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Library users may access the following databases from computer workstations located at the Horsham Township Library.


Many of these same databases can be accessed "remotely," that is, from a computer at your home, school or office. When using remote access, you will be asked to type in your library card's 14-digit barcode number to validate you as a user covered by the terms of the applicable subscription contract. To connect to the database, click on its icon.

Database access provided by the Horsham Township Library.

Auto Repair Reference Center from EBSCO
Auto Repair ReferenceCenter
The Auto Repair Reference Center from EBSCO Information Services  contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added to the product on a regular basis. All of the content in ARRC has been created by ASE certified technicians.
Morningstar
Morningstar
(out of library)
Morningstar
(in library)

Morningstar Investment Research Center: an on-line investment research tool providing analysts’ independent opinions on 1,700 stocks, 2,200 mutual funds, and 300 exchange rated funds. Morningstar lets users build and test portfolio ideas online, and provides financial education through its Investing Classroom.

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ScienceFlix
For use outside the library, click here.
ScienceFlix: combines curriculum-driven, leveled content, interactive features and intuitive navigation into a single, highly-engaging digital resource for children that are 10 to 16 years old.
EbscoHost magazine index
EbscoHost
EbscoHost: a suite of periodical index databases that contain citations and full-text articles in magazines, newspapers and documents of interest to students of all ages, business people, teachers, and general readers.

EBSCO Legal Reference Center
EBSCO Legal Information Reference Center contains more than 220 full-text publications (many from the Nolo Press series of consumer oriented legal guides) and thousands of legal forms you can use to create and print documents such as rental agreements, wills, personnel forms and more.


Zinio
digital
magazines

Zinio is a collection of over 100 downloadable magazines you can read via the browser on your computer or using an App on your portable digital device. To use Zinio, click the Zinio icon to link to the Zinio website and create a new account. Follow the directions in the  Zinio for Libraries - Library Collection and Check Out Guide. Download the Zinio App from the app store for your eBook reader, smartphone, or tablet PC so that you can take digital magazines with you wherever you go.

 

Database access from the
POWER Library Network - Pennsylvania's Electronic Library.
Link to PA Online World of Electronic Resources
P.O.W.E.R. Library
A selection of database subscriptions underwritten by a statewide master contract negotiated by the State Library of Pennsylvania. The databases include:
  • AccessPA catalog of books and materials in libraries throughout Pennsylvania
  • AP Images: Associated Press photo and image archives
  • Auto Repair Reference Center - EBSCO Publishing
  • BookFlix: animated children's picture books and related learning games from Scholastic
  • Business Source Main Edition - EBSCO Publishing
  • Consumer Health Complete - EBSCO Publishing: full text for more than 250 health reference books and encyclopedias
  • Contemporary Authors - Gale Cengage: biographical and bibliographical information on more than 145,000 of today’s most influential authors
  • CyberSmarts - Rosen Publishing: interactive ebooks that give students experience in navigating the online world in a safe, controlled environment.
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • EBSCOHost: an on-line magazine & journal index
  • Elementary Student Research: a search interface especially for grades 1-6
  • GreenFILE environmental database - EBSCO Publishing
  • LISTA (Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts) - EBSCO Publishing
  • MasterFILE Main Edition - EBSCO Publishing
  • Middle School Student Research: a search interface tailored for junior high level students
  • Middle Search Main Edition - EBSCO Publishing
  • Newspaper Source Plus - EBSCO Publishing: full-text access to over 1,000 U.S. and international newspapers
  • Primary Search Main Edition - EBSCO Publishing
  • Public Library Search: an interface geared for users in public libraries
  • SIRS Discoverer - ProQuest: articles & images from over 1,600 newspapers, magazines & government documents geared for elementary and secondary school students.
  • Teacher Reference Center - - EBSCO Publishing
  • TrueFlix: Streaming videos and book-related learning games for elementary school age children based on great non-fiction books from Scholastic
Database access underwritten by a portion of the County Coordination Aid appropriation to the Montgomery County- Norristown Public Library by the Pennsylvania Legislature.
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Ancestry.com
 Ancestry.com is a genealogy website from ProQuest that enables users to search US Census records, immigration records, birth/marriage/death records, newspaper and historical stories, photos and maps.  It also offers a downloadable ancestral chart for users developing their family genealogy.  This database is only available for use inside the library; ther is no remote access from home.

Booklist Online
is an on-line version of a journal that publishes reviews of books, movies and recordings by librarians and publishing industry professionals. Booklist also publishes themed articles and lists of award-winners.

Mango Languages
Mango Languages is an on-line language learning program. You can learn nine foreign languages (Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish) or complete three ESL (English As a Second Language) courses. The 100-lesson courses provide a deep understanding of each language and its culture.
Link to ReferenceUSA
ReferenceUSA
The ReferenceUSA database contains detailed information on more than 34 million U.S. businesses; 260 million U.S. residents; 1.5 million Canadian businesses; and 12 million Canadian residents. Used by entrepreneurs, businesses, students, job-seekers or anyone wanting access to information on tens of millions of businesses and hundreds of millions of consumers in an easy to search format. Remote access is available from home, school or office. To log-in remotely, please have your library card number handy. You will need to enter your 14-digit number to log-in.
Link to Tumblebooks
Tumblebooks
Tumblebooks is a collection of animated, talking picture books for young children. You will need the Flash plug-in from Macromedia to hear the animation. To download the free Flash plug-in go to Macromedia.
 
 
 
 
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