Databases

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Business Source Elite

Go to BUSINESS SOURCE ELITE

Search over 1,000 business and economics journals, and read profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies.

Consumer Reports logo

Go to CONSUMER REPORTS

Expert ratings from Consumer Reports magazine, evaluating hundreds of products from appliances to cars to electronics.

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.

LexisNexis logo

Company and investment information, legal cases, and news stories from hundreds of foreign and domestic sources. Legal Case information available only in the Library.

In the Library: Click here

Outside the Library: Click here

Lynda.com

Go to LYNDA.COM

Be a lifelong learner with free tutorials from the industry leader in technology training. Enhance and expand your business, technology, and creative skills.

How to use Lynda.com

If you have trouble logging in to Lynda, please call 1.888.33.LYNDA.

RBdigital logo

Go to RBDIGITAL

Download dozens of digital magazines to read on your device or computer.

USER GUIDE

Getting Started with the RBdigital app

AMOUNT

Unlimited

HOW TO ACCESS

  • Computer
  • iPhone/iPad
  • Android device

IS THERE AN APP?

Yes, search for "rbdigital" in your app store

Record Information Services logo

Go to RECORD INFORMATION SERVICES

Search public record information such as bankruptcies, foreclosures and auctions, and real estate transactions in Lake and Chicago area counties.

Reference USA

Go to REFERENCE USA

Business directory, residential listings, demographics, and health care listings.

Sorkins Business & Government Information

Search for company and contact info for businesses and not-for-profit organizations in the Chicago, St. Louis, and Kansas City metropolitan areas.

How to Access:

  1. You first need to register your Lake Forest Library card. Go to Sorkins and click "Login" in the upper right corner.
  2. A login popup will appear.
  3. IMPORTANT: At the bottom of the login popup, click "Register Here!"
  4. Register with your name and library card.
  5. You will then be redirected to the login page.
  6. Log in with your library card number and you are ready to search!
  7. Once you have registered your library card number, you never have to do it again.
S&P Global Logo

Find business and investment information, including a daily stock price record and printable industry surveys.

In the Library: click here.

For use outside of the Library: click here

Value Line

Go to VALUE LINE

Explore investment research information including online versions of the Value Line Investment surveys, the mutual fund survey, and more.

Weiss Ratings Financial Ratings Series

Go to WEISS RATINGS

Access financial strength ratings for banks, credit unions, and insurance. Get investment ratings for stocks, mutual funds, and ETFs. Also included is the Customized Medicare Supplement Insurance Buyer's Guide.