Research

Accessing our page from home or work? You can log into almost all of the databases listed below from outside the library using your library barcode number. Need a card? Come and visit us – it’s free!

Research Databases – Databases A to Z

General Reference Consumer Resources Images Magazines
Art & Antiques Current Topics & Controversies Job & Career Music & Film
Auto Information Kids’ Resources Newspapers
Biography & Genealogy Education Language Learning Science & Technology
Books & Reading Government & Law Social Studies & History
Business & Finance Health Literature

 

eLearning Resources

Mango Languages

Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more.  For children, try Little Pim!

Universal Class – Donated by The Friends of SNHL

This database has online courses including career tools, ESL, medical terminology, time management, Microsoft Office, spelling 101, resume writing, customer service and many more. These courses are taught by instructors and available free with your  SNHL library card.  Please contact the library if you have a card from another library in Allegheny County.

ArtistWorks–Donated by the Friends of SNHL

ArtistWorks for Libraries provides patrons with world-class instruction through self-paced video lessons from Grammy Award-winning music and artistic professionals. ArtistWorks for Libraries offers users everything they need for musical and artistic instruction, from introduction to advanced performance.  Free with your SNHL library card. Please contact the library if you have a card from a different library in Allegheny County.

Consumer Reports

Contact us for more information on how to access Consumer Reports online.

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