AMERICAN HISTORY ONLINE
For students of US history, includes authoritative reference articles, video clips and images, primary sources and much more in well-organized and easy to use platform. Paid for by NDL.
ANCESTRY LIBRARY EDITION
Note: This database is available ONLY in the Library.
A comprehensive collection of resources for family research, including Census from both U.S. (through 1940) and the U.K: passenger lists; and birth, death, and marriage records similar to the fee-based website Ancestry.com., with a browser from ProQuest. Paid for by NDL.
BIOGRAPHY IN CONTEXT
Comprehensive collection of biographical information on people from all eras and cultures, historic and current. Includes both brief and in-depth articles from authoritative reference books, journals and newspapers, as well as thousands of images. Paid for by NDL.
BIOGRAPHY AND GENEALOGY MASTER INDEX
Starting point to locate biographical entries on 5 million people, living and deceased, contained in more than 1,000 specialized biographical and genealogical sources. Contains citations only, not the full text of entries. Paid for by MeL.
For grades pre-K through 12. Listen and read storybooks, ebooks, videos, games and more.
An interactive experience that allows beginning readers to explore fiction and non-fiction designed to increase understanding and fluency. Increase comprehension and have fun at the same time! Paid for by MeL.
BOOKS AND AUTHORS
Thousands of award-winners, bestsellers and librarian favorites. Paid for by MeL.
BRAINFUSE HOMEWORK HELP
Online chat with certified tutors from 2 pm to 11 pm daily, for students in elementary grades through college. Also offers 24/7 skill-building exercises in all curriculum areas, along with writing assistance on actual papers submitted. Paid for by NDL.
Choose either Elementary, Middle or High School level to start your search for curriculum-based content. Authoritative and visually engaging, Britannica goes beyond encyclopedia content alone, with downloadable videos, links to vetted websites, and citation generators. Paid for by MeL.
BRITANNICA SCHOOL – LEARNING ZONE
Pre K – 2nd grade. Activity-centered learning to explore, play, read, and build technology skills. Letters, numbers, geography, shapes and much more are included. Paid for by MeL.
Integrates indexing, abstracts and full text for business, finance, management, and industry periodicals with a full text directory of global private and public companies. Paid for by MeL.
Company profiles, product/brand information with investment reports, rankings, and market share data for business researchers. Set up a free account. Paid for by MeL.
BUSINESS INSIGHTS: GLOBAL
Excellent resource for finding detailed company and industry news and information. Includes
rankings, investment reports, company profiles and histories, and brand information, from authoritative business sources, including reference works and periodicals. Paid for by MeL.
CHILTONLIBRARY FOR AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR
Step by step repair procedures for thousands of makes and models. Includes recall and technical service bulletins for autos and light trucks. Paid for by MeL.
CONSUMER REPORTS WITH CARS BEST DEALS
Product reviews and ratings on wide range of consumer products. Also includes extensive information on buying a new or used car. Paid for by NDL.
CRIMINAL JUSTICE COLLECTION
Full-text journal articles related to law and criminal justice. Paid for by MeL.
For information on countries and states, with detailed articles, images, and video clips. Includes World, Kids, States and Provinces (Canada) editions. Paid for by MeL.
Powerful tool for market research and business planning, with detailed demographic reports. Useful for producing targeted lists for a given area. Includes online tutorials. Paid for by MeL.
DETROIT FREE PRESS THROUGH THE GANNETT NEWSTAND
Now offered as part of the Gannett Newsstand, the Detroit Free Press offers content back to 1999. This database includes 99 regional newspapers owned by Gannett, with a search interface provided by Proquest. You can narrow your search results to just the Free Press, or construct your search limited to just one source. Paid for by NDL.
DETROIT FREE PRESS, HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS (1831-2000)
Digitized version of the early Detroit Free Press and its precursor, with full images of articles, obituaries, ads, marriage announcements, and more. Great for genealogists and history buffs. This resource was purchased with generous contributions by numerous donors in memory of William Granton McAskin.
A collection of best-selling and classic ebooks, audiobooks, and streaming videos, available for downloading to your computer or mobile device. Paid for by NDL.
Free driver practice tests specifically for Michigan. Permits, road signs, motorcycle, commercial drivers license (CDL), fines and limits all available. Links to official Michigan online handbooks for drivers, motorcycles and CDL.
ENCICLOPEDIA ESTUDUANTIL HALLAZGOS
The World Book Encyclopedia in Spanish. Paid for by NDL.
EXPANDED ACADEMIC ASAP
Access scholarly journals across a wide range of academic topics. Paid for by MeL.
Download 5 songs each week that you keep forever at no cost. Select from thousands of artists and most genres of music. New songs/artists added daily. Paid for by NDL.
Hundreds of online courses, on subjects related to professional or personal development, led by expert instructors. From computer skills to grant writing, from test prep to accounting, there is something here for all interests. Courses run for 6 weeks, and are free to anyone with a Northville Library card.
GALE LEGAL FORMS
Copies of actual forms and documents in Word format are provided to help users with their legal or business needs. Continuously updated to reflect current state laws. Also includes a law digest and an attorney directory. Paid for by NDL.
GALE VIRTUAL REFERENCE LIBRARY
A comprehensive collection of digitized reference works and encyclopedias. Great for research on a wide range of topics. Save or email your research, and with easy to use citation builder. Paid for by NDL.
Includes full-text articles from 99 Gannett-owned newspapers throughout the U.S., including the Detroit Free Press, the Lansing Journal, and USA Today. Full-text coverage goes back to the late 1990s, depending on the specific title searched. Paid for by NDL
GENERAL REFERENCE CENTER GOLD
Access thousands of magazines, academic journals, books, and videos on wide range of topics. Easy to use interface allows emailing and saving articles. Great starting point for research by middle school students through adult learners. Paid for by MeL.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS RESOURCE CENTER
Learn about diseases and conditions from, explore alternative medicine, and look up prescriptions.
Includes interactive health assessment tools, and links to other trusted websites. Paid for by MeL.
HEALTH REFERENCE CENTER ACADEMIC
Includes articles from medical professional journals, health and fitness magazines, and reference books and pamphlets on a wide range of health-related topics. Paid for by MeL.
Complete US census and the famous PERSI collection of genealogical magazines. Also includes thousands of city directories, family histories, and the specialized Freedman bank data for African American research. All searchable from home. Paid for by MeL.
KIDS INFOBITS (K – 5)
Designed for children in Kindergarten through 5th grade, with a simple graphic interface and “topic tree”. Includes full-text articles from over 100 popular youth magazines and entries from reference books on a wide range of subjects. Paid for by MeL.
LEARNING EXPRESS LIBRARY
Includes a variety of Learning Centers for elementary students through adults wishing to broaden their work skills, with tests, ebooks and tutorials online. Includes ACT and SAT for college entrance, job related tests such as ASVAB, US citizenship guidance, computer courses, and much more. Paid for by MeL.
LEGAL FORMS LIBRARY
Copies of actual Michigan and Federal forms and documents in Word format available for download in this Gale database, to help users on a wide range of legal needs, including wills, divorce, and landlord/tenant. Also includes a law digest, legal Q&A and an attorney directory. Paid for by MeL.
Provides indexing and mostly full-text articles for more than 1,400 titles including major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals. Coverage starts from 1980. Paid for by MeL.
Interactive language learning tool for very young children, with 10 languages, including English/ESL with Spanish or English subtitles. Other languages are French, Italian, Chinese, Spanish, Russian, German, Japanese, Hebrew, and Arabic.
Online approach to learning a language, to use at your own pace. Includes over 65 languages, ranging from the most studied (Spanish, German, French) to Russian, Chinese or Arabic. Excellent for ESL students as well. To use Mango on your mobile device, you will be be prompted to create an account and then download the Mango app.
Paid for by NDL.
MORNINGSTAR LIBRARY EDITION
A comprehensive investment tool, with data on stocks, mutual funds, and ETFs. Includes in-depth analytical reports by Morningstar experts, and tutorials on aspects of investing. Offers tools to create and evaluate various investment portfolios. Paid for by NDL.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC VIRTUAL LIBRARY
Contains the digitized archive of National Geographic Magazine from 1888 to present, as well as a wide range of full-text books published by National Geographic. Includes an easy to use module “for Kids”, as well as maps, photos, National Geographic Traveler magazine and more. Great for travelers and students of geography and history. Paid for by NDL.
NEW YORK TIMES
Includes full text from 1985 onwards. Paid for by MeL
NORTHVILLE HISTORIC RECORDS – Northville Record Digitized Archive
Search and view issues of The Northville Record from its beginning in 1869 through the last year. Paid for the by the Friends of NDL.
Search for fiction and non-fiction, limiting titles by topic, time frame, and many other factors, to produce a list suited to your needs. Includes ratings and Book Discussion Guides. Great resource for book groups. Paid for by NDL.
NOVELIST PLUS K-8
Designed for Elementary and Middle school students, this offers an easy to search collection of fiction and non-fiction titles, as well as many extras, such as Book Discussion Guides and author biographies. Paid for by NDL.
Draws from a wide array of sources to cover all angles of social issues today. Access viewpoint articles, statistics, primary documents, authoritative reference works, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles. Paid for by MeL.
Great starting point for your research, as this is truly a comprehensive collection of resources from Gale, with an easy to use interface. Includes magazines, journals, newspapers and books along with videos, images and podcast content. Paid for by MeL.
Basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops over time with access to 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. Paid for by MeL.
Download over 200 complete, full-color popular magazines to read on mobile devices, PCs or Macs. Apps are available for iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire, Android and Windows8. Check out an unlimited amount of issues for free. Create a login account and get started. You must have a valid Northville library card THAT BEGINS WITH 29013. Paid for by NDL.
REFERENCE SHELF ONLINE
Today’s hot topics, examined from both sides, from authoritative sources. Also includes ebooks on history and literature. Paid for by NDL
A comprehensive directory of listings for both business and residential. Information on businesses, health care providers, and non-profits in the United States and Canada includes contact names, sales, employee number, etc. Residential listings for the U.S. aid in locating people by various data points. Customize searches by location, type of business, and more. Paid for by NDL.
RESEARCH IN CONTEXT
Authoritative content for the most-studied middle school topics, written specifically for grades 6 through 8. Offers topic overviews, videos, audio, primary sources, and more in a visually appealing content that is mobile friendly. Paid for by MeL.
SCOLA—a content-rich, language learning resource for over 175 languages, featuring TV and radio broadcasts, video clips and tutorials, newspapers, and much more. Great for anyone wanting to explore cultures around the world or enhance language skills. Paid for by NDL
SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCE CENTER
Full-text. Learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites. Paid for by MeL.
Digital animated picture books that read themselves to you, as you follow along! Great for teaching reading and reinforcing reading skills. Also includes puzzles and games, and language learning component. Download the TumblBook Library App to your mobile device! Paid for by NDL.
VALUE LINE RESEARCH CENTER
You now must have a Northville Library card beginning with 29013 to access from home.
Data and analysis on stocks, mutual funds, options and convertibles. Combines the information on 3,500 stocks featured in the highly valued print editions, as well as useful online only features, such as tools to screen and export data, and track model portfolios. Features analysis of 1,500 top equity funds, with profiles of over 10,000 other mutual funds. Paid for by NDL.
WALL STREET JOURNAL
Full-text of the world’s premier financial newspaper back to 1984, through the user-friendly ProQuest database. Paid for by NDL.
WORLD BOOK ONLINE
A multi-media encyclopedia with many special features, based on the authoritative World Book. Includes a variety of research tools to help students writing reports. Includes sound and animation clips, primary sources, and links to editor-reviewed Websites Paid for by NDL.