Your Journey Begins Here

Adult Services


  • Automotive - Automotive research site featuring new and used car buyer's guides, classifieds, nationwide gas price finder and helpful enthusist section.
  • Autobytel - Free automotive research website that includes information on car and safety ratings, top ten lists, financing and more. Registration required.
  • Autozone - For the Do it Yourselfer: Click on Repair Guides. Repair guides offer detailed information about your vehicle - everything from step-by-step repair instructions to wiring diagrams are included.
  • NADA Guides - Online prices & reviews, links to road tests and safety information.
  • Kelley Blue Book (New & Used Car Prices) - Includes precise retail and trade-in values, includes motorcycle prices.
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - Links to safety problems & issues, test results, regulations and standards, R&D

Books, Blogs & eBooks


  • Amazon Books - Premier bookstore on the Internet, includes books, music, videos, electronics and e-auctions.
  • Barnes and Noble - Another great Internet bookstore.
  • Michigan Center for the Book - The Center draws from the Library of Michigan and its affiliate institutions to encourage and produce local and statewide programs and resources that promote books, reading, authors and libraries.
  • Project Gutenberg - Classic texts online - Most comprehensive site on the web; can search by title or author of many classic books or works.

Blogs & Sites

  • Science Fiction/Fantasy Blogs & Sites
    •  - Speculative fiction blog.
    • - Pop culture blogsite with sf, fantasy and horror book reviews, movie reviews and more.
    • - Highly regarded science fiction, fantasy and horror review site.
    • - Comprehensive sf/fantasty blogsite with multiple reviewers, news, interviews and more.
    • - Online site reviews books & videos, with topical and author lists.
    • - News, reviews, fan forums, interviews and a plan for fan writers to post their own works.
    • - Bloggers review Tor titles and works from other publishers; "Rereads" section provides deep analysis of speculative fiction.


  • - The Grandaddy of Them All - offers over 33,000 free e-books to be read on many devices
  • - Over 500 public domain titles, search by author, title or genre
  • - Thousands of public domain books and original books from new authors that you can read on any mobile device
  • - Over 25,000 free e-books; allows browsing through popular titles, recommendations, or recent reviews
  • - Free e-books, mostly classics, that you can read on your computer, smart phone or Kindle
  • - Offers about 100 classic novels you can download
  • - Selection of free e-books offererd by The Metropolitan Museum of Art.


Colleges/Financial Aid

Consumer Information

  • - Allows you to remove your name from "junk mail" lists.
  • Annual Credit Report - Allows you one free credit report a year from each of the three major credit agencies.
  • Better Business Bureau - Consumer information on businesses, charity reports, allows one to file a complaint on a company, a new car or charity electronically.
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission - Safety information on consumer products.
  • Consumer Information at FTC - Wealth of information on consumer issues and items.
  • Consumer Search - Allows you to find reviews of products much like Consumer Reports.
  • Do Not Call Registry - Register for this national program to prevent unwanted telemarketing calls.
  • gethuman - A website that will give you the phone number to talk to a real human at many companies, not a recorded message!
  • ICCC (IC3) - Internet Crime Complaint Center.
  • - Internet and telemarketing fraud prevention.
  • Network for Good - Helps people find opportunities to volunteer, donate money, and speak out about important issues in their communities.
  • - An insurance guide for the consumer and the professional.

Directories/Search Engines


Search Engines

  • Bing - A search engine produced by Microsoft.
  • Dogpile - A metasearch engine.
  • Google - The best search engine on the web.
  • Yahoo! - Another popular search engine and much more.