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High School Ace

High School Ace
High School Ace is a free online learning center that features subject guides for English, foreign languages, math, science and social studies.

High School Equivalency Center

High School Equivalency Center
Use tests, eBooks, and tutorials to assess and build your skill levels in reading, writing and math and prepare for the GED® Test in English and Spanish.

Historical Detroit Free Press (1831-1922)

Historical Detroit Free Press (1831-1922)
The Detroit Free Press is a rich source of genealogical and local history information. It covers the period before statehood, the American Civil War, and the growth of the mining, lumber and automotive industries. The information contained within the scanned and searchable pages is not limited to just Detroit area news.

History Reference Center

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Documents, photos, maps, film, and video from leading history journals. Also includes biographies of historical figures. 

Inkless Tales

Inkless Tales
Stories, songs, poems, finger puppets, crafts and more presented by children's musician, Bushey, Elizabeth. All resources are free.

Interactives: Elements of a Story

Interactives: Elements of a Story
Learn the seven elements of a story while listening to "Cinderella". The elements you will learn are: setting, characters, sequence, exposition, conflict, climax, and resolution.

Internal Revenue Service

Internal Revenue Service
View and download current and past federal tax forms and instructions. Get answers to common tax questions.

Into the Book

Into the Book
Learn eight reading strategies to improve your understanding of stories. Each strategy features a video example and an opportunity to try the strategy yourself. Strategies include: questioning, evaluating, inferring, prior knowledge, making connections, summarizing, synthesizing, and visualizing.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy
Video tutoring for math, science, economics, arts and humanities, computing, test prep and more. Login is not required. Click on "subjects" then select a topic to locate video tutorials.

KidsReads

Kids Reads
Find information about your favorite books, series, and authors. Select reviews of the newest titles, interviews with the coolest authors, trivia games, word scrambles, and awesome contests!

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library
Test Prep/Jobs/Careers. Seven interactive learning centers of academic and licensing/certification practice tests, elementary level testing for math and reading, and skills building tools. Click "More" for centers links. Learning centers: High School Equivalency, College Preparation, College, Career, Adult Learning, School, and Recursos para Hispanohablantes.

Lifelong Soft Skills Videos

Lifelong Soft Skills Videos
Fourteen new eLearning videos under four categories to help teach soft skills - Communication, Critical thinking, Collaboration, and Creativity. Watch one or all 14 at your own pace to raise awareness about 21st century key skills needed for workplace success.

Lil' Fingers Storybooks

Lil' Fingers Storybooks
Simple online stories for young children to read and interact with. Story themes on opposites, monsters, numbers, potty time, colors, emotions, and more will interest emerging readers. Also includes coloring pages, videos and games.

MasterFile Complete

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Broad collection of popular full-text magazines and reference books. Contains Consumer Reports. Covers subjects including: business, health, education, fitness, sports and leisure, personal finance, general science, multicultural issues, DIY, and fashion. Also includes photos, maps, and flags.

MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus
Intended for informational purposes only. Covers all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing. Learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find the meanings of words, view medical videos or illustrations, get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition.

MedlinePlus en Español

MedlinePlus en Español
Para pacientes y sus familias y amigos. Producida por la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina, MedlinePlus le brinda información sobre enfermedades, condiciones y bienestar en un lenguaje fácil de leer. MedlinePlus ofrece información confiable, actualizada en todo momento, en cualquier lugar y de forma gratuita. Usted puede usar MedlinePlus para aprender sobre los últimos tratamientos, buscar información sobre medicamentos o mirar los videos e ilustraciones. También puede encontrar enlaces a investigaciones sobre su tema de interés así como también ensayos clínicos sobre una enfermedad o condición.

Michigan Authors and Illustrators

Michigan Authors and Illustrators
Searchable database of Michigan authors and illustrators that provides biographical and contact information. Indicates whether person will do library presentations.