Online Resources

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Academic Search Premier

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A multi-disciplinary database of magazines and journals, including full text thousands of peer-reviewed titles. In addition to the full-text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 8,000 journals.

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Ancestry Library Edition

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Search through a wide variety of genealogical sources, including census, birth, and marriage records. This resource can only be used inside the Winnetka Library or the Northfield Branch.

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AskART is full research toolkit for art lovers, art market experts, and researchers.

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BookBrowse for Libraries

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BookBrowse seeks out and recommends the best in contemporary fiction and nonfiction—books that not only engage and entertain but also deepen our understanding of ourselves and the world around us.

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Chicago Tribune – Historical Archive

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Find articles from the Chicago Tribune, from 1849 to 1990.

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Chicago Tribune – Recent Archive

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Find articles from the Chicago Tribune, from 1985 to the present.

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Consumer Health Complete

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A comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.

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Consumer Reports

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The complete online Consumer Reports. Includes automobile and appliance ratings.

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Video tutorial courses on crafting projects and techniques.

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Data Axle

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One of the most comprehensive and accurate business and consumer databases, with information about millions of businesses in the United States and Canada.

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Explora for Public Libraries

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Provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books, grouped into easy-to-browse categories.

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FamilySearch logo

Genealogical service that includes over a billion individual ancestral entries worldwide. Additional content—including millions of records and images—is available in-library only.

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FirstSearch logo

Search for books and articles that are unavailable in our local library system. If you find something of interest, you may request it here.

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HeritageQuest logo

Research genealogy and local history information.

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Legal Information Reference Center

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A database designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds. It includes full text for many top consumer legal reference books, as well as thousands of legal forms.

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Mango Languages

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Learn a new language the fun way with this interactive tool. Over 50 languages are available. Put the app on your phone! You must create a profile before you are able to log into the app.

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MasterFILE Complete

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MasterFILE Complete offers a large collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world’s leading publishers.

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Morningstar Investment Research Center

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Contains company ratings and analysis, as well as stock and fund screeners.

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