Academic Search Main Edition is a full-text POWER Library database that provides access to nearly 1900 academic journals, including nearly 1300 that are peer-reviewed. Subjects covered include biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion and theology and others. Read more ›
Ancestry® Library Edition is one of the most important genealogical collections available today. It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia and other areas of the world! Licensed for use inside the physical library buildings only. Read more ›
AP Images offers photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics capturing the greatest events in world history. 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. Read more ›
BarPrepHero.com is a free resource to assist US law students and graduates preparing to take their MBE exam. The practice tests are based on the previous Multistate Bar Examination questions written by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE®).
PreK-3rd grade children will enjoy classic video storybooks paired with related nonfiction eBooks.
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This scholarly business POWER Library e-resource provides the complete text for over 2,200 magazines and journals as well as indexes and abstracts for over 2,300 titles. Read more ›
The Child and Family Learning Network resource area of the eXtension.org website provides high quality, practical, online educational resources and webinars focused on child and family well-being. Read more ›
Choice Magazine Listening provides audio recordings of memorable articles, stories, interviews, essays and poems from outstanding current magazines, completely free of charge, to blind, visually impaired, physically disabled or dyslexic adults.
CNA.plus is designed to help US learners pass their Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) test. The site provides free Certified Nursing Assistant Practice Tests practice tests that simulate the official exam. All test questions are based on the 2016 National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP), which is the written test that most states use.
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. Read more ›
Biographical and bibliographical information on more than 145,000 of today’s most influential authors. Read more ›
Grades 3-6 learn to be safe online.
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Take free practice Pennsylvania driver’s permit tests online.
Early Learning GPS is an interactive online tool where parents answer up to 10 questions for great tips and reliable resources on helping their child learn and grow. Create free maps for each of your children to follow their milestones, save fun activities that will help them learn and grow, and compare child care programs. All information is from reliable sources like Pennsylvania’s Office of Child Development and Early Learning.
The Families, Food, and Fitness resource area of the eXtension website provides access to resources, information, and webinars designed to promote good family health.
From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers 125 tutorials, including more than 1,100 lessons, videos, and interactives, completely free. A program of the Goodwill Community Foundation® and Goodwill Industries of Eastern NC, Inc.® (GIENC®), all GCFLearnFree.org® even offers some instructor-supported online classes that are accredited by the International Association of Continuing Education and Technology (IACET). You can earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) free of charge for these instructor-supported classes.
This comprehensive POWER Library e-resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Read more ›
The Health Insurance and You section of the Penn State Extension website helps consumers understand health care provisions and initiatives established by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and how to buy health insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Use High School Student Research 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.
With High School Student Research, you can…
- Search for articles, news and more using a single search box
- Browse popular topics by category to get research ideas
- Read Topic Overviews to gain the background information you need to start your research
- Limit results to articles that match your reading level
- Hear HTML articles read aloud with EBSCO’s Text-to-Speech feature
- Save articles and searches to your own personal folder for easy retrieval
- Use EBSCO’s citation tool to properly cite sources in your research
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Household Products Database (HPD) contains over 14,000 products. Read more ›
LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more. Click on LearningExpress Library logo and create an account to get started. When asked for your institution, select Somerset County Library and Conemaugh Township Branch.
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This POWER Library e-resource indexes more than 700 journals in library science & technology plus books, research reports and proceedings. Read more ›
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends. Read more ›
myStrength™ offers a range of resources to improve mental health and overall well-being: personalized eLearning programs to help overcome depression, anxiety, or substance use disorders supported by simple tools, weekly exercises, and daily inspiration in a safe and confidential environment. Read more ›
The Network Literacy resource area of the eXtension website provides access to resources, information, and webinars designed to help people become comfortable and proficient with a variety of tools to use in interactive online environments.
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.
Sign up to get excerpts from books in your email. Discuss what you are reading with others in an online forum. Read more ›
POWER Library highlights two job resources for Pennsylvania job seekers and employers. Read more ›
Science Reference Center is a comprehensive POWER Library research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. It contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Read more ›
Storyline Online has a collection of videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books aloud. Activity guides provide information about book authors and the actors reading each book and suggest activities related to the book.
This POWER Library e-resource for teachers provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals. Read more ›
Sign up to get excerpts from books in your email. Discuss what you’re reading with other teens in an online forum. Read more ›
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.
TumbleBookLibrary Premium is a collection of fiction, non-fiction and foreign language TumbleBooks, Math Stories, Read-Alongs, National Geographic Videos, TumbleTV, and Tumble Puzzles & Games. Read more ›
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.