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Resources Available Through the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)

MeL eBooks from netLibrary
MeL eBooks are electronic versions of printed books. eBooks can be viewed online at the library or at home. Browse eBooks for quick research and reference or check them out and read them at your leisure.

Practice tests include postal worker, federal clerical, advanced placements, GED preparation, armed services, law enforcement, ACT, SAT, GRE, EMS, ESL, basic skills, and fourth-grade skills, among others. Register at the library.

Internet Sites
The topics with titles in the format "visit MeL____ Best of the Internet" allow users to drill down and search by topic to find Internet sites containing information on the topic.

General Topics
Expanded Academic ASAP from arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines from 1980 to present. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images.

General Reference Center Gold articles of general interest from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals, many with full-text and images from 1980 to present.

InfoTrac OneFile with Ingenta Full text news and periodical articles, many with images, on a wide range of topics from 1980 to present. Updated daily.

WilsonSelect Plus Full text articles in science, humanities, education and business from 1994 to present.

General Business File 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 from 1980 to present.

eLibrary Elementary for elementary school children. Subject, author, title searches can be made on books, newspapers, magazines, maps, pictures, and audiovisuals.

Kids InfoBits for research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content.

ERIC Journal articles and report literature in education from 1966 to present.

InfoTrac K12 Professional Collection Educational journals picked for their relevance in the modern world for today's professional.

Ancestry Library Edition records for researching family histories. You must be in a library to access this database.

CINAHL Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature full text journal articles from 1982 to present from nursing, allied health, biomedical, consumer health fields.

Health and Wellness Resource Center includes a medical encyclopedia, drug and herb finder, health organization directory, medical dictionary, alternative health encyclopedia, current newspaper articles on health, directory of health assessment websites, and links to additional health-related websites from 1980 to present.

Health Reference Center Academic full text journal articles on: fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, occupational health and safety, alcohol and drug abuse, HMOs, prescription drugs, etc. from 1980 to present.

MEDLINE full text journal articles in all areas of medicine, including dental and nursing.

InfoTrac Custom Newspapers Custom Newspapers Collection of 150 full text newspapers from around the country and the world.

NewsBank Michigan Newspapers full text newspapers from Michigan.

Clase Periodica Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities. Clase from 1975 to present. Periodica from 1978 to present.

Computer Database Computer-related product introductions, news and reviews for hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology from 1980 to present.

Turfgrass Information File (TGIF) MSU Turfgrass Information Center Online information service made available by the United States Golf Association of interest to golfers, golf course owners and designers.

Specialized Resources
ArticleFirst index of articles from the contents pages of journals from 1990 to present with list of libraries that own the journal.

ECO - Electronic Collections Online collection of scholarly journals from 1995 to present.

Michigan Authors and Illustrators Authors and illustrators born or living in Michigan and works set in Michigan. Search by name, location, genre, etc. for: biographies, lists of works, bibliographies of works about the author, availability for speaking events and more.

PapersFirst index of papers presented at conferences worldwide from 1993 to present.

ProceedingsFirst locate conference proceedings.

Union Lists List of periodicals held by OCLC member libraries from August 1, 2003 to present.

What Do I Read Next? includes recommended titles, plot summaries, and awards information. A monthly highlights page allows the user to see selections of award winners, upcoming titles, and titles that revolve around different subjects each month.

World Almanac Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia and four almanacs from 1998 to present. Good for biographies, encyclopedia entries, facts, and statistics.

WorldCat Catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.

Young Adult
InfoTrac Junior Edition for students in junior high and middle school. Full text articles from magazines, newspapers and reference books from 2000 to present.

InfoTrac Student Edition for high school students. 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, and sports.

SIRS Discoverer Deluxe magazine articles on all topics appropriate for middle and high school students. It also contains an encyclopedia, almanac, dictionary, and thesaurus. This application has a tutorial.