Access Newspaper Archive
Keyword searchable archive of newspapers from around the country. Includes Daily Herald.
Historical newspaper articles and obituaries search.
Search for obituaries and death notices from newspapers around the United States.
Ancestry is only available within the library
Search for your ancestors in census and other genealogical records from around the world.
AP News Monitor
Continually updated Associated Press news.
Full text and citations from journal articles.
Business Source Complete
Full text and/or citations for 1,300 scholarly business journals going back to 1886.
Newspaper articles, current and historical, from Chicago area papers. Includes Chicago Sun-Times and Daily Herald.
The Chicago Tribune archives from 1849 until 1984.
Searchable car repair manuals with diagrams, estimate repair costs, bulletins & recalls, and ASE test prep quizzes.
Full text and citations for articles in the sciences and humanities from Latin American journals.
Suite of databases including: AP NewsMonitor Collection, Business Source Complete, Funk & Wangall’s New World Encyclopedia, MAS Complete, MasterFile Complete, Middle Search Plus, Primary Search, Newspaper Source Plus, Novelist, Novelist K-8 and Regional Business News
Full text and citations from scholarly journals.
Full text and citations on education and teaching.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
25,000 entry general encyclopedia.
Suite of databases including: ArticleFirst, ClasePeriodica, Eco, Eric, Government Publications Office (catalog, not full text), Medline and Worldcat.
Six-week online continuing education classes. These classes cover many topics from computer software and COMPTIA preparation to Genealogy, PMP and more.
Suite of “reference” ebooks arranged by subject: Arts, Biography, Business, Education, Environment, General Reference, History, Information & Publishing, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation & World, Religion, Science, Social Science and Technology.
A genealogical tool to help search for your American ancestors.
Learning Express Library
Books and sample tests for test preparation, GED, workplace skills and citizenship exams.
New skills. Improved skills. Now. Learn technology, creative and business skills you can use today.
Learn to speak any of over 70 languages with self-paced lessons.
Magazine articles, reference books, biographies and primary source documents aimed at high school research projects.
Magazine and journal articles from 2,000 publications dating back to 1922. Plus full text from more than 1,000 reference books.
Full text and citations of articles on medicine, dentistry and nursing. Most are aimed at medical professionals.
Middle Search Plus
Magazine articles, biographies and primary source documents for middle school research projects.
Language learning tool for children. English, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Russian and more available.
Newspaper Source Plus
Full text articles from more than 860 newspapers, plus television and radio transcripts.
Newspaper archives including the Daily Herald, Post-Tribune, Wheeling Countryside and more.
Find read-alikes, book discussion guides, lists of award winning novels and more.
Find read-alikes, lists of award winning titles and more for children from birth through high school.
Magazine articles for elementary school research projects.
Search for articles from many different newspapers. Includes the Chicago Tribune (1985 to current).
Record Information Services
Chicago area marketing information on real estate transactions, new businesses, foreclosures and bankruptcies.
A national level phone book with powerful search tools built in. What else can I use it for?
Regional Business News
Full text and citations for business articles including the Investor's Business Daily.
Sesame Street eBooks
Fun, beautiful ebooks and games starring your favorite Sesame Street characters.
Pro- and con- essays on current events topics.
Get live one-on-one homework help from certified tutors in a variety of subjects.
Investment data, tools, and analysis from one of the best known companies in the field.
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Current events articles drawn from online news feeds.
Ratings and evaluations of insurance companies, credit unions, banks, stocks and mutual funds. Formerly The Street Ratings.
Catalog of library holdings from around the world.
A digital collection of magazines and journals on a variety of topics.