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Databases A to Z

Accelerated Reader (AR)  Accelerated Reader (AR)  - Students, teachers, parents, and librarians can search in English or Spanish using criteria such as ATOS book level or a Lexile™ measure, interest level, title, author, fiction/nonfiction, subject, award-winners, state lists, CCSS Exemplars, and more. 
Alianza -  De Negocios, a division of the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Ancestry.com - This genealogy Website gives you access to a wide variety of databases; census records, military records, immigration records, and much more. No remote access. 

ArticleFirst - Search this index for articles in 16,000 plus periodicals, with coverage from 1990 to present.

Auto Repair Source- This database contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles.
Brainfuse Homework Help- HelpNow provides tutoring in elementary, middle school, high school, intro college, and adult education. Library card required for login.
Business Source Premier- Features full text for more than 2150 journals.

Check Illinois - Helpful for employers, business owners, marketers, realtors, homeowners, landowners, city officials, lawyers, and beyond to search Illinois Public Records by name, phone, street address, PIN and business name.

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United States Citizenship Test - Todos los recursos necesarios para pasar el exámen de ciudadania.

City of Joliet - The City of Excitement. When we say Joliet is the City of Excitement, we really mean it! Where else can you find so many great attractions?
  Consumer Health Complete - supports the information needs of patients and fosters an overall understanding of health-related topics.
  Consumer Reports- This database has "expert, unbiased ratings" for more than 5,000 products. You will also find reviews, product ratings and buying advice.
  Digital Learn - Videos and course materials on basic computer skills. Also available in Spanish.
Explora - Provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books
  FamilySearch - Free genealogy database maintained by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
  Fox Valley SCORE- a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide.
  Guided Reading Guided Reading (Fountas and Pinnell) - Leveled Books Database to search thousands of books leveled for guided reading, Reading Recovery, and Accelerated Reader.  
Heritage Quest- This genealogy database gives you access to information about people found in U.S. Census records and genealogy-related books and articles.

Home Improvement Reference Center - The definitive online resource for home improvement assistance in areas such as repair, maintenance, remodeling, electrical work and much more.

IDPH - Each year records about a half million vital record events -- births, deaths, marriages, divorces, adoptions and abortions -- as mandated by state statutes and federal uniform data collection requirements.
Illinois.gov - This system significantly expands access to state employment while increasing transparency, accessibility, accountability, and consistency in the state hiring process. The State provides job opportunities in a wide range of occupations and titles.
JobNow - Get free online job assistance from your home or library.  Powered by Brainfuse.
Joliet Code of Ordinances - The Planning Department is part of the city's full-time professional staff and is responsible for administering most ordinances relating to new and existing development within the City.
Joliet History - The Joliet Public Library offers the researcher of genealogy and local history a variety of materials and collections.
Kelly Blue Book- Check car prices and values when buying and selling new or used vehicles. Find expert reviews and ratings, explore latest car news.
Literature Criticism Online - Gale takes literature, history and culture to the next level with its most extensive curated compilation of literary commentary available.
Literary Reference Center - This database has information about thousands of authors and their works.
Legal Information Reference Center -  This database has Information about popular legal topics and gives access to printable legal forms.
Lexile Measures Lexile Measures -  All you need is a book’s author, title or ISBN number to find the Lexile text measure of that book, or you can search for book lists by Lexile Measure.  

Lynda.com is a premier online learning resource offering more than 4,000 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies and more!

Mango Languages- is an online language learning resource, prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages, including English.
MasterFile - this database provides full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents.
Morningstar- Information for investors in stocks and mutual funds. Library Card Required for Home Access.
Newspaper Source Plus - provides a full-text digital collection of the world's major news content.
Newswires - is a full-text database that contains harvested news from the Associated Press.
NoveList K-8 Plus - is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading age.
NoveList® Plus - The secret to finding your next great read. NoveList Plus is a trusted source of expert read-alike recommendations.
Obituaries Search Databases - Search for indexes of obituaries printed in the Joliet Herald News.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook - is a publication of the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics that includes information about the nature of work, working conditions, training and education, earnings and job outlook for hundreds of different occupations in the United States.
Points of View - Reference Center. Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays.
Read It- is designed for middle and high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects.

Record Information Services -Helpful for employers, business owners, marketers, realtors, homeowners, landowners, city officials, lawyers, and beyond to search Illinois Public Records by type of public record, county and through customized searches.


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ReferenceUSA - is the leading provider in business and consumer research! ReferenceUSA helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people.
Regional Business News - This database give you access to articles from nearly 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications.
  Safercar.gov - Some tips to ensure a safer road trip
Science Reference Center - contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images.
Something About the Author Online - provides comprehensive online access to all volumes ever printed in Gale's long-standing series, which examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators.
The Spanish Community Center - is a community based organization dedicated to providing educational and social services located in Joliet, Illinois.
State of Illinois - The State of Illinois Home Page is a portal with links to other websites. These include links to web sites operated by Illinois agencies and officials.
USA.gov - can help you start your search for government information by topic and agency.
US Census Bureau - Learn how the U.S. Census Bureau serves America as the leading source of quality data about our people, business and economy.  

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) - is a component of the United States.

Sitio web oficial del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional.    

Will County - Executive Larry Walsh As County Executive, I am proud to welcome you to the Will County, Illinois web site.
The Workforce Services Division of Will County - provides services to job seekers throughout Will County. From developing or updating your resumé to brushing up on interviewing skills.

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