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Education: Adult & Professional

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Research databases by subject or A-Z by title.
Academic Search Premier

Full text scholarly and peer-reviewed journals 1975 to present.

Adult Learning Center

(Learning Express Library)

Video courses to improve basic skills in reading, writing and math, prepare for the GED test, become a U.S. citizen or apply for a Green Card.

Biography in Context

Full text biographies from reference sources and articles from magazines.

Brainfuse - HelpNow

Interactive online tutoring for grades K-12, college intro and adult learners. Available 3-10 PM daily. Tambien en Espanol.

College Center

(Learning Express Library)

Practice tests for GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MAT, PCAT & CLEP.

College Prep Center

(Learning Express Library)

Practice tests for ACT, SAT, AP & PSAT/NMSQT and help preparing college admission essays.

Computer Skills

(Learning Express Library)

Video courses from learning the basics of computers to using popular programs for word processing, creating spreadsheets and databases, and implementing design with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Windows and Mac Operating Systems.

Driving Test Prep

Online test prep to prepare for the Illinois driving tests. No library card number needed. Practice tests, traffic laws, manuals and a FAQ section.

E-Journal Index

Index of full-text electronic magazines, journals and newspapers available through the Library’s databases.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Online reference books on multiple topics.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Scholarly full text articles with an emphasis on nursing and allied health.

History Online

Information on American, Ancient, Medieval, American Indian and Modern World history.

Illinois Statewide Catalog

Catalog of materials for libraries throughout the state.

Learning Express Library

Online courses covering topics such as math, writing, and workplace skills; exam preparation for education (such as GED, SAT, ACT), professional licensing, civil service, military, law enforcement, nursing; popular software courses including Microsoft Office.

Online video courses for business, software, technology and creative skills taught by industry experts. For teachers, students and professionals. For best results, use Chrome or Firefox as your browser.


Self-paced video language courses for multiple languages, and ESL courses. (Library app available)

Psychology Journals

Full text articles and citation index on psychology, psychiatry and mental health. Undergraduate and graduate level research.

Reference Library

Online reference books and encyclopedias on multiple topics. (Library app available)

School Learning Center

(Learning Express Library)

Students in elementary, middle and high school can prepare for tests, assignments and boost math, reading, science and social studies skills.

Software Tutorials

(Learning Express Library)

Computer basics and popular programs for Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, Windows and Mac operating systems.

Teacher Reference Center

Citations and abstracts for popular professional journals for teachers and school administrators.

Search for books and other materials in libraries in the United States and throughout the world. (Library app available)

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call 847-729-7500 x 7700, or visit the Reference Desk for database assistance.