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Databases - Sorted Alphabetically
If you are accessing the following databases from outside of the library, you may be prompted to enter your Rolling Meadows Library card number.
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- America's Newspapers | Remote Access
Search this database for past articles from the Daily Herald, Chicago Tribune, and other newspapers around the country.
- Ancestry Library Edition | IN-LIBRARY USE ONLY
Start your family history search here! This database contains billions of genealogy records and family surnames.
- Article First
Index of articles from the contents pages of journals.
- Chilton Library
Provides photographs, diagnostics, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks.
- Clase Periodica
Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities.
- Consumers' Checkbook| IN-LIBRARY USE ONLY
Nonprofit ratings of Chicago-area service companies and health care providers.
- Consumer Reports
Browse online issues of Consumer Reports or click on search within this publication to look for specific articles and product reviews.
- First Search
Connecting you to information in a wide range of subjects in 14 databases.
- Heritage Quest Online
Heritage Quest provides genealogy articles and records, including census records dating back to 1790.
- Legal Forms
Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues.
- Literature Resource Center
Provides access to bibliographies, biographies, and critical analysis of authors, from every age and literary discipline.
- Magill's Medical Guide | Remote Access
An up-to-date and easy-to-use compendium of medical information suitable for student research as well as use by general readers, including patients and caregivers.
- Mango Languages
Fun, Fast & Effective Foreign Language Learning program for the world's most popular languages.
All areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing.
- Medline Plus
Health information from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health and other government organizations.
A comprehensive online readers' advisory tool which allows you to search among hundreds of thousands of popular fiction and readable nonfiction titles, and also retrieve author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides, and more.
- Papers First
Index of papers presented at conferences worldwide.
Index of worldwide conference proceedings.
- Reference USA
Search this database for detailed information of U.S. companies.
- Standard and Poor's NetAdvantage
Stock, mutual fund, and company information.
(For outside library access, username:rmlib and use your library card number as the password.)
- Statesman's Yearbook Online
Coverage of history, politics, economics, trade and infrastructure information on any country in the world.
- World Almanac
Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia and four almanacs.
- World Book Encyclopedia
Online access to World Book Kids, World Book Students, World Book Advanced, and World Book Spanish.
Catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.
- WorldCat Dissertations
A database of all dissertations and theses available in WorldCat.
- Zinio| User Guide
A better way than ever to explore, read and shop for the world's best magazines on your digital device.