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A to Z World Food

Recipes and overviews of food from around the world.


A to Z World Maps

Thousands of detailed international maps (countries, regions, states, etc.), as well as topographic maps, climate maps, and more.


Academic Search Complete

Articles from thousands of magazines/journals, covering all topics. 


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Access Newspaper Archive

Historical access to scanned pages from hundreds of newspapers. Coverage varies by paper. Includes the Daily Herald, 1901-present. [Note: Newspapers.com and Access Newspaper Archive both cover different sets of newspapers, with some overlap.]


Alldata Pro

Automobile repair information and diagrams. In-library use only. The library’s Tech Help Desk now lends OBD scanners for reading diagnostic trouble codes. Contact us for details.

During the library's closure, this product will be available to library cardholders from home.


Alt-Press Watch

Includes full-text newspapers and magazines from alternative, independent presses.


America's Newspapers (Chicagoland Edition)

Chicago Sun-Times, Daily Herald, and Arlington Heights Post.


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America's Obituaries & Death Notices

From newspapers across the U.S. Note: Chicago Tribune obituaries are in ProQuest Newsstand.


American Ancestors

Extensive genealogical searching for census, vital and military records. From the New England Historic Genealogical Society. 

Full access is only available inside the library. Users outside the library still have limited access to some records.


Ancestry Library Edition

Family history data, census information, immigration, etc.

NOTE: Ancestry Library Edition will be available to home users until JUNE 30, 2020.


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ArkivDigital

Source for Swedish genealogy. Contains millions of historical documents, including church records, court records and estate inventories. | Login Tips

During the library's closure, you can ask for at-home access to ArkivDigital, which is normally only available inside the library. Use the library's contact form and specify "research" as the option for how to direct the feedback.


Arlington Day

Local daily newspaper Covers January 1966 to June 1970.


Auto Repair Source

Automobile repair information and diagrams.The library’s Tech Learning Center also lends OBD scanners for reading diagnostic trouble codes. Contact us for details.


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BookFlix

Interactive stories, true books and games to play (preschool-3rd grade).


Booklist

More than 120,000 book reviews.


Books & Authors

Recommends books for readers. Explore by author/title/genre. Reviews included.


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Britannica Library--for Children

Kids' edition of the world's most famous encyclopedia. Includes a world atlasstate profilesbiographiesanimal profiles and much more.


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Britannica Library--for Young Adults

Young adult edition of the world's most famous encyclopedia. Includes a world atlasstate profilesbiographies, and more, as well as "how-to" guides for research projects, presentations, etc.


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Britannica Library--Reference Center

The world's most famous encyclopedia. Includes a world atlasstate profilesbiographies and much more.


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Business Insights: Global

A one-stop source for company profiles and analysis, including SWOT Analysesinvestment reportsindustry overviewsmarket informationcase studies, in-depth news & articles and more.


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Career Center (Tutor.com)

Live resume reviews. Articles on job search tips and interview preparation.


CFRA MarketScope Advisor

Replaces Standard & Poor's Global NetAdvantage. CFRA Research produces industry surveys, stock reports, mutual fund reports, The Outlook newsletter, and much more (and is the provider of these products to S&P).


CheckIllinois

Look up public records in northern Illinois across communities quickly by personal or business name. Part of Public Records Online.


Chicago Sun-Times

Articles from 1/1/86-present. Approximately three months' daily issues are also available via PressReader.


Chicago Tribune (via ProQuest)

Search the complete text of The Chicago Tribune from 1849-present. The most recent four days' daily issues are also available via PressReader.


Chicago Tribune Historical Archives: Selected

1849-1984.  Less complete than the Proquest Chicago Tribune, but has easier obituary/death notice searching.


CloudLibrary

Thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks for your smartphone, tablet, eReader or computer.


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Company Dossier (from Nexis Uni)

Now part of Nexis Uni. Use the drop-down menu at the upper left of the page and select "Company Dossier." Millions of public and private companies, with contact information, analysis and news/industry links. No download limit.