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Reference Resources

Credo Reference

Home of the Mind Map!

Credo is an information skills solutions provider that serves educational institutions worldwide. CREDO provides access to hundreds of in-depth subject encyclopedias and handbooks covering every major subject from Accounting to Art History and Shakespeare to Einstein. 


Gale Virtual Reference Library

Collection of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Good starting point for research. Access to GVRL is provided free through the Michigan eLibrary. Available off-campus. 


Making of Modern Michigan

The Making of Modern Michigan is a collaborative project involving 52 Michigan libraries. It includes local history materials from communities around the state. Michigan's unique heritage is represented through over 4,500 different subjects of photographs, family papers, oral histories, genealogical materials, and much more.


Salem Press 

Offers access to a variety of reference publications from Salem Press and Grey House Publishing. Coverage includes titles on Careers, Current Events, Health, History, Literature and Science. Current access is limited to on-campus.