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POWER LIBRARY Provided to you by the Pennsylvania State Library: Power Library is the online portal to all that Pennsylvania libraries offer. This is the place to find trustworthy answers to questions about healthcare, consumer purchases, personal finances, and much more. Enjoy free 24/7 access to newspapers, magazines, journals, historical documents and photos, online databases, and eBooks. Research a subject. Learn about your family history. Locate a title, Explore career options. It's all here at POWER Library.
On-line Subscription Databases The following on-line subscription databases, accessible via the internet, can be entered from workstations outside of the library provided you have a valid County library card ID number that is in good standing. Please contact Youngsville Public Library if you do not have a valid County library card or if you are experiencing difficulty gaining access to a site. The subscriptions for the following informational tools have been purchased by the Warren Public Library, however any warren-county resident, who owns a valid, county library card that is in good standing (i.e. no fines/overdue items) may access these databases. To gain access, click on the word in blue font and have your library card ID number available.
AUTOMOBILES: AutoMate Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, AutoMate delivers trusted, reliable information on more than 38,000 domestic and imported cars, light trucks, vans and SUVs, making it a valuable resource for vehicle owners, auto service companies and auto enthusiasts.
CRAFT CENTER: Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center provides comprehensive full text content for many of the most popular hobbies, crafts and recreation activities today. Including full text for more than 500 magazines and books, as well as access to videos and hobby reports, this database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby-enthusiast, men, women and children. Subject areas include arts & crafts; collecting; games & electronics; model building; home & leisure; needlework; outdoors & nature; and scrapbooking & papercraft. The database also features extensive information on over 140 topics. Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center provides full text including patterns and diagrams from the leading hobby and craft magazines.
EDUCATION: Testing and Education Reference Center Current exclusive information on approximately 4,000 acccredited colleges and universities, available scholarships and financial aid; eBooks on test preparation; preparatory online entrance tests and study aids, and more. Tuition Funding Sources Tuition Funding Sources is a private non-commercial website designed to help students find scholarships and college and career information. TFS offers students the largest scholarship database in the world with over $41 Billion in scholarship awards along with a career personality test and detailed college and career information.
FINANCIAL / INVESTING Financial Ratings Series Online Financial Ratings Series Online combines the strength of Weiss Ratings and The Street Ratings to offer a single source for financial strength ratings and financial planning tools covering Banks, Insurers, Mutual Funds and Stocks. This database provides accurate, independent information you need to make informed decisions about financial planning. Morningstar Investment Research Center Morningstar Reports are now online in-house and remotely using your library card number as your password. Morningstar Investment Research Center is a one-stop tool for collecting financial information, getting reliable portfolio analysis, learning about investment options, and reading up on the most up-to-date financial news commentary. With comprehensive data and analysis on over 41,000 investments See Also:Investing for the Long Run A free guide with strategies and solutions to help you shape up your personal finances. http://library.morningstar.com/mkt/investing_for_the_long_run.pdf
GENEALOGY: HeritageQuest Online access to the complete set of US Federal Census Records from 1790 to 1930, over 25,000 family and local histories, over 1.6 million genealogy and local history articles, and selected records from Revolutionary War Era Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files. To gain access to the HeritageQuest, you must have a current library card and insure your browser is configured to accept cookies. If you are a valid card holder and are having trouble with remote access, click here for troubleshooting help.
LEGAL: Nuwav Legal DocumentsNEW REFERENCE E-SOURCE The goal at NUWAV Legal Documents is to provide documents that meet the needs of the everyday Citizen. Easily compose documents in categories like Business, Contracts, Landlord/Tenant disputes, Divorce and much, much more. The Divorce Interview feature guides you step by step through the process, saving gigantic amounts of time and treasure.
LITERATURE & READING: Bloom's Literary Reference Online This literary databases examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature browsable by nationality, type of writing, or time periods ranging from ancient to modern. It includes overviews, synopses, analyses, and literary criticism on thousands of works from poetry to plays...browsable by genre and time period or alphabetically. It features definitions of literary terms, as well as in-depth articles on literary movements, literary groups, magazines and newspapers, and historical events that help place literature in context.
NoveList Plusis the premiere database of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more. NoveList K-8 Plus is a database about books specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.
Salem Literature Online Salem provides access to a growing number of reference works in its renowned literary content both in traditional, printed form and online combined in a single purchase. Both uses are included in all Salem Literature reference. MAPS: AtoZ Maps Online is the world's largest database of royalty-free, downloadable maps for academic and business (non-commercial) use. No other online resource offers so many maps in so many categories.
NEWSPAPERS: Newspapers.com: Search for obituaries, marriage announcements, birth announcements, social pages, local sports action, advertisements, news articles, and more in our large newspaper archive. Access is limited to the Pennsylvania Collection.
NewspaperARCHIVE.com: NewspaperARCHIVE, an online database that provides searchable access to more than 300 hundred years of local historical newspapers dating back to the 17th century. Every part of every page is searchable, including valuable local articles, advertisements, editorials, classified ads, and obituaries. The full collection of NewspaperARCHIVE Library Edition contains more than 130 million digitized pages of content from over 6,000 newspapers throughout North America, the UK, and other select countries worldwide. Attention: This database is available ONLY within the Library. No remote access.
TELEPHONE & ADDRESS DIRECTORIES: AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists AtoZdatabases is the Premier Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business & executive profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!
Reference USA A comprehensive directory of U.S. individuals that can be searched in a number of useful ways. It is also a detailed listing of 10.5 million businesses with the ability to search by company name, type of business, geography, business size and more.
UNITED STATES & WORLD INFORMATION: AtoZ Maps Online is the world's largest database of royalty-free, downloadable maps for academic and business (non-commercial) use. No other online resource offers so many maps in so many categories.
AtoZ World Foodis the world's largest database of global food culture & recipes. With thousands of international recipes, hundreds of fascinating culture and ingredient articles, and essential culinary resources, AtoZ World Food brings international cuisines to you, from Albanian byrek to Zimbabwean matemba!
AtoZ World Travel is a comprehensive travel guide providing practical information for experiencing the world and all its wonders, for travelers and students alike.
AtoZ The USA is a database that offers detailed information on the state bird, mammal, tree, reptile, mineral, flower, stone, song, insect, gemstone, fossil, and fish for 50 states plus five territories and the District of Columbia.
Global Road Warrior is a world class e-content database offering country by country information on 175 nations and territories. Topics for each country include society and culture, travel essentials, business culture, communications and more. Global Road Warrior also promotes cross-cultural understanding through comparative studies. Business people engaged in international trade, students researching country reports or patrons planning international travel will all find what they need within this site.