Research & Consumer Databases

Online Education

Lynda.com

Lynda.com Library Edition

Access thousands of online video courses and exercise files that will help you learn software, creative, and business skills from the best in the business. Use your library card number and PIN (last four digits) to register, and always access your free Library Edition from this link. You can access this service from anywhere.

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Consumer Guides

Auto Repair Reference Center

Auto Repair Reference Center

The most comprehensive collection of automobile repair reference information.

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Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete

Full texts for more than 250 health reference books and encyclopedias.

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Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports serves consumers through unbiased product testing and ratings, research, journalism, public education, and advocacy. If you are a New Lenox library cardholder, please call the library at 815-485-2605 for the password to sign in.

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Records & Archives

New Book of Popular Science

Ancestry.com Library Edition

Access to a wide variety of resources including: census records, military records, immigration records, and much more. Because this is the Library Edition of this product, it is only accessible from computers located in the library.

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Chicago Tribune Historical Archive

Chicago Tribune Historical Archive

Covers news stories of both local and national issues and events occurring over the past 150 years, from 1849 to 1984.

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FirstSearch

FirstSearch

FirstSearch provides access to over 50 billion library records, magazine articles, proceedings, and more. Much of the information is full-text. FirstSearch is only accessible in the library.

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Heritage Quest

Heritage Quest

Heritage Quest offers a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture.

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Masterfile Premier

MasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.

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Record Information Services

Record Information Services

A public records database that covers new homeowners, new businesses, foreclosures and sales, and bankruptcies.

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ReferenceUSA

ReferenceUSA

ReferenceUSA helps library patrons access the most accurate and reliable business and consumer data for reference and research purposes. No other big data provider goes to the lengths we do to ensure the data your patrons rely on is relevant, comprehensive, and up-to-date.

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