Articles & Databases

Articles & Databases

Tutorials

Niche Academy

Provides tutorials that inform and educate patrons about library resources and how to use them

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Business and Financial

Morningstar

Comprehensive financial information on stocks, funds, ETF’s, and more.

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Gale Business: Plan Builder

Offers an engaging, step-by-step guided experience complete with the information and tools needed to move through the entire five essential steps of business planning.

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Children & Teens

ABC Mouse

ABCMouse.com offers the most comprehensive online curriculum for children ages 2-8+, including reading and language arts, math, beginning science, social studies, art and music.

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Power Kids

Offers access to photos, documents, writings of people and places and Chat with a Librarian for elementary school aged children.

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Power Teens

Provides online resources including full-text research e-resources, collections of photographs and documents, the statewide catalog of materials held in libraries throughout Pennsylvania, and Chat with a Librarian.

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eBooks & Audiobooks

CloudLibrary

Offers eBooks and Audiobooks for children, teens and adults.

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Hoopla

Borrow free video, music, eBooks and audiobooks with your library card. 4 downloads per month are permitted.

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(Bucks County residents only)

Employment & Career

BrainFuse

Live online tutoring.

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JobNow

Online live help for job seekers with resumes, interviews, and job applications. Live online coaching is available every day from 2pm to 11pm.

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Linkedin Learning

Access to a library of over 14,000 courses.

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Genealogy

Ancestry.com

Census and other historical records.

Please note: Access to this resource has been temporarily expanded to library cardholders working remotely, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry.

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HeritageQuest Online

Census data, name catalogs, Revolutionary War records, & more.

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Legal

Gale LegalForms

Take the law into your own hands and create accurate, reliable legal documents with no hassle with Gale LegalForms. It offers Pennsylvania-specific “attorney forms” – officially approved forms actually used by law firms. 

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Literature

NoveList

Search tool for finding new and recommended books for adults, teens, and children.

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Select Reads

Get news about new titles in our collection, suggested genre reads, and book recommendations on subjects and topics you’ve selected for yourself.

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Newspapers, Magazines, & Journals

Access Newspaper Archive

Contains tens of millions of searchable newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700’s, including the Bristol Courier Times (1925-1965) & the Bucks County Gazette (1873-1926).

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America’s Historical Newspapers

The Historical Philadelphia Inquirer contains full-text issues spanning June 1829 through December 1922.

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America’s News

Full-text articles from the Philadelphia Inquirer (1981-present), the Bucks County Courier Times (Nov. 2002-present), & the Intelligencer (Nov. 2002-present) as well as other American newspapers.

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Britannica Library

Carefully curated browses, data tables, and maps make it easy and fun to explore a variety of topics. Explore using Britannica Library for Children, Britannica Library for Young Adults, or Britannica Library Reference Center. 

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NewsBank Bucks County Courier Times Image Edition

Search or browse replica of the Bucks County Courier Times print edition online, with full-color layouts of all news articles, graphics, advertisements, classifieds, weather reports, box scores, puzzles, cartoons and more. Available as soon as print editions.

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Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports tests, rates, and reviews thousands of consumer products and services.

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Flipster

Access leading digital magazines on your mobile device with this digital magazine newsstand from EBSCO.

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NewsBank Philadelphia Inquirer Image Edition

Search or browse replica of the Philadelphia Inquirer print edition online, with full-color layouts of all news articles, graphics, advertisements, classifieds, weather reports, box scores, puzzles, cartoons and more. Available as soon as print editions.

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NYT: In Library Only

Direct access to real-time news and archives dating back to 1851.

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NYT: Home Use

Direct access to real-time news and archives dating back to 1851.

Each session will expire after 24 hours.

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Power Library Network Databases

Sponsored by the Pennsylvania state library, a comprehensive collection of research databases.

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Wall Street Journal

Access tounlimited articles and a four year archive of the paper. Includes an e-replica of the day’s paper and informative videos and podcasts.

Each session will expire after 72 hours.

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Value Line

Investment research platform with has financial data, news, and in-depth analyses. 

Please note: Value Line is limited to 20 simultaneous users. If a 21st user attempts to access the service, they will be notified that all seats are currently in use and that they should try back in a few minutes.

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Nonprofit Information

For more information on nonprofits please visit the Nonprofit Resource Center

Foundation Directory Online

Provides the most comprehensive & accurate information on U.S. grantmakers & their funding activities.

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Foundation Directory Online: Individual Grants

An online database containing detailed records of nearly 10,000 foundation & public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, & other individual grantseekers.

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Streaming Music & Movies

Hoopla

Borrow free video, music, eBooks and audiobooks with your library card. 4 downloads per month are permitted.

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Kanopy

Stream films anytime, anywhere on your preferred devices
free for you—brought to you by your library.

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CloudLibrary and Hoopla are funded by Bucks County Free Library.

The following resources are funded by Bucks County Free Library through the support of the Hamilton G. Disbrow Trust: Brainfuse HelpNow and JobNow, Consumer Reports, Lynda.com, Morningstar, NewsBank, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.