Links of Interest

Consumer Health



Homework Help

Job Searching



–Search for government information and agencies
–Social Security Administration
–Small Business Administration
–Government information writer for children
–U.S. State Department.  Includes travel and county information.
–Library of Congress
– access to historical documents, military records, educational and genealogical resources

– website for the state of Pennsylvania and its agencies
– Find your state legislators, statutes, state constitution, House & Senate bills, etc.
– (PennDOT) renew licenses, registrations, etc.
– request death and birth certificates, search death indices

–Find listing for Cambria County Courthouse offices; request marriage licenses & divorce decrees.  Also, birth and death records from 1893 to January 1906
–Find listings for Somerset County government offices
–Find listings for Indiana County government offices

–A directory of city offices, ordinances, forms & employment opportunities

Homework Help

Acronym Finder
—A dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms.

American Rhetoric
—Database of speeches, sermons, lectures, etc.

—Chat live, with a librarian.

Ben’s Guide to the U. S. Government
—Student portal to government information.
—Database of resources about history.

—Instructions on how to do just about anything.

Encyclopedia online

How Things are made
—Explains how things are made.

Library of Congress
—Portal to the Library of Congress and its holdings.

Math Help

Mirriam-Webster Online
—Searchable online dictionary.

Nation Master
—Information on nations of the world.

National Atlas
—Offers maps by region as well as type.

National Weather Service
—Provides weather forecasts.

New York Times Article Archive 1851-1995
—Archives of New York Times newspaper.

Urban Legends Reference Pages

—Offers insight into rumors, gossip, and misinformation

Truth or Fiction
—Offers insight into rumors, gossip, and misinformation


Check out these helpful sites on the Library’s homepage (you must have a library card to access these databases)

Power Library– a wealth of state sponsored web sites

Mango Languages – help with foreign languages

AtoZ USA-current information on the 50 United States

Global Road Warrior– Current information on other countries

America’s News-Newspapers and information from around the world

Job Searching


Careers Internet Database


Cypress Resume

Career Link


America’s Job Bank –

Bureau of State Employment (non-civil service) –

Career Builder –

Careers.Org –

Career Shop – –

Direct Employers –

Diversity, Inc. –

Federal Jobs –

Flip Dog –

Groove Jobs (part – time) –

Hire PA –

Idealist.Org – – –

Job Bank USA –

Job Hunters Bible –

Job Sites –

Job Searching –

Jobster –

Jobverstise –

Job Web –

Johnstown Help Wanted –

Marcellus Shale Jobs –

Marriott Hotels –

Mary Kay Cosmetics –

Maxim Health Careers –

Med Hunters – Medical Jobs –

MedCo Health –

Medical Temp Services –

Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. –

Michael’s Craft Store –

Monro Muffler & Brake –

Monster –

Nation Job Network –

Neuvoo –


PennDOT –

PA Career Link –

PA Homepage –

Peace Corps –

Red Cross –

Retail Jobs –

Sam’s Club –

Schwanns, Inc. –

Sears –

Security Cleared Professionals –

Sheetz Stores –

Skills Group of Central PA  –

Smith Transport –

Staples –

State Farm Ins. Co. –

Snag a Job –

Top USA Jobs (medical) –

Tribune – Democrat –

State Civil Service –

State Jobs –

True Careers (professionals) –

US Army Corp of Engineer –



Of Local Interest

Cambria County Area Agency on Aging

Cambria County Literacy Council, Inc.

Cambria County, PA

City of Johnstown

Greater Johnstown Chamber of Commerce

PA Visitors Network – Cambria County

County Newspapers

Mainline newspapers
The Cresson Mainliner, The Mountaineer-Herald,
The Nanty Glo Journal, The Portage Dispatch and
The Star Courier

Our Town



Schools and Universities

Bishop McCort High School

Conemaugh Valley School District

Ferndale Area School District

Greater Johnstown School District

Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center

Westmont Hilltop School District

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

Mt. Aloysius College

St. Francis University

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

Fun Stuff

Gallery of Digital Images

Great Web Sites for Kids

How Stuff Works

NGS – National Geographic Online

The Ultimate Collection of Winsock Software


Search Engines









Cambria County Library Web Catalog

Cambria County Library System Federated Catalog

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Free Library of Philadelphia

Library of Congress


Librarians’ Choices for Reference Information


BookWire – The First Place to Look for Book Information

GCF LearnFree – Computer Basics Tutorials

IPL Reference Center

Juvenile and YA Series Titles

Online Conversion Chart

Project Gutenberg

SparkNotes Study Guides

ThinkFinity (Thousands of free lesson plans and educational resources for teachers)

What’s Next Database of Kent District Library (MI)
–an online list of books in series


Librarians’ Choices for PA and US Information

Americans with Disabilities Act Homepage

Census Bureau Fast Facts

Census Information for Pennsylvania

Center for Rural Pennsylvania

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

Here To Help–PA Resources During Tough Economic Times

Issues PA

Organ Donation in Pennsylvania

PA Housing Search

Pennsylvania Public Records

Social Security

Team PA Career Link

Trulia Johnstown Real Estate Overview
 Home Buying Guide

U.S. Government Information


Teaching and Higher Education guides


Masters in Educaton Guide

Resources & Tools

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Johnstown, PA 15901-1677


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