Unless otherwise noted, these resources are available for use in the Library and via remote access for La Grange Park Library patrons. Library card required for remote access.


Searchable phone and informational databases of U.S. businesses and individuals

Academic One File

Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources

Academic Search Premier

Provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles

Health and Wellness Resource Center

Provides up-to-date reference material as well as full-text magazines, journals, and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources

Heritage Quest

Genealogy resource that includes U.S. Census records, historical books and journal articles, Revolutionary War documents, and Freedman’s Bank records


Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad, y otras materias

(A collection of Hispanic magazines with full text, it covers business, health, technology, culture, current affairs, and other subjects)

Infotrac Newsstand

A collection of thousands of national, international, state and local newspapers

Kids Info Bits

Designed for children from kindergarten to 5th grade, it contains reference and magazine articles

Learning Express Library

A comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons—students and adult learners—succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass


Literature criticisms, biographies of authors, and reviews

Mango Languages

An online language learning system teaching practical conversation skills for a variety of popular languages

MasterFILE Premier

Provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975

Science in Context

Includes more than 22,000 topic overviews, 7,000 biographies, and 1.5 million periodical articles from noted publications

Science Reference Center

A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc.

Student Research Center

Provides students in secondary schools with research tools to easily obtain the information that they need from EBSCO databases

Student Resources in Context

Helps students develop both research and critical-thinking skills while covering the spectrum of student-focused subject matter


The catalog of some libraries in RAILS (Reaching Across Illinois Library System)

U.S. History in Context

A complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, issues and current information

World History in Context

A broad collection of scholarly analysis and award-winning full-text periodicals, reference works and primary documents covering world history


Provides access to library catalogs worldwide