Online Articles

The following databases are available within the library and unless otherwise specified, at home or work for Michigan residents only.


Alldata – Auto repair information and schematics

A comprehensive resource for automotive diagnostic and repair information. This database can only be used in the library.

– News Coverage from over 3,000 Local, State, and National Resources

Keep up on the latest current events with Newsbank. With your library card you have access to over 80 local and 3000 national news sources. Local news sources include the Eastsider, Detroit News and Crain’s Detroit Business.
This database requires a library card when used outside of the library.


The Right Connection – Community Services

Designed by the Macomb County Youth Council for use by Macomb County service personnel to assist families in locating free or low-cost community services.


Local history archive – Local images, maps, and documents

This resource gives users access to historical and genealogical materials in digital form. View old pictures, maps, and documents from Macomb County, Troy, and Harper Woods. To search click the above link and add search terms in the catalog search bar.


MeL Databases – Online magazine articles and other information

Databases are provided by the Library of Michigan through the Michigan Electronic Library or MeL. Included are Academic OneFile, Chilton, Legal Forms Library, Learning Express Library, and many more. Many of the articles are full text and peer reviewed.