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For college and graduate students, the full text of 8,500 multi-disciplinary publications, most peer-reviewed. PDF backfiles to 1887 and searchable cited references for many titles.
This resource enables consumers to make better purchasing decisions on the products they are shopping for by providing ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.
Full text of more than 2000 general reference publications and an image collection of over 502,000 photos, maps and flags dating as far back as 1922.
Ebsco’s new dedicated search interface for MasterFile features simple search, easy-to-browse categories, topic overviews and translation available in more than 30 languages for HTML articles.
Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
How-tos and creative ideas in arts and crafts, collecting, home and garden, indoor recreation, kids' crafts, model building, needlecrafts and textiles, outdoor recreation, performing arts, science and technology, and scrapbooking and papercrafts.
Literary Reference Center
Novels, short stories, poems, plot summaries and synopses, and literary criticism. Research guides, lesson plans, and citation tools support student learning.
Learn relevant, professional skills from expert instructors with more than 16,000 courses in 7 languages. Enter your Oak Brook library card number and pin to get started. (Patrons no longer need to create a separate password.)
Learn a new language for free! Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. There are more than 60 languages and 17 ESL courses available.
Premier Reference and marketing database including 30 million business profiles and 220 million residents. Ideal for mailing lists, sales leads, employment opportunities, market research, finding friends and relatives, and much more!
The world's definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content, including business journals as far back as 1886.
Illinois Public Records: Chicago Area
Illinois Public Records: Chicago Area - access outside the Library
Morningstar Investment Research Center combines all mutual fund (24,000 ) and stock (10,000 ) information necessary for in-depth research and smart portfolio construction. Also included: ETFs, Fund Analyst Reports, Stock Analyst Reports, screenable fund datapoints and screenable stock datapoints.
Comprehensive resource for finding products manufactured in North America and the companies that produce them.
The most widely used independent investment information service. Includes: Investment Survey, Small & Mid Cap, Mutual Fund Survey, Daily Options Survey, Special Situations Service, Convertibles Survey and ETF Survey.
Explora Primary Schools (grades K-5)
Homework resource for elementary students with articles and images on a variety of subjects. Learn about your favorite subject, look up words find pictures and articles that are searchable by reading level indicator (Lexile).
Explora Secondary Schools (grades 6-12)
Middle and high school students can find historical essays, biographies, maps, images and more to help with school projects. Read magazines, newspapers, learn vocabulary and even translate articles into more than 30 languages.
Middle Search Plus
Resources to support middle school students, including biographies, magazines, primary source documents, photos, maps, and flags. Includes Sports Illustrated Kids, Scholastic News, National Geographic and dozens more. Articles include reading level indicators (Lexile).
Reading recommendations for kids' fiction and nonfiction that you can search by Lexile, subject, and grade level.
Points of View Reference Center
Resources for students to understand issues, develop criticial thinking skills, and develop persuasive arguments. Includes essays, overviews, articles, and transcripts on, citizens' rights, earth and environmental issues, global issues, health and medicine, and media and communications.
Resources to support elementary school students, including encyclopedias specifically for kids, articles from children's magazines including Highlights and Junior Scholastic, and a large image collection.