World Book Online – Going Away Soon!

Library subscription access to World Book Online will end for all Allegheny County libraries.

November 2, 2023

Because our stalwart patrons currently have access to digital resources which provide comparable reference content. These include:

Gale in Context: Elementary 

Gale in Context: Middle School

Gale OneFile High School 

Gale PowerSearch

Science Reference Center   

For library staff: Make sure your patrons are made aware of the World Book Online cancellation and that they know about the other relevant resources listed above. Plan on removing links and advertisements from your websites.

For patrons: If you’re ever in need of assistance navigating your library’s digital resources, you can always reach out to your local library!

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me at!

— Derek, South Park Township Library