Alphabetical Listing of Online Research Databases

Most of these databases require that you enter your 14 digit Woodstock library card number (21567...) before accessing, if you have any problems please contact a reference librarian using the Contact Us form or call 815-338-0542. Reference librarians are specially trained to search for all kinds of information.

AncestryLibrary (Genealogy resource - available within the library only)

  • Chicago Tribune (ProQuest -  Chicago Tribune from 1849 to current day's paper)
  • Ebsco Databases (eBooks,  Literary Resource Center, MasterFile Elite)
  • FirstSearch (WorldCat and multiple reference databases)
  • Flickr (Historical Woodstock, library and staff photographs )
  • Gale Student Resources in Context (Reference books, magazine, journal and newspaper articles)
  • HeritageQuest (Genealogy, Local History, complete federal census records)
  •  Look At Illinois (Digitized local history pamphlets, newspapers and books from Woodstock)
  • MyMediaMall (eBooks and audiobooks)
  • NewsBank (Chicago Sun Times (1986-present), Northwest Herald (2005-present), Woodstock Independent (2011-present) and 1000s of regional and international newspapers. 
  • Novelist and NovelistK8 (Series information, Lexile Codes, book and author recommendations)
  • ReferenceUSA (company research). This link currently does not work using Firefox, please access using Google Chrome.
  • TumbleBooks (animated online books for children, in English, Spanish and French)
  • World Book Reference Center (World Book Encyclopedia and more)


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