Home and Life
- Auto Repair Reference Center: Maintenance and repair instructions from Chilton's manuals. Also includes service bulletins and recall information.
- Car & Driver: Reviews and road tests from the magazine, vehicle comparisons, Kelley Blue Book values, and more.
- Edmunds.com: Reviews, pricing information, and buying tips for new and used vehicles.
- Driver's Education: Free practice tests for Illinois Department of Transportation's written examinations.
- AnnualCreditReport.com: Request a free copy of your report from each of the three major credit reporting companies.
- Consumer Reports: A paid subscription is required to see ratings and recommendations, but lots of general advice is available for free.
- Recalls.gov: Find product recalls and safety alerts issued by the federal government.
- LearningExpressLibrary: Online practice exams: AP, college admissions, civil service, fire and police, real estate, basic skills, and more. Also includes exam guides in ebook format.
- FAFSA: Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid online.
- FinAid: Information about college finance options, free scholarship search.
- For homework and research help, go to our Student Center.
- HeritageQuest: Search U.S. Census records, published genealogies and local history books, and other documents.
- Cyndi's List: An enormous directory of genealogy Web sites.
- FamilySearch.org: Research site from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Illinois Poison Center
- Mayo Clinic: Authoritative information about diseases and conditions, medicines, and general health issues.
- MedLine Plus: Medical encyclopedia, articles, and other health information from the National Library of Medicine.
- Merck Manuals: Free online versions of the popular medical reference books. Information about many conditions and treatments.
- Nutrition and Health: Information from University of Illinois Extension.
- RxList: Information about drugs, plus articles and video clips about health issues.
- Salem HealthAn online companion to Magill's Medical Guide (located in the library's reference stacks - R 610.3 MAG.)
Jobs and Careers
- LearningExpressLibrary: Online practice tests for basic job skills and some careers. Also includes exam guides in ebook format.
- CareerBuilder.com: The Chicago Tribune is affiliated with this job search site.
- Illinois Department of Employment Security: Information about unemployment insurance, resources for job seekers.
- Indeed.com: Comprehensive search engine for jobs.
- Monster: A large and popular site for job listings.