Certificate of compliance

Michigan eLibrary (MeL)

is in compliance with the HONcode

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21 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Jan 2019

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

27 Jul 1997

Certificate validity:

valid until Jan 2019

Date of last visit:

06 Feb 2018
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

MeL is a service of the Library of Michigan. The Library of Michigan contracts with the Midwest Collaborative for Library Services and partners with a number of Michigan organizations and institutions to provide the MeL service.

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The subscription eResources represented in the Michigan eLibrary are selected via a professionally vetted process for their general value and content relevance to Michigan residents. Although MeL includes links providing direct access to other Internet resources, including websites, the eLibrary is not responsible for the accuracy or content of information contained in these sites. Inclusion of any digital resource in MeL does not constitute endorsement of a particular point of view or philosophy by the Library of Michigan.

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Google Analytics mentioned

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1992 - 2017

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

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This service is funded by the Federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) via the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) through the Library of Michigan, part of the Michigan Department of Education. Additional funding is provided by the State of Michigan.

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Our website does not host any form of advertisement.

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The HONcode's significance

The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site's certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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