Below is a list of online databases available for research/instruction. If you have questions about the databases, contact the Library at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note some databases are accessible only at the Rochester Library.
Ancestry Library provides access to information from sources such as censuses, immigration and military records, family histories, court and legal documents, photos, and maps.
Try-It! Illinois offers the staffs and library users of the more than 5,000 ILLINET member libraries the opportunity to survey and evaluate a wide variety of electronic resources. Thanks to the partnerships between the Illinois State Library and the participating electronic resource vendors, there is no charge for accessing these databases during Try-It! Illinois. Please contact the Library for login information. (217) 498-8454
If you are new to computers, haven’t used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, Digital Learn has the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.
Please visit our Ebook Catalogs to:
– Browse and order books for your ereader
– Manage your ereader account
Please review our EMagazines Selection to:
-Browse over 98 different subscriptions
– Manage your Zinio account
OCLC FirstSearch provides access to academic article abstracts and allows you to search for items in libraries across the country.
Genealogical and ancestry search tools including searches from census and war records, as well as access to an index of over 1.9 million genealogy and local history articles.