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Wall Street Journal Digital Microfilm

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

View the Wall Street Journal in digital microfilm format from January, 2008 – present. There is a 3-month embargo on the most recent articles.

Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center

The Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center houses datasets from civic organizations throughout Allegheny County and Western Pennsylvania. The datasets provide machine- and human-readable information about key statistics and measures collected by the City of Pittsburgh, the Allegheny County government, Port Authority of Allegheny County, and a variety of others.

Datasets are available under open licenses in a variety of formats, including CSV/Excel, HTML, ZIP. Many datasets are compatible with GIS software or accessible via API.

Westlaw

This resource only available from within a CLP Library location.

Electronic access to Pennsylvania case law, legislation, and statutes.

World Book Online

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

Online encyclopedia filled with facts and information on many subjects. World Book Online contains thousands of informational articles with illustrations, videos, interactive maps, research help, and activities for kids, students and adults.

World History in Context

One-stop source for world history, including primary documents, full-text articles, images, maps and more.

World Newsreels Online, 1929-1966

This resources is available to CLP cardholders only.

Streaming video of more than 8,000 newsreels produced in the middle of the twentieth century. These films, produced from 1929 through the 1960s, provide a unique resource highlighting how we learned about and lived through the events that occurred during some of the most significant years of the 20th Century. The content is drawn from the US, France, Holland and Japan, providing an unusual opportunity to see the news of the day from a perspective that isn’t always American.

WorldCat (FirstSearch)

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

Search the holdings of more than 9,000 libraries at one time. If you find something that you want, and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh doesn’t have it, you can use Interlibrary Loan to borrow the item.

Non-CLP cardholders may access WorldCat by visiting http://www.worldcat.org/

WorldWideScience

A global science gateway accelerating scientific discovery and progress through a multilateral partnership to enable federated searching of national and international scientific databases and portals.