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Arts & Literature

EBSCO - Literary Reference Center

Description

Novels, short stories, poems, plot summaries and synopses, and literary criticism. Research guides, lesson plans, and citation tools support student learning.

Gale Literature Resource Center

Description

Literature Resource Center is Gale’s most current, comprehensive and reliable online literature database offering the broadest and most representative range of authors and their works including a deep collection of full-text critical and literary analysis.

NoveList Plus

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A popular and extensive tool for reading recommendations for fiction and non-fiction. Includes audiobook recommendations.

Business Source Premier

Description

Full-text articles to support research in accounting, finance, economics, marketing, management, and operations management. Includes access to video from the Associated Press (AP).

EBSCO - Legal Information Reference Center

Description

Resources to assist you in legal matters of all kinds, including business law, financial planning, family law, property and real estate, and rights and disputes. Includes full text reference books from Nolo, the nation’s oldest and most respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.

Gale Business Insights: Essentials

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Gale Business Insights: Essentials delivers authoritative company and industry information, articles, and statistical data. Explore real-world applications and develop analytical skills.

Legal Forms

Description

Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others.

AutoMate

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DIY Auto Repair From EBSCO

Auto Repair Source

Description

Offers a wealth of information to help you diagnose, repair, and maintain cars and vehicles. Includes service and repair procedures, diagrams, recall information, specifications, labor estimates, and parts pricing.

Consumer Reports

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Buying advice, product ratings, reviews, recommendations, money-saving advice and tips, and videos for products including appliances, electronics, food, and more.

EBSCO - Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

Description

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.

Boundless

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Access eBooks & Audiobooks made available by eRead Illinois with your library card.

Hoopla

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Access to eBooks, Audiobooks, Movies, Television Episodes, Comic Books, Music, & More with a Park Forest library card.

Gale Biography in Context

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An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people.

Consumer Health Complete

Description

Full-text articles to support research in aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, and nutrition. Includes teen health topics for teens and parents.

Gale Health and Wellness

Description

Access full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more. This comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices for researchers of all levels.

Health & Wellness Resource Center

Description

Access full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more. This comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices for researchers of all levels.

Teen Health & Wellness

Description

Teen Health & Wellness provides middle and high school students with nonjudgmental, straightforward, curricular and self-help support, aligned to state, national, and provincial standards.

Career Transitions

Description

A comprehensive career resource that lets to search for and track jobs, create targeted resumes and cover letters, practice and master interview techniques, explore and identify career paths according to your interests, and find schools and education/training programs.

Gale in Context: Elementary

Description

Gale in Context: Elementary offers elementary children a safe place to find answers to their questions, practice research skills, and explore a broad range of subjects like animals, geography, science, and more -- all in one place.

Kids Infobits

Description

Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Middle Search Plus

Description

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).

Novelist K-8 Plus

Description

Reading recommendations for kids' fiction and nonfiction that you can search by Lexile, subject, and grade level.

Mango Languages

Description

A fun-infused way to learn a new language. Mango prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages, including English.

Gale Onefile: News

Description

Gale OneFile News (Formerly InfoTrac Newsstand) is a full-text database that provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers including the New York Times, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio, and TV broadcasts and transcripts.

InfoTrac Newstand

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InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers a one-stop source for current news and searchable archives.

Newspaper Source Plus

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Full-text newspaper articles and television and radio transcripts. Includes the Associated Press (AP), CNN Wire, PR Wire, UPI (United Press International), Xinhua, The Chicago Citizen, and more.

DMV Test Practice

Description

Provides official handbooks and a variety of practice tests to help you prepare for the "Rules of the Road" test.

Testing and Education Reference Center

Description

Valuable online tool suitable to all ages for standardized test preparation, researching undergraduate and graduate programs, finding tuition assistance, and exploring careers.

Academic OneFile

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Provides millions of articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources—including thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN as well as videos from BBC Worldwide Learning.

Academic Search Premier

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Full-text articles to support research in science, engineering, physics, technology, religion, and philosophy. Includes access to video from the Associated Press (AP).

AR Bookfinder

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Helps find books at our above a student's reading level.

AtoZDatabases

Description

This simple, user-friendly, web-based solution provides details on businesses and households within the U.S.

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Science Reference Center

Description

Full-text articles to support research in applied sciences, biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and energy. Includes the Science Image Collection, a database of high-quality science images from National Geographic, UPI, Getty, NASA, and Nature Picture Library.