Browse a list of e-resources (aka databases) that provide full text current information on a variety of subjects from biography to science and technology in popular reference books, encyclopedias, and primary sources. Helpful guidelines and video tutorials to improve your search experience. Log in with a Hershey Public Library card to access the e-resources when visiting this web page outside the library.

My Heritage Library EditionTransparent Language OnlineCricket Media Collection
This multilingual family history research database includes billions of historical documents from 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes, and additional resources that span the past five centuries.Whether you’re a true language learning beginner, dusting off your old high school Spanish, or eager to tackle your tenth language—Transparent Language Online will help you get started and stick with it.This collection includes hundreds of e-books from renowned family publisher Cricket Media. It can help build strong literacy skills in students from grades pre-K to 8 by offering digital access to award-winning, short-form fiction and nonfiction titles.
POWER KidsAtoZDatabasesCareer Transitions
POWER Kids is a collection of e-resources for young children on subjects that include animals, art, biography, history, science, and so much more.AtoZdatabases is the premier Reference, Research, Marketing, Mailing Lists/Sales Leads, and Job-Search Database.Find help to create resumes, on writing cover letters and applying for positions.
UdemyHealth & Wellness Resource CentereBooks (EBSCO)
Over 375 instructor-led interactive courses on many Learn and improve skills across business, tech, design, and more. Includes 10,000+ on-demand video courses in multiple languages. Accurate and authoritative information on a full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to alternative and complementary medical practices.eBooks in a wide range of subject areas and topics in fiction and nonfiction for adults, young adults and children.
eBooks for ReferenceScience Reference PA
Access a collection of more than 50 reference e-books covering a variety of subjects from Arts to Technology. Collaborative tools to enable users to share, save, and download content—including highlights and notes.Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.PA residents can access PA -Pennsylvania specific records for free through the Pennsylvania State Archives. This is not a subscription library database.
Tutor.comPower SearchLegalForms Library
Get online help on over 40 subjects including Math, Science, Social Studies, English, AP ® Support, Foreign Languages, Business. GED, U.S. Citizenship, Test Prep, Study & Career Resources.Search many of the Gale e-resources available in POWER Library in one place! Find articles and information from Academic OneFile, General OneFile, InfoTrac Newsstand.Access legal online documents you can customize. No special skill or extensive knowledge of the law is required.
NoveList PlusElementary (In Context)POWER Library
Recommended reading lists. Find fiction and nonfiction books by genre, mood, age group, read-alike and listen-alike titles and featured award winners.Elementary students in kindergarten through grade five will find age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics such as animals, arts, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, technology, etc.Thousands of full text periodical articles, newspapers, a major encyclopedia, plus photographs, pictures, charts, maps, reference materials for adults and young people.
National GeographicTime Magazine ArchiveIntroduction to U.S. History: The American Revolution
This iconic monthly publication provides unparalleled, in-depth coverage of society, cultures, nature, science, technology, travel, geography, and more -- making it an essential resource for educators and students as well as general readers.This archive presents an extensive collection of the prominent weekly news magazine dating back to its first issue in March 1923 through December 2000, presented in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format. The 4,000 issues include reports of national and international current events, politics, sports, and entertainment.Consisting of 450 titles totaling 94,000 pages of text, Introduction to U.S. History: The American Revolution documents the revolution and war that created the United States of America, from the earliest protests in 1765 through the peace treaty of 1783. The collection examines the political, social, and intellectual upheaval of the age, as well as the actual war for American independence through its eight long years of conflict.
Introduction to U.S. History: Slavery in America Introduction to U.S. History: The Civil War
This collection includes over 600 documents with over 75,000 pages covering key aspects of the history of slavery in America from its origins in Africa to its abolition, including materials on the slave trade, plantation life, emancipation, pro-slavery and anti-slavery arguments, the religious views on slavery, etc.Consisting of nearly 500 titles totaling about 90,000 pages of text, Introduction to U.S. History: The Civil War documents the war that transformed America, ending slavery, and unifying the nation around the principles of freedom. This collection examines the war in all its complexity; its battles and campaigns, its political and religious aspects, the experiences of its leaders and common soldiers, the home front, and the military campground, from its causes to its consequences.