Academic OneFile

Find peer-reviewed, full-text articles from journals in the areas of the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, literature, and more. Undergraduate researchers can expand and refine search results through the Topic Finder, and citation tools are integrated directly into the user’s workflow.

 

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America's News Magazines

Access to twenty-seven magazines.  

This resource is available in the Library and remotely to Abington residents.

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Ancestry.com

This genealogy database provides access to U.S. and some European census data, ship's logs and passenger indexes, vital records and social security death index records, WWI draft registration cards, maps, genealogy reference books, and more. Provided by Montgomery County.

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AP Images

More than 500,000 current and historical photographs and graphics can be searched by date, place and subject. More than 800 photographs are added to the archive daily.

 

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AtoZ World Food

AtoZ World Food is the only food database that contains traditional recipes for 174 countries
of the world in all course categories: appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side
dishes, desserts, and beverages.

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Book SnapShots

Book SnapShots helps you find books and authors by topics and genres. Includes  Reading Olympics. SnapShots can also help you find books and authors that are similar to ones that you find here.  Also try Novelist for additional readers advisory recommendations.  

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BookFlix

Scholastic BookFlix is a new online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.

 

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Booklist Online

Booklist Online is a 100-year-old journal, published by the American Library Association.  Booklist Online is a subscription database created from the journal. The subscription database contains archived reviews and features that are dynamically linked.  The database contains over 120,000 reviews and thousands of features dating back to 1992.

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Books & Authors

Discover fiction and non-fiction books that match your interests! Books and Authors (powered by Gale's popular What Do I Read Next? series) is for readers from every level of reading proficiency and enables users to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics from more than 240,000 titles.

 

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Books, movies and more in a PA library (Access PA Database)

Catalog holdings of almost 3,000 Pennsylvania school, public, academic and special libraries are included in this database. Search by author, title, subject or keyword to locate over 50 million items.

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Business Insights Essentials

Find full-text articles and statistical data about companies and industries for business owners, marketing professionals, investors, and students. Access to over 11,000 journals and more than 8,900 in full-text. Instantly analyze and compare financial and statistical data with interactive charting tools.

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Chat with a librarian

Chat with a Librarian is Pennsylvania’s statewide live chat reference service and is free to all residents of Pennsylvania 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. 

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Consumer Health Complete

CHC is designed to support the information needs of patients and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Content covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

 

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Consumer Reports

This resource offers consumer information on many products, including appliances, electronics and home and garden items.

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Contemporary Authors

Contemporary Authors includes biographies for current writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures and television. Provided by POWER Library.

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CyberSmarts

A unique collection of five interactive eBooks that gives students hands-on experience in navigating the online world in a safe, controlled environment. Titles include Stopping Cyberbullying, Avoiding Predators Online, Protecting Your Privacy Online, Using Social Networks and Playing Games Online. Provided by POWER Library.

 

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Delaware Valley Consumers' Checkbook

Find ratings of local service companies, including auto repair shops, plumbers, veterinarians, banks, doctors, dentists, carpet cleaners, etc. You can read the current issues and find guides to health plans, hospitals and top doctors (rated both by other doctors and by patients).

 

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eBooks on EBSCO Host

eBooks on EBSCO Host has approximately 14,000 electronic books in all subject areas from careers to classics to Cliffs notes. Full text and searchable.  

New EBSCO App

The free EBSCOhost app for iPhones and Android devices allows users to search premium EBSCOhost database content.

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Educator’s Reference Complete

Access over 1,100 academic journals and ERIC database reports in the field of education. Key subject areas include administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing.

 

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Financial Literacy Basics

This new series provides readers with easy-to-understand guidance on how to manage their finances. 

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GALE Virtual Reference Library

Explore encyclopedias and specialized reference sources on a variety of topics from history, government, environment, math, and more!

 

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General OneFile

Explore this general-interest periodical resource offering nearly more than 15,000 titles with more than 8,800 in full text. With millions of articles available in PDF and HTML full-text, the collection is also supplemented by reference, newspaper, and audio content.

 

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GREENR (Environment, Energy, etc.)

Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources (GREENR) offers researchers an interdisciplinary resource for environment and sustainability studies.

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Health and Wellness Resource Center

Discover reliable health information through access to full-text articles of nursing and allied health journals, pamphlets, newsletters, periodicals, newspapers, encyclopedias, and more.

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Informe Academico

Informe Académico proporciona acceso a periódicos y revistas especializadas de lengua española y portuguesa. La base de datos ofrece una amplia gama de contenidos sobre América Latina.

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InfoTrac Newsstand

Browse and read full-text newspapers from more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, plus leading titles from around the world, or search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields. InfoTrac Newsstand also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts, and transcripts.

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InfoTrac Student Edition

Secondary school students will have access to age-appropriate content from magazines, journals, newspapers, reference books, and engaging multi-media covering a wide range of subjects, from science, history, and literature to political science, sports, and environmental studies.

 

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Kids InfoBits

Elementary students in kindergarten through grade five will find age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics such as animals, arts, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, technology, etc. Kids InfoBits includes full-text proprietary content from Blackbirch Press®, U-X-L, KidHaven Press™, and more!

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LearningExpress

Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.

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LitFinder

Discover literature content from more than 150,000 full-text poems, 840,000 poem citations and excerpts, 7,100 full-textshort stories and novels, 3,800 full-text essays published in the 16th-20th centuries, 2,400 full-text speeches, and 1,250 full-text plays. It also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary.

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Magazines from NewsBank

NewsBank offers access to twenty-eight magazines, including The Atlantic, Foreign Affairs and Philadelphia Magazine.  The magazines are available in text-only format.

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Mango Languages

Mango Languages is an online learning tool that teaches conversation skills and culture learning for over 70 different languages. Learn at your own pace from any internet connected computer or a mobile device.

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Merck Manuals

Medical information at your fingertips! Access both the Consumer Version and the Professional Version of the Merck Manuals here.  The Consumer Version offers information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written in everyday language and the Professional Version offers this information written for the health care professional.

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New York Times

Online access is now available at Abington Township Public Library! Access to papers dating from 1851 through 1922 and between 1981 through current day is now possible. Activation is required every 72 hours. To activate your subscription, you’ll need to log in or register first.

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NoveList

NoveList provides access to full text reviews, annotations, publication information, subject headings and more for more than 120,000 works of fiction. In addition, this database can recommend similar titles and authors, provide guides for book discussions and more. This database can search for titles by author, title, series or even by plot descriptions.

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OverDrive - downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks

Get downloadable eBooks and audiobooks free with your library card!

Using a computer? Start at the Overdrive website.

Want to read on a smartphone or tablet? Get the free Libby app.

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PA Photos and Documents

Explore thousands of digitized documents and photographs from unique collections in libraries across Pennsylvania. You’ll be amazed by what you find

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Pennsylvania Job Resources

POWER Library highlights job resources for Pennsylvania job seekers and employers. These PA government-provided resources are designed to help you find a good career, review job openings, and match you with employers. 

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia Inquirer 1981-current.
Full text articles, photos and obituaries.

 

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Philadelphia Inquirer Historical Archive

Access to the historical and current newspaper. This resource is available in the Library and remotely to Abington residents.

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POWER Kids

Get Ready for the New School Year with POWER Kids!

Check out the POWER Library webpage dedicated to serving kids.  Kid-centered eResources, Chat with a Librarian, books, movies and PA Photos and Documents are now presented in a single, kid-friendly interface. 

 

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POWER Library

POWER Library: Pennsylvania's Online World of Electronic Resources.  

Over a dozen databases contained in one location! Newspapers, magazine articles, grade appropriate research, health information and more!

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PowerSearch

Search many of the Gale e-resources available in POWER Library in one place! Find articles and information from Academic OneFile, General OneFile, InfoTrac Newsstand.

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RBdigital - digital magazines

RBdigital (formerly Zinio) offers access to the digital copy of the current issue of magazines.  Patrons can browse the library’s collection of over 100 titles, search for your favorite magazine in full color and check them out!

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RBdigital - downloadable audiobooks and eBooks

Look for the new app to use RBdigital.  It will bring together audiobooks and eBooks in one app.  Note: Your username and password will remain the same.

Welcome to RBdigital, the new e-audiobook service from Abington Township Public Libraries.

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Reference USA

Reference USA provides data for business and consumer research.

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Research in Context

Discover reliable and trusted information on a variety of topics to support middle school student research for government, U.S and world history, geography, literature, sciences, and social issues.

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Roslyn POWER Library eResources

Access to copyrighted materials that are not freely available online including magazines, journals, newspaper articles, reference and medical information, and consumer service information.

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Science Reference Center

Perform research from hundreds of full text science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other reliable sources. View more than 280,000 high-quality science images from sources such as UPI, Getty, NASA, National Geographic and the Nature Picture Library.

 

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TrueFLIX - science and social studies films and help for 3-6 graders

TrueFLIX, Grolier's non-fiction counterpart to BookFLIX, is now available in POWER Library.

This science and social studies resource for 3rd through 6th graders includes a “Resources & Tools” section which offers lesson plans, quizzes, promotional materials and other downloadable resources.   

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TumbleBooks

Your child can watch and listen to a large collection of animated, online story books. There is also a large collection of audio books, including ones in French and Spanish. TumbleBooks also has book related puzzles & games.

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Universal Class

More than 500 courses are available, and all are designed and led by professional instructors in order to build a deeper understanding and mastery of subject the matter. Universal Class includes videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and options for social media interaction with other learners. Patrons may take multiple classes and learn at their own pace.

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Wowbrary

Sign up for weekly emails about Abington Township Public Libraries newest books and movies so you can reserve them quickly.

Learn about upcoming library programs.

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