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  • A to Z Maps Online
  • Thousands of maps including outline, antique, political, and biologic maps and flags of the world, crossword puzzles, and other teaching tools.
  • 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. Viewing this from home? Log in (top-right) with your library card number.
  • 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. Viewing this from home? Access A to Z World Travel remotely, select "Library Card Log In," and enter your library card number.
  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • Search, view, save, and print full-pages from U.S. and international newspapers from 1759 to present. (Now Newspaper Archive.)
  • 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 and Death Notices and the Social Security Death Index are part of this collection.
  • 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!
  • eBook Collection - 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.)
  • FirstSearch (OCLC)
  • Find articles, journals, eBooks, dissertations, and other bibliographic resources from local libraries and libraries around the world.
  • Fold3 Library Edition - ProQuest
  • Provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. Viewing this from home? Log in with your library card number.
  • Health & Wellness Resource Center - Gale/InfoTrac
  • Medical information for students, patients, and medical professionals.
  • HeritageQuest Online
  • Search U.S. federal census, banking and military records, genealogies, local histories, primary source materials, and more.
  • Home Improvement Collection - Gale/InfoTrac
  • Hobbyists and professionals will find information on architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and more.
  • Hoopla - NEW!
  • Borrow digital audiobooks, ebooks, movies, music, TV shows, and more with your Elk Grove Village Public Library card. No holds, no fees. Stream through your internet.
  • LearningExpressLibrary
  • Interactive practice tests, study guides, ebooks, and skill-building courses for students and job seekers.
  • Legal Forms - Gale/InfoTrac
  • Find and print accurate, reliable Illinois legal forms and documents.
  • LexisNexis Library Express
  • Provides comprehensive access to credible legal, business, and legal research, and newspaper and magazine articles. Viewing this from home? Access LexisNexis remotely »
  • Literary Index - Gale/InfoTrac
  • 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 - Gale/InfoTrac
  • Provides access to biographies of authors and critical analyses their works.
  • Living Language
  • Self-paced, step-by-step online courses focusing on developing communication skills. Courses are available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, and more.
  • Lynda.com - NEW!
  • Get unlimited access to thousands of premier video courses and tutorials taught by industry experts in business, design, management, software, and other fields. An Elk Grove Village Public Library card is required for access.
  • Mango Languages - Learn a New Language
  • An interactive language learning system offering everyday conversational skills, beginning and advanced student coursework, and ESL courses.
  • Medline (OCLC)
  • Research all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing.
  • Mergent Intellect - New!
  • Worldwide business information including business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, industry profiles, and much more.
  • Morningstar Investment Research Center
  • Find information on stocks, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, and investment indexes. Includes MorningStar rating information.
  • MUZZY Online
  • A fun and interactive way for children to learn new languages.
  • MyHeritage Library Edition
  • Genealogical records from all over the world. Viewing this from home? Where it asks for a patron ID, log in with your library card number.
  • Newspaper Archive
  • Search, view, save, and print full-pages from U.S. and international newspapers from 1759 to present. Formerly Access Newspaper Archive.
  • Novelist K-8
  • Find titles chosen to support the school curriculum as well as the pleasure reading needs of students.
  • Novelist Plus
  • Find read-alikes based on your favorite authors, titles, or series; reading lists for popular genres and non-fiction; or reviews and discussion guides.
  • RBdigital Magazines
  • With no waiting lists or checkout periods, get free access to selected eMagazines through the world's largest digital newsstand. Read issues on-the-go or download them for later. Previously known as Zinio.
  • Reference USA
  • Create a customized list or search for individuals in the U.S. New Movers and Homeowners database.
  • 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 - Gale/InfoTrac
  • 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.
  • TrueFlix - Scholastic
  • An online resource that leverages the award-winning True Books content to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st century skills through the inquiry process. Viewing this from home? Access TrueFlix remotely and enter your library card number. Requires Adobe Flash and cookies to be enabled.
  • Value Line
  • Reliable, unbiased, accurate, and current data on companies, industries, markets, and economies to help make evaluating investments easier and with confidence. Viewing this from home? Enter your library card number to log in.
  • 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 - Gale/InfoTrac
  • 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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