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Research Databases

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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 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 LinkKnightCite: MLA, APA, & Chicago style formatting 

External LinkCitation Machine: MLA, APA & Chicago style formatting 

Purdue Online Writing Lab

External LinkMLA Citations

External LinkAPA Citations

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


Other Libraries

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Traverse Area District Library (TADL)
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Michigan eLibrary Link

MeL: Offers a core set of databases, ebooks, and millions of articles from over 45,000 indexed magazines and newspapers. Directions

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YA Book Permission Form

At times, a student will be advised to seek parent/guardian permission before reading a YA (Young Adult) book since it is intended for a more mature audience.  Please complete the Google FormsYA Book Permission Form so the LMC staff will be aware of how to proceed.  Thank you for your continued interest in your student's reading habits.