Research Collections

Allegheny County Library Association – eLibrary Collection

Research databases and digital collections provided by the Allegheny County Library Association. Available to all cardholders in Allegheny County.

(Click here for an Alphabetical List of Databases)

Digital Collections from the Sewickley Public Library

Databases and online collections provided by the Sewickley Public Library. Some databases available exclusively to SPL cardholders (when noted). Log in from outside the library using your Sewickley Public Library barcode number. If you don’t have a library card, you can register for one online. You will need to obtain a physical card from the Sewickley Public Library to access SPL-exclusive databases from home.

AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists 


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!

Remote Access: SPL cardholders only.

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.

Remote Access: SPL cardholders only.


Family Search

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provides genealogy information free of charge. A research guidance service on the site is an interactive wizard that offers detailed help. Research guides are also available to read, and in many cases, to download.

In Library Use.

Sewickley Public Library is a FamilySearch Library affiliate. use within the library gives users access to full records that are not available on the public website.

Gale Legal Forms

Download official legal forms, and customize them to suit your needs. Gale Legal Forms (GLF) offers forms for wills, power of attorney, landlord/tenant, divorce and dissolution, leases, sale of property, employment, and more. GLF provides forms customized to Pennsylvania state law, and includes forms drafted by attorneys for particular legal matters.


An award-winning streaming video collection of over 30,000 independent and documentary films ─ titles of unique social and cultural value from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Media Education Foundation, and more.

SPL cardholders only.

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning

With LinkedIn Learning (formerly, library users can access over 16,000+ courses for free with their library card. Courses for relevant, in-demand skills are taught by expert instructors with real world experience. Learn a variety of topics, including: Leadership, Product Management, Sales, Excel, Job Hunting, Digital Marketing, Photography, Animation, CAD, Web Design and much more. With 60 new courses added each week, there’s always something new to learn.

Previously a user? Your login stays the same and you can still access all previously completed courses. Don’t have a account, but do have a LinkedIn account? You can use it to log in! Don’t have any account at all? It’s free to sign up.

Use your Sewickley Library barcode and 4 digit pin number to login to LinkedIn Learning for Library . After logging in you must create a personalized LinkedIn Learning account by entering your name and email address.

SPL cardholders only.

Newspapers – Online Access

Get full access to the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and more

Scholastic Teachables

Scholastic Teachables

Sewickley Public Library cardholders now have access to our newest database, Scholastic Teachables! Parents, caregivers, & educators have unlimited access to 30,000+ educational resources for Pre-K—Grade 8. Instantly download printable lesson plans, reading passages, games and puzzles covering any subject (math, science, reading & more).

Remote Access: SPL cardholders only.

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Sewickley History

Access two history collections curated by Sewickley Public Library staff. These include the Sewickley Herald Digital Archive (1903-Present) and the Sewickley Historic Images and Documents Collection – a collection of letters, photographs, programs, news clippings, and other materials related to the Sewickley Valley. Also find information on research your home history and links to local historical organizations. Learn better.

Get online help from real tutors every day from 12 pm – 12 am! Live Homework Help offers online tutoring for grades K to 12 and college level students in English, Math, Science and Social Studies. Non-traditional students and adult learners can take advantage of essay writing, skills building, GED prep and other tutoring services designed specifically for adults. 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!

eBooks & Digital Collections

Looking for ebooks, audiobooks and digital magazines? Find them on our eBooks & Media page!

Reference Services

Reference desk staff can help you find materials within the library, search online resources, and request items for you from other libraries. Reference questions can be directed to the librarian on duty at the reference desk or by phone at 412-741-6920, ext. 3.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Can’t find it in our collections? Library users are able to order materials from outside of the Allegheny County Public Library system through the Interlibrary Loan System. Please don’t hesitate to ask a librarian for assistance in ordering ILL items.