STEM Academy

Knowledge Commons
STEM Academy Knowledge Commons
Mr. Jones, Manager, ext. 7209
Mrs. Jordan, Assistant, ext.7210

Teachers and Students should visit our Schoology KnowCo Site for direct access to the research databases and other resources. 


More than a thousand academic journals and over 1 million images, letters, and other primary sources.

EBSCOhostGale Learning
Gale is a world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools and businesses.

Google Scholar
Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.

General Resources

The Free Automatic Bibliography and Citation Maker
Official Website of American Psychology Association
Link to Chester County Libraries and State Library Resources
Website for free downloadable texts for iPad, Kindle, etc.
Free downloadable texts. Part of the Google Library Project: to make it easier for people to find relevant books – specifically, books they wouldn't find any other way such as those that are out of print – while carefully respecting authors' and publishers' copyrights. 

Note: The links below provide additional resources but are NOT fully endorsed by the STEM Academy Staff. 

PSU Electronic Classics Site
These FREE files include original work published in hard copy by the Pennsylvania State University and classical works of literature in English.

PSU Literary Resources
From this site you can link to excellent literary sites on the web.

Renascence Editions
Renascence Editions is an effort to make available online works printed in English between the years 1477 (when Caxton began printing) and 1799. 

Audio: LibriVox
LibriVox provides free audiobooks from the public domain. You may also contribute to this collection and record chapters of books in the public domain.

Audio: Classic Literature & Poetry
Recited, performed, and made into downloadable MP3 audio files for your enjoyment. These audio performances are made for you to download absolutely free, without copyright infringement.