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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


World Almanac / FirstSearch


A basic reference resource with brief biographies, encyclopedia entries, facts, and statistics.
worldbook_advanced World Book Advanced  For students and adults interested in personal learning and digital citizenship. Thousands of articles, primary sources, and online books are available to explore.
World Book Kids
A kid-friendly encyclopedia with a simple, graphical interface. 



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.
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.
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.
Find business and people in Switchboard white and yellow pages directory.


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