eLearning & Research
PA POWER Library
Search magazines, newspapers, journals and more. Access to 25 databases with thousands of scholarly articles, images, sound clips, videos, in addition to information on health, cyberbullying, the environment and more. Find a list of eResources here.
Looking for your next book? Want to find more authors like your favorites? NoveList Plus has all your reading answers. Find books that match your interests, read-alikes for your favorite titles and authors, or ready-made book lists on your favorite genres. With NoveList Plus you'll fill up your to-read list in no time!
Start the conversation in your choice of over 70 world languages and dialects through courses crafted using conversational methodology.
Create an account here to get started learning.
Reference USA is now Reference Solutions
Premier source of business and residential information for reference and research. Contains information for over 14 million U.S. businesses nationwide. Search by company name, size, revenue or business costs, location, industry, or many other characteristics. Log in here to get started.
Please note: If unable to access Reference Solutions remotely using Google Chrome™, please try using a different internet browser. The most recent version of Chrome has been known to cause access issues.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
Comprehensive financial information on stocks, funds, ETFs, markets and portfolio tools. Login to your library account to get started.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Read today’s news or research articles from 1981 to the present day. Click here to get started.
Test prep for a wide range of tests, computer skills instruction, GED preparation, resume and cover letter assistance, and resources in Spanish. Click here to register and get started.
Prepare for your PA Driver’s Tests for free. Includes tests for cars, CDL, motorcycles, handbooks and PA DOT FAQ. Also fine the official handbooks in text and audio versions. Click here to get started.
Gale Literature Databases
Includes Something About the Author and Literature Criticism databases. Research author biographies, find book reviews, access literary works, journal articles, literature criticism and analysis, and much more. Click here to start searching.
A searchable collection of reference materials on history, science, robotics, math, the environment, health, careers, and more. Click here to log in with your library card.
Ancestry Library Edition
Unlock the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.
Remote access to Ancestry has ended.
Please visit IVPL to access Ancestry through our wireless network or public computers.
Free Online Tutorials For The Public
Pennsylvania's Office of Commonwealth Libraries has launched PA Online Learning, a platform of free tutorials for learning computer and internet skills, social media, job and career skills, and more. No registration is required to access the tutorials. Click here to access the tutorials.