• American National Biography Online
Info on over 17,000 American men and women--from all eras and walks of life--whose lives have shaped the nation. Only deceased persons are profiled.
• Biography in Context
More than 300,000 biographies from respected sources, for individuals from around the world, throughout history to the present. (Guided Tour)
• Elibrary Plus
Find complete text of newspaper and newswire stories, magazine articles, reference books, pictures, maps and radio/TV transcripts on current topics. Use the natural language or advanced search feature.
Encyclopedia of Popular Music
30,000 entries cover all genres and periods of popular music from 1900 to the present day, including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music. Complete discographies with a 5-star album rating system are included.
• Freegal Music Downloads
St. Charles Library cardholders may download five DRM-free songs per week.
• General Reference Center Gold
Provides one-stop access to general interest magazines, business periodicals, reference books, and newspaper articles. (Search Tips)
• Pop Culture Universe
An irresistible yet authoritative digital database on popular culture in America and the world, both past and present. Great for decades or history projects.