Library Resources

The links below are just some of the myriad resources our library system offers for your interest and research needs. If you have any questions about these links, please do not hesitate to contact Head of Information Services Lisa Snyder at or 484-417-2738. Thank you!

Quicklinks to our web resources

Visit the home of The Haverford School library system!
Access PA The largest statewide union catalog in North America, containing approximately 22.2 million titles, including books, eBooks, periodicals, DVDs, and more, with more than 73.3 million holdings.
Ask Here PA A direct connection to Pennsylvania librarians with real-time assistance 24/7, including homework help.
K12 Station A link library of useful K-12 educational resources
ARTstor A repository of hundreds of thousands of digital images from across many time periods and cultures in an organized, central, and reliable digital resource that supports noncommercial use of images for research, teaching, and learning.
CultureGrams Links to country reports that go beyond facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture. In-depth reports covering 200+ countries.
K-12 Curriculum Resource Center
More than 1,300 titles and a multitude of subject areas and resources including fact sheets, timelines, maps, diagrams, experiments, math activities, and an image gallery.
Encyclopedia Britannica A trusted name in informational and instructional resources that are useful, reliable, and enjoyable.

BrainPOP Jr.
BrainPOP® creates animated, curricular content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement.
World Almanac for Kids A comprehensive world almanac resource for kids
Gale Resources History, Literature, Opposing Viewpoints, Science, Virtual Reference Library (requires login credentials)
Gale Kids
Information Bits for Grades K-5 (requires login credentials)
Gale Powersearch A research engine (requires login credentials)
The National Science Digital Library
Online educational resources for teaching and learning, with emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
Salem History A reference of history by decades, including milestone documents, weapons, and warfare
Salem Science A reference for Earth Science, Environmental Issues, and Encyclopedias of Mathematics & Society, Global Resources, and Global Warming
Green Info Online An online reference system offering a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers
Greenwood's Daily Life Online Explore daily life through history
JSTOR A digital library of more than 1,500 academic journals, books, and primary sources
NoodleTools A comprehensive platform for the academic research process with integrated tools for note-taking, outlining, citation, document archiving/annotation, and collaborative research and writing.
(Requires login credentials)
Oxford English Dictionary Online The definitive record of the English language
Science Daily A source for the latest scientific research news
Proquest Platinum & Historical Newspapers Includes CultureGrams (in-depth country/culture reports), eLibrary (more than 2,000 full-text sources of magazines, newspapers, books, television and radio transcripts, maps, pictures, and audio/video clips), and ProQuest Historical Newspapers
Marshall Cavendish Digital A customizable, Web-based, digital collection of reference works featuring remote access of high-quality, well-illustrated, authoritative, accurate, and in-depth content
World History: Ancient & Medieval Eras
Covers early human history around the globe from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance
POWER LibraryPennsylvania Online World of Electronic Resources
World Digital Library The World Digital Library (WDL), free of charge and in multilingual format, includes significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world.
Homework Helper A Google search engine resource
American Social History Project Print, visual, and multimedia materials that explore the richly diverse social and cultural history of the United States.
Encyclopedia of Life Global access to knowledge about life on Earth

Lincoln Library of Essential Information

A general purpose resource for all ages: Religion, History, Science, Government, Literature, the Arts, etc.
Docs Teach Primary sources from The National Archives, bringing history to life for students.
SweetSearchA search engine design for students, where all search results have been evaluated by experts.
Open Culture Free movies from a cultural and educational media resource!
Evernote Save your ideas, things you like, hear, and see. Evernote makes it easy to remember things big and small from your everyday life using your computer, phone, tablet and the web. Free SAT prep website
IPL2 for kids Information you can trust, for kids.
If you know of additional resources that others would find helpful to be included in this list, please don't hesitate to let us know!