Library website will be temporarily down tonight from 10 pm to midnight.

So that you may continue your work through the downtime a resource list is provided below to enable direct connection to most of our e-resources.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns please contact Rebecca Karlis, Reference and Electronic Services Librarian, at

Search the Marygrove Library for books:

Library catalog

Access ebooks from home:


ebooks on Ebscohost

Search other libraries for books:



Interlibrary loan:

To make interlibrary loan requests please email

Search for scholarly articles (See below for complete listings):

Google Scholar

OmniFile Full Text Select


Academic OneFile mel tiny m

ProQuest Research Library

SIRS Researcher & Renaissance

LexisNexis Academic

Search by citation

Find journals by name

Search by citation

Campus quicklinks


Student email

Faculty/staff email


Printing account

College directory

Technology Help: 313.927.1282

Citation guides:

Download the library guide to APA

Download the library guide to MLA

Download the guide to using Zotero


Complete alphabetical list of databases:

Academic OneFile (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Peer-reviewed, full-text coverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects

Agriculture Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
400+ titles focused on agriculture and its related fields: from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture

Applied Science & Technology Full Text (EBSCOhost)
International English-language science and technology periodicals

Art Full Text (EBSCOhost)
Leading publications in the world of the arts

ArticleFirst (OCLC FirstSearch)
Article citations from 16,000+ journals

Search job postings for a career in the arts
Requires a username and password – please contact a Marygrove librarian for this information

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Biography & Genealogy Master Index (Gale) mel tiny m
Cites current, readily available reference sources, as well as the most important retrospective works that cover individuals, both living and deceased, from every field of activity and from all areas of the world

Biography Index Past and Present (EBSCOhost)
Cites biographies and autobiographies, as well as interviews, obituaries, collections of letters, diaries, memoirs, juvenile literature, book reviews, bibliographies and exhibition reviews going back to 1946

Biological & Agricultural Index Plus (EBSCOhost)
Access to the core literature of biology and agriculture, including many peer-reviewed and full-text articles

BioMed Central (Open access)
Online publisher of free peer-reviewed scientific articles in all areas of medical research and biology

Book Review Digest Plus (EBSCOhost)
Provides over 100,000 full-text reviews and review excerpts of fiction and non-fiction books for adults, young adults and children going back to 1983

Books & Authors (Gale) mel tiny m
Book suggestions from experts

Business Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCOhost)
Provides fast, convenient access to a multitude of outstanding sources, from The New York Times Business Section and The Wall Street Journal to magazines and scholarly journals

Business & Company ASAP (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Access to all the business and management journals, trade journals, newspapers and directories needed for in-depth research on companies, products, markets, industries, economics and management disciplines. It also provides full-text U.S. and international private and public company directory listings, and full-text PR Newswire releases on those corporations

Business Insights: Essentials (Gale) mel tiny m
Access to a wide variety of global business information including competitive intelligence, career and investment opportunities, business rankings, company histories and much more

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The Catalog of Art Museum Images Online (CAMIO) is a growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums

Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database
Information about children’s books, video and audio recordings, and other children-focused media; includes critical reviews, information about awards, best book lists, and state reading lists

Chilton Online Auto Repair (Gale) mel tiny m
Automotive repair information for do-it-yourself (DIY) people

Choice Reviews Online
Reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education

CINAHL Plus with Full-Text (EBSCOhost)
The most comprehensive resource for nursing and allied health literature

Clase & Periodica (OCLC FirstSearch)
More than 300,000 social sciences, humanities, science and technology citations published in 2,600 scholarly journals in the Spanish, Portuguese, French and English languages

Communications & Mass Media Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
More than 250 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field: key subjects covered include advertising and public relations, linguistics, and literature

Computer Database (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology

Criminal Justice Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
More than 700 journals for those studying to become a lawyer or law enforcement officer, paralegal, forensic scientist or for a career in Homeland Security

Culinary Arts Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
250 major cooking and nutrition magazines; includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information

CultureGrams (ProQuest) mel tiny m
Concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on countries across the globe; includes photos, downloadable slideshows and streaming videos, build-your-own sortable data tables and graphs, interviews with native children and adults, printable maps and flags, sounds files for the national anthems and country names and much more.

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Debatabase is the ultimate resource for those looking for intuitive arguments and in-depth analysis for opposing sides of hundreds of contemporary and timeless topics.

Directory of Open Access Journals (Open access)
Categorized, searchable links to free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

Diversity Studies Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Access to more than 2.7 million articles exploring cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community

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Ebooks (OCLC FirstSearch)
Catalog of online electronic books available through libraries worldwide

Education Full Text (EBSCOhost)
An international range of English-language periodicals, monographs and yearbooks

eLIbrary (ProQuest) mel tiny m
Delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed to support every range of user, including elementary students, college-prep and college-level researchers, and professional educators. Educators can even search for resources that correlate to state and national standards.

eLibrary Elementary (ProQuest) mel tiny m
An easy-to-use general reference database designed specifically to engage and guide younger students

Environmental Studies & Policy Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Coverage of environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests

ERIC (OCLC FirstSearch)
The world’s largest digital library of education literature

Essay & General Literature Index (EBSCOhost)
Access to the citations for nearly 65,000 essays contained in more than 5,000 anthologies and collections. Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences, with subject coverage ranging from economics, political science, and history to criticism of literary works, art history, drama, and film

Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Access scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers from arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, many with full text and images

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Fine Arts & Music Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
More than 150 full-text magazines and journals in areas such as drama, music, art history, and film-making

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Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale) mel tiny m
More than 5,000 eBooks in virtually any subject, including health, business, careers, history, literature, biography, science and many more

Gardening, Landscape & Horticulture Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
More than 100 journals focused on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture for gardening enthusiasts and professionals alike

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Issues Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Covers topics such as gender studies, sexual behavior surveys, family and marital issues, conversion therapy, gay and lesbian rights, homophobia, health aspects and others

General Business File ASAP (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Full-text journals, investment reports, directory listings and newswire releases, as well as indexing of three national newspapers. Tap into the world’s leading business, industry, management, economics, investment and company information

General OneFile (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Full-text news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and others

General Reference Center Gold (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Newspaper articles, reference books, magazines, and trade publications on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more

General Science Full Text (EBSCOhost)
Articles on astronomy, atmospheric science, biology, botany, chemistry, conservation, earth science, environment, food, genetics, health, mathematics, medicine, microbiology, nutrition, oceanography, physics, physiology, and zoology.

General Science Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Covers the latest scientific developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology and other areas

Google Scholar
Search across many disciplines for articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites

GPO Monthly Catalog (OCLC FirstSearch)
Covers all types of US government documents

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Health & Wellness Resource Center (Gale) mel tiny m
Access to medical, statistical, health, and related information

Health Reference Center Academic (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Full-text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources that offer reliable health information to researchers, including nursing and allied health students

HeritageQuest Online mel tiny m
Online source of information for conducting genealogical and local history research

Heritage of the Printed Book (OCLC FirstSearch)
Union catalog of European printing from the 15th century to the middle of the 19th century, compiled by the Consortium of European Research Libraries

Highwire Press
A division of the Stanford University Libraries that produces free online full-text versions of high-impact, peer-reviewed journals and other scholarly content

Home Improvement Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
More than 200 home-improvement titles covering topics such as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others

Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism fields. A great resource for curious travelers and serious researchers

Humanities Full Text (EBSCOhost)
The most noted scholarly sources in the humanities

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Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text (EBSCOhost)
The most important legal periodicals and law books

Information Science & Library Issues Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Access to current information for the library professional

Informe! en Espanol (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias

Infotrac Junior Edition (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
This collection of articles provides diverse perspectives and full-text coverage to help junior high and middle school students find the answers they need to all their general reference questions

Infotrac Newsstand (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Full-text articles from more than a thousand U.S. and international newspapers

Infotrac Student Edition (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
This collection provides high school students with access to a variety of full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books on topics such as current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more

Insurance & Liability Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Covers the protection of assets (physical or intellectual) for everyone from the individual property owner to the multinational corporation

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Job & Career Accelerator mel tiny m
Combines everything you need for a successful job search into one easy-to-use online application. (May require that you create a free account.)

Archives of over 400 leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences

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Kids InfoBits (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Designed especially for students in kindergarten through grade five, this collection has an engaging, developmentally appropriate graphic interface and provides access to premier reference content and the best magazines for elementary students

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LearningExpress Library mel tiny m
Based on official standardized tests, this resource helps students and adults improve scores on academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams. Hundreds of tests, tutorials, and courses are included, with immediate scoring available. There is also a section on job searching and career information. (May require that you create a free account.)

LegalTrac (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Full-text coverage of major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals

LexisNexis Academic
Access to full-text news, business, and legal publications, using a variety of flexible search options

Library Literature & Information Science Full Text (EBSCOhost)
Reflecting the latest trends in the rapidly evolving field of library and information science, this database includes full text from over 100 select publications, and indexes English and foreign-language periodicals, selected state journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, books, and library school theses, plus over 300 books per year

Literature Resource Center (Gale)
One of the most current, comprehensive, and reliable resources for research on literary topics, authors, and their works. Its coverage includes all genres and disciplines, all time periods, and all regions of the world

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MEDLINE (OCLC FirstSearch)
Covers all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing

Michigan Authors and Illustrators mel tiny m
Find out about Michigan authors. Look for non-fiction, poetry, mysteries, romance, children’s books and much more. You can also find authors for presentations and visits.

Michigana (Gale) mel tiny m
This digital archive documents state history. It provides access to a wide variety of documents: personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises and children’s books

Military & Intelligence Database (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
A custom collection of over 400 journals, covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. Key subjects include socioeconomic effects of war, governmental policies, the structure of armed forces, and others

MLA International Bibliography (ProQuest)
An index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics

MLA Literary Research Guide
An annotated listing of reference sources in English literary studies

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Nursing & Allied Health Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Peer-reviewed as well as popular literature that covers all aspects of the nursing profession from direct patient care to health care administration

Nursing Resource Center (Gale) mel tiny m
Supports nursing programs and presents students with information that mirrors the “nursing process” – a workflow that organizes how students diagnose, treat and care for patients – as it is taught in the classroom

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OAIster (OCLC FirstSearch)
Multidisciplinary digital resources from open archive collections

OmniFile Full Text Select (EBSCOhost)
Full-text articles in science, humanities, and business

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale) mel tiny m
Offers essays, statistics, primary sources, biographies, court case overviews, images, and curriculum standards for controversial social issues

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PapersFirst (OCLC FirstSearch)
An index of papers presented at conferences worldwide

Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Covers proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, unique applications for specific sports and more

Pop Culture Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course

ProceedingsFirst (OCLC FirstSearch)
An index of worldwide conference proceedings

Project MUSE (Basic college collection)
Humanities and social science content for the scholarly community

ProQuest Research Library (ProQuest)
Covers the top 150 core academic subject reference areas; an invaluable and extensive database for a number of different academic disciplines; accessible to readers and researchers at every level

Psychology Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops and diminishes over time

PsycInfo (ProQuest)
Published by the American Psychological Associations; provides comprehensive indexing and abstracts of the international psychological literature from the 1800s to the present

Public Library of Science (Open access)
Open access and freely available scientific and medical literature

Comprises more than 21 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to free full-text, as well as links to full-text in other library databases.

PubMed Central (Open access)
A free full-text open access archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine

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Readers’ Guide Full Text Mega (EBSCOhost)
Current events coverage, curriculum support, and general-interest periodicals

Religion & Philosophy Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Provides coverage of different religions, philosophies and how they impact our daily lives

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SCIPIO (OCLC FirstSearch)
Art and rare book sales and auction catalogs

SIRS Researcher & Renaissance mel tiny m
SIRS Researcher covers the leading Issues most studied and debated by students. SIRS Renaissance covers current perspectives on the arts and humanities

Small Business Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
For business schools and entrepreneurs, this compilation provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories

Small Business Resource Center (Gale) mel tiny m
Offers complete small business management resources via a combination of periodicals and reference content

Social Sciences Full Text (EBSCOhost)
Covers the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories, and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences

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U.S. History Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
Useful both to the novice historian and to the advanced academic researcher, this collection of journals provides balanced coverage of both current thought on events in U.S. history as well as scholarly work established in the field

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War & Terrorism Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
For students and researchers of history, social science and current events, this collection provides insight into conflicts and their multiple causes

World Bank Data Catalog (Open access)
A listing of available World Bank datasets, including databases, pre-formatted tables and reports

World History Collection (Gale Infotrac) mel tiny m
A collection of leading journals in the field of world history for both the novice historian and the advanced academic researcher

WorldCat (OCLC FirstSearch)
Books and other materials in libraries worldwide

WorldCat Dissertations (OCLC FirstSearch)
A database of all dissertations and theses available in WorldCat


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