REMOTE ACCESS TO MOST DATABASES IS LIMITED TO AHML RESIDENT CARDHOLDERS
Recipes and cultural background of US regional food and traditions.
A large-scale encyclopedia of US state and country information. Topics include history, geography, demographics, education, food and recipes, government, crime, maps, media outlets, symbols, sports, and more.
Information about the culture, language, history, food, religion, and much more, for 175 countries.
Thousands of detailed international maps (countries, regions, states, etc.), as well as topographic maps, climate maps, and more.
Articles from thousands of magazines/journals, covering all topics.
Historical access to scanned pages from hundreds of newspapers. Coverage varies by paper. Includes the Daily Herald, 1901-present. [Note: Newspapers.com and Access Newspaper Archive both cover different sets of newspapers, with some overlap.]
During the library's closure, this product will be available to library cardholders from home.
NOTE: Replaced by Newsbank's new, more comprehensive Chicago Community Collection database.
This product has been replaced by the new, larger HeritageHub database, also from Newsbank.
From newspapers across the U.S. Note: Chicago Tribune obituaries are in ProQuest Newsstand/Global Newsstream.
Extensive genealogical searching for census, vital and military records. From the New England Historic Genealogical Society.
NOTE 6/22/20: Full remote access will be available to cardholders while the library building has limited public access.
Non-cardholders outside the library still have limited access to some records here.
Family history data, census information, immigration, etc.
NOTE: Ancestry Library Edition will be available to home users until December 31, 2021.
Source for Swedish genealogy. Contains millions of historical documents, including church records, court records and estate inventories. | Login Tips
During the library's closure, you can ask for at-home access to ArkivDigital, which is normally only available inside the library. Use the library's contact form and specify "research" as the option for how to direct the feedback.
Local daily newspaper Covers January 1966 to June 1970.
NEW: Recordings of many of the library's virtual programs on a wide variety of topics--books & authors, crafts, history, genealogy, business, test prep, and more.
Historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more from specific time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom.
Interactive stories, true books and games to play (preschool-3rd grade).
More than 120,000 book reviews.
Monthly magazine highlighting new book releases and author interviews. Current freely available issues available online for January 2020-present. Also visit their YouTube channel for additional features and interviews.
Recommends books for readers. Explore by author/title/genre. Reviews included.
Live resume reviews. Articles on job search tips and interview preparation.
Replaces Standard & Poor's Global NetAdvantage. CFRA Research produces industry surveys, stock reports, mutual fund reports, The Outlook newsletter, and much more (and is the provider of these products to S&P).
Look up public records in northern Illinois across communities quickly by personal or business name. Part of Public Records Online.