Alpha Listing of Databases

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Name Description
60 Minutes: 1997-2014 Two decades of television’s most preeminent program online.
MeL logoAcademic Search Complete (EBSCO) 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.
MeL logoAgricola (EBSCO) From the National Agricultural Library. Contains citations about all aspects of agriculture and related fields. Includes: journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports
MeL logoAlt HealthWatch (EBSCO) Provides information on complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to healthcare and wellness. Sources include journals (some peer-reviewed) and reports.
MeL logoArt & Architecture Source (EBSCO) Covers fine, decorative, and commercial arts. Also covers architecture and architectural design. Features full text articles and indexing and abstracts for journals, books, podcasts, and more. Art Source includes periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch. For use by art scholars, artists, designers, students, and general researchers.
MeL logoAssociates Programs Source (EBSCO) Articles on topics often taught in community colleges. Topics include: accounting, agriculture, child care, cosmetology, cooking, food service, forestry, graphic arts, hospitality management, interior design, plumbing, heating & air conditioning, and welding.
MeL logo AtoZdatabases Detailed information on 30 million businesses and executives and 2 million new businesses.  Includes data on over 200 million residents as well as new movers/homeowners.  Special features include a background and criminal history search.  Information provided on U.S. healthcare professionals.  Includes a jobs database and email marketing.
Audiobook Collection (EBSCO) A collection of classic books in audio format.  Check them out for up to 21 days, and download it to your device to listen with the EBSCO audiobook app.
MeL logoAutoMate (EBSCO) Articles on topics often taught in community colleges. Topics include: accounting, agriculture, child care, cosmetology, cooking, food service, forestry, graphic arts, hospitality management, interior design, plumbing, heating & air conditioning, and welding.
MeL logoBiography Reference Center (EBSCO) More than 450,000 biographies. Includes complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine as well as thousands of narrative biographies.
MeL logoBusiness Book Summaries (EBSCO) Provides concise, comprehensive summaries of the best business books. Professionals and students can use these to keep up with the latest information in the business world.
 Business ebook Collection (EBSCO) Electronic books selected to assist students and scholars with business research, special projects, and entrepreneurial needs.
 Business Source Complete (EBSCO) With premium full-text content and peer-reviewed business journals, this database is an essential tool for business students. It covers all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, banking, finance and more.
Chronicle of Higher Education (On Campus Only) News, information and jobs for college and university faculty and administrators.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCO) Complete information from more than 50 Nursing specialties.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (EBSCO) (EBSCO) Internationally recognized as the highest standard in evidence-based health care.
Community College ebook Collection (EBSCO) Focused on the academic and trade information needs of community colleges, this multidisciplinary collection contains more than 48,800 titles, including over 4,100 Workforce Development titles.
MeL logoConsumer Health Complete (EBSCO) Supports the health and wellness information needs of patients. Covers mainstream medicine as well as complementary and holistic medicine.
MeL logoConsumer Reports (EBSCO) 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.
Credo Reference Library A reference collection from over 50 publishers.
MeL logoDemographics Now (Infotrac) Business and residential tool providing access to demographic data. Drill down to the city or even neighborhood level. Identify markets and audiences in your community. Ideal for supporting small business and local economic development activities. Strong tool for businesses and non-profits alike.
Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source (EBSCO) Covers all facets of dentistry, including public health, endodontics, facial pain & surgery, pediatric dentistry and prosthodontics.
eBooks (EBSCO) Digital books accessible from your computer.
MeL logoeBook Academic Collection (EBSCO) 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.
MeL logoeBook Business Collection (EBSCO) 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.
eBook Engineering Core Collection More than 6,000 e-books covering general engineering topics such as biotechnology, civil engineering, electrical engineering, energy sciences, industrial safety, material science, optics and photonics, project management, robotics and more.
ebrary Digital books accessible from your computer.
Academic and health related databases
Education Abstracts (EBSCO) This bibliographic database covers key areas of education and related fields. Education Abstracts is an essential tool for education research and is ideal for education students, professionals and policy makers.
MeL logoEducation Source (EBSCO) Provides scholarly research for education students, professionals, and policy makers. Covers all levels of education from early childhood to higher education. Covers specialties such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.
Engineering Source (EBSCO) Designed for engineering professionals and researchers of all types, this premier collection of indexed and full-text content provides information relevant to many engineering disciplines.
MeL logoEntrepreneurial Studies Source (EBSCO) Resource for business students and researchers. It provides insights on entrepreneurship and small businesses topics. Offers full text business journals, magazines, reference books, case studies, and company profiles.
MeL logoEnvironment Complete (EBSCO) Scholarly, academic coverage in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and related areas.
MeL logoERIC (EBSCO) Educational journal articles and reports.
Food Science Source (EBSCO) This extensive full-text database is designed to support the informational needs of the food industry at all levels. It offers cover-to-cover content for hundreds of publications all directly dealing with food industry-related issues.
GreenFILE (EBSCO) Information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment.
MeL logoHealthSource: Consumer Edition (EBSCO) 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.
MeL logoHealthSource: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO) 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.
MeL logoHistory Reference Center (EBSCO) Documents, photos, maps, film, and video from leading history journals. Also includes biographies of historical figures.
MeL logoHobbies & Crafts Reference Center (EBSCO) Subject areas include arts & crafts; games & electronics; models; needlework; outdoors & nature; and scrapbooking & paper craft.
MeL logoHumanities Source (EBSCO) Covers literary, scholarly, and creative thought. Ideal for students, researchers, and educators interested in the humanities.
JSTOR Core journals in Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology and other fields of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Lab Tests Online A public resource on clinical lab testing.
MeL logoLearningExpress Library Includes a resume builder you can save, edit, and print. Over 700 courses, practice tests, tutorials, eBooks, and flashcards. Practice tests include ACT, SAT, PSAT and TOEFL, as well as trade certification, civil service, math and reading tests, and U.S. citizenship. Create a free account to access tools to help you do well on your college admissions tests and essay.
MeL logoLegal Information Reference Center (EBSCO) 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.
MeL logoLegal Source (EBSCO) A scholarly resource of current issues, studies, and trends of the legal world. For attorneys, educators, business people, law librarians, students, and paralegals.
MeL logoLibrary & Information Science Source (EBSCO) Journals and periodicals that help librarians and researchers keep pace with the latest trends in the field.
MeL logoLiterary Reference Center (EBSCO) 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 & Technology Abstracts – LISTA (EBSCO) Periodicals, books, research reports and proceedings.
MeL logoMasterFILE Complete (EBSCO) Broad collection of popular full-text magazines and reference books. Contains Consumer Reports. Covers subjects including: business, health, education, fitness, sports and leisure, personal finance, general science, multicultural issues, DIY, and fashion. Also includes photos, maps, and flags.
Michigan Administrative Code Compilation of adopted rules and regulations for the State of Michigan.
MeL logoMichigan Authors and Illustrators Authors and Illustrators that have been born in Michigan, live in Michigan, or have written books about Michigan.
MeL logoMyHeritage Library Edition (EBSCO) Family history 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.
MeL logoNewspaper Source Plus (EBSCO) Includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires, and news magazines. Offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources. Primary full coverage newspapers are The Washington Post and USA Today.
NLM Gateway National Library of Medicine gateway that combines many resources such as PubMed and Medline.
MeL logoNoveList Plus (EBSCO) Contains information on over 260,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles. Features lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, Read-a-Like recommendations, and complete series information. Also includes reader ratings and reviews. Create your own reading wish list.
Nursing eBook Collection (EBSCO) Features over 300 quality titles that focus on the needs of nursing professionals.  It includes clinical guides, evidence-based practice manuals, practical handbooks and professional growth titles.
OAIster (free version) Catalog of more than 30 million records of digitized materials from open-archive collections worldwide.
Occupational Outlook Handbook A nationally recognized source of career information brought to you by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Omnifile Full Text Mega (EBSCO) A multidisciplinary full-text database that includes essential material for learning and detailed research.
MeL logoOpposing Viewpoints In Context Provides different views about issues that help students develop critical thinking skills. This resource brings balance and perspective to contemporary issues using arguments from experts.
MeL logoPoetry & Short Story Reference Center (EBSCO) Hundreds of thousands of poems, as well as short stories, biographies, and essays. Topics include the poetic forms, movements, and techniques.
MeL logo Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO) Presents multiple sides of over 400 issues. Helps students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills.
MeL logo Political Science Complete (EBSCO) Designed for students, researchers, and government institutions. Covers political topics with a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of current discourse.
MeL logo Professional Development Collection (EBSCO) Specialized information for librarians, teachers, and education researchers.
MeL logo Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO) Covers a broad range of subjects in the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences, and related disciplines. For psychologists, counselors, researchers, and students.
MeL logo Regional Business News (EBSCO) Regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces from 1990. Includes newspapers, radio and television news transcripts, trade publications, magazines, and newswires.
Rehabilitation Reference Center (EBSCO) An evidence based clinical reference tool for use at the point-of-care. It delivers current, valid and relevant information to build customized treatment regimens for patients.
Salem Press e-books Electronic books in history, science, health, and careers.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans A guide for education related financial aid and awards for students and professionals.
MeL logo Science Reference Center (EBSCO) Contains material from science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. More than 4,000 full text, full-length biographies. Includes: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, the environment, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, and wildlife.
MeL logo Small Business Reference Center (EBSCO) 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.
MeL logo Small Engine Repair Reference Center (EBSCO) 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.
Teachers Reference Center (EBSCO) Provides coverage on topics such as assessment, best practices, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development and more.
MeL logo Turfgrass Information File (EBSCO) Cooperative project of the United States Golf Association and the Michigan State University Libraries’ Turfgrass Information Center. Provides bibliographic and descriptive records of all types of work related to turfgrass culture. Established in 1983. Over 50% full text content.
United States Code A searchable interface for the United States Code and its revisions.
MeL logo Vocational Studies Premier (EBSCO) Designed for two-year colleges, this resource offers support for vocational programs. Subjects include: counseling, biotechnology, cosmetology, fashion design, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, law enforcement, and veterinary assistant.