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Access approximately 145,000 maps at your fingertips. This combination of proprietary maps and maps from other reputable sources gives you a “one-stop-shop” for content that can be downloaded and used without any copyright restrictions.
With thousands of international recipes, fascinating culture, and other ingredient articles and essential culinary resources, A to Z World Food brings international cuisine to you, from Albanian byrek to Zimbabwean matemba!
Over 200 city travel guides featuring in-depth information on attractions, neighborhoods, excursions, dining tips, language, insider tips, transportation, and much more!
*In-library use only. The world’s largest online family history resource offers instant access to hundreds of years of history in millions of documents and photos from all over the world.
The ArticleFirst database describes the items listed on the table of contents pages of individual issues of over 12,000 journals, describing one article, news story, letter, or other item from a journal.
Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source offers step-by-step repairs, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins, and recall notices for all auto makes and models.
Use your Helen Plum Library card to borrow eBooks and audiobooks anytime, anywhere. Download materials from the app, website, or directly from our catalog.
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An online literacy tool that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks for children ages 3 to 9.
Britannica ImageQuest provides the best and broadest collection of curriculum-relevant imagery for inside the classroom. Images are rights-cleared for educational, non-commercial use.
Consumer Health Complete can help you better understand key topics across the health and wellness spectrum, from mainstream medicine to complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine.
Consumer reports is an expert, independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to work for a fair, just, and safe marketplace for all consumers and to empower consumers to protect themselves.
First compiled and produced by publishers and subscriptions agents for area residents and patrons, these original histories represent difficult-to-find materials.
Arts, crafts, and DIY video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists, including sewing and quilting, paper crafts, jewelry making, holidays, and event crafts with kid-friendly activities.
CultureGrams goes beyond mere facts and figures to deliver an insider’s perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world’s people.
Educational research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Services (IES), providing access to bibliographic records of journal and non-journal literature.
Need help with a research project or homework assignment? Explora has magazine articles, books, primary source documents, images, videos, and more!
Explore the many stories, photos ,and personal documents of the men and women who served in the military.
Gale Business: Entrepreneurship covers all major areas of starting and operating a business: financing, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, taxes, and more.
From “how-to” to health and homework help, Gale Ebooks and their premier publishing partners serve the research needs of our community.
General OneFile is a one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics with more than 8,000 titles and millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text.
Global Road Warrior is the world’s most extensive country-by-country resource for learning about culture, customs, history, and language worldwide. Global Road Warrior consists of 174 Country Guides of 119 topics each.
The CGP is the finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive information for historical and current publications as well as direct links to the full document, when available.
An essential collection of sources with coverage dating back to the 1700s, that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.
Your source for "how-to" information on a variety of do-it-yourself home improvement and repair projects. Looking to install a new door, fix a leaky faucet, or spruce up your garden? You've come to the right place!
Instantly borrow movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics, and TV shows to enjoy on your devices immediately or download content to view offline! No holds, no waiting.
Training on over 150 common software applications and devices, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Google Docs, iPad, and much more.
Kid-friendly streaming video service with unlimited access to educational videos, songs, and games. Featuring characters from Sesame Street, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, and more!
Over 13,000 videos on topics ranging from team-building and leadership to workplace safety and compliance. With your library card, you’ll have access to courses on Microsoft, Adobe, Accounting, and more!
In depth practice tests, lessons, and study aids, for elementary, middle, high school, and college level courses.
Browse through our archive of Illinois legal forms; PDFs that includes estate forms, real estate, family, financial, divorce, custody, and a large number of other court forms.
The one-tap reading app to access our OverDrive collection, use the Libby app to check out audiobooks, eBooks, and magazines from Helen Plum Library on your phone or tablet.
Little Pim is a language-learning tool perfect for babies, toddlers, and pre-k learners. Access Little Pim through the Mango Languages website or app.
Digital books in nearly 50 World Languages that allow kids to enjoy the magic of books in Languages Other Than English (LOTE). Each book also comes with English translations to help kids learn languages.
Language-learning resources and software that teaches real-life conversation in over 60 languages, with fun topics to keep you interested. Looking for early language building for your preschooler?
MasterFILE Premier offers a large collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books, and other highly regarded sources from the world's leading publishers.
Medline is the U.S. National Library of Medicine premier bibliographic database that contains more than 22 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine.
Real-time access to comprehensive data and independent analysis on thousands of investments, spanning mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds, and closed-end funds.
Search through the Hispanic world newspaper and the thousands of Mundo Hispánico articles, reports, and videos, along with many other resources in either Spanish or English.
MyHeritage Library Edition is one of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases of its kind in the world.
Access to New York Times content, including breaking news, multimedia, opinion, blogs, videos, and more.
The Athletic, a New York Times company, delivers in-depth sports coverage of your favorite teams and leagues. Access includes everything from breaking news and live commentary to long-form features, exclusive interviews, podcasts, and more.
New York Times Cooking is an inspiring cooking guide, interactive kitchen tool, and diverse recipe collection that helps home cooks of every level discover, save, and organize the world’s best recipes while helping them become better cooks.
Help for younger readers to find books that fit their reading level and interests. Adults can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.
A comprehensive collection of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists, and more.
OAlster is a database of records that uses WorldCat.org search results along with records from libraries around the world. OAlster constantly expands with the additions of new libraries.
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Get unlimited access to curations of the best eBooks and other digital media from around the world and around the corner. Enjoy 24/7 mobile or desktop access to all materials.
All-you-can-read digital newsstand with thousands of the world’s most popular newspapers and magazines. With over 3,000 global newspapers and 4,000 magazines, PressReader connects Helen Plum Library cardholders to the world.
Record Information Services, Inc’s mission is to help companies and individual, professionals grow their businesses through the use of the most current and accurate public record marketing lead lists available.
An online tool offering unlimited access to award-winning activities and skill sheets, lesson plans, clip art, customizable games, and other resources.
Published annually by the federal government since 1878, The Statistical Abstract of the United States is the best known statistical reference publication in the country, perhaps the world.
An online collection of eBooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audiobooks for middle-schoolers and teens! All books are available with unlimited access on any device.
TrueFlix helps students in grades 3 and up improve literacy skills, build content-area knowledge, and cultivate the critical skills necessary for academic success.
Explore hundreds of picture books, puzzles, and games from any computer, tablet, or mobile device. Includes books in Spanish and French.
Offers one-to-one learning solutions for students and professionals including homework help, tutoring, SAT®/ACT® test-prep, professional development, training, and citizenship help.
Universal Class offers hundreds of online continuing education classes facilitated by instructors sharing their knowledge on almost any imaginable topic.
Search through top financial data, expert analysis, ranks, and advisement for the information needed to understand investments, and explore easy-to-use investment tools.
Access the Wall Street Journal from anywhere! Use your library card to check out a three-day pass and create an account.
Independent, unbiased financial strength ratings of banks, credit unions, and insurance companies and conservative buy-hold-sell ratings on thousands of stocks, mutual funds, and ETFs.
Step-by-step guidance on how to select a Medigap insurance plan, which plans are right for you, and which insurance company has the lowest rates.
Everything you’d expect from the World Book encyclopedia only better! Great activities for science projects, social studies resources, and more.