Resources & Databases

Members of the Ford City Library have full access to all of the online tools and databases listed here.  Have your patron number ready to login*.

Overdrive Leechburg
Ebooks are available for download through OverDrive.
Click here to access OverDrive -or- Learn more about OverDrive


Electronic comicbooks are available through ComicsPlus.
Click here to access ComicsPlus

Mango Languages is a web-based learning environment that has lessons for tons of languages.  
Click here to access Mango.


Power Library has loads of resource available to library members.
Click here to access Power Library -or- Learn more


Prepare for college, for that high school exam next week you forgot about or for graduate school using Gale's Testing & Education Reference Center.  Patrons have unlimited access to this web-based tool with their library card number.
Click here to access Gale.


Use PriceIt! to find the value of your collectibles through an easy-to-use web-based application.  
Click here to access Gale

The Gale Virtual Reference Library is the perfect place to start researching for a paper, project or assignment.
Click here to acces Gale.

AP (Associated Press), one of the oldest and largest news organizations in the world, has been capturing the greatest events in world history with photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics, for over 185 years.  Click here to access AP Images.**
Auto Repair Reference Center provides the most comprehensive collection of automobile repair information.  Click here to access.**
Scholastic BookFlix is a new online literacy resource for grades pre-K – 3 that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to help build a love of reading and learning.  Click here to access BookFLIX.**

This scholarly business e-resource provides full-text of over 700 magazines and journals and indexing and abstracting for over 2,000.  Click here to access Business Source Main Edition.**
Consumer Health Complete covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.  Click here to access Consumer Health Complete.**
This resource provides access with biographical and bibliographical information on more than 145,000 of today's most influential authors.  Click here to access Contemporary Authors.**

This interactive e-book collection includes 5 eBooks for grades 3 – 6 and one newly available eBook for teens titled Teen CyberSmarts. CyberSmarts offers users a safe, simulated Internet experience with hands-on instruction on how to deal with important online safety issues.  Click here to access CyberSmarts.**
Access over 16,000 eBooks from the world’s leading publishers across all major subject areas.  Click here to access EBSCO eBooks.**
Use this fun, easy-to-use resource that’s powered by EBSCO Explora to discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health and sports.  Click here to access Elementary Student Research.**
This comprehensive e-resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.  Click here to access GreenFile.**
LISTA (Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts) indexes more than 700 journals in library science & technology plus books, research reports and proceedings. Coverage extends back as far as the mid-1960's.  Click here to access LISTA.**
MasterFile is designed specifically for public libraries providing full text for over 1,300 reference resources, magazines and journals covering general interest subject areas.  Click here to access MasterFile.**
Newspaper Source Plus provides the latest news with full-text access to over 1,200 U.S. and international newspapers. Click here to access Newspaper Source plus.**

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**Database/Resource is provided through Access PA to our library members.