- 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 1949
- 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.
Access copies of Michigan public acts, legislative analyses, House and Senate Journals, older Attorney General Opinions, and many other state, federal, and international resources.
- 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