializadas de lengua española y portuguesa. La base de datos ofrece una amplia gama de contenidos sobre América Latina.
Informe Académico supports Spanish-speaking researchers with a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America. Use the Topic Finder—a visual search tool—to discover new facets of a topic, or use the Readspeaker text-to-speech tool that allows text to be read aloud.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.


Library card required.


 

InfoTrac Newsstand

Browse and read full-text newspapers from more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, plus leading titles from around the world, or search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields. InfoTrac Newsstand also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts, and transcripts.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.


Library card required.


 

InfoTrac Student Edition

Secondary school students will have access to age-appropriate content from magazines, journals, newspapers, reference books, and engaging multi-media covering a wide range of subjects, from science, history, and literature to political science, sports, and environmental studies.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.


 

Kids InfoBits

Elementary students in kindergarten through grade five will find age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics such as animals, arts, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, technology, etc. Kids InfoBits includes full-text proprietary content from Blackbirch Press®, U-X-L, KidHaven Press™, and more! Content is continuously updated and provides interesting and important facts with connections to current and past events.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.



Learning Express Library

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. Includes test prep for everything from SAT to Nursing.


 

LitFinder

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.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.



Mango Languages

Learn one of 65 languages or English as a Second Language (ESL). Mango includes a translation feature that lets you translate English into one of the 65 languages or vice versa. If you’re using a mobile device, you can download the free app.



NoveList Plus

Reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for all ages. NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations. It is a comprehensive source of information about books and audiobooks that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

CTLS library card required.



OverDrive

Over 15,000 eBooks and 6,300 eAudio books for your mobile devices. Download the app to use on a tablet computer or smart phone.

Library card required.


 

Power Search

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.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.



RBdigital

“The World’s Largest Newstand” Over 100 magazine titles available for downloading to computers, tablets and smart phones! No waiting and no limited loan periods.

Library card required.



ReferenceUSA

Do market research on any of the 14 million US businesses listed. You can find location maps, business demographics, management directories, company news, stock data, business expenditures, historical data, UCC filings, nearby businesses, competitors report, brands and products. You can also search for people in the US Standard White pages of 89 million people by name and state or city.

Library card required.


 

Research in Context

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.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.



Science Reference Center

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.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.



TrueFLIX

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.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.



TumbleBooks

Your child can watch and listen to a large collection of animated, online story books. There is also a large collection of audio books, including ones in French and Spanish. Tumblebooks also has book related puzzles & games.



ValueLine

From the latest data, sophisticated tools and proven ranks to expert analysis and guidance, Value Line gives you the power to evaluate investments with confidence. Make smarter, more profitable decisions with Value Line.

CTLS library card required.



Wowbrary

Sign up for weekly emails about CTLS’s newest books and movies so you can reserve them quickly.


 

ABCmouse

ABCmouse.com helps kids learn to read through phonics, and teaches lessons in math, social studies, art, music, and much more. For kids age 2 to 7.

In library use only.



Access Pennsylvania

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.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.



Ancestry.com

Search 4 billion historical records including: census & voter lists, birth, marriage & death records, military service records, immigration & travel, land ownership, maps, photographs and public member family trees. If you are just getting started, you can find instruction and webinars to help you.

In library use only.



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.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.



Ask Here PA

Ask questions on any topic 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Chat online now with a real librarian.



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.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.



Booklist Online

Contains over 120,000 reviews of books and electronic media. Book reviews date back to 1992. Features such as recommended reading lists, read-alikes, and readers’ blogs make it a useful tool for people searching for the perfect book.



Britannica Library

Encyclopedia content for all ages plus multimedia, timelines, world atlas, country comparison, quotations, and primary sources.

In library use AND remote access with CTLS library card



Consumer Health Complete

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.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.



Consumer Reports

Find ratings and recommendations on thousands of products and services including cars, electronics, home & garden, and babies and kids products.

CTLS library card required.



Contemporary Authors Online

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

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.



CyberSmarts

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.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.



Ebsco eBooks

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

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.





Learning Express Library

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. Includes test prep for everything from SAT to Nursing.



Mango Languages

Learn one of 65 languages or English as a Second Language (ESL). Mango includes a translation feature that lets you translate English into one of the 65 languages or vice versa. If you’re using a mobile device, you can download the free app.




NoveList Plus

Reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for all ages. NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations. It is a comprehensive source of information about books and audiobooks that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

CTLS library card required.



OverDrive

Over 15,000 eBooks and 6,300 eAudio books for your mobile devices. Download the app to use on a tablet computer or smart phone.

Library card required.




RBdigital

“The World’s Largest Newstand” Over 100 magazine titles available for downloading to computers, tablets and smart phones! No waiting and no limited loan periods.

Library card required.



ReferenceUSA

Do market research on any of the 14 million US businesses listed. You can find location maps, business demographics, management directories, company news, stock data, business expenditures, historical data, UCC filings, nearby businesses, competitors report, brands and products. You can also search for people in the US Standard White pages of 89 million people by name and state or city.

Library card required.



Science Reference Center

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.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.




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.

A POWER LIBRARY resource.

Library card required.



TumbleBooks

Your child can watch and listen to a large collection of animated, online story books. There is also a large collection of audio books, including ones in French and Spanish. Tumblebooks also has book related puzzles & games.



ValueLine

From the latest data, sophisticated tools and proven ranks to expert analysis and guidance, Value Line gives you the power to evaluate investments with confidence. Make smarter, more profitable decisions with Value Line.

CTLS library card required.




Wowbrary

Sign up for weekly emails about CTLS’s newest books and movies so you can reserve them quickly.


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215 S. Keswick Avenue

Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038

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