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Online Resources: Books & Authors

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Premium Resources

These resources are available in the library, and can also be used by Morton Grove Public Library cardholders from home, work, or mobile devices

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

 

A collection of over 300 reference books covering art, biography, business, education, environment, history, law, medicine, multicultural studies, religion, science, social sciences and more.

Illinois-Catalog

Illinois Library Catalog / FirstSearch

 

OCLC catalog of materials in Illinois libraries. An OCLC database.

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Novelist Plus / EBSCO

 

A readers' advisory resource for finding fiction and nonfiction authors and titles of interest.

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Novelist K-8 Plus for Children / EBSCO

 

A readers' advisory resource for finding fiction and nonfiction authors and titles of interest for children in kindergarten through 8th grade.
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Tumblebook Library
An online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.

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WorldCat  / FirstSearch

 

A national online catalog containing more than 35 million books, sound recordings, videotapes, computer software titles, musical scores, and magazines owned by local libraries and libraries around the country and the world.

 

 

General Websites

(What's the difference between these sites and the premium resources listed above?)

 
Award Winning Books
A comprehensive list of the most important award-winning books.
 
Books on the Air
A weekly list of books mentioned on television and National Public Radio available every Friday afternoon.
 
Illinois Authors
A list of Illinois authors maintained by the Illinois Center for the Book located in the Illinois State Library.
 
Local Libraries
CCS - Includes: Glenview, Niles, Evanston, Lincolnwood, Des Plaines, Northbrook, Park Ridge, Wilmette, and more (In the CCS catalog, use the [Library: ALL] button to search a specific library)
 
Skokie Public Library
 
New York Times Fiction Bestsellers
Published  every Tuesday.
 
New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers
Published every Thursday.
 
Poetry Foundation
An independent organization committed to the vigorous promotion of poetry in our culture.
 
Reading Group Choices
A resource for selecting books for reading groups.
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