Databases A - Z

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Arts & Crafts

Creativebug - Over 1000 video tutorials from design experts

and artists on subjects such as sewing, drawing, preserving food, upholstering furniture, and more.


Books


MeLCat - Enables you to borrow materials from libraries across Michigan.

NoveList Plus is a database of book recommendations. NoveList uses unique story elements like appeal, genre, and themes from books you have read to help you find books that you may also enjoy. We offer recommendations for titles, authors, and series, as well as audiobooks.

NoveList K-8 Plus offers book recommendations for younger readers. Whether your school uses Accelerated Reader levels or Lexile levels, NoveList K-8 Plus lets you search for books with your kids' favorite story elements, then limit by reading level so you can find just the right book for them.

NoveList Plus Tutorial

Business & Company Information

AtoZdatabases - is the premier Job Search, Reference & Mailing List database including profiles of 30 million business and 240 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!       

DemographicsNow - Gain consumer and market insight from highly detailed demographic data on millions of U.S. businesses and consumers.

Small Business Reference Center

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Reference Solutions Tutorial

Career & Education

Learning Express Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. Includes GED test prep, License exam prep, Career certification, and College entrance exam prep.

Learning Express Library Tutorial

LinkedIn Learning- Online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

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Tutor.com is a fully online tutoring service. You can get a tutor 24/7 in more than 40 subjects including Math, Science, Social Studies, English, AP ® Support, Foreign Languages and Business. Tutoring sessions take place in our easy-to-use online classroom, which runs in your web browser. Tutor.com is suitable for students of all ages. Career and resume tutoring is also available.

Consumer Information
Consumer Reports Online - Get unbiased ratings and reviews for 9,000+ products and services from Consumer Reports, plus trusted advice and in-depth reporting on what matters most. Use the following information to login.

Username: wlcmichigan

Password: read@2020

Consumer Reports Back Issues - Looking for a specific issue of Consumer Reports? Use the link above to search through digital back issues.

Consumer Reports Online Tutorial

Cooking and Recipes


A to Z World Food- Information about food and recipes from around the world.

A to Z Food America - Information about food and recipes from around the country, including vintage advertisements and price details.

Countries and Culture


Culture Grams - The leading database for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on the countries of the world. It goes beyond mere facts and figures to deliver an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.

Financial Information


Weiss Financial Ratings - Weiss Financial Ratings has been providing independent, unbiased, and accurate ratings of investment and financial strength for 50 years. In addition, Weiss provides financial literacy tools and personal finance resources to help people make the most informed decisions about their personal finances.
Weiss Financial Ratings Tutorial

Genealogy
Ancestry Library Edition - Available only at the library

MyHeritage - Family history resource including more than 6 billion historical records from the United States, Europe, Latin America, and other regions. Includes the full USA federal census (1790-1940); census of England and Wales (1841-1901); U.S. World War II Army Enlistment as well as records of Union and Confederate Civil War soldiers.

Ancestry Library Edition Tutorial

History

Black Life in America - Comprehensive coverage of the African American experience from the early 18th century to the present day. Sourced from more than 19,000 American and global news sources, including over 400 current and historical Black publications.
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Language Learning
Mango - Provides lessons for 70+ languages. Learn at your own pace with easy online tutorials.​
Mango Languages Tutorial
Access World NewsBank
Daily Telegram NewsBank

Explore Adrian history through local news, events, and people with The Daily Telegram Collection. Search issues from 1893 to the present day with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online. Click here to login with your library card.

Travel


AtoZ World Travel
Access more than 200 world city travel guides with up-to-date information including activities, transportation, money & banking, health & medical issues and security briefings. 

Global Road Warrior

Provides information about travel requirements, history, and culture for countries around the world.