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*Article Finder (Ebsco Discovery Service)

Search for articles and periodicals across multiple databases with a single search.

Business Source

Business Source Complete

Contains market research reports, case studies, industry profiles, SWOT analyses and more.

Census Business Builder

Census Business Builder

The Census Business Builder (CBB) is a suite of services that provide selected demographic and economic data from the Census Bureau.

Check Illinois

Check Illinois

Do a quick, free background check online in less than 60 seconds.

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Financial Ratings Series Online (Weiss)

Find ratings for banks, credit unions, insurance companies, stocks, mutual funds, ETFs, and Medigap plans.

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Gale e-Books (formerly GVRL / Gale Virtual Reference Library)

Thousands of reference books available online. Includes VideoHound’s Golden Movie Retriever.

Peterson's Test and Career Prep

Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep

Practice tests for academic placement and job-related tests. Search for colleges/scholarships or use the online resume builder.



Research U.S. manufacturers in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio.

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning

Learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve your personal and professional goals. Join today to get access to thousands of courses.


Mergent Archives

Includes Mergent’s full collection of digitized manuals (formerly Moody’s) as well as historical annual reports for public companies.


Mergent Intellect

Business directory, executive contacts, residential listings, demographics and health care listings. Records can be downloaded for mailing/contact lists.

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Provides access to information on stocks and mutual funds for potential investors and researchers.

O'Reilly for Public Libraries

O’Reilly for Public Libraries

Technology and business-related e-books, videos, tutorials, personalized learning tools, and certifications for career advancement.

Illinois public records for real estate transactions, mortgages, foreclosures, and more.

Reference Solutions

Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA)

Business directory, residential listings, demographics and health care listings. Records can be downloaded for mailing/contact lists.

USA Trade Online

USA Trade Online

Access U.S. export and import data.
Registration required.

Value Line

Value Line

Online investment research service including stocks and mutual funds.

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