Deerfield Public Library’s Online Resources contain articles, news, and more content that is professionally edited for accuracy and usability. They are available free to anyone at the library. Are you a Deerfield Public Library card holder? You can access most Online Resources from home using the number on the back of your library card.

Business & Consumers
azdatabase AtoZdatabases
AtoZdatabases is the premier reference and mailing list database, including 30 million business and executive profiles and 220 million residents. This resource is ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!
 chicagoconsumers Chicago Consumers’ Checkbook
News and reviews from the popular local magazine Chicago Consumers’ Checkbook.
Now accessible from home!
 cr_logo_home ConsumerReports.org
Access articles from the web version of the popular magazine Consumer Reports. Now includes Consumer Reports Health and Cars Best Deals Plus! For access to Consumer Reports from outside the library, click here.
  Morningstar
A one-stop tool for collecting financial information, getting reliable portfolio analysis, learning about investment options, and reading up on the most up-to-date financial news commentary. Morningstar has comprehensive data and analysis on over 41,000 investments. For access to Morningstar from outside the library, click here and enter Deerfield for the library and your library card bar code for the password.
  Value Line
Individual investors or investment professionals can rely on Value Line for a vast array of financial measures for over 6,000 stocks, 18,000 mutual funds, 200,000 options, and other securities. Delve into Value Line’s accurate estimates, projections, and historical data to discover opportunities that fit any investment strategy. If you are accessing Value Line from outside the library, you will be prompted to put in your library card bar code.
 jobnow Brainfuse JobNow
Career specialists are available from 2 – 9 p.m. every day to help with job searching, cover letter and resume writing, and interview prep. Tutoring is also available for GED, citizenship testing, and back-to-school prep.

Job Search & Careers
azdatabase AtoZdatabases
AtoZdatabases is the premier reference and mailing list database, including 30 million business and executive profiles and 220 million residents. This resource is ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!
 jobnow Brainfuse JobNow
Career specialists are available from 2 – 9 p.m. every day to help with job searching, cover letter and resume writing, and interview prep. Tutoring is also available for GED, citizenship testing, and back-to-school prep.
 CareersCollege The Careers College
On-demand job search education and career resource center. This career services portal consists of a blend of online educational learning modules, job search tools and complementary career resources to help you navigate the job search process to land the ideal job.
Gale Courses
A new resource for Deerfield patrons that has over 300 six-week, online, instructor-led courses on a wide variety of subjects, from software to nutrition, project management to ESL grammar.

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
britannica_logo Encyclopedia Britannica and Britannica Kids
Contents of the Encyclopedia Britannica and the Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus.
Atlases, timelines, videos, and more.
(Access Encylocpaedia Britannica and Britannica Kids from inside the Library by clicking here)
galewidget Gale Virtual Reference Library
Access content from a library of encyclopedias and subject specialized reference books.
Includes information on medicine, art, science, history, business, and much more.
Browse by subject or search for content in one easy-to-use search box.
grolier_online_logo_1 Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
Articles, pictures, and multimedia on most topics. Games, research ideas, timelines, and more.
(Access Grolier from inside the Library by clicking here)

General
britannica_logo Encyclopaedia Britannica and Britannica Kids
Contents of the Encyclopedia Britannica and the Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus.
Atlases, timelines, videos, and more.
(Access Encylocpaedia Britannica and Britannica Kids from inside the Library by clicking here)
issuescon_icon Facts on File Issues and Controversies
More than 800 articles on current events issues written for students. Pro and con statements, research topic ideas, and more. From home, click on ‘available databases’ in the upper right-hand corner to access.
worldcat_services_light WorldCat Services
Full-text articles and citations from scholarly journals. Catalogs of books, government publications, and more held at libraries worldwide. Click on the ‘Databases’ tab to see a list of available databases and their descriptions.
Firstsearch Databases
galegeneralonefile Gale General OneFile
Articles on current events, popular culture, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.
galewidget Gale Virtual Reference Library
Access content from a library of encyclopedias and subject specialized reference books. Browse by subject or search for content in one easy-to-use search box.
Gale Courses
A new resource for Deerfield patrons that has over 300 six-week, online, instructor-led courses on a wide variety of subjects, from software to nutrition, project management to ESL grammar.
brainfuse Brainfuse HelpNow
Help from real, live tutors online! Students can receive help in math, science, social studies or English. Available for Kindergarten – 12th grade, college introduction level students, and adult learners 7 days a week from 2 – 9 p.m., except on Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day and the Fourth of July.
jobnow Brainfuse JobNow
Career specialists are available from 2 – 9 p.m. every day to help with job searching, cover letter and resume writing, and interview prep. Tutoring is also available for GED, citizenship testing, and back-to-school prep.

History & Genealogy
Ancestry Library Ancestry.comAncestry.com brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library.  It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and beyond.  Ancestry delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more!
annalsofamerican Annals of American History
Speeches, poems, historical accounts, memoirs, and multimedia about United States history.
(Access Annals of American History from inside the Library by clicking here)
culturegrams 2 Culturegrams Online
Maps, flags, statistics, histories, recipes, and photos for 200 countries.
heritagequestonline HeritageQuest Online
Genealogical information including census records, PERSI, Revolutionary War records, and Freedman’s Bank documents.

Literature & Language Learning
worldcat_services_light WorldCat Services
Full-text articles and citations from scholarly journals. Catalogs of books, government publications, and more held at libraries worldwide. Click on the ‘Databases’ tab to see a list of available databases and their descriptions.
Firstsearch Databases
Little Pim Little PimLittle Pim is an award-winning program designed specifically to introduce new languages to young children.
mango Mango Languages
Use the Mango interactive language learning software to learn one or more of over 50 languages including Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Mandarin Chinese. ESL courses are available for 17 native languages.
mymediamall My Media Mall
Download free audiobooks, ebooks, and movies — including iPod compatible formats!
novelistplus Novelist Plus
Fiction and nonfiction book recommendations, read-alikes, award lists, book talks, and author biographies.
brainfuse Brainfuse HelpNow
Help from real, live tutors online! Students can receive help in math, science, social studies or English. Available for Kindergarten – 12th grade, college introduction level students, and adult learners 7 days a week from 2 – 9 p.m., except on Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day and the Fourth of July.

News
issuescon_icon Facts on File Issues and Controversies
More than 800 articles on current events issues written for students. Pro and con statements, research topic ideas, and more. From home, click on ‘available databases’ in the upper right-hand corner to access.
newsbank NewsBank
Deerfield Review and a selection of national magazines.
proquestnewsstand ProQuest News
Chicago Tribune, Chicago Tribune Historical Archive, Chicago Daily Tribune, and Chicago Press and Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. Obituaries are included.

People and Places
columbia gazetteer Columbia Gazetteer of the World
Names, descriptions, and characteristics of over 165,000 places in the world.
culturegrams 2 Culturegrams Online
Maps, flags, statistics, histories, recipes, and photos for 200 countries.
 galebiography_in_context Gale Biography Resource Center
Find biographies, images, articles, and suggested websites. Search for a specific person or browse by category, such as actors or notable women.
grolieramerica Grolier America the Beautiful
Profiles, pictures, and video clips on all 50 states. Games, project topics, and more
mango Mango Languages
Use the Mango interactive language learning software to learn one or more of over 50 languages including Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Mandarin Chinese. ESL courses are available for native Polish and Spanish speakers. Click on ‘Start Learning’ to begin.
brainfuse Brainfuse HelpNow
Help from real, live tutors online! Students can receive help in math, science, social studies or English. Available for Kindergarten – 12th grade, college introduction level students, and adult learners 7 days a week from 2 – 9 p.m., except on Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day and the Fourth of July.

Science
factsonfilescience Facts On File Today’s Science
Current science information written for students. Research topic ideas, weekly updates section, photos, and more. From home, click on ‘available databases’ in the upper right-hand corner to access.
grolier_online_logo_1 Grolier New Book of Popular Science
Articles and facts on science topics.News, question and answer column, project ideas, biographies, and more.
brainfuse Brainfuse HelpNow
Help from real, live tutors online! Students can receive help in math, science, social studies or English. Available for Kindergarten – 12th grade, college introduction level students, and adult learners 7 days a week from 2 – 9 p.m., except on Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day and the Fourth of July.

For Kids
culturegrams 2 CultureGrams Online
Maps, flags, statistics, histories, recipes, and photos for 200 countries.
britannica_logo Encyclopaedia Britannica and Britannica Kids
Contents of the Encyclopedia Britannica and the Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus. Atlases, timelines, videos, and more.
galebiography_in_context Gale Biography Resource Center
Find biographies, images, articles, and suggested websites. Search for a specific person or browse by category, such as actors or notable women.
grolieramerica Grolier America The Beautiful
Profiles, pictures, and video clips on all 50 states. Games, project topics, and more.
grolier_online_logo_1 Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
Articles, pictures, and multimedia on most topics. Games, research ideas, timelines, and more.
grolier_online_logo_1 Grolier New Book Of Knowledge
Articles, homework help, project and experiment ideas, current events information, games, and more.
grolier_online_logo_1 Grolier New Book of Popular Science
Articles and facts on science topics. News, question and answer column, project ideas, biographies, and more.
Little Pim Little PimLittle Pim is an award-winning program designed specifically to introduce new languages to young children.
mango Mango Languages
Use the Mango interactive language learning software to learn one or more of over 50 languages including Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Mandarin Chinese. ESL courses are available for 17 native languages.
novk8plus NoveList K-8 Plus
Fiction and nonfiction book recommendations, read-alikes, award lists, book talks, and author biographies.
trueflix TrueFlix
Nonfiction videos and e-books to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st Century skills through the inquiry process.
tumblebooks TumbleBookLibrary
The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of animated, talking picture books, which kids can read or follow along as they are read aloud!
brainfuse Brainfuse HelpNow
Help from real, live tutors online! Students can receive help in math, science, social studies or English. Available for Kindergarten – 12th grade, college introduction level students, and adult learners 7 days a week from 2 – 9 p.m., except on Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day and the Fourth of July.