Michigan eLibrary


MeL is the Michigan eLibrary, a 24/7 online library for Michigan residents.

  • MeL Databases allow you instant access to full-text articles from tens of thousands of magazines and newspapers. Databases are available for kids, adults, and on specialized topics such as car repair, practice tests and art images. View a video to familiarize yourself with the databases.
  • MeLCat allows you to order books and have them delivered to your participating library.
  • MeL Gateways include specialized resources such as those in genealogy, health, business and areas for kids and teens.