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Gale PowerSearch LinkGale PowerSearch:  Power search ALL of our databases and the Michigan eLibrary at once. 

Gale Virtual Reference Library LinkGale Virtual Reference Library: Enjoy unlimited access to top reference eBooks.


World History in Context LinkWorld History in Context: For those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History.

U.S. History in ContextU.S. History in Context: Contextual content on significant people, events and topics in US History

click here to visit the gale research in context websiteResearch in Context: Reference content covering a range of the most studied topics including cultures, government, people, U.S. and world history, literature and more.

Gale-Opposing-Views-in-Context-LinkOpposing Viewpoints in Context covering today’s hottest social and political issues.


Online Resources

External LinkPros & Cons of Controversial Issues: Find your issue and information to support both pros and cons.

External Portal to government documents, statistics, laws, etc. for federal government and all 50 states.

External LinkNational Archives: Governmental records of all kinds, from artwork and literary manuscripts to military records and pensions.

External LinkLibrary of Congress: Access primary documents of all kinds: photos, letters, music, maps, interviews, etc.

External LinkWebster Dictionary: Dictionary, thesaurus, word of the day, words at play, quizzes and much more.


Citation Resources

External LinkOttoBib: MLA, APA, & Chicago style formatting (requires ISBN)

External LinkKnightCiteMLA, APA, & Chicago style formatting 

External LinkCitation MachineMLA, APA & Chicago style formatting 

Purdue Online Writing Lab

External LinkMLA Citations

External LinkAPA Citations

Video DocumentUnderstanding MLA Style (8th Edition, 2016 updates)



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