Resources by Category

This is a curated list of eResources* the District subscribes to and websites we use for information. When accessing eResources we subscribe to from outside of our Branches, you will be prompted to enter your library card number to obtain access. Please note that Ancestry® Library Edition may accessed from home until March 31, 2021.

*eResources have an asterisk * after their name.

AUTOMOTIVE
Auto Repair Source*
Cyberdrive Illinois
Driving-Tests.org

BIOGRAPHY
Black Freedom Struggle in the U.S.
EBSCOhost Research Databases*
Literary Reference Center Plus*
Primary Search*

BUSINESS & CONSUMER INFORMATION
Business Source Premier*
Consumer Reports*
EBSCOhost Research Databases*
Public Records Database*
Regional Business News*

EDUCATION & HOMEWORK HELP
AtoZ Food America*
AtoZ the USA*
AtoZ World Food*
Consumer Health Complete*
EBSCOhost Research Databases*
Explora for Educators*
Explora for Primary Schools*
Explora for Secondary Schools*
Global Road Warrior*
History Reference Center*
Lingo Lite*
Literary Reference Center Plus*
Primary Search*
Scholastic Teachables*
Science Reference Center*
TumbleBooks Library*
TumbleMath*

GENEALOGY
Ancestry® Library Edition* Login to your library card account, then click the blue link that says Ancestry Library.
BackgroundChecks.org*
Family Search
FOLD3 Library Edition*
HeritageQuest Online*
MyHeritage Library Edition*

GOVERNMENT & LEGAL
Congress.gov
EBSCOhost Research Databases*
Free Legal Answers™
Illinois General Assembly
Illinois Legal Aid Online
Illinois Tax Forms
IRS Federal Tax Forms
Prairie State Legal Services
Public Records Database*
Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law (Only in Library)
U.S. Tax Forms & Publications

HEALTH & MEDICAL
AARP Pill Identifier
Consumer Health Complete
*
EBSCOhost Research Databases*
Mayo Clinic
Medline Plus
Medline/PubMed
NIH Senior Health
WebMD

JOURNALS
EBSCOhost Research Databases*
MasterFILE Premier*
Middle Search Plus*
Primary Search*

NEWSPAPERS & ARTICLES
Chicago Sun Times
Chicago Tribune: Joliet & Romeoville
Bugle Newspapers
EBSCOhost Research Databases*
Frederick Douglass Newspapers
Patch: Joliet
Patch: Lockport
Patch: Plainfield
Patch: Romeoville
Primary Search*

READERS SERVICES
Book Riot
Illinois Group Catalog
LibraryReads
Novelist Plus*
Novelist K-8 Plus*
Overdrive
Read, Watch, Binge! by NPR
Scholastic Teachables*
Subscribe to eNewsletters
What's Next®
White Oak Library District's Blog

TRAVEL
AtoZ Food America*
AtoZ the USA*
AtoZ World Food*
C.I.A. World Fact Book
Lingo Lite*