Alphabetical List

AC D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

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Academic Search Premier

Indexing and abstracts for more than 8,500 scholarly journals, many peer-reviewed and full text articles.

America's Obituaries & Death Notices   
Death notices by name, date range or text.

Ancestry, Library Edition (in library use only)   
Census data, vital records, family histories, legal documents and more.

Area Newspapers

 

 

 

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C

Resources for seniors living in Illinois.
 
Look up old Chicago Tribune newspapers. Enter your library card # to login.

Consumer Health Complete
Health and wellness content from mainstream medicine as well as perspectives from complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

ConsumerReports.org
Ratings, reviews and buying advice for thousands of products and services.

Cook County Law Library
Print and electronic resources for legal needs.

 

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D

DigitalLearn
Learn how to use a computer and its programs. 

 

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E

EBSCOhost
Access to all EBSCO Reference Centers listed on this page, plus Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, MEDLINE, ERIC, and more.

Explora K-5 
Topic overviews to jump-start your research, citation help, primary source documents, news articles and videos.  For primary students.

Explora 6-12 
Topic overviews to jump-start your research, citation help, primary source documents, news articles and videos.  For secondary students.

 

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G

Gale Biography in Context
Biography In Context is a biography database covering over 4,500 famous people from the historical to the current, with source materials in both print and multimedia formats.

 

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H

HeritageQuest Online
Research materials for tracing family history.

History Reference Center 
Access to historical documents, photos and videos, as well as full-text articles from books and periodicals.

Hoopla Language Learning Materials
eBook, audiobooks, and streaming videos accessible through your web browser. Download to your mobile device.

Hoopla 
Stream movies, TV shows, music, audiobooks through your web browser.  Download to your mobile device.

 

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I

Illinois Driver Permit Practice Tests 
Tests for auto, motorcycle and CDL plus FAQs about Illinois Driver's Licenses.

 

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K

Kanopy
A film and documentary streaming service with over 30,000 offerings including foreign and classic films, and PBS documentaries.

Video streaming service. Mobile app available. 
 
 
 
 

L

Library's Catalog
Look through the library's selection

 

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M

MasterFILE Premier
Full text for periodicals dating back to 1975 and covering virtually every subject area of general interest.  Primary source documents and an image collection.

Media On Demand (Overdrive)
Downloadable ebooks, audiobooks and streaming video.  Mobile app available.

 

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Newspapers.com
Newspapers.com is the largest online newspaper archive consisting of 515 million+ pages of historical newspapers from 12,100+ newspapers from around the United States and beyond.

NoveList Plus
Reviews, recommendations and discussion guides.  Search 120,000+ works of fiction and non-fiction.

NoveList K-8 Plus
NoveList Plus, just for kids and teens.

 

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Online Book Clubs
Excerpts of popular books via email, Monday through Friday.  Choose by genre from twelve different clubs.

Overdrive (Media on Demand)
Downloadable ebooks, audiobooks and streaming video.  Mobile app available.

Downloadable eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video. Mobile app available. 
 

 

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RBdigital
Download digital audiobooks to your tablet, phone or computer with your Homewood Library card.

Professional service for creating a resume specifically targeted at retirees.

 

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Smart Resume Wizard
Create a resume from scratch in less than 20 minutes.

 

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T

TumbleBooks
Downloadable ebooks and audiobooks for children.

 

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U

Universal Class 
Over 500 free online continuing education classes. Self-paced, non-credit, personal and professional development.

 

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W

World Book
Online version of the encyclopedia, plus access to all World Book study and research products.

WorldCat Discovery
A world-wide catalog of books and other materials.