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American History Online

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Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience. Primary sources, maps, charts, videos, and curricula included.

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Ancestry Library

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Access over a billion names in hundreds of databases, including U.S. Census records (1790-1930); military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories and passenger lists.

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Ancient and Medieval History Online

Ancient and Medieval History Online

World history from prehistory through the 1500s, with special topic centers on key civilizations and regions. Primary sources, maps, charts, videos, and curricula included.

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Barron's

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A weekly publication for investors. Provides in-depth articles examining companies and industries to spotlight possible investment opportunities.

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Biography in Context

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Learn about the world's most influential people. Search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

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Biography Virtual Reference Library

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Find information from full-text biographical reference sources, including biography encyclopedias and resources such as The Encyclopedia of World Biography, The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, Newsmakers, and more.

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Bloom's Literature

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Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.

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Business Insights: Global

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Combines an international perspective and sophisticated research tools with convenient access to a range of comprehensive learning materials.

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Chicago Tribune (1985-Current)

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Full page and article images with searchable full text. This collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.

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Chicago Tribune - Historical (1849-1997)

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This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

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Chilton Library

Chilton Library

Automotive Repair information for do-it-yourself people.

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Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Access all content from the Consumer Reports website. Consumers Union, an independent nonprofit organization, tests various products, reports on these tests, and rates products according to test results.

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Contemporary Authors

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Biographical details on thousands of modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. Includes current writers and literary figures of the 20th century from around the world.

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Crain's Chicago Business

Crain's Chicago Business

Offers daily Chicago-area business news, links to public records, and hundreds of local and national business-oriented sites. In-library use only; ask at the 2nd floor Reference Desk to log in.

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Creativebug

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Nurture your creative side with video classes taught by experts on topics including painting, knitting, crafting, sewing, Cricut, STEAM for kids, and more.

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Culinary Arts Collection

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Includes major cooking and nutrition magazines, culinary journals and several Delmar Reference titles. Find thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

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CultureGrams

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Learn about the daily life and culture of more than 200 countries around the world from an insider's perspective. The Kids section features information written for elementary students.

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Daily Herald

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Searchable full-text articles from one of the most prominent daily newspapers in the Chicago suburbs.

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