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.
A comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies, this resource provides keyword searching, as well as browsing by key categories, including occupation, nationality, publication, and more than 30 genre categories, including actors, artists, authors, current world leaders, explorers, religious leaders and many more.
Discover 600,000+ biographical entries on more than 528,000 individuals spanning history and geography, and paired with multi-media content like videos, images, magazines, and newspapers. The included Lives & Perspectives Collection supports high-school curricula and university coursework by providing multidisciplinary content on notable figures and the societal forces that have shaped their lives.
Zinio is a digital magazine service that provides unlimited access to popular magazines with no holds or checkout periods.
Download ebooks for loan on your mobile device or transfer to your supported ereader.
For the student doing scientific research, contains the full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books and periodicals. Also provides teachers with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.
Full-text magazines, journals, and other highly-regarded sources from the world's leading publishers, covering virtually every subject area of general interest.
For students, provides essays on 290 topics, presenting multiples sides of a current issue, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Also offers guides to debate, developing arguments, and writing position papers.
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 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.