Subject Listing of Databases

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Allied Health & Nursing
MeL logoAlt HealthWatch Provides information on complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to healthcare and wellness.  Sources include journals (some peer reviewed) and reports.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCO) Complete information from more than 50 nursing specialties.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (EBSCO) Internationally recognized as the highest standard in evidence-based health care.
MeL logoConsumer Health Complete Supports the health and wellness information needs of patients.  Covers mainstream medicine as well as complementary and holistic medicine.
Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source (EBSCO) Covers all facets of dentistry, including public health, endodontics, facial pain & surgery, pediatric dentistry and prosthodontics.
MeL logoHealthSource: 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.
MeL logoHealthSource: 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.
Lab Tests Online A public resource on clinical lab testing.
NLM Gateway National Library of Medicine gateway that combines many resources such as PubMed and Medline.
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.
Rehabilitation Reference Center 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.
Audiobooks
 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.
Business
MeL logoBusiness Book Summaries 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.
MeL logoBusiness ebook Collection (EBSCO) Electronic books selected to assist students and scholars with business research, special projects, and entrepreneurial needs.
Business Source Complete 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.
MeL logoEntrepreneurial Studies Source 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.
Occupational Outlook Handbook A nationally recognized source of career information brought to you by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
MeL logoRegional Business News Regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces from 1990. Includes newspapers, radio and television news transcripts, trade publications, magazines, and newswires.
MeL logoSmall 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.
Criminal Justice/Government/Law
FindLaw A database of case law from the U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal, as well as several State Supreme Courts.
Justia Offers cases from the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal and U.S. District Courts.
MeL logoLegal 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.
MeL logoLegal Source A scholarly resource of current issues, studies, and trends of the legal world. For attorneys, educators, business people, law librarians, students, and paralegals.
Michigan Administrative Code Compilation of adopted rules and regulations for the State of Michigan.
Michigan Legislature The website of the Michigan Legislature.
The Public Library of Law Offers cases from the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal and state cases.
United States Code A searchable interface for the United States Code and its revisions.
Education – K-12
MeL logoEducation source 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.
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.est preparation materials and interactive practice exams.
Teachers Reference Center (EBSCO) Provides coverage on topics such as assessment, best practices, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development and more.
Education – Post-Secondary
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Scholarly journals.
Chronicle of Higher Education (On Campus Only) News, information and jobs for college and university faculty and administrators.
Education Abstracts 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 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.
ERIC (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 logoLearningExpress Library Test preparation materials and interactive practice exams.
MeL logoProfessional Development Collection Specialized information for librarians, teachers, and education researchers.
Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans A guide for education related financial aid and awards for students and professionals.
Teachers Reference Center (EBSCO) Provides coverage on topics such as assessment, best practices, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development and more.
Teaching English in the Two Year College Published theoretical and practical articles on composition, developmental studies, communication, literature and the profession.
Electronic Books
MeL logoAcademic ebook 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 logoBusiness ebook Collection (EBSCO) Electronic books selected to assist students and scholars with business research, special projects, and entrepreneurial needs.
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.
eBooks (EBSCO) Digital books accessible from your computer.
ebrary Digital books accessible from your computer.
Engineering ebook Core Collection (EBSCO) 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.
Nursing ebook Collection (EBSCO) This collection 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.
Salem Press e-books Electronic books in history, science, health, and careers.
Engineering/Technology
MeL logoAutoMate Repair information and schedules, diagrams, parts and labor estimates, service alerts, and recalls. Covers thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.
Engineering ebook Core Collection (EBSCO) 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.
Engineering Source 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 logoSmall Engine Repair Reference Center 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.
MeL logoVocational Studies Premier 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.
General
MeL logoAssociates Program Source 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 logoAutoMate Repair information and schedules, diagrams, parts and labor estimates, service alerts, and recalls. Covers thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Scholarly journals.
Credo Reference Library A reference collection from over 50 publishers.
Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale) Encyclopedias and specialized reference materials in electronic book format.
GreenFILE (EBSCO) Information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment.
MeL logoHobbies & Crafts Reference Center Subject areas include arts & crafts; games & electronics; models; needlework; outdoors & nature; and scrapbooking & paper craft.
MeL logoMasterFILE Complete 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.
OAIster (free version) Catalog of more than 30 million records of digitized materials from open-archive collections worldwide.
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.
Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO) Resources that present multiple sides of an issue to help assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays.
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.
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.
History
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Scholarly journals.
MeL logo History Reference Center (EBSCO) Documents, photos, maps, film, and video from leading history journals. Also includes biographies of historical figures.
JSTOR Core journals in Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology and other fields of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Michigan Historical Review The only scholarly publication devoted to the history of Michigan.
MeL logo MyHeritage 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.
 Slavery in America and the World: History Culture & Law This collection brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.
Humanities/Literature
MeL logo Art & 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 logo Biography 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 logo Humanities Source (EBSCO) Covers literary, scholarly, and creative thought. Ideal for students, researchers, and educators interested in the humanities.
MeL logoLibrary & Information Science Source (EBSCO) Journals and periodicals that help librarians and researchers keep pace with the latest trends in the field.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts – LISTA (EBSCO) Periodicals, books, research reports and proceedings.
MeL logo Literary 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.
Michigan Authors and Illustrators Authors and Illustrators that have been born in Michigan, live in Michigan, or have written books about Michigan.
MeL logo NoveList 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.
MeL logo Poetry & 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.
News
MeL logo Newspaper 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.
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.
Reference/Encyclopedias
Credo Reference Library A reference collection from over 50 publishers.
MeL logoLearningExpress Library Test preparation materials and interactive practice exams.
Michigan Authors and Illustrators Authors and Illustrators that have been born in Michigan, live in Michigan, or have written books about Michigan.
Occupational Outlook Handbook A nationally recognized source of career information brought to you by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
MeL logoOpposing Viewpoints in Context Resources designed to help students research current social issues from all perspectives.
Points of View Reference Center (Ebsco) Resources that present multiple sides of an issue to help assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays.
Science
MeL logo Agricola(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 logo Applied Science & Technology Source (Ebsco) Broad coverage of research and development within the applied sciences and computing disciplines. Content derives from leading trade journals, professional and technical society publications, and conference proceedings.
MeL logo Environment Complete (Ebsco) Scholarly, academic coverage in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and related areas.
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.
PubMed Broad coverage of the life sciences from the National Center for Biotech Information.
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 Turfgrass Information File 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.
Social Sciences
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Scholarly journals.
GreenFILE (EBSCO) Information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment.
MeL logoOpposing Viewpoints in Context Resources designed to help students research current social issues from all perspectives.
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 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.
Video
60 Minutes: 1997-2014 Scholarly journals.

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