Online Resources


  • Job Resources Find resources to help you look for work, update old skills and learn some new ones!

  • NASA Special Collection Browse the library’s collection of more than 340 NASA artifacts.

  • Driver Education Practice tests for Illinois permits – includes car, motorcycle, and CDL.

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Ancestry Library (Orland Park Library Card Holders Only)

This site contains a wealth of sources for genealogists. It includes over 4,000 separate databases which provide information on over two billion names. Search through census images, birth, marriage and death records and much more.

Business Source Premier

Including current and historical information for companies located around the world, this database is an excellent resource for news articles, market research reports and much more.

Consumer Health Complete

This database provides access to information about medical conditions and terminology. Researchers are also able to view medical images and explore major subjects in health and wellness.

Consumer Reports

Ratings, reviews and consumer advice for autos and products for the home.

EBSCOhost

A variety of services on general and specialized topics.

Explora Educator's Edition

Highlights content relevant to teachers, including lessons plans, curriculum standards, and other professional development resources.

Explora Primary School

Provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

Explora Public Libraries

Provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

Learning Express Library

Plan your career, build your resume or research an occupation with this handy set of tools.

MasterFILE Premier

Search through over 1,900 full text periodicals covering all subjects from general knowledge to business to education and more. This resource includes an image database of photographs, flags and maps. (This database can be found in EBSCOhost Web.)

Newspaper Source

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for hundreds of national (U.S.), international and regional newspapers. In addition, it offers television and radio news transcripts from major networks.

NoveList Plus

Looking for a great fiction book? Try NoveList to find your next read. It includes book discussion guides and suggestions for titles to try based on other books and authors you have enjoyed.

NoveList Plus K-8

Reading recommendations for children in elementary and middle school.

Primary Search

Contains full text for more than 80 popular, elementary school magazines. Additionally, Primary Search includes the Encyclopedia of Animals, the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, and the American Heritage Children’s Dictionary. (This database can be found in EBSCOhost Web.)

Regional Business News

This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. (This database can be found in EBSCOhost Web.)


Online Access to Resources and Databases