Online Resources

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Access World News

NewsBank inc. "a world of information" logo

Provided by NewsBank, Access World News offers hundreds of millions of current and archived full-text articles from news sources nationwide in a single, fully searchable online database.

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Auto Repair

AutoMate DIY Auto Repair from EBSCO

Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, AutoMate provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.

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BiblioBoard logo

Providing your community with powerful tools to Create, Share, and Discover local content. Collections include books by local authors, independent publishers, and more.

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Business Plans Handbook

Gale Business Plans Handbook logo

Business Plans Handbook is a collection of business plans compiled by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses throughout North America.

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Business Searching Interface

Business Searching Interface logo

The Business Searching Interface (BSI) is EBSCO's highly focused user interface created especially for the business searcher. Business Searching Interface provides an easy way to both browse and search for country economic data

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Consumer Health

Consumer Health Complete, powered by EBSCOhost logo

The single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, Consumer Health Complete is designed to support the information needs of patients and to foster an overall understanding of health-relat

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Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports logo

Search Consumer Reports or browse issues and articles. View instructions.

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Creativebug logo

An inspirational resource for DIY, crafters, and makers with award-winning art and craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

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Driving Tests

Driving Tests logo

Find the official DMV handbooks to study and a variety of practice tests to take.

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eRead Illinois / Boundless

Outline of the state of Illinois. Text reads eRead Illinois featuring Boundless.

eRead Illinois is a cooperative program that expands access to e-books and audiobooks for Illinois residents through the Boundless app (previously Axis360).

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Explore More Illinois

Explore More Illinois logo

Explore More Illinois allows cardholders from participating RAILS and IHLS public libraries to reserve free and discounted admission, parking, and gift store purchases from cultural attractions in Illinois, including museums, cultural centers

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Gale Reference

Gale eBooks logo

From "how-to" to health to homework help, eBooks on GVRL from Gale and our premier publishing partners serve the your research needs.

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HeritageQuest logo

HeritageQuest provides access to thousands of family and history books, the complete U.S. Federal Census, PERSI, Revolutionary War Pension & Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, Freedman's Bank Records, and more.

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Hoopla logo

Instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks and more, 24/7 with your library card.  

Borrowing limit: 4 checkouts per month

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Hoopla Magazine Binge Pass

Hoopla Magazines logo

Read current and recent issues of popular and in-demand magazines with the hoopla Magazines BingePass. This title is available for 7 days after you borrow it. This title is available for streaming only.

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Issues & Controversies

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Featuring a dynamic design and a wealth of new features, Issues & Controversies helps researchers understand today's crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, a

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Gale Legal Forms logo

Gale LegalForms helps patrons understand common legal procedures through access to authentic, professional legal documents for businesses—and it’s the only electronic reference to offer legal forms that

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Libby logo

With Libby (previously known as Omni OverDrive), you can download e-books and audiobooks to your mobile device or computer.

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