Direct URLs to the MeL Databases

These links assume that MeL has registered the IP (Internet address) of your library. To register or report any additions or changes in your library's IP address, please use the IP Reporting Form.

Please note that for Gale databases, your library can change the lom_accessmich of the URL to your particular Gale location ID. Please contact the MeL Databases Support Staff for more information.

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Academic OneFile

Biography and Genealogy Master Index


Britannica School

Britannica School - Elementary

Britannica School - High

Britannica School - Learning Zone

Britannica School - Middle

Business Insights: Global

BusinessDecision (Only geo-IP authenticated URL available)

Computer Database

DemographicsNow: Business & People

Early World of Learning (Only geo-IP authenticated URL available)

eBook K-8 Collection,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=e860xna


Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (Only geo-IP authenticated URL available)

Expanded Academic ASAP

Gale Directory Library

Gale LegalForms

Gale PowerSearch

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library: Business Collection

General OneFile

General Reference Center Gold

Health and Wellness Resource Center

Health Reference Center Academic

HeritageQuest Online

Informe Académico

InfoTrac Business Collection

InfoTrac Newsstand

InfoTrac Student Edition

Kids InfoBits

LearningExpress Library (For sites with proxy servers/IP authentication only. Contact MeL Databases Support Staff if your library doesn't have those.)


MeL Michigana


Michigan Authors and Illustrators

Michigana (Sabin Collection): Sources in U.S. History Online

Military and Intelligence Database Collection

New York Times

NoveList K-8 Plus,uid&profile=novpk8

Nursing Resource Center

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Research in Context

Small Business Resource Center

Turfgrass Information Center

World Book Kids (Only geo-IP authenticated URL available)


Gale's InfoTrac Collections

Gale's InfoTrac Collections are smaller, subject-focused subsets of periodicals found in Academic OneFile and General OneFile. Each subject specific Collection has the content needed by a unique category of researcher. The following links are for setting up direct IP access to specific Collections. Please note that your library can change the lom_accessmich of the URL to your particular Gale location ID. To find out what your library's location ID is, please contact the MeL Databases Support Staff.


Agriculture Collection

Business Economics & Theory Collection

Communications & Mass Media Collection

Criminal Justice Collection

Culinary Arts Collection

Diversity Studies Collection

Environmental Studies & Policy Collection

Fine Arts & Music Collection

Gardening, Landscape & Horticulture Collection

Gender Studies Collection

General Science Collection

Home Improvement Collection

Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Collection

Information Science & Library Issues Collection

Insurance & Liability Collection

Nursing & Allied Health Collection

Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection

Pop Culture Collection

Popular Magazines Collection

Psychology Collection

Religion & Philosophy Collection

Small Business Collection

U.S. History Collection

Vocations & Careers Collection

War and Terrorism Collection

World History Collection

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