When using these databases from outside the library you'll be prompted to confirm your aadl.org username and password, even if you're already logged in. If you don't have a username and password on the site, please register for an account first. Your account should be associated with a valid library card to use the databases. If you don't have a library card, you can use Michigan eLibrary Databases with just your Michigan driver's license. Need a Library Card?
Now the world’s most complete and authoritative reference work on the world’s largest language is yours to use wherever you are. The digital version of the Oxford English Dictionary is available to all AADL patrons, complete with the definitions, etymologies, and usages back to the word’s origins that have made the OED the dictionary about the English language.
If you are stumped on a new piece of software or just looking to expand your skills, check out our Computer Classes, held at all AADL locations. Our classes can teach you how to use everything from MS Word to iPhoto to your new digital camera.