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These databases are available from outside the Library using your Carol Stream Library card and pin number.

America the Beautiful (Grolier)

Learn about the geography, history, people, economy, and government of each state.
Locate state specific and federal legal forms. Also includes attorney directory and legal dictionary.
Search authoritative international business and legal news and information, plus SEC filings and other financial information.
Search for Illinois new businesses, real estate transactions, and bankruptcies.
International Governments
Access three encyclopedia databases including Encyclopedia Americana, The New Book of Knowledge, and The New Book of Popular Science.
Use this basic reference source for students and general users that includes Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia and four almanacs.
The popular World Book encyclopedia in an online format that includes articles, printable maps, images, and videos.
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