Business, Finance & Law

Morningstar

A leading independent source for stock analysis and data in the world - helping investors make better decisions.

Reference USA

The premier Business and Consumer reference and research tool offering instant access to over 22 million businesses and 222 million residents.

Consumer & Auto

Auto Repair Reference Center

Auto Repair Reference Center contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. Database content includes more than 31,660 vehicles covered from 1945 to present; including drawings and step-by-step photographs, technical service bulletins, recalls, enhanced wiring diagrams, specifications and maintenance schedules.

Consumer Reports

Get access to expert, unbiased ratings of over 5,000 products. Plus reviews, expert buying advice, product comparisons, user reviews and more.

Genealogy & Biography

Ancestry Library Edition

The go-to source for genealogy research.Available only on Library computers. You can also access Heritage Quest, another genealogy resource.

Additionally, the library provides access to the O'Fallon Progress on microfilm dating back to 1898. Visit the O'Fallon Historical Society's website for an index of obituaries and marriages. Other newspaper archives can be accessed via Access World News.

Just getting started with your genealogy research? Checkout this great article full of resources and tips. History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy

Biography Reference Center

Biography Reference Center offers a comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full text biographies, including the complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases.

Heritage Quest

Information, including census records, to help with genealogy research. You can also access Ancestry, to further you genealogy research.

Additionally, the library provides access to the O'Fallon Progress on microfilm dating back to 1898. Visit the O'Fallon Historical Society's website for an index of obituaries and marriages. Other newspaper archives can be accessed via Access World News.

Just getting started with your genealogy research? Checkout this great article full of resources and tips. History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy

Health & Wellness

BrainHQ

Helps people be at their best throughout their lives by providing brain training software clinically proven to improve cognitive performance. Think Faster. Focus Better. Remember More. Login using your Library Card number and PIN (typically the last 4-digits of your phone number). Contact a library staff person if you have trouble accessing.

Consumer Health Complete

Designed for the everyday consumer of health care information. Consumer Health Complete provides convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. You can search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.

Newspapers and Magazines

Access World News

Electronic and archived editions of local, national and global newspapers. Start browsing the entire collection or jump to a specific publication.

Local Papers:
Belleville News-Democrat
O'Fallon Progress
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Reference & Research

Gale Virtual Reference

Over 3,000 books and encyclopedias made available in a digital format. They cover a variety of subjects and are suitable for teens and adults. Very helpful for research papers since the sources can be easily documented.

History Reference Center

History Reference Center is the world's most comprehensive full text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research. The database features full text for more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers.

Learning Express

A comprehensive collection of online practice tests. Also includes useful tutorials on popular software packages such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Dreamweaver, Flash, Illustrator, Photoshop, and many others. A new section provides info on job searching and workplace skills.

Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center is a comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. It has been specifically designed for public libraries, secondary schools, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research.

Novelist Plus

This is a popular readers’ advisory service that helps readers find fiction and nonfiction books. It includes reviews, book covers, booklists, links to author web pages & much more!

Points of View

Designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. High school and undergraduate students can use Points of View as a guide to debating, developing arguments, writing position papers, and developing critical thinking skills.

Rosetta Stone Library Solution

Choose from over 30 different languages. After logging in with your barcode and last name you will need to choose a user name and password the first time you use this. Some computer updates might be needed.

Science & Technology

Science Reference Center

Designed to meet every student's science research needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.