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Passwords for Databases

Passwords for Databases

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Destiny Library Catalog

Methacton High School's Library Catalog.  You can log in if you want to renew or put items on hold. Use your regular Methacton username and password.

Access PA Catalog
Search for books to borrow from other libraries in the state of PA. Please email Mrs. Woudenberg to request a book to borrow.

Select from over 16,000 eBooks from the world's leading publishers across all major subject areas.

Quick Links for Research

Search magazines, news, and multimedia on a wide variety of topics. Online encyclopedia that offers articles, primary sources, and online books on all major subjects. Search articles and reports from thousands of international news sources updated daily.

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NoodleTools is an online research platform that allows you to collect and cite sources; create notecards, an outline, and a research paper; and share your components with students and teachers. Click here for the student login and click here for the teacher login.

Use the search box below to search 10 different websites that offer free professional photographs and images to use for educational purposes.

 Websites with Free Images

Features professional photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics for over 185 years of events in world history. More than 3,000 items added daily.

Online Research Databases - Complete List

►An engaging student experience merges magazines, news, multimedia, and more.

►Continuously updated information and opinions on social and controversial issues of today.

►Academic articles, videos, experiments, and more.

Biography, criticism, and overviews on writers and specific works in all disciplines.

►Academic articles, videos, primary documents, and more on topics in U.S. history.

►Academic articles, videos, case studies, and more on topics in world history.

GVRL - Unlimited access to top reference eBooks.

Power Search allows you to search all of the GALE DATABASES with an arrow  at once.

Click here for quick video tutorials on the Gale databases.


Access World News

A comprehensive collection of reliable local, national, and international news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues.

America's Historical Newspapers

Thousands of titles chronicle centuries of American history, culture and daily life from 1690-2000.

The Philadelphia Inquirer Collection

The Philadelphia Inquirer Collection includes searchable newspaper content in two formats: Text (1981-present) or Image (current issues only).

 Other Databases

Academic and college-level material from more than 12 million journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.

Online encyclopedia that offers articles, primary sources, and online books along with up-to-the-minute access to worldwide news publications, government links from numerous countries, and multimedia reference materials. 



POWER Library

A list of databases provided by the state of Pennsylvania as part of the Access PA network.

Peer-reviewed, scholarly articles across all academic disciplines.

Provides full-text scholarly content for all major college courses. Designed specifically for academic institutions.


View the past 185 years of world history with photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics. More than 3,000 items added daily.

►Articles on farming, horticulture, and agriculture-related fields.

Authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. 

Features select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history.

Discover fiction and non-fiction books that match your interests.

►Articles on accounting, marketing and management, and related fields.

News, stats and reports provide in-depth coverage of companies and industries.

►Articles on advertising and public relations, linguistics, and related fields.

Discover biographical and bibliographical information on more than 145,000 of today's most influential authors.

►Articles on law, law enforcement, security, terrorism, and more.

►Recipes, restaurant reviews, industry information, and more.



►Articles that explore cultural differences, influences in society, and more.

Ebsco eBooks

Select from over 16,000 eBooks from the world's leading publishers across all major subject areas.

►Articles on economics, interviews with CEOs and entrepreneurs, and more.

►Academic articles, reports, news, book reports, and more in the field of education.

►Full-text insights, tips and strategies for students and entrepreneurs from leading small-business magazines.

►An interdisciplinary resource for environment and sustainability studies with news, background information, video, commentaries, primary source documents, and statistics.

►Articles on environmental policies, perspectives, and more.

►Articles art history, music, drama, filmmaking, and related fields.

►GVRL - Unlimited access to top reference eBooks.

►Information on high school research topics plus pop culture, sports, and more.

►Articles on the practical aspects of gardening, horticulture, and more.

►Articles on gender studies, family/marital issues, health, and more.

►Magazine, news, and journal articles on general interest topics and current events.

Multimedia coverage of environmental issues, including health care and climate change.

Health-focused magazines, reference, video, and more.

►Articles on architectural techniques, zoning requirements, tools, and more.

►Articles on the hospitality and tourism fields, plus travel guides and more.

►Articles on the information and library science profession and related topics.

►Una coleccion de revistas hispanicas con textos completos.   Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America. 

►Articles on mortgages, labor relations, legal issues, and more.

►Covers topics such as 21st-century skills, organizational dynamics and leadership, adult learning, and continuing education.

Indexes more than 700 journals in library science & technology plus books, research reports and proceedings.

Literary works, biographies, images and much more for the lit student.

Content for middle school student research for government, U.S and world history, geography, literature, sciences, and social issues.

►Articles on governmental policies, socioeconomics effects of war, and more.

►Regional, national, and world newspapers.

►Articles on direct patient care, healthcare administration, and more.

PA Job Resources

Government-provided resources for Pennsylvania job seekers and employers.

►Articles on treatment techniques, experimental research, and more.

►Articles on popular culture analysis and more.

►The most popular and current magazines available from all of the Gale resources.

►Research in all fields of psychology— abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative, social and all areas of applied psychology.

►Articles on world religions, philosophies, and related fields.

►Updated daily, this collection includes 1.6 million articles and 200 journals.

Science Reference Center

Articles and images from science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other reliable sources.

Repair guides for all types of small engines. Routine maintenance as well as extensive repairs such as engine and transmission disassembly. 


A resource for teachers that provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals.


Videos and eBooks people, places, nature, history, and science.

►Robust coverage for both novice historians and advanced researchers.

►Articles on job searching, building a career, and more.

►Articles on war and its causes, current events, terrorism, and more.

►Well-rounded coverage of current thinking and scholarly work.