Databases A-C
AncestryGenealogy.  Offering a new, simplified search screen and contains the following enhancements not previously available in MeL: Passenger lists from all major U.S. ports including New York, San Francisco, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore and New Orleans; Naturalization records ranging from 1700 to 1900; Immigration records for more than 100 countries Increase of more than 10 million names; an improved viewer for documents.  Only available inside the library.
Automate: General interest.  Repair information and schedules, diagrams, parts and labor estimates, service alerts, and recalls. Covers thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.
Biography  Reference Center:  Genealogy/History. More than 450,000 biographies. Includes complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine as well as thousands of narrative biographies.
Britannica School:  Suite of Britannica School resources at four levels – Learning Zone, Elementary, Middle, and High. School code is mel5. 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. School code is mel5. Find information on countries, animals, and people in articles, media, and a world atlas. Watch and learn with videos, games, and activities.
Britannica School – High:  High School and adult. School code is mel5. Primary sources for quick facts and in-depth information on history, geography, people, places, science, and much more. Biographies, world atlas, countries comparison, articles and interactive resources are available.
Britannica School – Learning Zone:  Pre K – 2nd grade. School code is mel5. Activity-centered learning to explore, play, read, and build technology skills. Letters, numbers, geography, shapes and much more are included. Britannica Learning Zone requires Adobe Flash Player to be enabled on your browser.
Britannica School – Middle:  Grades 5-7. Homework help and discovery learning. School code is mel5. Explore maps, photos, articles, famous people and places, compare countries, and tour the U.S.A.
Business Book Summaries: Business. 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: Career. 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.
Computer Skills Tutorial: Technology. 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: Health and General interest. Supports the health and wellness information needs of patients. Covers mainstream medicine as well as complementary and holistic medicine

Databases D-F
Demographics Now:  Business. Researchers and entrepreneurs are provided with comprehensive business and demographic information valuable to assess business viability, create sales leads and marketing mailing lists, complete location analyses and business plans, analyze population trends, find potential sponsors and donors and much more.  This versatile database is useful for those who want to start a business as well as those who want to take their established business to the next level.
Early World of Learning:  Grades PreK-3. Follow Trek and Taffy the cat around the world learning about colors, numbers and other fun things. Strengthen reading foundations with stories, activities and videos. Explore the Know It encyclopedia designed especially for early readers.  Includes materials for educators.
eBook Collection:  General interest. Full text.  Over 20,000 eBooks available on all topics.
eBook K-8 Collection:  K-8. Fiction and nonfiction books you can read online – for school and for fun.  Search for what you want.  Picture books, homework topics, languages learning.  Online help available too.
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos:  Grades PreK – 5. Bilingual resources – visual dictionary, world of animals, encyclopedia articles, and Spanish language newspapers.  Eight categories to browse: arts, history and government, people, places, plants and animals, science and mathematics, sports and hobbies, and world religions.  The visual dictionary includes thousands of images and more than 12,000 labels.  Save, print, or email content.
ERIC (full version):  Educators, researchers, and general interest. Abstracts and/or Full text.  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 Public Libraries: General interest. Arts, biography, business, current events, geography and culture, health, history and social science, science and math.
FDSys (Federal Digital System):   General interest. Freely available materials. Online access to authentic Government information including Congressional, Presidential and Federal agency materials. Search, browse and download documents and publications.
Databases G-I
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition: College and health.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: General interest and education. 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: History. Documents, photos, maps, film, and video from leading history journals. Also includes biographies of historical figures.
Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center: General interest. Subject areas include arts & crafts; games & electronics; models; needlework; outdoors & nature; and scrapbooking & paper craft.
Home Improvement Reference Center: General interest. Includes maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, plumbing, wood projects, outdoor improvements, decorating, home & garden, etc. Includes more than 130 reference books.
Humanities Source: High school and adult. Covers literary, scholarly, and creative thought. Ideal for students, researchers, and educators interested in the humanities.
Databases K-M

LearningExpress Library:  Test Prep/Jobs/Careers. An online learning platform of seven interactive learning centers for academic and licensing/certification practice tests, elementary level testing for math and reading, and skill-building tools. Learning Centers include: High School Equivalency, College Preparation, College, Career, Adult Learning, School, and Recursos para Hispanohablantes.  Learning Centers offer the practice tests, exercise, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want – at school, at work, or in life.  A free user accounts to login to the Learning Centers must be created.

Legal Information Reference Center: General interest/legal. 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 Source: Professional. A scholarly resource of current issues, studies, and trends of the legal world. For attorneys, educators, business people, law librarians, students, and paralegals.
MedlinePlus:  Patients and health professionals.  Intended for informational purposes only. Covers all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing. Learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find the meanings of words, view medical videos or illustrations, get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition.  National Institute of Health’s website for patients and their families and friends produced by the National Library of Medicine.
Michigan Authors and Illustrators:  General interest. Searchable database of Michigan authors and illustrators that provides biographical and contact information. Indicates whether person will do library presentations.
Michigan Materials from the Library of Michigan: General interest. Contains information about Michigan facts and links to the Michigan Collection including County Guides, Historical Research Collections, Michigan Imprints 1851-1876, Michigan Bibliographies and the Michigan Digital Collections.
Databases N-Z
Newspaper Source Plus: General interest. 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.

NoveList K-8 Plus:  K-8. Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading levels, State standards; even books made into movies, and much more.  Read reviews and learn about the author.  Create your own reading wish list.

NoveList Plus: General interest. 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.
OAIster (free version):   General interest. Catalog of more than 30 million records of digitized materials from open-archive collections worldwide.  Includes books, articles and multimedia, representing multidisciplinary resources from more than 1,500 contributors worldwide.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context:   Middle school through college undergraduate and General user.  Full-text.  Features contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues. Continuously updated pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, primary source documents, biographies, court-case overviews, periodical articles, tables/chart/graphs, and more.  Contains more than 700 Greenhaven Press, Gale, Macmillan Reference USA™, Charles Scribner’s Sons® and U-X-L titles.
Psychology and Behavioral Science Collection: General interest and professional.Covers a broad range of subjects in the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences, and related disciplines. For psychologists, counselors, researchers, and students.

Romulus Historic Newspapers:  General interst/genealogy/history.  Access to the full text of the Romulus Roman from 1968-1993.  Access the electronic edition of the Romulus Roman / The Eagle as a publication of Associated Press here.  Online files must be searched separately. However, if you need assistance and would like a Librarian to run a search for you, please call the library at 734-942-7589.  **Access to this digital content is a work in progress.  Active (colored) links may be viewed.  More digitization is currently in progress.
Small Business Reference Center:   Business and general interest. 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.
Turfgrass Information File (TGIF):   General interest. Over 50% full text content. 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.  Updated on a continuous basis.  Guided and power search options.
World Book Kids:  Grades PreK – 5.  Contains nine content categories: Pictures and Videos, World of Animals, Activities, Maps and More, Games, Important People, Compare Places, Science Projects, and Dictionary. Also includes support and educator sections.
WorldCat (free version):  General interest. Search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world for popular books, music CDs and videos.