Online Databases A - Z


An alphabetical listing of our online databases | Return to Online Database Subjects


A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z


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Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile provides post-secondary 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.       
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Access PA Power Library

Pennsylvania Online World of Electronic Resources, access to 17 of the databases listed here, including Biography Reference Bank, Consumer Health, InfoTrac Newsstand, Readers' Guide Select, and many more!       
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Affordable Care Act

Find information about the Affordable Care Act or visit the Health Insurance Marketplace at HealthCare.gov.       
About ACA | HealthCare.gov

America's Newspapers

Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections. Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.       
Library Access | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card

Ancestry Library

A comprehensive source of information for conducting genealogical and local history research.       
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AP Images

Current and historic photos and graphics from the Associated Press.       
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Auto Repair Source
Auto Repair Source has accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.


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Biography in Context

Comprehensive database of biographical information. Includes full text biographical articles from many popular magazines.       
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BookFlix

Pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction books, offering an engaging way to link fact and fiction, reinforce early reading skills, and introduce children to a world of knowledge and exploration.       
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Books and 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.       
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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.
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Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports is the world’s largest nonprofit product-testing organization and has been helping people find better, safer products for 80+ years. Consumer Reports accepts no outside advertising and no free test samples, and employs shoppers and experts to buy and test the products reviewed. In addition to product ratings and reviews, users will find in-depth advice, tips and trends written by Consumer Reports experts.       
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Contemporary Authors

Biographical and critical articles on current writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures and television.       
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Creativebug

Nurture your creative side with over 1,000 video classes in painting, knitting, crafting, sewing and more!       
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CultureGrams

Contains concise and up-to-date cultural information on the countries of the world. It goes beyond facts and figures to deliver an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people. Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.       
Library Access  | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card

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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.       
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Financial Resources at Mt. Lebanon Public Library

See a complete list of print and electronic business resources offered at the library       
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Flipster

Read popular magazines cover-to-cover on your computer or mobile device.       
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Gale Courses

Gale Courses offers hundreds of courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment. Six-week long courses are taught entirely online by instructors, and new sessions begin every month.
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Gale Legal Forms Library

Download official legal forms, and customize them to suit your needs. GLF offers forms for wills, power of attorney, landlord/tenant, divorce and dissolution, leases, sale of property, employment, and more. GLF provides forms customized to Pennsylvania state law, and includes forms drafted by attorneys for particular legal matters.       
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Gale Presents: Udemy

Gale Presents: Udemy is an online learning platform that provides instruction for adults who want to upskill for a new job, advance in their current profession, or deepen a personal interest. Gale Presents: Udemy connects you to more than 6,000 video-based courses in business, technology, software, and personal development—and nearly 2,000 courses are taught by instructors in their native language (French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish).         
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Gale Virtual Reference Library -ebooks

Includes access to more than 50 reference ebooks; covering 14 different subject areas: literature, history, health, science etc. Includes The College Blue Book and Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans. You may access each title individually or search entire collection at one time.       
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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.       
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GREENR

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.
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Health and Wellness Resource Center

Discover reliable health information through access to full-text articles of nursing and allied health journals, pamphlets, newsletters, periodicals, newspapers, encyclopedias, and more.       
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Heritage Quest Online

Digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records, Genealogy, Local History collections with coverage dating back to the late 1700's. Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.       
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Informe Academico

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.       
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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.       
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JSTOR

Online collection of academic journals covering the arts, science, and business.       
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Kanopy

Stream over 30,000 films from hundreds of popular producers such as The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, and PBS, as well as thousands of independent filmmakers.       
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Kids Search

Graphical interface for kids in grades K - 8. Searches content from Primary Search and Middle Search Plus.       
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LitFinder

International in scope, LitFinder covers all time periods, and contains literature content, including more than 140,000 full-text poems, 840,000 poem citations and excerpts, 7,100 full-text short 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.
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Little Pim

Interactive online language learning program for children. Languages include: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish.       
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Mango Language

An online language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages.       
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MasterFILE Premiere

Contains full text for nearly 2.200 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.
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Middle Search Plus

Full text for a variety of popular middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.       
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Morningstar Investment Research Center

Contains mutual fund and stock ratings and reports, including detailed analyst reports, from Morningstar Inc. Access is limited to six simultaneous users.
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NoveList Plus

Fiction and non-fiction database that helps you find books by subject, read reviews & annotations, get discussion guides and much, much more.
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NoveList K-8 Plus

Information about more than 38,000 fiction and non-fiction titles of interest to students in grades K-8. Full text reviews from professional journals and book talks for selected titles are available in this database. A good resource to expand student reading interest by introducing new authors or additional books in a subject area.
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Opposing Viewpoints In Context

Full text of books that cover both sides of social issues.       
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Database

Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues from 1/1/1990 to current. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections. Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.       
Library Access | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Website

Local news, weather, sports, book reviews, obituaries and more. Includes articles posted on post-gazette.com since 1998. Does not include the entire archives of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.       
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Pittsburgh Tribune Review Database

Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues from 2000 to current. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections. Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.       
Library Access | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card

Pittsburgh Tribune Review Website

Local news, weather, sports, book reviews, obituaries and more. Limited to articles published on the website since 2001. Includes only select articles and content published by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.       
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Primary Search

Contains the full-text for more than 80 of the most popular elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Also, features Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, providing students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids.       
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ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspaper Collection

Historical Black Newspapers is an excellent resource that provides information and perspectives that was excluded or marginalized in mainstream news sources.  These newspapers include articles, obituaries, photos and editorials. Newspapers available through this resource include: Pittsburgh Courier, Philadelphia Tribune, Cleveland Call & Post and others.       
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Reference USA

This database lists 14 million U.S. Businesses, 4 million U.S. New Businesses, and 100 million households of U.S. residents searchable by multiple parameters.       
Library Access  | Remote Access with Mt.Lebanon Library Card

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Salem History

Provides online access to the printed version of Salem Press' history reference works, including the American Decade series 1950s through 1990s, and biographical profiles. Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.       
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Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Small Engine Repair Reference Center (SERRC) provides detailed repair guides for all types of small engines and resources that support routine maintenance and extensive repairs such as engine and transmission disassembly.

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Testing and Education Resource Center

Test Preparation, practice tests, ebooks, and college and career information. Includes test prep for GED, ASVAB, SAT, GRE, NCLEX, PRAXIS, Civil Service, and many more.       
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TrueFLIX

TrueFLIX provides eBooks that are enhanced with related content in a variety of text types and media, including primary sources, fiction, videos, audio clips, images, and related websites.       
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Tutor.com Live Homework Help

Get online help from real tutors every day from 12 pm to 12 am! Live Homework Help offers online tutoring for grades K to 12 and college level students in English, Math, Science and Social Studies. Non-traditional students and adult learners can take advantage of essay writing, skills building, GED prep and other tutoring services designed specifically for adults. To find out how it works, sign up for an account and click their “Check out our FAQs” link.       
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U.S. History In Context

One-stop source for U.S. including primary documents, full-text articles, images, maps and more.       
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World Book Online

An online encyclopedia from the industry leader of award-winning encyclopedias, reference sources, and digital products.       
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World History In Context

One-stop source for world history, including primary documents, full-text articles, images, maps and more.       
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