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Business and Financial | Children & Teens | eBooks & Audiobooks | Employment & Career |  Genealogy | Legal | Literature | Newspapers, Magazines, & Journals | Nonprofit Information | Streaming Music & Movies

Many online resources are provided through the Bucks County Public Libraries.
Go to their e-Library page for even more web resources.

 

Business and Financial

Morningstar

Comprehensive financial information on stocks, funds, ETF’s, and more.

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Gale Business: Plan Builder

Offers an engaging, step-by-step guided experience complete with the information and tools needed to move through the entire five essential steps of business planning.

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Children & Teens

Offers access to photos, documents, writings of people and places and Chat with a Librarian for elementary school aged children.

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Provides online resources including full-text research e-resources, collections of photographs and documents, the statewide catalog of materials held in libraries throughout Pennsylvania, and Chat with a Librarian.

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eBooks & Audiobooks

CloudLibrary

Offers eBooks and Audiobooks for children, teens and adults.

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Hoopla

Borrow free video, music, eBooks and audiobooks with your library card.

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Employment & Career

BrainFuse

Live online tutoring.

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JobNow

Online live help for job seekers with resumes, interviews, and job applications. Live online coaching is available every day from 2pm to 11pm.

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Learning Express

Achieve your educational and career goals with tutorials, skill practice sets, test preparation, and eBooks.

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Lynda.com from Linkedin

Access to a library of over 14,000 courses.

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Genealogy

Ancestry.com

Census and other historical records.

Please note: Access to this resource has been temporarily expanded to library cardholders working remotely, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry.

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HertiageQuest Online

Census data, name catalogs, Revolutionary War records, & more.

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America's Genealogy Bank

Quickly find your ancestors in over four centuries of rare documents and records. 

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America's Obituaries & Death Notices

A searchable archive of obituaries drawn from U.S. newspapers

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Legal

Gale LegalForms

Take the law into your own hands and create accurate, reliable legal documents with no hassle with Gale LegalForms. It offers Pennsylvania-specific “attorney forms” – officially approved forms actually used by law firms. 

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Literature

NoveList

Search tool for finding new and recommended books for adults, teens, and children.

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Select Reads

Get news about new titles in our collection, suggested genre reads, and book recommendations on subjects and topics you’ve selected for yourself.

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Newspapers, Magazines, & Journals

Access Newspaper Archive

Contains tens of millions of searchable newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700's, including the Bristol Courier Times (1925-1965) & the Bucks County Gazette (1873-1926).

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America's Historical Newspapers

The Historical Philadelphia Inquirer contains full-text issues spanning June 1829 through December 1922.

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America's News

Full-text articles from the Philadelphia Inquirer (1981-present), the Bucks County Courier Times (Nov. 2002-present), & the Intelligencer (Nov. 2002-present) as well as other American newspapers.

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Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports tests, rates, and reviews thousands of consumer products and services.

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Flipster

Access leading digital magazines on your mobile device with this digital magazine newsstand from EBSCO.

 

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NYT: In Library Only

Direct access to real-time news and archives dating back to 1851.


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NYT: Home Use

Direct access to real-time news and archives dating back to 1851.

Each session will expire after 24 hours.

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Power Library Network Databases

Sponsored by the Pennsylvania state library, a comprehensive collection of research databases.

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Nonprofit Information

For more information on nonprofits please visit the Nonprofit Resource Center

Foundation Directory Online

Provides the most comprehensive & accurate information on U.S. grantmakers & their funding activities.

FDO Quick Start Guide

FDO Definitions & Search Terms List

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Foundation Directory Online: Individual Grants

An online database containing detailed records of nearly 10,000 foundation & public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, & other individual grantseekers.

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Streaming Music & Movies

Hoopla

Borrow free video, music, eBooks and audiobooks with your library card.

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Overdrive and Hoopla are funded by Bucks County Free Library.

The following resources are funded by Bucks County Free Library through the support of the Hamilton G. Disbrow Trust: Brainfuse, Consumer Reports, Lynda.com, Morningstar, NewsBank, and The New York Times.

 

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