The library subscribes to many electronic resources for you!
These databases can be used to find full-text articles, quick facts, pictures, and much more. Click on a link below to see what resources are available.
All you need is your St. Charles City-County Library District card.
|Biography & History||Business & Careers||Encyclopedias|
|Foreign Languages||General Resources||Literature & the Arts|
|Newspaper, Magazines & Current Events||Science & Health||Test Preparation & Class Review|
|Find a Good Book to Read|
|Biography, & History|
|Biography In Context
Search for current and historical biographies for musicians, authors, presidents and more
|US History in Context
All areas of US history from pre-colonial to present day. Primary documents, books, magazines, maps & more.
|World History in Context
All areas of world history from ancient to current.
Primary documents, books, magazines, maps & more.
|Business & Careers|
|Small Business Resource Center
Key information for small businesses like financing and business planning.
|Britannica Online for Young Adults
Includes flags, photos, maps, articles and links to selected web sites.
|Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Search for full text articles & images and has the ability to translate articles into over 29 different languages
|World Book Advanced
Specifically organized for high school and pre-college users,Advanced offers all of the great resources of World Book Studentplus primary source materials, World Newspapers, and thousands of informative articles.
|Gale Virtual Reference Library
Biographies, history, health, science, art and literature, and specialized reference e-books
News and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, law, literature and art, politics, science, technology, and many general interest topics
|General Reference Center Gold
Includes a wide range of full-text titles, indexes and abstracts, from national news magazines and encyclopedias to core business journals
|InfoTrac Student Edition
Access to a variety of magazines, newspapers and
reference books for information on current events,
arts, science, popular culture, health, people,
government, history, sports and more.
|SIRS Social Issue Resource Series
Social, political, economic topics & current events, includes an almanac, pictures and over 500 maps
|Student Resources in Context
Thousands of documents, biographies, essays on school topics, background information, and critical analyses as well as photos, illustrations and audio & video clips
|Literature & The Arts|
|Artemis Literary Sources
Integrates Literature Resources and Literature Criticism Online into a single research environment, also contains LitFinder and the Dictionary of Literary Biography
|Poetry and Short Story Reference Center
This full-text database provides a historically rich collection of hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary poems, as well as short stories, biographies, and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements, and techniques—including contemporary content from the finest publishers.
|Newspaper, Magazines & Current Events|
Magazine, newspaper and reference articles, flags, maps and over 285,000 photos
|NewsBank Special Reports for Students
Featured reports focus on topics of current interest available through NewsBank. Updated daily
|Newsbank World Newspapers
Complete full-text content of thousands of world newspapers. Option to limit search by continent or country
|Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Find articles, statistics & more on popular debate topics
ProQuest provides millions of documents from thousands of sources, covering research and subject areas like these: Arts, Business, Health & Medicine, History, Literature & Language, Science & Technology and Social Sciences
|Science & Health|
|Health and Wellness Resource Center
Magazines, journals, pamphlets and reference articles from authoritative medical sources
|Science in Context
Covers science, math and technology - features science experiments
|Science Reference Center
Search magazine & reference articles, experiments, biographies, images & videos on various science topics
|Teen Health & Wellness
Real answers about health, nutrition, emotions, sexuality, green living, dating, life skills, drugs, alcohol and more
|Test Preparation & Class Review|
|LearningExpress Library 3.0
Contains test & study guides for math, reading comprehension, social studies, American history, writing skills and high school entrance exam preparation. Also tutorials on Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
|Find a Good Book to Read|
|Books and Authors
Find the title of the next book in a series, award winning book lists, and book reviews
Fiction and non-fiction titles for adults and teens. Has helpful features to help with series information, read-alikes and other book lists. Links directly to the library catalog