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