College Success

computer monitor The Library has many online resources that you can use to help you succeed in your classes and beyond.

Many of these tools are only available to COD students and COD Library card holders - you will need your COD Library card to access these resources from off-campus.

Practice Tests and College Skills Preparation

Self-paced tutorials can provide quick answers or in-depth instruction on topics such as "Technology Basics," "Living in the Online World," "Microsoft Office," "Essential Skills," and "Work & Career."

Library Databases

You can find magazine articles, newspaper articles, encyclopedia articles and more using the Library's databases. Here are a few databases you might want to use for your classes or to learn more about subjects that interest you.

You must have a valid College of DuPage library card to access databases from off-campus.

research-in-context-grades-68.pngResearch in Context
An easy-to-use research resource designed to help you learn more about cultures, government, people, U.S. and world history, geography, literature, science and social issues.

Databases by Subject
Choose an database according to your subject of interest.

Newspaper Databases
Includes Chicago Tribune, New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and more