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A popular resource found in many scholarly settings worldwide, Academic Search Premier is a leading multidisciplinary research database. It provides acclaimed full-text journals, magazines and other valuable resources.
One of the most important genealogical collections available today, Ancestry has unparalleled coverage of the U.S. and the U.K., including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas. This collection includes more than 4,000 databases and 1.5 billion names.
AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists
The Premier Job Search, Reference, and Mailing List Database. The database includes 2.3 million job listings, 30 million business profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals, and much more. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!
Business Source Premier
Full-text articles to support research in accounting, finance, economics, marketing, management, and operations management. Includes access to video from the Associated Press (AP).
ChiltonLibrary provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks in one easy-to-use web site.
Supports the information needs of patients and fosters an overall understanding of health-related topics. Provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complimentary and holistic medicine.
Find ratings for 5,000 products including cars, appliances, electronics and more. Consumer Union has been comparing, testing and reporting on products since 1936.
FirstSearch/SILC (Statewide Illinois Library Catalog) provides access to the combined holdings of OCLC member-libraries in Illinois, as well as a rich collection of reference databases including periodical indexes, MEDLINE, World Almanac, and WorldCat (the combined holdings of OCLC member-libraries worldwide).
Access to FirstSearch/SILC is provided by the Illinois State Library.
A collection of resources, including census images, for tracing family history and American culture. Great for beginning or accomplished genealogists!
Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center features historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents.
Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
How-tos and creative ideas in arts and crafts, collecting, home and garden, indoor recreation, kids' crafts, model building, needlecrafts and textiles, outdoor recreation, performing arts, science and technology, and scrapbooking and papercrafts.
Home Improvement Reference Center
Detailed, user-friendly how-to information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects.
A video-based how-to training resource, Hoonuit opens up unlimited access to thousands of short videos covering more than 500 of today's most popular software applications on both PCs and Macs.
- All the latest offerings — Microsoft, Apple, Adobe, Google, and more
- Valuable job training — Improve job skills with in-depth training on Excel and Photoshop, or learn valuable social media techniques with tutorials on Twitter, blogging, and podcasting
- Mobile training — Learn how to use mobile products such as the iPhone and iPad
The most extensive free forms site available to library patrons. Thousands of legal forms available with more forms being added daily. Official, State-Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues.
Note: Public users should consult an attorney in your state for serious legal matters.
A literary database covering all genres and timeframes. It includes thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals and autobiographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems.
Mango is an online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication. Through fun and engaging interactive lessons, Mango makes learning a new language fast, easy and incredibly effective.
The largest collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world's leading publishers. Covering virtually every general interest subject area, it also includes an extensive collection of photos, maps and flags.
Database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports. Also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.
Online access to Morningstar Investment Research Center lets you research more than 20,000 stocks and mutual funds; build and analyze an investment portfolio; and learn about stocks, mutual funds and portfolios.
Provided by MOTOR Information Systems, one of the world's premier suppliers of automotive data. MOTOR Information Systems provides many millions of unique data points in virtually any formation needed.
Full-text newspaper articles and television and radio transcripts. Includes the Associated Press (AP), CNN Wire, PR Wire, UPI (United Press International), Xinhua, The Chicago Citizen, and more.
The ultimate reader's advisory website. Locate books to read, learn more about books and authors, and find author read-alikes, feature articles, book discussion guides, and book talks.
A resource for students and teachers, NoveList K-8 contains information on fiction titles for all K-8 grade levels and includes picture books, children's "chapter" books and young adult titles.
Points of View Reference Center
Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.
A database providing popular children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.
Partnering with the Roselle History Museum, the Library hosts a digitized collection of historical artifacts that illustrate the growth and development of Roselle, IL.
Designed to meet every student researcher's needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images.
Scholastic GO! contains more than 115,000 articles covering every core-curriculum subject. The articles and their illustrations are derived from the content of seven Scholastic encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and The New Book of Popular Science. Use the Search box for quick and easy access to a robust list of articles, images, Web Sites, and other content. On the search results page access dictionaries, world newspapers, maps and GoTube videos.
Tutor.com Student Center
Got homework? Need help preparing for the GED, college entrance exams, Grad school entrance exams, Citizenship tests? Are you updating your resume and cover letters? Tutor.com can help you with all of that and more!
The Tutor.com Student Center (formerly Live Homework Help) has resources for all ages, elementary students through adults.
One-on-one help from live tutors is available daily from 10 am to Midnight. In addition to live help, the new Skills Center Resource Library provides 24/7 access to thousands of worksheets, tutorials, study guides and more.
An encyclopedic database of more than 25,400 articles from the World Book Encyclopedia; 248,000 definitions of words from the World Book Dictionary; and a media database of audio, maps, panoramic photographs, videos and animations.