The Library will be closed on May 27th to observe Memorial Day! The Library will reopen on May 28th at 9:00 a.m.

DATABASES

EBOOKS & EZINES

Great Lakes Digital Library   Use in Library | Use at Home

Download digital Audiobooks 24/7 to your PC or Mac and your portable device at home or from anywhere in the world using OverDrive Media Console software for Mac or PC. Download Ebooks using Adobe Digital Editions.

EDUCATION

Learning Express Library  Use in Library | Use at Home

Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library’s resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.

FAMILY HISTORY

Ancestry.com    Use in Library
World’s largest online family history resource.11+billion records‎

FamilySearch.org    Use in Library or Home
Find your family. Discover yourself.  Bring to life your family history by exploring the lives of those that came before you. 

Fold3   Use in Library 
(See Special Collection staff for login credentials)
Main highlight for this site are the original CIVIL WAR documents. “Many documents never seen before on the Web made possible by [a] unique partnership with The National Archives…digital images of records preserved in the National Archives represent a growing collection of millions of historic documents now becoming available online for the first time.”This website is being made available by a donation from the Northeast Michigan Genealogical Society
Access to this site is ONLY available during Special Collections Hours. 

MyHeritage Library Edition  Use in Library| Use at Home
is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.  The database provides genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s.

MAPS

Sanborn Maps  Use in Library
ProQuest Information and Learning’s Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970 provides academic and public libraries digital access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities. In electronic form, Sanborn Maps take on much improved value over the microfilm versions of the same maps, allowing for greater flexibility of use and improved viewing possibilities. Users have the ability to easily manipulate the maps, magnify and zoom in on specific sections.