Online Databases and Resources at the Calumet City Public Library

 

These databases are available to use both inside the library and from anywhere an Internet connection is available.

Use outside the library will require a Calumet City Public Library card in good standing (cards begin with 2161300.)

If you need assistance, please call us at (708) 862-6220, ext. 2 for Adult Services.

 

 

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OneClickDigital

 

Downloadable audiobooks featuring popular authors as well as the classics.

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Universal Class

 

Take a non-credit class to learn a new hobby or brush up on a skill for an exam.

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Academic OneFile

 

Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of all academic disciplines, Academic OneFile is authoritative and comprehensive. Millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, including full-text coverage of the New York Times since 1995. Updated daily.

 

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Career Transitions

 

Career Transitions is an online career guidance center that walks users through the job-search process from beginning to end. It brings together all the tools needed to explore and take the leap to a new career. Career Transitions employs a step-by-step approach to help people: 1) explore new career possibilities; 2) assess their interests and experience; 3) identify ways to improve their prospects, including networking and education; 4) prepare for a job search; and 5) search and apply for jobs.

 

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General OneFile

 

A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

 

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Health & Wellness Resource Center

 

Use this Resource Center to find magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, videos, & reference information on: Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Pregnancy, Prescription Drugs, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, health assessment sites & government databases. Easily access 700+ videos from Healthology, Inc.'s consumer health video library. Spanish-language videos are available. The material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.

 

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İInforme!

 

Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias. (A collection of Hispanic magazines in full-text. Topics include law, health, technology, culture, real life and other subjects.)

 

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InfoTrac Newsstand

 

InfoTrac Newsstand is an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. Finally, a one-stop source for the day's news and searchable archives. You can customize your online newspaper database features including search options. With InfoTrac Newsstand, you can search a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers, then select your own screen appearance, search options and results format.

 

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Legal Forms

 

Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language.

 

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Powerspeak Languages

 

Whether you want to learn a language for travel, business, or personal enrichment, Powerspeak Languages is a breakthrough in online language learning. The highly engaging courses utilize an arsenal of progressive language learning methods. Powerspeak Languages is an entertaining and effective way to learn a new language.

 

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Small Business Resource Center

 

Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include; sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.

 

 

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Testing & Education Reference Center

 

 

Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.

 

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Reference USA

 

The premier source of business and residential information for reference and research.

 

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Access World News

 

Search state, national and international full-text articles with diverse source types including print and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos.  Explore a specific issue or event or compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as business, health, education, government, history, politics and more including USA Today.  Also includes Special Reports for homework help.

 

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Chicagoland News

 

Explore a specific issue or event or compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as local and state business, the arts and entertainment, health, education, government, politics and more including the Chicago Sun-Times, Crain’s Chicago Business, Southtown Star and more.  Also includes Special Reports for homework help.

 

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Southtown Star

 

Search local and state full-text articles on topics such as business, health, education, government, history, politics and more including the Daily Southtown (7/31/04-11/17/07), and the Southtown Star (11/18/07-Current).