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General OneFile

Gale’s General OneFile is a general interest periodical resource, offering more than 8,000 titles. With millions of articles available in PDF and HTML full-text, the collection is also supplemented by reference, newspaper, and audio content.

Global Issues in Context

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

Global Issues in Context gathers together journal articles, news reports, and other sources of credible information on topics of worldwide interest. Explore all sides of society’s most important issues with this full-text database. Useful for both student and public interest-based research.

Global Reference on the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources (GREENR)

GREENR focuses on the study of sustainability and the environment. It provides news, background information, video, commentaries, primary source documents and statistics in relevant topic areas such as energy systems, healthcare, food, climate change, population, economic development, etc.


This comprehensive e-resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include:

  • Global climate change
  • Green building
  • Pollution
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Renewable energy
  • Recycling

GuideStar Pro

This resource is only available from the Nonprofit Resource Center at CLP-Main (Oakland). Please call 412.622.6277 to schedule an appointment.

GuideStar provides information on the programs and finances of more than 1.8 million IRS-recognized nonprofits across the United States. GuideStar Pro is a comprehensive and authoritative source of information on both grantmakers and grantseeking tax-exempt charities. It is easy to use and updated each day.

Health & Wellness Resource Center

Discover reliable health information through access to Gale’s full-text articles of nursing and allied health journals, pamphlets, newsletters, periodicals, newspapers, encyclopedias, and more.


This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

A comprehensive source of information for conducting genealogical and local history research.

Higher Education Resources

You can search for scholarships, explore majors and careers and find tools to help you ace exams in the Job & Career Education Center. Our collection of reference and circulating materials includes scholarship books and study guides for many of exams, including the GRE, LSAT and CLEP, among many others.

Historic Pittsburgh

Search U.S. Census Schedules for the City of Pittsburgh (1850-1880) and Allegheny City (1850-1870), view images of historic Pittsburgh maps and photographs.

IEEE Journals

This resource is only available from CLP-Downtown and Business, Squirrel Hill, and Main (Oakland).

IEEE Xplore contains a comprehensive collection of full text documents, reports and standards, providing access to the world’s most highly cited journals in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics.

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