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Statistical Abstract of the United States

This resource is only available from inside a Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh location.

The Statistical Abstract of the United States is an annual one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic state of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web. This database replaces the print edition of the Statistical Abstract which is no longer published as a government document.

Teacher Reference Center

This e-resource for teachers provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals. Subject content includes:

  • Assessment
  • Best practices
  • Continuing education
  • Current pedagogical research
  • Curriculum development
  • Higher education
  • Instructional media
  • Language arts
  • Literacy standards
  • School administration
  • Science & mathematics
  • Teacher education

Teenie Harris Archive

For more than four decades, Charles “Teenie” Harris photographed Pittsburgh’s African American community for the Pittsburgh Courier, one of the nation’s most influential black newspapers. His archive of nearly 80,000 images is one of the most detailed and intimate records of the black urban experience known today. Established at Carnegie Museum of Art in 2001, the archive serves as a steward for the community to discover and engage with its own rich history.

Testing & Education Reference Center

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

Database of college, graduate & vocational schools that also offers test preparation & practice exams for high school, college entrance, professional certification and licensing, military, and civil service.

The Builder

When Pittsburgh and Pittsburg were used interchangeably, T.M. Walker published the architectural journal The Builder: Devoted to Architecture. The 151 volumes of this journal comprise an invaluable primary resource for anyone interested in the material history of architecture in Pittsburgh’s industrial heyday. This collection also explores the people, skilled trade culture, and artisan guilds that literally built the places that define our heritage.

TrueFLIX

The truth. The whole truth. And nothing but the truth about people, places, nature, history, science, and more! TrueFLIX provides eBooks that are enhanced with a related content in a variety of text types and media–including primary sources, fiction, videos, audio clips, images, and related websites.

 

Tuition Funding Sources

Students can search the TFS databases for scholarships and other forms of financial aid, take personality and career aptitude tests, and search for detailed college information. TuitionFundingSources.com also maintains a large database of athletic scholarships. When registering, new users should select “Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh” as their school.

TumbleBooks

This resource will be available through August 31, 2020.

TumbleBooks add animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books, producing an electronic picture book which you can read or have read to you. You’ll also find chapter books, math stories, puzzles and games, and videos. All content is available for PCs and Macs. Some content is also available for use on iPhones/iPads. To access, select “mobile” from the “Choose” menu in the top right corner.

TumbleMath

This resource will be available through August 31, 2020.

TumbleMath is a comprehensive collection of math picture books. All in the amazing TumbleBook format complete with animation and narration.

The books are accompanied by supplementary materials such as math lesson plans and quizzes.

Twayne’s Authors

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

In-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers.