For middle and high school students. Allows students to explore environmental issues and current efforts to reduce human impact on the environment.
Offers 36 language courses (Pirate makes 37!) plus 15 English as a Second Language courses for ESL students. Good for tourists or beginners, provides easy interactive tools to reach conversational proficiency. They also offer a free app for iOS.
For the general public including students, contains nearly 1,700 general interest periodicals as well as more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents and an image collection of over 592,000 photos, maps and flags.
Download ebooks, audiobooks, music, and video for loan on your mobile device, or transfer to your supported ereader or music player.
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.
Fiction and nonfiction book lists for children, award-winning titles, books by grade-level or Lexile score.
For readers of fiction and non-fiction, contains book reviews, annotations, read-alikes, discussion guides, and book lists.
Full-text articles from this weekly local paper from 9/27/1995 to current.
For serious researchers, a union catalog of digital resources from open archives collections; links to full-text or citation.
In-depth career information covering hundreds of occupations with details on job duties, work environment, required training, pay, and more from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Includes employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.
For the serious researcher, an index to papers presented at conferences worldwide. Not full-text.