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Science Health

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.


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.

Heritage Quest 
Online resource for census data, family records and local histories.


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.


Gale General OneFile:

How to explore magazines and newspapers

Library Catalogs

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.

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The library will be closed Thursday, November 11th in honor of Veterans Day