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Ancestry Library Edition
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With over 1.2 billion records, AncestryPlus is one of the most comprehensive online databases of genealogical and local history research available. (Guided Tour)

Biography in Context
More than 300,000 biographies from respected sources, for individuals from around the world, throughout history to the present. (Guided Tour)

Demographics Now for Libraries, Illinois Edition
Find geographic-based demographic information perfect for business and marketing plans.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Contains the full text of hundreds of reference books on a wide variety of subjects, including history, business, medicine, science and humanities. Includes tables of content, indexes and illustrations. (Guided Tour)

General Reference Center Gold
Provides one-stop access to general interest magazines, business periodicals, reference books, and newspaper articles. (Search Tips)

Health and Wellness Resource Center
Collection of general interest health and fitness magazines, medical and professional periodicals, reference books and pamphlets. (Guided Tour)

HeritageQuest Online
Includes genealogies, local histories, primary source materials and genealogical and local history serials. An ongoing project, this database continues to grow and includes materials from all 50 states, Canada and the British Isles. (Guided Tour)

Illinois Legal Forms
Illinois Legal Forms includes thousands of business, personal, litigation and federal forms.

Literature Resource Center
Critical analyses, plot overviews, and author biographies of 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers from every age and literary discipline.(Guided Tour)

Lit Finder
Full-text poems, stories and essays on literature. (Guided Tour)


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