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Access thousands of reliable research resources with just a few clicks using the search box above.  Select “articles” to search individual journal, magazine and newspaper articles or “databases” to find subject-specific collections of information.

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Oxford Music Online

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

Authoritative reference sources on music history and theory plus musician biographies. Includes: The Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, The Oxford Companion to Music, and The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, plus articles from Grove Opera and Grove Jazz. 



Oxford Reference Online

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

Full-text entries from over 100 encyclopedias and dictionaries on subjects such as art, history, languages, literature, philosophy, quotations, science, and more.

PA POWER Library

Pennsylvania Online World of Electronic Resources provides libraries statewide access to over 20 unique databases for library users of all ages.

  • Academic OneFile
  • AP Images
  • BookFLIX
  • Books and Authors
  • Access PA
  • Business Insights: Essentials
  • Consumer Health Complete
  • Contemporary Authors
  • CyberSmarts
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • Educator’s Reference Complete
  • General OneFile
  • Global Reference on the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources (GREENR)
  • Informe Académico
  • InfoTrac Newsstand
  • InfoTrac Student Edition
  • Kids InfoBits
  • LitFinder
  • Middle School Student Research
  • Pennsylvania Job Resources
  • Primary Search Main Edition
  • Power Search
  • Research in Context
  • Science Reference Center
  • TrueFLIX
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.

Pittsburgh Annual Reports

CLP – Main offers a large collection of Pittsburgh area annual reports for public companies in the Local History, Genealogy, Archives & Special Collections Department.

Call 412-622-3114 for help finding these valuable business resources.

Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project

The Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project makes available more than one hundred years of Jewish newspapers published in Pittsburgh. Digitized page images capture daily life in Pittsburgh from the 1890s to 2010, with particular focus on Jewish communities. The Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project is composed of the Jewish Criterion (1895-1962), the American Jewish Outlook (1934-1962), the Jewish Chronicle (1962-2010), and the Y-JCC series (1926-1975).