Databases – alphabetical order

*Indicates in-library use only. If you’re in the library, visit this page for links to in-library databases.

*Alldata
Automotive diagnostic and repair information.

*Ancestry
Find census, birth, marriage, death records and more.

Amazing Animals of the World

AtoZdatabases
Electronic phone book plus listings of over 30 million businesses and 220 million residents across the U.S. Create and export marketing lists, research your business competition, and discover a wealth of information on companies by location or type of business. Great for job seekers!

Booklist
Booklist Online offers a generous selection of content from Booklist magazine-a book review journal published by the American Library Association. It includes archived reviews and some Web-only features.

Chicago Consumers’ Checkbook
An independent non profit consumer authority that helps consumers find quality area products and services at competitive prices.

Chicago Tribune
Search articles from 1985 – today. Historical archive of articles going back to 1849 is a great place to find primary sources and obituaries.

Consumer Reports
Search the full-text of Consumer Reports from 1988 to current (through Ebsco’s MasterFile Complete).

Credo Reference
An easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 100 videos.

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
Read ebooks at your computer. No need for a device! The collection includes classics, nonfiction instruction manuals, psychology, philosophy, and more.

eMediaLibrary Downloadable books
Download eBooks and digital audiobooks to virtually any device, including Kindle, Nook, iPad, iPhone, mp3 players, Android phones, and more. Our digital collection grows bigger and better by the month.

ERIC
Journals, articles and reports in education

FirstSearch
Connects to full-text magazine and journal articles, as well as abstracts, in a wide range of subjects.

Freegal Music
Download music to any MP3 player. Use your PC or Mac to add three songs a week to your personal collection.

Grolier Online
A great research project tool for teachers and students grades 3 through adult, produced by Scholastic.  Includes newspaper, magazine, and encyclopedia articles organized by level, lexile, and Core Curriculum Standards.

Heritage Quest Online
Census Records, 1790- 1930, family local histories, PERSI (Periodicals Source Index) – genealogy and local history articles, Revolutionary War applications, Freedman’s Bank (1865-1874), US Serial Set (1789-1969) House and Senate Documents and Reports.

Illinois Clicks
State sponsored web site links using Librarian subject experts statewide.

LearningExpress Library
Learning Express Library offers practice tests, exercises and information to help achieve success at school, at work, or in life. Topics include math and reading skills for elementary, middle and high school; college preparation tests such as the ACT and SAT; computer skills, GED preparation, job search skills, U.S. citizenship and more. Register for a free account with your Glen Ellyn Library card.

LexisNexis Library Express
News, *Legal, Company information and more. Includes Company Dossier which covers over 43 million public and private companies, globally.
*Legal information available in-library only.

Mango
An online language-learning system that teaches actual conversation skills for over 60 languages from around the world, including English as a new language. Learn grammar, the culture of the country, and compare your speech to a native speaker. Learn a new language today!

Magazines–MasterFILE Complete
Search popular magazines and academic journals on a variety of topics for school or personal enjoyment.

Medline
Abstracts for all areas of medicine.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Get comprehensive financial information on stocks, mutual funds and exchange traded funds, as well as market overviews.  Includes portfolio tools and calculators to determine your optimal asset mix.

New York Times
Covers full text from June 1980-current. Includes abstracts from January 1969-May 1980.

Novelist
Find books by Title, Author, Genre (type of story), or Who (character or occupation), What (setting), When, (time period), Series. Create book lists. Find similar books.

Novelist K-8
Find Lexile Measure which is a number indicating the reading level,demand, difficulty and complexity of the sentences. Children’s version of Novelist.

Online book club
Get a five-minute selection from a chapter of a book and by the end of the week, you will have read 2-3 chapters. Every Monday we start a new book. Sign up and start reading.

Print from home

Popular Science

Public Records Database
Public and marketing-oriented data for the Chicago land area: New Homeowners, New Business, Foreclosures & Sales, Bankruptcies.

Reference USA  (see AtoZdatabases)
The Library no longer subscribes to Reference USA.  Use AtoZ Databases instead for an electronic phone book plus listings of over 30 million businesses and 220 million residents across the U.S. Create and export marketing lists, research your business competition, and discover a wealth of information on companies by location or type of business.

Science in Context
An in-depth science database. This resource focuses on key concepts taught in school classrooms, including: Earth Science, History of Science, Life Science, Physical Science, Science and Technology, Science as Inquiry, Space Science and more.

Value Line
Investment advice on stocks, industries and the economy.

Virtual Reference Library
— eBooks — access to more than 1,000 electronic reference titles. Subject areas including health, medicine, science, art, history, business, biography and more.

WorldCat
Find items in the catalogs of over 10,000 libraries worldwide

World Book Online
The online version of this encyclopedia includes informative videos, teacher resources and quizzes, up-to-the-minute news, and a “most popular articles” feature.

*Indicates in-library use only. If you’re in the library, visit this page for links to in-library databases.