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Databases for Reference & Encyclopedias

Biography and Genealogy Master Index
InfoTrac
unlimited users
Index of Americans profiled in collective biographies
Books & Authors
InfoTrac
unlimited users
Readers' advisory tool featuring award winners, best sellers and librarian favorites
ERIC
Education Resources Information Center
FirstSearch
unlimited users
Limited full-text education literature supporting educational research
FirstSearch
FirstSearch
unlimited users
Information covering a wide range of topics and WorldCat, a global catalog of library collections
Gale Virtual Reference Library
InfoTrac
unlimited users
Encyclopedias and specialized reference sources covering a variety of subjects
HeritageQuest Online
MeL
unlimited users
American genealogical sources including U.S. Federal Census from 1790 - 1930, Revolutionary War records and Freedman's Bank records
InfoTrac
InfoTrac
unlimited users
20 million+ full-text articles covering a broad spectrum of disciplines and topics from 6,000 scholarly and popular periodicals
LearningExpress Library
MeL
unlimited users
Lessons for improving math, English and writing skills. Practice tests for the GED and a variety of vocational areas including automotive and cosmetology.
User must register.
MeL
Michigan eLibrary
unlimited users
Full-text articles, full-text books, digital images and other valuable research information for Michigan residents
Michigan Authors & Illustrators
MeL
unlimited users
Michigan authors and illustrators whose works have been published by an academic press or commercial publisher, been reviewed in a professional journal, received an award from an accredited organization and book/s found in multiple Michigan libraries
Occupational Outlook Handbook
open access
unlimited users
 
Information on training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects and working conditions for hundreds of jobs.
PapersFirst
FirstSearch
unlimited users
Index of published papers presented at conferences worldwide
Proceedings
FirstSearch
unlimited users
Index of worldwide conference proceedings
ProQuest Curriculum Package
KCC subscription
unlimited users
Full-text information for the following subject areas: biology, computing, education, health management, military, nursing and allied health & evidence-based resources, psychology, religion, science and social science
SCIPIO
FirstSearch
unlimited users
Art and rare book sales catalogs
What's Next™: Books in Series
open access
unlimited users
Search tool for fiction books in a series
WorldAlmanac
FirstSearch
unlimited users
Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia and almanacs including biographies, facts and statistics
WorldCat
FirstSearch
unlimited users
A global catalog of library collections