Note: If you are using the following Electronic Resources outside the
Library, you will be asked to enter your St. Charles library card
number and PIN number. Use the barcode on the back of your
library card and the PIN used with your card.
• Grolier Online
Type Illinois in the Find it Fast box to search three sources, America the Beautiful, Lands and People and The New Book of Knowledge.
• Encyclopaedia Britannica Online
Complete encyclopedia with related Internet links, best websites rated by EB editors, Britannica's Lives and the Merriam Webster Collegiate Dictionary.
Type Illinois in the Search the Encyclopedia box.
• Facts on File Curriculum Resource Center
Grades 6-12: Science projects and printable maps, flags, timelines and science diagrams.
Select States from the Main Menu and then select Illinois.
Rand McNally Classroom
Features maps, games, activities and geographic reference information.
Select U.S. States and Regions from the list on the left or the orange tab at the top of the screen and then Illinois.
World Book Encyclopaedia
Features include timelines, maps, and interactive indexes. Incluye Encicopedia Estudiantil Halazgos.
Type Illinois in the Search box.
• World Geography and Culture
Reproducible, full-color maps, flags, statistics, images, and information about a location's geography, government, history, society, and culture.
Select Illinois from the drop-down box near the top of the screen.