Doing research? You can access the following databases with your Cicero Public Library card.

You must enter a Cicero Public Library card number to access online resources, unless noted.

Chicago Sun-Times (1986-Current) Search local and state full-text articles on topics such as business, health, education, government, history, politics, sports and more.

Chicago Tribune Date Range: (1/1/1985 Current)

Chicago Tribune Historical Archive Images and full text of historical local, regional, national, and international issues and events including major wars, prohibition, Chicago gangsters, the Great Depression, inventions, sports, and the arts form the Chicago Tribune Morgue clippings file. Extensive front page coverage.

FirstSearch A collection of resources provided to Illinois residents by the Illinois State Library. Includes access to a catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide, as well as, full text articles in science, the humanities, education, business and medicine. Call the Adult Services Reference Desk at 708-652-8084 for an authorization number and password.

Grolier Online Access to award-winning databases, interactive atlas, and dictionaries

Informe A collection of hispanic magazines with full text.

Kids InfoBits For students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Covers all subjects in a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface.

ReferenceUSA Contains phone numbers and information on more than 13 million U.S. businesses; and 120 million U.S. households.

World Book Online This site includes easy-to-read articles and engaging multimedia, games, science projects, interactive tools, and activities.

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