J.D. Power

Car prices from J. D. Power.

Kelley Blue Book

Vehicle price information.

Illinois Attorney General

How to make consumer complaints in Illinois.

Chicago Consumers’ Checkbook

Reviews and recommendations for service and retail providers throughout Chicago. Patrons using remote access will be required to create a login using their email address.

Chicago Better Business Bureau

Find accredited businesses and charities and file complaints, if needed.

Auto Repair Source

Information for most vehicles from 1974 to the present.

Consumer Reports

Product ratings, reviews, recommendations, brand reliability, and buying advice.

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Academic Search Complete

Newspaper, magazine, and academic articles on biology, economics, communications, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts and literature, and medicine.
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Creativebug

Creativebug is an all ages crafting resource with video tutorials on everything from knitting and crocheting to art and design for crafters of all experience levels. There are also downloadable patterns, templates, and recipes at your fingertips.
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Global Road Warrior

Customs, religion, language, dress, diet, and lifestyle on people of many countries

LinkedIn Learning

Renowned software training tool. Learn to retouch photos, design websites, record songs, create spreadsheets, animate 3D graphics, and more. Users must be ages 16+. Users must have a DGPL library card for in-library and remote access.
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Newspapers - Major US Daily News

Search Chicago Tribune 1849-current, The Wall Street Journal 1984-current, The Washington Post 1987-current, The New York Times 1980-current, and Los Angeles Times 1985-current full text at once. Or click Publications in the top menu to browse individual newspaper content.

Reference Solutions

Formerly ReferenceUSA. Directory of 13 million businesses, residential listings, and telephone numbers in the US.
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Science Flix

Covers more than 30 subjects in all areas of science using video, articles, and interactive content including experiments.
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Universal Class

Online courses on professional development, crafts, parenting, pet care, career training, finance, homeschooling, and more! Courses are self-paced. Completing a course with 70% or higher will earn a CEU Certificate.
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