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Research

 

Accessing our page from home or work? You can log into almost all of the databases listed below from outside the library using your library barcode number. If you don’t have a library card, you can register for one online.

Research Databases – Databases A to Z

General Reference Consumer Resources Images Magazines
Art & Antiques Current Topics & Controversies Job & Career Music & Film
Auto Information Dictionaries & Encyclopedias Kids’ Resources Newspapers
Biography & Genealogy Education Language Learning Science & Technology
Books & Reading Government & Law Library Catalogs Social Studies & History
Business & Finance Health Literature

Reference Services
Reference desk personnel assist in searching for and locating materials within the library, provide instruction in the use of Internet resources, and process reserve book and Interlibrary Loan requests from the Carnegie or other libraries. Reference questions can be directed to the librarian on duty at the reference desk, by phone at 412-741-6920 x3.

*NEW* AtoZDatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists AtoZlogo
The Premier Job Search, Reference, and Mailing List Database. The database includes 2.3 million job listings, 30 million business & executive profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals, and much more. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!

1903-09-19_page01_tif*NEW* Sewickley Herald Digital Archive Access!
Access over 110 years of the Sewickley Herald. The Sewickley Herald is a local, weekly newspaper to the Quaker Valley Area. The digital archive is derived from microfilm and is hosted in partnership with the POWER Library: Pennsylvania’s Photo And Document Collections.

Law Depot 
LawDepot for Libraries empowers each patron to create their own legal personalized specific to their state/province and personal situation.

  • Individual and Personalized — create, modify, and save hundreds of every-day personal and business legal documents.
  • Easy Patron Set Up and Use — question and answer method to enter vital information once – and then LawDepot builds the form needed and puts patron-entered information into the proper locations within the document to eliminate redundant entry, keying errors, and form-confusion.
  • State/Province Specific — each form is built to state/provincial standards to assure you get the form ready for notary, filing and other local transactions.
  • Help for Patrons and Library Staff — technical support is available and included in the subscription – and patrons have additional options for preliminary legal help with forms completion.

Cypress Resume Services
Effortlessly create professional resumes in minutes, no writing skills required. Resumes are automatically formatted and compiled.  Exporting and downloading is quick and easy.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
Library Patrons are now able to order things from outside of the Allegheny County Public Library system here, through the Interlibrary Loan System, Illiad. Please don’t hesitate to ask a librarian for assistance in ordering ILL items.

Reference USA
A premier business and consumer reference and research tool offering instant, real-time access to in-depth information on 14 million businesses and 210 million residents.

PA Power Library Network
The POWER Library provides access to thousands of full text periodical articles, newspapers, a major encyclopedia, plus photographs, pictures, charts, maps, and reference materials for people of all ages.

tercTesting & Education Reference Center
AP exams, GED, PSAT, SAT, GRE, LSAT, PRAXIS, NCLEX, and So Much More!

Mango Languages
Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more.

Tutor.com
Tutor.com’s online tutors are available to help you every day (even Sunday!) from 2pm until 10pm. If you are accessing Live Homework Help from school or home, you will need your Sewickley Public Library card number. Don’t necessarily need a tutor, but still need some help? Check out Tutor.com’s SkillsCenter which links to homework, test prep, SAT Test Prep, and study resources, including videos!