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Dorothy Hull Library - Windsor Charter Township

eBooks & Research

Use library tools and resources to discover new books and materials or do research online.

Online Databases:

Consumer Reports

For up-to-date product reviews and comparisons, we have a subscription to Consumer Reports magazine. We also have access to their online database that is completely searchable and user friendly.

For login information, please contact library staff. Use the link below for access.

Ancestry -- Library edition

This genealogy resource is accessible from any library computer. Ask at the desk for help accessing and using this database. 

24/7 access to homework help, study guides, test prep, resume and portfolio assistance, and more. Provided by the library through the Woodlands Library Cooperative. Click the link below, enter your library card, and get started! logo

Mango Languages

If you're interested in learning an new language, a great resource would be Mango. They provide language courses for over 70 different languages, all free with your library card! Login with your card number, pick the language you want to learn, and get started!

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Michigan residents or Michigan library or school access only.

Family History

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MyHeritage Library Edition - Family history resource including more than 6 billion historical records from the United States, Europe, Latin America, and other regions. Includes the full USA federal census (1790-1940); census of England and Wales (1841-1901); U.S. World War II Army Enlistment as well as records of Union and Confederate Civil War soldiers.

Journals & Newspapers

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Newspaper Source Plus - Includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires, and news magazines. Offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources. Primary full coverage newspapers are The Washington Post and USA Today.

Life Skills

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Auto Repair Source - Excels at repair information and schedules, parts and labor estimates, service alerts, and recalls. Covers thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.
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LearningExpress Library - Includes a resume builder you can save, edit, and print. Over 700 courses, practice tests, tutorials, eBooks, and flashcards. Practice tests include ACT, SAT, PSAT and TOEFL, as well as trade certification, civil service, math and reading tests, and U.S. citizenship.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center web button
Small Engine Repair Reference Center - Repair guides for small engines and routine maintenance (tune-ups, brake service, etc.). Also includes guides on extensive repairs such as engine and transmission disassembly. Coverage includes lawn mowers, motorcycles, tractors, and snowmobiles.


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AtoZDatabases - Detailed information on 30 million businesses and executives and 2 million new businesses. Includes data on over 200 million residents as well as new movers/homeowners. Special features include a background and criminal history search. Information provided on U. S. healthcare professionals. Includes a jobs database and email marketing.
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MasterFILE - Broad collection of popular full-text magazines and reference books. Covers subjects including: business, health, education, fitness, sports and leisure, personal finance, general science, multicultural issues, DIY, and fashion. Also includes photos, maps, and flags.


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eBooks Public Library - Collection of over 44,000 reference books featuring titles for both adults and kids. Covers a wide variety of topics from self-help and fitness to cooking and personal finance. You may access the full text of these eBooks from your computer, or download titles to most popular portable devices.
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MeLCat - More than 400 libraries participate in sharing their books and other resources. Use your local library card to order materials from other libraries in Michigan.
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Novelist Plus - Contains information on over 260,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles. Features lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, Read-a-Like recommendations, and complete series information. Also includes reader ratings and reviews. Create your own reading wish list.