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Wood Dale Public Library
520 N. Wood Dale Road
Wood Dale, IL 60191
Phone: 630-766-6762
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10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Research and Homework Help

AtoZ Databases TutorialA to Z Databases: Premier job search, reference & mailing list database including 30 million business & executive profiles plus 240 million residents.
Consumer Reports TutorialConsumerReports: Buying advice, product ratings, reviews, recommendations, money-saving advice and tips, and videos for products including appliances, electronics, food, and more.
Ancestry - In House Only TutorialAncestry®Library Edition: This resource makes family research easy for beginners while providing in-depth tools for even the most advanced genealogists. (In-Library Use Only)
Fold3 by Ancestry TutorialFold3 Library Edition: Fold3 contains millions of military records from world class archives including stories, photos and documents of the men and women who served.
Heritage Quest TutorialHeritageQuest: Find your ancestors, trace their paths across America, and learn what it was like in another time. Library Edition: An extensive database that provides online access to 4,000+ historical newspapers dating from the early 1700s into the 2000s.
Academic Search Complete TutorialAcademic Search Complete: Full-text articles to support research in science, engineering, physics, technology, religion, and philosophy. Includes access to video from the Associated Press (AP)
Auto Repair Source TutorialAuto Repair Source: Up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers and includes step-by-step repair information.
Business Source Complete TutorialBusiness Source Complete: Full-text articles to support research in accounting, finance, economics, marketing, management, and operations management. Includes access to video from the Associated Press (AP).
Consumer Health Complete TutorialConsumer Health Complete: Full-text articles to support research in aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, and nutrition. Includes teen health topics for teens and parents.
History Reference Center TutorialHistory Reference Center: Supports research in U.S. and world history topics, genealogy and lesson plans featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and primary source documents.
Legal Information Reference Center  Legal Information Reference Center: Designed to assist the public in legal matters of all kinds. It includes exclusive full text for many top consumer legal reference books, as well as thousands of legal forms.
Literary Reference Center TutorialLiterary Reference Center: Novels, short stories, poems, plot summaries and synopses, and literary criticism. Research guides, lesson plans, and citation tools support student learning
Masterfile Complete  MasterFILE Complete: A good place to start for research and homework. Includes full-text magazines, reference books, primary source documents, photos, maps, and flags.
Middle Seach Plus  Middle Search Plus: Middle school student will find popular middle school magazines and reference books. Featuring history, current events, science and sports, biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.
Newspaper Source Plus  Newspaper Source Plus: A full text collection of the world’s major news content. It includes articles from newspapers, newswires and news magazines and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.
Novelist TutorialNoveList: Book reviews and discussion guides of popular fiction, non-fiction, and audiobooks. Provides support for readers looking for their next great read.
Novel List K-8  NoveList for Kids: Reading recommendations for kids’ fiction and nonfiction that you can search by Lexile, subject, and grade level.
First Search TutorialOCLC FirstSearch: Supports research in a wide range of subject areas with well-known bibliographic and full-text databases from around the world with directories, almanacs, and encyclopedias.
Points of View Reference TutorialResources for students to understand issues, develop critical thinking skills, and develop persuasive arguments. Includes essays, overviews, articles, and transcripts on, citizens' rights, earth and environmental issues, global issues, health, and medias.
Primary Search  Primary Search: For the elementary school students, including encyclopedias specifically for kids, articles from children’s magazines including Highlights and Junior Scholastic and a large image collection.
Record Information Service  Record Information: Access various public records for counties in the Chicago area: public records for new homeowners, new businesses, bankruptcies, and foreclosures & sales. For Use Outside the Library
Science Reference Center TutorialScience Reference Center:: Supports research in applied sciences, biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and energy. Includes a database of high-quality science images from National Geographic, UPI, Getty, NASA, and Nature Picture Library.
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World Book for Kids: Easy-to-read articles and a wealth of engaging multimedia, games, science projects, interactive tools, and activities.

 World Book Student: A collection of resources for school-aged kids’ homework and research needs.

World Book Advanced: for advanced researches and information, featuring ebooks, articles, primary sources,  and computer and Web tutorials.

Enciciopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos: Offers World Book’s excellent content, rich-media and interactive features in Spanish.



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