GOVERNMENT/PUBLIC INFORMATION DATABASES

Encyclopedia Britannica Online Reference Center No Remote Access
World Data and Compare Countries research tools are available from Encyclopedia Britannica’s main page. Find government, demographic, and economic information by country. Can also find rankings of countries by different categories.


Gale Virtual Reference Library Available Remotely & App Available
Complete encyclopedias and specialized reference sources on many topics including countries, states, and cities. Search individual titles or the entire collection at once. From the Gale databases page, select Gale Virtual Reference Library. Then view publications under “Nation and World.”

 

Lexis Nexis In Library Use
Lexis Nexis Available Remotely
Use Lexis Nexis to access company and investment information, search through legal cases, and see news stories from hundreds of major sources, both foreign and domestic. To access Lexis Nexis remotely, just enter your library card number when prompted. Note: Legal case information is only available in the library.


Record Information Service No Remote Access
Record Information Service Available Remotely
This database of public information gathered from Lake and otherChicago-area counties includes the following records (dates apply to Lake County records): New Homeowners (from 7/15/1998); New Businesses (from 12/31/1998); Foreclosures & Auctions (from 9/11/1997); and Bankruptcies (from 1/02/2002).

 
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