Databases by Subject

Automobile & Engine Repair Information

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

Chiltonlibrary.Com
Step-by-step service and repair procedures, maintenance schedules, and labor estimating tool for each specific vehicle to help you confidently determine your next move. Vacuum and wiring diagrams simplify troubleshooting and help explain system operation, and close-up photographs and illustrations provide visual support. Also ASE test prep quizzes for the most popular certification exams. And it's all available to print!

Consumer Reports Online
Provides clear reviews of commonly purchased products. Consumer Reports uses careful research, consumer insights, journalism, and policy expertise to help you inform purchase decisions. Also works to improve the products and services that businesses deliver, and drive regulatory and fair competitive practices.

Small Engine Repair
Repair guides for small engines and routine maintenance (tune-ups, brake service, etc.). Also includes guides on extensive repairs such as engine and transmission disassembly. Coverage includes lawn mowers, motorcycles, tractors, and snowmobiles. More than 450 full text reference books with photos and illustrations, information on more than 25 years of engine models, and coverage of more than 90,000 repairs

Books & Reading

eBooks
Over 15,000 digital titles are available for download to your computer.

eBook Academic Collection
FULL TEXT TITLES: 172,300+ Thousands of titles ranging from literary criticism to health, mathematics, sports, and religion. You may access the full text of these eBooks from your computer, or download titles to most popular portable devices..

eBooks High School Collection
FULL TEXT TITLES: 9,800+ For high school students and educators. There is a selection of teacher resources and titles align with Common Core Curriculum Standards. You may access the full text of these eBooks from your computer, or download titles to most popular portable devices.

eBook K-8 Collection
Fiction and non-fiction books that can be read online. Picture books, homework topics, language learning.

eBook Business Collection   
FULL TEXT TITLES: 17,700+ A key resource for academic and business school libraries. You may access the full text of these eBooks from your computer, or download titles to most popular portable devices.

Michigan Authors & Illustrators
Searchable database providing biographical and contact information.

Novelist Plus
Choose your next read ... by genre, read alike, next in the series and more!.

Novelist K-8 Plus
Choose your next read for ages K-8 ... by genre, read alike, next in the series and more!.

Business & Investment

Business Insights: Global
Detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports. Thousands of company histories and industry essays from Gale's core business collection. Case studies, scholarly journals, and business news for deep research coverage of global economies.

eBook Business Collection   
A key resource for academic and business school libraries. You may access the full text of these eBooks from your computer, or download titles to most popular portable devices.

Legal Forms
Access to thousands of legal forms available with more forms being added daily. Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues.

Morningstar investment Center
Comprehensive financial information on stocks, mutual funds and market trends. Morningstar offers only a single user at a time. Please try back later if unable to access. Login from inside the Library | Login in from outside the Library Password is first five digits of your library card, if prompted.

Reference USA 
Detailed information on millions of U.S. and Canadian businesses; searchable by company name, geographic area, yellow pages heading, and more. Additional databases cover U.S. Healthcare and Consumers/Lifestyles. Updated annually. New to ReferenceUSA? Try these video tutorials.

Small Business Reference Center
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.

Value Line Investments
The uncontested authority in reliable, unbiased information, Value Line puts you in the driver’s seat with accurate and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies.

Education

Learning Express Library   
A comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help student and adult learners succeed on academic or licensing tests.

Lynda   
Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

Genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition
Genealogy resources, including census images. No remote access - you must come in to the library to use this database.

My Heritage Library Edition   
Contains census data, family records and local histories.

General Reference & Articles

Academic Search Complete   
Designed for academic institutions. Comprehensive, multi-disciplinary resource of scholarly research. Coverage on a wide range of topics. Includes peer-reviewed full text resources for STEM research. Social sciences and the humanities also covered.

Consumer Reports Online  
Product ratings and research.

Gale Virtual Reference Library   
Encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

Health & Medical Information

Health Source - Consumer Edition
Subjects include fitness, nutrition, diabetes, aging, women's health, children's health, and more. Information comes from magazines, books, Clinical Reference System reports, and pamphlets.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
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.

Language

Mango Languages
Equipped with interactive learning activities, a personalized review system, and universally standardized content in our most popular courses, the updated Mango Learning System is designed to adapt to individual language pathways, preparing learners for realistic conversations and strengthening everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages, including English.

SCOLA 
Learn a language, watch international TV, listen to international radio, and more.

Legal Information/Law

Legal Forms
Access to thousands of legal forms available with more forms being added daily. Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues.

Legal Information Reference Center
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
A scholarly resource of current issues, studies, and trends of the legal world. For attorneys, educators, business people, law librarians, students, and paralegals.

Newspapers.

New York Times
Full-text articles are available for all content post-1980. Articles from 1851-1980 are available either in full-text or partial articles.

Newsstand
Papers from around the country and the world.

Kid's Picks

Brittanica Learning Zone 
Pre K - 2nd grade. Activity-centered learning to explore, play, read, and build technology skills.Letters, numbers, geography, shapes and much more are included. 

Brittanica School - Elementary 
Grades 3-4. Find information on countries, animals, and people in articles, media, and a world atlas.  Watch and learn with videos, games, and activities.

Brittanica School - Middle
Grades 5-7. Homework help and discovery learning. Explore maps, photos, articles, famous people and places, compare countries, and tour the U.S.A.

Early World of Learning 
Recommended for: Early elementary. Learning about colors, numbers and other fun things. Strengthen reading foundations with stories, activities and videos. Includes materials for educators. For ages 3-8

Research in Context  
Includes the most-studied topics for grades 6-8 - literature, science, social studies, and U.S. and world history. Designed to develop learning skills to launch 6-8 graders into high school and beyond.

World Book Kids
Easy to use online encyclopedia in eight major subject categories: Arts, History and Government, People, Places, Plants and Animals, Science and Mathematics, Sports and Hobbies, World Religions. Has full-featured pictures, sounds and videos. 

World Book Online
Premier online reference source containing every article from the 22-volume print edition plus state-of-the-art multimedia, maps and editor-reviewed web sites.

Teen's Picks

Brittanica School - High  
High School and adult. 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.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Information on social issues with viewpoint articles, overviews, statistics, and full-text articles. Great for debates.