Sources by Subject

Websites by Subject

*Area Colleges and Universities

King’s College: http://www.kings.edu/

The Commonwealth Medical College: http://www.thecommonwealthmedical.com/

Luzerne County Community College: http://www.luzerne.edu/default.jsp

Misericordia University: http://www.misericordia.edu/

Penn State Hazelton Campus: http://www.hn.psu.edu/

Penn State Wilkes-Barre  Campus: http://www.wb.psu.edu/

The University of Scranton: http://www.scranton.edu/

Wilkes University: http://www.wilkes.edu/pages/1.asp

*Arts

Art Cyclopedia Guide to great art on the Internet: http://www.artcyclopedia.com/

British Museum: http://www.britishmuseum.org/

Library of Congress Online  Exhibitions: http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/

Web Gallery of Art: http://www.wga.hu/index1.html

Europeana: http://www.europeana.eu/portal/

Literary Criticisms: http://www.ipl.org/div/litcrit/

*Bibliography Formatting

MLA, APA, Chicago, or Turabian bibliography maker: http://www.bibme.org/

Landmark’s Citation Machine:  http://citationmachine.net/

EasyBib:  http://www.easybib.com

Marcaria: http://www.marcaria.com/internet-resources-on-citing-the-trademark-of-a-good-writer.asp

*College Search

General Search: http://www.onlinecollegesdatabase.org/

PA Search: http://www.onlinecollegesdatabase.org/onlin-colleges-in-pennsylvania/

Local Colleges & Universities: Wilkes University, King’s College, Misericordia University, The University of Scranton, Luzerne County Community College, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Penn State Hazelton, The Commonwealth Medical College

U.S. News Rankings: http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges

Pinceton Review Search by Major: http://www.princetonreview.com/majors.aspx

Couponing http://couponcravings.com/

*Computer 

*Ebooks & Online Books

Internet Archive: http://archive.org

Bartleb: http://www.bartleby.com/

Bibliomania (A source for Free online literature)http://www.bibliomania.com/

International Children’s Digital Library: http://en.childrenslibrary.org/

Internet Public Library Online Texts: http://www.ipl.org/IPLBrowse/GetSubjectvid=13&cid=1&tid=7011&parent=7006

LibriVox (A source for free downloadable AUDIOBOOKS): http://librivox.org/

Luminarium: http://www.luminarium.org/

Making of America (Cornell University - provides access to 267 monograph volumes and over 100,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints)http://digital.library.cornell.edu/m/moa/

ManyBooks.net (free downloadable ebooks available for Kindle, Nook, iPad and most other eReaders): http://www.manybooks.net/

University of Pennsylvania directory with over 1 million free books online:  http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/

Perseus Digital Library: http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/collections

Project Gutenberg: http://www.gutenberg.org/

*Employment and Job Searching

Learning Express Library
“This free database via POWER Library, provides interactive online practice tests designed to help students and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass.”
www.learnatest.com/LearningExpressLibrary/

America’s Career InfoNet: www.acinet.org/acinet

Career One Stop: www.careeronestop.org/

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s State Civil Service Commission
http://www.scsc.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/civil_service_home/9164

Coping with Today’s Economy: www.heretohelp.pa.gov/portal/server.pt

Federal Jobs Digest: www.jobsfed.com/

Job Search: www.indeed.com

Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/oco/

PACareerLink
Wilkes-Barre: 570-821-2401
Pittston: 570-654-4631
Hazleton: 570-459-3854
Wyoming County: 570-836-3101
www.pacareerlink.state.pa.us/homeframe.asp

Pennsylvania Career Guide: www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=514&objID=809063&mode=2

Pennsylvania Job Bank: www.pennsylvaniajobs.com/

Quickstart Resume: www.collegegrad.com/resumes/quickstart/agree.shtml

USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/

worknepa.com: www.worknepa.com/

Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Service Center:
570-496-2333 or 1-888-313-7284
www.paclaims.state.pa.us/UCEN/

U.S. Department of Labor:
www.careeronestop.org
www.servicelocator.org

*Environment
*ESL Resources
*Genealogy
Heritage Quest Online http://persi.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/login/barcode?aid=13365
Sunday Independent - Wilkes-Barre Sunday Independent newspaper from 1913 through 1924.
http://www.accesspadigital.org/posfl/posfl.htm
Luzerne County Genealogy Trails www.genealogytrails.com/penn/luzerne
Cemeteries and Cemetery Records http://www.interment.net/

The Courthouse Gang of Luzerne Co., PA
Interactive group based in Luzerne county dedicated to help find ancestral heritage in the Wyoming Valley
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/The_Courthouse_Gang/

Ellis Island http://www.ellisislandrecords.org/

FamilySearch http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=0

Family Tree Maker http://www.genealogy.com/index_n.html

Genealogic Research Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania http://www.grsnp.org/

Linkpendium http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/PA/Luzerne/

Lower Luzerne County http://www.lowerluzernecounty.com/

Luzerne County Cemeteries http://interment.net/us/pa/luzerne.htm

Luzerne County Historical Society http://www.luzernecountyhistory.com/

Northeast Pennsylvania Genealogical Society http://www.gotonepgsblog.blogspot.com/

Online County Records : Search for records by county. 

www.onlinesearches.com 

PA GenWeb Pennsylvania http://www.rootsweb.com/~pagenweb/

PA State Archives http://www.osterhout.lib.pa.us/genealogy.htm

The ShipList http://www.theshiplist.com/

United States Genealogy Sleuth
http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogysleuthb.htm

*General Education Development (GED)
Learning Express Library http://www.learnatest.com/LearningExpressLibrary/

ABLE
Pennsylvania’s Bureau of Adult Basic and Literacy Education
http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/adult_basic_and_literacy_education_%28able%29/8703

Education Portal http://education-portal.com/article_directory/Articles_about_the_GED_(General).html

The GED Testing Service http://www.acenet.edu/higher-education/topics/Pages/GED.aspx

Peterson’s GED Test http://www.petersons.com/testprepchannel/ged_index.asp

GED Resources at Luzerne County Community College http://www.luzerne.edu/ged/faqs.jsp#7

*General Reference

EBSCOhost
Free database via POWER Library provides access to information on various topics
http://www.powerlibrary.net/Remote/Remote.asp?ID=Osterhout&Link=HOST

Funk and Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia
Free database via POWER Library provides access to images, biographies, and information on various subjects
http://www.powerlibrary.net/Remote/Remote.asp?ID=Osterhout&Link=FWNW

Internet Public Library a resource from Drexel University: http://www.ipl.org/

Oxford Reference Online http://www.powerlibrary.net/Remote/Remote.asp?ID=Osterhout&Link=ORO

SIRS Discoverer
Free database via POWER Library provides access to biographies, country facts, photo essays, pictures, maps of the world, dictionary thesaurus, educator’s resources
http://www.powerlibrary.net/Remote/Remote.asp?ID=Osterhout&Link=DISC

Student Research Center
Free database via POWER Library provides access to primary resources, radio and TV news transcripts, photos, maps, flags, films and videos
http://www.powerlibrary.net/Remote/Remote.asp?ID=Osterhout&Link=SRC

Abbreviations and acronyms of U.S. Government
http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/subjectareas/gov/docs_abbrev

American Fact Finder http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en

MLA, APA, Chicago, or Turabian bibliography maker
http://www.bibme.org/

Country and City calling codes
http://www.usa.att.com/traveler/services/codes/index.jsp

Create a Graph
http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/

Currency Converter
http://www.xe.com

Date Calculator
http://www.timeanddate.com/

Dictionary of Abbreviations and Acronyms in Geographic Information Systems, Cartography, and remote sensing
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/EART/abbrev.html

Free zipcode lookup
http://zipinfor.com/search/zipcode.htm

InfoSpace Reverse Phone Lookup – find individuals and businesses by phone number.
http://www.infospace.com/revphone.htm

Landmark’s Citation Machine
Interactive web tool designed to make the proper crediting of information
http://citationmachine.net/

Medilexicon
Find medical and pharmaceutical acronyms and abbreviations

http://www.medilexicon.com/

Merriam-Webster’s Online Dictionary- Dictionary, thesaurus, “Word of the Day,” word games and more.
http://www.m-w.com/

North American Area Code Map http://www.nanpa.com

Pennsylvania Driver’s Manual http://www.dmv.state.pa.us/drivers_manual/pa_driversman.shtml

Precious metal quotes in US dollars http://www.kitco.com/market/us_charts.html

Typing Test: Test your typing speed http://www.typingtest.com/

Unit Converter http://www.digitaldutch.com/unitconverter/

World Weather Information Service http://www.worldweather.org/056/m056.htm

World Clock http://www.timeanddate.com

*Health

AMA
Good source for finding doctors anywhere in the United States
http://www.ama-assn.org/

Cancer http://cancer.gov

ClinicalTrials.gov http://clinicaltrials.gov/

Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/node.do/id/0900f3ec80059b1a

Familydoctor http://familydoctor.org

Health Hotlines http://healthhotlines.nlm.nih.gov

AboutHerbs http://www.mskcc.org/aboutherbs

HIV/AIDS Consumer Health Info http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/hiv/index.php

Guide to Long Term Care Planning http://www.longtermcare.gov/LTC/Main_Site/index.aspx

Mayo Clinic www.mayoclinic.com

National Library of Medicine http://www.nlm.nih.gov

*History
Black History http://www.galegroup.com/free_resources/bhm/
Presidential Inaugurations http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/pihtml/pihome.html

Chronicling America
Library of Congress collection of historical newspapers.
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/

Internet Public Library U.S. Presidents Collection: http://www.ipl.org/div/potus/

*Languages

Mango Languages
Learn to speak Brazilian, Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, Italian, ESL Polish, Japanese, Greek, ESL Spanish, French, Russian, ESL Brazilian.
https://www.mangolanguages.com/library/osterhout.lib.pa.us/login

BBC Languages
Beginning and advanced courses in French, Spanish, German, Italian, Mandarin, Portuguese, and Greek.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages

English as a Second Language http://www.usingenglish.com/

French in Action
While introducing French culture, this series uses active participation to increase fluency in French.  52 half an hour videos.
http://www.learner.org/resources/series83.html

Spanish – Destinos: An introduction to Spanish
This online video course teaches speaking, listening, and comprehensive skills in Spanish.
http://www.learner.org/resources/series75.html

Pumarosa
This web resource provides 15 beginners and intermediate lessons. It includes- Spanish – English practice for ESL for those learning English.  English -Spanish practice for those learning Spanish.
http://www.pumarosa.com/

*LISTA
*Luzerne County

Citizen’s Voice

The City of Wilkes-Barre

Dallas Borough

F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts

Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce

Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce

Hanover Township

Hazleton Standard-Speaker

Luzerne County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

Luzerne County Government

*Pennsylvania

       PA Facts: http://www.ipl.org/div/stateknow/pa1.html

Church Directory

COMPASS (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Application for Social Services)

Endangered and Threatened Species

Here To Help: Directory of Assistance Programs

Office of the Attorney General

PA Career Link

Pennsylvania Department of State

PA Employment Opportunities

PA History, Tourism, and Education

PA Insurance Department

Pennsylvania Manual

PA Public Notices

Pennsylvania Representatives (U.S.) office of Governor Tom Corbettl

Pennsylvania Senate

Pennsylvania State Digital Archives

Pennsylvania State Home Page

Pennsylvania Tax Forms

Recreation in Pennsylvania

Senate and House Journals

Unemployment Compensation Services

U.S. Senator Pat Toomey

U.S. Senator Robert P. Casey Jr.

*Presidential Libraries

Privacy Education - Peoplesmart.com 

 

Real Estate
Trulia

 

*Resumé Help
Learning Express Library www.learnatest.com/LearningExpressLibrary/
America’s Career InfoNet www.acinet.org/acinet

Career One Stop
Sponsored by the Department of Labor.
www.careeronestop.org/

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s State Civil Service Commission
http://www.scsc.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/civil_service_home/9164

Coping with Today’s Economy
The Commonwealth of PA has put together in one place a number of resources related to coping in today’s economy.
www.heretohelp.pa.gov/portal/server.pt

Federal Jobs Digest www.jobsfed.com/

Job Search www.indeed.com

Occupational Outlook Handbook www.bls.gov/oco/

PACareerLink
Wilkes-Barre: 570-821-2401
Pittston: 570-654-4631
Hazleton: 570-459-3854
Wyoming County: 570-836-3101
www.pacareerlink.state.pa.us/homeframe.asp

Pennsylvania Career Guide www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=514&objID=809063&mode=2

Pennsylvania Job Bank www.pennsylvaniajobs.com/

Quickstart Resume www.collegegrad.com/resumes/quickstart/agree.shtml

USAJOBS
The official job site of the United States Federal Government.
https://www.usajobs.gov/

www.worknepa.com/

Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Service Center
570-496-2333 or 1-888-313-7284.
www.paclaims.state.pa.us/UCEN/

U.S. Department of Labor
Job search, career building, resume, interviewing advice.
www.careeronestop.org
www.servicelocator.org

*Reading Assistance

Learning Express Library
Reading comprehension course series
http://www.learnatest.com/LearningExpressLibrary/

ABLE (Adult Basic Literacy Education)
Provides materials and other resources for adult learning to read and write
http://www.teaching.state.pa.us/template/site/default.asp

*Recursos en español

EBSCOhost Español
www.powerlibrary.net/Remote/Remote.asp?ID=Osterhout&Link=ESP

Salude en Español
www.powerlibrary.net/Remote/Remote.asp?ID=Osterhout&Link=SeE

Educatiõn
www.ed.gov/espanol/bienvenidos/es/index.html?src=gu
www.multilingualbooks.com/online-newspapers-spanish.html#mexico
www.hsf.net/
www.learnthenet.com/spanish/index.html
www.ohiou.edu/esl/english/index.html
http://a4esl.org/q/h/
www.2futuro.com/

Gale Free Resources
www.galegroup.com/free_resources/chh/

Hispanic Heritage
www.gale.com/free_resources/chh/index.htm

Salud
http://www.usa.gov/gobiernousa/
www.cdc.gov/Spanish/
CHIP: Children’s Medicaide: http://www.chipmedicaid.org/es

Seguro Social
www.ssa.gov/espanol/

Servicios gobierno
www.firstgov.gov/Espanol/index.shtml

*Resources for the Blind

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
A free library program of braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the United States by postage free mail.
http://lbph.freelibrary.org/

National Library Services
National Library Service for the Blind and the Physically Handicapped
http://www.loc.gov/nls/

*Substance Abuse and Treatment 
*Statistics
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) www.cdc.gov/nchs/

PA Bureau of Health Statistics and Research http://www.health.state.pa.us/stats/

United States Census Bureau http://www.census.gov/

*Teacher Reference Center on EBSCOhost

*US Government

Department of Labor
http://www.dol.gov/

Department of Agriculture
http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usdahome

Department of Commerce
http://www.osec.doc.gov/

Department of Defense
http://www.defenselink.mil/

Department of Education
http://www.whitehouse.gov/

Department of Energy
http://www.energy.gov/

Department of Housing and Urban Development
http://www.hud.gov/

Department of the Interior
http://www.doi.gov/

Department of Justice
http://www.usdoj.gov/

Department of State
http://www.whitehouse.gov/

Department of the Treasury
http://www.ustreas.gov/

Department of Veteran’s Affairs
http://www.va.gov/

Government of Printing Office
http://www.gpo.gov/

Federal Tax Forms
http://www.irs.gov/uac/Forms,-Publications,-and-Other-Tax-Products

Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/index.html

NASA Images
http://www.nasaimages.org

Social Security Update
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/newsletter/

U.S. House of Representatives
http://www.house.gov/

United States Patent and Trademark
http://www.uspto.gov/

United States Senate
http://www.senate.gov/

U.S. Supreme Court
http://www.supremecourtus.gov/

Supreme Court Database
http://scdb.wustl.edu

White House
http://www.whitehouse.gov/

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