MeL-logo-10-18.png  MeL (the Michigan eLibrary)

MeL new-window-icon.png, the Michigan eLibrary, is a statewide service administered by the Library of Michigan new-window-icon.png.

  • is an anywhere, anytime library for Michigan residents.
  • contains magazine, newspaper and journal articles, books, eBooks, online courses and evaluated websites.
  • can be used by any citizen of the state at no charge 24 hours/day.

MeL is a statewide service of the Library of Michigan new-window-icon.png, an agency of the Michigan Department of Education. The Library of Michigan contracts with MCLS and partners with a number of Michigan organizations and institutions to provide MeL services. MeL is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services new-window-icon.png. Additional funding is provided by the State of Michigan and the Library of Michigan Foundation new-window-icon.png.

MCLS staff provide support and training for two components of MeL: MeLCat & the MeL Databases. MCLS staff also manages RIDES, the statewide delivery service. If your library is looking for ways to promote MeL, those resources can be found in Promotion & Training. new-window-icon.png