Research > Online Databases A - Z

Online databases are reliable, accurate information sources available remotely, 24/7 to Warrenville Library cardholders. You will need your Warrenville library card number and 4 digit PIN to access the databases.

For a listing of online databases and resources by subject, click here.


Academic Search Premiere
Find full-text journals and articles.
America's Obituary and Death Notices
Search newspaper obituaries and death notices.
Ancestry Library Edition
Access census, military and other vital records as you conduct genealogy research.
AtoZ Databases
Search businesses, individuals, executives and job listings, or create mailing lists and sales leads.
Auto Repair Source
View factory drawings, step-by-step maintenance instructions, technical service bulletins and recalls.
Business Source Premiere
Find full text articles and searchable cited references for top business journals.
Check Illinois from Record Information Services
Search Illinois public records and perform basic background checks. See Record Information Services for more Illinois public records.
Chicago Tribune Historical Archives
Read full-text articles on historical issues and events from the 1920s to 1984, and obituaries from 1860 to 1984.
Review ratings and recommendations on thousands of products and services in categories including appliances, cars, electronics and computers, home and garden, health and fitness, babies and kids, food, personal finance and travel.
Consumer Health Complete
Find information and resources on mainstream, complementary, and holistic medicine.
Heritage Quest Online
Conduct genealogy research by searching for census data, family records and local histories as well as conduct genealogy research.
History Reference Center
Search the full text of historical reference books, magazines, journals, and primary source documents.
Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
Find how-to instructions and creative ideas in the full-text content from leading hobby and craft magazines.
Take practice tests to help improve basic skills or prepare for the ACT, SAT, GRE and some professional licensing exams.
Literary Reference Center
Search thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, and author biographies, along with full-text classic literature.
Learn software, design, coding and general business skills at your own pace. Prepare for certification exams and beef up your resume with new marketable skills. This resource is only available to Warrenville Public Library District cardholders.
Mango Languages
Learn a new language with this dynamic lesson program focusing on everyday conversational skills and comprehension.
MasterFILE Premiere
Search full-text articles from magazines like Bon Appetit, GQ, National Geographic, and more.
Middle Search Plus
Search a full-text database of middle school magazines and reference books.
Newspaper Source Plus
Search millions of full-text articles and television and radio transcripts from major news sources around the world.
Sign up for NextReads, free eMail newsletters of "great reads" for adults, youth and teens.
Novelist Plus
Find author read-alikes, book discussion guides, book talks and feature articles for more than 150,000 fiction and 50,000 nonfiction titles.
Novelist K-8 Plus
Get book recommendations based on other books and authors you already love. Parents can check reading level and age-appropriateness.
Points of View Reference Center
Research multiple sides of controversial issues.
Primary Search Main Edition
Search the full text of popular children's magazines and encyclopedia entries and explore a vast image collection. Designed for elementary school students.
Primary Search Reference eBook Collection
Search the full text of popular children's magazines and encyclopedia entries and explore a vast image collection. Designed for elementary school students.
Read It!
Find adapted reading material for middle and high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading.
Record Information Services
Scroll through public records on new homeowners, new businesses, bankruptcies, legal judgements and more for Cook, DuPage, DeKalb, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will counties.
ReferenceUSA Business, Healthcare and Residential
Access directory information on USA businesses of all sizes. Find information on over 850,000 physicians, surgeons and dentists. Search directory information on over 200 million residences by phone number, name or address.
Science Reference Center
Search full text articles from hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias and reference books.
Connect to a tutor for an on-demand, online tutoring session for K-12 students and introductory college. The Adult Learner section supports those earning their GED, seeking grammar help with their resume and proofreading services. Spanish-speaking tutors are available.
Universal Class Library Edition
Enroll in an online course for work, fun or personal growth. Course topics include exercise and fitness, entrepreneurship, arts and music, home and garden care, cooking, computers and technology, health and medicine, homeschooling, job assistance, law and legal, parenting and family, pet and animal care plus other categories.
Value Line Research Center
Access Value Line's leading investment publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities.
Vocational & Career Collection
Search full-text articles from trade and industry-related periodicals.