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Short, self-paced video tutorials to familiarize you with using a computer and the Internet.
For the health-conscious consumer, covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
Ratings, reviews, recommendation & buying advice from the source that buyers trust.
Get ratings on local service firms and stores, such as auto repair shops, plumbers, dentists, banks, & insurance companies, covering the entire Chicagoland area.
Start here to find out about people in other countries! Listen to the national anthem, look at pictures, and try recipes. Learn about each country’s history, customs, and government, and see what everyday life is like.
For historians, genealogists, and the general public, this is a collection of Sanborn fire insurance maps for Illinois.
What are Sanborn maps? The Sanborn Map Company published these large-scale plans for fire insurance purposes, including the outline of each building, the size, shape, construction materials, height, and location of windows and doors. The maps also give street names, property boundaries, building use, and house and block numbers.
For elementary, middle and high school students. Covers the origins and rise of each civilization; the role of women; methods of warfare; daily life and customs; diet; housing; legal system; religion, and holidays.
For preschool and elementary school students. Offers narrated stories, provides leveled reading practice, and is a child’s first online encyclopedia!
Browse a collection of over 5000, mostly nonfiction, ebooks; transfer them to your mobile device or view them instantly with a web-based reader.
Provides access to thousands of fiction and non-fiction downloadable ebooks, with selections in nine languages.
Index to over 665,000 online electronic books cataloged by OCLC members. Not full-text.
Index to journal articles. Not full-text.
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Newberry Library with the cooperation of the Chicago Historical Society, The Encyclopedia of Chicago is the definitive historical reference on metropolitan Chicago.
For researchers in the education field, an index to published and unpublished sources on education; includes some full-text documents.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.