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The Carol Stream Public Library offers a variety of tools and resources to support you in your research journey. Our collection of online databases contains information and advice for your information needs.

If you need one-one-one assistance, fill out our Book-A-Librarian Form to be contacted about walking you through a demonstration of our library's career resources whether in-person or virtually.

Take a look at some of the resources we have to offer and get started on boosting your career today:

Databases by Alphabetical Letter

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

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Search business and financial news, including the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and Investor's Business Daily.

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Ancestry Library Edition (In-House)

Search census, military, immigration, birth, death and marriage records. (Available from within the Library only.)

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Auto Repair Source

Find service and repair procedures, diagrams, recall information, specifications, labor estimates, and parts pricing.

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Business Source Premier

Research into accounting, finance, economics, marketing, management, and operations management. Includes access to video from the Associated Press (AP).

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Chilton Library

Find service bulletins, recalls, and Chilton maintenance and repair instructions for cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs. ***use an access code of “swan” in place of your regular barcode authentication.

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Consumer Health Complete

Research health topics on aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, nutrition and more. Includes teen health topics for teens and parents.

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Consumer Reports

Search for product ratings, reviews, and buying guides from home or out at the store.

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Attend craft classes and workshops for all skill levels.

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Explora an EBSCOhost Experience

Explora Library

Full-text articles from reference books and academic and popular periodicals about a broad range of topics, including health, arts and literature, legal, business, professional development and more.

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Fold 3 Historical Military Records

Fold3 by Ancestry offers historical military records and is a great supplement resource for those interested in genealogy. This database can be accessed from in the library as well as from home with your library card.

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Heritage Quest

Find your ancestors in Census records, genealogies, local histories, and military records.

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Homework Help IL (

Need help with your homework?  Or to connect with a live Job Coach? Tutors are available live online from 12:00pm to 12:00am. Grades K-Adult Learner. You can also upload resumes, cover letters, and school assignments for review!

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Job and Career Accelerator

Job & Career Accelerator

Explore careers, create resumes, search jobs, and get hired all in one place.

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Learning Express

Achieve your educational and career goals, including test preparation, computer tutorials, and study aids.

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Gale Legal Resource Center

Legal Information Resource 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.

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LinkedIn Learning

Learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

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Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Learn foreign languages or learn English as a second language.

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Morningstar Investment Research Center

Research stocks and mutual funds, including ratings, reports and key ratios.

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Newspaper Source Plus

Read full-text newspaper articles and television and radio transcripts. Includes the Associated Press (AP), CNN Wire, PR Wire, UPI (United Press International), Xinhua, The Chicago Citizen, and more.

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Niche Academy

Learn a new technology, new skill, or discover a new library database.

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Use your favorite books to find more books to read.

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Record Information Services Illinois

Search for Illinois businesses, bankruptcies, and real estate transactions.

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Reference Solutions (formerly Reference USA)

Search for people and businesses including doctors and conduct market research.

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Science Reference Center

Search images and full-text articles in applied sciences, biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and energy. The Science Image Collection includes images from National Geographic, UPI, Getty, NASA, and Nature Picture Library.

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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.

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Tumble books logo


Over 1100 titles for grades K-6 including unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, national geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French.

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Tutor Dot Com logo

Need help with your homework? Test Prep? Or your job search? Tutors are available live online from 12:00pm to 12:00am. Grades K-College.

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US Major Dailies 1980 - Present

U.S. Major Dailies provides historical and current content access to the five most respected U.S. national and regional newspapers: The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and the Wall Street Journal.

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Value Line

Monitor stock and mutual fund performances. Research by company name, ticker symbol, or industry.

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