Looking for our databases?

You may have noticed our site is looking just a tad bit different lately (see our announcement), and perhaps you're wondering where you can find all your favorite databases, like Lexis Nexis, Reference USA, and Consumer Reports.  Look no further than the "Online Resources" link on the left side of the screen, under "Quick Links".  You also can find a link to our online resources under the "Research" tab at the top of the page.  Questions?  Call us at the Reference Desk at 847-781-7031, or instant message us using the Ask Us widget on the left side of the screen.

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Job Hunting Resources

We've collected a number of online resources for job hunters in our Job Hunting guide.  You'll find links to recommended sites on resumes and cover letters, interviewing, salary information, career guides, and more.

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Finding Consumer Information

Looking to buy a new dishwasher?  Want to find out which mp3 player you should purchase?  We have a few suggestions on where to find consumer information.

  1. We have Consumer Reports available in print and online.  Both are available for in-library use only, so stop by the Reference Desk and we can direct you to them or set you up on our database computer.
  2. Looking for free consumer sites?  ConsumerSearch.com is an excellent source.  They aggregate reviews, analyze them, and then put the results in an easy-to-use package.
  3. ConsumerReview.com provides reviews by users just like you.
  4. ConsumerWorld is another free resource providing non-commercial guides to consumer resources and products.
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