Learning Express Library

LearningExpress Library offers access to more than 800 online practice tests and interactive skill-building tutorials; more than 240 eBooks; improve workplace skills such as networking, success on the job, and business writing; prepare for professional certification, licensing, and aptitude tests; prepare for college and graduate school admissions tests; prepare for the GED and other high school equivalency exams.

Go to the LearningExpress Library

When creating your "LearningExpress" user account, enter your DCLS library card barcode number as your username. Creating an account with your library card number will allow access to your selections from any location with an Internet connection and a web browser.

Interactive skill-building materials for school and work

 

Gale Educator's Reference Complete

Educator's Reference Complete provides access to 1,100 academic journals and ERIC database reports in the field of education. Its key subject areas include administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing.

Gale Educator's Reference Complete

Gale Informe Academico

Informe Académico supports Spanish-speaking researchers with a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America.

Gale Informe Academico

Gale InfoTrac Student Edition

InfoTrac Newsstand is a full-text newspaper resource that provides more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, plus leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts, and transcripts.

Gale InfoTrac Student Edition

Gale Kids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits provides elementary-aged students with age-appropriate, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics such as animals, arts, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, technology, etc.

Gale Kids InfoBits

research context

Research In Context provides middle school students with language arts, social studies, and science curriculum support through age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, etc.

Gale Research in Context

Power kids logo

Power Kids offers access to the POWER Library resources offered to children, as well as quick links to other POWER Library tools students will find useful.

Go to POWER Kids

trueflix

TrueFLIX is a fun way to learn! This database provides eBooks that are enhanced with a related content in a variety of text types and media–including primary sources, fiction, videos, audio clips, images, and related websites.

Go to Trueflix

Salem Online

Searchable online database of reference titles developed by Salem Press. Online full text content includes Salem's subjects: health, history, literature and science fields. Includes indexes, illustrations, maps, recommended websites and primary documents.

Salem Online

infotrac logo

Guide to current writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures and television. Author biographies are included. Produced by Thompson Gale.

Go to Contemporary Authors

 

 

novelist plus

Contains author and title readalikes, lists, reviews, feature articles, and more. Search by authors, plot lines, series, reading level, etc., and find other books you are sure to enjoy.

Go to NoveList Plus

 

 

Gale books and authors

Powered by Gale's popular What Do I Read Next? series, Books & Authors connects readers from every level of reading proficiency to fiction and non-fiction books that match their interests.

Gale Books & Authors

 

 

kids infobits

Kids InfoBits provides elementary-aged students with age-appropriate, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics such as animals, arts, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, technology, etc.

Gale Kids InfoBits

 

 

litfinder

International in scope, LitFinder covers all time periods, and contains literature content. It also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary.

Gale LitFinder

 

 

research context

Research In Context provides middle school students with language arts, social studies, and science curriculum support through age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, etc.

Gale Research in Context

 

 

Gale Research in Context

Research In Context provides middle school students with language arts, social studies, and science curriculum support through age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, etc.

Gale Research in Context

 

science reference center

Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Includes biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, medicine, life science, physics, technology, more. Provides articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.

Go to Science Reference Center

 

Salem Online

Searchable online database of reference titles developed by Salem Press. Online full text content includes Salem's subjects: health, history, literature and science fields. Includes indexes, illustrations, maps, recommended websites and primary documents.

Salem Online

 

 

 

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.

Go to the AP Images Website

 

salem history

Online full text of Salem History titles: The Decades, Great Events from History, Great Lives from History, and Milestone Documents. Includes indexes, illustrations, maps, and primary documents.

Go to History, Salem Press

National History Day logo

National History Day is non-profit organization based in College Park, Maryland that operates an annual project-based contest for students in grades 6-12 and has affiliates in all fifty states.

Go to the National History Day website

 

InfoTrac Newsstand

InfoTrac Newsstand is a full-text newspaper resource that provides more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, plus leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts, and transcripts.

Gale InfoTrac Newsstand

 

newsbank

Provides full-text access to the Harrisburg Patriot-News from 8/1/1986 to the present, as well as full-text access to some of America’s news magazines, such as Popular Science and Newsweek.

Go to NewsBank

 

Newspapers.com Pennsylvania edition

Provides full runs and portions of runs of many current and older/historic Pennsylvania newspapers, some from as far back as the 1700s up to the 2000s. Enjoy viewing a newspaper as it originally looked, since each page is fully scanned.

Newspapers.com Pennsylvania edition

 

Gale Global Reference on the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources (GREENR)

GREENR focuses on the study of sustainability and the environment. It provides news, background information, video, commentaries, primary source documents and statistics in relevant topic areas such as energy systems, healthcare, food, climate change, population, economic development, etc.

Gale Global Reference on the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources (GREENR)

 

Salem Online

Searchable online database of reference titles developed by Salem Press. Online full text content includes Salem's subjects: health, history, literature and science fields. Includes indexes, illustrations, maps, recommended websites and primary documents.

Salem Online

 

driving tests

Driving-Tests.org is a free resource that provides driver educational resources through the use of practice exams. Practice exams are included for those seeking a license for driving a car, motorcycle, or commercial driving.

Go to Driving-Tests.org

 

Other Websites

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

Class Brain

Wild Plants of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program — local threatened & endangered species and County Inventory Interactive Map 

Schools

Dauphin County Private Schools

The Circle School
Covenant Christian Academy
Harrisburg Adventist School
Harrisburg Academy (located in Cumberland County)
Harrisburg Christian School 
Harrisburg Diocese Schools
Londonderry School
Milton Hershey School
Nativity School of Harrisburg
New Story School
Northern Dauphin Christian School
Vista School
Wordsworth Academy
Yeshiva  Academy (Silver Academy)

 

Dauphin County Private schools without websites:
Amish School in northern Dauphin County, Armstrong Valley Christian School, Berrysburg Christian Academy, Emmanuel Wesleyan Academy, Garden Spot Amish School, Keystone Math and Science Academy, Mahantango School, Matterstown School, North Mountain View Amish School, Pride of the Neighborhood Academies, Rakers Mill School, Rolling Acres School, South Mountain View School, Specktown School, Tree Line Amish School, Windy Knoll School, Zion Academy

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