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Chicago Tribune (1985 - current)

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

Chicago Tribune - Historical (1849-1985)

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.

Chilton Library

Automotive Repair Information for Do-It-Yourself (DIY) People. ChiltonLibrary provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks in one easy-to-use web site. Since this library subscribes to ChiltonLibrary, you are now equipped with decades of data to maintain your vehicle. Just begin by choosing a vehicle at the left and a subject above.

Consumer Reports

The site is maintained by Consumers Union, an independent nonprofit organization that tests various products, reports on these tests, and rates products according to test results.

Contemporary Authors

Provides access to biographical details on thousands of modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. Includes current writers, as well as literary figures of the 20th century, and authors from around the world.

Crain's Chicago Business *

Offers daily Chicago-area business news, plus links to public records and hundreds of local and national business-oriented sites. Throughout the day, you will find news headlines generated using the combined resources of Crain's Chicago Business, WBBM-AM NewsRadio78 and Reuters Business News. In-library use only; ask a librarian to log you in for access to premium content.


Nurture your creative side with 1000+ video classes in painting, knitting, crafting, sewing, and more! Ela cardholders can set up their own individual account for free.

Culinary Arts Collection

The Culinary Arts collection includes major cooking and nutrition magazines, culinary journals and several Delmar Reference titles. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.


Country reports deliver an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people. Also, includes information about the 50 states, a photo gallery, famous people section, and recipe collection.

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