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A collection of interviews of Ypsilanti residents who lived through the Jim Crow era, fought racism during WWII, and led the local Civil Rights movement.
ABCmouse Early Learning Academy is an engaging online curriculum for children ages 2–8+, including reading and language arts, math, beginning science, social studies, art, and music. Enter your YDL card number to create an account.
Alt HealthWatch is a database that uses complementary, holistic, integrated approaches.
Consumer Health Complete is a database that contains medical encyclopedias, books, and magazine articles.
Comprehensive business and demographic information for researchers and entrepreneurs.
A list of over 1,000 digitally-accessible newspaper collections across Michigan.
An interactive educational experience for young learners age 3 and up. With stories, songs, games, and videos, kids will practice concepts such as letters, numbers, shapes, and more.
World Book Encyclopedia en español, que ofrece un diccionario, atlas, ayuda con la tarea, materiales didácticos y planes de estudio. ENGLISH: World Book Encyclopedia in Spanish, which offers a dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids, and lesson plans.
Entrepreneurial Studies Source is an essential database for business students and researchers, providing the latest insights on entrepreneurship and small businesses topics. It offers full-text business journals, magazines, reference books, case studies and company profiles.
Arts, biography, business, current events, geography and culture, health, history and social science, science, and math.
HealthSource: Consumer Edition is a database that contains consumer health magazines.
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center database offers detailed “how-to” instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines.
Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, Home Improvement Reference Center provides users with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects.
Practice exams and eBook study guides for GED, ACT, SAT, ASVAB, nursing, and others; includes computer skills training videos.
Designed for the general public, includes thousands of legal forms.
A full-text database with information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. LRC includes plot summaries, essays of literary criticism, biographies, book reviews, poems, short stories, and author interviews.
General interest magazine articles, reference books, primary source material, with some full-text resources dating back to 1922.
Extensive and up-to-date information about diseases, conditions, drugs, and clinical trials. Appropriate for patients, families, and doctors.
Find biographical information about Michigan authors and illustrators of all genres and subjects.
Published by the Historical Society of Michigan, Michigan History offers readers an inspiring array of articles about Michigan’s diverse history.
One of the largest genealogy databases of its kind, with over 6 billion historical records from the U.S. and around the world.
Niche Academy has online learning and tutorials on everything from Pinterest to Value Line.
Trusted source of read-alike recommendations to help kids and adults find books that are just right for their reading level and interest.
Current events and issues, such as gun control, global warming, and capital punishment, are explored with pro/con viewpoints and interactive maps and articles in this tool for persuasive essay writers.
Animals and social studies come to life in this easy-to-navigate and visual learning tool for youngsters pre-K and up.
Hundreds of thousands of poems, as well as short stories, biographies, and essays. Topics include the poetic forms, movements, and techniques.
Basic grammar and reading tools and adapted reading material for English Language Learners.
ReadMichigan.org is a statewide eBook collection consisting of eBooks published by local university presses about Michigan and the Great Lakes region.
Full text Spanish-language encyclopedia and magazine articles, newspapers, and health reports.
More than 4,000 full text articles covering biology, chemistry, earth & space science, the environment, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, and wildlife.
A worldwide catalog of books and other materials from the collections of over 72,000 libraries in 170 countries.