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Lynda.com

Here are just a few of the benefits to using Lynda.com from your library:

To create a Lynda.com profile, go to the library homepage or databases page

Additionally, you may go directly to Lynda.com and select log in from the top right corner. You will be asked to enter your organization’s domain (www.Aurorapubliclibrary.org) and will be directed to enter in your login credentials. (Library Card and PIN)

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Ancestry Library Edition*: Powered by Ancestry.com, the number 1 Source for Family History Online.
 
AtoZdatabases: Premier Reference and Marketing Database including 30 million business profiles and 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, or finding friends and relatives.
 
Aurora Public Library Catalog: View Aurora Library holdings for all library locations (Main, Eola Road, and West). View your library card account information, place holds and view items you have out. PIN number and Library card number may be required.
 

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Biography In Context: Learn about the challenges, motivations, successes and failures of historical and contemporary persons.
 
Brainfuse -- Live Homework Help: Online access to expert tutors through the HelpNow program from Brainfuse, Inc. one of the nation?s leading providers of online tutoring services. From 2-10pm CST. 7 days a week. This service may not be available on certain holidays.
 
Brainfuse JobNow: Get expert resume assistance, live interview preparation and career coaching and more.
 

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Chicago Tribune: Chicago Tribune full-text articles (1985-present).
 
Chicago Tribune - Historical: Content includes articles between 1849-1987. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
 
Children's Literature Review: eBook collection of book reviews, criticism, and commentary.
 
Chilton (Auto Repair) Service Manuals: Do-it-yourselves total maintenance, service and repair information in an easy-to-use format for your cars.
 
Consumer Reports: Product reviews and Ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more from Consumer Reports.
 

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FirstSearch: Provides access to 14 databases containing over 50 billion library records, magazine articles, proceedings, and more. Please click on "databases" with in FirstSearch to see the full list of FirstSearch databases.
 

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Gale Virtual Reference Center: eBook collection with topics including business, health, history, literature, science, and more.
 

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Illinois Legal Aid: Answers to your legal questions and provides access to legal forms for Illinois.
 

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Learning Express Library: Provides unlimited access to interactive skill-building courses in math, reading and writing as well as a broad range of practice tests based on official exams such as the ACT, SAT, GED, ASVAB, Firefighter, Police Officer, Paramedic, EMT Basic, U.S. Citizenship, Postal Worker, Cosmetology, Real Estate Agent & Broker Exams.
 
Lynda.com: Learn a new skill online, on your time. A premier online learning resource offering more than 4,000 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more—is now available FREE with your library card.
 

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MasterFile Premier: Searches 1000+ newspapers, magazines, and journals. The Consumer Reports can be found using this database.
 
Medline Plus: Produced by the National Library of Medicine and corresponds to the following print resources: Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing Index.
 

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Novelist: Search categories listing Best Sellers, Awards, Mysteries, Inspirational, Younger Readers, Article Archive, NoveList Letters.
 
Novelist K-8: Contains information on fiction books for all K-8 grade levels and includes picture books, children's "chapter" books and young adult titles.
 

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Opposing Viewpoints In Context: Premier online resource covering today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to violent video games.
 

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Pronunciator: Pronunciator is a fun and easy way to learn any of 80 languages. Its free at your library and start learning at your own pace!
 
Public Records: Access to Chicagoland's public records. Real estate transactions, mortgages, foreclosures, and more. Keep an eye on housing values in your community and help safeguard your biggest investment - your home. Sort by name, city, zip code, and more.
 

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Reference USA: Provides business directory listings for over 14 million U.S. Businesses and 100 millions Residential.
 

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Something About the Author: eBook collection of author biographies and their works.
 

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Tumblebooks: Animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.
 

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WorldCat: Online catalog containing over 50 million records for materials in over 400 languages held in libraries across North America, Europe, Asia and much of the rest of the world. Items located in this catalog can be requested through InterLibrary Loan. Please see our InterLibrary Loan Instructions for more information.
 

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Zinio magazines: Checkout digital magazines on your computer, tablet or smartphone for free @ your library.
 

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