KPL staff-selected resources. We welcome your comments and suggestions.

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Great Lakes Shipping Ports and Cargoes by Patrick LapinskiHiking Michigan by Roger StormDream Homes Michigan by Ryan ParrUp the Rouge! by Joel Thurtell

Databases (most require KPL library card)

InfoTrac All Using PowerSearch

Magazines, journals, newspapers, reference books, ebooks available in the library or at home with your KPL library card or with your Michigan Driver's License or ID by going to Mel.org
Includes Computer Database; Custom Newspapers; General Reference Center Gold; Grand Rapids Press; Expanded Academic ASAP; General Business File ASAP; Legal Trac; InfoTrac Onefile; Health Reference Center Academic ASAP

MeL Michigan eLibrary

Magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference books provided to Michigan libraries and Michigan residents at home with their Michigan Driver's License or ID or from libraries in Michigan.  Also includes links to Michigan related websites.

Newspapers and Magazines

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Business Outlook: Quarterly Report for West Michigan

Crain's Detroit Business

Grand Rapids Magazine

Great Lakes Family

Guide Magazine

Inside Michigan Politics

Jack Pine Warbler

Kalamazoo Valley Family Newsletter


Michigan Bar Journal

Michigan Birds

Michigan Business Report (DOC) HD5725.M5P37

Michigan Chronicle

Michigan Environmental Report

Michigan Lawyers Weekly

Michigan Quarterly Review

Michigan Sportsman

Michigan Traveler

Visit Detroit

Western Michigan Episcopalian


Absolute Michigan

A collection of links, features, news and information about the state of Michigan

Everything Michigan

Tons of links to Michigan-related web sites.

Michigan State and Local Government on the Web

History, law, sports, travel, statistics, health, education, environment, employment, elections. Links to Michigan government and topical web sites from the U of M Documents Center.


The official state of Michigan web site is the place to begin looking for information regarding Michigan.

Seeking Michigan

Explore Michigan - past and present.

View all Topic Guides

map of Michigan

Michigan, “The Wolverine State”