For Teens

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Find modern outline, political, thematic, topographic, scientific and animated maps, as well as thousands of antique maps of places throughout the world. Download, modify, and use any of the maps however you wish.

Including more than 13,000 titles, this database offers peer-reviewed articles, full text of the New York Times from 1985 to the present, podcasts and more.

Find thousands of scholarly articles in full-text on a broad range of topics.

Search for news articles from newspapers around the world.

Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, AutoMate provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.

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Biography In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people, including 650,000 biographical entries covering international figures from all time periods and areas of study.

Looking for a good book to read? Try BookBrowse! Find latest releases, what other readers thought about them, and then search the SWAN catalog, all from one place.

Discover a new favorite author or title with the "if you like" function, or find an in-depth critique of an old favorite.

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The Chicago Tribune covers 1985-current.

The historical Chicago Tribune covers 1849-1993.

Start here to find out about people in other countries! Listen to the national anthem, look at pictures, and try recipes. Learn about each country’s history, customs, and government, and see what everyday life is like. Great as a homework resource or if you're just curious.

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Use Demographics Now to analyze new markets for business, profile current and potential customers, and assess needs and shifts in geographic populations.

 

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Enjoy this classic encyclopedia in its online form in the library or access it remotely. Use the main search screen if you're in middle school or older, or switch to the Kids view for younger searchers.

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Imagine searching hundreds of reference books all at once on almost any topic imaginable. Now you can, with Gale Virtual Reference Library. You can print, e-mail or download entries.

One of the largest general reference online resources available, it includes about 80 million records that are updated daily.

Love to travel? Global Road Warrior can help you find your bearings and feel at home in over 150 different countries. Find information on local customs, currency, health care and more.

This free resource brought to you by the creators of Google allows you to search for scholarly documents across multiple disciplines.

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Find full-text articles from reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books, as well as full-text articles from leading history magazines.

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This resource provides full-text articles from hundreds of Spanish-language and bilingual magazines and newspapers. Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.

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This resource is geared towards students who are in kindergarten through the 5th grade who need good information and want a fun way to find it.

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Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, 

Students looking for literary criticism for school assignments need look no further. This database contains full-text articles from hundreds of well-established reference works and periodicals.

A must for literature students. Find critical articles, biographical information, timelines and more.

Video tutorials on software, web design, business/management skills, financial literacy, job/career skills, social networking, etc. Includes Microsoft Office, Windows, and Mac OS. Requires free account creation and can be used from home or within the library.

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Since 1995, Magill's Medical Guide has had a reputation for providing general readers with the most authoritative yet accessible reference source that helps bridge the gap between medical encyclopedias and dictionaries for professionals and popular self-help guides.

Mango Languages allows you to interactively learn 60 different languages online, including English for Polish speakers.

Designed specifically for the public library user, this database contains full-text articles from magazines, reference books, and primary sources.

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Search the Times back to 1980 and through to the present.

Looking for a Harry Potter read-alike? NoveList K-8 Plus can help! Find book reviews, recommendations, and more for the K-8 crowd.

Do you love a book or author and want to find more like it? Novelist Plus will help you do just that, as well as provide you with complete series information, reading levels, and more.

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Based on the popular Opposing Viewpoints print series, this database offers point and counterpoint articles on hundreds of topics.

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Points of View contains more than 370 topics, each with an overview, point and counterpoint.

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Offering a proven immersion method of language learning trusted for over 20 years. The award-winning interactive approach has been used by millions of learners around the world and now is accessible in the library - or anywhere, anytime.

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Another great science database, Science In Context offers access to over 2 million articles on math, chemistry, biology, astronomy and much more. You can also find ideas for science fair projects.

Science Reference Center contains full-text access to hundreds of reference books and periodicals.

This resource, aimed at high school students, offers articles from sources such as journals, reference books, maps and primary sources.

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You can get free homework help from a live, online tutor. All you need is an Eisenhower Public Library card and an Internet connection. You can use Live Homework Help from home, school and even the Library.

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Access current and historical editions of the Chicago Tribune, LA Times, NY Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post.

A great index for information specifically related to United States history.

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Contains content in a format designed specifically for students reading below grade level due to language or learning difficulties.

This database contains all the articles from the beloved World Book Encyclopedia in addition to thousands of articles from other trusted sources.

High school students and older can use this online version of World Book for general information about the world and its inhabitants.

Find the valuable information of World Book Encyclopedia online and in Spanish for elementary school students. Busque en la Internet la Enciclopedia Mundial Hispanica par estudiantes de primaria.

The world version of History In Context. Another excellent online history index.