Research Databases

Use your library card number and PIN (Usually the last 4 numbers of your phone number) to access some of these resources.

   AtoZdatabases

Detailed information on 30 million businesses and executives and 2 million new businesses. 

   Coronavirus Research Database

Authoritative content related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. 

See also Merck Manual's Covid-19 resource.

Cultural information for countries and territories. Includes maps, statistics and recipes.

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   Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Provides researchers, allied health professionals, nurses, and medical educators access to scholarly journals on many medical disciplines, many of which are peer-reviewed.

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   Kanopy

Access streaming videos. Award-winning documentaries and acclaimed films, rare and hard-to-find titles, and classic films.

  ArtistWorks

Learn to play a musical instrument or improve your singing. Use your RBdigital account (or create an account) to sign in and start learning. Scroll down to "Education."

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   Auto Repair Source

Repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. 

   Creativebug 

Enjoy unlimited access to over 1000 online art and craft classes taught by expert instructors. 

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   Health Source: Consumer Edition

Subjects include fitness, nutrition, diabetes, aging, women's health, children's health, and more.

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   Hoopla

Borrow always available Audiobooks, Comics, eBooks, Music and Video. Apps are available for Apple and Android.

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   Learning Express Library

Practice tests: high school equivalency, college preparation, college, career, and adult learning.

Legal Infomation Reference Center

   Legal Information Reference Center

Search over 12,800 state-specific NOLO legal forms by topic including Adoption, Bankruptcy, Name Changes, and more. 

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  Lynda.com / LinkedIn Learning

Watch video tutorials to improve your software, technology, creative, and business skills.

The library will stop having access to Mango shortly, see Transparent Languages for language learning.

Learn a new language. Mango offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses.

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  MasterFILE Complete

Broad collection of popular full-text magazines and reference books. 

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  Merck Health
View information about medical topics, symptoms, emergencies, and drug Information

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  Merck Pet Health 

View information about pet health and medicine for dogs, cats, horses, birds and other pets.

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  Michigan Authors and Illustrators

Searchable database of Michigan authors and illustrators that provides biographical and contact information.

  Midland Historical Newspapers

(1870-1922) View digital scan of the early years of Midland newspapers. You can also see citations for the paper, 1963 - current.

  Michigan Laws

List of laws for the State of Michigan including Michigan Compiled Laws. Court Forms, Child Support and Public Acts

Mutual funds and stock information recommendations and education. Morningstar ratings, and investment indexes and groups. Use this link in the library.

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  MyHeritage

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).

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   Newspaper Source Plus

Includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires, and news magazines.  Primary full coverage newspapers are The Washington Post and USA Today.

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Search historical newspapers for Michigan.  Explore to find news, notices of births, marriages and deaths, sports, comics and high quality digital images.

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   Novelist

Explore fiction with this powerful database. Search by author, title, subject, series, genre, plot and more. Browse book lists, author read-a-likes, and book awards. Includes book discussion guides.

Novelist K-8 Plus

Novelist K-8 Plus

(Grades K-8) - Find just the right book by subject, age, awards, lexile reading levels, and State standards.

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   OverDrive 

Borrow popular eBooks and audiobooks. Read on your Kindle and apps are available for Apple and Android.

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  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.

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   Rb digital 

Borrow always available audiobooks and magazines. Also includes Transparent Languages to help you learn a new language and ArtistWorks for music classes

   

Directory of business and residential information. Also includes job postings and consumer/lifestyle marketing information.  (First time you access you will need to accept the Terms and Conditions.)

   Small Business Reference Center

Learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how-to guides, and magazine articles.

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   Tumblebooks
Always available and unlimited eBooks, animated talking picture books, graphic novels and audiobooks. No account required. 

Also:    TumbleMath

             TeenBookCloud
             AudioBookCloud       

             Romance BookCloud

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  Transparent Language

Learn a new language. Use your RBdigital account (or create an account) to sign in and start learning.

(In Library Use only)  Find extensive financial and statistical data on stocks. Includes recent news and analysis.

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   World Book Kids

Easy-to-read content for elementary school learners. 

Also:  Early World of Learning

          (PreK - Grade 3)

           Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos  

           (in Spanish)

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