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MeL.org is a Michigan Department of Education repository of information – search on many topics and find both print and electronic sources. Databases offered on MeL.org are free to all Michigan residents.

Accounting

American Sign Language

  • American Sign Language site with demonstrations of words from an index of words from ASL University.
  • ASL Pro site supports the ASL Education Community.

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Anthropology

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Art

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Astronomy

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Automotive Technology

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Biology

  • Taxonomy Browser from the National Center for Biotechnology Information.
  • Plants Database from the United States Department of Agriculture.  Search by scientific name, by state, by characteristics.
  • BioZone is a nice starting point to topics in biology including animal behavior, animal biology, cell biology, ecology, genetics, microbiology, and plant biology.
  • Cirrusimage digital images and information on North American Insects and Spiders
  • The Complete Works of Charles Darwin Online  This site “contains Darwin’s complete publications, thousands of his private papers and the largest Darwin bibliography and manuscript catalogue ever published.”  Also contains reference materials and other documents pertaining to Darwin.
  • Nearctica presents the natural world of North America. This site deals with mother of the family Noctuidae. Established by Dr. Robert W. Poole and Dr. Patricia Gentili.
  • All the Virology on the Web for microbiology students. Provided by Tulane University School of Medicine.
  • Comparative Mammalian Brain Collections This site contains images and information from one of the world’s largest collections of well-preserved, sectioned and stained brains of over 100 different species of mammals.
  • Anatomy of the Human Body as presented by Henry Gray in 1918. The searchable site includes over 1200 drawings.
  • General Biology section from the Michigan Electronic Library.  Click on Science then click the icon next to one of the biology topics.
  • SciTechDaily  International science and technology stories.
  • BAMONA Butterflies and moths of North America.
  • Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Business

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Chemistry

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College Success Center

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College Success Seminar (CSS)

Communications

Computer Information Systems

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Criminal Justice

Dance

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Economics

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Education

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Electronics / Electrical

 

 

Emergency Medical Technology

Engineering

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English

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  • Poetry

    • Representative Poetry Online provided by RPO Editors, University of Toronto Department of English, and University of Toronto Press. This a comprehensive site covering many aspects of English poetry. Included is a glossary of poetic terms, a searchable database of poetry, and a timeline of poets and poetry. Contains nearly 3,000 poems by 400 poets.
    • A Timeline of English Poetry
    • Rhyming Dictionary
    • The Academy of American Poets includes biographical information, discussions, and real audio clips of poems.
    • Modern Poetry Archive sponsored by the University of North Carolina Press and the North Carolina Arts Council.
    • American Verse Project provided by the University of Michigan Humanities Text Initiative
    • Bartleby.com Includes several anthologies. Poems by Dickinson, Eliot, Frost, Keats, Sandburg, Shakespeare, Whitman, Wilde, Wordsworth, Yeats and many others.

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Foreign Languages

  • DuoLingo free language learning site. Includes Danish, Dutch, Esperanto, French, German, Irish, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, and Ukrainian.
  • Language provided by Michigan Electronic Library. Click on one of several Language categories.
  • Ethnologue: Languages of the World from the Summer Institute of Linguistics. Describes the world’s 7,000 plus languages.

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Geography

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Geology

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Graphic Reproduction/Photography

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Health

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  • Nutrition

    • Searchable USDA Nutrient Database provided by the U.S. Agricultural Research Service. Information on food contents include vitamins, minerals, lipids, amino acids, and caffeine. The site also includes information on retention factors, isoflavones, carotenoids, Vitamin K, trans fatty acids, and sugar.
    • Tufts University Nutrition Navigator

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History

  • DPLA Primary Source Sets from the Digital Public Library of America are primary sources organized to help students explore topics in history, literature, and culture.
  • The Library of Congress “is the nation’s first established cultural institution and the largest library in the world, with millions of items including books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections.” It has made many projects and collections available free online:
  • Photogrammar maps and categorizes 170,000 vintage photos across the U.S., 1935-1946. Commissioned by the United States Farm Security Administration–Office of War Information (FSA-OWI), Photogrammar is a Yale University project offering county-by-county GIS breakdown of photo locations.

Humanities

  • Annotated Webliography of Humanism provided by Dr. Peter Derkx, associate professor history of humanism at the University for Humanist Studies (Universiteit voor Humanistiek) at Utrecht in the Netherlands. This page was last updated in 2007.
  • Arts & Letters Daily a news source for the humanities. Includes articles and links to book review sites, newspapers and other news sources.
  • DPLA Primary Source Sets from the Digital Public Library of America are primary sources organized to help students explore topics in history, literature, and culture.
  • Humanities websites from the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Creative Commons a nonprofit organization offering a range of copyright licenses for creators, as well as a library of work released using the platform.
  • Google Arts and Culture

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Hydraulics / Pneumatics

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Library Skills

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Machine Technology

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Manufacturing Technology

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 Materials Technology

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Mathematics

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Music

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Nursing

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Philosophy

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Physical Education

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Physical Science

Physics

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Political Science

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Psychology

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Real Estate

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Respiratory Therapy

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Sociology

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Theater

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Welding

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 Women’s Studies

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