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General Research

Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete 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 are also covered. This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).


edX edX offers free interactive online classes from the world’s best universities like MITx, HarvardX, BerkeleyX, and UTx. Topics include biology, business, chemistry, computer science, economics, finance, electronics, engineering, food and nutrition, history, law, literature, math, medicine, music, philosophy, physics, science, statistics and more.


ERIC Unlimited access to more than 1.4 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials, with hundreds of new records added multiple times per week.

ERIC Tutorial

Explora for Public Libraries

Explora for Public Libraries Provides hundreds of popular magazines and reference books. Covers subjects such as art, history, sports, and music. This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Explora Tutorial

Literature Resource Center

Literature Resource Center Biographical information, overviews, literary criticism, and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods around the world.

Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints Features magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, topic overviews, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to websites.

Opposing Viewpoints Tutorial

Purdue OWL

Purdue OWL Research and citation help.

World Cat

WorldCat Online catalog of books and other materials available at libraries worldwide.