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- PrairieCat: Catalog for approximately 200 libraries in northern Illinois and eastern Iowa.
- SWAN: Metropolitan Library System on-line catalog.
- Find-it Illinois: The FInd-it! Illinois Program is the Illinois State Library's initiative to establish and administer a statewide digital library.
WorldCat.org: A catalog of more than a billion items in libraries worldwide.
Every Library in ILLINET (ELI): Directory of hundreds of Illinois libraries.
Digital Illinois: Catalog of electronic collections of documents, photographs, etc., made available online by Illinois libraries.
Open-Access Text Archive: Thousands of public-domain books and other free books, for online viewing or downloading in plain text or scanned formats. Part of the Internet Archive site.
Library of Congress Digital Collections: A large number of pamphlets, letters, historic documents, pictures, early films and recordings, and other items are available online.