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eResources Training

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Use this page to find upcoming eResources training, recorded webinars, and helpful videos and fact sheets about the MeL resources most in-demand at Michigan public libraries.

Upcoming webinars

EBSCO Literary Resources

In this one-hour session, we will provide an overview of both centers, including content, browsing, searching, and using full-text. We will also review tool for incorporating this content into the classroom.


EBSCO Do-It-Yourself Resources

In this one-hour session, we will provide an overview of Hobbies and Crafts, Small Engine Repair, and Home Improvement Reference Centers, and AutoMate, including content, browsing, searching, and using full-text.


Recorded Webinars

Recorded webinars

Did you miss a scheduled webinar? Don't worry! We have recordings for you.

EBSCO Introductions

Overviews of the new resources we have from EBSCO.


EBSCO Training by Subject

Only care about a specific resource area? Check out these recordings for specific products and subject areas.


LearningExpress Library Introductions

Refresh your LearningExpress Library knowledge.


World Book

Recordings of past webinars by World Book.

Quick Help

Tools and tricks for using our most popular eResources.

A to Z Databases

Detailed information on 30 million businesses and executives and 2 million new businesses. Includes data on over 200 million residents as well as new movers/homeowners. Special features include a background and criminal history search. Information provided on U. S. healthcare professionals. Includes a jobs database and email marketing.

Automate

Repair information and schedules, diagrams, parts and labor estimates, service alerts, and recalls. Covers thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.

Britannica School

Nonfiction content geared for K-12 students. Includes over 132,000 encyclopedia articles, 103,000 images, 7,500 multimedia elements, more than 27,000 eBooks, and novels and essays. Tools include translation for 50+ languages and read-aloud functionality. Includes Lexile ranges and alignment with Michigan Department of Education Academic Standards across a variety of subjects.

Consumer Reports

Provides clear reviews of commonly purchased products. Consumer Reports uses careful research, consumer insights, journalism, and policy expertise to help you inform purchase decisions. Also works to improve the products and services that businesses deliver, and drive regulatory and fair competitive practices.

Learning Express Library

Over 700 courses, practice tests, tutorials, eBooks, and flashcards. Practice tests include ACT, SAT, PSAT and TOEFL, as well as trade certification, civil service, math and reading tests, and U.S. citizenship.

MasterFILE Complete

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.

MyHeritage Library Edition

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. Over 2 billion family trees.

NoveList

Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, books made into movies, and much more. Read reviews and learn about the author. Create your own reading wish list. Includes tools for teachers such as Lexile levels and Common Core standards.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Provides different views about issues that help students develop critical thinking skills. This resource brings balance and perspective to contemporary issues using arguments from experts.

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Additional funding is provided by the State of Michigan and the Library of Michigan Foundation.

Library of Michigan Institute of Museum and Library Services Michigan Department of Education