Library Links for Students
Page Updated: March 20, 2014
Below are links provided by the Library Department that may assist students in researching topics for classroom assignments.
Login username and password are the same as on the school network.
OverDrive is the leading full-service digital distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, music and video worldwide. We deliver secure management, DRM protection, and download fulfillment services for publishers, libraries, schools, and retailers–serving millions of end users globally.

Destiny is a library search interface that allows students to search the Northern Lehigh School District libraries by keyword, title, author, subject, or series.

Bloom's Literature, formerly Bloom's Literary Reference Online, has been updated with a new design, new features, and enhanced video offerings. This accessible database features content from Facts On File's extensive literature collection; hundreds of Harold Bloom's essays examining the lives and works of great writers; thousands of critical articles published by noted scholars under the Bloom's Literary Criticism imprint; extensive entries on literary topics, themes, movements, genres, and authors; and almost 2,200 video clips. The redesigned home page now offers spotlights of a featured author, work, and video; direct browsing of Bloom's Literary Canon; a link to search by education standards; and more. Enhanced browse and search features include in-text links and numerous options for further research, including the ability to browse characters, authors, and works. Entries can also be browsed by date, author type, literary genre, and nationality, and users can now refine their searches using multiple criteria at once. A new Performance Video gateway page provides easy access to all full-length videos of classic productions.

Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, is a world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools and businesses. Best known for its accurate and authoritative reference content as well as its intelligent organization of full-text magazine and newspaper articles, the company creates and maintains more than 600 databases that are published online, in print, as eBooks and in microform.

Developed as a reference resource for student research, Marshall Cavendish Digital offers products covering a wide array of subjects and interests within the school curriculum. Based on and expanded from their award-winning printed encyclopedias and nonfiction series, each title offers all of the authoritative content and visual excitement you would expect from Marshall Cavendish, with the addition of online functionality that reflects the experience and needs of a new generation of students.

The Web's most comprehensive platform for the academic research process Integrated tools for note-taking, outlining, citation, document archiving/annotation, and collaborative research and writing.

Power Library can not be accessed outside the Northern Lehigh High School without a public library card.
Power Library allows students to access information from over 40 databases. It also offers access to resources such as: newspapers, magazines, videos, instruction manuals, journals, pictures, literature and much more. In addition to the resources available on Power Library, students can also access books from libraries across the state of Pennsylvania, using Access Pennsylvania.

The Northern Lehigh School District, in a consortium with all Lehigh County School Districts, has purchased a license to Career Cruising. Career Cruising is a web-based program that assists students in identifying their interests, researching careers, colleges, scholarships, and assists in tasks like building a resume and other work related skills. Students are able to develop portfolios that can be accessed throughout their years in high school and beyond. To date, almost 1200 students have used and created a portfolio on Career Cruising. We encourage you to check out this valuable web site.

The Internet Public Library is a global information community that provides in-service learning and volunteer opportunities for library and information science students and professionals, offers a collaborative research forum, and supports and enhances library services through the provision of authoritative collections, information assistance, and information instruction for the public.