Databases

Database Type
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AtoZ logo

Go to AtoZdatabases
https://www.atozdatabases.com

What you can do with it

Research sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, background searches, finding friends and relatives, and a whole lot of other possibilities.

Biblioboard

Go to BIBLIOBOARD
https://www.lakeforestlibrary.org/biblioboard/"
then choose from "BiblioBoard Library of Illinois," "biblioboard open access," or "RAILS for Schools."

What you can do with it

Download FREE eBooks and eAudiobooks, featuring community-created content, local self-published books, and thousands of other always-available titles. No account needed.

User Guide

BiblioBoard support page

Amount

Unlimited with no return period

How to access

App available, search for "biblioboard" in your app store
Works on iOS, Android, smartphones, tablets ... just install the app
Works in computer browser
Cloud Library logo

Go to CLOUDLIBRARY
https://ebook.yourcloudlibrary.com/library/lakeforestlibrary/Featured

What you can do with it

Borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks, especially new and recently published titles.

User Guide

Getting Started with cloudLibrary

Watch a tutorial

Amount

5 checkouts at a time

Loan Period

2 weeks

How to access

App available, search for "cloudlibrary" in your app store
Works on iOS, Android, smartphones, tablets, Kindle Fire, Nook ... just install the app
Works in computer browser
No, does not work on Kindle eInk reader
Chicago Consumers' Checkbook Logo

Consumer ratings, comments, and advice on repair services, finance, home care, and more in the greater Chicago area.

In the Library: click here.

From Anywhere: click here.

Creativebug logo

Go to CREATIVEBUG
https://www.creativebug.com/lib/lakeforestlibrary

What you can do with it

Choose from more than 1,000 award-winning art and craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

User Guide

  1. Start in your device's web browser and visit the Library's Creativebug link.
  2. Enter your Lake Forest Library card number, then set up an account with your email and password.
  3. You can now use your email and password to log in to Creativebug in your browser or the app.

How to access

App available, search for "creativebug" in your app store
Works on iOS, Android, smartphones, tablets ... just install the app
Works in computer browser
CultureGrams

Go to CULTUREGRAMS

What you can do with it

Explore cultural information including videos, recipes, customs, and lifestyles from other countries in the world and states in the U.S.

DPLA logo

Go to DIGITAL PUBLIC LIBRARY OF AMERICA
https://dp.la

What you can do with it

Explore the riches held within America’s libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions, including photographs, museum objects, government documents, and so much more!

EBSCO Host

Go to EBSCO HOST

Allows for simultaneous searching of any combination of EBSCO databases including: BIR Entertainment, Book Index with Reviews, Business Source Elite, Health Source (Academic and Consumer editions), Masterfile Premier, Regional Business News, Fiction Core Collection, and AHFS Consumer Medication Information.

First Search

Go to OCLC: FIRST SEARCH

Popular and scholarly full text articles from 13 different databases including ERIC and MedLine. Search simultaneously or individually.