Flint Public Library Online Catalog
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E-Source Targets
Academic One File (Login required - click here)
    a collection of peer-reviewed, full-text articles from leading journals and reference sources.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


AllData (in library only)
    Repair instructions for many US and foreign makes of cars. Available only from Library computers

    Provided by the Flint Public Library


Ancestry Library Edition (in library only)
    An extensive collection of databases dealing with genealogical questions including census, immigration lists, church and international lists as well as a guide to getting started in building your family tree. Available only in the library.

    Provided by the Flint Public Library


Biography and Genealogy Master Index (Login required - click here)
    A guide to biographical entries contained in more than 1,000 volumes and editions of important current and retrospective biographical reference sources

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


BookFlix (Login required - click here)
    Beginning readers. An interactive experience that allows beginning readers to explore fiction and non-fiction designed to increase understanding and fluency.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Business Insights: Global (Login required - click here)
    Company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Chilton Library (Login required - click here)
    Authoritative automotive repair information for car owners.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Computer Database (Login required - click here)
    A database that locates articles, news and reviews concerning computers, electronics and engineering

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Driving Test Practice
    Free DMV permit practice tests

    provided free from driving-tests.org


Early World of Learning (Login required - click here)
    Recommended for: Early elementary. Follow Trek and Taffy the cat around the world learning about colors, numbers and other fun things. Strengthen reading foundations with stories, activities and videos. Explore the Know It encyclopedia designed especially for early readers. Includes materials for educators.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


eBook K-8 collection (Login required - click here)
    Beginning Reader-Friendly. Fiction and nonfiction books you can read online - for school and for fun. Search for what you want. Picture books, homework topics, languages learning. Online help available too.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


E-Books (Login required - click here)
    Over 11,000 books to read online at the library or at home. Set up an account at the library and then use the books on any computer with internet access or use it through our remote access. Most of the books are non-fiction

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (Login required - click here)
    Recommended for: Early learners. A bilingual visual dictionary including thousands of images and more than 12,000 labels in the categories: Arts, History and Government, People, Places, Plants and Animals, Science and Mathematics, Sports and Hobbies, and World Religions. To change the language to English, select the Ingles button at the top right of the page. Includes a World of Animals section.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Family Search
    Our records span billions of names across hundreds of collections—including birth, marriage, death, probate, land, military, IGI extracted, and more.

Flint Journal (Login required - click here)
    Access online to articles from the Flint Journal

Foundation Directory Online (in library only)
    Data on over 76,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities. Available only at the Main Library

    Provided by the Flint Public Library


Foundation Grants to Individuals Online (in library only)
    Information on more that 6.000 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers and other individual grantseekers. Available only at the Main Library

    Provided by the Flint Public Library


Foundation Maps (in library only) (Login required - click here)
    Access to comprehensive funding data — and ways to make sense of that information — is essential to understanding the field of philanthropy, an organization’s own place within it, and new opportunities to make a difference. Foundation Maps is Foundation Center’s premier data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world. With millions of grants from 2006 to the present, innovative ways to visualize funding data, and the flexibility and precision to tailor research, Foundation Maps helps funders and nonprofits access the knowledge they need to make strategic decisions and strengthen their impact.

Freegal (Login required - click here)
    Freegal® is a free music service from your library. All you need is your library card number and possibly a PIN if your library utilizes them. Freegal offers access to about 8 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists, and over 15,000 music videos. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 28,000 labels with music that originates in over 100 countries. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions. Access to Freegal is limited to patrons of subscribing libraries

Gale Virtual Reference Library (Login required - click here)
    A collection of encyclopedias and specialized reference books. All may be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


General One File (Login required - click here)
    A collection of full-text articles from leading journals and reference sources

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


General Reference Center Gold (Login required - click here)
    an index as well as a source of full text articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Genesee County Newspapers (Login required - click here)
    access to the Flint Journal and other Michigan and North American newpapers.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library and the Flint Public Library


Google Scholar
    Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.

Health Reference Center Academic (Login required - click here)
    Full-text access to the majority of indexed articles in health and medical magazines, journals and reference books.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Health & Wellness Resource Center (Login required - click here)
    Full-text access to up-to-date health information from magazines, journals, pamphlets, reference books and selected internet sites.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Heritage Quest Online (Login required - click here)
    A collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Informe! (Login required - click here)
    Provides full-text articles from hundreds of the most requested Spanish-language and bilingual periodicals. Results may be viewed by Subject, Document Type or Publication Title

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


InfoTrac Agriculture Collection (Login required - click here)
    Index and full-text collection of 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. May be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


InfoTrac Communications and Mass Media Collection (Login required - click here)
    Index and full-text collection of 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. May be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Info Trac Criminal Justice Collection (Login required - click here)
    Index and full-text collection of 150 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. May be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Info Trac Diversity Studies Collection (Login required - click here)
    Index and full-text collection of 150 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. May be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


InfoTrac Environmental Studies and Policy Collection (Login required - click here)
    Index and full-text collection of 40 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. May be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Info Trac Fine Arts & Music Collection (Login required - click here)
    Index and full-text collection of more than 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. May be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Libary


Info Trac Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection (Login required - click here)
    Index and full-text collection of 50 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. May be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Info Trac General Science Collection (Login required - click here)
    Index and full-text collection of 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. May be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Info Trac Home Improvement Collection (Login required - click here)
    Index and full-text collection of 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. May be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Info Trac Insurance and Liability Collection (Login required - click here)
    Index and full-text collection of 40 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. May be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


InfoTrac Junior (Login required - click here)
    an index as well as a source of full text articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals designed for students in junior high and middle school

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Info Trac Military and Intelligence Collection (Login required - click here)
    Index and full-text collection of 400 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. May be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


InfoTrack Newsstand (Login required - click here)
    This innovative full-text newspaper resource allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section or other fields, eliminating random searching through newspaper archives. InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 1,000 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Info Trac Nursing and Allied Health Collection (Login required - click here)
    Index and full-text collection of 400 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. May be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Infoc Trac Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection (Login required - click here)
    Index and full-text collection of 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. May be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Info Trac Popular Culture Collection (Login required - click here)
    Index and full-text collection of 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. May be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


InfoTrac Popular Magazines Collection (Login required - click here)
    Popular Magazines includes more than 1,000 of the most searched magazines across our InfoTrac products. All the titles were selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons. This database is 100% full text and includes over 600 titles recommended by Bowker's "Magazines for Libraries".

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Info Trac Psychology Collection (Login required - click here)
    Index and full-text collection of 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. May be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Info Trac Religion and Philosophy Collection (Login required - click here)
    Index and full-text collection of 250 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. May be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


InfoTrac Small Business Collection (Login required - click here)
    Index and full-text collection of 250 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. May be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean

InfoTrac Student (Login required - click here)
    a database designed for secondary school students to provide information for assignments.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Info Trac Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure Collection (Login required - click here)
    Index and full-text collection of nearly 500 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. May be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Info Trac U.S. History Collection (Login required - click here)
    Index and full-text collection of 40 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. May be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Info Trac War and Terrorism Collection (Login required - click here)
    Index and full-text collection of 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. May be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Info Trac World History Collection (Login required - click here)
    Index and full-text collection of 40 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. May be read in Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) or Korean.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Kids Info Bits (Login required - click here)
    a collection of full text articles from children’s magazines and newspapers on a variety of topics designed for students in grades K to 5

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Learning Express Library (Login required - click here)
    a source of online practice for the ACT, ASVAB, GED, SAT, Civil Service, and other standard tests. It also includes skill builders and basic skill tests for children and adults. The database keeps a record of your work for 60 days allowing time to study the results

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


LegalTrac (Login required - click here)
    an index of articles in all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers, including European sources.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Lexis/Nexis
    Legal materials

Library of Congress Digital Collections
    Digital Collections & Services Access to print, pictorial and audio-visual collections and other digital services

    Provided by the Library of Congress


LyndaLibrary (Login required - click here)
    LyndaLibrary teaches the latest software, creative, and business skills through high-quality online instructional videos featuring recognized industry experts. Watch entire courses or single tutorial videos as needed, share course playlists, bookmark courses you’d like to watch, or use exercise files to follow along with the instruction as you learn, and much more.

Medline
    Electronic version of Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing Index, including thousands of records with substantial abstracts.

MedlinePlus
    Provides access to easy to read information about health topics.

MelCat
    A search for books that are available in Michigan Public Libraries. Books may not be ordered from this database.

Mel Michigana (Login required - click here)
    Enrich your family and Michigan history research with the digital and audio materials found in this resource. Over 50,000 items from a broad spectrum of libraries and historical institutions in Michigan are included in this free online collection.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Michigana
    Provides a core of primary source documents for the study of Michigan history, packaged with an engaging user interface that provides students and researchers multiple ways of accessing the content. With state and regional histories, travel guides, biographies, speeches and more, the collection provides a range of primary documents.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Miss Humblebee's Academy
    Full online curriculum, preschool through kindergarten.

MSU Turfgrass Information File (Login required - click here)
    USGA Turfgrass Information File contains articles from peer reviewed publications, technical reports and conference proceedings, trade and professional publications, local professional newsletters, and popular magazines as well as monographs, theses and dissertations, fact sheets and brochures, software, and web documents

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


National Jukebox
    Historical Recordings from the Library of Congress

National Library of Medicine Digital Collections
    the National Library of Medicine's free online archive of biomedical books and videos. All the content in Digital Collections is in the public domain and freely available worldwide.

New York Times (Login required - click here)
    fulltext articles from 1995 - present

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


NoveList K-8 Plus (Login required - click here)
    Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading levels, Common Core standards; even books made into movies, and much more. Read reviews and learn about the author. Create your own reading wish list.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Nursing Resource Center (Login required - click here)
    a comprehensive resource that nurses, students, and instructors trust to deliver quality results because it was designed to match the “Nursing Process”. Whether preparing students for clinical exams, providing homework help, or NCLEX-RN test prep

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Login required - click here)
    Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


Pronunciator
    Learn a new language with Pronunciator.

    Provided for you by the Flint Public Library


Reference USA (in Library only, ask Librarian for sign-on ID)
    Business address information. Available inside the library only and may only be used by one patron at a time. Ask a librarian to sign you in.

Research in Context (Login required - click here)
    Research in Context is geared for Grades 6-8 and covers topics such as literature, science, social studies, and history from sources including National Geographic, Scholastic, and Gale. National and state specific curriculum standards are available too.

    Provide by MEL


Royal Society Archives
    Free full-text articles from the Royal Society Archives in Great Britain. The fully searchable online archive comprises around 60,000 scientific papers. Complimentary access is limited to those articles published before 1941.

Small Business Resource Center (Login required - click here)
    At the Small Business Resource Center, you will find a wealth of information about many subjects that affect your small business, from planning and financing to marketing and insurance.

    Provided by the Flint Public Library


Small Engine Repair Reference Center (Login required - click here)
    Repair information on ATVs, commercial mowers, farm tractors, generators, motorcycles, marine (boats), outdoor power equipment, PWC (personal watercraft/jet ski), snowblowers, snowmobiles, tillers and other small engines.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library


What Should I Read Next
    Find out books that are similar to those you are reading.

World Book Kids (Login required - click here)
    Recommended for: Young learners. Contains eight major subject categories: Arts, History and Government, People, Places, Plants and Animals, Science and Mathematics, Sports and Hobbies, World Religions. Has three sets of activities divided into: Make It! Think It! and Be It! Has full-featured pictures, sounds and videos. Also includes a section for teachers.

    Provided by the Michigan Electronic Library