American History Online
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.
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.
A weekly publication for investors. Provides in-depth articles examining companies and industries to spotlight possible investment opportunities.
Biography in Context
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.
Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.
Chicago Tribune (1985-Current)
Full page and article images with searchable full text. This collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
Chicago Tribune - Historical (1849-1997)
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.
Automotive Repair information for do-it-yourself people.
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.
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.
Nurture your creative side with video classes taught by experts on topics including painting, knitting, crafting, sewing, Cricut, STEAM for kids, and more.
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.
Daily Life through History
Explore the lives of ordinary people in the ancient world, medieval world, 15th-19th centuries, and the modern world. Learn about family life, food, work, sports, languages and social customs.
A comprehensive web-based solution offering up-to-date resources on demographics and extensive market level information.
Designed for students in high school and college, full-text content includes books, magazines, scholarly and trade journals, newspapers, photographs, transcripts, and videos on a variety of subjects.
Encyclopedia Britannica Library
Comprehensive encyclopedia with separate sections for kids, teens, and adults. Articles, images and biographies on thousands of different subjects included. Find trusted content for school projects or just to learn something new.
Genealogical records from one of the largest genealogy organizations in the country. Creation of a free personal account is required. The Ela Library is a FamilySearch Affiliate. Some content is only available inside the library.
Financial Times Digital Subscription
Receive premium digital access to FT.com. Also included are current and archived issues of the ePaper, a replica of the printed newspaper. In-library access only; please ask at the 2nd Floor Reference Desk to log in.