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Student Projects: U.S. Education System

Education Research Tips

Culture Grams allows you to find information on education for every country in the system!    

Gale Virtual Reference Library offers the Encyclopedia of Education.   

World Book Online has a host of information on education systems (U.S. and elsewhere), the history of education, and current issues in U.S. education.

How Do I Log-in?

You are already logged-in when you are at school.  To access these resources from home or anywhere else, see below:

Destiny (library catalog): 

Log in using your Google PDSD student account.  

Databases and Encyclopedias:

World Book and JSTOR use the username: sun, and password: valley.   

Gale in Context High School, Gale Literary Sources and Gale Virtual Reference Center use the ID: sunvalley (notice there is no space).

Ebsco Explora, History Reference Center, Literary Reference Center, Science Reference Center and Ebsco Ebooks use the username: sun, and the password: valley2022!  

All of the other databases are provided through POWER Library, which allows you to sign up for a free eCard to use their eResources or you can enter your public library card number.  If you don't have a public library card, you can sign up for one to access their large collection of ebooks, audiobooks, emagazines and their databases.  Fill out this form and they'll send you a card number ASAP.

https://charlotte.delco.lib.pa.us/selfreg

See or email Mrs. Smith for help: ksmith@pdsd.org.  

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Log in using the ID: sunvalley (notice there is no space).

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Log in using the username: sun, and password: valley.

Library of Congress

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