The Michigan eLibrary is Michigan’s virtual library. This service of the Library of Michigan, developed with the participation of Michigan libraries, is designed to offer every library and resident of the state equitable and easy-to-use access to a core set of information resources.
MeL resources include the following:
- MeLCat – a valuable resource-sharing service that removes geographic barriers, effectively allowing users to search for books and other materials from an ever-growing collection of participating libraries’ holdings and have those materials delivered to their local library. MelCat opens the door for browsing the collections of libraries throughout Michigan. If an item is not available at our library, a patron may simply search MeLCat on a public access computer in the library or from home. Initiate your own interlibrary loan requests by using MelCat or you may continue to receive assistance from a librarian. In order to make requests and borrow materials, a person must be a registered library card holder in good standing at the Taymouth Township Library. Materials that are owned by our library may not be requested from another library.
- MeL eResources – There are over 70 eResources in MeL. For the complete listing, visit the MeL eResources page. The MeL eResources are purchased through Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds administered by the Library of Michigan and through state appropriations.
Find further help on Michigan eLibrary’s Help Page