Mango Languages - Mango is a self paced online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication in 36 languages including ESL. Through fun and engaging interactive lessons, Mango makes learning a new language fast, easy and incredibly effective.
MyMediaMall - Downloadable books, audiobooks and videos which you can use on your computer and media player (many iPod and Mac compatible).
Novelist - Helps you find new books and authors based on the books and authors you already like.
Novelist K-8 - Helps you find new children's books and authors based on the children's books and authors you already like.
Something About the Author - Get information about children's authors and their books. This online version of Something About the Author covers volumes from 2005 onward.
Business Insights : Global - Search for background information about companies as well as investment reports and business rankings (formerly Business & Company Resource Center).
Business, Finance & Law Reference Books - A collection of reference titles on the subjects of business, finance and law. Some sample titles in this collection include Business Plans Handbook, the Encyclopedia of Management, the Encyclopedia of Small Business, and West's Encyclopedia of American Law.
Capital Changes Reporter - Company merger and acquisition information as well as stock splits and capital histories. This resource can only be used inside the Winnetka Library.
Demographics Now - Provides access to summarized information and sophisticated maps based on data collected in the 2010 census.
Illinois Legal Forms - Thousands of Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues.
Kroll Bond Ratings - Formerly L.A.C.E. bond ratings. This service provides bond ratings for many financial institutions and organizations. This resource can only be used inside the Winnetka Library or the Northfield Branch.
Mergent Online - Provides detailed business descriptions, corporate histories and financial statements for thousands of publically owned companies in the U.S. and worldwide.
Value Line Research Center - Investment research information including online versions of the Value Line Investment surveys, the mutual fund survey, and more.
Computer Skills Courses - Interactive computer skills courses from Learning Express Library. Included courses include Office 2003, 2007 & 2008 (Mac) and Windows XP, Vista and Mac OS X.
Safari Computer Books Online - Access the full text of hundreds of up-to-date computer books online of subjects from using iPods and digital camera to creating a Microsoft Office document or writing a program.
Ancestry Library Edition - Census records, birth, marriage, and death records, and many other sources that can be used for genealogical research. This resource can only be used inside the Winnetka Library or the Northfield Branch.
HeritageQuest - Research genealogy and local history information.
Health Reference Books - A collection of reference books on assorted health topics. Some sample titles in this collection include the Encyclopedia of Cancer, the Encyclopedia of Children's Health, and the Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders.
Science in Context - Provides information and articles about many science topics as well as biographies of scientists and descriptions of experiments.
Science Online - Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.
Science Reference Books - A collection of reference books on scientific topics. Some sample titles in this collection include the Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders and Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia.
History and Biography
American Decades - Covers 20th-century events and social history beginning in 1900 and ending in 1999.
Homework Reference Books - A collection of reference books useful for a variety of general homework topics. Some sample titles in this collection include Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, Shaping of America: 1783-1815 Reference Library, and Something About the Author.
Kids InfoBits - Kids can search for information about current events, science, government, sports and more. Created for kids in kindergarten through 5th grade.
Testing and Education Reference Center - College and career planning resources including over 300 practice tests and courses, dozens of ebooks containing valuable study material and practice tests, information on over 4,000 accredited schools, scholarship search featuring $8 billion in available scholarships, a resume builder, and career modules covering subjects from career change to salary negotiations.
Consumer Reports - The Consumer Reports website available through library subscription. Includes Consumer Reports popular automobile and appliance ratings.
Electric Library - Search for information from magazines, newspapers, TV and radio shows.
FirstSearch - Search for information by topic (ex: education, medicine, or current events) or by choosing one of 15 databases (ex: MEDLINE, ArticleFirst, or WorldCat).
InfoTrac OneFile - Search for newspaper and magazine articles on a variety of subjects, including current events, economics, sports and more.
LexisNexis Library Express - Over 6,000 full-text news, business, and legal sources including hundreds of domestic and international newspapers, business news and trade publications, legal research (in the Library only), and company information and SEC filings.
New York Times - Search for articles in the New York Times from 1986-present.