Library Databases

What you need to use these databases:

You will need to have access to a computer.
You will need to have internet access.
You will need to have an Adams County Library card which has been updated in the past three years.

Click on the Icon Below for the databases.  Then you will be asked for your Adams County Library Card Number.  It is the fourteen digit number on the back of your card.  Enter it as a single number with no spaces.  If asked for a pin, use the last four digits of that barcode number.




The World’s most Useful Maps Database!


A to Z Information for U.S. States and Territories

Annals of American History

Annals of America – Historical Documents from American History

Books and Authors

Looking for a good book, but not sure where to start? WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN lets you browse by Character, Subject, Location and Time Period, and get a visual representation of your matching books.


Britannica Online

Encyclopedia Britannica Online

Spanish Reference Center

Encyclopedia Britannica Espanol

Global Reference Center

Encyclopedia Britannica Global Reference Center

Career Transitions

Career Transitions is an online career guidance center that walks users through the job-search process from beginning to end.

Gale Online Ebooks

A number of e-books for research!

Kids Infobits

Kid doing homework?

The curriculum-related, age appropriate, full-text content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines.


Looking For Genealogy Information? Start Here!


Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen’s language.

For assistance using these databases, contact the East Berlin Community Library at 717-259-9000!

Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary

Global Road Warrior

Visiting a Foreign County? Start Here!

Remember: To use any of these databases, all you need is an Adams County Library System Library Card.
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.

World Data Analyst

World Data Analyst from Encyclopedia Britannica

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For a description of the Databases keep scrolling down this page.

Database Description
Wilson OmniFile Mega and OmniFile Select A  periodical index and reference database. The full text of selected articles are also available.
Associated Press Photo Archive An archive of 500,000 current and historical photographs that can be searched by date, place and subject. More than 800 photographs added daily.
Contemporary Authors & Scribner Writers Series Series provide biographic and critical essay information on modern novelists, poets, playwrights, journalists, and noted scholars.
ACCESS PENNSYLVANIA Database Catalog records and locations for materials owned by over 1,500 school, public, academic, and special libraries in Pennsylvania.

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