Portage District Library Quick Links

Online Resources

Welcome to the e-branch of the Portage District Library! Here you will find electronically accessible books, journals, magazines, newspapers, and directories, the majority of which you can access with your library card from home or anywhere.

Law Databases:

  • Affordable Care Act: Information and Enrollment

    This gateway into www.healthcare.gov will enable you to explore and (starting October 1, 2013) enroll in healthcare coverage through the insurance marketplace.

    Availability:

    Anywhere
  • Gale Legal FormsPDL Databse

    This database from Gale provides a wide selection of state-specific legal forms including real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord/ tenant and many others. Also includes a attorney state directory and a legal dictionary.

    Category:

    Law

    Availability:

    Anywhere with a library card
  • LegalTracMEL Database

    Drawing on a wide variety of the most highly regarded legal publications, this database provides indexing for more than 1,400 titles including major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals, as well as law-related articles from over 1,000 additional business and general interest titles.

    Category:

    Law

    Availability:

    Anywhere with a library card
  • Michigan Legal Help

    The Michigan Legal Help website was created to help people who have to handle simple civil legal problems without a lawyer. There are articles you can read to learn about a specific area of the law and toolkits to help you prepare to represent yourself in court.

    Category:

    Law

    Availability:

    Anywhere