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FactCite: The Lincoln Library Online

FactCite – American and World Biography

Use at Home? Yes

Description: 10,000 biographies of famous people from around the world. More than 2,000 illustrations.

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FactCite – American History

Use at Home? Yes

Description: More than 6,000 illustrated articles of people, places, and events in American history.

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FactCite – Biography for Beginners

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Illustrated biographies written especially for beginning and striving readers.

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FactCite – Defining Moments in U.S. History

Use at Home? Yes

Description: This resource for middle school students and above explores the historical context and consequences of 30 defining moments in United States history, such as the Battle of Gettysburg, the Great War and the Jazz Age and the Attack on Pearl Harbor. Each event is treated in detail and supplemented with primary source documents, timelines, biographies, reading lists, glossaries, and photographs.

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FactCite – Greek and Roman Mythology

Use at Home? Yes

Description: 500 articles on Greek and Roman mythological figures with more than 300 illustrations.

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FactCite: The Lincoln Library Online

Fact Cite – The Lincoln Library

Use at Home? Yes

Description: American History – More than 6,000 illustrated articles of people, places, and events in American history.

 

Biography for Beginners – Illustrated biographies written especially for beginning and striving readers.

 

Greek & Roman Mythology – 500 articles on Greek and Roman mythological figures with more than 300 illustrations.

 

U.S. & World Biography – 10,000 biographies of famous people from around the world. More than 2,000 illustrations.

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FamilySearch

Family Search Affiliate Library

Use at Home? No

Description: Gain access to over 350 million restricted images when you log into your free FamilySearch account inside the library.

 

From home you can still log in to access FamilySearch’s free resources.

 

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Ferguson's Career Guidance Center from Infobase

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Information on more than 3,400 jobs in 94 industries. Includes sample resumes and cover letters, and tips on interviewing. Also includes 48,000 scholarships and internships for college students.

 

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Weiss Raitings

Financial Literacy Basics

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Easy-to-understand guides on how to manage your finances, including budgeting, student loans, how to start a checking account, and how to start a 401(k)

 

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Statewide Illinois Library Catalog

First Search (OCLC)

Use at Home? No

Description: Scholarly and general content covering a wide variety of topics including health, education, technology, business, and the social sciences.

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Flipster

Flipster

Use at Home? Yes

Formats Available: Magazines

Description: Check out magazines to read on your computer or mobile device. Includes popular titles such as TimeConsumer Reports and People.

 

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Fold3

Fold3

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. On Fold3, you can combine records found on the site with what you have in your own albums and shoeboxes to create an online memorial for someone who served.

 

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Foundation Directory Online Professional

Foundation Directory Online Professional

Use at Home? No

Description: Unprecedented wealth of timely, comprehensive information on grant makers and their grants: over 140,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the U.S.; over 4,000 sponsoring companies; over 3.8 million recently awarded grants; over 1 million recently filed IRS Forms 990 and 990-PF.

 

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FreedomFlix

FreedomFlix

Use at Home? Yes

Description: This American History resource includes e-books from Scholastic’s Cornerstones of Freedom series. Each is paired with nonfiction videos and links to related websites. Topics include: Revolutionary Era, Our Democracy, Westward Expansion, Immigration, Slavery and the Civil War, Economy, the 20th Century, Today’s World and War.

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Freegal

Freegal

Use at Home? Yes

Formats Available: Music

Description: Free unlimited streaming of music from the entire Sony Music catalog plus thousands of independent artists; also download up to 5 DRM-free tracks per week

 

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