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Databases / Online Resources

Books, Literature and Languages

Business and Consumer Information

  • Business Source Premier - Full-text articles from more than 2000 journals as well as company profiles, industry reports, SWOT analyses and more.
  • Chicago Consumers' Checkbook - Provides member contributed ratings and reviews of local service companies, based on quality and price. Registration is required.
  • Consumer Reports - Product reviews from the independent, nonprofit Consumers Union. Paid for by Friends of the Glencoe Public Library.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library: Business - Full text reference sources on various business topics.
  • - Information about stocks and mutual funds including analysts reports.
  • Reference USA - Information about businesses by type, size and location.  
  • Regional Business News - Full text from more than 100 journals (including Crain's) with a local business focus.
  • Small Business Reference Center - Journal articles, reference books, videos, business plans and more for entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and Other Reference Resources

Fine Arts and Music


  • Ancestry Library Edition - Provides access to billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.
  • Proquest Obituaries - More than 10 million death notices and obituaries from top newspapers.

Health and Science Information

Newspapers, Magazines and Broadcast Media

  • Academic Search Premier - More than 13,000 academic journals, many offering full-text articles.
  • Chicago Sun-Times - Full text 1986 - present.
  • Chicago Tribune - Full text 1985 - present.
  • Chicago Tribune Archives - Full text 1849 - 1988.
  • eLibrary - Magazines, newspapers, books, television/radio transcripts, maps, pictures, and audio/video clips from over 1,550 sources.
  • ERIC - Journal articles and reports on education from preschool to post-graduate studies.
  • Glencoe News - Full text Sept. 1995 - present.
  • LexisNexis Library Express - over 6,000 news, business, and legal sources, including the Washington Post, Standard and Poor's, Hoover's and decisions from U.S. courts.  Some sources are not available from outside the library.
  • New York Times - Full text of the newspaper from 1980 to the present; full text of the Book Review and Magazine 1997-present.
  • New York Times (Historical) - Full text 1851 - 2007.
  • Proquest Discovery - Articles from 2,000+ newspapers and magazines, most in full-text.
  • SIRS Researcher - Selected full-text resources on leading issues of the day.
  • Zinio - Digital editions of some of your favorite magazines delivered to your computer, smartphone or tablet. Requires Zinio app for Apple or Android devices.

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