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New Resource for Digital Access to The Wall Street Journal


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Access The Wall Street Journal from anywhere! 

  • Sign in with your library card number / PIN.
  • Click the “Create an account for a three day pass" link.
  • Create your account, and you can start using wsj.com immediately. 
  • When your pass expires, simply come back and repeat the process to login as an existing user with the same username and password you originally created for your wsj.com account.
Funding for digital access to The Wall Street Journal is generously provided by the Highland Park Quality of Life Foundation. 

Please do not share your login credentials with others.


New Resource for Digital Access to The New York Times


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The original, quality journalism of The New York Times helps you make sense of this moment — and make everyday life better. 

For In-Library Access:

For Remote and App Access:

  • Sign in with your library card number / PIN.
  • Click the “Access Redemption Code" button.
  • Click “REDEEM”.
  • Register for a new account, or use your existing NYTimes.com login.
  • Once you redeem a 24-hour pass, you can sign into the NYTimes app with your login.
  • When the 24-hour pass expires, you can repeat the process to redeem the code again for continue access. 
Funding for digital access to The New York Times is generously provided by the Highland Park Quality of Life Foundation. 

Please note: Access to NYT Cooking and Crossword is not included in the Library's subscription.



New Resource for General, History, and Literature Research


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JSTOR is a digital library of academic content in many formats and disciplines. The collections include top peer-reviewed scholarly journals as well as respected literary journals, academic monographs, research reports from trusted institutes, and diverse primary sources. Funding for JSTOR is generously provided by the Highland Park Quality of Life Foundation. 

JSTOR Quick Start Guide
 


New Resource for Genealogy and History

Fold3 written in text Opens in new windowFold3 Library Edition by Ancestry provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.  This continually-growing collection, with content from the Revolutionary War onward, contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3. 

Funding for Fold3 Library Edition is generously provided by the Highland Park Quality of Life Foundation. To access log in with your library card number and PIN.


New Resource for Product Reviews and Comparison Shopping

ConsumerReports.org Logo Opens in new windowSave money and time with trusted information for smart buying decisions with ConsumerReports.org. Explore a comprehensive collection of expert, unbiased product reviews 24/7. Subjects covered include: appliances, cars, electronics, health, fitness, home and garden, and more! 

Compare price, performance, and reliability across products in one place. Funding for ConsumerReports.org is generously provided by the Highland Park Quality of Life Foundation. To access log in with your library card number and PIN.


Featured Resource for Students

HelpNow Logo ImageWith HelpNow, students in kindergarten through introductory college can receive assistance from live, online tutors using an interactive, virtual whiteboard to chat, write, draw, and copy/paste. Tutors are available online Monday through Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. To access log in with your library card number and PIN.