Online Library and Web Resources

  • Available only on computers in the library building.Available only in the library building.
  • Log in anywhere with your Fountaindale library card.Log in with your Fountaindale library card.
  • Website recommended by library staff.Website recommended by library.
Brainfuse Help Now!

A full service resource that has live on-line tutors, writing labs, online group collaboration classrooms and much, much more. Resume writing help, Microsoft Office help, high school equivalency prep and U.S. Citizenship preparation are also offered as part of the service. Uses Java applet which can cause browser issues, Chrome recommended, or select the HTML5 option.

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Brainfuse JobNow!

Get career assesment advice, resume writing help, interview coaching and more to help with your career transition or job hunt. Searchable job listings are provided through Indeed.com. Uses Java applet which can cause browser issues, Chrome recommended, or select the HTML5 option.

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Business Source Premier

Contains full-text articles from more than 2,200 journals dating back to 1965, including company profiles, industry reports, market research reports and SWOT analyses.

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Career OneStop

Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

(Adults), (Teens)
Free website, available to anyone
Edgar Database

Database of searchable SEC filings such as annual and quarterly reports. Search by company name, SIC code, etc. Obtain mutual fund prospectuses, as well as archived information.

(Adults)
Free website, available to anyone
Glassdoor

Glassdoor is a free career resource where you can research over 300,000 companies - including company salaries, reviews, and interview questions posted anonymously by employees themselves. You can search and apply directly to over 15 million jobs. This resource can only be accessed by clicking the link on this website - you cannot bookmark it and use the bookmark. In order to have full access to the site the site needs to "see" that you are coming from fountaindale.org.

(Adults)
Free website, available to anyone
Illinois WorkNet

The Illinois workNet® Portal and Program utilizes partnerships and technology to expand seamless and real-time access to workforce development resources aimed at individuals, businesses and workforce professionals.

(Adults)
Free website, available to anyone
LexisNexis

Search for legal information and the latest news. Contains full text of compiled statutes and court cases from across the United States, as well as the federal level. Company dossiers and other information also available.

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Mergent Intellect

Mergent Intellect is a highly flexible web-based application that features a deep collection of worldwide business information that enables companies to generate insightful business intelligence. Coupling Mergent's expertise in developing products for the reference marketplace with D&B®'s private company database, Mergent Intellect offers new and existing clients a unique opportunity to access private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and much more.

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Morningstar

Morningstar is a source for information on stocks, mutual funds, variable annuities, closed-end funds, exchange-traded funds, separate accounts, and 529 college savings plans. Currently tracks more than 100,000 investment offerings worldwide.

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ReferenceUSA

ReferenceUSA is a premier database research tool providing access to information on businesses and consumers. Used by entrepreneurs, businesses, students, job-seekers, or anyone wanting access to information on tens of millions of businesses and hundreds of millions of consumers in an easy to search format.

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Thomas.net

Thomas Register - Catalog and listings of over 165,000 U.S. and Canadian manufacturers.

(Adults)
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TIPP 10 Typing Tutor

TIPP10 is a free 10-finger touch typing tutor. You can use TIPP10 directly in your browser or you can download the software version. You will be able to learn touch typing quickly and efficiently with the program’s intelligent practice lessons, useful support functions and an extensive progress tracker. You can also play a typing game and expand the program with open lessons or make your own to meet your specific needs.

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TypeFaster Typing Tutor

This free typing tutor teaches you how to touch-type. Once you can touch-type you will not need to look at the keyboard to find the letters you want to type. The program comes in three versions: Standard, Accessible and Spanish. Free download of the fully functional standard version typing tutor software.

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Free website, available to anyone
USA Jobs

Operated by the United States Office of Personnel Management, you may search this site for open positions in the Federal Government from across the country and United States territories. Set up an account to save your job searches and track your applications. Advanced search tools allow you to target specific areas of the United States as well as specific departments and occupational series.

(Adults)
Free website, available to anyone
ValueLine

ValueLine provides investors with the most accurate and independently created research information available, in any format they choose, and teach them how to use it effectively to help meet their financial objectives. Has objective research, insightful commentary, proven price projections, and advanced analytical tools.

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Wall Street Journal

Comprehensive coverage back to 1984 is available for the world's leading financial newspaper through the ProQuest newspaper database.

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Work 4 Illinois

State of Illinois website with listings of all open positions in state government. You can create and edit applications and apply for positions as well as get career counseling.

(Adults)
Free website, available to anyone
WorldShare (formerly WorldCAT)

This is the brand new interface for searching library collections from around the world. Items less than a year old cannot be requested, but Fountaindale will investigate purchase. Some libraries charge for certain types of items; we will inform you if we can only get the item you want from one of these and get authorization from you before placing the request. Items held by libraries located internationally will not be requested.

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