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Academic OneFileAcademic OneFile - Premier source for peer-reviewed articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subject.   If you are using the database from outside of the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).  

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Website Logo - Copy - CopyBest History Websites - Annotated links to over 1,200 history sites categorized by time frame from prehistory to modern history as well as topics including American history, Europe, military history, and many more.  The games and animations are engaging for putting into action principles learned in the lessons.

BiographyBiography and Genealogy Master Index - Starting point to locate biographical entries on 5 million people, living and deceased, contained in more than 1,000 specialized biographical and genealogical sources. Contains citations only, not the full text of entries.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

BookflixBookFlix - Grades Pre K - 5. An interactive experience that allows beginning readers to explore fiction and non-fiction designed to increase understanding and fluency.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Britannica SchoolBritannica School - 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.  School code is mel5.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Britannica ElementaryBritannica 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.  School code is mel5. If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Britannica Learning ZoneBritannica School: Learning Zone - Pre K - 2.  Activity-centered learning to explore, play, read, and build technology skills. Letters, numbers, geography, shapes and much more are included.  School code is mel5.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Britannica MiddleBritannica School: Middle - Middle school.  Authoritative and visually engaging, Britannica goes beyond encyclopedia content alone, with downloadable videos and links to vetted websites.  School code is mel5.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Britannica School HighBritannica School: High - High school.  Primary sources for quick facts and in-depth information on history, geography, people, places, science, and much more geared toward high school and adult learners.  School code is mel5.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Business DecisionBusinessDecision - Company profiles, product/brand information with investment reports, rankings and market share data allow users to better penetrate the consumer marketplace.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Business InsightsBusiness Insights: Global - Combines an international perspective and sophisticated research tools with convenient access to a range of comprehensive learning materials.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Business USABusinessUSA: Financing - Discover state and federal funding resources based on location, financing needs, business ownership, and industry. 


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Chilton LibraryChilton Library - Authoritative car and truck repair information. Year, make, and model combinations from 1940 to the present. Videos, photos, wiring diagrams, diagnostics, and maintenance specifications.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Consumer ReportsConsumer Reports - This online version of the popular magazine provides access to print issues as well as special online-only content including videos, updates on product availability, and adds new products to previously published test results.  This database is provided by the Auburn Hills Public Library. (In Library Use Only)
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Demographics NowDemographics Now: Business and People - 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.   If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Digital History - CopyDigital History - American history reviews with built-in primary sources including audio, photos, movies, documents and topical links.

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Website Logo - Copy - CopyEDGAR Company Search - All companies, foreign and domestic, are required to file registration statements, periodic reports, and other forms electronically through EDGAR. Find links to a complete list of filings available through EDGAR and instructions for SEC forms and searching the EDGAR database.

Expanded Academic ASAPExpanded Academic ASAP - Magazine, newspaper and journal articles appropriate to college and university -level research from 1980 to the present.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

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FDsysFDSys (Federal Digital System) - Freely available materials. Online access to authentic Government information including Congressional, Presidential and Federal agency materials. Search, browse and download documents and publications.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

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Gale Directory LibraryGale Directory Library - Provides access to Ward's Business Directory of Private and Public Companies in Canada and Mexico, and Business Rankings Annual. Ward’s profiles over 51,000 companies, (approximately 18,000 in Canada and 33,000 in Mexico) listing the industries in which it operates, names of top executives, number of employees, the type of company it is, and financial performance. The eDirectory version also includes alternative mailing addresses, an expanded list of executives, and historical financial information. Business Rankings Annual (BRA) provides "top ten" rankings of companies, products, services, and business-related activities compiled from a variety of published sources.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Gale Legal FormsGale Legal Forms - Copies of actual forms and documents in Word format are provided to help users with their legal or business needs. Continuously updated to reflect current state laws, Also includes a law digest, legal questions and answers, and an attorney directory.  It is important to note that not all Michigan courts may accept the legal forms contained in this resource.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

GaleVirtualReferenceLibraryGale Virtual Reference Library - Encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office).  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Gale Virtual Reference BusinessGale Virtual Reference Library: Business Collection - Business-related titles pulled from Gale Virtual Reference Library.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL). 

General OneFileGeneral OneFile - One-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social sciences, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL). 

General Reference Center GoldGeneral Reference Center Gold - Integrates a variety of sources - newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Website Logo - Copy - CopyGrants and Related Resources - A compilation of resources for grant and financial aid seekers from Michigan State University.


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HealthWellnessHealth and Wellness Resource Center - Provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos from partner Healthology, Inc., articles from 2,200 general interest publications and links to reputable health websites in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles. Includes video.  Intended for information purposes only.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

HeritageQuestHeritageQuest Online - Includes all of the images, and extensive indexing, from the 1790 - 1940 U.S. federal censuses; more than 28,000 digitized book titles, including early family histories and local histories; more than 250 primary-source documents such as tax lists, city directories, probate records and more.  PERSI, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, the Freedman’s Bank Records, and the U.S. Serial Set Private Relief Actions, Memorials and Petitions are included.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL). 

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Infotrace Business CollectionInfoTrac Business Collection - Indexing, abstracts and full text for nearly 4,000 leading business and trade publications from international, US and regional news sources. Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Includes broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

InfoTrac NewsstandInfoTrac Newsstand - Collection of more than 1,000 newspapers from around the country and the world. Includes New York Times (1985-current) and limited runs of other Michigan newspapers.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

InfoTrac Student EditionInfoTrac Student Edition - Designed for high school students with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, podcasts, and reference books for information on current events, popular culture and more.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Website Logo - Copy - CopyInternet Archive - Experience the sights and sounds of history along with the primary texts. Search video, live music, audio, and texts from yesterday or decades past.


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kids infobitsKids InfoBits - Grades PreK - 5.  Especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more. Curriculum-related and age appropriate content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

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Learning Express LibraryLearning Express Library - Seven interactive learning centers of academic and licensing/certification practice tests, elementary level testing for math and reading, and skills building tools. If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL). 

LegalTracLegalTrac - Features a comprehensive collection of major legal publications and provides indexing for more than 1,500 major law reviews, legal newspapers, Bar Association journals, specialty publications, and international legal journals, including more than 250 full text titles. Included titles are selected on the basis of criteria provided by a special advisory committee of the American Association of Law Libraries. Also contains law-related articles from over 1,000 additional business and general interest titles.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL). 

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Mango LanguagesMango Languages - Select from 65 languages with these self-paced tutorials, including Japanese, Arabic, and European languages. Both basic and advanced, with coverage of conversation, grammar, and culture.  Also includes ESL courses customized to a variety of native speakers.  This database is paid for by the Auburn Hills Public Library.


Medline PlusMedlinePlus - 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.  Intended for informational purposes only.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL). 

Michigan Authors and illustratorsMichigan Authors & Illustrators - Searchable database of Michigan authors and illustrators that provides biographical and contact information.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL). 

Website Logo - Copy - CopyMichigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs - Services cover construction codes, corporations, securities & commercial licensing, fire services, health care, liquor control, administrative hearings, employment relations, public service commission, MIOSHA, regulatory reinvention, workers' compensation, and unemployment insurance.

Website Logo - Copy - CopyMichigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC): Access Capital - To start or to grow, find capital from a variety of sources - grants, venture capitalists, banks, and others.


MIOSHAMichigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) - Works collaboratively with employers and employees to protect the safety, health, and earned wages and fringe benefits of Michigan workers. Publications and educational materials are available as well as forms, free loan DVD library, and online training.



Michigana HistoryMichigana: Sources in U.S. History Online - This digital archive documents state history. Drawn from the Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 collection and other Gale sources, the archive provides access to a wide variety of documents: personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises and children's books.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL). 

michipreneur - CopyMichipreneur: Michigan Startup Funding - Startup funding sources in the online publication built to empower entrepreneurs, encourage investment, strengthen small business, and foster talent retention in Michigan.

myreadinglogMy Reading Log - My Reading Log helps you keep track of book and other items of interest to you.  It allows you to create lists of books or items in formats like audiobooks, ebooks, movies and music.  It allows you to sort your lists based on author, title and other categories.  It also lets you add notes and rating to your items.  My Reading Log was developed and is maintained by the TLN Technology Committee.

 

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NYTNew York Times - Full text: January 1, 1985 - current. Indexing: January 1, 1965 - current. Provides national and international news, opinion and commentary. National edition.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL). 

Novelistk8NoveList K - 8 Plus - Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading levels, Common Core standards; even books made into movies, and much more.  Read reviews and learn about the author.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Nursing Resource CenterNursing Resource Center - Designed for nursing students, brings together disease and drug overviews, care plans, relevant journal results and animated anatomy and physiology diagrams to complement the core encyclopedia texts. Information is written in accessible language for students completing class assignments and preparing for clinicals. Intended for informational purposes only.    If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

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Opposing Viewpoints - CopyOpposing Viewpoints in Context - A complete one-stop source for information on hundreds of today's hottest social issues, featuring continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into an engaging and user-friendly online experience.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

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Psychology CollectionPsychology Collection - Explores what makes people "tick" from childhood to death and gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops and diminishes over time.  Intended for informational purposes only.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

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Research in ContextResearch in Context - Grades 6-8.  Created specifically for middle-schoolers, this resource combines the best resource combines the best reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.  Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

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Small Business Resource CenterSmall Business Resource Center - Learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how-to guides, articles and websites.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

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TumblebookTumbleBook Library - An online collection of read-along titles for K-12 students.  Features adjustable online text and complete audio narration.  Includes chapter books and early readers, as well as classics.  This database is paid for by the Auburn Hills Public Library.

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Website Logo - Copy - CopyUS History - Three free online history textbooks covering US history from Native American Society to the new millennium; American  Government from the nature of government to comparative systems; and, Ancient Civilizations from "How We Know" to Central and South American Empires.

Website Logo - Copy - CopyUSA.GOV: Government - Grades 6 - 8.  Homework resources for grades 6-8. Includes information on making laws, presidents, how the federal government works, and government jobs.

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World Book Early WorldWorld Book: Early World of Learning - A wealth of resources to help preschoolers and children in the early grades grasp critical early childhood themes. 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.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

World Book KidsWorld Book Kids - Grades PreK - 5.  Contains eight major subject categories: Arts, History and Government, Living Things, People, Places, Science and Mathematics, Sports and Hobbies, and World Religions. Has full-featured pictures, sounds and videos.  If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here.  This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

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