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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.

Chicago Consumers' Checkbook Logo

Consumer ratings, comments, and advice on repair services, finance, home care, and more in the greater Chicago area.

In the Library: click here.

From Anywhere: click here.

Linked in Learning logo


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

User Guide

Getting 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

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

In the Library: Click here

Outside the Library: Click here

Record Information Services logo

Search public record information such as bankruptcies, foreclosures and auctions, and real estate transactions in Lake and Chicago area counties.

In-Library access

Access from anywhere (will prompt for your Lake Forest Library card number)

Sorkins Business & Government Information


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.
S&P Global Logo

Find business and investment information, including a daily stock price record and printable industry surveys.

In the Library: click here.

For use outside of the Library: click here

Value Line


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

Weiss Ratings Financial Ratings Series


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.