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Find historical information spanning all time periods. FCL also houses a local history collection in the Heritage Room at the Farmington Hills location. Find archives of several popular and local newspapers in our Newspaper & Magazines collection.

Caribbean Search is the most extensive research database of full-text content pertaining to the countries and people of the Caribbean. Covering all areas of Caribbean study, it includes full-text journals, magazines, newspapers, reports and reference books.

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Explora for Public Libraries provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books, grouped into easy-to-browse categories. Subjects include Art and Literature, Biography, Business and Careers, Current Events, Geography and Culture, Health, History and Social Science, Science, and Math.

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In addition to full-text historical reference books, primary source documents and biographies, History Reference Centerincludes full text and selective content from more than 140 leading history journals. Content comes from leading history publishers. It also includes multimedia content including more than 45,000 images.

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Search academic journals, magazines and news articles for subjects including history, literature, political science, philosophy, language, and religion.

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Jewish Studies Source is a rich full-text database offering a multidisciplinary view of Jewish civilization, from its historical origins to the present. It provides hundreds of publications devoted to Jewish studies, including scholarly journals, magazines, books, monographs, biographies and more. 

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A popular history magazine geared toward professionals and enthusiasts alike, Michigan History offers a wide variety of subject matter, time frames, and perspectives while inspiring, educating, and entertaining its readers. Coverage runs from January 1, 1998, through May 1, 2009. 

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This full-text, searchable digital collection is composed of a variety of original documents, death notices, maps, and photos in various formats contributed or reviewed and approved by OCHR members. Each item is documented with the citation or source. The focus is on pre 1930s copyright free materials. 

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U. S. History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. The new solution merges Gale’s authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

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World History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. The new solution merges Gale’s authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

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Search Across Multiple Disciplines

Academic Search Complete (ACS) is designed specifically for academic research. ACS is the world’s most comprehensive multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals.

This collection offers information in many areas of academic study including, but not limited to: anthropology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women’s studies, and many other fields.

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This eBook collection offers the eBooks that students depend on for their research. This multidisciplinary collection includes thousands of eBooks covering a large selection of academic subjects and features eBooks from leading publishers and university presses. 

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Search multiple EBSCO databases at once. Includes Academic Search Complete, Applied Science & Technology, eBook Collection, MAS Complete, and many more. 

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A large collection of full-text eBooks in electronic format that is available 24/7 from any Internet-connected device. 

Browse Gale Ebooks: Virtual Reference Library

Search the world’s largest online catalog of books and magazines. Includes a description of the item and which libraries own the item. 

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