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CNN.comCNN.com features the full rundown of all CNN daily programming, using the latest multimedia technologies, from live video streaming to audio packages to searchable archives of news features and background information. The site is updated continuously throughout the day.Current Events
Complete Costume DictionaryA dictionary of costume terms throughout history, with appendices for garment types, garments by country, and garment types by era. WIU USERS ONLY.Movies/Theater
Condition of Education (US)The Condition of Education summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. The report presents indicators on the status and condition of education, representing a consensus on the most significant national measures of the condition and progress of education for which accurate data are available. Education
Congress.gov (US Legislative Info)Offers full text of recent and current bills from Congress. Searchable by bill number or by key word(s). Current bills also searchable by subject and popular title. Other legislative information links provided.Political Science/Government
Congressional DirectoryThe official directory of the U.S. Congress, presenting: short biographies of each member of the Senate and House; committee memberships, terms of service, administrative assistants and/or secretaries, and room and telephone numbers for Members of Congress; and lists officials of the courts, military establishments, and other Federal departments and agencies, including D.C. government officials, governors of states and territories, foreign diplomats, and members of the press, radio, and television galleries. Political Science/Government
Corporate AffiliationsProvides current, accurate corporate linkage information and company profiles on the most prominent global public and private parent companies and their affiliates, subsidiaries and divisions down to the seventh level of corporate linkage. Also contains corporate contacts, board members, brand names and competitors. Available via LexisNexis. WIU USERS ONLY.Companies/Industries
Country Studies / Area HandbooksSponsored by the Department of the Army, 71 countries are included providing a wide range of information including history, geography, economy, transportation, people and more.Countries
CQ Magazine (formerly CQ Weekly)Please use "Search CQ Magazine" option at top. Covers virtually every act of Congress, delivering nonpartisan news and analysis. Contains in-depth reports on issues, plus a complete wrap up of the news, including the status of bills in play, behind-the-scenes maneuvering, committee and floor activity, debates and all roll-call votes. WIU USERS ONLY.Political Science/Government
Crash*StatsNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports and data about motor vehicle accidents, fatalities, and traffic-related safety incidents. Transportation
Crime in IllinoisCompiles crimes reported by Illinois jurisdictions including villages, municipalities, counties, colleges, universities, park districts, railroads, forest preserves, hospitals, and others. Local law enforcement agencies report Index Crime offenses, Index Crime arrests, and drug crime arrests. Also includes additional crime statistics mandated by state and federal statutes, including Domestic Related Offenses, Attacks Against School Personnel, and Hate Crimes. Crimes Against Children are also reported voluntarily.Crime/Justice
Debates on U.S. Health CareUses introductory essays followed by point/counterpoint articles to provide readers with views on multiple sides of this complex issue. Health/Medicine
Debates on U.S. ImmigrationUses introductory essays followed by point/counterpoint articles to provide readers with views on multiple sides of this complex issue.Society & Issues
Demographic Yearbook (UN)The United Nations Demographic Yearbook collects, compiles and disseminates official statistics on a wide range of topics. Some are covered on an annual basis: population size and composition; births; deaths; and marriage and divorce. Special topics are covered less frequently, including economic activity, educational attainment, household characteristics, housing, ethnicity, and language, among others. Data have been collected from national statistical authorities since 1948. Countries
Digest of Education StatisticsA compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school.Education
Digest of Motor LawsThe AAA Digest of Motor Laws is an online compendium of laws and rules related to driving and owning a motor vehicle in the United States and Canada. Browse each state's traffic laws, vehicle titling and registration requirements, fees and taxes, driver's licenses, and traffic safety.Political Science/Government
Digital Sanborn MapsMaps for most Illinois towns and cities from the years 1867-1970. Maps contain information such as outlines of each building, the size, shape and construction materials, street names, property boundaries, and much more. WIU USERS ONLY.Geography/Maps
Economics BookAn essential reference for anyone with an interest in how economies work. Uses easy-to-follow graphics, succinct quotations, everyday examples, and accessible text to explain the applications of economics.Economics/Finance
EDGAREDGAR, the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms (e.g. 10-K forms) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).Companies/Industries
Edmund's Automobile Buyer's GuidesA service provided by the publisher of the print versions. Includes information and prices for current year model vehicles, used car ratings and prices for models dated 1985 and after and a variety of other information such as tips on buying a car and price negotiation.Consumer Info
Encyclopaedia BritannicaBritannica.com includes the complete, updated Encyclopedia Britannica, the oldest and largest general reference in the English language.Encyclopedias, General


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