Full-text articles to support research in science, engineering, physics, technology, religion, and philosophy. Includes access to video from the Associated Press (AP).
The world’s most popular online genealogy resource that provides access to over a billion names in hundreds of databases, as well as record collections from all over the world.
AtoZdatabases is the Premier Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business & executive profiles & 240 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more.
Offers a wealth of information to help you diagnose, repair, and maintain cars and vehicles. Includes service and repair procedures, diagrams, recall information, specifications, labor estimates, and parts pricing.
Full-text articles to support research in accounting, finance, economics, marketing, management, and operations management. Includes access to video from the Associated Press.
Explore and stay informed on topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the Chicago area including the Chicago Sun-Times, Daily Herald and Itasca Press. Available remotely 24/7 on any device.
Full-text articles to support research in aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, and nutrition. Includes teen health topics for teens and parents.
Buying advice, product ratings, reviews, recommendations, money-saving advice and tips, and videos for products including appliances, electronics, food, and more.
Creativebug.com has thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.
Full-text articles to support research in history and genealogy and lesson plans to support student learning.
Resources to assist you in legal matters of all kinds, including business law, financial planning, family law, property and real estate, and rights and disputes. Includes full text reference books from Nolo.
Novels, short stories, poems, plot summaries and synopses, and literary criticism. Research guides, lesson plans, and citation tools support student learning.
Mango Languages is an online language-learning system that helps you learn over 60 foreign languages such as Spanish, German, French, and Pirate.
A good place to start for research and homework. Includes full-text articles, reference books, primary source documents, photos, maps, flags, and videos from the Associated Press (AP).
Resources to support middle school students, including biographies, magazines, primary source documents, photos, maps, and flags. Includes Sports Illustrated Kids, Scholastic News, National Geographic and dozens more. Articles include reading level indicators (Lexile).
Reading recommendations for kids’ fiction and nonfiction that you can search by Lexile, subject, and grade level.
A popular and extensive tool for reading recommendations for fiction and non-fiction. Includes audiobook recommendations.
Resources for students to understand issues, develop critical thinking skills, and develop persuasive arguments.
Resources to support elementary school students, including encyclopedias specifically for kids, articles from children’s magazines including Highlights and Junior Scholastic, and a large image collection.
Resources for middle and high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects. Includes text-to-speech tools and Lexile Measures to indicate a text’s level of reading difficulty.
Full-text articles to support research in applied sciences, biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and energy. Includes the Science Image Collection, a database of high-quality science images from National Geographic, UPI, Getty, NASA, and Nature Picture Library.
Full-text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. Includes business videos, a help and advice section, and details on how to create business plans.
Tutor.com connects learners with qualified, expert tutors online and on-demand. They provide tutoring services in more than 200 academic subjects and test preparation areas in an engaging and uplifting learning environment. Live tutors are available from 3 to 10 p.m. every day. You can access all other tools on the site at any time.
Universal Class offers over 500 classes, many offering CEUs, and over 100 video-audit classes in areas like computer training, self-development, teacher resources, web development, and more.
Contains a variety of databases (WorldCat, Medline, and ERIC), indexing books, periodicals, and non-book materials.