Recommended Links

School Closure Resources
 Please feel free to use the links below to access many helpful resources while you are out of school.  To gain access to the databases in the link to the left, you will need to check your teacher's Schoology page for the passwords, or you may contact me.  To access the PA Power Library resources you will need a public library card.  To obtain a free temporary library card, please visit this webpage:

Careers, College Search, and College Preparation

College Board                                              
Education Planner                    
College Prep 101       
Pennsylvania Career Zone
Military Careers     
Occupational Outlook Handbook (Career Search)
Cumberland County Website

Class Links
Study Island   
Gilder Lehrman Institute (history)
National Park Service (history and science)
Earth Revealed Videos (science)
NASA (science)
Smithsonian (history and science)
National Archives (history)

Recommended Reading/Booklists
Teen Reads                                                
YALSA's Outstanding Books for the College Bound
Reading Rants
YALSA's Teen Top Ten
New York Times YA Bestsellers
YALSA's Best Books for Young Adults

Local, State, and National Libraries
Cumberland County Libraries                    
State Library of Pennsylvania                             
Dickinson College Library
Library of Congress
Digital Public Library of America

Research, Citation, and Copyright Information
Citation Machine    
Turn It In
U.S. Copyright Office - Circular 21 references educational fair use.
Noodle Tools
University of Maryland - Copyright and Fair Use  
Purdue OWL - The online writing lab has information on citations, research, writing, and fair use.

Online Books
Google Books
Project Gutenberg
Classics @
Capital Area Digital Media Online - You must have a public library card to access this site.

Public Domain, Fair Use Media
Creative Commons                                    
Open Music Archive
Free Music Archive
Freeplay Music

Harrisburg -  Patriot News                     
Carlisle - Sentinel