Teen Databases

The Commerce Township Community Library provides access to the following subscription databases for online research. Most of these databases are accessible from outside of the library, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To gain remote access, you may need to provide your COMMERCE TOWNSHIP library card number when prompted. 

 

BILINGUAL

 
Mango Languages - click here to access Have you ever wanted to learn a new language for fun, travel, or business? Learn Spanish, German, French and many more languages that offered. The Mango learning system teaches practical conversation skills for real communication. It's fast, easy, and an effective method to learn to speak a foreign language.
 
   

EDUCATION AND LEARNING

 

Brainfuse - Click HERE to access Brainfuse helps students reach their goals by connecting them with qualified eTutors and collaborate with peer-to-peer learning.
Learning Express Library - College Students - Click Here to access

College Students from Learning Express Library - 
Math, reading, grammar, and science review with eBooks. Practice tests for six graduate school record exams including the GRE, LSAT, and MCAT. Includes multiple college placement exams including ACCUPLACER and ASSET preparation. Includes practice for the CLEP exams. Create a free account to access tools to help you do well on your college admissions tests and essay.

Culture Grams - click here to access

CultureGrams - 
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, go beyond the basic facts and figures with local perspectives on more than 200 countries. Discover the daily life, culture and traditions of people from around the world via photos, videos, and recipes from the region. Also learn about local greetings, holidays, and customs and listen to sound files providing national anthems.

Edutrek - CLICK HERE TO ACCESS

Edutrek - 
Looking for colleges? Research and connect with nearly every university, community college and trade school.

Explora for High School - CLICK HERE TO ACCESS Explora for High Schools- 
Provides hundreds of popular magazines and reference books for high school libraries. Covers subjects such as art, history, sports, and music. Includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents. Also includes photos, maps, and flags. Pulls content from MAS Complete, Consumer Health Complete, Newspaper Source Plus, eBook High School collection, Applied Science & Technology Source, and Vocational Studies Premier.
Learning Express Library - CLICK HERE TO ACCESS

Learning Express Library - 
Includes a resume builder you can save, edit, and print. Over 700 courses, practice tests, tutorials, eBooks, and flashcards. Practice tests include ACT, SAT, PSAT and TOEFL, as well as trade certification, civil service, math and reading tests, and U.S. citizenship. Create a free account to access tools to help you do well on your college admissions tests and essay.

   

GENERAL REFERENCE

 

Biography in Context - click here to access

Biography in Context is a comprehensive database of biographical information on more than 335,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.

Britannica School

Britannica School -
Nonfiction content geared for K-12 students. Includes over 132,000 encyclopedia articles, 103,000 images, 7,500 multimedia elements, more than 27,000 eBooks, and novels and essays. Tools include translation for 50+ languages and read-aloud functionality. Includes Lexile ranges and alignment with Michigan Department of Education Academic Standards across a variety of subjects.

 Michigan eLibrary - Click here to access Michigan eLibrary eResources-
Quickly locate homework help, good reads, college information, and other issues that impact your life.
 Opposing Viewpoints In Context - CLICK HERE TO ACCESS Opposing Viewpoints in Context covers today's important social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. This database helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates.
 
Points of View Reference Center - CLICK HERE TO ACCESS Points of View Reference Center-
Presents multiple sides of over 400 issues. Helps students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills.
 
   

LIFE SKILLS

 
Learning Express College Admissions Test Preparation - CLICK HERE TO ACCESS College Admissions Test Preparation from LearningExpress Library-
Practice tests, preparation eBooks, and tutorials for the ACT®, SAT, 12 AP subjects, PSAT/NMSQT, and TOEFL iBT® exams. Create a free account to access tools to help you do well on your college admissions tests and essay. Create a free account to access tools to help you do well on your college admissions tests and essay.
 
Free Permit Practice Tests - CLICK HERE TO ACCESS
 

Free Permit Practice Tests-
Free test and study materials for both automobiles and motorcycles. 

 High School Equivalency Center - CLICK HERE to access High School Equivalency Center from LearningExpress Library-
Skills building in reading, writing, grammar, spelling, and math. Practice for the GED in English and Spanish. Practice the HiSET and the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC). Create a free account to access tools to help you do well on these tests.
 
Vocational Studies Premier - CLICK HERE TO ACCESS Vocational Studies Premier-
Designed for two-year colleges, this resource offers support for vocational programs. Subjects include: counseling, biotechnology, cosmetology, fashion design, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, law enforcement, and veterinary assistant.
 
   

LITERACY

 

 eBook High School Collection

eBook High School Collection - 
For high school students and educators. There is a selection of teacher resources and titles align with Common Core Curriculum Standards. You may access the full text of these eBooks from your computer, or download titles to most popular portable devices.
 

Literary Reference Center

Literary Refernce Center - 
Covers broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Wide range of subjects covered including plot summaries, literary criticism, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems, short stories and novels, and author interviews.

NoveList Plus - CLICK HERE TO ACCESS 
 

Novelist Plus -
Contains information on over 260,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles. Features lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, Read-a-Like recommendations, and complete series information. Also includes reader ratings and reviews. Create your own reading wish list.