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Library Online Subscription Databases to search for information:

  • EBSCOhost--MasterFile Premier and Newpaper Source
  • History Reference Center
  • Newsbank- including Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Access PA (under OPAC/Library Catalogs) to locate and borrow books about your landmark
OPEN A NEW TAB--START AT THE HS LIBRARY HOME PAGE

You can search each database individually from the on ONLINE DATABASES button, SCHOOL or HOME, depending on where you are. If you are home you will need the password (you should now it!) or your Twp. Library Card number (get one!).

Another NEW way to search is our FEDERATED SEARCH ENGINE Webfeat. It will search MANY OF THE Online Databases at one time and give your the results on the right hand side. It will tell you that Masterfile Premier has 3 results and History Reference Center has 2 results, etc. Try it may save you time. BE SURE TO CHECK OFF THE DATABASE categories or individual databases YOU THINK WOULD HAVE INFORMATION--EX. Categories:Social Studies, Newspapers and Magazines before you search.
New! Search multiple databases with one click! Federated Search


FREE WEB SITE OF INTEREST
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
"The PHMC is the official history agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Created in 1945, we are responsible for the collection, conservation, and interpretation of Pennsylvania's historic heritage, which we accomplish through the Pennsylvania State Archives, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Bureau of Historic Sites and Museums, Pennsylvania Trails of History, the Bureau for Historic Preservation, and Bureau of Management Services."

This site can be a valuable gateway to information on your landmark and save you time in your search for information.