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The Rochester Hills Public Library r_logo subscribes to online databases that you can access at any time with your library card number. Resources funded by the Michigan eLibrary mel_255357_7 can also be accessed at Mel.org. All databases marked with an * are appropriate for students.  If you have any questions, please contact us.

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Automobiles   Business & Investing
Books & Authors   Consumer Information
Consumer Information   Genealogy
General Reference   Jobs and Careers 
Health   Youth Homework Help
History & Social Studies    
Language Learning    
Law    
Magazine & Newspaper Articles    
Science & Technology      
Test Preparation and Online Learning      
Travel      

Automobiles

mel_255357_7ChiltonLibrary.com
Chilton automotive repair information for thousands of models - Tutorial

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Books & Authors

mel_255357_7Books and Authors
expert book reviews, recommendations, author biographies, and more
r logo Bookletters
sign-up page to received automatic updates about new and interesting titles at the library
r_logoLiterature Criticism Online
modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres
r_logoLiterature Resource Center
literary criticism, author biographies, work overviews, and more - Tutorial
r_logo NoveList*
guide to fiction including author read-alikes, titles in series, award winners, book discussion guides - Tutorials
guide that helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests
r_logoSomething About the Author*
examines the life and work of authors and illustrators of books for children
Worldcat.org  
freely available resource that connects to the collections of over 10,000 libraries

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Consumer Information


r_logo Consumer Reports - Search and browse through information about cars, appliances, electronics, home & gardening supplies, products for babies & kids, shopping, health, money, and more.

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General Reference

r logo Biography In Context*
biographies, full-text articles, and images for more than 300,000 people, both current and historic, in all fields of endeavor - Tutorial
mel 255357_7 EBSCO eBook Collection
thousands of full-text electronic books covering many topics 
mel 255357_7r logo Gale Databases
complete listing of over 60 Gale research databases
mel 255357_7r logo Gale Virtual Reference Library*
reference collection covering major subject areas: Arts, Business, Biography, Education, Environment, History, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation and World, Religion, Science, Social Studies, and Technology - Tutorial
 r logoGrolier Online*
includes Encyclopedia Americana Online, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, New Book of Knowledge, New Book of Popular Science, Lands and People, and America the Beautiful
 mel 255357_7SIRS Renaissance
full-text articles and images, including art reproductions and photographs, covering the arts and humanities - Tutorial

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Health

mel_255357_7Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module
first place to look for general health information; searchby specific diseases and conditions or browse by topic - Tutorial
mel_255357_7Health Reference Center Academic
professional articles on a wide range of topics
r_logoJournal of the American Medical Association (only available at the library)
full text articles
MedlinePlus
information from the National Institutes of Health about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in easy to understand language

mel_255357_7Nursing and Allied Health Collection
articles on all aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration
mel_255357_7Nursing Resource Center
provides drug overviews, care plans, relevant journal results, and animated anatomy and physiology diagrams for nursing students

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History & Social Studies

r logo Biography In Context*
biographies, full-text articles, and images for more than 300,000 people, both current and historic, in all fields of endeavor - Tutorial
mel_255357_7Michigana: Sources in U.S. History Online*
provides a core of primary source documents for the study of Michigan history including state and regional histories, travel guides, biographies, speeches and more
r logo  National Geographic Kids
Virtual Library of all the National Geographic for Kids magazines, plus 200 National Geographic Kids books and 500 downloadable images
r logo  Oakland County Historical Resources
full-text searchable database; original documents, death notices, maps, and photos
mel 255357_7 Opposing Viewpoints*
today's hottest social issues covered in viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines and journal articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files
r logoScholastic TrueFlix *
featuring electronic versions of Scholastic's True Books series, paired with videos, web links and interactive educational games
r logo U.S. History In Context*
articles, primary documents, and reference works covering the most-studied events in U.S. history
r_logoWorld History In Context
collection of scholarly analysis and award-winning full-text periodicals, reference works and primary documents

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Language Learning

r_logoMango Languages
language courses in French, German, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese and, English for English language learners
r_logoMUZZY Online Language Learning System*
best suited to children with courses in English, German, Spanish, Italian and French

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Law

r logo Legal Forms Library: Michigan Legal Forms 
thousands of customizable online legal documents - Tutorial
Michigan Legal Help
help for people who would like to handle simple civil legal problems without a lawyer

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Magazine & Newspaper Articles 

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eLibrary*
student resource providing full-text magazine and newspaper articles (including the Wall Street Journal 1984-)
mel_255357_7 Lansing State Journal
full-text articles (2002-) 
mel_255357_7New York Times
full-text articles (1995-)
mel_255357_7Newsstand
access to more than 1,000 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world
mel_255357_7PowerSearch
full-text articles from magazines, business and academic journals, newspapers, and reference e-books - Tutorial
r logo  Proquest Newspapers: Detroit Free Press
This database covers the daily newspaper from Detroit, Michigan. Full-text coverage from 1999-present (with limited full-text coverage from 1994).


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Science & Technology

r_logoScience In Context*
detailed coverage of popular subjects from earth science and life science to space, technology, mathematics, and science history and biography
mel_255357_7Turfgrass Information Center (TIC)
contains the most comprehensive publicly available collection of turfgrass educational materials in the world with over 140,000 records and about 35% linked to the full-text of the item

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Test Preparation & Online Learningmel_255357_7LearningExpress Library*
comprehensive, interactive collection of practice tests and courses for academic, vocational, certification and licensing needs including practice tests for elementary math and reading

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Travel

mel 255357_7 CultureGrams*
concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information and maps on countries of the world
r logo Travel eBook Collection (Gale Virtual Reference Collection)
travel guides covering hundreds of national and international destinations
 

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