- FirstSearch -- 15 databases (descriptions). All require an authorization code and password; call the Reference Dept. at (217) 477-5228 to obtain these (must be Illinois resident).
- Gale Virtual Reference Library -- large collection of reference e-books covering multiple topics and disciplines.
- Reference USA -- Detailed listing of 10.5 million businesses with the ability to search by company name, type of business, geography, business size and more.
- BookFLIX -- online literacy resource presenting classic video storybooks to build a love of reading and learning (requires your Danville Public Library card barcode to use).
- Kids InfoBits -- Hundreds of topics for both fun and education.
CURRENT AFFAIRS / POLITICS:
EDUCATION & TESTING:
GENEALOGY (more links available here):
- Illinois Public Records -- a wide variety of public records; other states are also available.
- MyGovernment -- Locate, research and contact your elected officials (federal, state and local) with the same information used by professional lobbyists.
- Books and Authors -- Need help deciding what to read next? Try this site.
- LifeQuotes -- 36,000 quotations from over 6,000 famous people, searchable by author and topic.
NEWSPAPERS & PERIODICALS:
- New Commercial-News -- Danville newspaper with coverage 2007-present.
- New News-Gazette -- Champaign-Urbana/Danville newspaper with coverage 1997-present.
- New NewsBank -- Search thousands of newspapers from around the country.
- Infotrac Newstand -- Millions of articles from more than 1,000 newspapers.
- Wilson OmniFile -- Full-text academic journals and popular magazines, plus indexes, for over 1,600 publications (DPL library card barcode required for access).
TRAVEL / GEOGRAPHY:
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