Below is a list of our subscription databases. To access these from home, click on the database and enter your Highland Park Library card number, without spaces, when prompted.
Problems? Call the Reference Desk at 847-681-7031, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note: many of our databases allow remote access only from an authorized user's personal/individual computer from home and not from another location or institution.
Books and Literature
Hundreds of Bloom's essays, which examine the lives and works of great writers throughout history and the world. This database also contains an archive of more than 38,000 characters, as well as extensive entries on literary topics, themes, movements, and genres.
Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline... covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.
Use this readers' advisory tool to find a good book by topic, authors similar to your favorites, and book discussion guides, for younger readers. See NoveList Plus for reading suggestions for adults.
Use this readers' advisory tool to find a good book by topic, authors similar to your favorites, and book discussion guides. See NoveList K-8 Plus for reading suggestions for younger readers.