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LCCS Library Databases
The following databases are available to LCCS students.
Click on the underlined database name to be directed to the log-in site.
Please check with the librarian for log-in information.
Power Library A wide variety of databases, ebooks and resources are available through Power Library.
eLibrary is the perfect resource for delivering full-text and multimedia reference essentials. The easy-to-use interface makes research easy. Students find the answers they need from more than 2,500 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, and transcripts--plus thousands of maps, pictures, and educator-approved websites from Homework Central®, and top-quality multimedia (audio/video) files.
DISCovering Collection provides in-depth content for Literature, History, Biography, Science and Social Studies. Basic, Intermediate and Advanced content level recommendations help reader choose appropriate content for their abilities.
InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 1,000 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world.
There are 4 options in the World Book Online Suite:
World Book Kids features content and tools developed especially for young students. The site offers simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, multimedia, comparison tools, interactive games and activities.
World Book Student, the redesigned and upgraded version of World Book Online Reference Center, includes the articles of the World Book Encyclopedia, a Biography Center, dictionary, atlas, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor-selected Web sites, correlations to curriculum standards, and much more.
Designed for high school and college students, World Book Advanced is a powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedic, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search.
The redesigned World Book Spanish version (Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos) is the optimal beginner’s Spanish language reference tool. The site offers World Book’s excellent editorial content, rich media, and engaging features in Spanish.
****Use your Lancaster County Library Card to access Power Library and additional databases online. Visit www.lancasterlibraries.org to access the databases using your current library card number.
Recommended Databases through Lancaster Libraries:
SIRS Discoverer is an award-winning database designed with the young researcher in mind. This interactive tool strengthens research, reading, writing and computer skills. Articles and graphics from more than 1,400 U.S. and international magazines, newspapers and U.S. government documents are carefully selected for their educational content, interest and level of readability. (Elementary Level)
AP Images has more than 500,000 current and historical photographs and graphics can be searched by date, place and subject.
OmniFile is a multi-disciplinary full-text database covering Art, Education, Social Science, the Humanities, Business, Science, Current Events, and more.
Readers’ Guide is a full-text database containing indexing, abstracting, and full text of 200 of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and Canada.
Science Full Text is a full-text database covering the sciences.
Information Literacy Classes
Cite the Site
Online News Article:
The Internet: What's the Fuss?
1. Wikipedia: Year-round School
2. PBS NewsHour: Year-Round School Commits to Students from Middle SChool to Last Day of
3. About.com Year-Round Education: Pros and Cons
4. Family Education: Year-Round Schooling
5. The National Association of Year-Round Education
6. Stop Year-Round School
7. The New York Times: “Classes the Year Round Pass the Test for Many”