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Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library
ERESOURCES includes links to:

Access Pennsylvania is an online catalog of more than 2,000 libraries in Pennsylvania.
Ancestry allows you to search U.S. census records, birth, marriage and death records, social
security death records and immigration lists.  – only available within the library.
Booklist Online contains over 120,000 reviews of books and electronic media. Book reviews date
back to 1992. Features such as recommended reading lists, read-alikes, and readers’ blogs
make it a useful tool for people searching for the perfect book.
Cypress Resume allows you to create professional-looking resumes, cover letters, and reference
lists in minutes. Step-by-step instructions are provided.  Made possible through a grant from
TD Charitable Foundation.
Learning Express Library offers an extensive collection of helpful resources for the student and
job seeker. It includes test prep for a wide range of tests, computer skills instruction, GED
preparation, skills building, resume and cover letter assistance, resources in Spanish, and much
more.
The Mango Language Database helps you learn or improve your foreign language and English
language skills.
The Philadelphia Inquirer Historical Archive provides online access to full text articles of the
Philadelphia Inquirer from 1981 to present, as well as issues of the newspaper from July 1860
to 1922. Some years previous to 1860 (1829-1859) are also available but may be incomplete.
All patrons can search the archive from within our libraries. Access to this resource is available
from home to registered patrons of the Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library and its
four branches.
POWER Library offers access to thousands of full text periodical articles, newspapers, photographs,
and more. Materials and resources are available for all age groups. POWER Library is offered as
a service of Pennsylvania’s public libraries, school libraries and the State of Pennsylvania.
This project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from
the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered
by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of
Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.
RBDigital Magazines“The World’s Largest Newstand” Over 100 magazine titles available for
downloading to computers, tablets, and smart phones! No waiting and no limited loan periods.
Interactive elements such as audio and video. Intuitive navigation and searching within each
magazine.
ReferenceUSA provides access to detailed information on more than 40 million U.S. businesses and
over 100 million U.S. residents. ReferenceUSA also includes over 2 million job postings and
internships, historical business information, and healthcare listings. Job seekers, businesses and
researchers will find the database a valuable research tool.
TumbleBook Library is aimed primarily at young readers and readers to be, containing animated
stories to encourage a love of reading. Puzzles and games also accompany many stories.
Libro de Caida Libreria – preparado para nino de lectura joven, estos cuentos animados animan la
passion de leer. Rompecabezas y huegos tambien acompanan muchos cuentos.
The World Book Online Reference Center includes World Book Kids, Info Finder, The Reference
Center, Discover, science fair projects, research guides, and much more. Encyclopedias in
Spanish are also included.