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Library Cards

If you don't already have a Library of Michigan library card, there's no time like the present to apply for one and gain 24/7 access to our online subscription databases, selected with the work of state employees in mind! And of course, you can check out materials from our collections. Apply online now!

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Services for State Employees

Discover the variety of services available to State of Michigan employees through the Library of Michigan. Learn more about Research Requests, source material, tours/tutorial sessions and much more.

Services for State Employees
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Online Resources

Your starting point for conducting online research!  Convenient access to MeL databases and the Library’s subscription resources, selected to complement the work of state employees. Find articles, ebooks, and citations and abstracts on all topics.

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Collections and Materials from the Library of Michigan

So what can you research at the Library of Michigan? The better question is what CAN’T you! See these descriptions of our different collections and see for yourself.

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Professional Development Lending Library

The Professional Development Lending Library (PDL) promotes career-development for all State of Michigan employees, and supports training provided by the Michigan Civil Service Commission. The PDL includes printed books, audio books, and videos on topics including: coaching; communication; customer service; decision making; and managing conflict.
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Timely Topics and Booklists

Discover information about key topics in the news that are relevant to State of Michigan employees through issues of Timely Topics. Find curated lists of online resources as well as print and digital material available through the Library of Michigan.
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Book Interlibrary Loan Requests

Let our team at the Library of Michigan hunt down that hard-to-locate book. For state employees.

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Article Interlibrary Loan Requests

We find articles, too! Please fill out this convenient online form and let us get to work. For state employees.

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