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All Paid Subscriptions Available at the Library & Remote Login/Password Available for Home Use by Henry Public Library Patrons. Ask a Library Staff Member for Information.

  • Henry Public Library Catalog - Search Henry Public Library's Catalog (a division of RSACat)

  • Alliance Library System - Search the Alliance Library System to see what is going on at our system.

  • Find-It Illinois - Search VIC (Virtual Illinois Catalog) & IGI (Illinois Government Information). Statewide digital library sponsored by the Illinois State Library

  • FirstSearch Databases - Search OCLC FirstSearch Databases - Access to 14 databases covering various topics. Some databases offer full text articles. Subscription provided through the library through a grant to Illinois Libraries provided by the Illinois State Library. HPL's acronym for FirstSearch is ISP.

  • I-Share Online Catalog - CARLI was formed by consolidating three existing Illinois academic library consortia: the Illinois Cooperative Collection Management Program (ICCMP), the Illinois Digital Academic Library (IDAL), and the Illinois Library Computer Systems Organization (ILCSO).A consortium of sixty-five Illinois libraries that share an online union catalogs.

  • Kid's Catalog Web - A Search Site for Kids. Includes Explore button includes various subjects such as machines, jokes & comics, nature, best stories (award winners, and by age categories, Find It by subject, authors, series, and famous people, and a search type option.

  • Novelist Electric Readers - Discover New Authors! NoveList is a fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 120,000 fiction titles. author read-alikes, book discussion guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles. Includes Features for Teachers . Subscription provided by the Henry Public Library.

  • Physicians' Desk Reference - Search and retrieve data on drug interactions, side effects, dosages, uses, and much more. PDR is a recognized resource for information on thousands of current FDA-approved drugs. This electronic version of the PDR gives you instant access to all the information contained in the PDR, the PDR® for Nonprescription Drugs and Dietary Supplements, and the PDR® for Ophthalmic Medicines. Subscription provided by the Henry Public Library. 

  • ProQuest News and Magazines™ - ProQuest News & Magazines™ provides access to a wide range of popular topics such as the arts, business, health, sciences, and humanities. The database includes over 2,220 titles, with more than 1,980 available in full-text. It combines high-demand magazines and journals with a newspaper package that includes The Wall Street Journal and USA Today plus the regional newspaper package of your choice. With thousands of articles available online, ProQuest News & Magazines includes some of the most popular information resources. REMOTE ACCESS