AtoZ World Food
Cookbooks from 174 countries in one online resource! Explore food culture and traditional recipes from around the world. It’s a movable feast in a digital cookbook.
Auto Repair Source
Formerly AutoMate, Auto Repair Source is the most comprehensive collection of automobile repair reference information.
Consumer Health Complete
Full texts for more than 250 health reference books and encyclopedias.
Consumer Reports serves consumers through unbiased product testing and ratings, research, journalism, public education, and advocacy.
Illinois Legal Aid
Find the most appropriate legal resources for you. Legal information is presented in plain language and in a variety of ways, including video, text, foreign languages, and interactive formats.
Records & Archives
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.
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.
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.
Heritage Quest offers a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture.
MasterFILE Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.
Record Information Services
A public records database that covers new homeowners, new businesses, foreclosures and sales, and bankruptcies.
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.
Google Translate is now embedded into ReferenceUSA, so you can read in 9 different languages.