The resources below are accessible to Normal Public Library cardholders. U-High Library's Normal Public Library ID number and passcode. If you have your own NPL library card, you may use it to access the databases below.
The resources below are accessible to Bloomington Public Library card holders ONLY. You will need your BPL card number and passcode to access.
OCLC's Catalog of Art Museum Images Online — is a growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums. CAMIO highlights the creative output of cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times, and covering the complete range of expressive forms.
Information about most makes and models of cars and trucks in over 33 maintenance and care categories, plus glossary of automotive terms.
African-American History Online is a comprehensive reference database, covering more than 500 years of African-American history—from the slave trade to the Civil Rights movement to the present day. Thousands of extensively hyperlinked and informative entries include topical entries, biographies, primary source documents, images, timelines, and maps and charts.
Provides electronic editions of record for local, regional, and national U. S. newspapers from the 1980s-present.
American History Online has combined with American Women’s History Online to provide a comprehensive reference database on important individuals, events, experiences, and topics in U.S. history. The thousands of entries—topical, biographies, maps, timelines, primary source documents, and images—are hyperlinked and show related entries. Overview essays also provide detail on each time period.
American Indian History Online is an authoritative reference database that provides in-depth coverage of more than 5,000 years of culture, legends, and leaders. More than 500 Native American groups are covered in hyperlinked entries, including topical entries, primary source documents, biographies, maps, images, and timelines. The content is also searchable by tribe and culture area.
Focusing on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia, Ancient and Medieval History Online gives a balanced, global view of the world in ancient and medieval times. Thousands of entries on events, people, and primary source documents are hyperlinked and allow users a comprehensive and comparative view of the pre-modern world.
Modern World History Online covers the important people and events of world history from the age of exploration in the mid-15th century through the modern era. Topical entries, biographies, maps, primary source documents, and timeline entries provide a detailed and comparative view of the people, places, and events that have defined world history