Research & Tutorials

Taylor Community Library offers a range of free online resources to help you learn and grow.  Unless otherwise noted, these resources can be accessed at home using your library card number and PIN.

Ancestry Library Edition

IN LIBRARY USE ONLY
Search billions of genealogy documents-- including census, military, immigration, birth and death records-- in the library version of Ancestry.com.

Consumer Reports

Find professional ratings and reviews on thousands of items from the popular magazine and website.  Get recommendations on appliances, electronics, cars, and more.

ProCitizen: US

Comprehensive citizenship preparation materials, including vocabulary, civics, and reading/writing practice.

Pronunciator Language Learning

Personalized language lessons in 99 different languages, including English as a Second Language.

Michigan eLibrary

The largest selection of free academic research databases, tutorials, and learning resources.  Visit Michigan eLibrary for a full listing.  Popular resources include:

AtoZdatabases

Provides detailed information on businesses and individuals, including background and criminal history search features

Auto Repair Source

Vehicle repair information, including schedules, diagrams, parts and labor estimates, service alerts, and recalls.

LearningExpress Library

Access 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 US Citizenship.  Also includes job seeker resources.

MyHeritage Library Edition

Family history and genealogy records from US, Europe, Latin America and other regions.

NoveList Plus

Find reading recommendations for fiction and nonfiction based on your favorite titles, authors, and genres.