Lemont Public Library subscribes to the following databases. To access remotely, you will be prompted to enter your 14 digit Lemont Library card number.

General Research:

  • Pinnacle Online Catalog – Access to the print and AV collections of the Pinnacle Library Cooperative – Lemont, White Oak, Joliet, Plainfield, Shorewood and Fountaindale libraries. Search here for books, audiobooks, music CDs, DVDs, magazines and more.
  • WorldCat – Find what you want in a library near you with WorldCat, a global catalog of library collections.
  • EBSCO Biography Reference Center
  • 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.
  • Reference USA – Find businesses, people, doctors and explore the millions of job postings with this resource.
  • Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context – Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to violent video games.
  • Funk and Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia   – Over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
  • EBSCO Master File Premier – Full text for nearly 1,700 magazines and journals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975.
  • Regional Business News  – Coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
  • A to Z Maps Online – The World’s largest database of maps for educational use