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Pantagraph Collection of Resources
Bloomington Library offers multiple databases that offer a variety of access to The Pantagraph, a newspaper local to Bloomington, IL. Find full-text articles about local news, issues, events, people, images and more. Click View from Anywhere below to look through the different databases.
Peoria Journal Star
Find full-text articles about news, issues, events, people and more as you search Peoria Journal Star archives from 1991 - today. Articles from 2019 are available with text and images. The 2006-2020 blogs are also available. Updated daily, the archive includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and more.
The Post Amerikan was Bloomington-Normal's underground alternative newspaper published from 1972 to 2004, making its 32 years the longest continuous publication run for any underground newspaper in America. This historic newspaper is now available online due to a collaboration between the McLean County Museum of History, owner of an archive of nearly all the Post Amerikan's 32-year-run of issues, and EIU's Booth Library.
TumbleBooks has over 1100 titles for grades K-6, and includes our unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, non fiction books and videos, curated playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French. Plus, the collection features Graphic Novels – a student favorite! Online tutorials are available.
Value Line Investment Survey
Updated weekly, Value Line Investment Survey is a resource designed to help you learn about investing. With year-ahead and three-to five-year probable relative price performance projections of key financial measures, you will be informed about the most up-to-date investment opportunities. Value Line also offers concise, objective commentary about current operations and future prospects. Online tutorials are available.
Weiss Financial Ratings
Find ways to protect finances, invest wisely, and grow wealth through Weiss Financial Ratings. Providing unbiased information on financially stable organizations, Weiss Financial is a user friendly resource ready to help those who want to learn more about wealth management. Online Tutorials are available.
World Book Online
This resource offers an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids, and curriculum guides. Patrons can play, explore, research and learn through the different lessons, videos, games, and activities. Access to World Book Online is free with your library card. Online tutorials are available.
This catalog lists the holdings of libraries in the U.S. and abroad. Search for items by author, title, subject, or format. If you find something you'd like to borrow, fill out the Request an Item form and if the item is available, it will be sent to Bloomington Library where you'll be able to borrow and return it.
There is no charge for Interlibrary Loan services.
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