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POWER Library

Resources: Premium Subscription

The premium subscription online resources found here gives you immediate and unlimited access to thousands of magazines, books, car repair manuals, health information, full text articles, newspapers, photographs, charts, maps,  pictures and much more.

How do I use the Online Resources?

All you need is an internet connection and your Library Card.  Simply login in using the code PL7094 + the first 4 numbers on your library card. You can also come to the library and use them without a library card.

Where can I get more help, if I am still having problems?

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Featured Premium Resources

Browse hundreds of best-seller audio books to download and listen on your computer. Transfer them to a portable device, like an iPod or MP3 player and some titles can burn onto a CD for your listening pleasure anywhere, anytime. Try it, it's easy! It's free! This resource is provided by the North Central Library District.

What is available on POWER Library?

(Resources listed alphabetically below)

ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry
Is a source researchers rely on for major trade and industry news. It includes in-depth coverage of companies, products, executives, trends, and other topics for more than 1,250 publications, with over 1,140 in full-text provided by ProQuest search. With ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry, users can study and compare specific trades and industries, including telecommunications, computing, transportation, construction, petrochemicals, and many others.

Access Pennsylvania
Catalog holdings of almost 3,000 Pennsylvania school, public, academic and special libraries are included in this online resource. Search by author, title, subject or keyword to locate over 44 million items.

AP Images
More than a million current and historical photographs and graphics can be searched by date, place and subject. More than 800 photographs are added to the archive daily. Also contains newspaper text and audio files.

Ask Here PA
Want a professional librarian to find your answer?  We're here to help you get answers to your questions, any time and anywhere you have internet access. Unlike other "expert" sites on the web, there is no charge to use our free service. We'll be doing what libraries have always done best; quickly getting you the accurate, unbiased information you need. Available 24/7.

Auto Repair Reference Center
Find auto repair and service information for most car models starting in 1954. Factory drawings and step-by-step photographs. Technical service bulletins and recall information. Wiring diagrams for easy viewing printing. Specifications, maintenance schedules and "Care & Repair Tips" with a complete troubleshooting section. Estimate repair costs before visiting the mechanic. Learn more about how your car works, visit the Auto IQ section for videos and animated demonstrations.

Contemporary Authors
A guide to current writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry,journalism, drama, motion pictures and television. Biographies of these authors are included.

Focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with well-researched information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Comprised of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology.

Health & Wellness Resource Center
Got a health question?  Welcome to the Health & Wellness Resource Center — a rich, comprehensive resource. It offers 24/7 access to thousands of full-text medical journals, magazines, newspapers, reference works, multimedia and much more. With easy-to-find answers. Health & Wellness Resource Center is the first-stop resource for consumers of all ages and skill sets. From medical students to the merely curious, Health & Wellness Resource Center leads you to the medical information solutions you're looking for — quickly and accurately!

InfoTrac Newsstand
Provides millions of full-text articles from more than 1,400 newspapers, including Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Christian Science Monitor, The Financial Times (London), The New York Times, The Times (London), USA Today and many others. Ability to search by specific newspaper section to deliver more precise results. Comprehensive coverage of current events, including national, global and regional perspectives, as well as first-hand accounts of historical events. Listen to articles read using built in player or download MP3 files to listen to on mobile devices.

LISTA (Library Information Science & Technology Abstracts)
Bibliographic online resource that provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, online information retrieval, information management and more. LISTA indexes more than 600 periodicals plus books, research reports and proceedings. With coverage dating back to the mid-1960s, it is the oldest continuously produced online resource covering the field of information science.

Electronic books (eBooks) are available through this link. EbscoHost eBooks are full text searchable and available for use on personal computers in online formats.

OmniFile Mega
Provides magazines with full text articles, page images, article abstracts, and citations from thousands of sources. Articles from nearly 4,000 publications and article abstracts and indexing from 3,500 publications +.  Covers Education, General Science, Humanites, Social Sciences and Business.

OmniFile Select
Provides a 100% full-text articles from more than 2,500 publications. It is a multidisciplinary and includes: Art , Applied Science & Technology, Biological & Agricultural Index, Education, General Science, Humanities, Index to Legal Periodicals & Books, Library Literature & Information Science, Readers' Guide, Social Sciences, and Business.

Readers' Guide Select
Provides 100% full-text for the most popular general-interest magazines published in the United States and Canada. Subjects Covered include: African-Americans, Aging, Astronomy, Automobiles, Biography, Business, Children, Computers, Consumer Education, Current Events, Education, Environment, Fashion, Film, Fine Arts, Food, Foreign Affairs, Health, History, Hobbies, Home, Journalism, Leisure Activities, Medicine, Music, News, Nutrition, Photography, Politics, Religion, Science, Sports, Television.

Science Full Text Select
Provides full text content from 320 journals with full text articles, indexing and abstracts. Subjects Covered: Applied Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry,Computer Databases & Software, Construction,Energy Resources & Research, Environmental Science, Fishery Sciences, Food Science, Forestry, Genetics, Horticulture, Immunology, Marine Biology, Microbiology, Nutrition, Paleontology, Physiology, Plant Pathology, Soil Science, Veterinary Medicine, Wildlife, Zoology.

SIRS Discoverer 2 Minute Demo 

Quick Start User's Guide

SIRS Discoverer, an award-winning general reference resource for learners and researchers in grades 1-9, makes learning fun and intuitive. Discoverer helps students develop their research, writing, language, and computer skills. Only the best, most unique, and most relevant resources are selected for SIRS Discoverer. Now with Science Fair Explorer and Skills Discoverer.


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