START with these databases:
• Foundation Center Directory
(Only available from within the Library)
National database of 77,000 grantmakers and over 400,000 grants. One of the most comprehensive resources for non-profits organizations who are seeking funding.
Additional databases to search:
• Chicago Consumer's Checkbook
Find ratings on Chicagoland services and retailers, including dentists, car repair, personal services, banks, and more.
• Chicago Tribune
Coverage of the full-text paper from 1985 to Current.
• Health and Wellness Resource Center
Collection of general interest health and fitness magazines, medical and professional periodicals, reference books and pamphlets. (Guided Tour)
• Local Newspaper Index
The Newspaper Index is a selective index of articles published in the Kane County Chronicle and the St. Charles Republican newspapers from 1986 to the present. The full text of these articles is available at the Library in print, online or microfilm.
Covers all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing. Includes a mix of articles written for general interest and those in the medical profession.
A comprehensive, free, and authoritative consumer health site sponsored by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. (MedlinePlus en Español)
Local, regional and national newspapers, plus America’s Obituaries and Death Notices and Genealogy Bank.