Databases

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AtoZ logo

GO TO A TO Z DATABASES.

What you can do with it

Research sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, background searches, finding friends and relatives, and a whole lot of other possibilities.

Business Source Premier logo

GO TO BUSINESS SOURCE PREMIER.

What you can do with it

Access comprehensive non-journal business content such as company profiles, industry reports, conference reports, case studies, Associated Press videos, working papers, country economic reports, and more, with searchable cited references and indexing.

Consumer Reports logo

GO TO CONSUMER REPORTS.

What you can do with it

View expert ratings, articles, and buying guides from Consumer Reports magazine, which includes evaluations of hundreds of products from appliances to cars to electronics.

User Guide

Watch a tutorial

EXPLORA General Search logo

GO TO EXPLORA GENERAL SEARCH.

What you can do with it

Research a topic and access all EBSCO resources available through Lake Forest Library.

Investor's Business Daily

GO TO INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY.

What you can do with it

Daily stock market and business news, quotes, mutual fund performance and market analysis.

LearningExpress Library logo

GO TO LEARNING EXPRESS LIBRARY.

What you can do with it

Take self-paced tutorials and practice exams to help you change careers, pass occupational exams, become a U.S. Citizen, learn job finding and computer skills, prepare for college, get your GED, and more.

Legal Information Reference Center logo

GO TO LEGAL INFORMATION REFERENCE CENTER.

What you can do with it

Access exclusive full text of many top consumer legal reference books, as well as thousands of legal forms and NOLO eBooks, to assist you in legal matters of all kinds.

Linked in Learning logo

GO TO LINKEDIN LEARNING.

What you can do with it

Be a lifelong learner with free tutorials from the industry leader in technology training. Enhance and expand your business, technology, and creative skills. (Formerly Lynda.com.)

User Guide

Get started with the LinkedIn Learning app

How to access

App available, search for "linkedin learning" in your app store
Works on iOS, Android, smartphones, tablets ... just install the app
Works in computer browser
Nexis Uni logo

GO TO NEXIS UNI for in-library use.

GO TO NEXIS UNI for remote use.

What you can do with it

Company and investment information, legal cases, and news stories from hundreds of foreign and domestic sources. Legal Case information available only in Lake Forest Library.

Regional Business News

GO TO REGIONAL BUSINESS NEWS.

What you can do with it

Search business journals, newspapers, and news-wires across the U.S.

Small Business Reference Center logo

GO TO SMALL BUSINESS REFERENCE CENTER.

What you can do with it

Find full text periodicals, eBook, industry and market resource reports, interviews, lectures, and lessons from providers such as Harvard Business School and Bloomberg. Find state-specific resources, start-up kits and business plans, and industry information by business type. Includes NOLO eBooks.

Sorkins Business & Government Information

GO TO SORKINS.

What you can do with it

Search for company and contact info for businesses and not-for-profit organizations in the Chicago, St. Louis, and Kansas City metropolitan areas.

User Guide

  1. You first need to register your Lake Forest Library card. Go to Sorkins and click "Login."
  2. A login popup will appear. Cick "Register Here!"
  3. Register with your name and library card.
  4. You will then be redirected to the login page.
  5. Log in with your library card number and you are ready to search!
  6. Once you have registered your library card number, you never have to do it again.
Value Line

GO TO VALUE LINE.

What you can do with it

Explore investment research information including online versions of the Value Line Investment surveys, the mutual fund survey, and more.

Weiss Ratings Financial Ratings Series

GO TO WEISS RATINGS.

What you can do with it

Access financial strength ratings for banks, credit unions, and insurance. Get investment ratings for stocks, mutual funds, and ETFs. Also included is the Customized Medicare Supplement Insurance Buyer's Guide.