Databases for Homework

AtoZA to Z the USA

AtoZ the USA is an online encyclopedia of everything America! Get state by state facts, everything from census statistics to state birds, as well as detailed maps for different regions. All you need to access this information is your Lemont Library card, so get snooping!

a to zA to Z The World

AtoZ the World is the world standard for country profiles, with detailed coverage of more than 100 topics each. No other single source covers so many cultural and educational topics, so well, for so many countries. All you need to access this information is your Lemont Library card!

A to Z Maps Online

A to Z Maps Online

AtoZMaps Online offers over 145,000 maps available for viewing, downloading, or even printing.  Maps that cover every part of the world, USGS maps, climate maps, earthquake and volcano maps, even flags of various countries.  Enter your library card number to begin your exploration.


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Middle Search Plus

This database contains full text for a variety of popular middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.

Biography.Reference.LogoBiography Reference Center

Containing many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines, this database offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies. This resource provides superior coverage for several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published).