General Interest eResources



AutoMate

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Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, AutoMate provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date 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.

This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).


Consumer Reports

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As a library user, you have full access to all of the valuable content on ConsumerReports.org through your library membership, including ratings and recommendations on thousands of products and services in categories such as appliances, cars, electronics and computers, home and garden, health and fitness,
babies and kids, food, personal finance, and travel.

This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).


eBook Public Library Collection

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Includes general reference eBook titles in a variety of subjects and topics including social sciences, language and literature and science and technology. A substantial selection in the areas of self-help, health and fitness, games, crafts and hobbies, medical, cooking and
religion. Also features recreation and leisure, geography, commerce, finance, the family,
marriage, women, folklore, social and public welfare and home economics.

This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).


KDL StoryCompass

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Find librarian-curated recommendations based on your favorite genres, authors, books, or movies.

Developed and maintained by Kent District Library.


LearningExpress Library

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A completely interactive online learning platform providing instant access to a comprehensive collection of test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources. Includes over 1,000 online practice tests and interactive skill-building tutorials to prepare for the GED, ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, and MCAT tests, as well as AP exams and professional certification and licensing tests in a range of occupations.

View a guided tour of this database.

This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).


Legal Source

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Providing indexing and full-text coverage of the most respected scholarly law journals, Legal Source is the 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.

This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).


Michigan eLibrary (MeL)

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An anywhere, anytime library available free to all Michigan residents. Contains a variety of databases, recommended web links, the Michigana digital Michigan history collection, and online resources for educators that are tied to the state curriculum standards.

View a guided tour of the MeL website.


MyHeritage Library Edition

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

This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)
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Newspaper Source Plus

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A full-text digital collection of the world's major news content. It includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires and news magazines. In addition, it offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.

This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

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NoveList K-8 Plus

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Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, Lexile reading levels, Common Core standards, books made into movies, and much more. Read reviews, learn about the author and create your own reading wish list.

This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).


NoveList Plus

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Don't know what to read? Start your journey here. Search by author, title, series, plots, or even books like the one you just finished. Browse lists of award winners, lists of genres, and lists based on age. Create and save lists of your own favorites. Find book discussion guides and more. In addition to fiction, includes includes suggestions for audiobooks and nonfiction.

This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).


Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

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Provides a historically rich collection of hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary poems, as well as short stories, biographies and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements and techniques — including contemporary content from the finest publishers.

This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

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RBdigital

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RBdigital, the world's largest digital library newsstand, offers full-color digital magazines. Browse our collection with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download.