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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.

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World Almanac / FirstSearch

 

A basic reference resource with brief biographies, encyclopedia entries, facts, and statistics.
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World Book Online for Kids
With content from the World Book Student Discovery Encyclopedia,  designed for ages K through 3rd grade.

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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.
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World Book Online Info Finder
A comprehensive site that includes the 22-volume World Book Encyclopedia, more than 20,000 pictures, maps, videos, and sounds, plus learning activities and educator tools.
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World Book Online Reference Center
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?)

 
Acronym Finder
A searchable database of over 4 million acronyms, abbreviations and meanings.
 
Bartleby.com
Offers a wide range of classic full-text searchable reference works.
 
Emily Post Institute Etipedia
A comprehensive, searchable, online etiquette reference to supplement the iconic book,  Etiquette by Emily Post.
 
Old Farmer's Almanac
The oldest continuous published almanac offers tide tables for those who live near the ocean; sunrise and planting charts for those who live on the farm; recipes for those who live in the kitchen; and forecasts for those who don't like the question of weather left up in the air.
 
InfoPlease
A free, authoritative reference site featuring an encyclopedia, atlas, dictionary & thesaurus and facts and stats on the U.S., world, government, history, news, sports, entertainment, technology, and education.
 
Internet 800 Directory
A directory of free toll free, 800, 888, 877, and 866 listings of businesses by company, number and type of industry.
 
Switchboard.com
Find business and people in Switchboard white and yellow pages directory.

 

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