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Ancestry: Library Edition(in-library use only)

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

 


AtoZdatabases

Reference, research, marketing, mailing lists/sales leads and job-search database. Includes 30 million business & executive profiles, over 220 million residents with interests, hobbies and lifestyles information and much more.

 


Chicago Tribune Historical Archive

Images and full text of historical international, national, regional, and local issues and events from the 1920s to 1984, and obituaries from 1860 to 1984.

 


ConsumerReports.org

The online version of Consumer Reports and its many associated publications, including SmartShop.

 


Chicago Consumers' Checkbook

The online version of the popular Consumers' Checkbook that provides information and ratings on local service companies  and stores.

 


Explora for Primary School

Aimed for the primary school student, this is a user-friendly interface for content found in Searchasaurus and Kids Search, including top videos from the Associated Press.

 


Explora for Public Libraries

Search popular magazine articles, encyclopedias, subject specific works, primary source documents, and videos. Browse topic areas for research paper ideas. 

 


Explora for Secondary School

Search popular magazine articles, encyclopedias, subject specific works, primary source documents, and videos. Browse topic areas for research paper ideas.

 


Heritage Quest Online

Comprehensive genealogy information from searchable U.S. federal census documents (1790-1940), thousands of family and local history books, and a database of over one million genealogy and local history journal articles.

 


Help Now by Brainfuse

Interact with live tutors for test preparation, resume writing, group study, and much more! New users need to create a free login account. Available 3:00pm - 10:00pm CST.

 


Illinois Public Records

Contains local public filings of new businesses, new homeowners, home foreclosures and sales, and bankruptcies in the Illinois counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will counties. 

 


Learning Express Library

Instruction and practice exams for 85 education and career tests, including GED, TOEFL, SAT, GMAT, Real Estate, Civil Service, U.S. Citizenship, and many more.

 


Legal Information Reference Center / EBSCO

Provides online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books. It contains more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. 

 


lynda.com (MGPL card required)

Instructional videos covering the latest software, technology, creative and business skills taught by experts. Download the Lynda app to use on mobile devices. Available for Android and Apple/iOS.  Video tutorial.

 


Mango Languages

A self paced online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication in over 45 languages including ESL/ELL. Available for Android and Apple.

 


MasterFILE Source Complete / EBSCO

Full-text articles from over 2,000 general interest magazines and newspapers dating back as far as 1922, in addition to hundreds of full-text reference books and thousands of primary documents, including an Image Collection of over 500,000 photos, maps, and flags.

 


Morningstar Investment Research Center

Comprehensive data and analysis on 14,500+ companies, 24,000+ mutual funds, and 150 industries for potential investors and researchers.

 


NoveList Plus

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

 


Novelist K-8 Plus for Children

A readers' advisory resource for finding fiction and nonfiction authors and titles of interest for children in kindergarten through 8th grade.

 


PressReader

Unlimited access to 6,000+ newspapers and magazines from around the world. 

 


Standard and Poor's NetAdvantage

Comprehensive business & investment information on U.S. and non-U.S. companies, which includes data and analysis of industries, companies, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, indexes, and current news. 

 


Tumblebook Library

An online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.

 


Weiss Financial Ratings

Independent, unbiased financial strength ratings of banks, credit unions & insurance Companies. Provides personalizedrepor information on Medicare supplement insurance reports.

 


World Book Advanced

For students and adults interested in personalized learning and digital citizenship. Thousands of articles, primary sources, and online books are available to explore.

 


World Book Early World of Learning

For preschoolers and children in early primary school. Offers stories, games, and original videos that teach early childhood concepts and provides levelled reading practice to devlelop and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills.

 


World Book Kids

World Book Student Discovery Encyclopedia designed for ages K through 3rd grade.

 


World Book Student

Thousands of articles and multimedia aligned to school curriculum.  Features daily current events, assessment tools for educators, and dedicated resource guides.  

 


WorldCat / FirstSearch 

A national online catalog containing more than 35 million books, sound recordings, videotapes, software titles, musical scores, and magazines.

 

 

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