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BrainFuse HelpNow

HelpNow from Brainfuse

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Get live, one-to-one, Illinois-aligned, skill-building, homework and test preparation help for everyone, from kindergarteners to adults. English as a second language and Spanish foreign language assistance are included, as well as Microsoft Office help and Career Resources. Available seven days a week, from 2PM-11PM with 24-hour access to Writing Lab, SkillSurfer and more.

 

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ProQuest HeritageQuest Powered by Ancestry Distributed by ProQuest

HeritageQuest

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Includes genealogies, local histories, primary source materials and genealogical and local history serials, including PERSI. An ongoing project, this database continues to grow and includes materials from all over the world.

 

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Historic Map Works: Residential Genealogy

Historic Map Works

Use at Home? Yes

Description: This high quality, full color digital collection of historic maps is one of the most extensive available. The core of the collection consists of over 1.5 million maps of the United States and the world.

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Historical Statistics of the United States Millenial Edition Online

Historical Statistics of the United States

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Description: Online edition of five-volume print compendium of historical statistics. Contains over 37,000 data series, on wide-ranging topics. Users may create customized tables and spreadsheets.

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History Reference Center

History Reference Center

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents.

 

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History Study Center

History Study Center

Use at Home? Yes

Description: This targeted collection of full-text journals and popular magazines provides expansive coverage of a wide range of global historical topics and themes.

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Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Has patterns, articles, and information on everything from amateur radio to knitting to woodworking.

 

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Home Improvement Reference Center

Home Improvement Reference Center

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Provides users with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects.

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Hoopla

Hoopla Digital

Use at Home? Yes

Formats Available: Audiobooks, eBooks, Magazines, Music, Video

Description: Stream or download up to 10 titles per month in a variety of forms. Videos check out for 3 days, Binge Passes and Music for 7 days, eBooks and Audiobooks for 21 days.

 

The library has a daily allotment of checkouts from Hoopla. If you receive a message that the daily limit has been reached, all available checkouts have been used for the day. The next day’s allotment resets at midnight.

 

If you receive an error message from Hoopla about your account settings, please visit the Hoopla settings menu and re-enter your library card number and PIN. If you do not know your PIN, please contact the reference department at 630-584-0076 x1.

 

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