Research Links

Great Links for HS Assignments

The Media Center recommends the following resources for L-S HS students:

(Note: to access home access usernames/passwords for databases, visit the High School Library Media Center Schoology group page. All students are enrolled in this group. If for some reason you are not enrolled, you may join at any time.)

Access PA

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Search a statewide database of library materials. If you find an item you would like to borrow, please see a member of the library staff and we will order the item for you through interlibrary loan. This service is free to students!

Academic OneFile

AcademicOneFile Academic OneFile

Provides full-text articles from journals in the areas of the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, literature, and more!
Direct access at school. To use at home, select the Power Library @ Home link.

Academic Search Main Edition

AcademicMainEdition Academic Search Main Edition

Access full-text scholarly journal articles and resources. Subjects covered include biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion and theology, and more!
Direct access at school. To use at home, select the Power Library @ Home link.

AP Newsroom

AP Newsroom

This database captures the greatest events in history and brings them to life with photographs, audio sound bites, graphics and text. Contains more than 12 million photographs dating back to 1826 as well as thousands of audio clips and graphics.
Direct access at school. To use at home, select the Power Library @ Home link.

Chat With a Librarian

Chat With a Librarian

Having trouble with your research outside of school? Chat online with a librarian for assistance!! This free service is available 24/7. This service provides help for answers to your questions, anytime and anywhere you have internet access. Having trouble finding good information for your project? Need live research help? Start a chat.

Contemporary Authors

ContemporaryAuthors Contemporary Authors

This e-resource provides access to biographical information on more than 145,000 of today's most influential authors.
Direct access at school. To use at home, select the Power Library @ Home link.

Culture Grams

Culture Grams

CultureGrams is a searchable database containing concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on more than 200 countries, all 13 Canadian provinces and territories, and each U.S. state. This database provides online resources including a worldwide photo gallery, slideshows, video clips, famous people collection, recipe collection, and more!
Direct access available at school. For home access username/password, visit the Lampeter-Strasburg High School Library Media Center Schoology group page.

Discovery Education

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Discovery Education is a high-quality digital video-on-demand library that provides thousands of full videos, images, clip art, and other resources.
Login via Clever.

Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies

This is the go-to resource for research in environment and sustainability studies. Find news, background information, video, commentaries, primary source documents and statistics in relevant topic areas such as energy systems, healthcare, food, climate change, and more.
Direct access at school. To use at home, select the Power Library @ Home link.

ePoint Plus

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This online resource contains Cavendish Square eBooks on PA Native Americans (for Local History class).
For school and home access username/password, visit the Lampeter-Strasburg High School Library Media Center Schoology group page

Gale in Context: High School

In Context High School Gale in Context: High School

Gale in Context: High School is a multi-disciplinary database that covers a wide variety of topics on all different subject matters. This database contains newspaper, magazine and journal articles as well as articles from reference books and video/audio materials. This is a great place to start for almost any research project!
Direct access at school. For home access password, visit the Lampeter-Strasburg High School Library Media Center Schoology group page.

Gale eBooks

Gale Ebooks Gale eBooks

Gale eBooks (formerly known as Gale Virtual Reference Library-GVRL) provides students access to trustworthy e-books on selected topics. Particularly strong in coverage of language arts and social studies research topics.
Direct access available @ school. For home access password, visit the Lampeter-Strasburg High School Library Media Center Schoology group page.

Gale Power Search

Power Search Gale Power Search

Gale Power Search is a useful tool that searches all of the Gale databases and eBooks that we have at L-S. This can be a great place to find information; however, if your search is more focused, the results can be overwhelming or scattered.
Direct access available @ school. For home access password, visit the Lampeter-Strasburg High School Library Media Center Schoology group page.

General OneFile

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This general-interest periodical resource offering nearly more than 15,000 titles with more than 8,800 in full text. The collection is also supplemented by reference, newspaper, and audio content. A great resources for reliable information on many topics.
Direct access at school. To use at home, select the Power Library @ Home link.

Health & Wellness

Health and Wellness2 Health & Wellness

This database covers all areas of health and wellness. Includes info from health encyclopedias, magazines,
and newspapers. Also includes numerous diagrams, videos, pamphlets and more.
Direct access at school. To use at home, select the Power Library @ Home link.

Infobase eBooks

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Access trustworthy research eBooks. Currently our collection contains eBooks containing literature criticism as well as information on selected authors and their works.
Direct access at school. For home access username/password, visit the Lampeter-Strasburg High School Library Media Center Schoology group page.

One File: High School Edition

One File High School Edition One File: High School Edition

Secondary students have access to age-appropriate content from magazines, journals, newspapers, reference books, and multi-media covering a wide range of subjects, from science, history, and literature to political science, sports, and environmental studies.
Direct access at school. To use at home, select the Power Library @ Home link.

One File: News

OneFile News One File: News

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. News also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts, and transcripts.
Direct access at school. To use at home, select the Power Library @ Home link.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints covers today’s hottest social issues. The database includes pro/con viewpoints, reference articles from newspapers, magazines and books, as well as audio, video, graphics, and more.
Direct access available @ school. For home access password, visit the Lampeter-Strasburg High School Library Media Center Schoology group page.

Power Library @ Home

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Want to use a Power Library database off-campus? No problem! Home access to Power Library is available through the Library System of Lancaster County to library cardholders. Just enter your library barcode number from your library card, and then select Power Library from the list of available resources.
Don't have a public library card? No problem! Just go the the Power Library website and register for online access to the Power Library databases.

Power Library @ School

POWERLibraryLogo Power Library @ School

Power Library provides access to numerous research databases. This is the place to find trustworthy answers to your research questions. Enjoy 24/7 access to newspapers, magazines, journals, historical documents and photos, online databases, and eBooks.

Salem Online

Salem Salem Online

This online resource contains eBooks on topics relating to Health (general medical guide, addictions, psychology), History (Renaissance, 1920s), Social Issues (privacy rights) and Literature (critical insights and essays on selected works and authors studied in L-S Language Arts classes).
Direct access available @ school. For home access password, visit the Lampeter-Strasburg High School Library Media Center Schoology group page.

Science Reference Center

ScienceReferenceCenter Science Reference Center

This database contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other reliable sources. In addition, Science Reference Center includes more than 280,000 high-quality science images.
Direct access at school. To use at home, select the Power Library @ Home link.

World Book Online

WorldBookOnline World Book Online

Access the most up-to-date information from the World Book Online Encyclopedia. This trusted source contains articles, photos, videos and much more!
Tip: try World Book Advanced
Direct access at school. For home access username/password, visit the Lampeter-Strasburg High School Library Media Center Schoology group page.

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