Online Reference Tools

Logging into Library Resources

You can access our online resources from anywhere by entering your Mahomet Public Library card number. Don't have a Mahomet card? You can access these resources from our public computers.

Confused about where to start? PowerSearch searches OneFile and all "In Context" resources for print articles, videos, images and podcast content.

Our General OneFile database has millions of full-text digital version of articles from print magazines and newspapers.

The full Chilton manuals for every make and model.

World Book Web

The full suite of World Book online tools

  • Early World of Learning for younger children
  • For Kids for young readers
  • Info Finder for grade school and middle school
  • Discover for middle school and older
  • Reference Center for older teens and adults
  • Timelines to view or create historical timelines
  • Spanish version of WorldBook

"In Context" databases provide full-text content from magazine and newspaper articles; primary source documents, images, videos, and audio files; and links to vetted websites.

Other Library Resources

  • Test prep/sample tests for AP, ACT/SAT,GMAT/GRE,GED, etc.
  • Online books & practice career certification tests
  • Scholarship searches and financial aid analysis
  • A resume builder to assist with creating a good resume

Introductions to Spanish, French, German, Russian, Mandarin, and ESL.

Help with job searches, resume building, and interview tips and tricks.

Find a new book to read.

Internet Research Help

Librarian-designed websites for more useful internet searches.

Illinois Clicks!

Internet Public Library


Specific Research Topics

Genealogy and Local History

State and Federal Government Information

Medical Issues

Consumer Reviews and Information

Other Useful Sites