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 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, educator-approved websites from Homework Central®, and top-quality multimedia (audio/video) files.     

Username:  lccslib

Password:  lions



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.

Password:  lions



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.

Password:  lions











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.

Log-in information for all 4 World Book sites:

Username:  lccs

Password:  lions
























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:

Power Library



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.


 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

100% 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

100% full-text database covering the sciences.


Cite your Site!!

Research Topic 1

Black Bears

Online news article:   http://articles.cnn.com/2011-10-03/us/us_pennsylvania-bear-attack_1_attacks-couple-family-dog-pennsylvania-game-commission-spokesman?_s=PM:US


Professional site:  http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/black-bear/


General Website:  http://www.bear.org/website/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=168&Itemid=38



Research Topic 2

Mount Rainier

Online news article:  http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2015453613_rainier29m.html


Professional site:  http://www.nps.gov/mora/naturescience/index.htm


General Website:  http://www.nationalparks.org/discover-parks/?fa=viewPark&pid=MORA



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Databases available at LCCS:





DISCovering Collection



InfoTrac Newstand



Science Online (AKA Facts on File)



World Book Online Student



World Book Online Kids



Power Library through Lancaster Public Library



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Information Literacy Classess

Websites for Evaluation


1.  http://www.pa.msu.edu/sci_theatre/ask_st/021898.html


2.  http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com


3.  http://homepages.udayton.edu/~aherndaw/rurhist.htm


4.  www.coolmath.com


5.  http://www.mankato-mn.gov/


6.  www.about.com


7.  http://www.buydehydratedwater.com/


8.  www.history.com


9.  http://home.inreach.com/kumbach/velcro.html


10.  www.webmd.com


11.  http://www.thedogisland.com/


12.  www.exploratorium.edu


13.  http://www.stephenswork.com/funkyshoes/index.html


14.  www.weather.com


15.  http://www.golfcross.com/


16.  http://www.mayoclinic.com/


17.  http://manhattanairport.org/


18.  www.nutrition.gov


19.  http://www.molossia.org/countryeng.html


20.  http://www.rottentomatoes.com/


21.  http://www.cimms.ou.edu/~doswell/Conference_papers/SELS96/WoO.html


22.  https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/