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AtoZ The USA
Comprehensive US state and territory resource with 56 US state and territory guides of 146 topics each. USA country data covers 104 categories. [From home, type your library card number in the box on the upper right where it says Library Login.]
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AtoZ The World
Current information on world cultures, covering everything from childhood, dating, marriage, family and funerals to cultural faux pas. Includes up-to-date and standardized statistics, allowing you to more easily compare one country to another. [From home, type your library card number in the box on the upper right where it says Library Login.]
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Biography in Context
This resource combines Gale biographies with related full-text articles from magazines and newspapers, thousands of images, and links to websites.
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Current Biography Illustrated: has more than 15,000 full text biographies, more than 9,400 obituaries and more than 19,500 images from 1940 to the present
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Chicago Tribune (1985 - present)
Full-text of the newspaper from 1985 - present.
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Historical Chicago Tribune (1849 - 1992)
Full-text of the newspaper from 1849-1992. The collection provides access to every page from every available issue.
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Chicagoland Newspapers
Daily Herald (1995-present), Park Ridge Journal (2011-present) and Park Ridge Herald Advocate (1995-present) full text articles.
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General OneFile
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library
More than 200 full text reference sources including arts, biography, business, history, literature, medicine, and more. Try our new tutorial to help you use Gale Virtual Reference Library.
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LearningExpress Library
LearningExpress Library 3.0 features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED ® test prep, and more. Registration with an email address is required. Try our new tutorial to help you use LearningExpress Library.​
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Literature Resource Center
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.
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Mango Languages
Offers language learning in Spanish, French, German, Greek, Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese and Russian. There are also ESL courses for Spanish, Polish and Brazilian Portuguese speakers. Try our new tutorial to help you get started!​
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Historical New York Times (1851-2012)
Digitized cover to cover from 1851-2012 The collection includes access to every page from every available issue.
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Novelist K-8 Plus
Database that can help you search through over 100,000 fiction titles to find books that you would like to read.
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Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Contains information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues
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Science in Context
Information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, and videos. Generously provided by the Bruce A. Michel Library Trust.
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Student Resources in Context
Information on hundreds of topics with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, and videos.
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Tutor.com
Live one-to-one homework help from tutors is available 3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m or use the Skills Center 24/7. Try our new tutorial to help you get started with Tutor.com! 
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WorldBook Student
A more colorful version of the online multimedia version of the popular print encyclopedia for children.  
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