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Literature | Newspapers, Magazines, & Journals | Nonprofit Information | Streaming Movies

Many online resources are provided through the Bucks County Public Libraries.
Go to their Resources A to Z page for even more web resources.

 

Auto Repair

Auto Repair

Labor times, part numbers, and photographs to help home mechanics keep their cars, jeeps, or trucks in top condition.

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Business & Company Research

Hoover's

Hoover's delivers comprehensive insight & analysis about the companies, industries & people that drive the economy, along with the powerful tools to find & connect to the right people to get business done.

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eBooks & Audiobooks

Axis360

Downloadable eBooks & audiobooks for your computer or mobile device.

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OneClick Digital

Use OneClick Digital to download audiobooks to your computer or mobile device. Enjoy access to many popular titles.

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Overdrive

eBooks & audiobooks for your Nook, Kindle, & other devices. 

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Tumblebooks

Read along or sit back and listen to picture books, easy readers, & chapter books for children. Literacy building games & puzzles & several books in French, Spanish, Chinese, & Russian.

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Employment & Career

Brainfuse

Free online live tutoring for all school subjects & state tests, writing assistance, job coaching, & resume writing. 
Tutors are available Monday - Sunday, 2pm - 11pm.

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Lynda.com

Lynda.com is an online learning company that helps anyone learn software, design, and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals.

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Universal Class

Over 500 continuing education classes are available from computer technology, career training, and test preparation.

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Foreign Languages & ESL

Mango Languages

Learn a foreign language online with Mango Languages. Sign in, create a profile, and keep your progress as you learn. Includes 22 different language courses and 15 ESL courses. Best used at home because you will need a microphone and speakers.

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Genealogy

Ancestry.com

Search family histories through census records and other databases.

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HeritageQuest

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

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Newsbank:
America's
G
enealogy Bank

Quickly find your ancestors in over four centuries of rare documents and records. Search thousands of historical newspapers, books, pamphlets and genealogies. Plus, the complete American State Papers, U.S. Serial Set, Social Security Death Index and more than 23 million obituaries.

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Newsbank:
America's

Obituaries & Death Notices

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

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Legal Forms

LawDepot

Do it yourself legal documents and templates. Choose from documents such as wills, contracts, business forms, and more; can be specific to Pennsylvania.

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Literature

Dear Reader

Newsletters, on-line book clubs, and book news for adults, teens, & children.

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Literature
Criticism Online

Represents a range of modern & historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras, & genres.

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NoveList

A great resource for finding
your next favorite book.

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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. Search for full-text articles from a wide selection of U.S. & foreign newspapers including the Bucks County Courier Times (1966-1977) & the Bucks County Gazette (1873-1915).

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Education Full Text

Provides full text of articles from over 350 journals as far back as 1996, in addition to indexing of more than 770 periodicals dating back to 1983. Subject coverage includes adult education, multicultural/ethnic education, teaching methods and much more.

 

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LexisNexis Academic

LexisNexis Academic gives access to over 6,000 news, business, & legal sources, including all federal and state court cases back to 1789.

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MLA International Bibliography

Offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Contains over 2.3 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series and 1,000 book publishers.

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Newsbank

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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Newsbank: The
Historical
Philadelphia
Inquirer

The Historical Philadelphia Inquirer contains full-text issues spanning June 1834 through December 1844, resuming in July 1860, and continuing through December 1922.

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POWERLibrary

Databases for children and adults. POWERLibrary provides access to thousands of full text periodical articles, a major encyclopedia, photographs, pictures, charts, maps, reference materials, and more.

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Zinio

Use Zinio to read digital magazines on your computer or mobile device. Enjoy access to many popular titles.

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Nonprofit Information

For more information on nonprofits please visit the Nonprofit Resource Center

Foundation
Directory Online
Professional

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

Download a copy of "Tips for Searching Foundation Directory Online Professional"

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Foundation
Grants to
Individuals Online

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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Philanthropy
In/Sight

Philanthropy In/Sight is an interactive mapping tool that combines the Foundation Center's data on grantmakers & their grants with familiar Google maps to tell the story of philanthropy. Choosing from a wide range of customization options, you can quickly create maps that reveal patterns of giving & funding relationships, areas where philanthropy has made an impact, & areas where opportunities exist to fill critical needs.

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Streaming Movies

IndieFlix

This streaming movie service provides unlimited access to award-winning shorts, feature films, and documentaries.

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