The Rochester Hills Public Library subscribes to online databases that you can access at any time with your library card number. Resources funded by the Michigan eLibrary 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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Literature Criticism Online modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres Literature Resource Center literary criticism, author biographies, work overviews, and more - Tutorial LitFinder literary criticisms, biographies, work and topic overviews, reviews, and full text of many works NoveList* guide to fiction including author read-alikes, titles in series, award winners, book discussion guides - Tutorials Something 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
ABC-CLIO eBook Collection* over 6,000 titles appropriate for middle school through post-high school covering the following subject areas: business, crime and punishment, geography, music, physical and metal health, politics and government, pop culture, folklore and culture, religion, science and technology, the environment, society and education, United States history, and world history 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 EBSCO eBook Collection thousands of full-text electronic books covering many topics Gale Databases complete listing of over 60 Gale research databases 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 Grolier Online* includes Encyclopedia Americana Online, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, New Book of Knowledge, New Book of Popular Science, Lands and People, and America the Beautiful SIRS Renaissance full-text articles and images, including art reproductions and photographs, covering the arts and humanities - Tutorial
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 Daily Life Through History* research everyday life from ancient to modern times Michigana: 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 Oakland County Historical Resources full-text searchable database; original documents, death notices, maps, and photos 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 Oxford Islamic Studies - Nearly 6000 entries from esteemed Oxford works, including the recently published Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World, and more. Provided by the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys grant. Scholastic TrueFlix * featuring electronic versions of Scholastic's True Books series, paired with videos, web links and interactive educational games U.S. History In Context* articles, primary documents, and reference works covering the most-studied events in U.S. history World History In Context collection of scholarly analysis and award-winning full-text periodicals, reference works and primary documents
eLibrary* student resource providing full-text magazine and newspaper articles (including the Wall Street Journal 1984-) Lansing State Journal full-text articles (2002-) New York Times full-text articles (1995-) Newsstand access to more than 1,000 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world PowerSearch full-text articles from magazines, business and academic journals, newspapers, and reference e-books - Tutorial 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).
Science In Context* detailed coverage of popular subjects from earth science and life science to space, technology, mathematics, and science history and biography Turfgrass 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
Test Preparation & Online LearningLearningExpress Library* comprehensive, interactive collection of practice tests and courses for academic, vocational, certification and licensing needs including practice tests for elementary math and reading
CultureGrams* concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information and maps on countries of the world Travel eBook Collection (Gale Virtual Reference Collection) travel guides covering hundreds of national and international destinations