AtoZdatabases - Business, Person and Job Reference Data

AtoZdatabases is the premier reference and marketing database. This simple, user-friendly, web-based solution provides details on businesses and households within the U.S.

 

Ancestry Library Edition - In-Library Use Only

Ancestry® Library Edition is one of the most important genealogical collections available today.  It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia and other areas of the world!

 

Auto Repair Source

Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.

 

Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier is the industry's most used business database for full-text business publications.

 

Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete provides information directed towards the needs of the patients, and to help the understanding of health-related topics.Full-text articles to support research in aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, and nutrition. Includes teen health topics for teens and parents.

 

Consumer Reports

Buying advice, product ratings, reviews, recommendations, money-saving advice and tips, and videos for products including appliances, electronics, food, and more.

 

Driver's Ed Practice Tests

Breeze through your DMV test when you study using real questions directly from the official driver's manual. Take a DMV practice test that's 73% more effective than the manual alone. Includes auto, motorcycle & CDL practice questions. Provided by a partnership with https://driving-tests.org/

 

Explora

Easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic to give students research ideas and topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research.

 

Fold3 Historical Military Records

Fold3 provides convenient access to military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.

 

Hiveclass

Hiveclass is a digital platform dedicated to transforming passive scrolling into Active Screentime. We offer a solution to kids who spend, on average, nearly six hours per day online by providing content that allows young athletes to learn new skills, master unique tricks, and explore different sports in bite-sized lessons.

Our users can explore skills videos across field hockey, lacrosse, dance, soccer, fitness, self-defense, volleyball, basketball and tennis. New videos and new sports are added all the time!

 

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

How-tos and creative ideas in arts and crafts, collecting, home and garden, indoor recreation, kids' crafts, model building, needlecrafts and textiles, outdoor recreation, performing arts, science and technology, and scrapbooking and papercrafts.

 

Lansing Journal Newspaper (historical issues)
Lansing Journal/The Sun/Sun-Journal Newspapers (1935-1983)

Lansing Historical Society (Lansing, IL) started the digitization project in June 2006 and ended October 25, 2008.

Thank you to the 23 people who volunteered their time to help and for making these files available to researchers: Donald Olsen, Maxine Olsen, Marilyn Kooy, Jackie Ore, Tony DeLaurentis, Toni DeLaurentis, George Dommer, Gerri Besse, Therese Leisenfeld, Floyd Fairfield: did all the cutting, Lucille Sebahar, Phyllis Drewno, Paul Schultz, Lea Dommer, Carol Sebastian, Elayne Young, Patty Eidam, Bud Eidam, Betty Gapinski, Sandy Schultz, Diane Roberts, Norma Anderson, and Tom Highland: took all the photos.

A total of 62,873 pictures were taken. Volunteers met 56 times for a total of about 220 hours of labor for the project.

Internet access to the files was provided by a partnership between Lansing Historical Society and Lansing Public Library in 2015, making them available to researchers worldwide!

 

The Lansing Journal Logo
The Lansing Journal (2017-)

Every community deserves a good newspaper. The Lansing Journal serves residents and businesses in Lansing, Illinois, with community-building news and info.

 

Legal Information Reference Center

Resources to assist you in legal matters of all kinds, including business law, financial planning, family law, property and real estate, and rights and disputes. Includes full-text reference books from Nolo, the nation’s oldest and most respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.

 

NoveList K-8 Plus

Just-right books for every reader!  Reading recommendations for kids' fiction and nonfiction that you can search by Lexile, subject, and grade level. Are you looking for a list of all the books in a series in the correct order? This is the place!

 

Novelist Plus

A popular and extensive tool for reading recommendations for fiction and non-fiction. Are you looking for a list of all the books in a series in the correct order? This is the place! Includes audiobook recommendations.

 

Read It!

Resources for middle and high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects. Includes text-to-speech tools and Lexile Measures to indicate a text's level of reading difficulty.

 

Small Business Reference Center

Full-text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. Includes business videos, a help and advice section, and details on how to create business plans.

 

World Book Kids

Developed specifically for children in grades one through four, World Book Kids is a fun way to introduce computer research skills to primary students using a strong, reliable source.The site offers image-based navigation, easy‐to‐read articles, thousands of illustrations, and a wealth of engaging games, science projects, and activities.

 

The World Factbook

The World Factbook provides basic intelligence on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, environment, communications, transportation, military, terrorism, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. Updated weekly.