Links for Teens & Students

These sites are free to use and do not require your Fox Lake District library card, unless noted. All links are presented in alphabetical order. External links may be used as starting points in your research and are not intended to be exhaustive lists of all available external sites related to these topics. The library does not endorse or profit from these websites and external links are provided for use at your own discretion.

If you need further assistance or encounter a broken link, please contact the Adult Reference Desk at 847-587-0198 or here.

Citations & Essay Writing
Colleges and Careers
  • BigFuture
    • "This free resource, created by College Board, offers information on finding a college, financing one's own education, and exploring careers." - School Library Journal
  • Illinois College2Career
    • Select a major and any college in Illinois to get an overview of what it might cost, the average student debt, and the Illinois earnings potential and growth
  • Illinois Student Assistance Commission
    • Striving to make college accessible and affordable for Illinois students.
History & Primary Sources
Test Prep