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Get access to subscription-based resources that Google can’t offer

Your Oak Park Public Library card gives you access to the online resources listed here.




Academic Search Premier »

Thousands of full text journal/magazine articles, providing access to critical information.

African American Heritage »

Genealogy database devoted to African American family history research.

African-American History Online »

A fresh way to explore the full spectrum of African-American history and culture, covering five centuries.

American Indian History »

Fast access to more than 15,000 years of culture and history, covering more than 600 Native American groups.

Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only) »

Genealogical information covering the US and United Kingdom (only available in the Oak Park Public Library).

Article Search »

Search multiple resources at once using the catalog’s Article Search to find full-text results.

ArticleFirst »

Index of articles from the contents pages of journals (not full text).

AtoZ Maps Online »

Comprehensive collection of royalty-free downloadable maps.

AtoZ World Culture »

Information about world history, cultures, languages, foods, religions, and more.

Auto Repair Source »

Do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles.

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