Highland Township Public Library - 444 Beach Farm Circle, Highland, MI 48357. 248-887-2218. www.highlandlibrary.info

Highland Township Public Library

444 Beach Farm Circle, P.O. Box 277, Highland, MI 48357

248-887-2218 - www.highlandlibrary.info


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Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition

Available in the library only.

Tumblebooks - animated, narrated storybooks and more. Available online anytime.

Mango - Click and enter your Highland Library Card Number to access Mango Languages Online

 enter your Highland Library Card number and have access to 47 foreign language learning courses and 16 English language learning options.

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Genealogy Databases

Ancestry Library Edition Available in the library only.

Biography and Genealogy Master Index

HeritageQuest Online

Michigana (Sabin Collection): Sources in U.S. History Online 


Health & Wellness

Health and Wellness Resource Center

Health Reference Center Academic

Magill's Medical Guide Online NEW! (enter first 5 digits of your Highland Library card number for password if accessing from home)

MedlinePlus (free version) 


Research (college and professional)

Academic One File

Gale Virtual Reference Library

General Reference Center Gold

Health Reference Center Academic


SIRS Renaissance


Academic OneFile

Recommended for: Colleges and Universities. Mostly full text. Academic OneFile is the premiere source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Wit... More


Ancestry Library Edition

Find census, birth, death, marriage records; US military records back to the 1600s; immigration and naturalization information; and court, land, and probate records. Available in the library only.  


Biography and Genealogy Master Index

Recommended for: Genealogy. Index only. Biography and Genealogy Master Index (BGMI) indexes current, readily available reference sources, as well as the most important retrospective works that cover i... More


Books & Authors

Recommended for: General user, Reading advice. A database to help you decide what to read next. Search by character, topic, setting, time period, genre, title, author, and series. Includes over 140,00... More


Business Insights: Essentials

Recommended for: General user, Professionals. Mostly full text. Business and Company Resource Center is a fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, inv... More 



Recommended for: General user. Full text. ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make, and model comb... More


Computer Database

Recommended for: General use. Some full text. Computer Database has over 2,687,481 articles from journals, trade magazines and popular computing magazines. Michigan residents or Michigan library acces... More


Consumer ReportsConsumer Reports

Click the Consumer Reports logo and enter your Highland Card Number in the PATRON ID box to access Consumer Reports online.



Upper Elementary through High School and general user. Full-text.A leading reference for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on countries across the globe, this database includes f... More 


ebooks, audiobooks from Download Destination

Download DestinationDownloadable ebooks, audiobooks, music, and more. Available for the Kindle, Nook, Sony e-Reader, and more!  Also download for your iPod or iPad, mp3 player, or other mobile device. 



eBooks (previously NetLibrary)

Recommended for: General user. All full text. Over 20,000 eBooks available on all topics. Michigan residents or Michigan library access only. Netlibrary users ALERT--the collection has changed its nam... More



Recommended for: Upper Elementary through High School. Full-text (1981-Present). Find over 2000 articles, ebooks, transcripts, photos, websites, focused multi-media, maps and reference sources s... More


eLibrary Elementary

Recommended for: Kindergarten to upper elementary. All full text. Video, audio, books, pictures, magazines, maps, newspapers, & transcripts of TV and radio shows. Michigan residents or Michigan li... More

ERIC (free version)

Recommended for: Educators, pre-service teachers and parents. Abstracts and/or Full-text. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education, ERIC p... More


Expanded Academic ASAP

Recommended for: Junior and Community Colleges. Mostly full text. Magazine, newspaper and journal articles appropriate to college and university -level research. All topics. Michigan residents or Mich... More 


FDSys (Federal Digital System)

Freely available materials. FDsys provides free online access to official Federal Government publications which include Congressional, Presidential and Federal agency materials. Through FDsys, you ... More 


Gale Virtual Reference Library

Recommended for: General user. All full text. Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials ... More


General BusinessFile ASAP

Recommended for: General user. All full text. Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a combination ... More


General OneFile

Recommended for general user. Mostly full text. A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental i... More


General Reference Center Gold

Recommended for: General user. Mostly full text. General Reference Center Gold provides one-stop access to general interest magazines, business periodicals, reference books, maps, hi... More 


Health and Wellness Resource Center

Recommended for: Students, Patients, Health Professionals. Mostly full text. Provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical j... More


Health Reference Center Academic

Recommended for: Students, Patients, Health Professionals. Mostly full text. Provides access to professional and personal health magazines, journals and reference sources. Michigan residents or Michig... More


HeritageQuest Online

Recommended for: Genealogy, local history and biography researchers. HeritageQuest Online includes all of the images, and extensive indexing, from the 1790 - 1930 U.S. federal censuses. It offers mo... More 


Informe! en Espanol

Recommended for: Spanish Language Resources. Full text. Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias. Mi... More


Junior Edition

Recommended for: Middle and Junior High School. Full text. Over 330 titles, cross searchable with E-Books, this database is designed for students in junior high and middle school with access to a var... More



Job and Career Accelerator

Recommended for: General user. Easy-to-use online application combining everything you need for a successful job search. This innovative job hunting system enables users to explore, in detail, over... More 


Kids InfoBits

Recommended for: K-6. All full text. Kids InfoBits is a database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Featuring a developmentally appropriate, visually graph... More 


Lansing State Journal

Recommended for: General user. Full-text. Comprehensive coverage (2002-Present) of articles, stories, columns, commentaries, reviews and more for the newspaper from the state capital... More 


Test Preparation through  LearningExpress Library

Recommended for: General user. Interactive online learning platform of academic and licensing/certification practice tests, elementary level testing for math and reading. Includes a section that take... More



Recommended for: General user, professional. Some full text. Students, law school faculty and legal researchers will all find the legal publications they need in LegalTrac®. Drawing on a wide variety ... More 


Magill's Medical Guide Online NEW! (enter first 5 digits of your Highland Library card number for password if accessing from home)

Covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues in an A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information boxes for all diseases and disorders.


Mango - Click and enter your Highland Library Card Number to access Mango Languages Online Mango Online Languages

 Learn a new language, wherever you are!  Log onto MANGO using your Highland Library Card number and have access to 47 foreign language learning courses and 16 English language learning options.


MedlinePlus (free version)

Recommended for: Patients and health professionals. Some full text. Covers all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing. From the National Library of Medicine.



Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

Free or reduced admission prices to arts and cultural organizations throughout the state. Participating organizations include Cranbrook Institute of Art, The DIA, Holocaust Memorial Center, Howell Nature Center and more!


Michigan Legal Help - legal self-help and resources


Michigan Authors and Illustrators

Recommended for: General user, Reading Advice. A searcheable database of Michigan authors and illustrators. Provides biographical and contact information. Indicates whether person will do library pre... More


Michigana (Sabin Collection): Sources in U.S. History Online

This digital archive documents state history. Drawn from the Sabin collection and other Gale sources, the archive provides access to a wide variety of documents: personal narratives and memoirs, pamph... More 



Recommended for: General user. All full text. A collection of more than 1,000 newspapers from around the country and the world. Includes the New York Times (1985-current). Michigan residents or Mich... More


New York Times

Recommended for: General user. All full text. The daily newspaper New York Times 1985-present. Michigan residents or Michigan library access only. More


Nursing Resource Center

Recommended for: Nursing students and other healthcare professionals. Mostly Full-text. Nursing Resource Center brings together in an easy-to-use interface disease and drug overviews, care... More 


OAIster (free version)

Recommended for: General User. This catalog of digitized materials includes books, articles and multimedia, representing multidisciplinary resources from more than 1,000 contributors worldwide. More


Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Recommended for: Middle school through college undergraduate and General user. Full-text. Features contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. D... More  


SIRS Discoverer Deluxe

Recommended for: K-9. All full text. A children's database of articles, books, video, audio on all topics. The interface is appropriate to children and includes reading levels, teacher's help pages, o... More


SIRS Renaissance

Recommended for: High school, College and University. Full text. Provides dynamic information on the following topics: architecture and design, culture, literature, multimedia, music, performing art... More


Small Business Resource Center

Recommended for: Small business owners/entrepreneurs and general user. Full-text. Learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business p... More 


Student Edition

Recommended for: High School. Mostly full text. Over 1,100 titles, cross searchable with E-Books, this database gives access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and... More 



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Free, online kids' books.  Choose "Storybooks" for animated, narrated picture books like All Aboard the Dinotrain and Pirates Don't Change Diapers.  Puzzles and games, audiobooks, full-text e-books and nonfiction videos are also available.  A free service brought to you by the Highland Library!  Requires Flash 6 plug-in, available here.


Turfgrass Information File (TGIF)

Recommended for: General user. Some full text. In the 1960s, the Michigan State University (MSU) Library began to collect printed turfgrass materials. In 1968, the personal collection of the late O.J.... More 


WorldCat (free version)

WorldCat.org lets you search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world. You can search for popular books, music CDs and videos—all of the physical items you're... More







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