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  • Academic Search Complete

    Articles & Essays

    Designed for academic institutions. Comprehensive, multi-disciplinary resource of scholarly research. Coverage on a wide range of topics. Includes peer-reviewed full text resources for STEM research. Social sciences and the humanities also covered.

  • Adult Core Skills from LearningExpress Library

    eBooks

    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

    Articles & Essays, Journals

    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.

  • Alt HealthWatch

    Journals

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

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    Ancestry

    Ancestry.com Discover your family history and start your family tree. Access billions of genealogy records including Census, SSDI & Military records.

  • Applied Science & Technology Source

    Journals

    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

    eBooks, Journals, Podcasts

    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 & Essays

    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.

  • AtoZdatabases

    Articles & Essays

    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.

  • Auto Repair Source

    Articles & Essays, Tutorials

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


  • Biography Reference Center

    Articles & Essays, Journals, Magazines

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

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    Britannica Learning Zone

    eBooks, Games, Tutorials

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

  • Britannica School

    Articles & Essays, Audiobooks, eBooks, Multimedia

    Nonfiction content geared for K-12 students. Includes over 132,000 encyclopedia articles, 103,000 images, 7,500 multimedia elements, more than 27,000 eBooks, and novels and essays. Tools include translation for 50+ languages and read-aloud functionality. Includes Lexile ranges and alignment with Michigan Department of Education Academic Standards across a variety of subjects.

  • Britannica School Elementary

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

    Articles & Essays, Games, Multimedia
    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

    Articles & Essays, Multimedia

    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

    Articles & Essays

    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.


  • Career Preparation from LearningExpress Library

    Multimedia, Tutorials

    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

    Articles & Essays

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

  • Central & Eastern European Academic Source

    Articles & Essays

    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.

  • College Students from LearningExpress Library

    Multimedia, Tutorials

    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.

  • Consumer Health Complete

    Articles & Essays

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

  • Consumer Health Information in Arabic

    Articles & Essays

    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

    Articles & Essays

    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

    Resources

    Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit member organization that works side by side with consumers for truth, transparency, and fairness in the marketplace. In addition to our rigorous research, investigative journalism, and consumer advocacy, we work with other organizations, including media, consumer groups, research and testing consortiums, and philanthropic partners to inform purchase decisions, improve the products and services that businesses deliver, and drive regulatory and fair competitive practices.

  • CreativeBug

    Tutorials

    Creativebug is the number-one inspirational resource for DIY, crafters, and makers. View more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.


  • DemographicsNow

    Multimedia

    Business and residential tool providing access to demographic data. Drill down to the city or even neighborhood level. Identify markets and audiences in your community. Ideal for supporting small business and local economic development activities. Strong tool for businesses and non-profits alike.

  • Download Destination

    Audiobooks, eBooks

    Download Destination is a group of libraries in the The Library Network (TLN) Consortia that collects, organizes and provides access to free downloadable eBooks and audiobooks to consortium members. Services and the Download Destination website are provided by OverDrive.


  • EBook Academic Collection

    eBooks

    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

    eBooks

    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

    eBooks

    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.

  • EBook Public Library Collection

    eBooks

    Large collection of reference books featuring titles for both adults and kids. Covers a wide variety of topics from self-help and fitness to cooking and personal finance. You may access the full text of these eBooks from your computer, or download titles to most popular portable devices.

  • Education Source

    Articles & Essays

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

  • Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

    Articles & Essays, Games, Multimedia

    Designed for young Spanish speaking students or those learning Spanish as a second language. Full text articles, maps, flags, and more. Dozens of hands-on activities and links to Spanish language websites. Also includes a visual dictionary.

  • Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S.

    Articles & Essays

    Comprehensive source of detailed information concerning nonprofit American membership organizations of national scope. Covers more than 23,000 organizations in categories such as trade, business, and commercial; legal, governmental, public administration, and military; cultural; educational; veterans, hereditary, and patriotic; athletic and sports; fan clubs, and many more.

  • Entrepreneurial Studies Source

    Articles & Essays, Journals, Magazines

    Resource for business students and researchers. It provides insights on entrepreneurship and small businesses topics. Offers full text business journals, magazines, reference books, case studies, and company profiles.

  • Environment Complete

    Articles & Essays, Journals

    Scholarly, academic coverage in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and related areas.

  • ERIC: Education Resources Information Center

    Articles & Essays, Journals

    Index of journal articles, books, theses, curriculi, conference papers, standards, and guidelines on a wide range of education topics. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education.

  • Explora for Educators

    Resources

    Cross-search professional resources for educators.

  • Explora for Elementary Schools

    Articles & Essays, eBooks

    For elementary school libraries. Content from children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedia entries, and images. Students can learn about animals, musicians, fitness, space exploration, and much more. Pulls content from Middle Search Plus, Primary Search, Newspaper Source Plus, and the eBook K-8 Collection.

  • Explora for High Schools

    eBooks, Journals, Magazines, Resources

    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. Pulls content from MAS Complete, Consumer Health Complete, Newspaper Source Plus, eBook High School collection, Applied Science & Technology Source, and Vocational Studies Premier.

  • Explora for Middle Schools

    eBooks, Multimedia

    Magazines and reference books for middle school students. Includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents. Subjects include history, current events, science, sports, and biographies. Also includes photos, maps, and flags. Pulls content from Middle Search Plus, Primary Search, Newspaper Source Plus, and the eBook K-8 Collection.

  • Explora for Public Libraries

    Articles & Essays, eBooks, Multimedia

    Arts, biography, business, current events, geography and culture, health, history and social science, science and math.


  • Gale Virtual Reference Library

    eBooks, Resources

    Reference books covering the following topics: education, environment, general reference (including employment, health and wellness, personal finance, and social skills), history, law, nation and world, religion, and science.


  • Health Source – Consumer Edition

    eBooks, Magazines, Multimedia

    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

    Articles & Essays, eBooks, Journals

    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

    Articles & Essays, Multimedia, Tutorials

    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.

  • History Reference Center

    Articles & Essays, Multimedia, Resources

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

  • Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

    Resources, Tutorials

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

  • Home Improvement Reference Center

    eBooks, Resources

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

  • Hoopla

    eBooks, Movies & Television

    Hoopla Instantly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, comics, music, movies & TV – 24/7 and FREE with your library card.

  • Humanities Source

    Articles & Essays, eBooks

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


  • IndieFlix

    Movies & Television

    IndieFlix is a global streaming service that promotes and supports social impact films to create positive change in the world. Note: IndieFlix is part of Libby, you must be logged in to your Libby account in order to access IndieFlix. If necessary, login to Libby and try the link again.


  • Jewish Studies Source

    Articles & Essays

    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.


  • Kanopy

    Movies & Television

    With Kanopy you will find movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films, and educational videos that inspire, enrich and entertain.

  • Kelley Blue Book

    Resources

    KBB.com gives you everything you need to research a new, certified (CPO) or used car, compare cars, find cars for sale and make a well-informed decision. They are a guide for everything automotive, whether you’re just checking your current car’s value, actively looking for your next car, or ready to buy. They are also an extensive sources for motorcycle values on the internet.


  • LearningExpress Library

    Articles & Essays, Multimedia, Tutorials

    Includes a resume builder you can save, edit, and print. Over 700 courses, practice tests, tutorials, eBooks, and flashcards. Practice tests include ACT, SAT, PSAT and TOEFL, as well as trade certification, civil service, math and reading tests, and U.S. citizenship. Create a free account to access tools to help you do well on your college admissions tests and essay.

  • Libby

    Audiobooks, eBooks, Magazines

    Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. Libby is run by Download Destination, a group of libraries in the The Library Network. (TLN)

  • LOTE Online for Kids

    eBooks

    LOTE allows kids to enjoy the magic of books in LOTE (Languages Other Than English). Kids can also watch each LOTE title translated and narrated in English to help with reading and literacy development.


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    Mango Languages

    Tutorials

    Mango Languages – Select from 65 languages with these self-paced tutorials, including Japanese, Arabic, and European languages. Both basic and advanced, with coverage of conversation, grammar, and culture.  Also includes ESL courses customized to a variety of native speakers.

  • MasterFILE Complete

    eBooks, Magazines

    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.

  • MeL

    Resources

    Request materials from libraries throughout all of Michigan through the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

  • Middle Search Plus with EBSCOhost interface

    Magazines, Multimedia, Resources

    Magazines and reference books for middle school students. Includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents. Subjects include history, current events, science, sports, and biographies. Also includes photos, maps, and flags.

  • MyHeritage Library Edition

    Records, Resources

    Family history/genealogy 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.


  • NoveList K-8 Plus

    eBooks

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

  • NoveList Plus

    eBooks

    Contains information on over 260,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles. Features lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, Read-a-Like recommendations, and complete series information. Also includes reader ratings and reviews. Create your own reading wish list.


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    OverDrive

    Audiobooks, eBooks, Movies & Television

    Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide.


  • TumbleBook Library

    Audiobooks, eBooks

    TumbleBook Library is an online collection of read-along titles for K-12 students.  Features adjustable online text and complete audio narration. Includes chapter books and early readers, as well as classics.

  • Tutor.Com

    Resources, Tutorials

    With Tutor.Com get professional personalized help with your Homework. Create a free account with your AHPL library card!


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    World Book Early Learning

    Multimedia

    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.

  • World Book Kids

    Games, Multimedia

    Grades PreK-5. Easy-to-read content for elementary school learners. Hundreds of activities, science projects and experiments.


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