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  • Reference

    Use library tools and resources to discover new books and materials or do research online.

    Test Prep/Jobs/Careers. Seven interactive learning centers of academic and licensing/certification practice tests, elementary level testing for math and reading, and skills building tools. Learning centers: High School EquivalencyCollege Admissions Test PreparationCollege StudentsCareer PreparationAdult Core SkillsSchool.

    General OneFile

    General user. Mostly full text. One-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social sciences, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Updated daily.  Michigan residents or Michigan library access only.


    General interest. Full text. Authoritative car and truck repair information. Year, make, and model combinations from 1940 to the present. Videos, photos, wiring diagrams, diagnostics, and maintenance specifications. Michigan residents or Michigan library access only. If this resource isn't displaying properly for you in Internet Explorer 11, navigate to Tools | Internet options | Privacy -  then click on the Advanced privacy settings and check Override automatic cookie handling and set both first-party and third-party cookies to accept.

    HeritageQuest Online

    Genealogy/History/Biography. Full text and indexing. Includes all of the images, and extensive indexing, from the 1790 - 1940 U.S. federal censuses; more than 28,000 digitized book titles, including early family histories and local histories; more than 250 primary-source documents such as tax lists, city directories, probate records and more.  PERSI, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, the Freedman’s Bank Records, and the U.S. Serial Set Private Relief Actions, Memorials and Petitions are included. Michigan residents or Michigan library access only.

    Health and Wellness Resource Center

    General interest. Mostly full text. Intended for informational purposes only. Provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos from partner Healthology, Inc., articles from 2,200 general interest publications and links to reputable health websites in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles. Includes video. Michigan residents or Michigan library access only.

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    The Manuals, known as the Merck Manuals in the United States and Canada and MSD Manuals outside the United States and Canada, are one of the world’s most widely used medical information resources. The Manuals have committed to making the best current medical information accessible by up to 3 billion healthcare professionals and patients on every continent by 2020.

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  • Community Directory

    Resources for Presque Isle County and Reference Services


    Presque Isle District Library’s Reference Librarian can assist you with reference materials, questions, instructions for using the on-line catalog, and other information.

    Please contact us at (989) 734-2477, Ext. 225 or via email at reference@pidl.org with reference requests.

  • GED Training

    GED Training is available at the Rogers City and Onaway Branch Libraries.
    A GED instructor is available at the Rogers City branch on Monday from 3:30 to 7:00 pm and on Wednesday from 3:30 to 7:00 pm.  
    Complete your GED and improve your opportunities for employment, advancement, personal accomplishment, and a better quality of life!  Download the GED Guidelines Flyer below.
    Limited tutoring is available.

    GED Guidelines Flyer

    Please call the Onaway branch library for more information at (989) 733-6621.