Discover all kinds of other ways to search for helpful information on any subject! The following links offer you great tools beyond Google to help you find the info you need for a class project, area of interest, or updates on the latest news.

Google Scholar Academic search engine
Sweet Search A search engine for students.
Opposing Viewpoints
Your library ID for this site is "ihs".
This site provides opposing viewpoints on any topic you may be researching.
Modern World History Online You will need the IHS username and password.
Please see the Library Aide.
Scientific American
Power Library
(In-School Access)
Can only be accessed within the IHS facility.
Power Library (Off Campus Access) Requires a Erie County Public Library Card with barcode number.
Erie County Public Library

Must have an Erie County Public Library card with barcode in order to access.

Resources available on the Erie Co. Library site:

  • My Idea Lab Makerspace: Design, create, and building using shared equipment. Try out our 3D printers, sewing machines, vinyl cutter, design software, and more.
    • Media Lab: Record music, video, podcasts, and more in our digital media lab.
    • Community Classroom: Learn new skills from the Erie Co. library team and community experts. This room comfortably seats up to 30 people
    • Collaboratory 102 & 103: Small groups can meet and work collaboratively on projects and ideas. This space comfortably sits up to 5 people.
    • Job & Career Resources and Support: Access a curated collection of job and career resources. Meet with our community partners who will help you navigate your career path.
  • Databases, Ebooks & More: provides links recommended by librarians to many free Web resources.