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ALLDATA: Automotive diagnostic and repair information. Includes technical service bulletins, diagrams, and illustrations. Updated every 30 days. Available only in the library.

Ancestry Library Edition: Invaluable resource for genealogical information. Available only in the library.

Consumer Reports: Nonprofit ratings of popular products, full text of the current issue, plus an archive of reports from the past 4 years. The library subscribes to premium content; please ask a librarian for access. For remote access to Consumer Reports, please use MasterFILE Complete.

Foundation Directory Online: Discover grant funding opportunities for your organization and access information about grantmakers from our community and across the world.

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online: Use this tool to secure individual funding for scholarships, student loans, arts and cultural projects and more!

Foundation Maps: Maps is the ultimate visual tool to find funding broken down by geographic location and sector.

Hoover's: Company, industry, and market information on 40,000 of the world's top business enterprises. Available only in the library.

Westlaw: Full-text of Smith-Hurd Illinois Compiled Statutes Annotated, Illinois Decisions, West's Illinois Administrative Code, standard Illinois legal and business forms, and other resources. Available only in the library.


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