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  • A to Z the USA
  • An encyclopedia of the 55 U.S. states and territories. Includes images, antique and modern maps, states’ animal & flower, and more.
  • A to Z the World
  • Country profiles including culture, customs, food, religion, maps, and more.
  • A to Z World Travel
  • World city travel guides, attractions, maps, and more.
  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • An interactive language learning system offering everyday conversational skills, beginning and advanced student coursework, and ESL courses.
  • Access World News - NewsBank
  • Local, state, regional, national and international full-text newspapers.
  • ALLDATA Online
    [Available in the Library only]
  • Comprehensive resource for automotive diagnostic and repair information.
  • America's GenealogyBank - NewsBank
  • Search historical newspapers, books, government documents, and more. America's Obituaries & Death Notices and the Social Security Death Index are part of this collection.
  • America's News Magazines - NewsBank
  • Coverage of U.S. and international news, business, lifestyle, entertainment, sports, and science.
  • Ancestry Library Edition
    [Available in the Library only]
  • View records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more!
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  • Biography in Context
    by Gale/Cengage
  • Biographies of notable people and information on the societal forces that shaped their lives.
  • Books and Authors
    by Gale/Cengage
  • Find that next good book. Browse or search by title, author, genre, series, and other criteria.
  • Business Insights Global
    by Gale/Cengage
  • Research and analyze companies, industries, and economies around the world.
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  • Daily Herald (1995-Current) - NewsBank
  • Find full text articles from the Daily Herald newspaper from 1995 to the present.
  • Daily Herald
    by ProQuest
  • Find full text articles from the Daily Herald newspaper from 1995 to the present.
  • DemographicsNow
    by Gale/Cengage
  • Gain consumer and market insight with standard and customized demographic data reports.
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  • eBook Collection
    by EBSCO
  • Downloadable fiction and nonfiction eBooks.
  • EBSCO Connection
  • Find articles, news, periodicals, and other premium content across EBSCOhost databases. (If the database asks for a "Patron ID," enter your 14-digit library barcode number.)
  • Ed2Go
    by Gale/Cengage
  • Online courses including computer skills, personal enrichment, medical, financial and more.
  • eLibrary - ProQuest
  • Offers classroom-focused research tools with educational content reading and grade level linked.
  • eLibrary Elementary
    by ProQuest
  • Provides students (Kindergarten through Grade 6) with a fun and easy way to do research.
  • Elk Grove Times (1995 - Present) - NewsBank
  • Find articles from the Elk Grove Times newspaper.
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  • FirstSearch (OCLC)
  • Find articles, journals, eBooks, dissertations, and other bibliographic resources from local libraries and libraries around the world.
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  • Jobs and Career Accelerator - Learning Express Library
  • Personalized job search assistance with resume and cover letters, job applications, and interviews. Includes computer software tutorials and local job listings.
  • Junior Edition
    by Gale/Cengage
  • Find a variety of full-text periodicals tailored to students in junior high and middle school.
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  • Kid Info Bits
    by Gale/Cengage
  • Find a variety of age-appropriate periodicals tailored to students in Kindergarten through 5th grade.
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  • Learning Express Library
  • Interactive practice tests, study guides,ebooks, and skill-building courses for students and job seekers.
  • Legal Forms
    by Gale/Cengage
  • Find and print accurate, reliable Illinois legal forms and documents.
  • Literary Index
    by Gale/Cengage
  • Search for the title or author of a literary work to see where it's discussed in Gale's literature criticism series.
  • Literature Resource Center
    by Gale/Cengage
  • Provides access to biographies of authors and critical analyses their works.
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  • Novelist
  • Find that next good book. Search by subject headings, series, reviews, annotations, and more. Also find Author Read-a-likes, recommended titles, Book Discussion Guides, and Annotated Book Lists.
  • Novelist K-8
  • Find titles chosen to support the school curriculum as well as the pleasure reading needs of students.
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  • Obituaries
    by ProQuest
  • Search obituaries and death notices in newspaper content.
  • OmniFile Full Text Select - H.W. Wilson
  • Provides full text articles (1994 to the present) from international and professional publications, academic journals, and trade magazines.
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  • Price It! Antiques and Collectibles
    by Gale/Cengage
  • Identify, research, and price antiques and collectibles.
  • ProQuest Daily Herald
  • Find full text articles from the Daily Herald newspaper from 1995 to the present.
  • ProQuest eLibrary
  • Magazines, books, newspapers, television and radio transcripts, photographs and maps.
  • ProQuest eLibrary Elementary
  • Provides students (Kindergarten through Grade 6) with a fun and easy way to do research.
  • ProQuest K-12
  • Help for researching schoolwork. This resource, for students from kindergarten to grade 12, includes magazines, newspapers, books, TV/radio transcripts, maps, pictures, and audio/video clips.
  • ProQuest Obituaries
  • Search obituaries and death notices in newspaper content.
  • ProQuest Newsstream
  • Current and historical documents from newspapers, scholarly journals, TV/radio broadcasts, company annual reports, books, government documents, and maps.
  • Public Records - Record Information Services
  • Illinois Records of new homeowners, new businesses, foreclosures & auctions, and bankruptcies.
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  • Reference Solutions
  • Create a customized list or search for individuals in the U.S. New Movers and Homeowners database.
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  • Teen Health & Wellness - Rosen
  • Do research for school work or find self-help support. Topics include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying, green living, financial literacy, and other up-to-date information.
  • Tourism, Hospitality, and Leisure Collection
    by Gale/Cengage
  • Travel guides, industry journals, and magazines provide coverage of the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field. Also includes cultural and economic aspects of travel, leisure activities, and tourism.
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  • U.S. History in Context
    by Gale/Cengage
  • Combines primary and secondary sources to cover U.S. history from pre-colonial times to the present.
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  • WorldBook Online
  • World Book Encyclopedia plus an atlas and background information on current news stories.
  • WorldCat (OCLC)
  • OCLC catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.
  • World History in Context
    by Gale/Cengage
  • History resources chronicling the rise and fall of cultures and societies across all continents and eras. Primary sources combine with reliable references to put content into context for every learner.
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