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Developed by the Newberry Library with the cooperation of the Chicago Historical Society, The Encyclopedia of Chicago is the definitive historical reference on metropolitan Chicago.
Read or listen to ebook and audiobook titles on smartphones, tablets, ereaders, Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD, and computers from the library's eRead Illinois collection. Apps available from Google Play and iTunes.
For researchers in the education field, an index to published and unpublished sources on education; includes some full-text documents.
Provides access to 14 databases, including both indexes to articles and books and some full-text.
Brings history to life! Featuring online videos and other media types, leveled texts, voice-over reading features, and soft assessments for 3-5 graders.
What fun--you can listen to entries being read with an American, a British or an Australian accent! And you can listen to the entry being read quickly or slowly!
Search encyclopedias and specialized reference sources that once were accessible only in the library! Our collection ranges from art to technology resources.
Only available at the Oak Park Public Library locations. Easy-to-use interface that introduces beginners to the Internet.
Index to U. S. government publications; some citations provide access to full-text
Articles from scholarly and general interest titles focused on the environment; ability to limit to full-text, or peer-reviewed.
Images of US federal census records; a strong complement to Ancestry Library Edition (available only in the library).
For high school and college students as well as the general public; features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books.
Statewide library of materials in Illinois libraries.