Click on a database below to begin your search and find full-text articles.  Most articles can be emailed, printed, or saved to your computer, USB, or mobile device.

  • To access from home: You will be asked to login with your library card number and PIN.
  • To access on a mobile device: Download the EBSCO Mobile App (Apple / Android) to do research on the go. Once downloaded, find Elmwood Park Public Library and enter your Patron ID (library card number) to get started.

To search several databases at once, use the Article Search feature of the SWAN Online Catalog. Visit SWAN's Articles & Databases page to learn more.

 

Business Information

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Business Source Premier provides access to full-text articles from top journals covering a variety of business disciplines, including accounting, finance, economics, marketing, management, management information systems, and operations management.  Click here to watch the tutorial.

 

Read below for additional online business resources. 

 

Career Information

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Designed to meet a wide variety of vocational and technical research needs, this database provides full-text coverage for trade and industry-related periodicals for high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public.

 

 

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Not just for students!  With Tutor.com's "Get Help Finding a Job" section, you can connect with a career coach, drop off your resume or cover letter for review, and look through various articles about career possibilities, skills, assessment, and benchmarking.

 

 

Read below for additional online career resources. 

 

 

Additional Online Resources 

Business

American Fact Finder: Community demographic and economic information based on US census data.

Chicago Business Journals: Business news in Chicago and from across the country.

EDGAR: Use this database, run by the Securities and Exchange Commission, to research a company’s registration statements, reports and other filings.

SCORE Chicago:  Get free small business advice to help your business grow and operate efficiently, or to get started. You envision your business growth in 5 years – SCORE business mentors see what it takes to get you there. ​

U.S. Small Business Administration: Information and resources for prospective and established business owners. Forms, loan and grant information, contracts and local counseling are available.

 

Career

Career One Stop: Explore careers, find training, create a job search plan, learn about resumes, and more on this site, run by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Goodwill Community Foundation: Complete free tutorials on career planning, cover letters, resumes, interview skills, networking, communication skills, GED preparation and finances.

Illinois Job Link: Look for work in Illinois. Upload your resume and apply to jobs through this job board, maintained by the Illinois Department of Employment Security.

Illinois Worknet: A portal for Illinois employment information, professional development resources, networking, job listings and more.

My Perfect Resume: Browse resume templates and sample resumes for specific industries.

Occupational Outlook Handbook: Are you considering a new career path? This resource lists many careers and describes their typical responsibilities, qualifications, salary, job outlook, and more detailed information. The Occupational Outlook Handbook is maintained by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Triton College Career Services: Triton College offers job fairs, mock interviews, resume and cover letter help, online job listings and more.

 

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