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 lsnyder@haverford.org or 484-417-2738. Thank you!

 

Quicklinks to our web resources

Resource
Description
LibGuides
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.
American Social History Project Print, visual, and multimedia materials that explore the richly diverse social and cultural history of the United States.
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.
Ask Here PAA direct connection to Pennsylvania librarians with real-time assistance 24/7, including homework help.
BrainPOP BrainPOP® creates animated, curricular content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement.
BrainPOP Jr. BrainPOP Jr.® creates animated, curricular content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement.
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.
Docs Teach Primary sources from The National Archives, bringing history to life for students.
Encyclopedia Britannica A trusted name in informational and instructional resources that are useful, reliable, and enjoyable.
Encyclopedia of Life Global access to knowledge about life on Earth
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.
Gale Kids
Information Bits for Grades K-5 (requires login)
Gale Powersearch A research engine (requires login)
Gale Resources History, Literature, Opposing Viewpoints, Science, Virtual Reference Library (requires login)
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
Homework Helper A Google search engine resource
INeedAPencil.com Free SAT prep website
IPL2 for kids Information you can trust, for kids.
JSTOR A digital library of more than 1,500 academic journals, books, and primary sources
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.
K12 Station A link library of useful K-12 educational resources

Lincoln Library of Essential Information

A general purpose resource for all ages: Religion, History, Science, Government, Literature, the Arts, etc.
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
National Science Digital Library
Online educational resources for teaching and learning, with emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
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)
Open Culture Free movies from a cultural and educational media resource!
Oxford English Dictionary Online The definitive record of the English language
POWER LibraryPennsylvania Online World of Electronic Resources
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
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
Science Daily A source for the latest scientific research news
SweetSearchA search engine design for students, where all search results have been evaluated by experts.
World Almanac for Kids A comprehensive world almanac resource for kids
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.
World History: Ancient & Medieval Eras
Covers early human history around the globe from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance
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!