Access PA Database       

 

View the holdings of more than 2,600 Pennsylvania libraries and 43 million books, audiobooks, movies, reference materials, and more. Via POWER Library

Academic Search Main Edition

A full-text 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. In this 60-minute training session, the trainer will cover basic and advanced searching, printing, saving and e-mailing results, the My EBSCOhost folder, search alerts, and more.  Via POWER Library

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. Via POWER Library

Ask Here PA      

Chat online with a real librarian -- one-to-one in real-time -- for help with any topic or information need. Ask Here PA is supported by funds administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Bureau of Library Development.

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. Via POWER Library

Business Source Main Edition   

This scholarly business e-resource provides full-text of over 700 magazines and journals and indexing and abstracting for over 2,000. The collection, dating back to 1985, ranges from general business magazines to scholarly journals and trade periodicals. Via POWER Library

Catalog

Search for materials, check availability, and place holds on items from all libraries that are part of the York County Library System. Via York County Libraries

Comics Plus

Stream comics to your PC, tablet or phone! With over 10,000 titles including Naruto, Bleach, Archie, and many more, there is something for every comic book fan. Comics are always available – no holds or lines! Via York County Libraries

Consumer Health Complete

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. Via POWER Library

Contemporary Authors

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

Cyber Smarts

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. Via POWER Library

Driving Test

In partnership with Driving-Tests.org, York County Libraries are proud to offer FREE Pennsylvania Driver Permit practice tests. Both automobile and motorcycle practice tests, along with Driver Handbooks are available. Test your knowledge on questions similar to the official DOT tests.  Via York County Libraries

eBooks on EBSCOhost

This e-resource provides access to 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. Additionally, you may download selected eBooks to portable devices. Via POWER Library

EBSCOhost

This e-resource provides a single location from which to search the Access PA EBSCO e-resources. Via POWER Library

Elementary Student Research

Use this fun, easy-to-use resource that's powered by EBSCO Explore 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. Via POWER Library

Foundation Center

The Funding Information Center features ‘in-house-use' only databases for nonprofits and individuals seeking grants.  These databases by the Foundation Center contain profiles for 108,000 grant makers with their contact & application information. Email Ann at afunk@yorklibraries.org for more details or an orientation.

GCFLearnFree.com

Whether you are new to the computer, returning for review or just want to gain more 21st century skills, our free computer tutorials can help. From Computer Basics to Microsoft Office to Apple, we have a wide range of free technology tutorials to choose from. Via Goodwill Community Foundation

GreenFILE

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

Hoopla Digital

Hoopla gives you access to thousands of popular music albums, audiobooks, movies and television shows from major record companies, publishers and Hollywood studios.  Titles are instantly available for streaming or temporary downloading to your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Via York County Libraries

ILL

Place requests for materials the library does not own. A service brought to you free of charge. The online form for ILL is at the top of this page. Via York County Libraries

Khan Academy

With over 3,100 videos on everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice, the Khan Academy are on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace. Via Khan Academy

Kids Catalog

A kid-friendly way to search for children's materials, check availability, and place holds on items from all libraries that are part of the York County Library System. Via York County Libraries

Learning Express

Offers practice tests, exercises, and skill-building courses. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you. Other tests include elementary, middle, and high school math, reading, and writing skills; college prep tests (ACT, SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, and AP); TOEFL; CLEP; Graduate School Entrance Exams; GED; Civil Service exams; the U.S. Citizenship test; and more! Via York County Libraries

LISTA

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. Via POWER Library

MasterFILE Main Edition

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. Via POWER Library

Medline Plus

Trusted health information including: Drug and Supplement information, videos and tutorials, and medical encyclopedias on a wide variety of health-related topics. Via NIH

Middle School Student Research

Use this fun, easy-to-use resource that's powered by EBSCO Explore 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. Via POWER Library

Middle Search Main

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. Via POWER Library

Newspaper Source Plus

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

Overdrive

OverDrive offers you thousands of downloadable books and audiobooks from the bestselling to the authors and series you love.  Titles are available to place on hold or download immediately to your smartphone, tablet, Kindle, computer, or other device. Via York County Libraries

PA Job Resources

POWER Library highlights job resources for Pennsylvania job seekers and employers. These PA government provided resources are designed to help you find a good career, review job openings, and match you with employers. Via POWER Library

Penn State Extension

The PSU Cooperative Extension in York County provides access to the resources and expertise of the Pennsylvania State University by delivering unbiased, research-based information. Via PSU

POWER Library

The gateway for all of the resources, ebooks, and databases offered by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to libraries in Pennsylvania. Via Office of Commonwealth Libraries

Primary Search Main

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

Proctoring Services

Proctoring is available at many of the York County libraries. You may contact your local library to see if this is offered. 

Public Library Search

Use this fun, easy-to-use resource that's powered by EBSCO Explore 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. Via POWER Library

Resume Help at Martin Library

Martin Library offers resume and cover letter writing help on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.  For more information contact Information Services: 717.849.6927

Rocket Languages

Members can use Rocket Languages to get a jump on a variety of foreign languages.  Interactive lessons complete with videos, audio, voice playback, and quizzes will help members begin to understand the basics of each language.  Perfect for those getting ready to travel to a foreign country.  Languages include:  Arabic, French, Korean, Spanish, Hindi, Japanese, ASL, Chinese, German, Italian, and Portuguese.  Also included are Spanish to English and Chinese to English. Via York County Libraries

Science Reference Center

A comprehensive 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. During this session, the trainer will focus on the key features and functionality of Science Reference Center as well as review several searching options. Via POWER Library

SIRS Discoverer

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

Teacher Reference Center

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

Tech Guru

The Tech Guru is available to help patrons who are puzzled by their electronic gadgets such as eReaders, tablets, smart phones, and computers. Bring your own device to learn more about it. The Tech Guru makes monthly visits to every library so help is nearby.  Via York County Library System

TrueFlix

The only online resource that leverages the award-winning True Books content to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st Century skills through the inquiry process.  Via York County Library System

Wowbrary

Receive free weekly emails about new items added to our collection.  By getting the early scoop on our new releases you'll be able to place a hold to read them sooner! Wowbrary does not sell, rent or lease its user lists to third parties.

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