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Go to: Databases A-D | Databases E-K | Databases R-Z

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Learn4Life
Now called Gale Courses and can be accessed on the Databases E-K page.

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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.

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Lexis Nexis Public Library Express - Use this Link for in-library access

Lexis Nexis From Home - Use this link if accessing from outside the library building.


A premier source of news, legal and business information. Also has a wealth of consumer, health & medical, government & politics, and biographical information. Please note: the legal section of the resource is only accessible from within the library building. All other areas of the resource may be accessed from home using your Fountaindale Public Library Card.

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Literary Reference Center Plus
A searchable and expansive collection of author biographies, plot summaries & title overviews, literary reference books & monographs, literary magazines & journals, book reviews, author interviews and much more.

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From the people that bring you Mango Languages, this resource is geared toward children so they can learn a language. Languages available at this time are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish. 

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Lynda.com
This online subscription library teaches the latest software tools and skills through high-quality instructional videos taught by recognized industry experts. Available only from within the library.

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Mango Languages
Mango is an online language learning system teaching practical conversation skills for a wide variety of popular languages. Available in-house and remotely. See also LittlePim above.

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Martindale-Hubbell
Need a lawyer to help with your lawsuit? This site can help you find one. You can search by state, country or area of practice.

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MAS Ultra - School Edition
Designed specifically for high school students, this database contains full-text sources for a wide range of subject areas including history, science, careers and much more.

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MasterFile Premier
Full-text of thousands of general reference magazine articles and publications from 1975 to the present. It covers a wide range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.

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A searchable database of journal articles covering all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing. Some full-text available. Click the link, then click databases. Click MEDLINE to search the database.

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Metra Information Center
The site for Metra train schedules.

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Middle School Search Plus
Designed specifically for middle school students, this databases contains full-text sources for a wide range of subject areas including history, science, careers and more.

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Morningstar
Morningstar is a source for information on stocks, mutual funds, variable annuities, closed-end funds, exchange-traded funds, separate accounts, and 529 college savings plans. Currently tracks more than 100,000 investment offerings worldwide, according to their website.

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National Automobile Dealer Association Guides
This site covers new and used cars, recreation vehicles, classic cars, motorcycles, snowmobiles, sailboats, aircraft, and manufactured housing. Prices are given for a range of years. Insurance quotes and lemon checks are available for free.

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NoveList
Search for fiction books by author, title, series title, plot, or genre. Available in-house and remotely.

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Overdrive PinDigital Library
Ebook and eAudiobook collection with thousands of items available for checkout for use on ereaders, tablets, PCs and portable audio devices. Access also available through Overdrive Media Console app that is available for Apple iPad, iPod and iPhone; Android compatible devices including tablets and phones with access to the Google Play Store; Barnes & Noble Nook HD and Amazon Kindle Fire.

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Overdrive PinDigital Library for Children & Teens
A special link to the library's e-book and e-audiobook collections for children and teenagers.

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Pace Suburban Bus Service
Suburban Chicago bus schedules.

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OCLC index of papers presented at conference worldwide. No full-text, but items may be requested through Inter Library Loan. Click the link, then click databases. Click on Papers First to search the index.
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Points of View
Offers background resources for developing persuasive arguments and essays. Understand controversial issues and write or debate an effective argument on a topic.

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Primary Search
Designed specifically for elementary school students, this database contains full text articles that are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexile), which allows users to read at their own pace. Author biographies and an image collection are also included.

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OCLC index of worldwide conference proceedings. No full-text available, but items may be requested through Inter Library Loan. Click the link, then click databases. Click on Proceedings to search the index.

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ProQuest Newsstand
Access to the full text of over 1300 newspapers, news websites and blogs from leading publishers throughout the world. Major newspapers include the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, The Guardian, and many other national and regional titles.

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Public Record (in the library)
Public Record (at home)
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.

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