Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete

Coverage on a wide range of topics. Includes peer-reviewed full text for STEM research, as well as for the social sciences and humanities.

AGRICOLA

AGRICOLA

Contains records from the USDA's National Agriculture Library and provides millions of citations relating to the field of agriculture.

Alt HealthWatch

Alt HealthWatch

Full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers the latest information about the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition

Includes searchable census, vital, and military records. Only available at the library.

Applied Science & Technology Source

Applied Science & Technology Source

Full-text and indexed content covering the full spectrum of the applied sciences and computing disciplines from acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear engineering.

Art & Architecture

Art & Architecture Source

Full-text art research covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as architecture and architectural design. Strong international coverage with hundreds of full-text art journals, magazines and books, plus detailed indexing, abstracts and thousands of images.

Associates Program Source

Associates Program Source

Full-text coverage for the subject areas most relevant to two-year colege programs including biotechnology, graphic arts, criminal justice and veterinary assisting.

AtoZ World Travel

AtoZ World Travel

A comprehensive travel guide providing practical information for experiencing the world and all its wonders, for travelers and students alike.

AtoZdatabases

AtoZdatabases.com

Directory and Marketing Databases containing 30 million businesses and 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, job searches and finding friends and relatives. 

Biography In Context

Biography In Context

Biographies, full-text articles, and images for more than 300,000 people, both current and historic, in all fields of endeavor.

Biography Reference Center

Biography Reference Center

Coverage for several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published).

Bookflix

Bookflix

Thematically paired fiction and nonfiction titles are designed to bridge learning-to-read and reading-to-learn. Animated classic storybooks introduce early learners to the delights of reading while sparking curiosity, creating a natural springboard into the paired nonfiction text for deeper discovery.

Books & Authors

Books & Authors

Expert book reviews, recommendations, author biographies, and more.

Britannica School Learning Zone

Britannica School Learning Zone

Britannica Learning Zone provides teachers and administrators with a set of tools for customizing lessons and generating student reports.

Caribbean Search

Caribbean Search

Full-text content pertaining to the countries and people of the Caribbean. Created in conjunction with Caribbean librarians and researchers.

Central & Eastern European Academic Source

Central & Eastern European Academic Source

Multidisciplinary and multilingual resource covering a variety of subject areas including history, business and law.

Chronicling America

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

A site produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program that provides free, public access to select digitized pages from historic American newspapers. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.

   

Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete

Provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine.

Consumer Health Information

Consumer Health Information

Detailed answers to the 200 most-commonly-asked health questions. Available in 17 languages. Answers are provided in evidence-based reports that feature graphics, illustrations, easy-to-read text and links to additional information.

Consumer Health Information - Arabic

Consumer Health Information - العربية

إجابات مفصلة على الأسئلة الصحية التي يبلغ عددها 200 سؤال. متوفر في 17 لغة. يتم تزويد الإجابات بالأدلة والتقارير التي تحتوي على الرسومات والرسوم التوضيحية والنصوص والروابط إلى معلومات إضافية

Consumer Health Information - Spanish

Consumer Health Information - Español

Respuestas detalladas a las 200 preguntas de salud más frecuentes. Disponible en 17 idiomas. Las respuestas se proporcionan en informes basados en la evidencia que incluyen gráficos, ilustraciones, texto fácil de leer y enlaces a información adicional.

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

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

Creativebug

Creativebug

Creativebug.com has more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

Dead Fred: Genealogy Photo Archive

Dead Fred: Genealogy Photo Archive

Explore user-uploaded historical photographs and search for ancestors by surname.

Demographics Now People and Business

Demographics Now People and Business

Business and residential reference and research tool providing users with access to demographic data for the entire U.S. Ideal for supporting small business and local economic development activities. Identify untapped audiences and analyze shifts/needs of a given population.

Digital Michigan Newspapers

Digital Michigan Newspapers

Searchable database of local newspapers, digitized by the Clarke Historical Library at Central Michigan University.

Digital Public Library of America

Digital Public Library of America

Explore digitized primary sources like yearbooks, family bibles, and oral histories from around the country.

eBooks Academic Collection

eBooks Academic Collection

Multidisciplinary eBooks representing a broad range of academic subjects.

eBooks Business Collection

eBooks Business Collection

A key resource for academic and business school libraries.

 

eBooks High School Collection

eBooks High School Collection

Specifically for high school students and educators, this collection offers full-text eBook coverage that aligns with school's curricula as well as complements EBSCO's other eResources. There is a selection of teacher resources and titles align with Common Core Curriculum Standards.

eBooks K-8 Collection

eBooks K-8 Collection

The eBook K-8 Collection contains titles chosen to support a quality learning experience for K-8 students across all subject areas taught in elementary and middle schools, and content aligns with Common Core Curriculum Standards (for participating U.S. states). The collection also features a selection of teacher resources to support educators and administrators.

eBooks Public Library Collection

eBooks Public Library Collection

General reference collection featuring titles for both adults and kids. Covers topics ranging from self-help and fitness to cooking and personal finance.

EBSCO Automate

EBSCO Automate

Service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls. Designed for touch-enabled devices such as laptops and tablets, AutoMate offers a user-friendly search experience and access to a wealth of information to help users diagnose, repair and maintain today's complex vehicles. Diagrams and images can be easily magnified and printed.

EBSCO Business Book Summaries

EBSCO Business Book Summaries

Concise yet comprehensive summaries to help professionals and students keep up with the latest information in the business world. A wide range of topics is covered including business biographies, change management, communication, entrepreneurship, leadership, marketing, personal growth, productivity and technology.

 

EBSCO eBook Collection

EBSCO eBook Collection

Thousands of full-text electronic books covering many topics.

EBSCO History Reference Center

EBSCO History Reference Center

Covers U.S. and world history topics and features historical reference books, magazines and thousands of primary source documents.

EBSCO Legal Source

EBSCO Legal Source

Authoritative database for current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world. It is an excellent resource for attorneys, educators, business people, law librarians, students, paralegals and others involved with the law.

EBSCO Literary Reference Center

EBSCO Literary Reference Center

Covers broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Wide range of subjects covered including plot summaries, literary criticism, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems, short stories and novels, and author interviews.

EBSCO Small Business Reference Center

EBSCO Small Business Reference Center

Offers coverage that addresses many small business topics from consumer small business reference books, business videos, help and advice section and how to create business plans.

Education Scholarly Research and Information Source

Education Scholarly Research and Information Source

Provides scholarly research and information for education students, professionals and policy makers. Covers all levels of education - from early childhood to higher education - and educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing.

Education Source

Education Source

Provides scholarly research and information for education students, professionals and policy makers. Covers all levels of education - from early childhood to higher education - and educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing.

Elephind.com

Elephind.com

Cross-search multiple historical newspaper archives at once.

Encyclopedia Britannica School

Encylopedia Britannica School

Multimedia, reading-level appropriate nonfiction content for K12 students and educators. Content includes over 132,000 encyclopedia articles, 103,000 images, 7,500 multimedia elements, more than 27,000 eBooks, novels and essays, a translation tool for 50+ languages and read-aloud functionality. Includes lexile ranges and is aligned with MDE Academic Standards across a variety of subjects.

Entrepreneurial Studies Source

Entrepreneurial Studies Source

The latest insights on entrepreneurship and small business topics for business students and researchers. Content comes from business journals, magazines, reference books, case studies and company profiles.

Environment Complete

Environment Complete

Offers coverage for students and scholars in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy and affiliated areas of study.

 

Environment eBooks

Environment eBooks

Full-text books about animals, science, and the environment, from Gale Virtual Reference Library.

ERIC - Education Resources Information Center

ERIC - Education Resources Information Center

ERIC is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is essential tool for education researchers of all kinds.

Europeana

Europeana

Explore digital holdings from archives, museums, and other cultural institutions across Europe

Explora

Explora for Primary Schools

Explora for Middle Schools

Explora for High Schools

Explora for Public Libraries

Explora for Educators

Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.

Find A Grave

Find A Grave

Crowd-compiled, searchable database of burials and cemeteries from around the world. 

Gale Courses

Gale Courses

Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

Gale Databases

Gale Databases

Complete listing of over 60 Gale Research databases.

Genealogy Research at the Library of Michigan

Genealogy Research at the Library of Michigan

Guide to resources available through the Library of Michigan in Lansing, including state census records, naturalization records, and death certificates.

Geni Pro

Geni Pro

Build your family tree, research your ancestors and more with Geni. Log into your account inside the library for free access to Geni Pro. 

Grolier Online

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.

Health eBooks

Health eBooks

Reference works on various health topics, from Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Consumer health information including magazines and reference books. It also includes searchable full text for current health pamphlets.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Provides researchers, allied health professionals, nurses and medical educators access to full-text scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines. It provides indexing, abstracts and full-text for hundreds of nursing and allied health journals, many of which are peer-reviewed.

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

Includes a collection of core, proprietary articles covering over 140 topics, as well as licensed periodicals, books and video that focus on categories commonly referred to as hobbies and crafts and is available in high-quality PDF format. Features include the ability to search the Hobbies & Crafts interface by category, view all available topics and browse popular resources related to the area of Hobbies & Crafts.

Home Improvement Reference Center

Home Improvement Reference Center

Intended for use in public and academic libraries and is designed to assist homeowners in do-it-yourself home repair, maintenance, and remodeling projects. Step-by-step instructions for thousands of projects in the areas of plumbing, outdoor, woodworking, electrical, and decorating are provided in high-quality PDF files. Additionally, thousands of articles from magazines and reference books provide tips and suggestions to supplement the step-by-step project instructions.

Humanities Source

Humanities Research Source

Covers U.S. and world history topics and features historical reference books, magazines and thousands of primary source documents.

Jewish Studies Source

Jewish Studies Source

Multidisciplinary view of the study of Jewish civilization from its historical origins to the present.

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library

Comprehensive, interactive collection of practice tests and courses for academic, vocational, certification and licensing needs including practice tests for elementary math and reading. Offers over 700 courses, practice tests, tutorials, eBooks and flashcards. Practice tests offered include ACT, SAT, PSAT and TOEFL as well as trade certification, civil service, math/reading tests and citizenship.

Legal Information Reference Center

Legal Information Reference Center

Designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds. Coverage includes exclusive full text for many top consumer legal reference books, thousands of legal forms, and detailed how-to instructions covering a wide-range of legal issues. A majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo.

Library & Information Science Source

Library & Information Science Source

Journals and periodicals that help librarians and researchers keep pace with the latest trends in the field.

Literature Resource Center

Literature Resource Center

Literary criticism, author and illustrator biographies, work overviews, and many more.

Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Interactive, online language-learning courses in over 70 languages and 17 ESL courses.

MAS Complete

MAS Complete

Designed for high school libraries and offers coverage of popular high school magazines and reference books. Wide range of subjects offered including art, history, sports and music. Over 1,000,000 photos, maps and flags.

MasterFILE Complete

MasterFILE Complete

Content from popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources. Covers wide range of subjects including business, health, fashion, sports, and personal finance.

 

MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus

Information from the National Institutes of Health about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in an easy-to-understand language.

Michigan Activity Pass

Michigan Activity Pass

Link to the Michigan Activity Pass Access Page.

Michigan Authors and Illustrators

Michigan Authors and Illustrators

Use the database to find out about Michigan authors! You can look for non-fiction, poetry, mysteries, romance, children’s books and much more. You can find authors for presentations and visits. This is a great source for students looking for Michigan authors to read and for librarians or teachers looking for Michigan authors to do events or for collection development.

Michigan Legal Forms

Michigan Legal Forms

Thousands of customizable online legal documents provided by the Legal Forms Library.

Michigan Legal Help

Michigan Legal Help

Legal help for people who would like to handle simple civil legal problems without a lawyer.

Middle School Reference Search Plus

Middle School Reference Search Plus

Middle school magazines and reference books including thousands of biographies, primary source documents, over a million photos, maps and flags. Subjects covered include history, current events, science, sports and biographies.

MUZZY Online Learning

MUZZY Online Learning

The MUZZY Online Language Learning System is best suited to children with courses in English, German, Spanish, Italian and French.

MyHeritage

MyHeritage

MyHeritage Library Edition is one of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases of its kind. Access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries.

 

Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source Plus

Provides coverage from newspapers, newswires, and news magazines. TV, radio transcripts, and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources are also included. Primary full coverage newspapers are The Washington Post and USA Today.

NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus

Recommendations for children's fiction and nonfiction. This resources offers extensive reader's advisory services including read-alike titles, series, and authors as well as professional reviews, reader reviews, articles, lists, genre overviews, discussion guides and more. Books are also tagged with appeal factors.

Novelist Plus

Novelist Plus

Covers both fiction and nonfiction. This resources offers extensive reader's advisory services including read-alike titles, series, and authors as well as professional reviews, reader reviews, articles, lists, genre overviews, discussion guides and more. Books are also tagged with appeal factors.

Oakland County Historical Resources

Oakland County Historical Resources

Full-text searchable database; original documents, death notices, maps, and photos.

Oakland County Links

Oakland County Links

Links to both historical materials and extant sources for research, compiled by Oakland County Historical Resources

Oakland Regional Historic Sites

Oakland Regional Historic Sites

Sponsored by the Rochester-Avon Historical Society, a searchable database of historical sites and addresses in the greater Rochester area.

Opposing Viewpoints

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.

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

Coverage includes classic and contemporary poems as well as short stories, biographies and authoritative essays.

Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center

Presents multiple sides of an issue. Helps students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

Political Science Complete

Political Science Complete

Covers political topics with a worldwide focus. Designed for students, researchers and government institutions.

Powersearch

Powersearch

Full-text articles from magazines, business and academic journals, newspapers, and reference e-books.

Primary School Reference Search

Primary School Reference Search

Children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedia entries, and an image collection designed for elementary school libraries.

Professional Development Collection

Professional Development Collection

Specialized database of full-text electronic information especially for educators, professional librarians and education researchers.

Psychology & Behavioral Health Collection

Psychology & Behavioral Health Collection

Covers a broad range of subjects in the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences and related disciplines. For psychologists, counselors, researchers and students.

Read It! - English Language Learner

Read It! - English Language Learner

Designed for middle and high school students who have a basic foundation in English grammer and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects.

Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

The classic source for locating records to aid in family research is available online via the Ancestory.com wiki. Use the Table of Contents on the main page and then follow the links in each chapter to navigate to various sections.

Referencia Latina

Referencia Latina

Theme-based Spanish-language database covers a broad array of subjects inside and outside academia, for non-English users.

Interfaz en español basada en temas diseñada para hacer que el contenido sea fácilmente accesible para usuarios que no están en inglés. Esta base de datos en español de texto completo cubre una amplia gama de temas dentro y fuera de la academia. Ofrece contenido de una variedad de fuentes, incluidos libros de referencia, revistas de interés general e informes de salud. Las actualizaciones diarias aseguran la disponibilidad de los artículos más recientes de una docena de periódicos destacados de 10 países latinoamericanos.

Regional Business News Research Collection

Regional Business News Research Collection

Provides coverage from regional business publications for the U.S. and Canada.

Remembering Rochester

Remembering Rochester

Blog maintained by the Rochester-Avon Historical Society highlighting stories, people, and places from the Rochester area's past.

Rochester-Avon Historical Society

Rochester-Avon Historical Society

"Founded in 1969 to help preserve, collect, and interpret the history of the greater Rochester area for present and future generations."

Science In Context

Science In Context

Detailed coverage of popular subjects from earth science and life science to space, technology, mathematics, and science history and biography.

Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center

Full-text science magazines, encyclopedias, reference books, and a collection of images.

Seeking Michigan

Seeking Michigan

Search historical and vital records held by the State of Michigan, including an extensive collection of death records from the early 20th century.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Detailed yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. All of the content is organized in an easy-to-use manner so that users can quickly find the information they need.

Something About the Author

Something About the Author Online

Information on the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults.

Travel eBook Collection

Travel eBooks

(Gale Virtual Reference Collection) travel guides covering hundreds of national and international destinations.

Turfgrass Information Center

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.

U.S. History eBooks

U.S. History eBooks

Reference resources on topics in U.S. History, from Gale Virtual Reference Library.

U.S. History In Context

U.S. History In Context

Articles, primary documents, and reference works covering the most-studied events in U.S. history.

Value Line Investment Sites

Value Line Investment Survey

Research stocks, mutual funds and other securities or go directly to "Lookup Company Reports"

Value Line Investment Survey

Value Line Investment Survey

Research stocks, mutual funds and other securities or go directly to "Lookup Company Reports"

Vocational Studies Premier

Vocational Studies Premier

Designed specifically for the research needs of two-year colleges. Scholarly content most relevant to vocational programs. Wide range of subjects covered including counseling, biotechnology, cosmetology, fashion design, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, law enforcement, and veterinary assistant.

World Book Early World of Learning

World Book Early World of Learning

Content for emergent readers in preschool, Kindergarten and early elementary ages. Helps young learners build vocabulary, comprehension, phonics and reading fluency. Read-aloud narration of classic stories, nursery rhymes, interactive games and original videos."Treks Travels" offers narrated stories in English and Spanish. "Welcome to Reading" provides 48 stories in four progressive Lexile levels to aid skill development. "Know It" includes visual non-fiction topics for early learners. "Print and Do" activities reinforce developmental themes within the site.

World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

Referencia general en lengua española, abarcando temas en todas las áreas temáticas. Diseñado para jóvenes que hablan español o para aquellos que están aprendiendo español como segundo idioma. Artículos de texto completo, mapas, banderas, tablas y cuadros de datos; Docenas de actividades prácticas y sitios web en español. También incluye un diccionario visual.

World Book Kids

World Book Kids

General reference covering topics in all subject areas. Designed for elementary school learners with easy-to-read content and multimedia. Hundreds of activities, hands-on science projects and experiments, lesson plans, and resources for educators are included. All content aligned with Michigan Academic Standards. Correlations are available from the "For Educators" link under "Educator Tools".

World History In Context

World History In Context

Collection of scholarly analysis and award-winning full-text periodicals, reference works and primary documents.

World Travel eBooks

World Travel eBooks

Encyclopedias and travel books about countries around the world, from Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Worldcat.org

Worldcat.org

Freely available resource that connects to the collections of over 10,000 libraries.