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General Interest

General Reference Center Gold



Books and Reading

Books and Authors

eBook Collection

Gale Virtual Reference Library


Michigan Authors and Illustrators

Popular Magazines Collection

What's Next? from the Kent District Library


Business Economics and Theory Collection

Business Insights: Global


DemographicsNow: Business and People

Gale Directory Library

Gale LegalForms

Gale Virtual Reference Library: Business Collection

General BusinessFile ASAP

InfoTrac Newsstand

Job and Career Accelerator

LearningExpress Library


New York Times

Small Business Collection

Small Business Resource Center

Genealogy/Family History

HeritageQuest Online

Biography and Genealogy Master Index

MeL Michigana

Seeking Michigan


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Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness Resource Center

Health Reference Center Academic


Nursing and Allied Health Collection

Nursing Resource Center

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection

Psychology Collection


High School Equivalency Center Job and Career Accelerator LearningExpress Library Lifelong Soft Skills Videos from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success




Early World of Learning

eBook K-8 Collection


eLibrary Elementary (K-6)

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

General Reference Center Gold

InfoTrac Junior Edition

Kids InfoBits

LearningExpress Library

NoveList K-8 Plus

School Center

SIRS Discoverer Deluxe

World Book Kids


Gale LegalForms


Michigan Legal Help


Books & Authors

College Preparation Learning Center



Expanded Academic ASAP

Gale Virtual Reference Library

General Reference Center Gold (advanced materials)

Health and Wellness Resource Center

InfoTrac Junior Edition (middle and junior high school)

InfoTrac Student Edition (high school)

Job and Career Accelerator

LearningExpress Library

MeL Michigana

NoveList K-8 Plus (Teen Section)

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

SIRS Discoverer Deluxe (K - 9th grade)

SIRS Renaissance (high school)

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