Online Databases

ACADEMIC ONEFILE
Full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources
Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects

ANCESTRY LIBRARY EDITION
This database offers full-text information on genealogy resources

BIOGRAPHY & GENEALOGY MASTER INDEX
Indexes current and the most important retrospective works/reference sources that cover individuals, both living and deceased, from every field of activity and from all areas of the world
Bibliographic citations only — no full-text

BIOGRAPHY IN CONTEXT
This is a comprehensive online biographical reference database that combines approximately 50 of the most frequently consulted Gale biographical databases with more than 250 full-text periodicals

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

BOOKS & AUTHORS
Readers’ advisory that allows users to broaden and narrow searches according to author, title, series, awards and other criteria
Books & Authors replaced What Do I Read Next?

BUSINESS DECISION
Detailed company profiles, product and brand information
Includes investment reports, rankings and market share data

BUSINESS INSIGHTS: GLOBAL
Combines international perspective and sophisticated research tools
Resource especially useful to business faculty and students

CHILTONLIBRARY.COM
Most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners
There are thousands of year, make, and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models

COMPUTER DATABASE
Over 2,687,481 articles from journals, trade magazines and popular computing magazines

CONSUMER REPORTS.ORG
CU publishes Consumer Reports, one of the top-ten-circulation magazines in the country, and ConsumerReports.org, which has the most subscribers of any Web site of its kind, in addition to two newsletters, Consumer Reports on Health and Consumer Reports Money Adviser

CULTUREGRAMS–In-Library Use
CULTUREGRAMS–Remote Access
Concise, reliable, and up-to-date information on the cultures of the world, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world’s people

DEMOGRAPHICS NOW: BUSINESS & PEOPLE
Business and demographic information valuable to assess business viability and much more

EARLY WORLD OF LEARNING
Early elementary: Follow Trek and Taffy the cat around the world learning about colors, numbers and other fun things

EBOOK K-8 COLLECTION
Fiction and nonfiction books that can read online – for school and for fun

EBOOKS ON EBSCOHOST
Over 20,000 eBooks available on all topics (formerly NetLibrary)

eLIBRARY
Recommended for: Upper Elementary through High School. ? Video, audio, books, pictures, magazines, maps, newspapers, & transcripts of TV and radio shows

eLIBRARY ELEMENTARY
Video, audio, books, pictures, magazines, maps, newspapers, & transcripts of TV and radio shows

ENCICLOPEDIA ESTUDIANTIL HALLAZGOS
A bilingual visual dictionary including thousands of images and more than 12,000 labels for early learners

ERIC (free version)
Annotated references to non-journal material issued in the monthly Resources in Education (RIE) and to journal articles issued in the monthly Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE)

EXPANDED ACADEMIC ASAP
Magazine, newspaper and journal articles appropriate to college and university-level research

FDSYS (Federal Digital System)
Official Federal Government publications including Congressional, Presidential and Federal agency materials

FOUNDATION CENTER – FOUNDATION DIRECTORY
FOUNDATION CENTER – FOUNDATION GRANTS TO INDIVIDUALS

Established in 1956 and today supported by close to 600 foundations, the Foundation Center is a national nonprofit service organization recognized as the nation’s leading authority on organized philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust. Its audiences include grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, the media, and the general public. The Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. grantmakers and their grants; issues a wide variety of print, electronic, and online information resources; conducts and publishes research on trends in foundation growth, giving, and practice; and offers an array of free and affordable educational programs. The Foundation Center is accessible at the Graubner Branch of Romeo District Library.

GALE DIRECTORY LIBRARY
Ward’s Business Directory of Private and Public Companies in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, and Business Rankings Annual

GALE VIRTUAL REFERENCE LIBRARY–Part 1
GALE VIRTUAL REFERENCE LIBRARY–Part 2
Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research

GALE VIRTUAL REFERENCE LIBRARY: BUSINESS COLLECTION
Database of business-related titles pulled from Gale Virtual Reference Library

GENERAL BUSINESSFILE ASAP
Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics
Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available

GENERAL ONEFILE
News and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social sciences, sports, technology, and many general interest topics

GENERAL REFERENCE CENTER GOLD
General interest magazines, business periodicals, reference books, maps, historical images, and newspaper articles

HEALTH & WELLNESS RESOURCE CENTER
Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos from partner Healthology, Inc., and articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Thomson Gale reference titles

HEALTH REFERENCE CENTER ACADEMIC
Access to professional and personal health magazines, journals and reference sources

HERITAGE QUEST ONLINE–In-Library Use
HERITAGE QUEST ONLINE–Remote Access
Includes all of the images and extensive indexing from the 1790 – 1930 U.S. federal censuses
Offers more than 22,000 digitized book titles, including early family histories and local histories

INFORME! EN ESPANOL
Recommended for: Spanish Language Resources. Una colecci?n de revistas hisp?nicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnolog?a, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.

INFOTRAC JUNIOR EDITION
Access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and mores

INFOTRAC NEWSSTAND
A collection of more than 1,000 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading title from around the world

INFOTRAC STUDENT EDITION
Access to indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more

JOB AND CAREER ACCELERATOR
Easy-to-use online application combining everything you need for a successful job search

KIDS INFOBITS
Database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5
Covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more

LANSING STATE JOURNAL
Coverage (2002-Present) for the newspaper from the state capital of Michigan

LEARNINGEXPRESS LIBRARY
Completely interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass

LEGAL FORMS LIBRARY
Copies of actual forms and documents to help users with legal needs
For business, personal or litigation purposes

LEGALTRAC
Indexing for more than 1,400 titles including major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals
Law-related articles from over 1,000 additional business and general interest titles

LITERATURE RESOURCE CENTER
Provides access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline

THE MAKING OF MODERN MICHIGAN
Michigan’s unique heritage is represented through photographs, family papers, oral histories, genealogical materials and much more from local history collections around the state

MAKING THE RIGHT CONNECTION
A user-friendly directory for Macomb County school personnel to help link students and their families with community services

MEDLINEPLUS (free version)
Covers all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing
From the National Library of Medicine

MeLCAT
A catalog of materials available through Michigan libraries
Patrons of participating libraries can order items from other statewide participating libraries and have them delivered to their local library branch

MICHIGAN AUTHORS & ILLUSTRATORS
A searchable database of Michigan authors and illustrators
Provides biographical and contact information

MICHIGANA (SABIN COLLECTION): SOURCES IN U.S. HISTORY ONLINE
Digital archive that documents state history including: personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises and children’s books

NEW YORK TIMES
The daily newspaper New York Times 1995-present.

NOVELIST K-8 PLUS
Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading levels, Common Core standards

NURSING RESOURCE CENTER
Disease and drug overviews, care plans, relevant journal results and animated anatomy and physiology diagrams to complement the core encyclopedia texts

OAISTER (free version)
This catalog of digitized materials includes books, articles and multimedia, representing multidisciplinary resources from more than 1,000 contributors worldwide

OPPOSING VIEWPOINTS IN CONTEXT
Features contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues

OVERDRIVE
Overdrive is a downloadable media shared collection, which includes audiobooks, video and music
Now you can browse and download titles from the comfort of your home- 24/7! Check out, download, and enjoy!

REFERENCE USA
ReferenceUSA helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analyses, raise funds, and locate people. The database provides real-time access to more than 20 million businesses and 222 million consumers. ReferenceUSA’s quality information helps researchers, students, and job-seekers answer a wide variety of questions.

SIRS DISCOVERER DELUXE
Recommended for: K-9. A children’s database of articles, books, video, audio on all topics
All full text

SIRS RENAISSANCE
Architecture and design, culture, literature, multimedia, music, performing arts, philosophy and religion, and visual arts
Full text

SLC DIGITAL MEDIA ARCHIVE
Historical and genealogical materials in digital form
Old pictures, maps, and documents from Macomb County, Troy, and Harper Woods

SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCE CENTER
Learn how to start, finance or manage your small business
Includes sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites

TAX FORMS MICHIGAN STATE
Link to the Michigan Electronic Library tax forms page

TAX FORMS USA FEDERAL
Link to IRS.GOV

TURFGRASS INFORMATION FILE (TGIF)
This combined collection is recognized as the most extensive public collection of turfgrass material in existence

WORKFORCE SKILLS FOR 21st CENTURY SUCESS
Includes workplace writing, communication and math skills; job search assistance including resume writing, interviewing and more

WORLDBOOK KIDS
Contains Arts, History and Government, People, Places, Plants and Animals, Science and Mathematics, Sports and Hobbies, and World Religions

WORLDCAT (free version)
The world’s largest online catalog of books and magazines
Includes a description of the item and which libraries own the item

ZINIO (Digital Magazines)
Zinio for libraries, the world’s largest newsstand, offers full-color, interactive digital magazines
Browse from your library’s collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can downl