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Databases beginning with C

Title Description Use @ home?
Career Center (
Live resume reviews. Articles on job search tips and interview preparation.
Look up public records in northern Illinois across communities quickly by personal or business name.  Part of Public Records Online.
Chicago Sun-Times
Articles from 1/1/86-current.
Chicago Tribune (via ProQuest)
Search the complete text of The Chicago Tribune from 1849 to today.
Chicago Tribune Historical Archives: Selected
1849-1984.  Less complete than the Proquest Chicago Tribune, but has easier obituary/death notice searching.
Computer eBooks (3M)
Includes titles from popular series such as  "Dummies" and "Teach Yourself Visually."
Computer eBooks (Overdrive)
Includes titles from popular series such as  "Dummies" and "Teach Yourself Visually."
Consumer's Checkbook
Find high-quality products and services at competitive prices.  Full access (including at-home access and the ability to submit reviews) is for Arlington Heights cardholders only.  Non-Arlington Heights cardholders, please click here for limited access.
Product reviews for home, health, electronics, etc. You can also browse individual CR issues (2009-present).
Contemporary Literary Criticism Select
Critical articles on writings by contemporary authors now living or who died after December 31, 1959.
Core Concepts: Biology
Explore plant & animal life, evolution, genetics, ecology, scientists' biographies and more. Includes lesson plans and curriculum material for teachers.
Core Concepts: Periodic Table
Explore the elements, learn about their properties and uses. Includes lesson plans and curriculum material for teachers.
Corporate Affiliations
Directory of 200,000 parent and subsidiary companies worldwide. Records can be downloaded for mailing/contact lists. Tip: Please click the "Sign Off" link at upper right when you're done using this database.
Country Reports
In-depth profiles of countries from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.
Learn about world's countries and peoples; see Quick Start Guide.
Schedule an appointment to get help with these and other interests:
  • downloading eBooks
  • researching genealogy
  • finding a job
  • computers and technology
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