Gale Online Resources
offers a simple-to-use selection of databases for adults, youth and children which are easily accessed from home with your own internet connection.
A valid library card will be needed to access the resources from your home.
220 South 6th street
Phone - (217) 632-2807
Fax - (217) 632-2833
Sunday & Monday - Closed
Tuesday - 10 am to 8 pm
Wednesday - 10 am to 5 pm
Thursday - 10 am to 8 pm
Friday - 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday - 9 am to 1 pm
Gale Online Resources Information
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Books & Authors brings ease and fun to the question of “what do I read next?” This site will connect you with book recommendations from experts, thousands of read-alike titles, award winners and bestseller lists. The site is easy to browse with menus that will broaden and narrow searches according to author, title, character and other criteria.
CLICK HERE for > BOOKS & AUTHORS
Chilton Library is a comprehensive resource to assist you in performing your own car maintenance and repair. You will be able to access this resource from anywhere you have an Internet connection. Step-by-step instructions, videos, and wiring diagrams are just a few features of this resource.
CLICK HERE for > CHILTON LIBRARY
Gale LegalForms is designed to allow the user access to thousands of customizable online legal documents that are state-specific. Simply locate the form that’s needed and choose the desired format (Word, WordPerfect, Text or Acrobat). Completed forms can be saved to your computer, emailed to a home address or printed.
CLICK HERE for > GALE LEGALFORMS
General OneFile provides 24/7 access to the largest collection of full-text periodicals with more than 100 million records at your fingertips. Instant access to 500 travel guides, a full collection of the NPR audio programs, and more than 5,000 video files of select news programs are just a few of the extra features available.
CLICK HERE for > GENERAL ONEFILE
Kids InfoBits contains more than 100 full-text magazines, images, maps, flags & seals and graphs to help with school projects. Broad subject categories include animals, arts & entertainment, geography, and inventions and technology. Updated daily!
CLICK HERE for > KIDS INFOBITS
Infotrac Newsstand is a full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles by title, headline, date or other assigned fields. This collection features more than 1,000 newspapers and more 110,000,000 articles published between 1980 and 2012.
CLICK HERE for > INFOTRAC NEWSSTAND
Opposing Viewpoints in Context is a resource covering the hottest social issues and supports advanced searches to allow you to explore issues from all perspectives.
CLICK HERE for > OPPOSING VIEWPOINTS in CONTEXT
Powerspeak Languages is a web-based language learning program for anyone who wants to experience the benefits of learning a new language. This resource teaches you how to communicate in a new language (beyond asking for the nearest restaurant) by using audio, video and interactive lessons to take you further than purely memorizing words. Languages offered include: Spanish, German, French, Mandarin and ESL for Spanish speakers.
CLICK HERE for > POWERSPEAK LANGUAGES
PriceIt! Antiques & Collectibles is a comprehensive resource for identifying, researching, and pricing antiques and collectibles. More than 10 million images lend extra help when identifying an item. New content and subjects are added monthly.
CLICK HERE for > ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES
Testing & Education Reference Center is designed to help students and their parents make education decisions by providing a collection of information on two- and four-year institutions as well as new content on technical schools and financial tips. An extensive collection of test-prep materials are offered.
CLICK HERE for > TESTING & EDUCATION REFERENCE CENTER
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