A-Z List of Resources

All of our databases and citation tools are available to the NMC community from off campus as well as to users in Osterlin Library. If you can't find the item you're searching for, we may be able to obtain a copy through Interlibrary Loan (ILL). To search all resources, please use FIND IT!

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Academic OneFile » (Gale)

A large collection of peer-reviewed, full-text periodicals covering multiple research disciplines. In addition to 9,000 academic journals, Academic OneFile also includes the full-text of major newspapers – back to 1995 – as well as hundreds of podcasts, video and reference content from premier publishers. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

Academic Search Elite » (EBSCO)

This database contains the full-text of more than 2,000 journals, including more that 1,500 peer-reviewed titles. This multi-disciplinary database covers virtually every area of academic study. More than 100 journals have PDF images going back to 1985.

Agriculture collection » (Gale)

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

Biography and genealogy master index » (Gale)

Indexes current, readily available reference sources, as well as the most important retrospective works that cover individuals, both living and deceased, from every field of activity and from all areas of the world. Bibliographic citations only — no full-text. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

Business Insights: Essentials » (Gale)

Is a fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies, and periodicals. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

Business Source Elite » (EBSCO)

Includes journal articles from top business sources including scholarly and peer reviewed publications, 1985 to present.

Chilton library »

ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make, and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

Chronicle of Higher Education »

The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe.

CINAHL » (EBSCO)

Covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. In addition, this database offers indexing to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters.

Communication and mass media collection » (Gale)

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

Computer Database » (Gale)

Use this database to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

Contemporary Literary Criticism » (Gale)

Significant published criticism on the works of novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers, and other creative writers now living or who died after December 31, 1959.

Credo reference »

Over 600 reference books, with information on a range of subjects. This is a good place to start your research. 

Criminal justice collection » (Gale)

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

Culinary arts collection » (gale)

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

Detroit Free Press »

Fee based full text newspaper archive, 1982 to present. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

ebrary »

Over 46,000 full text books available for viewing in your web browser. Contains books on a range of academic, college-level subjects.

EBSCOhost »

This database contains the full-text of more than 2,000 journals, including more than 1,500 peer-reviewed titles. This multi-disciplinary database covers virtually every area of academic study. More than 100 journals have PDF images going back to 1985.

Environmental issues » (Salem Press)

Full-text articles from this reference series.

Environmental studies and policy collection » (Gale)

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

ERIC » (EBSCO)

Abstracts and digests of education related materials.

Expanded Academic ASAP » (Gale)

From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers — many with full-text and images! Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

FDsys (federal digital systems) »

Provides free online access to official Federal Government publications which include Congressional, Presidential and Federal agency materials. Through FDsys, you are able to search, browse and download documents and publications. Available freely to everyone everywhere.

Films on Demand »

A collection of educational films which can be viewed immediately by streaming the video on any computer with a high-speed Internet connection. The service provides access for classroom or individual viewing, and offers different viewing options for integration with course management systems.

Fine arts and music collection » (Gale)

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

Gale Virtual Reference Library » (Gale)

Electronic reference books. Some are provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

gardening, landscape and horticulture collection » (Gale)

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

General Business File ASAP » (Gale)

Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full-text ad images available. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

General OneFile » (Gale)

Formerly INFOTRAC OneFile. A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

General Reference Center Gold » (Gale)

Journal articles in a general interest and business database, 1980 to present. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

GreenFILE » (EBSCO)

Information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

Health & Wellness Resource Center » (Gale)

Basic health information including a medical dictionary and encyclopedia, drug finder, and health assessment tools. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

Health Reference Center Academic » (Gale)

Journal articles in a health database, 1980 to present. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

Health Source: Nursing Academic Edition »(EBSCO)

Journal articles including scholarly and peer-reviewed nursing and allied health journals, 1975 to present.

Heritage quest online » (proquest)

HeritageQuest Online includes all of the images, and extensive indexing, from the 1790–1930 U.S. federal censuses. It offers more than 22,000 digitized book titles, including early family histories and local histories. Additionally, there are more than 250 primary-source documents. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

History » (Salem Press)

Full-text articles from reference books on American popular culture and people

History reference Center » (EBSCO)

Offers full text from more than 2,400 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 130 leading history periodicals, more than 61,100 historical documents, 66,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 110,200 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.

Home improvement collection » (Gale)

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

Informe! en espanol » (Gale)

Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

INFOTRAC diversity studies collection » (Gale)

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

INFOTRAC gLBT Life and Issues / Gender Studies » (Gale)

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

INFOTRAC newsstand » (Gale)

Newspaper articles from 120 newspapers including the Detroit News and New York Times. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

INFOTRAC pop culture collection » (Gale)

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

INFOTRAC religion & Philosophy collection » (Gale)

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

INFOTRAC U.S. history collection » (Gale)

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

INFOTRAC war and terrorism collection » (Gale)

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

INFOTRAC world history collection » (Gale)

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

JSTOR — Arts and sciences I »

Journal articles in a scholarly database including anthropology, education, history, literature, philosophy, and sociology.

Learning express library »

Many resources for learning and testing general business skills. Includes tutorials on MS Office software, basic math and grammar. Also includes test preparation and practice exams including GED, LSAT, ASVAB, real estate, postal worker, law enforcement, U.S. citizenship, and more. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

LegalTrac » (Gale)

Use this database to find articles in all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers. Included are articles on Federal and State Cases, Laws and Regulations, Legal Practice, and Taxation. Also included are: British Commonwealth, European Union and International Law. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

Lexis-Nexis Academic »

Journal articles and newspaper articles covering news, business, law, medicine including U.S., world, and transcript news sources; company, industry, and accounting information; federal, state, and Supreme Court cases; and medical news and journals.

Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts (LISTA) »

Covers professional and scholarly periodicals in library and information science.

Magill's Medical Guide » (Salem Press)

An authoritative, easy-to-use encyclopedia for health topics — full-text online.

Michigan Authors and Illustrators »

Bio-bibliographic information on authors and illustrators related to Michigan. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

Michigan Compiled Laws »

Michigan Legislative Session Information and Michigan Compiled Laws from the Michigan Legislature. Available to everyone everywhere.

Michigana: sources in U.S. History Online » (Gale)

This digital archive documents state history. Drawn from the Sabin collection and other Gale sources, the archive provides access to a wide variety of documents: personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises and children's books. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

Military and intelligence database » (Gale)

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

Mind, Brain and Education »

Music library »

Royalty-free collection licensed from Opuzz.com provides music that can be used for any NMC-related presentations, multimedia projects, or other activities.

New England Journal of Medicine »

The full text of all articles published since 1993 in this premier medical journal.

New York Times »

The daily newspaper from 1985-present. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

Newspaper Source » (EBSCO)

Newspaper articles from 200 regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, and newswires. Includes selected full text of the Detroit Free Press.

Noodlebib »

Interactive tools to aid students and professionals with online research. Use NoodleBib to create MLA or APA citations. Additional resources for selecting a search engine and finding some relevant sources.

Nursing and allied health collection » (Gale)

Brings together in an easy-to-use interface disease and drug overviews, care plans, relevant journal results and animated anatomy and physiology diagrams to complement the core encyclopedia texts. The information is written in accessible language for students completing class assignments and preparing for clinicals. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

Online Water Library »

NMC Osterlin Library's open-access repository for research on the Great Lakes, inland lakes and streams, and groundwater in the Grand Traverse Bay region. Provided as a public service for researchers, educators and the general public.

Osterlin Library Online Catalog (iLink) »

Index or catalog of books, reference books, and government documents in the Osterlin Library. Available to everyone everywhere.

Psychology collection » (Gale)

Helps explore what makes people "tick." This collection gives users a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops — and diminishes — over time. Provides full-text access to 200 subject-appropriate periodicals. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

Regional Business News » (EBSCO)

Comprehensive coverage from regional business publications, including 75 journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

SALEM PRESS eBooks » (SALEM PRESS)

Full-text articles from reference books on:

Science Direct »

Access to scholarly articles back to 1995 in Health Sciences, Life Sciences, and Physical Sciences.

Small business collection » (Gale)

Learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites. Provided by the Michigan eLibrary and accessible to all Michigan residents at www.mel.org.

Social issues in America »

More than 170 entries covering a range of current social issues in America today, from abortion, academic freedom, and affirmative action to consumer debt, homeland security, illegal immigration, poverty and wealth, reproductive rights, and terrorism. Each entry discusses the historical origins of a particular debate or controversy; the means for dealing with it in the past; current perspectives and arguments; and the implications for society in the near- and long-term future.

STAT-USA »

Business, trade, international marketing, statistics, and economic information.

Traverse city Newspaper Index »

NMC Osterlin Library created an index for the following newspapers: The Grand Traverse Herald, The Evening Record, The Morning Record, The Traverse Bay Eagle, and The Traverse City Record Eagle. The index covers newspaper stories, including birth, marriage, and death announcements, from the Traverse City area from 1868 to approximately 1985. This is a freely-available index, provided as a public service. Articles are available full-text on microfilm at Osterlin Library and at Traverse Area District Library. To request articles from Osterlin Library, use the ILL Request form.

Traverse City Record-Eagle »

Contains most issues of the newspaper in the following date ranges: 1858 to 1977, 1988 & 1989 and 2009 to 2012.

WorldCat »

Index or catalog of books, web resources, and other material in libraries worldwide. From 12th century manuscripts to current titles, this catalog of over 40 million book records is updated daily. This is not the Osterlin Library catalog. Osterlin Library can borrow these materials for you via Interlibrary Loan.

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