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New MeL Databases Announced for Oct. 1 and Nov. 1

The Library of Michigan has announced the following new line-up of MeL Databases. The new databases are slated to begin on October 1, 2011. [Updated July 7] Michigan State University‘s Turfgrass Information File (TGIF) will also continue to be offered through MeL Databases. [Updated September 21] Revised list of Gale databases to include all subsets. See also end of post for list of InfoTrac subsets included in Academic OneFile. [Updated October 11] NewsBank Michigan Newspapers Database will expire and be removed from MeL Databases on November 1, 2011.

• eLibrary
• eLibrary Elementary
• SIRS Discoverer
• SIRS Renaissance
• CultureGrams Online
• HeritageQuest Online
• Lansing State Journal


LearningExpress, LLC
• LearningExpress Library (inc. Basic Computer Skills)
• Job & Career Accelerator


GaleCengage Learning
• Academic OneFile with eCollections*
• Biography & Genealogy Master Index
• Books & Authors
• Business and Company ASAP
• Business and Company Resource Center
• Chilton’s
• Computer Database
• Culinary Arts Collection
• Gale Virtual Reference Library
• General Business File ASAP
• General OneFile with eCollections (includes General Reference Center Gold)
• Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health
• Health Reference Center Academic
• Informe!
• InfoTrac Newstand**
• Junior Edition
• Kids InfoBits
• LegalTrac
• Michigana: Sources in U.S. History
• Military and Intelligence Database
• Nursing Resource Center
• Opposing Viewpoints in Context
• Sabin Michigana
• Small Business Resource Center
• Student Edition

*Academic OneFile includes the following InfoTrac subsets:
•Expanded Academic ASAP
•InfoTrac Agriculture Collection
•InfoTrac Communications and Mass Media C
•InfoTrac Criminal Justice Collection
•InfoTrac Diversity Studies Collection
•InfoTrac Environmental Studies and Polic
•InfoTrac Fine Arts & Music Collection
•InfoTrac Gardening Landscape and Hortic
•InfoTrac Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Tran
•InfoTrac General Science Collection
•InfoTrac Home Improvement Collection
•InfoTrac Information Science and Library
•InfoTrac Insurance and Liability Collect
•InfoTrac Nursing and Allied Health Colle
•InfoTrac Physical Therapy and Sports Med
•InfoTrac Pop Culture Collection
•InfoTrac Psychology Collection
•InfoTrac Religion & Philosophy Collection
•InfoTrac Small Business Collection
•InfoTrac Tourism Hospitality and Leisure
•InfoTrac U.S. History Collection
•InfoTrac Vocations Careers and Technical
•InfoTrac War and Terrorism Collection
•InfoTrac World History Collection

**InfoTrac NewsStand titles
• Grand Rapids Press
• Michigan Newspapers
• New York Times

The MeL project is made possible by grant funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services administered by the State of Michigan through the Library of Michigan.