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Animals

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Art

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Automobiles

  • Autobytel Search by make and model of car, location, new, used, and more to find pricing information, dealers, specifications, and reviews.
  • Kelley Blue Book Car Prices Includes new and used vehicles as well as reviews.
  • NADA Used Vehicle Guides Includes not only automobiles, but boats, campers, motorcycles, etc.

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Booklists

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Business

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Career

  • Careerbuilder.com Job search site that can be narrowed by location and interests. Includes search tips, resume information and more.
  • Illinois Dept. of Employment Security Links to Illinois Job Bank, unemployment insurance information, etc.
  • Illinois One Source Information on available jobs through Illinois Skills Match, on unemployment statistics,and on careers.
  • Indeed Job search site that can be narrowed by location and interests. Includes search tips, resume information and more.
  • Monster Job search site that can be narrowed by location and interests. Includes search tips, resume information and more.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook Lists careers, educational requirements, salary, and outlook.
  • Snagajob Job search site that allows you to search by zip code and type of job.

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Census and Statistics

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Chemistry

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College

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Computers

  • CNet A source of computer information on a wide variety of topics, platforms, software, etc.
  • DigitalLearn  A source for learning basic computer skills with interactive online video.
  • Download.com Collection of downloadable programs from CNET.
  • ExtremeTech Another portal of computer information.
  • TechBoomers  A free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life.
  • Tom’s Hardware Valuable computer information and reviews of various products and parts.
  • What is An online dictionary of computer terms and jargon.
  • ZD Net Another online source of information and technology news as well as software to download.

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Cooking

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Drama

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Education

  • Teachers.net Site with many link to topics, lessons plans, and more.

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Genealogy

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Government–Federal

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Government–State

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Government–World

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History

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Home and Hobbies

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Income Tax

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Insects

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Kids Sites

  • ABCMouse.com  This site must be used from within the library.  It provides many learning games from age 2-8+.
  • AR BookFinder This site lists accelerated reader books, levels, and points.
  • Enchanted Learning Wide variety of links and activities for all ages.
  • KidsClick Search sites chosen by librarians for kids grades K to 7.
  • QuizHub.org Links to many sites and educational games for K-8 students.
  • Tumblebooks  Click on Read Online and tumble to a new book every day.

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Law

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Literature

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Maps

  • Bing Maps Includes maps and driving directions.
  • Google Maps Includes driving directions as well as satellite images. Very detailed.

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Medicine

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Movies

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Music

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News

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Phone Directories and Zip Codes

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Reference

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Science

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Space

  • NASA
  • Space.com Covers a wide variety of topics. Includes NightSky calendar of notable observations each month.
  • Spaceflight Now Covers online space news, space missions, astronomy, and more.
  • The Nine Planets Includes information, photos, etc. on all the planets in the solar system as well as their moons.

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