Addison Twp. Public Library

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    General Interest

    General Reference Center Gold



    Books and Reading

    Books and Authors

    eBook Collection

    Gale Virtual Reference Library


    Michigan Authors and Illustrators

    Popular Magazines Collection

    What's Next? from the Kent District Library


    Business Economics and Theory Collection

    Business Insights: Global


    DemographicsNow: Business and People

    Gale Directory Library

    Gale LegalForms

    Gale Virtual Reference Library: Business Collection

    General BusinessFile ASAP

    InfoTrac Newsstand

    Job and Career Accelerator

    LearningExpress Library


    New York Times

    Small Business Collection

    Small Business Resource Center

    Genealogy/Family History

    HeritageQuest Online

    Biography and Genealogy Master Index

    MeL Michigana

    Seeking Michigan


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    Health and Wellness

    Health and Wellness Resource Center

    Health Reference Center Academic


    Nursing and Allied Health Collection

    Nursing Resource Center

    Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection

    Psychology Collection


    High School Equivalency Center Job and Career Accelerator LearningExpress Library Lifelong Soft Skills Videos from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success




    Early World of Learning

    eBook K-8 Collection


    eLibrary Elementary (K-6)

    Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

    General Reference Center Gold

    InfoTrac Junior Edition

    Kids InfoBits

    LearningExpress Library

    NoveList K-8 Plus

    School Center

    SIRS Discoverer Deluxe

    World Book Kids


    Gale LegalForms


    Michigan Legal Help


    Books & Authors

    College Preparation Learning Center



    Expanded Academic ASAP

    Gale Virtual Reference Library

    General Reference Center Gold (advanced materials)

    Health and Wellness Resource Center

    InfoTrac Junior Edition (middle and junior high school)

    InfoTrac Student Edition (high school)

    Job and Career Accelerator

    LearningExpress Library

    MeL Michigana

    NoveList K-8 Plus (Teen Section)

    Opposing Viewpoints in Context

    SIRS Discoverer Deluxe (K - 9th grade)

    SIRS Renaissance (high school)

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  • Good Reads

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  • Ancestry Library Edition

    Search census, message boards, Social Security Death Index and much more.

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