Research & Resources
Databases and Newspapers Online
Databases are available at all Detroit Public Library locations. If accessing databases from home, work or school, please note that some databases may require a Detroit Public Library card number, a Michigan Driver’s License number or State ID number.
Databases marked with are only accessible from computers at Detroit Public Library locations.
Databases by Subject
Biography and Genealogy
Community Information and Referral
Health and Medicine
Philosophy, Psychology and Religion
Science and Technology
Social Sciences and History
TIP (The Information Place) is a free community information and referral service that helps people find answers to the problems of everyday living. Librarians link individuals to agencies and local nonprofit organizations that offer services such as emergency food, health care, support groups, and parenting education.
Catalog & Database Search
Search books, movies, games and other library materials.
Search newspaper, magazine and journal articles.