Online Databases

Need a newspaper or magazine article on almost any topic? Need to finish some homework? Use these databases! Most of these are subscription resources that the library provides for Waterford residents. Most of them can be used both from home and at the library.

Michigan eLibrary
Some of these databases are provided free of charge by the Michigan eLibrary through federal LSTA and state funding.
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Alphabetical List of Databases

Databases by type of Source



General Indexes to Magazine Articles

(Various Subjects) A great place to start!

Newspapers


Encyclopedias, Reference Books, and Directories


Databases by Subject



Books & Literature


Business, Company Information and Demographics


Careers


Consumer Information


Education


Genealogy


Health & Medicine


Languages


Law


Science & Technology


Social Issues


Databases by Type of User



Scholarly