ebsco link to covid19 research

A Deep Dive into COVID-19 Research

Ebsco Information Services is an information aggregator. They supply libraries and other research institutions specialized databases. (Many of the databases provided by PDL and MeL are provided by Ebsco.) As part of an open access initiative, Ebsco has created a portal for the general public, scientists, researchers, and medical professionals world wide. The latest in research and treatment of the coronavirus is contained in this database. The access to this database is free for library patrons. If you want to make a deep dive into the research on COVID-19, this database is for you.

You can access this database here: https://covid-19.ebscomedical.com/

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Book Cover: Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You

Anti-Racism for Teens

Non-Fiction

Stamped–Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi (OverDrive)

This remarkable reimagining of Dr. Ibram X. Kendi’s National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning reveals the history of racist ideas in America, and inspires hope for an antiracist future. It takes you on a race journey from then to now, shows you why we feel how we feel, and why the poison of racism lingers.

Click through for more non-fiction books about anti-racism as well as fiction about justice and the Black Lives Matter movement.

Looking for some fun reads? Sci-Fi? Fantasy? Adventure? Romance? Sports? Check out these other stories by Black authors

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Pride Flag

PRIDE! Ebooks with LGBTQ+ Characters and Themes

June is PRIDE Month! Celebrate stories with LGBTQ+ themes and the authors who write them! Whether you’re looking for a romance, fantasy, sci-fi, graphic novel, or a work of realistic fiction you can relate to, you can find titles here and throughout our catalog. All of the titles listed here are available in electronic format, either as audio or ebooks.

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Legal Documents

Legal Documents for Your Peace of Mind

If there’s one thing we’ve learned during this pandemic, it is that being prepared gives us peace of mind. Now is a great time to work on those life planning legal documents that all adults should consider, like a Michigan Statutory Will and Power of Attorney for healthcare and finances.

The library has you covered! Click through for links to online sources, both free and as a service of your library card, that will give you a head start. As with all legal topics, please meet with your legal counsel to finalize the best plans for you and your family.

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