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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.

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.’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’s SkillsCenter which links to homework, test prep, SAT Test Prep, and study resources, including videos!