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Comprehensive health and drug information for the layperson.

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Milestone Documents in American History

Primary source documents pertaining to the history of the United States.

Miss Humblebee's Academy

An award-winning, online curriculum for children preschool through kindergarten, providing strength in core subject areas: math, science and social studies, language and literacy, art, and music.

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Morningstar Investment Research Center

Mutual Funds, Stocks, ETFs; powerful screening tools. See More Info for Help and Education / Live Webinars.

NOTE: The company/ticker/fund search box on the Morningstar home page does not work at this time. Go to any other tab (Companies, ETFs, etc.) and it will work properly.

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MyHeritage Online

Immigration lists, census records, vital records, parish/land records, etc. Replacing World Vital Records.


National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations

Part of the Gale Directory Library. Provides contact and basic factual information on the largest nonprofit organizations in the United States.

National Geographic

Full-text issues of National Geographic (1880-present) and  National Geographic Traveler (2010-present).  Hundreds of maps, videos and images.

National Geographic Kids

Pictures, books and magazine articles about animals, science, history, cultures, the environment and more.

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Natural Medicines

Information on the effectiveness of herbs, supplements, vitamins, minerals, diets, nutrition, and exercises. Includes a Continuing Education section for medical professionals and a "Colleagues Interact" discussion forum.

New York Times

Articles from 1/1/80-present. Content also available from:  New York Times Magazine (one week delay), the New York Times Book Review (one week delay),  the Online Edition, the International Edition, and videos. Related tools: the historical edition (1851-2016) and digitized (pdf) recent issues (2008-3 months ago)

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News For You (News Articles for English Learners)

Easy-to-read news stories that can help you learn to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Newspaper & Magazine Lookup

Find out which databases have full-text of a specific newspaper, magazine or journal.

Historical access to scanned pages from hundreds of newspapers. Coverage varies by paper. [Note: and Access Newspaper Archive both cover different sets of newspapers, with some overlap.]

Nexis Uni

Replaces Lexis Nexis Library Express. Legal sources (federal/state statutes/cases), business directories, news/magazine/journal articles and much more. Directory listings from Company Dossier can be downloaded for mailing/contact lists. Topic-specific training videos  available. 

Nonprofit Management Courses (Gale Courses)

Series of six-week, instructor-led courses on nonprofit management.

Arlington Heights cardholders only

NoveList K-8 Plus

Help connect young readers to books of interest.

NoveList Plus

Find fiction/nonfiction based on your interests. 

Mobile version

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Occupational Outlook Handbook

In-depth career information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Path to Career Readiness

Self-paced, self-directed set of online and in-library activities designed to help new and returning job seekers develop effective resumes/cover letters, interview skills and workplace competencies.

Arlington Heights cardholders only


Additional content available through the end of the school year: Dinosaurs, Spanish-language content, and "read more" links to eBooks at the end of each article.

Simple articles for young readers. Special sections on Animals, Biography, Science and Social Studies.

Physical Review Journals

Published by the American Physical Society. High-end journals on physics, astrophysics, optics, etc.

Plunkett Research

Industry statistics trends and company analysis.

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Choose from thousands of U.S. and international newspapers and magazines on your PC or mobile device.

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Prices for Antiques (P4A)

Antiques collectibles and fine art database of U.S. auction prices.


U.S. citizenship preparation course from the makers of the Pronunciator language-learning product.


Lessons in over 80 languages, focusing on pronunciation. Also, teaches English from 50 source languages.

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Proquest Digitized Newspapers: Chicago Tribune

Full-page scans of recent Chicago Tribune issues (2008-3 months ago).

Proquest Digitized Newspapers: New York Times

Full-page scans of recent NY Times issues (2008-3 months ago).

Proquest Digitized Newspapers: Wall Street Journal

Full-page scans of recent Wall Street Journal issues (2008-3 months ago).