GCFGlobal

From Microsoft Office and email, to reading, math, and more—GCFGlobal.org offers more than 200 topics, including more than 2,300 lessons, more than 2,000 videos, and more than 50 interactives and games, completely free.

Illinois Career Information System

Develops local, state and national labor market information for businesses, educators, government agencies, researchers, and students. We are also home to the Illinois Career Resource Network which provides career development tools for everyone from elementary school students to adult job seekers and second career seniors.

Brainfuse Adult Learning Center

Career resources, including the ability to submit a resume for review.

WorkNet DuPage

Provides job seekers with the job search tools they need for successful employment and helps local businesses develop their workforce by hiring local talent.

Illinois Job Link

Post and find jobs.

Illinois Department of Employment Security

Find information on employment services, labor market information, and unemployment insurance programs.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Descriptions, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected prospects for different occupations.

Career Onestop

Sponsored by the US Department of Labor.

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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. These courses are also available in the Libby app (some exceptions may apply).
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