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Ancestry

Ancestry (Library Edition)

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Unlock the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.

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Ancestry Heritage Quest

Ancestry Heritage Quest combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content.

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Biography Reference Bank

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Brainfuse Helpnow

Brainfuse HelpNow

Live tutoring available from 2 – 11 p.m. daily for kindergarten and up. Includes practice exercises, quizzes, and flashcard creator.

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Brainfuse LearnNow

Brainfuse LearnNow

Practice tests for ACT, SAT, AP, Civil Service, NCLEX, TOEFL, and more.

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Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

Full-text coverage from 1985 – present.

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Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune Historical Archive

Full-text coverage from 1849 – 1987.

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Daily Herald

Daily Herald

Full-text coverage from 1997 – present.

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Educational Resources Information Center

Journal articles, research reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, dissertations and theses, and books on education.

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EthicNewsWatch

Ethnic NewsWatch

Full-text global coverage of newspapers, magazines, and journals of the minority press.

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EbscoHost

Explora Junior High

Full-text articles from magazines, reference books, and primary sources on all topics.

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Explora

Explora Primary School

Full-text articles from magazines, reference books, and primary sources on all topics.

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Explora

Explora Public Libraries

Full-text articles from magazines, reference books, and primary sources on all topics.

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Gale Ebooks

Gale eBooks

Nonfiction eBook collection covering all subject areas.

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Gale literature criticism

Gale Literature Criticism

Literary criticism representing a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras, and genres.

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Hoopla

Hoopla

Movies, music, eBooks, and audiobooks for your computer or mobile device.

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Kanopy

Kanopy

Classic, international, documentary, and educational films from the Criterion Collection, Janus films, The Great Courses, and the PBS Frontline series.

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LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning for Library

Formally Lynda.com, LinkedIn Learning for Library gives you access to video courses for business, technology, and creative skills.

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Mango

Mango Languages

Language learning from your computer or mobile device. Includes ELL resources and 60 languages.

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EbscoHost

MasterFILE

Peer-reviewed articles on all topics.

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New World Encyclopedia

New World Encyclopedia

General information on all topics.

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NY Times

New York Times

Full-text coverage from 1923 – present.

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NY Times

New York Times Historical

Full-text coverage from 1857 – 1922.

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Niles Bugle

Niles Bugle Archive

Full-text coverage from 1957-2007.

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Niles Bugle

Niles Bugle Archive

Full-text coverage from 2011-2020.

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heraldspectator

Niles Herald-Spectator

Full-text coverage from 1995-Present.

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heraldspectator

Niles Herald-Spectator Archive

Full-text coverage from 2008-2019.

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journal&topics

Niles Journal

Full-text coverage from 2010-Present.

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novelistk8plus

Novelist K-8 Plus

Reading recommendations for grades K-8 including Lexile levels.

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novelistplus

Novelist Plus

Reading recommendations.

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Scholastic Teachables

Provides thousands of searchable and printable educational materials, including activity sheets, lesson plans, reading passages, games, clip art, and more. Ideal for teachers and homeschool families of children from Pre-K to 8th grade.

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treehouse

Treehouse

Video based courses for technology and computer science skills.

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TumbleBookLibrary

Animated, read-along, picture, and chapter eBooks for grades K-6.

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Wall Street Journal

Full-text coverage from 1984 – present.

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Wall Street Journal Historical

Full-text coverage from 1889 – 2001.

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Worldbook Advanced

World Book Advanced

General information on all topics for high school students. Lesson plans and assessments are available for teachers.

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Worldbook for Kids

World Book for Kids

General information on all topics for grades K-8.

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Worldbook Spanish Language

World Book Spanish Language Encyclopedia

Busque en la Internet la Enciclopedia Mundial Hispanica par estudiantes de primaria.

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World Book Student

World Book Student

General information and research guides on all topics for all ages.

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World Book Timelines

Build and share timelines. Use your own events and images or add content and images from World Book.

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