*Trial Subscription Database until May: Marshall Cavendish eBook Collection. See librarian for username and password.

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Important Note: The databases listed on this webpage are subscription databases. Access outside the school requires IP or password authorization. Passwords and usernames are required for @home access to the Hempfield supported subscription databases. These passwords and usernames are found in a booklet that is distributed in CMS Library research classes. For students and staff with Moodle Access there is a PDF copy of this booklet in the CMS Library Media Center course. For more information on Moodle consult the Moodle Webpage. Printed copies of this @home password booklet can be also be obtained in the CMS Library Media Center. @Home access to the ACCESS PA databases is explained in the Power Library section below.

Media and Contents
Art Museum Image Gallery
At Home

  • Media: Photographs of artwork and artifacts
  • Content: Pictures of artwork and cultural materials found in museums around the world
  • Company: HW Wilson
  • Sponsor: CMS Library Budget
  • Video Demo: Webcast

Biography Resource Center
At Home

  • Media: Multi-media
  • Content: Biographies of many different people found in books and journals
  • Company: Cengage Gale
  • Sponsor: CMS Library Budget
  • Video Demo: Webcast
Contemporary Authors
At Home

Europe Asia Oceania North America None Africa Africa None South America

At Home

Discovery Education Streaming
At Home

  • Media: Video, Clip Art
  • Content: General Topic Video
  • Company: Discovery Education
  • Sponsor: Lancaster Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13
  • Video Demo: Sales Demo

At Home

eLibrary Science
At Home

FactCite Lincoln Library Online
  • Media: Books
  • Content: Complete articles found in the following reference books: Lincoln Library of... Sports Champions, Greek and Roman Mythology, Shapers of Society, American History, Biographies, Essential Information
  • Company: Lincoln Library Press
  • Sponsor: CMS Library Budget

Gale PowerSearch
At Home

  • Media: Searches both the Student Resource Center, Jr. and Gale Virtual Reference Library (ebooks)
  • Content: General Topics
  • Company: Cengage Gale
  • Sponsor: CMS Library Budget
  • Widgets on Left: Top Search Widget searches old Power Search interface. Bottom Search Widget search new Power Search interface.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Historical Newspapers
At Home

History Study Center
At Home

Infobase Publishing eBooks
  • Media: Books
  • Content: CMS Librarian Selected Books
  • Company: Infobase Publishing
  • Comment: Trouble Viewing? May have to install PDF Plug-in to view pages. View FAQ "Technical" section.
Oxford Art Online
Just Added
  • "...Today's foremost scholarly art encyclopedia covering all aspects of Western and non-Western visual art. It includes the full text of The Dictionary of Art, edited by Jane Turner (1996, 34 volumes)"
  • Username and password can be found in CMS Library or CMS Library Moodle
Oxford Music Online
Just Added
  • Includes the full texts of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition (2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition (2002).
  • Username and password can be found in CMS Library or CMS Library Moodle

Oxford Reference Online

Just Added
  • Includes over 200 Oxford University Press reference books including Oxford Companions and Dictionaries, plus the Visual English Dictionary, Dictionary of Quotations and the Encyclopedia of Mammals.
  • Username and password can be found in CMS Library or CMS Library Moodle
Old Interface

Plus Interface

Power Library

Old Interface

Plus Interface

At Home Via Lancaster Public Library

Depository Collection

Ask Here PA

  • Media: Over 40 Subscription Databases (Now 15 remain)
  • Content: Specialized and General
  • Database Expiration Dates from the Commonwealth:
  • NoveList and NoveList K-8 - June 30, 2010
  • SIRS Discoverer - June 30, 2010
  • Wilson Biography Bank - June 30, 2010
  • ABI Inform - December 31, 2010
  • AP Multimedia Archive - December 31, 2010
  • Auto Repair - December 31, 2010
  • Consumer Health Complete - December 31, 2010
  • Contemporary Authors - December 31, 2010
  • Infotrac Newstand - December 31, 2010
  • Wilson Web - December 31, 2010
  • Databases that are provided as part of Wilson Web include:
  • Wilson Biography Reference
  • OmniFILE Full Text, Mega Edition
  • OmniFILE Full Text, Select Edition
  • Science Full Text Select
  • Readers' Guide Select
  • Organizaton: ACCESS PA Power Library
  • Sponsor: Commonwealth of PA
  • Old Interface: Table of links to Power Library Subscription Databases
  • Plus Interface: Search tools that allows users to search more than one Power Library Subscription Database at a time. Also has links to all available databases. Probably will no longer be available!
  • @home access: Must be done through the Lancaster Public Library. Users must have a current Lancaster Public Library Card. At the Lancaster Public Library website click on the Power Library icon and on the sign-in page enter the number on the back of your Lancaster Public Library Card. The Lancaster Public Library also offers access to databases not listed on this page.
  • Depository Collection: Special Collections including the Abraham Lincoln and Benjamin Franklin collections of the State Library
  • AskHerePA: Live Reference Help from Reference Librarians across the state

Student Resource Center Junior
At Home**

Disclaimer: Although the use of the above resources is recommended, the Hempfield School District does not determine nor is responsible for the content in the above databases.
Note: Use of the above icons is for the sole purpose of promoting student use of the above resources. This webpage is an non-profit endeavor.

This webpage was created on: 12 June 2009
This webpage was last updated on: 03 March 2010
This webpage was created by: CMS Librarian

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