Search the Catalog:
Education: Adult & Professional
Select a database by a subject category listed below,
then enter your Glenview Library card number as prompted.
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

Full text scholarly and peer-reviewed journals 1975 to present.

Adult Learning Center

(Learning Express Library)

Video courses to improve basic skills in reading, writing and math, prepare for the GED test, become a U.S. citizen or apply for a Green Card.

Biography in Context

Full text biographies from reference sources and articles from magazines.

Brainfuse - HelpNow

Interactive online tutoring for grades K-12, college intro and adult learners. Available 3-10 PM daily. Tambien en Espanol.

College Center

(Learning Express Library)

College students can strengthen their academic skills, prepare for placement tests, and get ready for graduate school entrance exams (GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MAT, PCAT & CLEP).

College Prep Center

(Learning Express Library)

Study for college admission tests (ACT, SAT, AP, and PSAT/NMSQT), prepare a college admissions essay, and improve your academic skills before entering college.

Computer Skills

(Learning Express Library)

Video courses from learning the basics of computers to using popular programs for word processing, creating spreadsheets and databases, and implementing design with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Windows and Mac Operating Systems.

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.

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 Online

Contains sections for American, Ancient, Medieval and Modern World history with documents, articles, timelines, images, videos and maps.

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.

Lynda.com

Available only in the Library. Learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals with access to a video library of top-quality video courses taught by recognized industry experts. For teachers, students and professionals.

Mango

Self-paced web-based language learning for 71 languages and 19 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). (Library app available)

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. (Library app available)

School Learning Center

(Learning Express Library)

Online resources to help students in elementary, middle, and high school prepare for important tests, get extra help with assignments, and boost their skills in math, reading, science and social studies.

Software Tutorials

(Learning Express Library)

Video courses from learning the basics of computers to using popular programs for word processing, creating spreadsheets and databases, and implementing design with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Windows and Mac Operating Systems.

Teacher Reference Center

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

WorldCat.org

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. (Library app available)

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