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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.

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A-Z Databases
Detailed information on 30 million businesses and executives and 2 million new businesses. Includes data on over 200 million residents as well as new movers/homeowners. Special features include a background and criminal history search. Information provided on U. S. healthcare professionals. Includes a jobs database and email marketing.

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

Adult Core Skills from LearningExpress Library
Practice for the U.S. Citizenship exam in English or Spanish. Build your math and reading skills. Includes eBook study help as well as an eBook guide to getting a green card. Create a free account to access tools to help you do well on these tests.

Agricola
From the National Agricultural Library. Contains citations about all aspects of agriculture and related fields. Includes: journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports. Coverage: 1970 – current.

Academic One File
Magazine, newspaper and journal articles appropriate to college and university level research.
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Academic Search Complete
Coverage on a wide range of topics.  Includes peer-reviewed full texts for STEM research, as well as for the social sciences and humanities.

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

Alt HealthWatch
Provides information on complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to healthcare and wellness. Sources include journals (some peer-reviewed) and reports.

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.

Applied Science & Technology Source
Broad coverage of research and development within the applied sciences and computing disciplines. Content derives from leading trade journals, professional and technical society publications, and conference proceedings.

Art & Architecture Source
Covers fine, decorative, and commercial arts. Also covers architecture and architectural design. Features full text articles and indexing and abstracts for journals, books, podcasts, and more. Art Source includes periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch. For use by art scholars, artists, designers, students, and general researchers.

Associates Programs Source
Articles on topics often taught in community colleges. Topics include: accounting, agriculture, child care, cosmetology, cooking, food service, forestry, graphic arts, hospitality management, interior design, plumbing, heating & air conditioning, and welding.

AutoMate
Repair information and schedules, diagrams, parts and labor estimates, service alerts, and recalls. Covers thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.

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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 Reference Center
More than 450,000 biographies. Includes complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine as well as thousands of narrative biographies.

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

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

Britannica Learning Zone
Pre K – 2nd grade. Play and read to learn letters, numbers, shapes, and more.

Britannica School  
Suite of Britannica School resources at four levels – Learning Zone, Elementary, Middle, and High. Each contains resources at the appropriate learning and skill level including primary sources in subjects such as people, countries, science, animals, current events, and biographies.

Britannica School Elementary
Grades 3-4. Find information on countries, animals, and people. Watch and learn with videos, games, and activities.

Britannica School High
Quick facts and in-depth information on history, geography, people, places, science, and more. Biographies, world atlas, countries comparison, articles, and interactive resources are available.

Britannica School Middle
Grades 5-7. Find maps, photos, articles, and famous people and places. Compare countries and tour the U.S.A. For homework help and your curiosity.

Business Book Summaries
Provides concise, comprehensive summaries of the best business books. Professionals and students can use these to keep up with the latest information in the business world.

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 Decision
Company profiles, product/brand information with investment reports, rankings and market share data allow users to better penetrate the consumer marketplace.
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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.

Business Gateway – Gale
A collection of online resources for getting the most out of your business.

Business Insights: Global
In-depth information on U.S. and international businesses, industries, and products.  Also includes information on associations.
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Business Resource Package
EBSCO’s Business Resource Package includes Business Book Summaries, eBook Business Collection, Entrepreneurial Studies, Regional Business News, and Small Business Reference Center.  A wide range of content is included such as journals, SWOTs (4000+), company profiles (20,000+) industry reports (1600+) and case studies.

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Career Preparation from LearningExpress Library
Includes a resume builder where you can save, edit, and print. Explore a variety of careers including allied health, law enforcement, and nursing. Prepare for occupation exams including civil service, commercial driver’s license, cosmetology, teaching, and more. Prepare to join the military or become an officer. Create a free account to access tools to help you do well on these exams.

Caribbean Search
In-depth, full text information about the countries and people of the Caribbean.

Central & Eastern European Academic Search
Information on a variety of topics of importance to researchers of Central and Eastern Europe. Includes resources on history, business, and law in a number of European languages.

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

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Automate
Service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.  All content comes from the original equipment manufacturers 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.

College Admissions Test Preparation from LearningExpress Library
Practice tests, preparation eBooks, and tutorials for the ACT®, SAT, 12 AP subjects, PSAT/NMSQT, and TOEFL iBT® exams. Create a free account to access tools to help you do well on your college admissions tests and essay. Create a free account to access tools to help you do well on your college admissions tests and essay.

College Students from LearningExpress Library
Math, reading, grammar, and science review with eBooks. Practice tests for six graduate school record exams including the GRE, LSAT, and MCAT. Includes multiple college placement exams including ACCUPLACER and ASSET preparation. Includes practice for the CLEP exams. Create a free account to access tools to help you do well on your college admissions tests and essay.

Computer Skills Tutorial from LearningExpress Library
Offers 90+ courses on topics such as computer basics, Internet basics, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, and MS Office tools like Word, Outlook, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint. Create a free account to access these tools.

Consumer Health Complete
Supports the health and wellness information needs of patients. Covers mainstream medicine as well as complementary and holistic medicine.

Consumer Health Information in Arabic
Offers detailed answers to the 200 most-commonly-asked health questions. Provides answers in evidence-based reports that feature illustrations and easy-to-read text.

Consumer Health Information in Spanish
Offers detailed answers to the 200 most-commonly-asked health questions. Provides answers in evidence-based reports that feature illustrations and easy-to-read text.

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.  Click here to read a collection of Consumer Reports articles.

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.

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.

Driving Tests
Practice tests for car tests, motorcycle tests, CDL tests as well as FAQs and handbooks.

Detroit Free Press Historical Newspapers
This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.  Coverage 1831-1999

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Early World of Learning
Grades PreK-3. Follow Trek and Taffy the cat around the world. Share their love of colors, numbers, and other fun things. Come inside for stories and pictures.

eBook Academic Collection
Thousands of titles ranging from literary criticism to health, mathematics, sports, and religion. You may access the full text of these eBooks from your computer, or download titles to most popular portable devices.

eBook Business Collection
A key resource for academic and business school libraries. You may access the full text of these eBooks from your computer, or download titles to most popular portable devices.

eBook High School Collection
For high school students and educators. There is a selection of teacher resources and titles align with Common Core Curriculum Standards. You may access the full text of these eBooks from your computer, or download titles to most popular portable devices.

eBook K-8 Collection
Titles that support K-8 students across all subject areas. Also features a selection of teacher resources to support educators and administrators including Common Core alignment. You may access the full text of these eBooks from your computer, or download titles to most popular portable devices.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos 
World Book Kids (Spanish)

ESL – Basic ESL
Learn English from any desktop, tablet, or mobile device.

Expanded Academic ASAP
Magazine, newspaper and journal articles appropriate to college and university level research.
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Applied Science and Technology Source
Full text and indexed content covering the full spectrum of the applied sciences and computer disciplines from acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear engineering.

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Folger Shakespeare Library
Digital texts from the Folger Shakespeare Library.

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Gale Courses
Gale 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.

Gale Business Gateway
A collection of online resources for getting the most out of your business.

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.
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AtoZDatabases
Detailed information on 30 million businesses and executives, over 200 million residents, 2 million new businesses as well as new movers/homeowners, U.S. healthcare professionals, a jobs database, background and criminal search and email marketing.

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

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eBooks Business
A key resource for academic and business school libraries.

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

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Health Source – Consumer Edition
Subjects include fitness, nutrition, diabetes, aging, women’s health, children’s health, and more. Information comes from magazines, books, Clinical Reference System reports, and pamphlets.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Provides researchers, allied health professionals, nurses, and medical educators access to scholarly journals on many medical disciplines. Provides indexing, abstracts and full text for hundreds of nursing and allied health journals, many of which are peer-reviewed.

High School Equivalency Center from LearningExpress Library
Skills building in reading, writing, grammar, spelling, and math. Practice for the GED in English and Spanish. Practice the HiSET and the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC). Create a free account to access tools to help you do well on these tests.

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.
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Health Source
Provides researchers, allied health professionals, nurses and medical educator 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. .

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

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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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.

Historical Newspapers – Detroit Free press (IN LIBRARY USE ONLY) 
This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.  Coverage 1831-1999

History Reference Center
Documents, photos, maps, film, and video from leading history journals. Also includes biographies of historical figures.

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
Subject areas include arts & crafts; games & electronics; models; needlework; outdoors & nature; and scrapbooking & paper craft.

Home Improvement Reference Center
Includes maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, plumbing, wood projects, outdoor improvements, decorating, home & garden, etc. Includes more than 130 reference books.

Hoopla
Stream books, movies, TV shows, audio-books and more without waiting or incurring late fees.  Download the Hoopla app and enjoy streaming or downloaded content wherever you go!

Humanities Source
Covers literary, scholarly, and creative thought. Ideal for students, researchers, and educators interested in the humanities.

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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.
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Referencia Latina
Theme-based Spanish-language interface designed to make content readily accessible to non-English users.  This full-text Spanish language database covers a broad array of subjects inside and outside academia.  It offers content from a variety of sources, including reference books, general interest magazines and health reports.

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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Jewish Studies Source
Offers a multidisciplinary view of the study of Jewish civilization, from its historical origins to the present. Nearly 350 biographies of leading historical and contemporary Jewish figures.

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Kids Infobits
For Kindergarten through Grade 5. Full-text content from elementary reference sources and magazines
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Primary Search (coming soon)
Children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedia entries, and an image collection designed for elementary school libraries.

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Learning Express Library  
Test preparation materials and interactive practice exams.

Legal Information Reference Center
Search over 12,800 state-specific legal forms by topic including Adoption, Bankruptcy, Name Changes, and more. A majority of the full text legal reference books provided through NOLO.

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

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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.  .

Legal Source
A scholarly resource of current issues, studies, and trends of the legal world. For attorneys, educators, business people, law librarians, students, and paralegals.

Library & Information Science Source
Journals and periodicals that help librarians and researchers keep pace with the latest trends in the field.

Literary Reference Center
Includes over 14,000 short stories and 54,000+ poems. Covers information on thousands of authors and their works. Topics include: plot summaries, literary criticism, book reviews, novels, and author interviews.

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!

MAS Complete
Provides hundreds of popular magazines and reference books for high school libraries. Covers subjects such as art, history, sports, and music. Includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents. Also includes photos, maps, and flags.

MasterFILE Complete
Broad collection of popular full-text magazines and reference books. Contains Consumer Reports. Covers subjects including: business, health, education, fitness, sports and leisure, personal finance, general science, multicultural issues, DIY, and fashion. Also includes photos, maps, and flags.

Michigan eLibrary Michigana
A directory of Michigan historical resources.
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Library of Michigan: Michigan Materials
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.  .

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

Michigan Municipal Guide
Municipalities by county, U.S. Congress, House of Representatives, State Senate, State and Regional Contacts

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.

MyHeritage Library Edition
Family history resource including more than 6 billion historical ​records from the United States, Europe, Latin America, and other regions. Includes the full USA federal census (1790-1940); census of England and Wales (1841-1901); U.S. World War II Army Enlistment as well as records of Union and Confederate Civil War soldiers. Over 2 billion family trees.

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Newspaper Source Plus
Includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires, and news magazines. Offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources. Primary full coverage newspapers are The Washington Post and USA Today.

New York Times
Digital access to the New York Times, including some historical content.

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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Health Source
Provides researchers, allied health professionals, nurses and medical educator 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. .

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

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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.

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center
Hundreds of thousands of poems, as well as short stories, biographies, and essays. Topics include the poetic forms, movements, and techniques.

Points of View Reference Center
Presents multiple sides of over 400 issues. Helps students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills.

Political Science Complete
Designed for students, researchers, and government institutions. Covers political topics with a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of current discourse. FFFGGG

Price It!
An electronic database antique/collectibles pricing tool, containing data from a variety of sources, including online auctions (eBay), online antique dealers (GoAntiques & TIAS) and land-based auction houses. The database currently has over 23 million prices realized for art, antiques and collectibles in more than 100 categories and subcategories with over 10 million images.

Professional Development Collection
Specialized information for librarians, teachers, and education researchers.

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

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Read It!
For middle and high school students and adults. Helps to build reading skills and improve study habits. Includes tests.

Recursos Para Hispanohablantes from LearningExpress Library
Learning tools, career, and citizenship exam practice in Spanish. Create a free account to access tools to help you do well on these tests.

ReferenceUSA
ReferenceUSA is a powerful online reference and research tool providing library cardholders instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on U.S. businesses and U.S. residents.  ReferenceUSA makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.

Referencia Latina
Spanish-language resource. Covers academic and non-academic subjects. Offers content from reference books, general interest magazines, health reports, and other sources. Daily updates from a dozen newspapers from ten Latin American countries and more than 2,500 health reports.

Regional Business News
Regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces to 1990. Includes newspapers, radio and television news transcripts, trade publications, magazines, and newswires.

Research in Context
specifically for middle school researchers, it contains authoritative content and a user-focused tool set needed to support middle school assignments and coursework.

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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School Center from LearningExpress Library
Grades 4 through 12 skills improvement in math, writing and grammar, reading comprehension, social studies, and vocabulary and spelling through tests, eBooks, and tutorials. U.S. Constitution study and review, advanced math, and logic available for high school students. Create a free account to access tools to help you do well in school

Science Reference Center
Contains material from science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. More than 4,000 full text, full-length biographies. Includes: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, the environment, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, and wildlife.

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

Small Business Reference Center
Covers all aspects of starting and operating a business. Includes information on accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more. State-specific information included.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Repair guides for small engines and routine maintenance (tune-ups, brake service, etc.). Also includes guides on extensive repairs such as engine and transmission disassembly. Coverage includes lawn mowers, motorcycles, tractors, and snowmobiles. More than 450 full text reference books with photos and illustrations, information on more than 25 years of engine models, and coverage of more than 90,000 repairs.

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.

Student Edition
Student Edition provides high school students with access to magazines, newspapers, books, and other reference content. The database offers audience-appropriate information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

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Thomas Register
Search for manufacturers of industrial products and services.

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.

Turfgrass Information File
Cooperative project of the United States Golf Association and the Michigan State University Libraries’ Turfgrass Information Center. Provides bibliographic and descriptive records of all types of work related to turfgrass culture. Established in 1983. Over 50% full text content.

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Value Line
Whether you’re a beginning investor or a veteran looking for high-impact ideas, Value Line can position you for financial success quickly and easily. The uncontested authority in reliable, unbiased information, Value Line puts you in the driver’s seat with accurate and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies. From the latest data, sophisticated tools and proven ranks to expert analysis and guidance, Value Line gives you the power to evaluate investments with confidence. Make smarter, more profitable decisions with Value Line.

Vocational Studies Premier
Designed for two-year colleges, this resource offers support for vocational programs. Subjects include: counseling, biotechnology, cosmetology, fashion design, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, law enforcement, and veterinary assistant.

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World Book Kids
Grades Pre K – 5. Easy-to-read content for elementary school learners. Hundreds of activities, science projects and experiments.