Online Library and Web Resources

  • Available only on computers in the library building.Available only in the library building.
  • Log in anywhere with your Fountaindale library card.Log in with your Fountaindale library card.
  • Website recommended by library staff.Website recommended by library.
  • Online Tutorial AvailableOnline Tutorial Available.
GPO (Government Printing Office)

Searchable index of U.S. Government publications. Full-text is not available, but items may be requested through Inter Library Loan. Items are sent at the discretion of the lending library.

(Adults)
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Illinois General Assembly

Searchable Illinois Compiled Statutes. Also has information about bills before the Illinois State Legislature, including status of legislation. Information about Illinois State Representatives and Senators, including contact information, is also available.

(Adults)
Free website, available to anyone
Illinois Tax Forms

Illinois Department of Revenue website providing access to Illinois state income tax forms, instructions and information.

(Adults), (Teens)
Free website, available to anyone
IRS Federal Tax Forms

Link to the Internal Revenue Service website where you can download tax forms, publications and find information about tax issues.

(Adults)
Free website, available to anyone
Legal Information Reference Center

Contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms that provide necessary tools and detailed "how-to" instructions covering a wide range of legal issues.

(Adults)
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LexisNexis

Search for legal information and the latest news. Contains full text of compiled statutes and court cases from across the United States, as well as the federal level. Company dossiers and other information also available.

(Adults)
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Library of Congress (Thomas)

Information about legislation currently making its way through the United States Congress. Also information about the library, its services and special collections.

See also: United States Congress in this resource list.

(Adults), (Children), (Teens)
Free website, available to anyone
Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Director

Need a lawyer to help with your legal issue? Powered by LexisNexis, this site can help you find one. You can search by state, country or area of practice.

(Adults)
Free website, available to anyone
Public Record - At Home Access

Please use this link if accessing this resource from outside the library building.

The most current public record and marketing information available, including databases of new homeowners, new businesses, new and previously recorded mortgages, bankruptcies and foreclosures plus much more.

(Adults)
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Public Record - In Library Access

Please use this link if accessing this resource when you are in the library building.

The most current public record and marketing information available, including databases of new homeowners, new businesses, new and previously recorded mortgages, bankruptcies and foreclosures plus much more.

(Adults)
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United States Congress (beta site)

Find information on current legislation, House and Senate calendars, Congressional leadership and other members, as well as access the Congressional Record, the official record of the proceedings and debates of the U.S. Congress.

The site is currently in beta so some features or components may not work at all times.

See also: Library of Congress in this resource list.

(Adults), (Children), (Teens)
Free website, available to anyone
WorldShare (formerly WorldCAT)

This is the brand new interface for searching library collections from around the world. Items less than a year old cannot be requested, but Fountaindale will investigate purchase. Some libraries charge for certain types of items; we will inform you if we can only get the item you want from one of these and get authorization from you before placing the request. Items held by libraries located internationally will not be requested.

(Adults), (Children), (Teens), (Parents & Teachers)
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