Online Research (Library Card Needed)

   


Access Pennsylvania Database 
The largest statewide union catalog that includes the holdings of all types of libraries. 

Ancestry.com   Search for genealogy & historical records in stories & publications, as well as photos & maps. In-library access only.
 

Ask Here PA   24/7 reference assistance from librarians who answer questions in “real time” using a chat-based program.

 

Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) -  "The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science...The DPLA offers a single point of access to millions of items—photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more—from libraries, archives, and museums around the United States. Users can browse and search the DPLA’s collections by timeline, map, format, and topic; save items to customized lists; and share their lists with others." --DPLA website.
 

Gale Testing & Education Reference Center with Career Module Resource which provides online practice exams for college entrance, GED, civil service and other educational and vocational tracks. Also, find information about college admissions, scholarship, and financial aid information. This database also includes a Career module, providing a resume builder, career guidance, interview tips, and more!
 

Gale Virtual Reference Library A collection of 15 select reference eBooks which includes subjects such as the Arts, biography, business, education, history, law, literature, medicine, nation and world, religion and science.
 

Heritage Quest Online  Search the U.S. Federal Census (1790-1930), family genealogies and local history articles, Revolutionary War era pension and bounty-land warrant application files, and individuals in Freedman's Bank (1865-1874), founded to serve African Americans


Inventors & Inventions
Online resource which provides in-depth essays on inventors & their inventions from around the world (this resource is also available in print in our Reference section). From home, click on the Remote Access Login tab and enter your library card number (no spaces).

 


Library Catalog  Search the comprehensive index to LML's resources.

Magill's Medical Guide covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and other medical issues, while also addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information for all diseases and disorders. To access from home, click here.

Milestone Documents in American History features full-text primary source documents in along with in depth-analysis (also available in print in our Reference section). To access from home, click here.

Milestone Documents of American Leaders features full-text primary source documents in along with in depth-analysis (also available in print in our Reference section). To access from home, click here.

Milestone Documents in World History features full-text primary source documents in along with in depth-analysis (also available in print in our Reference section). To access from home, click here.

Milestone Documents of World Religions features full-text primary source documents in along with in depth-analysis (also available in print in our Reference section). To access from home, click here.

Morning Call Archives Full archives can also be found at the Allentown Public Library. Using your LML card and a barcode from APL you can now access this database.

 

Morningstar Investment Research Center  "...is the one-stop tool for collecting financial information, getting reliable portfolio analysis, learning about invesment options, and getting the most up-to-date financial news commentary. Morningstar Investment Research Center provides data on over 14,500 stocks, 24,800 mutual funds, 1,500 exchange-traded funds, and 700 closed end funds. It also provides analyst reports on over 3,500 securities, offering in-depth background and analyst opinions on top investments". (Morningstar)  In-library access only.

Oxford Islamic Studies Online  "Oxford Islamic Studies Online features essential articles written, selected, and interpreted by renowned scholars to provide students, scholars, government officials, community groups, and librarians with a more accurate and informed understanding of the Islamic world". Includes over 4,500 articles, primary source documents, thematic guides, timelines and more.

Power Library  Vast collection of online resources in art, music, business, education, health, literature, science and much more! A selection of the POWER Library resources you are accustomed to accessing are again available along with several new, exciting databases. Included in the new resources are:
Readers' Guide Select: A Periodical Resource
InfoTrac Newstand: A Newspaper Resources
ABI/Inform: Business Resources(available soon)
For a complete listing and individual direct links
click here.

Pronunciator   Learn a new language with Pronunciator! You can learn 80 languages (in any of 50 languages) with this service. Over 50 ESL courses are offered as well. Pronunciator is also available on the go! You can download the app for iOS and Android devices. 

Reference USA  Reference service providing detailed information on more than 13 million U.S. businesses, 120 million U.S. households, and almost 700,000 health care providers. Information for Canadian businesses and residents also included.

Zinio for Libraries  Zinio is the world’s largest newsstand, offering multi-user access to popular publications. It offers unlimited simultaneous access to complete digital magazines, which can easily be viewed on most Internet-enabled devices inside or outside of the library. Zinio’s unique technology digitally recreates a magazine page for page, including full color pictures, intuitive navigation, key word article search and interactive elements such as audio and video. Popular magazines such as Good Housekeeping, National Geographic, Newsweek, Esquire and Readers Digest are just a few of the popular titles available.
All you need is a library card in order to take advantage of this great resource! To learn how to set up an account, click here.

                           

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