Business and Careers


by Gale / Cengage

Connect with a wealth of highly detailed demographic data on more than 24 million U.S. businesses and 206 million consumers. Ideal for gaining consumer and market insight.

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship

by Gale / Cengage

A comprehensive database that covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more.

Gale Business: Plan Builder

by Gale / Cengage

A step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit.

Gale Business: Plan Builder requires each first-time user to create a username (at least 6 characters) and password. To set up your personal account, select the orange "GET STARTED" button. Then, under "First Time Here?", select the purple "Get Started" button.

Gale Courses

by Gale / Cengage

Gale Courses offers online courses in computer skills, personal enrichment, medical, financial, and more.

Job and Career Accelerator


Personalized job search assistance with resume and cover letters, job applications, and interviews. Includes computer software tutorials and local job listings.

Learning Express Library


Practice tests for all levels of standardized tests, study guides, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information for students of all ages.

Legal Forms

by Gale / Cengage

Find and print accurate, reliable Illinois legal forms and documents.

Mergent Intellect

by FTSE Russell

Worldwide business information including business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, industry profiles, and much more.

Nexis Uni

Provides access to a wide range of information on business, business resources, and newspaper and magazine articles.

Viewing this from home?
Visit Nexis Uni, then in the Find your organization section type "Elk Grove Village Public Library" in the search box and click on the search result. Finally, enter your library card number and PIN.

Public Records

by Record Information Services

Illinois Records of new homeowners, new businesses, foreclosures and auctions, and bankruptcies.

Viewing this from home?
Access Public Records remotely, select Elk Grove Village Public Library from the dropdown menu, enter your library card number, then click the "Remote RIS Library Login" button.

Reference Solutions

by Data Axle

Create a customized list or search for individuals in the U.S. New Movers and Homeowners database. Formerly called Reference USA.

Value Line

Reliable, unbiased, accurate, and current data on companies, industries, markets, and economies to help make evaluating investments easier and with confidence.