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The Library of Congress is offering a free archive of online-only news, The General News on the Internet, is a free archive of online-only news sites collected from the web.  The Library of Congress began a new online-only News Archive.  Learn more.   ...

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POWER Teens Website Now Available for Comment Designed with middle school teens in mind, POWER Teens is a mobile-friendly website featuring the POWER resources for teen users. Based on the feedback from the library community, the POWER Teens site does not promote grade levels or...

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  I’m pleased to announce that the Pennsylvania Public Library Accounting Manual (2018, PDF) has been revised and updated.  An Office of Commonwealth Libraries’ (OCL) team, led by Library Advisor Diana Megdad, along with Certified Public Accountants at McKonly & Asbury,...

POWER Library Portal Maintenance Notice On Friday, June 22, beginning at 11 PM, the POWER Library Portal (powerlibrary.org) will be unavailable due to system maintenance.  The Portal is expected to be available again by 6 AM on Saturday, June 23.  We apologize in advance for any...

Introducing loc.gov: Orientation and Research Strategies Learn about resources at the Library of Congress! When:  Wednesday, May 16, 11:00 am – 12:00 noon EDT Registration: Please register via Eventbrite.* The Library of Congress is the nation’s oldest federal cultural...

The National Network Library of Medicine shares a list of FREE tools and links they use to make sure their online content is accessible and functional, in order to comply with Section 508.    Access the tools and learn more about Section 508. ...

The list of e-resources available in POWER Library now includes High School Student Research.  High School Student Research is an EBSCO Explora interface that searches the following: Academic Search Main Edition MasterFile Main Edition Business Source Main Edition Middle Search...

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New online resources will be available soon to all Pennsylvanians who have a public library card.  In January, 2016, Academic Main Search and Science Reference Center will be added to the numerous e-resources currently offered through POWER Library in response to students’ need...

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The Library of Congress is celebrating its 10 millionth page of Chronicling America, their free, online searchable database of historical U.S. newspapers.  See what and who you can find! Tell your patrons about it! Related Link: Digitized Pennsylvania newspapers ...

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