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Magazines and Newspapers
A multidisciplinary academic research database. It provides acclaimed full-text journals, magazines and other valuable resources.
Digital magazines on a variety of topics including personal finance, cooking and current affairs. Look for titles such as Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Time, Fine Cooking, Real Simple and over twenty other titles.
Large collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world's leading publishers. Covering virtually every general interest subject area, it also includes an extensive collection of photos, maps and flags.
Search the full text of newspapers, magazines and journals for research or interest including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Time, Newsweek, Barron’s, and The Economist.
The Doings digitized, searchable and browsable 1896-2017. This resource is available in the Library only.
Search or browse every page of every issue of the Chicago Tribune as it appeared in print from 1849-1994.
Access to the Chicago Sun-Times as text and image, Crain's Chicago Business, Hinsdale Suburban Life, The Doings and many other local newspapers from surrounding communities.
Full text access to the Chicago Tribune 1985-present.
Genealogy & Biography
Biographical coverage of nearly 800,000 individuals.
Genealogy resource with access to the census, Social Security Death Index, graves, city directories and more.
Books & Reading
Read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests.
A global catalog of library materials. Includes the ability to request interlibrary loan for items and articles unavailable in HPL or SWAN.
Supports the information needs of patients and fosters an overall understanding of health-related topics including health and wellness.
Business & Legal Resources
Business research database featuring full text and searchable cited references for top journals covering a variety of business disciplines.
Tools and detailed how-to instructions covering a wide-range of legal issues, provided through Nolo handbooks and state-specific legal forms for common topics.
Public filings of bankruptcies, new businesses, and home foreclosures in the counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will. Also includes Check Illinois to find divorce, bankruptcy, felony records and other information in Illinois.
Industry reports, stock and bond information, and company profiles.
A trusted resource on topics of all descriptions.
Online encyclopedias including Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource, Real-Life Math and three encyclopedias covering the history of Europe 1789-2006.
Designed for middle school students, providing popular middle school magazines covering many subjects, biographies and an image collection.
For elementary school student research with popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection.
Designed to meet every student researcher's needs, with hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a collection of high quality images. .
Health and Medicine
From the National Library of Medicine, an index of article summaries and and citations from over 3,500 medical journals
Articles from scholarly journals and popular magazines on health, medicine, and exercise.
Accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles using Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) content. It includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.