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2099 W. John Beers Rd
Stevensville, MI 49127

2099 W. John Beers Rd, Stevensville, MI

Michigan eLibrary

The MeL (Michigan eLibrary), a 24/7 online library for Michigan residents.

  • MeL Databases allow you instant access to full-text articles from tens of thousands of magazines and newspapers. Databases are available for kids, adults, and on specialized topics such as car repair and practice tests.
  • MeLCat allows you to order books, audio books, music, movies and other materials and have them delivered to your participating library.
  • MeL Kids offers reliable online resources for homework and classroom activities.

Where do I go to search for a book that our library does not have?

If you have searched our library catalog and the book you want is not available in any of our cooperative’s libraries, you will search MeLCat using this link. For more advanced searches in other languages or to get tips on expanding or limiting your search like a professional try this MeLCat link.

Only books can be borrowed through MeL.  It can take up to 6 weeks for the item to arrive at our library.  Loaning libraries have the right to charge for items that are damaged or lost through MeL.

What kind of Databases are available to adults?

  • There are over 75 databases (and many of these databases have dozens of journals, newspaper, or other such resources) for you to look through.

Here are some of our favorites:

Academic Search Complete web button

Designed for academic institutions. 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 also covered.

AtoZ Databases web button

Detailed information on 30 million businesses and executives and 2 million new businesses. Includes data on over 200 million residents as well as new movers/homeowners. Special features include a background and criminal history search. Information provided on U. S. healthcare professionals. Includes a jobs database and email marketing.

Auto Repair Sourceweb button

Repair information and schedules, diagrams, parts and labor estimates, service alerts, and recalls. Covers thousands of domestic and imported vehicles

Biography Reference Center web button

200,000 plus titles. Includes: Biography Reference eBook Collection, Consumer Health Reference eBook Collection, eBook Academic Collection (EBSCOhost), eBook Business Collection (EBSCOhost), eBook Collection (EBSCOhost), eBook High School Collection (EBSCOhost), eBook K-8 Collection (EBSCOhost), eBook Public Library Collection (EBSCOhost), Literary Reference eBook Collection, MAS Reference eBook Collection, MasterFILE Reference eBook Collection, Middle Search Reference eBook Collection, Primary Search Reference eBook Collection, Science Reference eBook Collection

LearningExpress Library web button

Includes a resume builder you can save, edit, and print. Over 700 courses, practice tests, tutorials, eBooks, and flashcards. Practice tests include ACT, SAT, PSAT and TOEFL, as well as trade certification, civil service, math and reading tests, and U.S. citizenship. Create a free account to access tools to help you do well on your college admissions tests and essay.

Legal Information Reference Center web button

Search over 12,800 state-specific legal forms by topic including Adoption, Bankruptcy, Name Changes, and more. A majority of the full text legal reference books are provided through NOLO.

Newspaper Source Plus web button

Includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires, and news magazines. Offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.

NoveList Plus web button

Contains information on over 260,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles. Features lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, Read-a-Like recommendations, and complete series information. Also includes reader ratings and reviews. Create your own reading wish list.

Access more databases by clicking here.

Are there Databases available for kids?

Absolutely! MeL offers a variety of resources for elementary and middle school students. Many of the sites require an account. Use your library card and email to sign up when necessary. To get to the MeL page dedicated to resources for children click here.

Here are some of our favorites:

Britannica Fundamentals web button

PreK to 2nd grade. Play and read to learn letters, numbers, shapes, and more.

eBook K-8 Collection web button

Titles that support K-8 students across all subject areas. You may access the full text of these eBooks from your computer, or download titles to most popular portable devices.

PebbleGo web button

Grades PreK-3. Animals (including dinosaurs) and social studies sections of this early literacy and learning tool. Easy-to-navigate visual interface for emerging readers.

World Book Early Learning web button

Grades PreK-3. Follow Trek and Taffy the cat around the world. Share their love of colors, numbers, and other fun things. Come inside for stories and pictures.

World Book Kids web button

Grades Pre-K – 5. Easy-to-read content for elementary school learners. Hundreds of activities, science projects and experiments.

Access more databases by clicking here.


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