Databases

Mango Languages – Learn Languages From Native Speakers

New Resource for General, History, and Literature Research


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JSTOR is a digital library of academic content in many formats and disciplines. The collections include top peer-reviewed scholarly journals as well as respected literary journals, academic monographs, research reports from trusted institutes, and diverse primary sources. Funding for JSTOR is generously provided by the Highland Park Quality of Life Foundation. 

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New Resource for Genealogy and History

Fold3 written in text Opens in new windowFold3 Library Edition by Ancestry provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.  This continually-growing collection, with content from the Revolutionary War onward, contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3. 

Funding for Fold3 Library Edition is generously provided by the Highland Park Quality of Life Foundation. To access log in with your library card number and PIN.


New Resource for Product Reviews and Comparison Shopping

ConsumerReports.org Logo Opens in new windowSave money and time with trusted information for smart buying decisions with ConsumerReports.org. Explore a comprehensive collection of expert, unbiased product reviews 24/7. Subjects covered include: appliances, cars, electronics, health, fitness, home and garden, and more! 

Compare price, performance, and reliability across products in one place. Funding for ConsumerReports.org is generously provided by the Highland Park Quality of Life Foundation. To access log in with your library card number and PIN.


Featured Resource for Students

HelpNow Logo ImageWith HelpNow, students in kindergarten through introductory college can receive assistance from live, online tutors using an interactive, virtual whiteboard to chat, write, draw, and copy/paste. Tutors are available online Monday through Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. To access log in with your library card number and PIN.