Online high school and college resources

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Do you have high school and college kids at home, doing online coursework? The word “homework” has taken on a whole new meaning! Here are some great resources from our databases to help them get their work done:

LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE:

  • Contemporary Authors – database of more than 135,000 modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, prominent print and broadcast journalists, editors, photojournalists, syndicated cartoonists and screenwriters.
  • LitFinder (POWER Library) – literature content from full-text poems, poem citations and excerpts, full-text short stories and novels, essays, speeches, and plays. Plus biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary.
  • Mango Languages – the fast, easy, and most effective way to learn to speak a foreign language.

NEWS & HISTORICAL RESEARCH:

SUBJECT RESEARCH:

  • Explora – subject overviews, full text magazine articles, images and AP clips on wide variety of subjects.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library (POWER Library) – a collection of reference titles in the arts, biography, business, education, environment, general reference, history, literature, medicine, nation and world, science, and the social sciences.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library (Chester County Library) – a collection of reference titles in the arts, biography, business, education, environment, general reference, history, literature, medicine, nation and world, science, and the social sciences. Includes Business Plans Handbook Series (volumes 1-35).
  • General OneFile (POWER Library) – general-interest periodical resource. Millions of articles available in PDF and HTML full-text, supplemented by reference, newspaper, and audio content.
  • GreenFILE (POWER Library) – information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.
  • MasterFile Premier – subject overviews, full text magazine articles, an image collection and AP clips.
  • ONEFILE: High School Edition (POWER Library) – information from magazines, journals, newspapers, reference books, and engaging multi-media covering science, history, and literature, political science, sports, and environmental studies.
  • Informe Académico – supports Spanish-speaking researchers with full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America.

SCIENCE RESEARCH:

  • IN CONTEXT: Environmental Studies (POWER Library) – Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources for environment and sustainability studies, materials and resources on energy systems, healthcare, food, climate change, population and economic development.
  • Science Reference Center (POWER Library) – full text science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other reliable sources. More than 280,000 high-quality science images.

Looking for something else? Click here for a full list of our databases by subject.