Premier Reference and marketing database including 30 million business profiles and 220 million residents. Ideal for mailing lists, sales leads, employment opportunities, market research, finding friends and relatives, and much more! Remote access is unavailable at this time. After a system upgrade on 4/23/2018, remote access should be restored.
Academic Search Premier
For college and graduate students, the full text of 4,700 multi-disciplinary publications, most peer-reviewed. PDF backfiles to 1975 and searchable cited references for many titles.
This resource enables consumers to make better purchasing decisions on the products they are shopping for by providing ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.
Full text of nearly 2000 periodicals and general reference books including over 80,000 biographies and an image collection of over 100,000 photos, maps and flags.
Ebsco’s new dedicated search interface for MasterFile features simple search, easy-to-browse categories, topic overviews and translation available in more than 30 languages for HTML articles.
Provides the most comprehensive selection of educational resources—including more than 800 tutorials, practice exams, eBooks—for basic skills mastery, academic success, job preparation, and career advancement.
More than 3,000 courses and more than 130,000 videos from web design, education, and media production to business.
First time users will need to select the Create a Profile button, enter their library card #, and create a password for Lynda.com. Afterwards, users can log into Lynda.com by entering their card # and the password they created for Lynda.com.
Learn a new language for free! Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. There are more than 60 foreign language and 17 ESL courses available.
Includes international, national and regional papers such as The Chicago Tribune, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, and South China Morning Post. Historical Chicago Tribune (1849-1986) is also covered; however, paid advertisements (classifieds) are excluded.
RBdigital Magazines (formerly known as Zinio)
A quick and easy way for Oak Brook Public Library card holders to read digital copies of 30 magazines on a computer, tablet or smartphone. Click here for a patron user guide.
Premier Reference and marketing database including 30 million business profiles and 220 million residents. Ideal for mailing lists, sales leads, employment opportunities, market research, finding friends and relatives, and much more!
Business Source Premier
Full text from nearly 8200 business-related periodicals back as far as 1965. Updated daily.
Illinois Public Records: Chicago Area
Illinois Public Records: Chicago Area - access outside the Library
Scroll through Chicagoland's real estate transactions, mortgages and foreclosures. Keep an eye on housing values in your community. Also included: Tax Sales, State & Federal Tax Liens, Divorces, Misdemeanors, Felonies, DUI Arrests, Suspended & Revoked Licenses, Probates and Incorporations.
Morningstar Investment Research Center combines all mutual fund (24,000 ) and stock (10,000 ) information necessary for in-depth research and smart portfolio construction. Also included: ETFs, Fund Analyst Reports, Stock Analyst Reports, screenable fund datapoints and screenable stock datapoints.
Regional Business News
Full text coverage of 75 regional business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Updated daily.
Comprehensive resource for finding products manufactured in North America and the companies that produce them.
*Now available from home! (OBPL card required)
The most widely used independent investment information service. Includes: Investment Survey, Small & Mid Cap, Mutual Fund Survey, Daily Options Survey, Special Situations Service, Convertibles Survey and ETF Survey.
Consumer health information on medical sciences, nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Full text of 150 journals.
Health Source -
Full text of 550 journals focusing on many medical disciplines with abstracts for 850 journals.
Explora Primary Schools (grades K-5)
Homework resource for elementary students with articles and images on a variety of subjects. Learn about your favorite subject, look up words find pictures and articles that are searchable by reading level indicator (Lexile).
Explora Secondary Schools (grades 6-12)
Middle and high school students can find historical essays, biographies, maps, images and more to help with school projects. Read magazines, newspapers, learn vocabulary and even translate articles into more than 30 languages.
Find a good book: guide to fiction for children and teens.
Download audiobooks and listen on your PC or MP3 player.
: Must have an Oak Brook library card number. Available in WMA and MP3 formats.
eMediaLibrary (Overdrive): Must have an Oak Brook library card number. New collection of titles for iPods!
- eMediaLibrary (Overdrive): Must have an Oak Brook library card number.
Find a good book: guide to fiction for adults or children
SWAN: 80 south and west suburban libraries
WorldCat Quickly find the nearest library owning almost any book, DVD, etc.