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Lynda.com

Video tutorials from the industry leader in technology training on subjects ranging from coding to photography to graphic design.

If you have trouble logging in to Lynda, please call 1.888.33.LYNDA.

Mango Languages logo

Mango Languages is an online language-learning resource teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages. Mango uses real-life situations and actual conversations to more effectively teach a new language. Also available as an app for your tablet or smartphone.

EBSCO Masterfile Premier

Full text and abstracts of magazine and journal articles, as well as reference books and primary source documents.

MedLine Plus Logo

Information on health topics, drugs, and supplements from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

Morningstar

Investment analysis tool including information on mutual funds, stocks, ETFs and screening tools.

Muzzy

Language learning for children. Courses available in English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish.

New York Times 1980-Present

Full text articles (excluding images) from 1980–present. Search historical articles from 1851–2009 in the Historical New York Times database.

New York Times 1851-2009

New York Times articles (including images) from 1851–2009, including obituaries and marriage and birth announcements.

NextReads

Sign up for email reading lists in 20 different subjects and genres. ​​​​​​

Novelist logo

Find fiction and nonfiction recommendations based on your interests and preferences.

OAIster

Access millions of records from over 2,000 organizations, including books, articles, audio, video, and images.

Online Book Clubs

Sign up to sample a new book from the genre of your choice every week. You'll get an email Monday through Friday with excerpts from the same new book, then you can pick up where you left off with the real book if you liked it.

Project Gutenberg

Go to PROJECT GUTENBERG
gutenberg.org

Download FREE eBooks including the world's great literature, especially older works for which copyright has expired.

USER GUIDE

Project Gutenberg mobile device how-to

AMOUNT

Unlimited

HOW TO ACCESS

  • Read in your Computer or Mobile browser
  • Download EPUB or MOBI files for your mobile device

IS THERE AN APP?

Yes, search for "project gutenberg" in your app store

RBdigital logo

Go to RBDIGITAL

Download over 60 magazines to read on your device or computer, including titles such as Forbes, Harper's Bazaar, and Martha Stewart Living.

USER GUIDE

Getting Started with the RBdigital app

AMOUNT

Unlimited

HOW TO ACCESS

  • Computer
  • iPhone/iPad
  • Android device

IS THERE AN APP?

Yes, search for "rbdigital" in your app store

Record Information Services

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

Reference USA

Business directory, residential listings, demographics, and health care listings.

Regional Business News

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

Something about the Author

Examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators of children's and young adult books.