Find answers to your questions -- from medical information to homework help -- using our online databases. Instead of searching the Internet being unsure about the source of the information, use The Library's resources to get accurate information quickly and easily.
Newsbank provides full-text access to the Harrisburg Patriot-News from 8/1/1986-present as well as many other Pennsylvania newspapers. We’ve also added America's News, that contains news content added daily from nearly 2,700 full-text news sources nationwide.
Access to over 800 online practice tests and interactive skill-building tutorials and over 240 eBooks. Improve workplace skills such as networking, success on the job, and business writing; prepare for professional certification, licensing, and aptitude tests; prepare for college and graduate school admissions tests; and prepare for the GED and other high school equivalency exams.
One of the largest genealogy databases of its kind in the world. Includes billions of historical documents from more than 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources.
Offers proprietary stock and mutual fund analysis, screening tools and portfolio-building features to library patrons. Note: Access to this resource is limited to 5 concurrent users (both on-site and remote access) from our greater library service area at a time. If you are denied access, please try again later. Morningstar Investment Research Center is provided through funding to Dauphin County Library System as the Capital Area Library District. Access is shared between all 22 libraries in Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry counties.
Simultaneously search a variety of EBSCO databases. Contains millions of articles, abstracts, and indexes for over 3,000 publications.
Find residential and business phone numbers and addresses, plus company profiles. The Business database includes address, phone number, size, lines of business, and executive or contact for each firm. The Residential database covers 120 million households.
More than 500,000 current and historical photographs and graphics. Can be searched by date, place and subject. New photographs are added to the archive daily.
Driving-Tests.org is a free resource that provides driver educational resources through the use of practice exams. Practice exams are included for those seeking a license for driving a car, motorcycle, or commercial driving.
Newspapers.com Pennsylvania edition
Provides full runs and portions of runs of many current and older/historic Pennsylvania newspapers, some from as far back as the 1700s up to the 2000s. Enjoy viewing a newspaper as it originally looked, since each page is fully scanned.
Find your next great read! Search by authors and titles you like, track series, read reviews and more.
Consumer Health Complete
National Library of Medicine’s online guide to health information. Contains extensive information about diseases, drugs and supplements, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive tutorials, the latest health news, and surgery videos.
Guide to current writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures and television. Author biographies are included. Produced by Thompson Gale.
Searchable online database of reference titles developed by Salem Press. Online full text content includes Salem's subjects: health, history, literature and science fields. Includes indexes, illustrations, maps, recommended websites and primary documents.
Power Kids offers access to the POWER Library resources offered to children, as well as quick links to other POWER Library tools students will find useful.
Provides easy-to-understand access to health, health care, and medical information. Resources include medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles. Provided by POWER Library, produced by EBSCO
Science Reference Center
Offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects. Topics covered include climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Provided by POWER Library, produced by EBSCO.
Omnigraphics Health Reference Series Online
This product provides authoritative health resources that are easy to use and easy to understand. This online series contains the complete text of the print sourcebooks found in our library. Current titles cover topics on medical tests and dental care.
TrueFLIX is a fun way to learn! This database 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.
Gale Academic OneFile
Academic OneFile provides postsecondary students with peer-reviewed, full-text articles from journals in the areas of the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and more.
Gale Books & Authors
Powered by Gale's popular What Do I Read Next? series, Books & Authors connects readers from every level of reading proficiency to fiction and non-fiction books that match their interests.
Gale Business Insights: Essentials
Business Insights: Essentials offers information, full-text articles, and statistical data about companies and industries for business owners, marketing professionals, investors, and students.
Gale Educator's Reference Complete
Educator's Reference Complete provides access to 1,100 academic journals and ERIC database reports in the field of education. Its key subject areas include administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing.
Gale General OneFile
General OneFile is a general interest periodical resource, offering more than 8,000 titles. With millions of articles available in PDF and HTML full-text, the collection is also supplemented by reference, newspaper, and audio content.
GREENR focuses on the study of sustainability and the environment. It provides news, background information, video, commentaries, primary source documents and statistics in relevant topic areas such as energy systems, healthcare, food, climate change, population, economic development, etc.
Gale Informe Académico
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.
Gale InfoTrac Student Edition
InfoTrac Student Edition is designed for middle- and high-school students and provides access to age-appropriate, authoritative digital content for classroom assignments. Learners can research magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference books covering a wide range of subjects, from science, history, and literature to political science, sports, and environmental studies.
Gale Kids InfoBits
Kids InfoBits provides elementary-aged students with age-appropriate, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics such as animals, arts, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, technology, etc.
International in scope, LitFinder covers all time periods, and contains literature content. It also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary.
Gale Research in Context
Research In Context provides middle school students with language arts, social studies, and science curriculum support through age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, etc.
Gale InfoTrac Newsstand
InfoTrac Newsstand is a full-text newspaper resource that provides more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, plus leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts, and transcripts.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Explore encyclopedias and specialized reference sources on a variety of topics from history, government, environment, math, and more!