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Do Your Research

There are lots of online resources you can use to get information for school projects and homework. Here are some ideas for ways to use them...

Are you looking for a book?

Check an online catalog!
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Do you need to find out the meaning of a word?

Check an online dictionary!
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Do you need a photograph or image for a paper or report?

Use the AccuNet/AP Photo Archives!   Return To The Top


Do you need to find a newspaper or magazine article online?

Try using SIRS Discoverer or Searchasaurus!
  • Use the Access PA POWER Library to access SIRS Discoverer or Searchasaurus from the library or from home with a library card.
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Are you looking for general information about a topic?

Try using an article from an online encyclopedia! SIRS Discoverer, Searchasaurus, and SIRS Discoverer Deluxe all let you search encyclopedia articles online.
  • Use the Access PA POWER Library to access SIRS Discoverer, Searchasaurus, or SIRS Discoverer Deluxe from the library or from home with a library card.
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Do you need information about a particular animal?

Try using the Encyclopedia of Animals in Searchasaurus!
  • Use the Access PA POWER Library to access Searchasaurus from the library or from home with a library card. Once you enter Searchasaurus, click on the Encyclopedia of Animals.
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Are you having troubles with homework?

Live Homework Help by Tutor.com   CLICK for Live Online Homework Help
every day from 3 pm to 10 pm.
Live Homework Help offers online tutoring for 4th grade and up in English, Math, Science and Social Studies.

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Haven't found what you need?

Be sure to Ask a Children's Librarian for more help!


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