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Most databases are available remotely. Databases available only in the Library
are noted in red.
Research databases are arranged by subject or A-Z by title.
Academic Search Premier

This multi-disciplinary database provides full text scholarly and peer-reviewed journals with PDF back files to 1975 for over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

Biography in Context

Full text biographies from over 130 reference sources and access to biographical articles from more than 265 magazines.

Brainfuse - HelpNow

Online tutors are available to help Grades K-12, College Intro, and Adult Learners. Subjects include: Math, Science, Social Studies, English and JobNow, 3:00pm-10:00pm daily. Tambien en Español.

Driving Test Prep

Free online test prep for students preparing for their Illinois driving tests. Choose from several different permit tests. No library card number or personal information is needed. Use this resource to brush up on Illinois traffic laws. Practice tests, manuals and a FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.

E-Journal Index

A research tool for finding full-text electronic publications (magazines, journals, newspapers) available through Glenview Public Library’s databases. Search by title, keyword or browse by subject heading.

First Search

A gateway to multiple databases for articles and publications in business, management, science, humanities, education, health and medicine including Clase Periodica, ERIC, and Medline. An Illinois State Library database.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Search e-reference books on multiple topics. A Gale research database.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

HSNA provides scholarly full text journals, abstracts and citations on medical disciplines, with an emphasis on nursing and allied health.

History Study Center

Digitized primary and secondary sources with documents and articles organized under widely-studied topics, with reference works, images, video clips and links to 2,000 websites.

Illinois Statewide Catalog

SILC is the Illinois catalog of materials for libraries throughout the state.

Learning Express Library

Reading, math and writing skills improvement for students of all ages. Exam preparation tutorials for: education (GED, AP, ACT, PSAT, SAT, GMAT, and GRE); professional licensing for EMT, LSAT, civil service, military, law enforcement, nursing and allied health care. Skills courses for job search, workplace and popular software courses including Microsoft Office. Includes iBT TOEFL preparation, courses and exams.


Self-paced web-based language learning for 52 languages and 16 ESL courses including Angielski dla polskich rozmówców (English for Polish Speakers), Inglés para hispanoparlantes (English for Spanish Speakers), and Mango Korean English (English for Korean Speakers).

Psychology Journals

Full text index of psychological, psychiatric and related publications designed for undergraduate and graduate level research. A Proquest research database.

Reference Library

Search e-reference books on multiple topics. A Gale research database.

Teacher Reference Center

An index of citations and abstracts for 280 popular professional journals for teachers and school administrators.

The WorldCat library catalog lets you search for books and audio visual materials in library collections in our community, throughout Illinois and in thousands of libraries around the country and the world.

Please email the Reference Services Staff
call 847-729-7500 x 7700, or visit the Reference Desk for database assistance.