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  • 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.


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.
Not just for students!  With'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 


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

The Business Journals: Business news aggregated from across the country.

Codeacademy: Learn to build your own web site or polish your craft with interactive coding lessons on HTML & CSS, Javascript, jQuery, Python, Ruby and PHP. Please note there is a paid version entitled Codeacademy Pro, most lessons are free.

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

HubSpot Academy: View online marketing webinars and take free classes toward a certification in inbound marketing or design.

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. ​

ThomasNet: Find manufacturers, supplies, 3D CAD models and more.

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 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.

Codeacademy: Learn to build your own web site or polish your craft with free interactive coding lessons on HTML & CSS, Javascript, jQuery, Python, Ruby and PHP.

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.

Learn How to Become: Learn more about various career paths, get resume tips, interview tips, and more.

The Muse: Explore different companies, job listings, and various career articles.

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.

TechBoomers: Learn about online resources with free tutorials on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Spotify, Dropbox, Uber and more.

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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