Science & Technology Resources

If you are accessing the following databases from outside of the library, you may be prompted to enter your Rolling Meadows Library card number.

Subscription Databases
Title Description Use @ Home?
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
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
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
Opposing Viewpoints inCONTEXT An online resource for those seeking information and opinions on hundreds of today's social issues. 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
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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