Online Databases A - Z

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

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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!
Library Access | Remote Access

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.
Library Access  | No Remote Access

AP Images

Current and historic photos and graphics from the Associated Press.
Library Access | Remote Access

Auto Repair Reference Center
Detailed and diagrammed automotive repair and maintenance information covering most
major manufacturers.
Library Access | Remote Access



B

Biography in Context

Comprehensive database of biographical information. Includes full text biographical
articles from many popular magazines.
Library Access  | Remote Access

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.
Library Access  | Remote Access

Brainfuse
Free Online Homework Help! Chat with a live tutor using a virtual classroom , available 7
days a week, 2pm-11pm. Tutoring is available for elementary, middle, and high school,
intro collage, and adult education. 24/7 access to practice tests; SAT, ACT, GED and
more. Subjects include: English, Language Arts, Writing, Math, Science, Social
Studies/History, and Spanish Language. Funded by a generous grant from Eden Hall
Foundation.
Library Access | Remote Access with a Mt.Lebanon Library Card

Business Source Premier
Comprehensive, full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing,
management, MIS, POM, accounting, banking, and finance, including market research
reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.
Library Access | Remote Access

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Career Transitions

Helps you plot a course to a new career through career exploration, interviewing tips,
networking help, resume building, and job searching that incorporates your career,
industry, and location. Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
Library Access | Remote Access with Mt.Lebanon Library Card

Consumer Health Complete

This full-text database covers health topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs &
alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc.
Library Access | Remote Access

Contemporary Authors
Biographical and critical articles on current writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, journalism,
drama, motion pictures and television.
Library Access  | Remote Access

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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Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
Career information on more than 1,200 careers and over 50 industries. Including:
description, job duties, salary range, employment prospects, education and training requirements, job hunting tips, and more. Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
Library Access  | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card

Financial Resources at Mt. Lebanon Public Library
See a complete list of print and electronic business resources offered at the library
Visit this Page

Foundation Directory Online

Provides details on over 98,000 U.S. foundations and corporate donors, 1.7 million
recent grants, and more than 400,000 key decision makers. This resource is only
available while inside the library with a username and password. Funded by Mt. Lebanon
Public Library.
Library Access  -Please see staff at the Reference desk to get logged in. | No Remote Access

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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. Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
Library Access | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card.

GreenFile
This collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles on environmental
issues. Topics include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable
agriculture, renewable energy, and recycling.
Library Access | Remote Access

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Health Reference Center
Provides comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness,
mental health, and the human body. Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
Library Access | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card

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.
Library Access | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card

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I

Indieflix

View award-winning shorts, features, and documentaries from more than 50 countries.
Over 4,500 selections; including film-festival hits from Sundance, Cannes, Tribeca, and
more. Available on Apple, Android, and all Internet-enabled devices. Funded by Mt.
Lebanon Public Library.
Library Access  | Remote Access with Mt.Lebanon Library Card

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Kids Search
Graphical interface for kids in grades K - 8. Searches content from Primary Search and
Middle Search Plus.
Library Access | Remote Access

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L

LearningExpress Library
An interactive online learning tool featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks
related to job search and workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing
exam preparation, college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation,
GED exam preparation, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all
ages. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized
analysis of your results. Tests included, but are not limited to, ACT, SAT, AP, CLEP,
TOEFL, Praxis, Civil Service, Firefighter, EMT, ASVAB, etc. Funded by Mt. Lebanon
Public Library.
Library Access | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card

Legal Forms Library
Fully editable Pennsylvania legal forms, including: divorce, wills & estates, real estate,
landlord tenant, etc. Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
Library Access | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card

Lexis Nexis Library Express

Offers news coverage from regional, national, and international newspapers and
publications, company profiles of over 50 million companies, case law, statutes, court
decisions, and law reviews for legal research. Legal information is only available from
inside the library. Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
Library Access | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library card

LISTA (Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts)

Includes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings.
Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online
information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database
extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
Library Access | Remote Access

Literature Criticism Online - Poetry Criticism
Critical essays and biographical information including an introductory biographical sketch,
an author portrait, a primary bibliography and sources for additional reading. Funded by
Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
Library Access | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card

Literature Resource Center

Author information, literary criticism and plot summaries for authors from every age and
literary discipline.
Library Access | Remote Access



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M

Mango Language

An online language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety
of languages.
Library Access | Remote Access

MasterFILE Complete
Contains full text for nearly 2.200 periodicals covering general reference, business,
health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.
Library Access | Remote Access

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.
Library Access | Remote Access

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.
Library Access | Remote Access

Muzzy
Interactive online language course for children. Learn English (American & British),
French, Italian, German, or Spanish (Latin American & Castilian), Portuguese, Russian,
and Chinese (Mandarin).
Library Access | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card

MyGovernment

Provides key information on how the U.S. Government functions, representative contact
info, and where representatives stand on key issues. Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public
Library.
Library Access | No Remote Access

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Newspaper Source Plus
Provides more than 1,000 full-text newspapers, providing more than 39 million full-text
articles. This database contains comprehensive full text for major newspapers and more
than 1,111,000 TV & radio news transcripts. Updated daily.
Library Access | Remote Access

NoveList
Fiction database that helps you find books by subject, read reviews & annotations, get
discussion guides and much, much more.
Library Access | Remote Access

NoveList K-8
Information about more than 38,000 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 introducting new
authors or additional books in a subject area.
Library Access  | Remote Access

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Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Full text of books that cover both sides of social issues.
Library Access | Remote Access

Oxford Art Online

Encyclopedia of art, architecture & design. Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
Tips and Help
Library Access | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card

Oxford English Dictionary

Definitions of over 500,000 words; offers the etymological analysis and detailed listings
of variant spellings; and traces the usage of words from their first recorded occurrence to
the modern period through 2.5 million quotations. Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public
Library.
Library Access | No Remote Access

Oxford Music Online
Encyclopedia of music of all kinds, especially classical, ethnic, opera and jazz. Funded
by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
Tips and Help
Library AccessRemote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card

Oxford Reference Online
Definitions and translations from over 100 full-text dictionaries on foreign languages, art,
history, literature, science, and more. Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
Library Access | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card

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P

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.
Available to Anyone

Pittsburgh Tribune Review Database
Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current
and archived issues from 1/19/2005 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.
Available to Anyone

Play Index
Find citations to some 31,000 plays published individually or in collections from 1949 to
the present; Search for plays by title, author, subject, keyword or genre; search for plays
by age level or by total cast numbers. Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
Libray Access | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card

Poetry Criticism -Literature Criticism Online
Critical essays and biographical information including an introductory biographical sketch,
an author portrait, a primary bibliography and sources for additional reading. Funded by
Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
Library Access | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card

Price It!

Information on purchasing, selling or collecting art, antiques and collectibles. Funded by
Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
Library Access | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card

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.
Library Access | Remote Access

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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.
Library Access | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card

Science In Context

Magazine & journal articles, reference books, websites and more on science topics from
biology to polymorphism.
Library Access | Remote Access

Science Online
School curriculum-oriented content with essays on topics and issues in science and
technology, including; diagrams, illustrations, images, and video; over 1100 science
experiments and activities; biographies and timelines. Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public
Library.
Library Access | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card

Searchasaurus
Animated, dinosaur-themed search interface for kids in grades K - 8. Searches content
from Primary Search and Middle Search Plus.
Library Access | Remote Access

SIRS Discoverer
Full-text articles and graphics from newspapers and magazines for elementary and
middle school students.
Library Access | Remote Access

Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations.  Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
Library Access  |  Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card



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Teacher Reference Center
Provides abstract information from over 260 of the most popular teacher and
administrator trade journals.
Library Access  | Remote Access

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.
Library Access | Remote Access

TumbleBook Library
A collection of animated, talking picture books. TumbleBooks are created by adding
animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an
electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.
Library Access | Remote Access


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U

Universal Class
Over 500 non-credit continuing education courses for personal enrichment on many
subjects from Accounting to Yoga. Access to your course is available 24/7 via the
Internet. Attend class and do assignments on your own schedule. Each course has a
real instructor who you may communicate with using email. Register and learn something
new today! Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
Library Access | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card

U.S. History In Context
One-stop source for U.S. including primary documents, full-text articles, images, maps
and more.
Library Access | Remote Access


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Websites by Topic - ipl2
Provides a well organized point of access for reliable, trustworthy, librarian-selected websites.
Available to Anyone

World Book Online
An online encyclopedia from the industry leader of award-winning encyclopedias,
reference sources, and digital products. Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
Library Access  | Remote Access with Mt. Lebanon Library Card

World History In Context
One-stop source for world history, including primary documents, full-text articles, images,
maps and more.
Library Access | Remote Access


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Z

Zinio -eMagazines

Choose from more than 300 free digital magazines, including Consumer Reports,
Cosmopolitan, Forbes, Good Housekeeping, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Seventeen and
Us Weekly. Opt in for an email notification when new issues of your selected magazines
are available.
Library Access  | Remote Access


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