- Academic Search Premier
A comprehensive, multidisciplinary database of scholarly journals, magazines, and other content.
- Ancestry (In Library Use Only)
The most popular online genealogy resource is now available at the library! Use Ancestry to learn more about your family's origins. This comprehensive database includes birth and death records, census data, photos, maps, and more! Please note that this database may only be accessed at the library.
- Auto Repair Reference Center
Do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information for a wide range of domestic and foreign vehicles.
- Business Search Interface
A more specific and refined tool for searching Business Source Complete.
- Business Source Complete
A full-text database of peer-reviewed and scholarly business articles dating back to 1886.
- Chicago Consumers' Checkbook (In Library Use Only)
The Consumers' Checkbook is a non-profit organization that evaluates the quality of service provided by local stores and service firms. Browse reviews and evaluations to get up-to-date information about businesses in your area.
- Consumer Health Complete
A database of consumer-oriented health content covering everything from mainstream to holistic medicine.
- Consumer Reports
Browse ratings, reviews, recommendations, and buying advice for thousands of products.
- EBSCOHost Research Databases
Not sure which EBSCO research database to use? Use this search tool to search all of our EBSCO research databases at once!
- Explora Primary Schools
Explora Primary Schools is a reference and research database designed for primary school students.
- Explora Secondary Schools
Explora Secondary Schools is a reference and research database designed for secondary school students.
Use Flipster to checkout and download current and back issues of popular magazines.
An online database providing
access to millions of downloadable songs from the collection of Sony music and its affiliated labels.
- Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Search thousands of encyclopedia articles from Funk & Wagnalls.
- HeritageQuest Online
A comprehensive database of genealogical sources, including a number of primary source materials.
Use Hoopla to check out eBooks and stream or download eAudiobooks, movies and TV shows, and music. You may download or stream up to 4 titles per month with Hoopla.
- History Reference Center
A database of reference books, encyclopedias, and other content from leading history publishers.
- Humanities Source
Full text resources from the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities.
- Literary Reference Center
A database of everything literary! Browse plot synopses, author timelines, author biographies, interviews, and more!
Lynda is an online learning tool providing instruction in business, technology, software, and creative skills. Enhance your personal and professional development by taking a course with Lynda! *Please note that you must have a Lake Bluff Library card in order to access Lynda at the library or at home.
- Mango Languages
An online language-learning
system. Learn Spanish, French, Japanese, German, Mandarin, Italian, and more. Learn while you travel!
- Masterfile Complete
A full-text database of popular magazine and periodical titles on a variety of subjects.
- Middle Search Plus
A full-text database of periodicals, essays, biographies, and other resources for middle school students.
An online collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, and streaming videos that can be downloaded directly to your computer or portable device.
- NoveList Plus
Use Novelist to find your next read! Novelist has summaries, reviews, and read-alikes for a variety of fiction and nonfiction titles.
- NoveList K-8 Plus
Use Novelist to find your next read! Novelist has summaries, reviews, and read-alikes for a variety of fiction and nonfiction titles aimed at children in kindergarten through 8th grade.
- OmniFile Full Text Select
A full-text database containing articles from more than 3,000 publications.
- Points of View Reference Center
Students can learn about multiple sides of important political issues with content from leading political periodicals and sources.
- Primary Search
A variety of periodicals, encyclopedias, and other resources for children in elementary school.
- Proquest Chicago Tribune
An online database providing
full text and abstract coverage of the historical Chicago Tribune from 1849-1986.
- Regional Business News
Regional-level business news and coverage, including TV and radio transcripts, trade publications, newswires, and magazines.
- Science Reference Center
Full-text science-oriented content, including encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and more!
- Tumble Books
An online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading.
Zinio allows Lake Bluff cardholders to download and subscribe to digital magazines - entire issues - for free.