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Online Resources: People & Places

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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


Ancestry Library Edition

(In-Library Use only)

Information from over 4,000 genealogy databases, including passenger lists, vital records, the Social Security Death Index, the U.S. Federal census, and much more.


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.




A directory with information on over 12 million U.S. businesses and 120 million U.S. households, 1.3 million Canadian businesses and 12 million Canadian households and a special HealthCare section providing information on doctors, dentists, and medical offices.


World Book Online for Kids


World Book Student Discovery Encyclopedia designed for ages K through 3rd grade.
World Book Discover
For students in middle & high school who are reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties. Offers a translation of content in 14 languages from the World Book Student Discovery Encyclopedia.
World Book Online Info Finder
A comprehensive site that includes the 22-volume World BookEncyclopedia, more than 20,000 pictures, maps, videos, and sounds, plus learning activities and educator tools.
World Book Online Reference 
World Book Online Reference Center incorporates all of the content of World Book Online Info Finder with the addition of primary and secondary source materials in a single search.



General Websites

(What's the difference between these sites and the premium resources listed above?)
Your source for true stories about notable people, watch full episodes, read exclusive biographies and discover the unexpected ways you're connected to your favorite celebrities.
Country Studies
The Library of Congress presents a descriptio, analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
U.S. Census Bureau
Access demographic information about the United States.
U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs
Important and pertinent information about the countries of the world from the United States Department of State.
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