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Animal Reports

Oxford Reference
This resource provides access to 221 reference titles - everything from Art to Zoology. It includes: 47 timelines, 775+ maps of countries, states and cities plus the flags of the world.

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Arts

Oxford Reference
This resource provides access to 221 reference titles - everything from Art to Zoology. It includes: 47 timelines, 775+ maps of countries, states and cities plus the flags of the world.


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Author Reports

Contemporary Authors
Guide to current authors in popular fields, based on the print set Contemporary Authors.


Literature Resource Center
Biographies and critical analyses of authors from all time periods and all genres.
 
Oxford Reference
This resource provides access to 221 reference titles - everything from Art to Zoology. It includes: 47 timelines, 775+ maps of countries, states and cities plus the flags of the world.

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Biographies

Biography in Context
Full text of many well-respected biography reference sets and periodical articles.

 
Oxford Reference
This resource provides access to 221 reference titles - everything from Art to Zoology. It includes: 47 timelines, 775+ maps of countries, states and cities plus the flags of the world.

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Book Reviews

Contemporary Authors
Guide to current authors in popular fields, bases on the print set Contemporary Authors.


Literature Resource Center
Biographies and critical analyses of authors from all time periods and all genres.
Full text of the Phildaelphia Inquirer from February 1997 to the present is available through EBSCOhost's Newspaper Source Plus. Use the publication list or search for keywords with Philadelphia Inquirer in the Publication field.Full text articles, photos and obituaries.
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Books & Literature

Contemporary Authors
Guide to current authors in popular fields, based on the print set Contemporary Authors.

 
Full text books in a variety of fields.
 
 
Literature Resource Center
Biographies and critical analyses of authors from all time periods and all genres.
User guide

  

NextReads
Sign up to receive book suggestions via email in up to 20 different areas.
 
Oxford Reference
This resource provides access to 221 reference titles - everything from Art to Zoology. It includes: 47 timelines, 775+ maps of countries, states and cities plus the flags of the world.
 
Integrated catalog of 3,000 Pennsylvania school, public, academic and special libraries.
 
 

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Business

General business magazines, scholarly journals and trade periodicals.  Full text starts in 1985.
 

OneSource Global Business Browser
Information on international companies, international industry reports and market research; information on large American corporations, as well.
 
Oxford Reference
This resource provides access to 221 reference titles - everything from Art to Zoology. It includes: 47 timelines, 775+ maps of countries, states and cities plus the flags of the world.

ReferenceUSA Business Databases
ReferenceUSA Video Tutorials for Job Seekers, Small Business Owners, and Entrepreneurs.
Watch videos on ReferenceUSA's various modules to better understand how to use the search features and produce a strategic at home, on-the-go, or at the Library.  These videos are a part of ReferenceUSA's YouTube channel.

 
ReferenceUSA: U.S. Businesses 
Search more than 24 million private and public businesses for information on competition, business demographics, and target markets.
User guide
 
Use this database of over 203 million U.S consumers for market research or to locate friends and relatives.
 
U.S. New Businesses
50,000 new businesses added weekly; identify local business trends and build client base.
  
 

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Cars

Auto Repair Reference Center
Repair procedures, service bulletins and wiring diagrams for cars, vans, SUVs and trucks from 1954 to 2010.
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Chester County

ChescoPIN (In Library Use Only)
Chester County public real estate, court and will records.
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Daily Local News Index (In Library Use Only)
Index to major stories from 1985 to 2005.
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Refer Web
Health and human services available in Chester County.

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Children's Resources

AP Images
Current and historical photographs.
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How to deal with important online safety issues.
 
Articles from magazines and newspapers, dictionary, Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia, images, history and science, non-fiction books.
 
Full text magazine articles, biographies and historical essays, primary source documents, images, maps and flags.
 
Full text magazines for elementary school students, biographies and books, images, maps and flags.
 
Articles from children's magazines and pamphlets, EBSCO Animals and the Funk and Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia, non-fiction books.
 

SIRS Discoverer (Elementary and Middle School Students)
Full-text articles and images for students from national and international newspapers, magazines and government documents.


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Company Research

General business magazines, scholarly journals and trade periodicals. Full text starts in 1985.

 

OneSource Global Business Browser
Information on international companies, international industry reports and market research; information on large American corporations, as well.
 

Reference USA
Lists 14 million private and public companies.
User guide

 

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Computer Skills

Learning Express Library
Interactive tutorial courses on Microsoft Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word, Windows and Mac operating systems.
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Current Events

AP Images
Current and historical photographs.
User guide
 
 
New York Times (In Library Use Only)
Includes articles from the New York Times from 1981 to the present, and an archive from 1851-1922.
User Guide


Philadelphia Inquirer Feb 1997-current
Full text of the Phildaelphia Inquirer from February 1997 to the present is available through EBSCOhost's Newspaper Source Plus. Use the publication list or search for keywords with Philadelphia Inquirer in the Publication field.Full text articles, photos and obituaries.


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Education

Learning Express Library
Tests, exercises and skill building courses for elementary through college students, GED preparation, computer skills, preparation for many standardized tests and U.S. citizenship.

Abstracts of journals, books, reports and proceedings in library science.
 
Mango Languages
Mango is the fast, easy, and most effective way to learn to speak a foreign language.
 

Teacher Reference Center
Indexing and abstracts for 260 journals and magazines for teachers and administrators.

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Environment

GreenFILE
Information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment.


Oxford Reference
This resource provides access to 221 reference titles - everything from Art to Zoology. It includes: 47 timelines, 775+ maps of countries, states and cities plus the flags of the world.

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Genealogy  

Ancestry /Library Edition (In Library Use Only)
Genealogical database, including census records.
User guide


HeritageQuest - In Library Use
HeritageQuest - Remote Use
Genealogy and local history resources including periodical articles.
User guide
 
 
 

Philadelphia Inquirer Feb 1997-current
Full text of the Phildaelphia Inquirer from February 1997 to the present is available through EBSCOhost's Newspaper Source Plus. Use the publication list or search for keywords with Philadelphia Inquirer in the Publication field.Full text articles, photos and obituaries.

 

Philadelphia Inquirer Historical Archive (1829-1922)
Full text articles, photos and obituaries.
User guide

 

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Grants

Includes basic profiles of nearly 90,000 U.S. foundations. Users can search by name, EIN, and location. Profiles include a foundation's background, purpose and activities statement, program area(s), fields of interest, financial data, and 990-PFs. For more advanced search options, such as program and interest field searches, visit the Chester County Library, Exton, to use Foundation Directory Online Professional

 
Foundation Directory Online Professional
(In-library use at Chester County Library only. Please see the reference desk for log-in assistance.)
A premier grantseeking research tool. Includes over 108,000 U.S. foundations and corporate donors, over three million recent grants, and over half a million key decision makers. Updated weekly.
  
Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
(In-library use at Chester County Library only. Please see the reference desk for log-in assistance.)
Find funders that provide scholarships, fellowships, grants, and a wide range of financial support to individuals.
 
Foundation Maps
(In-library use at Chester County Library only. Please see the reference desk for log-in assistance.)
The Foundation Center's interactive mapping tool. Display grantmaker, grant recipient, and grants data using maps, charts, and lists.
 
(In-library use at Chester County Library only. Please see the reference desk for log-in assistance.)
Updated, online version of the Directory of Pennsylvania Foundations. Search by foundation name, county, city, zip code, major interest codes, total grants, contact person, and additional criteria. Search results include summary of recently-awarded grants, contact information, application guidelines, financial information, and more.
  
 

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Health & Medicine

Consumer Health Complete
Information about health and wellness.
 
Oxford Reference
This resource provides access to 221 reference titles - everything from Art to Zoology. It includes: 47 timelines, 775+ maps of countries, states and cities plus the flags of the world.
 
ReferWeb
Health and human services available in Chester County.
 
U.S. Healthcare
855,000 records of doctors and dentists, all of which have been phone-verified.

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Historical Events & Times

In the First Person
Index to letters, diaries, oral histories and personal narratives on the web.
 
New York Times (In Library Use Only)
Includes articles from the New York Times from 1981 to the present, and an archive from 1851-1922.
User Guide
 
Oxford Reference
This resource provides access to 221 reference titles - everything from Art to Zoology. It includes: 47 timelines, 775+ maps of countries, states and cities plus the flags of the world.


Philadelphia Inquirer Historical Archive (1829-1922)
Full text articles, photos and obituaries.
User guide


 


Industry Information

General business magazines, scholarly journals and trade periodicals. Full text starts in 1985.
 
Information on international companies, international industry reports and market research; information on large American corporations, as well.
 
 


Investment Information

OneSource Global Business Browser
Information on international companies, international industry reports and market research; information on large American corporations, as well.

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Job & Career Skills

Learning Express Library
Job search, resumes, interviews, business writing and preparation for licensing exams.
User guide

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List of Companies

Reference USA
Lists 14 million private and public companies.
User guide


OneSource Global Business Browser
Information on international companies, international industry reports and market research; information on large American corporations, as well.

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Magazine & Journal Articles

Biography in Context
Full text of many well-respected biography reference sets and periodical articles.

User Guide

 

 
General business magazines, scholarly journals and trade periodicals.  Full text starts in 1985.   
 
Information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment.
 
(LISTA) Abstracts of journals, books, reports and proceedingsin library science.
 
Literature Resource Center
Biographies and critical analyses of authors from all time periods and all genres.
 
Full text articles from general interest magazines and trade publications.  Photos, maps and flags.
 
 
OmniFile Mega see MasterFile Main Edition
 
 
OmniFile Select see MasterFile Main Edition
 
OneSource Global Business Browser
Information on international companies, international industry reports and market research; information on large American corporations, as well.
 
Indexing and abstracts for 260 journals and magazines for teachers and administrators.
 

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Newspaper Articles

 
Full text for 40+ US and international newspapers.  Selected full text for 330 US regional newspapers.
 
New York Times (In Library Use Only)
Includes articles from the New York Times from 1981 to the present, and an archive from 1851-1922.
User Guide
  

Philadelphia Inquirer Historical Archive (1829-1922)
Full text articles, photos and obituaries.
User guide


Philadelphia Inquirer Feb 1997-current
Full text of the Phildaelphia Inquirer from February 1997 to the present is available through EBSCOhost's Newspaper Source Plus. Use the publication list or search for keywords with Philadelphia Inquirer in the Publication field.Full text articles, photos and obituaries.

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Personal Finance

Gale Virtual Reference Library – Everyday Finance: Economics, Personal Money Management and Entrepreneurship -Basic information about economics, personal finance and starting a business.

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Photographs

AP Images
Current and historical photographs.
User guide

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Science & Technology

GreenFILE
Information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.
 
Oxford Reference
This resource provides access to 221 reference titles - everything from Art to Zoology. It includes: 47 timelines, 775+ maps of countries, states and cities plus the flags of the world.
 

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Small Business

Reference USA
Lists 14 million private and public companies.
User guide
 
Use this database of over 203 million U.S consumers for market research or to locate friends and relatives.
 
Use this database of over 89 million U.S. resident for market research or to locate friends and relatives.
 
 

 

Test Guides

Learning Express Library
GED, ACT, AP, CLEP, CUNY, PSAT/NMSQT, SAT, THEA, TOEFL iBT, U.S. citizenship and licensing exams.
User guide

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World

Oxford Reference
This resource provides access to 221 reference titles - everything from Art to Zoology. It includes: 47 timelines, 775+ maps of countries, states and cities plus the flags of the world.

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Writing Skills

Learning Express Library
Writing skills for elementary through college students, business writing and skill building for adults.
User guide

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