- Ancestry.com Library Edition
- Access the largest online family history resource available. Full access to this site is available only from within Winfield Library; there is no home access option.
- Chicago Collections
- A consortium providing open access for the public to libraries, museums, & archival collections that preserve & share Chicagoland history, art, & culture.
- The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world
- This comprehensive database of American genealogical sources is rich in unique primary sources, local and family
histories, and US Census data.
- Log in from home using your 14-digit library bardode number.
- History of the Great Lakes States
- A free online history library for Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin. The historical era covered starts in the 1600s - with French colonization of the region - and ends about 1860.
- History Reference Center
- Log in using your 14-digit library card number.
- Sanborn Maps
- Online access through the Library of Congress.
- "The Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Online Checklist provides a searchable database of the fire insurance maps published by the Sanborn Map Company..."