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For elementary, middle and high school students. Find out about objects and ideas that have changed how we live today from the steam engine to the toothbrush. Corresponds to science and social studies curriculums.
Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis.
Index to 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports, and proceedings. Not full-text but abstracts are lengthy
For high school and college students as well as the general public; a full-text database containing plot summaries and synopses, literary criticism, author biographies, literary journal articles, poems and short stories.
For middle and high school students. Allows students to explore environmental issues and current efforts to reduce human impact on the environment.
Video tutorials on software, web design, business/management skills, financial literacy, job/career skills, social networking, etc. Includes Microsoft Office, Windows, and Mac OS. Requires free account creation.
Full-text magazines, journals, and other highly-regarded sources from the world's leading publishers, covering virtually every subject area of general interest.
Abstracts of articles in medicine, dentistry, and nursing. Not full-text.
For middle school students, contains full text for more than 150 popular magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Also contains biographies, photos, maps and flags.
For both the savvy investor and the newbie, provides not only financial stock and mutual fund information but also over 100 classes on stocks, funds and portfolio building.
A language program for children, Muzzy offers fun games, learning activities, and an unforgettable cast of characters.
Search multiple Chicagoland newspapers at the same time including the Chicago Sun-Times, the Daily Herald and the Oak Leaves.
Access historical issues of hundreds of Illinois newspapers, including the Oak Park Oak Leaves (1902-1977). For the family genealogist, local history buff, and anyone looking for local articles, advertisements, editorials, classified ads, and obituaries.
Fiction and nonfiction book lists for children, award-winning titles, books by grade-level or Lexile score.