14 March 2013
Published in Research News

Need a newspaper or magazine article on almost any topic? Need to finish some homework? Use these databases! Most of them can be accessed from home and all can be accessed at the library.

  • Databases marked with (*) are purchased by Royal Oak Public Library for ROPL card holders.
  • Databases marked with (**) are purchased by Friends of Royal Oak Public Library for ROPL card holders.

Not having luck with the links below? Access many of the databases through

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  • Affordable Health Care Act

    Confused about the new health care law? Here’s some information to help clear things up! The Affordable Health Care Act went into effect on October 1, 2013. Here’s a list of websites and pho...

  • Michigan Legal Help

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  • Pronunciator: New Language Learning Database

    Need to learn a new language? Want to refresh the language skills you already have? The library has just what you’re looking for! We are pleased to announce the launching of Pronunciator on ...

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