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Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier is a leading multidisciplinary research database. It provides acclaimed full-text journals, magazines and other valuable resources.

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Auto Repair Source

Auto Repair Source is designed for touch-enabled devices such as laptops and tablets, it offers a user-friendly search experience and access to a wealth of information to help users diagnose, repair, and maintain today’s complex vehicles. Diagrams and images can be easily magnified and printed.

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Broadview Village Ordinances

Code current through:
Ord. CO-2021-6, passed 4-27-2021
Published by: STERLING CODIFIERS

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Business Source Premier

The industry’s most widely used business research database, Business Source Premier features full text and searchable cited references for top journals covering a variety of business disciplines.

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Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete supports the information needs of patients and fosters an overall understanding of health-related topics. This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine.

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Consumer Reports

Doing research takes time. Choosing the wrong product wastes money. Provide trusted information for making the smart choice. Enable thorough product comparisons with Consumer Reports’ (CR) comprehensive archive of expert, unbiased product reviews.

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Education Research Complete

Education Research Complete is a robust database for education students, professionals and policymakers. Providing hundreds of full-text education journals, it covers all levels of education, from early childhood to higher education, plus multilingual education, health education and testing.

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ERIC

A collection of journal articles and reports in education, with some full-text. It contains annotated references to non-journal material issued in the monthly Resources in Education (RIE) and the journal articles issued in the monthly Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE).

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Explore More Illinois

Explore More Illinois is a free service provided by your library that provides instant online access to free and discounted tickets to museums, science centers, sporting events, zoos, park districts, theatres, and other fun and local cultural venues.

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HeinlineOnline’s Social Justice Suite

*This database is only available within the library

This suite of databases includes:

  1. Civil Rights & Social Justice (View LibGuide)
  2. Gun Regulation & Legislation in America (View LibGuide)
  3. Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture, & Law (View LibGuide)

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History Reference Center

Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents.

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Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

This database offers detailed “how-to” instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines.

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Home Improvement Reference Center

Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, this database provides users with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects.

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Kanopy

Over 30,000 Movies, TV Shows, Etc. With Your Library Card

Kanopy offers more than 30,000 feature films, documentaries, educational videos, and TV shows, from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Music Box, First Run Features, Breaking Glass, Cohen Film Collection, and more. Available on iOS, Android, Fire Tablet, and in browser on laptop/desktop; stream via Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, and Roku. Need help? Explore the help page

You can go directly to broadviewlibrary.kanopy.com to set up your account.

Checkout periods & lending limits:

  • No holds, no waiting
  • Borrow 5 items a month
  • The number of available checkouts resets at midnight on the first day of each month
  • Lending period: 3 days

Kanopy Kids:

A collection for children highlighting films and TV series that help kids develop empathy, mindfulness, and self-esteem through entertaining and educational videos, with Common Sense Media ratings to ensure parents have clear guidelines on which films are age-appropriate.

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Legal Information Reference Center

Legal Information Reference Center is an online database designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds. It includes exclusive full text for many top consumer legal reference books, as well as thousands of legal forms.

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Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center is a rich full-text literary database covering all genres and timeframes. It includes thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems.

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Mango Languages

Learn a new language! Mango offers over 40 language courses plus 15 courses for English as a Second Language (ESL) students. Great for beginners, provides easy interactive tools to reach conversational proficiency.

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Masterfile Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, this database provides full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags.

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Media on Demand

eBooks and Digital Audiobooks

Broadview Library cardholders have access to THOUSANDS of eBooks, digital audiobooks, and streaming videos. Click the link to browse, borrow, and enjoy titles from the Media on Demand digital collection for free. Checkout the “My Help” page to get more information on using Media on Demand!

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Media on Demand – For Kids

eBooks and Digital Audiobooks

Broadview Library cardholders have access to THOUSANDS of eBooks, digital audiobooks, and streaming videos. Click the link to browse, borrow, and enjoy titles from the Media on Demand digital collection for free. Checkout the “My Help” page to get more information on using Media on Demand!

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Media on Demand – For Teens

eBooks and Digital Audiobooks

Broadview Library cardholders have access to THOUSANDS of eBooks, digital audiobooks, and streaming videos. Click the link to browse, borrow, and enjoy titles from the Media on Demand digital collection for free. Checkout the “My Help” page to get more information on using Media on Demand!

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Middle Search Plus

Designed for middle school libraries, Middle Search Plus is a full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.

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Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for hundreds of national (U.S.), international and regional newspapers. In addition, it offers television and radio news transcripts from major networks.

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NoveList Plus

Created especially for people who love books, NoveList Plus is the premier online database for reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. Helping readers of all ages find just the right book to read, this comprehensive source of popular and professional book information includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

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NoveList Plus K-8 Plus

Created especially for children and the adults who work with them, NoveList K-8 Plus is an online database of reading recommendations which encourages reader success. Featuring an easy-to-use interface, kids can use NoveList K-8 Plus to find just the right books for their reading levels and interests, while parents, teachers and librarians can use it to find valuable teaching resources that will engage young readers.

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Points of View Reference Center

Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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Primary Search

Designed for elementary school libraries, Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.

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Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg offers over 40,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. These materials are generally older titles that are in the public domain.

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Religion & Philosophy Collection

Religion & Philosophy Collection is an essential full-text database for theology and philosophy research. It includes hundreds of full-text journals and magazines covering many religious and philosophical topics, including world religions, religious history, political philosophy, and philosophy of language.

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Science Reference Center

Designed to meet every student researcher’s needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images.

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Tutor.com

Tutor.com connects students k-12, adult learners and job seekers with online tutors for live, one-to-one help in math, science, English, social studies, GED preparation, career help and resume writing. Tutors are available from 2:00 to 9:00 p.m., seven days a week.  Your Broadview library card is needed to connect to this service.

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Vocation & Career Collection

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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WorldCat

An OCLC catalog containing millions of bibliographic records about books and other materials in libraries worldwide.

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