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e-Library

Cromaine District Library provides many different research tools for its cardholders. Subscription databases provide a wealth of information on topics ranging from finding your ancestors to elementary-level research. The information in these databases is often easier to find and more reliable than what you can find on the World Wide Web. NOTE: Most, but not all, databases allow access from home. These are labeled Available Everywhere. Databases which you must be in the library buildings to use are labeled Available at Cromaine.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition is a new genealogy research tool created for the library market and provides patrons instant access to a wide range of unique resources for genealogical and historical research. With more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more! These collections are continuously expanding, with new content added every business day.
Subject Area(s): Genealogy

Availability: 
(Available At Cromaine)

Business Decision

BusinessDecision is a powerful web-based software service available through the Michigan eLibrary (MeL.org). BusinessDecision enables you to research consumer market data, demographic data, and market segmentation data associated with geographies you customize such as addresses, ZIP Codes, cities, and much more.

Availability: 
(Available Everywhere)

Demographics Now

Researchers and entrepreneurs are provided with comprehensive business and demographic information valuable to assess business viability, create sales leads and marketing mailing lists, complete location analyses and business plans, analyze population trends, find potential sponsors and donors and much more. This versatile database is useful for those who want to start a business as well as those who want to take their established business to the next level.

Availability: 
(Available Everywhere)

Learning Express Library

Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.

Availability: 
(Available Everywhere)

MeL.org (Michigan eLibrary)

The State of Michigan provides many databases to Michigan residents in addition to those provided by Cromaine. MeL.org is your link to Michigan databases, MeLcat, MeL Michigana, and more.

Availability: 
(Available Everywhere)