Research & Reference: F – J

Alphabetical List of Subscription-Based Library Resources:

The following resources are available from GHPLD remotely or within the Library.  A Library card is required.

Browse this collection of ebooks for all ages.

HeritageQuest Online (In Library Use Only)
Rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids, with coverage dating back to the 1700s.

History Archive
The Green Hills Public Library District maintains a digital archive of photos, newspaper clippings, maps, and other documents relating to the history of Palos Hills, Hickory Hills, and the Library.  The archive is free and open to the public.  Users with questions regarding the Library’s history files should contact the Adult Services Department at 708-598-8446 ext. 120 or

History Reference Center
Full-text articles to support research in history and genealogy and lesson plans to support student learning.

Hoopla is a digital media platform that provides access to a collection of over 200,000 movies, TV, music, and audiobooks.  Borrow instantly on your PC, smartphone, or tablet.  Titles are automatically returned at the end of the lending period so you never have to worry about overdue fines. Library
This ebook platform exclusively features content by Illinois authors, creators, and communities.  Collections include the Indie Illinois ebook collection and the RAILS (Reaching Across Illinois Library System) Community Collections multimedia anthologies.  The Library is available to everyone in Illinois, courtesy of RAILS, regardless of whether they have a Library card.  Items on this platform have no holds, no waits, and can be accessed simultaneously.