Alphabetized Databases

SSLDL Resources

Ancestry Library Edition
Genealogy resources, including census images. REMOTE ACCESS ENABLED.

HelpNow provides differentiated learning solutions for students of diverse needs and backgrounds. Students communicate with live, online tutors using an interactive, virtual whiteboard to chat, write, draw, copy/paste text or images, and graph homework problems. HelpNow also offers skill-building and test preparation. All live tutoring sessions are saved and can be replayed as well as shared with friends and teachers.
VetNow helps veterans transition to civilian life through live, interactive career assistance, academic tutoring, and much more.

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
The world’s largest independent product-testing organization. They provide expert buying advice, recommendations, and ratings on thousands of consumer products each year using their state-of-the-art labs, auto test center, and survey research center.

Experience the joy of making with thousands of award-winning video classes taught by top designers and artists.

KDL StoryCompass™
Find recommendations based on your favorite genres, authors, books, or movies!  Search or Select A Category!

KDL What'sNext ®
KDL's What's Next®: Books in Series database helps you search series fiction.

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.

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.

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

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

Reference Solutions
Formerly known as ReferenceUSA. Provides 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 Reference Solutions? Try these video tutorials. Is your business not in the database? Just fill out the form!

*Please note:  If unable to access Reference Solutions remotely using Google Chrome, please try using a
different internet browser.  The most recent version of Chrome has been known to cause access issues.*

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.

Michigan eLibrary (MeL) Resources 

Academic Search Complete 
A source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, and other subjects.

Auto Repair Source
Designed for touch-enabled devices such as laptops and tablets, Auto Repair Source offers a user-friendly search experience and access to a wealth of information to help users diagnose, repair, and maintain today's complex vehicles. Diagrams and images can be easily magnified and printed.

Biography Reference Center 
This index contains citations that point to over 15 million biographies of nearly 5 million people, living and deceased, from all time periods, geographical locations, and fields of endeavor.

Britannica Fundamentals
Pre K -2nd grade. Play and read to learn letters, numbers, shapes, animals, and more.

Britannica School 
Nonfiction content geared for K-12 students. Includes over 132,000 encyclopedia articles, 103,000 images, 7,500 multimedia elements, more than 27,000 eBooks, and novels, and essays. Tools include translation for 50+ languages and read-aloud functionality. Includes Lexile ranges and alignment with the Michigan Department of Education Academic Standards across a variety of subjects.; Michigan residents or Michigan library and school access only.

     Britannica School - Elementary

Britannica School - High

     Britannica School - Middle

Business Book Summaries 
Research and analyze companies, industries, and economies around the world.

Career Preparation from LearningExpress Library

Caribbean Search

Central & Eastern European Academic Source

College Admissions Test Preparation from LearningExpress Library

College Students from LearningExpress Library

Computer Skills Tutorial from LearningExpress Library

Consumer Health Complete 

Demographics Now: Business & People 
Robust and highly-detailed demographic data, ideal for gaining consumer and market insight as you consider opening a business, finding an audience for your products, analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population, and more.

eBook Academic Collection

eBook Business Collection
A key resource for academic and business school libraries.

eBook Public Library Collection
A large collection of reference books featuring titles for both adults and kids. Covers a wide variety of topics from self-help and fitness to cooking and personal finance. You may access the full text of these eBooks from your computer, or download titles to the most popular portable devices.

eBook Collection

eBook High School Collection

eBook K-8 Collection
Titles that support K-8 students across all subject areas. It also features a selection of teacher resources to support educators and administrators including Common Core alignment. You may access the full text of these eBooks from your computer, or download titles to the most popular portable devices.

EBSCO eResources (All EBSCOhost eResources)

Education Source

Encyclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

Encyclopedia of Associations (Gale Directory Library)

Entrepreneurial Studies Source

Environment Complete

ERIC: Education Resources Information Center

Explora for Educators

Explora for High Schools

Explora for Middle Schools

Explora for Elementary Schools

Explora for Public Libraries

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

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

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. It 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

History Reference Center

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
Subject areas include arts & crafts; games & electronics; models; needlework; outdoors & nature; and scrapbooking & papercraft. Michigan residents or Michigan library and school access only.

 Home Improvement Reference Center

Includes maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, plumbing, wood projects, outdoor improvements, decorating, home & garden, etc. Includes more than 130 reference books.

Humanities Source
Covers literary, scholarly, and creative thought. Ideal for students, researchers, and educators interested in the humanities.

Jewish Studies Source
Offers a multidisciplinary view of the study of Jewish civilization, from its historical origins to the present. Nearly 350 biographies of leading historical and contemporary Jewish figures

Job & Career Accelerator
Search for jobs and internships. School and scholarship finder. Career match tool. eBooks covering topics such as how to interview and network.

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

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

Literary Reference Center
Includes over 14,000 short stories and 54,000+ poems. Covers information on thousands of authors and their works. Topics include plot summaries, literary criticism, book reviews, novels, and author interviews.

Library & Information Science Source

MAS Complete

MasterFILE Complete

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

Michigan History Magazine

Middle Search Plus

My Heritage
Family history/genealogy 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); census of England and Wales (1841-1901); U.S. World War II Army Enlistment as well as records of Union and Confederate Civil War soldiers. Over 2 billion family trees.

Newspaper Source Plus
Includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires, and news magazines.

NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList Plus

Opposing Viewpoints
Information on social issues, viewpoint articles, overviews, statistics, and full-text articles.


Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

Points of View

Political Science Complete

Primary Search

Professional Development Collection

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

Read It!

Recursos Para Hispanohablantes from Learning Express Library

Referencia Latina

Regional Business News

School Center from LearningExpress Library

Science Reference Center

Small Business Reference Center

Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Repair guides for small engines and routine maintenance (tune-ups, brake service, etc.). It also includes guides on extensive repairs such as engine and transmission disassembly. Coverage includes lawnmowers, motorcycles, tractors, and snowmobiles. 

Turfgrass Information Center

Vocational Studies Premier

World Book Early Learning

World Book Kids