Health and Wellness Resoure Center 24/7 access to thousands of full-text medical journals, magazine, newspapers, reference works multimedia and much more. Includes information on alternative medicines.
Science in Context Provides information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics using captivating subject matter and showcasing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues.
Books & Authors A searchable database of fiction and non-fiction titles. Contains book reviews, recommended reading lists and books discussion guides.
Elementary: Gale in Context – Provides authoritative, curriculum-aligned, age-appropriate digital content that covers a broad range of educational topics. Content and level appropriate through 5th grade. Formerly known as Kids InfoBits
Inkie.org is a suite of resources – available to everyone in Illinois at no charge – that supports local authors with online creation and publishing tools and allows readers to access locally-produced content no library card required.
Biography in Context Covers people in the news and a full range of history makers featuring biographical profiles, interviews, essays, book reviews, speeches and obituaries.
Opposing Viewpoints Read opinion essays about the big political and social issues of the day. Includes its own multimedia gallery of still images, film clips, and sound bites. Great for class assignments.
U.S. History in Context Provides a complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, issues and current information. This source includes a broad collection of full-text periodicals, reference works, primary documents, scholarly analysis and multimedia content.
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SILC – Statewide Illinois Library Catalog The Statewide Illinois Library Catalog, known as SILC, is Illinois’ first all-inclusive statewide union catalog that integrates WorldCat and the Illinois Library Systems’ local consortia OPACs to provide both shelf status and interlibrary loan capabilities in a single searchable interface. From a single WorldCat record, users will be able to link to a local shared catalog record to see if and where an item is available for loan.
Cypress Resume An Online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes in three quick and simple steps.
Chilton Library Entire content of all the Chilton automotive repair manuals through current model year. Includes diagrams, photos, troubleshooting, diagnostics, maintenance and more.
Product ratings, reviews, recommendations, videos, brand reliability and buying advice. Browse individual issues. Includes Consumer Reports on Health.
Illinois Legal Aid illinoislegalaid.org Free legal information and court forms for those who cannot afford a lawyer. Browse our legal topics, or get a legal aid referral. Chat button available for real time help selecting court forms and other information.
Illinois Court Help: (833) 411-1121 Launching 5/17/21 this service is only available via text or phone with channels for web chat or email to be developed later. This resource is a guide for those going thru the courts process at present. It can assist you in filing court forms and better understand court rules and procedures. General and county specific information can be provided. This service was developed by the Illinois Courts.
Illinois Access to Justice: atjil.org Resources to help advance access to justice for self-represented litigants and limited English litigants in Illinois. Access to forms, e-filing guides and tips for appearing in court by phone or video is included.