Online Resources

ONLINE RESOURCES AT
THE LEARNING RESOURCES CENTER

Click on the links below to be taken to the various online resources

The resources presented here are used everyday in business and industry. Your ability to extract information, organize it, and present it in the proper format will add to your value as an employee.


  • EBSCOhost (Use this link when on campus, no password needed)
  • EBSCOhost (Off-campus password required, available at LRC) High-quality articles licensed from reputable publishers recognized by library professionals, chosen to meet the specific needs of researchers.
  • Nexis Uni (Available on campus by IP address)
AUTOMOTIVE
  • ALLDATA Repair - Original manufacturers' repair information complete, unchanged and unabridged
  • Auto Body Repair Network (ABRN) - Collision repair news, industry news, environmental news, business management information, and new technology information
  • Autoweek- New vehicle critiques, latest auto and racing news and trends
  • Design News- Consumer electronics, automotive, medical, industrial controls, military/aerospace/defense, and more
BUSINESS/MARKET RESEARCH
  • Census Business Builder- Services that provide selected demographic and economic data from the Census Bureau
  • Claritas Segmentation & Market Solutions (Available on campus by IP address only)- Platform that lets marketers and advertisers analyze markets based on comprehensive Nielsen's consumers’ profiles and identify target consumer groups for their products and services
  • Chronicle of Philanthropy - Independent news organization serving leaders, fundraisers, grant makers, and others involved in the philanthropic enterprise
  • Inc.- Magazine for growing companies
  • Journal of Education Advancement & Marketing - In-depth, peer-reviewed articles and case studies on advancement, development, alumni relations, fundraising, marketing and communications for educational institutions
  • Nexis Uni (Available on campus by IP address only) - More than 15,000 news, business and legal sources, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790
CONSTRUCTION/DESIGN/ENGINEERING
  •  Conservation - Writers, thinkers, and artists draw on science, engineering, business, architecture, and design to peer
  • Construction SpecifierLatest information on construction documentation, materials and methods
  • Design News - Consumer electronics, automotive, medical, industrial controls, military/aerospace/defense, and more
  • Develop3D - Analysis of emerging technologies for engineers and designers
  • Fast Company - Innovation in technology, leadership, world changing ideas, and design
  • Journal of Light Construction (Password required, available at LRC) - Residential, commercial design, and construction industry
  • Make: technology on your time (Five simultaneous users only; off-campus password required, available at LRC) - Magazine for Makers - projects, technologies, and communities
  • Metropolis - Architecture and design
  • Nuts & Volts (Password required, available at LRC) - For the hands-on hobbyist, design engineer, technician, and experimenter
  • Welder - Hands-on information, real-world applications, and down-to-earth advice for welders
TECHNOLOGY
  • Design News - Consumer electronics, automotive, medical, industrial controls, military/aerospace/defense, and more
  • Fast Company - Innovation in technology, leadership, world-changing ideas, and design
  • Make: technology on your time (Five simultaneous users only; off-campus password required, available at LRC) - Magazine for Makers - projects, technologies, and communities
  • PC Magazine - Leading authority on technology buying, delivering independent reviews of more than 2,500 products per year
  • Tech Directions - Designed for the involved educator, Tech Directions brings to life today’s technology and provides a wealth of engaging student activities
  • Water Environment Research - Water Environment Research publishes peer-reviewed research papers, research notes, state-of-the-art and critical reviews on original, fundamental and applied research in all scientific and technical areas related to water quality, pollution control, and management
 NEWS/ENVIRONMENT/WORLD
  • Nexis Uni (Available on campus by IP address)
  • E: The Environmental Magazine - Information about environmental issues and to share ideas and resources 
  • National Geographic - Science, geography, history, and world culture
  • National Geographic Archives (password required, available at LRC) - Articles about science, geography, history, and world culture
  • The New Yorker (Single-user, password required, available at LRC) - Renowned for its in-depth reporting, political and cultural commentary, fiction, poetry, and humor
  • Newsweek - Latest news, in-depth analysis and ideas about international issues, technology, business, culture and politics
  • Pennsylvania Game News (Password required, available at LRC) - Magazine about hunting and wildlife in Pennsylvania. It includes articles from Pennsylvania Game Commission staff and other outdoor writers, photos from the field, season updates, wildlife news and more
  • USA Today - News that reflects the pulse of the nation and serves as the host of the American conversation
HIGHER EDUCATION
BOOKS/ENCYCLOPEDIAS
 DRIVER LICENSING RESOURCES
 PA GOVERNMENT WEBSITES
  •  PA Government - Official website for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • The Pennsylvania Bulletin - Statewide and local court rules; the Governor's Proclamations and Executive Orders; Actions by the General Assembly; Rulemakings by State agencies; Proposed Rulemakings by State agencies; and State agency notices
  • Pennsylvania Game News (Password required, available at LRC) - Magazine about hunting and wildlife in Pennsylvania. It includes articles from Pennsylvania Game Commission staff and other outdoor writers, photos from the field, season updates, wildlife news and more
  • The Pennsylvania Code - Regulations and other documents filed with the Legislative Reference Bureau
 US GOVERNMENT WEBSITES
 All ONLINE RESOURCES – Listed alphabetically
  • Adjuncnation.com (Off-campus password required, available at LRC) Education news
  • ALLDATA Repair - Original manufacturers' repair information – complete, unchanged and unabridged
  • Auto Body Repair Network (ABRN) - Collission repair news, industry news, environmental news, business management information, and new technology information
  • Autoweek - New vehicle critiques, latest auto and racing news and trends
  • Brittanica ACADEMIC - Fast and easy access to trusted information with balanced, global perspectives and insights that users will not find anywhere else
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics - Labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy
  • Census Bureau - Leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy
  • Census Business Builder - Services that provide selected demographic and economic data from the Census Bureau
  • Claritas Segmentation & Market Solutions (Available on campus by IP address only) - Platform that lets marketers and advertisers analyze markets based on comprehensive Nielsen's consumers’ profiles and identify target consumer groups for their products and services
  • Chronicle of Higher Education - Largest newsroom dedicated to covering colleges and universities
  • Chronicle of Philanthropy - Independent news organization serving leaders, fundraisers, grant makers, and others involved in the philanthropic enterprise
  • College & Research Libraries - Latest trends and practices affecting academic and research libraries
  • Community & Junior College Libraries - Targets issues concerning community college libraries and learning resource centers
  • Community College Journal of Research and Practice - Multidisciplinary forum for researchers and practitioners in higher education and the behavioral and social sciences
  • Community College Review - Scholarly, peer-reviewed research and commentary on community colleges
  • Conservation - Writers, thinkers, and artists draw on science, engineering, business, architecture, and design to peer
  • Construction Specifier - Latest information on construction documentation, materials and methods
  • Design News - Consumer electronics, automotive, medical, industrial controls, military/aerospace/defense, and more
  • Develop3D - Analysis of emerging technologies for engineers and designers
  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education (Off-campus password required, available at LRC) - Critical news, information and insightful commentary on the full range of issues concerning diversity in American higher education
  • Driving-tests.org - Manuals, handbooks, forms & practice tests
  • EBSCOhost (On campus, no password needed)
  • EBSCOhost (Off campus, password required, available at LRC) High-quality articles licensed from reputable publishers recognized by library professionals, chosen to meet the specific needs of researchers.
  • E: The Environmental Magazine - Information about environmental issues and to share ideas and resources 
  • Fast Company - Innovation in technology, leadership, world changing ideas, and design
  • HathiTrust - Millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world
  • Inc. - Magazine for growing companies
  • Internal Revenue Service - Nation's tax collection agency
  • Journal of Education Advancement & Marketing - In-depth, peer-reviewed articles and case studies on advancement, development, alumni relations, fundraising, marketing and communications for educational institutions
  • Journal of Light Construction (Password required, available at LRC) - Residential, commercial design, and construction industry
  • Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice (Available on campus by IP address) - Rigorous, relevant, and well-respected research and practice making a difference in student affairs practice
  • Library Journal - Features and analytical news reports covering technology, management, policy and other professional
  • Make: technology on your time (Five simultaneous users only; off-campus password required, available at LRC) - Magazine for Makers - projects, technologies, and communities
  • Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development - Official Journal of the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling
  • Metropolis - Architecture and design
  • National GeographicScience, geography, history, and world culture
  • National Geographic Archives (password required, available at LRC) - Articles about science, geography, history, and world culture
  • The New Yorker (Single-user, password required, available at LRC) - Renowned for its in-depth reporting, political and cultural commentary, fiction, poetry, and humor
  • Newsweek - Latest news, in-depth analysis and ideas about international issues, technology, business, culture and politics
  • Nexis Uni (Available on campus by IP address only) - More than 15,000 news, business and legal sources, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790
  • Nuts & Volts (Password required, available at LRC) For the hands-on hobbyist, design engineer, technician, and experimenter
  • PA Government - Official website for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • PC Magazine - Leading authority on technology buying, delivering independent reviews of more than 2,500 products per year
  • The Pennsylvania Bulletin - Statewide and local court rules; the Governor's Proclamations and Executive Orders; Actions by the General Assembly; Rulemakings by State agencies; Proposed Rulemakings by State agencies; and State agency notices
  • The Pennsylvania Code - Regulations and other documents filed with the Legislative Reference Bureau
  • Pennsylvania DMV - PennDOT Driver & Vehicle Services
  • Pennsylvania Game News (Password required, available at LRC) - Magazine about hunting and wildlife in Pennsylvania. It includes articles from Pennsylvania Game Commission staff and other outdoor writers, photos from the field, season updates, wildlife news and more
  • Project Gutenberg - Over 57,000 free eBooks
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - Career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations
  • Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy - Encyclopedia of philosophy and peer-reviewed publications in philosophy
  • Tech Directions - Designed for the involved educator, Tech Directions brings to life today’s technology and provides a wealth of engaging student activities
  • Water Environment Research - Water Environment Research publishes peer-reviewed research papers, research notes, state-of-the-art and critical reviews on original, fundamental and applied research in all scientific and technical areas related to water quality, pollution control, and management
  • U.S. Government Manual - Official handbook of the Federal Government
  • USA Today - News that reflects the pulse of the nation and serves as the host of the American conversation
  • Welder - Hands-on information, real-world applications, and down-to-earth advice for welders