BiblioBoard

BiblioBoard features books, articles, images, photographs, maps, pamphlets, and documents as well as streaming audio and video content on a wide variety of topics.  Local Author Collection : This collection represents the best independently published titles submitted by local authors to the SELF-e program, as selected by staff at Library Journal magazine. All content is available on an unlimited multi-user basis with no checkouts or returns. You can access BiblioBoard content from the web or various mobile devices (via the BiblioBoard app) using your library card number.



Gale Virtual Reference Library

More than 3,600 encyclopedias and reference sources. Topics covered: world history and culture, medicine and health, statistics, literature, business and science.


Inkie.org

Inkie.org has three main audiences – authors, readers, and libraries.

  • The authors section has information on how to create an e-book, including the link to the Pressbooks portal. It also includes information on how to submit an e-book to Indie Illinois and/or Indie Author Project Select and/or the Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author Project.
  • The readers section has some general information about the content available to read via BiblioBoard. This page focuses on the independently and self-published materials available on the platform.
  • The libraries page has general information for ways in which libraries can support their local authors, as well as a suite of marketing and promotional resources.


Literature Criticism Online

Full text of the Gale 19th Century, 20th Century and Contemporary Literary Criticism volumes. Thousands of essays and commentaries on contemporary and classic literature.



Novelist

Reviews, reading guides and reading lists for all interests, covering fiction and nonfiction titles.


Novelist K-8 Plus

Novelist K-8 Plus allows you to discover fiction and nonfiction titles that are popular with young readers.