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We offer 30 minute, one-on-one appointments for Wilmette and Kenilworth reisdents in the following categories: downloading E-books and E-audiobooks from the library, social media websites like Facebook, and Internet searching.

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Research

The library provides reputable resources to assist you with your research needs.  Librarians on staff will assist patrons through the service desks in the library, and by phone, 847-256-6935, chat, and e-mail.  

Quality print and electronic resources are available within the library; Wilmette and Kenilworth residents are able to access the electronic resources remotely with their library card. That means your research can be conducted from any Internet connection as well as from within the library in one of the comfortable work stations located here.

 

 

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INFORMATION AND RESEARCH DATABASES

A to Z list or select by Category

Business/Investment    Consumer Interest   Downloadable Books     Encyclopedias     Genealogy     Health     Homework Help      Literature      Newspapers/Magazines     Phone Directory     Science/Technology     Test Prep/Skills Building

Most available remotely to Wilmette and Kenilworth residents with a  library card.

Database

Category

Available remotely ?



No

American DecadesHomework Help

Yes

Ancestry Library EditionGenealogy

No

Business e-resourcesBusiness/Investment

Yes

Business Insights, Global (formerly Business Resource Ctr)Business/Investment
Homework Help

Yes

Chicago Tribune 1985 -Newspaper and Magazine

Yes

Chicago Tribune Historical 1849-1986Newspaper and Magazine

Yes

Children's Literature DatabaseHomework Help
Literature

Yes

Children's Literature Database (within the Library)

No

Consumer Reports and Cars Best Deal Plus Consumer Interest
Health and Medicine

Yes

Consumers' CheckbookConsumer Interest
Business/Investment

No

Consumers' Checkbook - remote usersConsumer Interest
Business/Investment

Yes

CultureGramsHomework Help
Encyclopedia

Yes

Dictionary of American HistoryHomework Help

Yes

Encyclopedia BritannicaEncyclopedia
Homework Help

Yes

Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and HistoryHomework Help
Encyclopedia

Yes

Encyclopedia of Global Warming (Salem Press)Homework Help
Encyclopedia
Science and Technology

Yes

Facts On File Homework Help

Yes

Facts On File World News DigestHomework Help

Yes

FirstSearch (call Ref Desk for login)Newspaper and Magazine
Homework Help
Health and Medicine

Yes

Gale Directory LibraryBusiness/Investment

Yes

GreenFILENewspaper and Magazine
Health and Medicine
Homework Help

Yes

Grzimek's Animal Life EncyclopediaHomework Help
Encyclopedia
Science and Technology

Yes

Heritage Quest Online Genealogy

Yes

History Resources Salem PressHomework Help
Encyclopedia

Yes

Infotrac Magazine ArticlesHomework Help
Literature
Newspaper and Magazine

Yes

Islamic Studies - Oxford U. PressHomework Help
Encyclopedia

No

Issues and ControversiesHomework Help

Yes

LearningExpressTest Preparation
Homework Help

Yes

Legal FormsBusiness/Investment
Consumer Interest

Yes

LexisNexis (Legal cases not available remotely)Business/Investment

Yes

LexisNexis (within the library)Business/Investment

No

Literature Resource Center Homework Help
Literature

Yes

Live Homework Help - BrainfuseHomework Help
Test Preparation

Yes

Lynda.comBusiness/Investment
Test Prep/Skills Building
Homework Help

No

Mango LanguagesHomework Help
Test Preparation

Yes

Medical Guide Magill'sHealth and Medicine
Encyclopedia

Yes

Medline (call Ref Desk for login)Health and Medicine

Yes

Mergent Web ReportsBusiness/Investment

Yes

Morningstar (In the Library)Business/Investment

No

Morningstar (Remote Access)Business/Investment

Yes

Musicians & Composers of the 20th CenturyEncyclopedias
Literature
Homework Help

Yes

MUZZY Language LearningHomework Help

Yes

MUZZY Language Learning (within the library)Homework Help

No

MyMediaMallE-Books
Downloadable Books

Yes

New York Times (1980 to present)Newspaper and Magazine
Homework Help

Yes

New York Times Historical (1851-2003)Newspaper and Magazine
Literature
Homework Help

Yes

Novelist PlusLiterature

Yes

OneClick Digital (Recorded Books)Downloadable Books

Yes

Oxford English DictionaryHomework Help

Yes

PebbleGoHomework Help
Encyclopedias

Yes

Poetry and Poets - Critical Surveys Literature
Homework Help

Yes

Press Display Around the WorldNewspaper and Magazine

No

Proquest News and MagazinesNewspaper and Magazine

Yes

Readers Guide to Periodical Literature 1890-1982Newspaper and Magazine
Homework Help
Literature

Yes

Reference Books Online (Gale Virtual Ref Lib)Homework Help
Health and Medicine
Business/Investment

Yes

Reference USA Telephone listingsBusiness/Investment
Residential/Business Phone Directory

Yes

S&P Net AdvantageBusiness/Investment

Yes

Small Business ResourcesBusiness/Investment

Yes

The Solar SystemScience and Technology
Homework Help

Yes

Today's ScienceHomework Help
Science and Technology

Yes

TumblebooksDownloadable Books

Yes

Wall Street Journal (ProQuest)Newspaper and Magazine
Business/Investment

Yes

Weiss Ratings Business/Investment

Yes

Wilmette History Genealogy
Homework Help

Yes

Wilmette Life IndexNewspaper and Magazine
Genealogy

Yes

Wilmette Life, Wilmette Beacon, and Northshore Weekend, 2008-2014Newspaper and Magazine

No

World Almanac for KidsHomework Help
Encyclopedia

Yes

World Book KidsHomework Help

Yes

World Book Online Reference CenterEncyclopedia
Homework Help

Yes

ZinioNewspaper and Magazine

Yes


 

 

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