The Bay County Library System provides access to subscription databases on a wide variety of topics including Auto Repair, Business, Consumer Reports, Genealogy, Local History, Investments, Exam Practice, and Student Research.
4,000 databases including census, vital records, church, court and immigration records
Extensive coverage of the U. S. and the United Kingdom, also records for Canada, Europe and Australia
Coverage on a wide range of topics. Includes peer-reviewed full text for STEM research, as well as for the social sciences and humanities. Total titles indexed: 17,100+; Full-text titles: 8,900+.
Full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers the latest information about the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies. Total titles indexed: 190+; Full-text titles: 180+.
Detailed information on 30 million businesses and executives, over 200 million residents, 2 million new businesses as well as new movers/homeowners, U.S. healthcare professionals, a jobs database, background and criminal search and email marketing.
Service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls. Designed for touch-enabled devices such as laptops and tablets, Auto Repair Source offers a user-friendly search experience and access to a wealth of information to help users diagnose, repair and maintain today’s complex vehicles. Diagrams and images can be easily magnified and printed.
Coverage for several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published).
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Provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine. Total titles indexed: 500+; Full-text titles: 500+.
Detailed answers to the 200 most-commonly-asked health questions. Available in 17 languages. Answers are provided in evidence-based reports that feature graphics, illustrations, easy-to-read text and links to additional information.
Comprehensive business directory and demographic information to assess business viability, create sales leads and marketing mailing lists.
Consumer health information including magazines and reference books. It also includes searchable full text for current health pamphlets. Total titles indexed: 100+; Full-text titles: 70+.
Provides researchers, allied health professionals, nurses and medical educators access to full-text scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines. It provides indexing, abstracts and full-text for hundreds of nursing and allied health journals, many of which are peer-reviewed. Total titles indexed: 800+; Full-text titles: 300+.
- Tutorials and practice tests for elementary through college students
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Offers 90+ courses on topics such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, Computer Basics, Internet Basics, and MS Office Products.
Designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds. Coverage includes exclusive full text for many top consumer legal reference books, thousands of legal forms, and detailed how-to instructions covering a wide-range of legal issues. A majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo.
Authoritative database for current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world. It is an excellent resource for attorneys, educators, business people, law librarians, students, paralegals and others involved with the law. Total titles indexed: 2,200+; Full-text titles: 1,100+.
Contains links to Michigan Newspaper finding aids for news or obituaries by City and County, a list of newspaper holdings on microfilm, newspaper family histories and other newspaper resources.
Content from popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources. Covers wide range of subjects including business, health, fashion, sports, and personal finance. Total titles indexed: 3,400+; Full-text titles: 2,300+.
Middle school magazines and reference books including thousands of biographies, primary source documents, over a million photos, maps and flags. Subjects covered include history, current events, science, sports and biographies. Total titles indexed: 200+; Full-text titles: 170+.
MyHeritage Library Edition is one of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases of its kind. Access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries.
Provides coverage from newspapers, newswires, and news magazines. TV, radio transcripts, and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources are also included. Primary full coverage newspapers are The Washington Post and USA Today. Total titles indexed: 1,300+; Full-text titles: 1,300+.
Covers both fiction and nonfiction. This resources offers extensive reader’s advisory services including read-alike titles, series, and authors as well as professional reviews, reader reviews, articles, lists, genre overviews, discussion guides and more. Books are also tagged with appeal factors.
Children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedia entries, and an image collection designed for elementary school libraries. Total titles indexed: 115+; Full-text titles: 95+.
Covers a broad range of subjects in the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences and related disciplines. For psychologists, counselors, researchers and students. Total titles indexed: 500+; Full-text titles: 450+.
Theme-based Spanish-language interface designed to make content readily accessible to non-English users. This full-text Spanish-language database covers a broad array of subjects inside and outside academia. It offers content from a variety of sources, including reference books, general interest magazines and health reports. Daily updates ensure availability of the most current articles from a dozen prominent newspapers from 10 Latin American countries.
Offers coverage that addresses many small business topics from consumer small business reference books, business videos, help and advice section and how to create business plans. Total Titles Indexed: 400+; Full-text titles: 400+.