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Internet Resources

Online Databases & Electronic Resources

Access billions of genealogy records including Census, SSDI, and Military records.
*Ancestry Library Edition is available for in-library use only*

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Up-to-date information on over 175 countries!

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Career prep, GED & college test prep, computer skills and more at Learning Express Library!

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Thousands of ebooks and audiobooks free to download with the new Libby, by OverDrive, app.

New to Libby? Click here to get started!
*When signing in to Libby, use "bpl" before your library card number, ie bpl12345*
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Mango prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages, including English.

New to Mango? Click here to get started!
*Use this link to create a Mango profile before using the Mango app*

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Use your personal computer or mobile device to print at Briggs District Library using PrinterOn.

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Stream or download 100s of current and back issues of the most popular magazines to your Mac, PC, or mobile device -- all with no check out limits, no due dates, and no waiting lists!

New to RBdigital? Click here to get started!
*Use this link to sign up for a RBdigital account before using the app!

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Michigan residents or Michigan library or school access only.

Family History

MyHeritage Library Edition web buttonMyHeritage 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

Consumer Reports (part of MasterFILE) web buttonConsumer Reports (via MasterFILE Complete) - Provides clear reviews of commonly purchased products. Consumer Reports uses careful research, consumer insights, journalism, and policy expertise to help you inform purchase decisions. Also works to improve the products and services that businesses deliver, and drive regulatory and fair competitive practices.

Newspaper Source Plus web buttonNewspaper 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

AutoMate  web buttonAutomate - Excels at repair information and schedules, parts and labor estimates, service alerts, and recalls. Covers thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.



LearningExpress Library web buttonLearningExpress 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 buttonSmall 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.

Popular

AtoZ Databases web buttonAtoZDatabases - 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.

MasterFILE Complete web buttonMasterFILE - 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.

Reading

eBook Public Library Collection web buttoneBooks 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.


NoveList Plus web buttonNovelist 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.