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Databases

Title Description Use @ Home?
Ancestry Library Edition View records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more! No
ArticleFirst Index of articles from the contents pages of journals. Yes
AtoZ World Food Photos, quotes, and traditional recipes for 174 countries. A research tool for both recipes and food culture. Yes
AtoZ World Travel Information about 202 world cities; including points of interest, foods, culture, language, and more. The knowledge you need to experience the world and all its wonders. Yes
Axis 360 Digital books and audiobooks primarily for children. Yes
Book Flix Books come to life! This early literacy resource pairs storybooks and nonfiction eBooks. Yes - Click here
Chicagoland Newspapers Archives of the Chicago Sun Times, Rolling Meadows Review, Daily Herald and other Chicagoland newspapers. Includes America's Obituaries & Death Notices. Yes
Chicago Sun Times Search this database for articles from the Chicago Sun Times, from 1986 to current. Yes
Chicago Tribune Search this database for articles from the Chicago Tribune, from 1985 to current. Yes - Click here
Chicago Tribune Historical Search this database for past articles from the Chicago Tribune, from 1849 to 1991. Yes - Click here
Chilton Library Provides diagrams, diagnostics, step-by-step procedures, maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and service bulletins for automobiles and light trucks. Yes
ClasePeriodica Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities. Yes
Consumers' Checkbook Ratings of Chicago-area service companies and health care providers. Yes - Click here
Consumer Reports An online version of the magazine. Search to find specific articles and product reviews. Yes
CultureGrams Information on over 200 countries and territories with particular emphasis on customs, lifestyles and social conditions. Contains a World Edition, Kids' Edition, States Edition and Provinces Edition. Yes - Click here
Daily Herald Search this database for articles from the Daily Herald, from 1995 to current. Yes
eBooks Catalog of online electronic books in libraries worldwide. Yes
Electronic Collections Online A collection of scholarly journals. Yes
ERIC Journal articles and reports in education. Yes
First Search Connecting you to information in a wide range of subject databases, including WorldCat. Yes
FreedomFlix U.S. History for young students. Yes - Click here
Gale Courses Free online instructor-led courses in computer skills, personal enrichment, medical, financial, and more. Yes
Gale Virtual Reference Library A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Yes
GCF Learn Free The freedom to learn what you want, when you want, absolutely free! Check out our Everyday Life, Basic Math, and Computer Training today! Yes
General OneFile Access magazine and periodical articles across a wide range of topics. Many are PDF & HTML full-text. Yes
GPO Monthly Catalog U.S. government publications. Yes
Heritage Quest Online Provides genealogy articles and records, including census records dating back to 1790. Yes
Illinois Group Catalog Catalog of materials in Illinois libraries. Yes
Illinois Public Records Database of public records including real estate transfers, new businesses, bankruptcies, and foreclosures. Yes - Click here
Legal Forms Illinois legal forms for personal, business, real estate, litigation, etc. (Word or PDF). Also includes U.S. Attorney Directory. Yes
Lynda.com Lynda.com is an online education company offering thousands of video courses in software, creative, and business skills. The company produces video tutorials taught by industry experts. Yes
Magill's Medical Guide Medical information for patients, caregivers, and student research. Yes - Click here
Mango Languages An interactive language learning system offering everyday conversational skills, beginning and advanced student coursework, and ESL courses. Yes
Medline All areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing. Yes
Medline Plus Comprehensive health and drug information for the layperson, from the National Library of Medicine. Yes
MUZZY Club Especially designed for children, Muzzy is a comprehensive, interactive and fun way to learn a second language. Includes Spanish, French, German, Italian, English, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese and Russian. Yes
My MediaMall Borrow eBooks & audiobooks 24/7 using your Rolling Meadows Library card. Yes
Novelist K-8 Plus Designed especially for elementary and middle school students with fiction and nonfiction titles chosen to support the school curriculum as well as reading for pleasure.. Yes
Novelist Plus Comprehensive reader's advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction. Includes read-a-likes, reading lists, reviews and discussion guides. Yes
OAIster Union catalog of digital resources. Yes
Obituaries & Death Notices The largest and most comprehensive collection of newspaper obituaries and death notices. Yes
Opposing Viewpoints inCONTEXT An online resource for those seeking information and opinions on hundreds of today's social issues. Yes
PapersFirst Index of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Yes
Power Search A search platform that searches across all the Gale Databases. Yes
Proceedings Index of worldwide conference proceedings. Yes
PubMed Citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, journals and online books. Citations may include links to full text content. Yes
Reference USA Business directory, residential listings, demographics and health care listings for the US and Canada. Records can be downloaded for mailing/contact lists. Yes
Scholastic GO! An online Encyclopedia especially for kids. Scholastic GO is the most age-appropriate, comprehensive learning and knowledge resource available on the Internet today. Yes - Click here
Standard and Poor's NetAdvantage Business, industry and investment information for stocks, mutual funds, and companies. Yes - Click here
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TrueFlix Scholastic TrueFlix is online nonfiction books brought to life resource focusing on engaging science and social studies content for students spanning grades 3-5. Yes - Click here
World Book Online access to World Book Kids, Info Finder, Online Reference Center, Timelines and more. Yes
World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos A-Z búsqueda, Diccionario Visual, Mudo De Animales, Actividades y más. Yes
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WorldCat Catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide. Yes
WorldCat Discovery Discovery and access to the world's library collections for electronic, digital and physical materials. Covers multiple databases. Yes
WorldCat Dissertations A database of all dissertations and theses available in WorldCat. Yes
Zinio Free access to selected eMagazines with no waiting lists or checkout periods. Read issues online or download. Yes
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