Practice exams and job skills tutorials to prepare you for a career in real estate, teaching, nursing, civil service, and other fields. Once on the site, select the area of your choice.
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Chicago Consumers’ Checkbook
Evaluations and ratings of local service firms and businesses. Includes ratings for doctors and hospitals.
Full-color image editions and full-text newspaper articles from 1986 to present.
Full-text articles from 1996 to present.
Articles including obituaries and news stories from 1849-1995.
Full page images from 2008-present.
Practice tests for ACT, SAT, AP, and PSAT/NMSQT and help preparing college admission essays. Once on the site, choose the section of your choice.
Practice tests for GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MAT, PCAT, and CLEP. Once on the site, select the area of your choice.
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. Once on the site, choose the section of your choice.
Product ratings and reviews, advice, tips, and trends for consumers.
Online crafting classes taught by top artists and designers. Download patterns, templates, recipes and more.
Grades 3 & Up — Explore the United States in colorful kid friendly reports.
Grades 3 & Up — Experience the world through detailed cultural information on more than 200 countries.
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