- MeL, the Michigan eLibrary
Search subscription databases, browse librarian-recommended Web resources and request items through MeLCat, the statewide library catalog and borrowing service using your local, participating public library.
- New MeL Resources
As of October 1, MeL has a new look and new content! Among the new e-Resources it brings to all residents of Michigan, this list highlights those that seem especially complimentary to the work of state employees. Contact us to schedule a training on these new resources, as well as our general research services.
- Michigan Legislative Biography Database
The Legislative Biography Database covers members of the Michigan state legislature from the first session following statehood in 1835 through the current session.
- Governing Michigan
Governing Michigan is a digital repository of unique and authoritative state and local government resources. There is no sign-in or registration required and all materials are full-text and can be downloaded or linked to at no charge.
- Access NewspaperArchive
Newspapers dating from 1759 to 1977, including communities around the country.
- CQ Researcher
1991 to the present, in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day; reports written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked.
- Detroit News Historical
Explore news articles from 1873 to 1999
- LexisNexis Digital Library
Access authoritative legal research volumes with the Lexis Digital Library, a 24/7 ebook collection made available through the State Law Library.
State and federal tax cases, regulations, and statutes from WoltersKluwer/CCH
Access copies of Michigan public acts, legislative analyses, House and Senate Journals, older Attorney General Opinions, and many other state, federal, and international resources.
- National Consumer Law Center Digital Library (NCLC)
Digital copies of NCLC publications focusing on consumer law, credit and debt, mortgage lending, student loans, foreclosure, and bankruptcy.
- Professional Development Library e-Audio Collection (via Lexis Nexis)
Listen your way to management proficiency: books on communication, leadership, innovation, decision making, and more.
- ProQuest Ebook Central
A one-stop source for scholarly books in subject areas geared to complement the work of state employees.
Access a variety of authoritative resources. Includes government documents, public health and education journals, legal materials, and the fulltext of the Detroit Free Press (1831-1999).
- ProQuest Congressional
- ProQuest Education Database
- ProQuest Public Health Database
- ProQuest Indian Claims Insight
- ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Detroit Free Press, 1831-1999