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Alphabetical Listing of Online Resources

     Online resources are available for use at your home, school, or business.  Please browse the links to the right to find the resources that best fit your needs.

     Below is an alphabetical listing of the resources offered through the Dearborn Public Library and MeL.  Additional government and web based resources are available within the specific subject pages.

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Academic One File  
Magazine, newspaper and journal articles appropriate to college and university level research.

AllData Pro (HFCL USE ONLY)
Online automotive diagnostic & repair information for the professional automotive technician.

Ancestry Library Edition (IN LIBRARY USE ONLY) 
ProQuest has partnered with Ancestry.com to create Ancestry® Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available today. It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas. This collection, with thousands of databases and billions of names, is essential to having a broad genealogy collection.

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Biography
Biographies of over 25,000 American and international personalities from Arts and Entertainment Television.

Biography in Context
This database combines award-winning biographies from respected Gale Group sources. Biography in Context also includes full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals.

Biography & Genealogy Master Index  
Biography and Genealogy Master Index enables users to locate biographical entries contained in more than 1,000 volumes and editions of important current and retrospective biographical reference sources. This index contains citations that point to over 15 million biographies on nearly 5 million people, living and deceased. Citations only, no full-text.

BookFlix  
Beginning readers. An interactive experience that allows beginning readers to explore fiction and non-fiction designed to increase understanding and fluency.

Books & Authors  
Book reviews and suggestions by interest, subject, author and more.

Britannica Image Quest
Access approximately three million rights-cleared images from over 50 of the best collections in the world

Britannica Online
Britannica are broken down into Children, Young Adult and the generic Reference Center. You can view a variety of content types, including articles, images, videos, dictionary, magazines, Web’s Best Sites, Primary Sources & Ebooks, and Year in Review.

Business.gov
Since its founding on July 30, 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.

Business Insights: Essentials  
In-depth information on U.S. and international businesses, industries, and products.  Also includes information on associations.

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Chilton Library  
An automotive repair database.  Find wiring diagrams, technical service bulletins, diagnostic codes, etc.

Computer Database  
Full text articles from computing and technology magazines.

Consumer Reports
An excellent resource for unbiased ratings on all types of products. Includes access to their Cars Best Deals Plus content for automobile ratings as well.

Countries of the World
Covering nearly 200 countries, this yearbook is filled with background notes reports from the U.S. Department of State. Entries typically cover geography, history, government and political conditions, economy, and state of relations with the United States.

Culture Grams  
Offers details on customs, traditions and daily life in countries all over the world.

Cypress Resume Builder
The online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes in three quick and simple steps.

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Demographics Now
Download reports on businesses, people and demographics.

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Early World of Learning  

eLibrary  
For High School and up. Articles, video, audio, books, pictures, magazines, maps, newspapers and transcripts of TV and radio shows.  Includes Detroit News and Free press.

eLibrary Elementary   
For Kindergarten through Grade 6. Video, audio, books, pictures, magazines, maps, newspapers, and transcripts of TV and radio shows.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos 
World Book Kids (Spanish)

Expanded Academic ASAP  
Magazine, newspaper and journal articles appropriate to college and university level research.

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Folger Shakespeare Library
Digital texts from the Folger Shakespeare Library.

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Gale Business Gateway
With Gales Business Gateway, you are provided with all the support, information and planning tools local businesses owners need. From local competitive research to human resource and legal tools, the resources in Gales Business Gateway promote your library to Chief Information Officer!

Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media
Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media contains thousands of listings for radio and television stations and cable companies. Print media entries provide address; phone, fax numbers, and e-mail addresses; key personnel, including feature editors; and much more. Broadcast media entries provide address; phone, fax, and e-mail addresses; key personnel; owner information; hours of operation; networks carried and more.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Thousands of titles from over 100 publishers on an award-winning eBook platform.

General Business File ASAP  
Articles on companies and also includes directory and financial information.

General One File  
General interest news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics.

General Reference Center Gold  
General interest magazines, business periodicals, reference books and more.

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Health Reference Center Academic
All in a single, easy-to-use database, Health Reference Center — Academic integrates the full text and images of respected nursing, allied health and medical journals; consumer health magazines; newsletters; pamphlets; newspaper articles; topical overviews; and reference books.

Health & Wellness Resource Center  
Full text articles from magazines and reference books on health and full text health pamphlets. Includes information on alternative health practices.

Heritage Quest  
Genealogy database containing census information, a digitized genealogy and local history collection, the periodical source index (PERSI) and much more.

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Image Quest
Access approximately three million rights-cleared images from over 50 of the best collections in the world

Informe!  
Articles in Spanish from popular Hispanic magazines. Full text. Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos.

IRS.gov
The Internal Revenue Service provides free tax information for small business owners and self-employed individuals at this site.

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Job & Career Accelerator  
Search for jobs, create cover letters and resumes and store them in your account, get interviewing tips and more.

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Kids Infobits 
For Kindergarten through Grade 5. Full-text content from elementary reference sources and magazines

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Learn4Life
Learn4Life offers a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely online.  Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

Learning Express Library  
Test preparation materials and interactive practice exams.

Legal Forms Library
A comprehensive collection containing divorce, bankruptcy, power of attorney, wills, landlord/tenant, name change, real estate, sample letter, incorporation.

Legal Trac  
Index to law related information in legal publications. Some full text articles.

Literature Criticism Online
Includes two sources. Contemporary Literary Criticism covers authors now living or who died after Dec. 21, 1999. Childrens Literature Review covers authors of books for children and young adults.

Literature Resource Center
Provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. The Literature Resource Center covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.

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Mango Languages
Mango is an online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication. Through fun and engaging interactive lessons, Mango makes learning a new language fast, easy and incredibly effective. The system is completely web-based and remotely accessible, so you can learn anywhere you have an internet connection. As you listen to and repeat after native speakers, you’ll learn more than just words and phrases. You’ll learn how those pieces can be rearranged and combined to make new thoughts, new conversations, and even more practical communication! In no time at all, you’ll be able to navigate all sorts of everyday situations — get directions, order a meal, make new friends — the possibilities are endless!

Michigan eLibrary Michigana
A directory of Michigan historical resources.

Michigan Legal Forms Library
A comprehensive collection containing divorce, bankruptcy, power of attorney, wills, landlord/tenant, name change, real estate, sample letter, incorporation.

Michigan Legal Help .org

Michigana – Sabin Collection  
An archive of documents on Michigan history including personal narratives, memoirs, pamphlets, political speeches, legal treatises and more.

Michigana: Sources in the U.S. History Online  
Drawing upon the Sabin collection and other Gale resources, Gale has put together a digital archive of Michigan history. Provides access to a wide variety of documents.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Investment Research Center provides real-time access to comprehensive data and independent analysis on thousands of investments, spanning mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds, and closed-end funds. Perfect for all levels of investors with a range of dynamic tools and thoughtful perspectives to help them make more informed investment decisions.

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National Geographic Kids
Full issues of National Geographic Kids magazine, from 2009 to the present, more than 500 pictures that you can freely download for educational use, and 200 National Geographic Kids books

New York Times  
Articles from January 1995 to the present

Novelist K-8 Plus  
Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading levels, Common Core standards; even books made into movies, and much more.  Read reviews and learn about the author.

Novelist Plus
NoveList is a readers advisory tool for readers of all ages. This resource will help you find fiction books to read similar to the book you just read, or you can search by title, author, series, or even plots. Browse book lists, or even create and save lists of your own favorites.

Nursing Resource Center  
Information for nursing students and the public, including journal and encyclopedia articles, disease overviews and more.

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OAIster
Recommended for: General User. This catalog of digitized materials includes books, articles and multimedia, representing multidisciplinary resources from more than 1,000 contributors worldwide.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context  
Presents different views on the most talked about social issues of today.

Oxford Islamic Studies Online 
Unrivalled online access to the history and culture of Islam. Oxford Islamic Studies Online features essential articles written, selected, and interpreted by renowned scholars. Oxford University Press.

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PBS History Page
Multimedia coverage of various historical topics.

PDR Physician’s Desk Reference 
Information on prescription drugs, diseases, treatments and clinical trials.

Powerpack Junior   
Designed for students in junior high and middle school. Access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books.

Powerpack Newstand  
Access to major U.S. newspapers and also titles from around the world.

Powerpack Student  
Designed for high-school students. Access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books.

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Resume (Cypress Resume Builder)
The online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes in three quick and simple steps.

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SIRS Discoverer  
Children’s database with full-text of articles, books, video, audio on all topics. Includes reading levels, teacher’s help pages, and more.

SIRS Renaissance  
Articles on many topics including literature, arts, philosophy and religion.

Small Business Resource Center  
Covers all major areas of starting and operating a business including financing, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, and taxes.

Smithsonian Archives of American Art
Documents and images on the history of the visual arts in America.

Michigan Secretary of State – Express SOS

Something About the Author 
Something About the Author Online provides comprehensive online access for examining the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults. Something About the Author Online includes both the main series and Something About the Author Autobiography Series.

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Thomas Register
Search for manufacturers of industrial products and services.

Tumble Book Cloud Jr.
TumbleBookCloud Jr. is a collection of read along fiction and non-fiction books for kids who have outgrown the picture book collection in the standard TumbleBook.  The chapter books, graphic novels, audio-books and educational videos have been chosen specifically for kids in grades 3-6.

Tumblebook Library
Tumblebook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books for kids.

The Virtual Louvre
The Atlas database covers all the works exhibited in the Louvre-some 30,000 items.  The explanatory texts that accompany museum exhibits, compiled under the authority of the museum curators.

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World Book Kids 

 

 

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